Genealogy of the McMicking Family




d. September 8, 2017

85 from Millville, NJ passed away peacefully at Inspira Hospital with family by her side. She was born in Carteret, NJ and grew up in South Vineland. She graduated from Vineland High School, Class of 1952, and worked at Kimble Glass in Vineland for 43 years before retiring. She is predeceased by her husband Robert C. Hutchings; her brother Charles McMicking; and their family dog Hondo. She is survived by her daughter Donna Dickerson and her husband Herbert of Dalzell, SC; her son Robert Hutchings and his wife Janet of Deerfield Twp., NJ; her grandsons Robert Matthew Hutchings and Ryan Patrick Hutchings; as well as numerous caring cousins, nieces and nephews. She will be sadly missed by her very close friends Ronnie and Margaret Vetter, as well as her neighbor Maria Marcynyczyn, along with several wonderful friends. Alice was an avid bowler and loved her trips with her husband to Marblehead, Mass. and the Atlantic City casinos. She loved sports on TV, and watching her grandsons play soccer, basketball and baseball, and doing jigsaw puzzles. She always had a great story to tell and was always willing to help out family and friends.



d. October 13, 2015

BAILEY, Jean Francis  (nee McMicking)  - Born January 11, 1913 and passed away on October 13, 2015 at the age of 102.  Predeceased by her beloved husband Les. Loving mother to Kirk and Ray, grandmother to Scott, Julie, Sandy, and great-grand- mother to Maeve, Elise, Molly, Charlie, Quinn, and Sawyer.  She  will be deeply missed by all who knew her.



d. August 15, 2015

Peacefully at the Hamilton General Hospital on Saturday, August 15, 2015, in her 85th year.  Beloved wife of the late Lloyd (2000). Loved mother of Judi (Mark) of Surrey, B.C. and Darryl (Dorothy) of Victoria B.C. Loved Grandma of Brendan, Dylan, Sean, and 6 Great- Grandchildren. Dear sister of Brian Green (Sylvia). Dear aunt of Bradley, Janet and Geoffrey. Mari was a retired employee of WABCO with over 30 years of service, a volunteer with the Hamilton Police Service, a member of the Red Hat Society, a gifted doll maker, and an avid traveller with a gift for life.



d. May 11,2014

Passed away peacefully on Sunday 11th May 2014. Beloved Husband of Meredith (Mary). Loving Father to Lorraine, Belinda and Allan Backman, Debbie and Neville Dolinski, David , Melody and Brook, Darren and Michelle Grandfather and Great-grandfather to all of his respective Families and Friends



d. May 8, 2013

DENMAN  HAROLD died peacefully at home on 8 May 2013, aged 91. Much loved husband of Frances, adored father of Roly, dear stepfather to Francis and Alex and loving and proud grandfather of Ozzie and Tilly. Private family funeral. Service of Thanksgiving will be held at St Michael's Church, Playden, Rye, East Sussex on Wednesday 12 June at 10.30am, with a reception afterwards at Rye Lawn Tennis and Squash Club...Telegraph and Times of 14 May 2013



d.September 8, 2012

McMicking (John Chandler): Passed away on Saturday 8th September. Father of Gilbert, father-in-law of Shelley. Pa to Brendon, Tanya and Gavin.  Published in The West Australian



d.Juy 1, 2012

16.3.1928 - 1.7.2012. Aged 84 years. Passed away peacefully at Domain Aged Care, Sale. Loved wife of Greg Black (Tarwin Lower) and Tom McMicking (Rosedale) (both dec). Loved mother and mother-in-law of George Black, Alistair and Jane Black, Jenny and Rick Robertson, Sally Friend and Vic Harrison. Loving grandmother of all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Loved step mother of all the McMicking family. Second wife of Thomas Fergusson McMicking.



