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Mrs.

Female 1830 - 1861  (~ 31 years)


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  • Name Mrs.  
    Born CA 1830  of, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Accidental Death 9 Jul 1861 
    drowning 
    Interesting misfortune, drowning, accident 
    Died 9 Jul 1861  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Cause: drowning 
    Misfortune 1862 
    drowned in well 
    Name Mrs. Sheehan 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-125339 
    Person ID I125339  Generations
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2019 

    Family Sheehan,   b. Abt 1830, of, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F42814  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - CA 1830 - of, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: drowning - 9 Jul 1861 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Sheehan: Drowned in a Well

      Mrs. Sheehan came to her end Tuesday night last, about 7 o'clock, by falling into a well, near the corner of Wellington and Catherine Streets. It appeared from the evidence taken before the Coroner, that she was about to remove to another house, and taken to it, during the day, two pigs. She went in the evening for the purpose them some meat, and had occasion to go to the well, for some water. While stooping down to reach the water, it is thought that she lost her hold and went headfirst into the well. Her Husband, who was in the house, which was only a short distance off, wondering where she was stopping so long, and went in search of her, about half an hour after she left, and found her, with little more than her head under water. The well is only about four feet in depth, and contained about a foot of water. There was not the slightest bruise about the head to show that it had been injured as she fell in. It is difficult to understand, how she was unable to extricate herself from the position in which she was found. The jury returned a verdict of accidental death by drowning.


      Berlin Telegraph 12 Jul 1861

  • Sources 
    1. [S20] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berlin Telegraph (title varies: Berlin Telegraph, Berlin Daily Telegraph) (1853-1922), Sheehan: Drowned in a Well - 12 Jul 1861.