Carlo Cassegrande

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Carlo Cassegrande
Carlo Giovanni Emilio Casagrande
Born 17 Nov 1890
Mornago, Varese, Italy
Died 1914 (aged 23–24)
Hillcrest, Alberta
Cause of death Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Resting place Hillcrest Cemetery
Nationality Italian
Occupation Bucker

Our research indicates the following is the most probable history for this miner.

Early Life


17 Nov 1890 in Mornago, Varese, Italy


Father Giuseppe Casagrande and Ersilia Tenconi at Cimbro per Mornago, Varese

Miner and Siblings (in birth order)

  • Baldo Giovanni Emilio Casagrande
  • Emilio Arturo Casagrande (b. 1893)
  • Carlo Cassegrande



Census Records

1911 Hillcrest, age 20, came to Canada in 1911, boarding with cousin Tony and Virginia Casagrande, used first name Charles

Immigration to Canada

1911 Ship La Savoie, age 20, born 1891, going to Frank, Alberta, to cousin Antonio Casagrande, used first name Carlo

Occupation in 1914


Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed


Buried in the Hillcrest cemetery but not in the Mass Grave.

After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster


Schedule E
No one had applied for compensation by Feb 1915.

Alternate Names or Alternate Spelling of Names

Carlo Casagrande, Charles Casagrande

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