d.April 17, 2012

Evelyn Louise MacMicking, 86, of Bear, DE went home to be with her Lord on April 17, 2012. Evelyn was one of three children to the late Frank and Jennie Webb and was a devoted wife to Everett "Bucky" MacMicking of 45 years, who preceded her in death. Evelyn will be lovingly remembered by her three children, to whom she was a devoted Christian mother, Deborah L. Chaplin and husband Harry, Wayne MacMicking and wife Julie and Mark MacMicking; as well as, her treasured grandchildren, great grandchildren and her sister, Betty and husband Ed Strausser. Evelyn touched the lives of countless friends and family as a faithful member of Berean Baptist Church. She was a willing worker of Christ committed to Sunday school, prayer meeting, mission work and worship services. Mrs. MacMicking was a blessing to many and beloved by all who knew her.



d.February 2, 2012

Constance McMicking SUMMERVILLE - Constance Marie McMicking, 73, of Summerville, widow of Lawrence McMicking, passed away February 2, 2012 in her sleep. She was born on February 16, 1938, in Madera, PA, a daughter of the late Clifford Miller and Lucinda Stoddart Miller. She devoted herself to raising her five children and was an active member of the women's club while serving at St. Theresa's of the Little Flower. She is survived by her five children, Bruce Lawrence McMicking (Ann Reardon) of Monroe, NC, Keith Patrick McMicking (Susan Bruorton) of Goose Creek, SC, Colleen Marie Kearney (Thomas Kearney) of Stafford, VA, Sean James McMicking (Angela Shuler) of Summerville, SC, Kerry Lawrence McMicking (Shana Schultz) of Charlotte, NC, and 7 grandchildren. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, February 7, 2012 at 11:00 am at St. Theresa's of the Little Flower, 11001 Dorchester Rd, Summerville, SC



d.November 20, 2011

Lawrence McMicking was born in Niagra Falls, NY in 1934.  After graduation from North Tonawanda, NY High School in 1952, he joined the U.S. Navy and served aboard ship in various parts of the world until 1955 and was honorably discharged as a 3rd Class Petty Officer.  After working in various factories, he became a Niagra Falls, NY Police Officer in 1957 and in 1962 transferred to the New York State Police, retiring in 1977.  During that period 1952-77, he married Constance Miller, had five children and received a Bachelors Degree from the State University of New York and a Masters Degree from Niagra University.  In 1977, he accepted a position in Charleston, SC as an instructor in Criminal Justice and taught until 1983.  In 1983, he accepted a position in the U.S. Civil Service as head of security at the Naval Base in Charleston and later as Security Chief at the Naval Supply Center in Charleston.  In 1986 he accepted a position as a Security Specialist with the U.S. Marshal's service in Arlington, VA.  He later traveled throughout the U.S. arranging for security at the U.S. Courthouses and Probation Offices and was promoted to supervisor.  He retired from the U.S. Government in 1995 and returned to Summerville, SC.  After retirement, he served as a background investigator for various U.S. Agencies as a contractor in the Charleston area.  He was a member of the veterans of Foreign Wars, the American Legion, the Fleet Reserve Assoc. and the Benevolent Order of the Elks. He was the third son of John and Helen (Ewart) McMicking, two brothers, John and Donald who predeceased him.  He is survived by his wife, Constance Marie Miller, and five children as listed and seven grandchildren: Bruce Lawrence McMicking (Ann Reardon) of Monroe, NC; Keith Patrick McMicking (Susan Bruorton) of Goose Creek, SC; Colleen Marie Kearney (Thomas Kearney) of Stafford, VA; Sean James McMicking (Angela Shuler) of Summerville, SC; Kerry Lawrence McMicking  (Shana Schultz) of Charlotte, NC.



