Births Marriages Deaths &c. &c.
Jan 8, 1844
Thursday O. Christian elected Magistrate.
John Quintall & William Quintall councillors.
May 16, 1844
Polly daughter of John & Caroline Adams born
Jun 2, 1844
Edward son of William & Maria Quintall born
of fever and cough, and oppression of the
stomach, chiefly among young children.
Jul 31, 1844
Isaac Christian and Miriam Young married
Jul 28, 1844
Arrived HM Schooner Basilisk H. S. Hunt Esq. commander,
bringing presents to the inhabitants from the British Government
from Adml. Thomas, and from the Rev. Mr. Armstrong
and other friends in Valparaiso.
Jul 29, 1844
Captain Hunt assembled the inhabitants
and disposed of such cases as were presented
to him for adjudication
Jul 30, 1844
The presents above mentioned were landed.
The surgeon of the Basilisk (Dr. Johnston)
vaccinated upwards of sixty persons and
prescribed for several cases of sickness
Jul 31, 1844
Captain Hunt assembled the people,
made some alterations, and suggested others for the
improvement of the moral and religious observance
of the community: Appointed a commercial agent
and in the afternoon went on board and made
sail for the Sandwich Islands.
Jul 18, 1844
Edward son of Arthur and Martha Quintall born
Aug 1, 1844
Jul 8, 1844
Reopened the public school.
Edward Quintal baptized. This child was born on July 8th.
Aug 12, 1844
All our hopes concerning the late vaccination
are at an end. It has turned out a complete failure.
Sep 9, 1844
Gilbert son of Charles and Charlotte Christian born