d.February 27,2011

John H. Hughes III of Warminster, Pennsylvania died Sunday, February 27, 2011 at Doylestown Hospital. He was 84 years old. John was born October 5, 1926 in Abington, Pennsylvania, son of the late John H. Hughes Jr. and the late Gertrude Hughes (nee - McMicking). He is the beloved husband of 56 years of Barbara (nee Adams) Hughes. Father of Lyn Clark and her husband John and Laura Villani and her husband Jeff. Grandfather of Geoffrey Walters and his wife Tina and Alexsandria Motter. Great Grandfather of Brook Shaffer, Anthony Walters, Wesley Walters, Jaxin Walters and Katarina Motter. Brother of Thomas Hughes and his wife Isolde. He is also survived by his many nieces, nephews and cousins. John was a former resident of Willow Grove and a 1947 graduate of Upper Moreland High School. John served in the United States Navy aboard the USS Wenatchee for two years during World War II. John worked for Bell Atlantic as a switchman for 30 yrs. He enjoyed car races, the Philadelphia Phillies, fishing, hunting, gardening, woodworking and cooking.



d.February 18,2011

Peacefully passed away on Friday, February 18, 2011 at the age of 92 in McMaster Hospital. Dearest husband of Mary for 60 years. Loving father of Roy (Cathy) and Marie (Ed) Greengrass. Grandfather of Meghan, Aaron and Devin. Harold was a longtime receiver at the Westinghouse/Camco plant on Longwood Road. An avid gardener and farmer for over 70 years in the Millgrove community.




NIXON, Jessie Beatrice Passed away peacefully, shortly after her 98th birthday. Loved mother of Michael (Bette) of Dundas, Mary (Mark Holderny) of North Bay and Bernie of Banff. Special grandmother of Meaghan, Tim and Bill Nixon. Survived by twin sister Jean Bailey and brother Bill McMicking (Jean) and brother-in-law Bob Nixon (Barb). Predeceased by her husband Roy Nixon, sister Elsie Morningstar and brothers Herb and Walter McMicking.



d.June 7,2010

Kathleen Workman Jan. 1909 to June 2010

Grove, OK, Kathleen Marie Workman, 101, of Grove, OK passed away Monday, June 7, 2010 at Grove Nursing Center. Kathleen was born in Niagara Falls, NY on January 5, 1909 to Cyrus and Minnie McMicking. She and her husband Herman Workman were married since in 1929 before he passed away in 1978. They owned and operated Motels and Restaurants in Niagara Falls before moving to Florida in 1951 where they owned and operated restaurant by the ocean. She moved to Ft. Worth, TX in 1978 to live with her son and daughter-in-law before moving to Grove, OK in 2007 where she resided at Grove Nursing Center. She enjoyed reading, sewing, telling stories and jokes, traveling, and spending time with her family. She is preceded in death by both her parents, her husband Herman Workman, one son William L. Workman and one half-brother John McMicking. Kathleen is survived by one son; Derek H. Workman of Sarasota, FL and dear friend Ramona Valerio of Albuquerque, NM, three grandsons; Derek J. Workman of Whitefish, MT, Robert H. Workman and wife Kerry Workman of Parker, CO, Steven Workman and wife Tricia of Denton, TX, three granddaughters; Donna and husband Don Moody of Grove, OK, Cheryl Le Lievre of Whitefish, MT, Jami Iacovelli of Jamestown, NC, five great-grandsons; Eric Moody of Austin, TX, Steven Moody of Alvarado, TX, Will Workman of Denton, TX, Aaron Workman of Denton, TX, and Matthieu Le Lievre of Portland, OR, six great-granddaughter; Jessica Martinez of Durango, CO, Martine Lievre of Portland, OR, Amara Iacovelli and Kayla Iacoveilli, Ruth Workman, mother of Martha Bockhaus and husband Beau of Bossier City, LA, Amy Workman and Fiance Mike Hollister of Bossier City, LA, Kathleen Moody of Grove, OK, two great great-grandsons; Boston Bockhaus of Bossier City, LA and Elias Biglione of Portland, OR, two great great-granddaughters; Baylor Bockhaus of Bossier City, LA and Parker Le Lievre of Portland, OR and one daughter-in-law; Lavena J. Workman of Grove, OK



d.April 28,2010

Charles was born on May 28, 1930 and passed away on Wednesday, April 28, 2010. Charles was a resident of Melbourne, Florida.



d.December 27,2009

BRICE, George 1939-2009 Born in Wadena, Saskatchewan in 1939, George passed away at home on December 27, 2009. He was loved by his wife Susan (nee McMicking), sons Jason and Duncan (Sue Bridges), grandchildren Jackson and Lily, brother Les, sister Bev Carlson.



d.December 4,2009

SHERRILL ANNE DORLING U E (nee MacMICKING) Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at the St. Catharines General Hospital on Friday, December 4, 2009 in her 71st year. Beloved life partner of Barney Leach. Much loved mother of Pam Foote and husband Dean and Jeannie Combden and husband Casey. Sadly missed by her grandchildren Mackenzie, Stephanie, Taylor, Cassidy, Casey Jr., Colton, Carley-Jean and Cailyn. Survived by her brother John MacMicking and wife Phyllis; nieces Megan and Charlena; nephews Matt and Will and by her brother-in-law Richard Dorling and wife Sylvia. Fondly remembered by cousins Chuck MacMicking and wife Jean and Wendy Farha. Predeceased by her parents Helen and Jack MacMicking, sister-in-law Audrey MacMicking and by Don Dorling


ROSA MCMICKING  (nee Cioffi)

d.October 12,2009

MCMICKING, Rosa (nee Cioffi) - Peacefully on October 12, 2009 with her family at her side, predeceased by sister Anna Palma and Pasquale Cioffi. Survived by husband Reg and children David and Elizabeth; brother Mondato and his wife Josie; brother Guiseppe and his wife Maria; sister Vincenza and her husband Corado, sister Lina and her husband Bruno and sister Rita. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Rosa touched the lives of all whom she met and has left a lasting legacy with her joy and message of hope.



d.November 18,2008

ARLINE ISOBEL DAFOE (nee McMICKING) Arline was born on November 14, 1935 in Victoria, BC and died in Winnipeg on November 18, 2008. She is survived by John, her loving and thoughtful husband of over 50 years, and by their children and families: John and Jess, Madeleine and Aislin of Terrace, BC; Megan and Speed (Brian) and Luke of Sarnia, ON; Jane of Calgary. Special thanks to Dr. W. Manishen, Dr. N. MacEachern, CancerCare Manitoba and the Palliative Care Team. At Arline's request, there will be no service. Remember her by donating to charities of your choice. Arline and John explored the globe together, delighting in the theatres of Manhattan, the mountain trains of Costa Rica, the Buddhist temples of Malaysia and dozens of other curious places. Arline studied theatre at the University of Alberta in Edmonton. She had discovered a gift for acting in her childhood but she gave up a stage career to raise her family. Her voracious reading ranged from high-class trash to classics, newspapers and literary criticism. She astonished her family with her creative solutions to difficult home renovation, decorating and cooking challenges. She fought off cancer twice. When it came back a third time, she ignored it.



d. March 4, 2008

Henry A. McMicking Age 89, died at Stanford Hospital on Tuesday March 4, 2008, just three weeks short of his 90th birthday. He was born in Manila, Philippines on March 28, 1918 to Jose and Angelina McMicking. For his high school education he attended Mt. Tamalpais School for Boys in San Rafael, CA, and later attended Stanford University where he graduated with a BA. He was active in sports at Stanford where he was a member of the track team and competed in the 1937 exhibition games. He was also a member of the Sigma Nu Fraternity. While at Stanford he was drafted into the US Army becoming one of the "Greatest Generation." As a member of the US Army Air force he was an intelligence officer reaching the level of captain while stationed in Great Ashfield, England - he was the briefing officer of the great air offenses for the invasion of Normandy and Central Europe. At the end of the war he returned home to San Francisco and joined his wife Doris and his 18-month old daughter whom he had never seen. Henry started his distinguished business carrier as a pioneer in the venture capital community. He was directly involved with Ampex Corporation as vice chairman of the board, which gained it's recognition as the developers of the first tape recorder and video tape. He was also on the board of a number of public companies over his 40 years of being active in business. Henry and Doris raised their family in Atherton where they have lived for almost 60 years. One of Henry's civic joys was being the mayor of Atherton in the mid- '60s and a trustee of the Castileja School for Girls. Other affiliations were the Menlo Country Club and the Pacific Union Club. The greatest enjoyment in Henry's life was spent at the family's beautiful Santa Angelina Ranch in Sonoma surrounded by his loving family and many friends. Henry is survived by his beloved wife Doris whom he was married to for 65 years. He is also survived by his four children: daughter, Alexandra and sons; Alfred, Henry and Bennett; and their spouses, Robert Ellsorth, Debbie and Sharon. Five grandchildren: Brent, Hatley, Walker, Whitney and Megan; and one great-grandchild, Kylie. He was preceded in death by his brothers Joseph and Alfred; and sisters, Helen and Consuelo. A family celebration of his life was held at the family ranch. Please give any donation in his memory to your favorite charity.



d.August 9,2008

James Harvey McMicking, professor emeritus of chemical engineering and materials science, passed away Saturday, August 9, at his home in St. Claire Shores, from congenital heart failure. He was 79.

McMicking leaves sons, James C. (wife Carolyn), John (wife Judy); and daughters Jane, and  Joan (husband Paul) Monson; grandchildren Lauren, Brendan, Joshua, James, Naomi and Isaac; and sister Faye (husband Lester) Fouchey. In memory of his special contribution to the College of Engineering, the college has set up a scholarship fund to support undergraduate chemical engineering students.



d.March 4,2008

Henry A. McMicking Age 89, died at Stanford Hospital on Tuesday March 4, 2008, just three weeks short of his 90th birthday. He was born in Manila, Philippines on March 28, 1918 to Jose and Angelina McMicking. Henry is survived by his beloved wife Doris whom he was married to for 65 years. He is also survived by his four children: daughter, Alexandra and sons; Alfred, Henry and Bennett; and their spouses, Robert Ellsorth, Debbie and Sharon. Five grandchildren: Brent, Hatley, Walker, Whitney and Megan; and one great-grandchild, Kylie. He was preceded in death by his brothers Joseph and Alfred; and sisters, Helen and Consuelo.



d.December 3,2005

Mercedes Zobel McMicking Passed in Sotogrande, Spain on December 3, 2005 at the age of 98. Born in Manila, Philippines on May 5, 1907 to Enrique Zobel and Consuelo Roxas de Zobel, she spent her childhood in the Philippines and then was sent abroad to be educated in Madrid and Paris. Upon her return to Manila she married a childhood friend, Joseph R. McMicking on April 16, 1931.


WILMA N MCMICKING  (nee Shumate)

d.May 5,2005        

McMicking, Wilma N  (Schumate) Of Lewiston, NY, May 5, 2005, age 65, wife of the late Donald J. McMicking; mother of Deborah A. McMicking and Donald R. McMicking; grandmother of Robert James McMicking; sister of Robert (Maxine) Shumate, Jimmy (late Linda) Shumate, Jack (Joann) Shumate, Frank (Carole) Shumate and the late Margaret (William) Truesdale; also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins.



d.February 24,2004

Long time employee of Cut-A-Die Canada. Peacefully on Tuesday February 24,2004 at the Brampton Memorial Hospital at the age of 62. Beloved husband and soul mate of the late Nancy McMicking. Loving father of Tracey-Lea Gillespie and her husband Dan and of Tamara and her husband Vince Pirillo. Cherished grandfather of Bretton, Jacalyn, Micaela, and Michael. Missed and remembered by his best friends Paul and Carol Wood. Greatly missed by his mother Adriane McMicking. Survived by his brother Reginald.



d.June 11,2003

Thomas Fergusson McMicking ('37) was born at Wagga Wagga, NSW, on 26 August 1921, and came to Scotch (Scotch College in Melbourne) from Haileybury College in 1936. After leaving Scotch in 1937, he worked at the Commercial Banking Co. of Sydney before serving in the Army as a Trooper from 1942-46, finishing in the 2/8 Armoured Regiment. He later became a beef and sheep farmer. Thomas' sons Sandy (1973-75) and Roderick (1973-76) followed their father at Scotch. Thomas died on 11 June 2003.



d.April 15,1998

Brigadier Thomas McMicking, soldier, farmer, and businessman; born March 17, 1932, died April 15, 1998

BRIGADIER Thomas McMicking, who died in an accident on April 15, was a former Commanding Officer of the 1st Battalion, The Black Watch, who later became managing director of Reliant Security and also farmed the family estate of 3000 acres.



d. July 29, 1989

MCMICKING, ROSS, on 29th of July, 1989 at Brampton, Memorial Hospital.  Survived by wife, Adrienne, children Jim and Reg, grandchildren Tracey, Tamara and David, and sister Elva Sandles (Art).  Predeceased by brother Orville and parents James & Mabel McMicking. Ross was a decorated World War II veteren and recipient of the Italy Star and Canada War Medal.  Visitation to take place on Monday, July 31st, 2.00pm - 4.00pm and 6.00pm to 8.00 pm and Tuesday, August 1st, 2.00pm to 4.00pm.  Internment at Chinguacousy Cemetery, Veterens Memorial Grounds on Thursday, August 3rd.



d.Oct 4,1978

Helen H. G. Boyd, a long-time resident of Hillsborough and San Francisco, died yesterday (Oct 4,1978)  in Southern California. She was 99. Mrs. Boyd was born in Melbourne, Australia, on April 19, 1879, one of seven children of Mr.and Mrs. Robert McMicking of Manus Station, Victoria. She came to this country in 1911 to marry William Sprott Boyd, a mining engineer and fellow Australian, and they went to live in the mining camp of Ray, then in Arizona Territory. Boyd became manager of the Arizona, New Mexico and Nevada properties of the Kennecott Copper Co. and a vice president of Kennecott. In 1927, the Boyds moved to Hillsborough and remained there until Boyd's death in 1958. Thereafter, Mrs. Boyd lived in San Francisco. Mrs. Boyd was active in the Episcopal Church of St. Matthew of San Mateo, was on the board of Mills Memorial Hospital, was president of the women's auxiliary to the American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers and an early president of the Women's Golf Assocation of Northern Claifornia. She is surved by three children, Eleanor Boyd Boushey of Portola Valley, R. Mitchell S. Boyd of San Rafael and William S. Boyd Jr. of Hillsborough, by ten grandchildren and by 14 great-grandchildren.



d.January 8,1938

The death Jan 8, 1938 has occurred at Tarwin Meadows of Mr. Frank Villeneuve McMicking, aged 33 years. He was the only son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert St. Ringan McMicking, formerly of the Wagga district and of Lake Cargelligo (N.S.W.), He was educated at Melbourne Grammar School.



d.May 25,1930

McMICKING.— On the 25th May (1930), at Dirrinbandi, Queensland, Robert Germain, eldest son of Mrs. McMicking and the late Germain Nicholson McMicking, of Manus, Tumbarumba, N.S.W., aged 27 years.



d.June 25,1921

Quintus Germain MacMicking, Barrier Miner, Aug 26 1922

FOR KING AND COUNTRY. MACMICKING.-In loving memory of Trooper Quintus Germain (Jack) MacMicking, No. 721, 6th Light Horse, who died at Keswick Hospital on June 25, 1921, through wounds received on active service. Inserted hy his loving wife (Doris).



d.Dec 11,1919

Died Dec 11, 1919 at Vancouver, British Columbia, Captain Robert Rignold McMicking, aged 42, brother of Dr A E and Walter B, of Victoria. He commanded DG tug Point Ellice for some years, before that tug Lorne. native of Victoria [1877], educated here. Aged 18 he selected the sea as his life work and made his 1st trip to Japan. Survived by mother [2nd son of Mrs, and late R B McMicking], 2 brothers, 2 sisters: Mrs R Renwick, Mrs F Manning, all of Victoria. Dec 14, 33 - photo buried at family plot, Ross Bay cemetery. Funeral took place from home of sister, Mrs R A Renwick.



d.Sept 3,1919

Died Sep 3, 1919 at Vancouver, British Columbia, Mrs Ethel May Boys, 2nd daughter of Mrs R B McMicking, son of Dr A E McMicking, Victoria... Suicide by drowning. widow of Bert Boys, with 141st Battalion, Dead of Wounds May, 1918. native of Yale, British Columbia, married Aug 1915 to a former mining engineer in Yukon/BC. Pallbearers: Dr A E McMicking, Robert and Walter McMicking, R A Bainbridge. M 085 W I [Colonist, 1919-09-03*]



d.Oct 17,1916

funeral of John Foster Manning, died Oct 7, 1916, accorded full military honors. Deceased was an old campaigner and vet of Afghan, Tirah and Boer War. Pipers' band of 50th Gordon Highlanders marched in procession. Pallbearers: Cpls Tuppett, Roe, Ptes Lynn, Barlow, Cunningham, Moore. husband of Agatha Elaine B McMicking. Commonwealth War Grave Commission. L 010 W B [Colonist, 1916-10-11]



d.Nov 27,1915

Died Nov 27, 1915 at Victoria, British Columbia, Robert Burns McMicking, native of Queenston, Ontario, b Jul 7, 1843, son of William McMicking, Justive of the Peace, was born in 1895, and where he lived and died, engaged in farming land that came into the possession of the family as a land grant for services rendered to the Crown in connection with the war of 1812..... [Colonist, 1915-11-27*] more



d.Aug 2,1879

Died at Victoria, British Columbia, Aug 2, 1879, Thomas A McMicking, age 23, Native of Queenstown, Ontario. One of the most promising young men in the country. Deceased was a Son of late Thomas McMicking, Esq, of New Westminster (who some 15 years ago sacrificed his life in a fruitless effort to save from drowning a child that had fallen into the water) and a Native of R B McMicking, Esq, Provincial Superintendent of Telegraphs. He was for some time employed as a telegraph operator on the mainland and was greatly esteemed..

[Colonist, 1879-07-26*]



d.Nov 12,1873

Died at her residence, Queenston Heights, Welland County, Ontario, Nov 12, 1873 aged 66, Mrs Mary McMicking, relict of late William McMicking and Mother of R B McMicking of British Columbia. [Colonist, 1872-12-30*]



d.Aug 25,1866

Drowned at New Westminster, British Columbia, Aug 25, 1866, Thomas McMicking, a highly esteemed resident of that city. Deceased was an affable and intelligent gentleman, a fond husband and father, and a worthy citizen. He was Canadian by birth, aged c 35, resided last at Queenstown on Niagara R, and was one of the unfortunate victims of the overland route, but subsequently accomplished the undertaking. About 4 years ago, he unsuccessfully contested representation of Niagara County with Mr Simpson. He has a brother who is a Telegraph operator in British Columbia, and a Brother-in-law residing at Gold Hill, California. At the time of his death, he occupied position of Deputy Sheriff and Clerk to Municipal Council at Northwest. [Colonist, 1866-08-28, p. 3]



d.March 24,1856

James Cooper, on the 24th of March 1856, at his residence, Queenston Road, Niagara Township, died aged 86 years.  he was one of the few surviving settlers of Upper Canada, having been brought to this province as a prisoner by Indians in 1776.  Mr. Cooper was one of the sterling men of olden times, full of truthfulness, honesty and loyalty.  he was a member of the Church of Scotland and in every relation of life, a man greatly esteemed.