Carlo Parnisari

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Carlo Parnisari
Luigi Parnisari
Born 1896
Died 1914 (aged 17–18)
Hillcrest, Alberta
Cause of death Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Resting place Blairmore, Alberta
Nationality Italian
Occupation Bucker

Early Life


Born and baptised 11 March 1896 at Barzola, Varese, Italy


Carlo Bodio and Angela Luisetti



Immigration to Canada

1913 Ship Rochambeau, age 17, single, born Barzola, to cousin Giovanni Parnisari of Hillcrest, used name Luigi

Occupation in 1914


Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed


Buried in Blairmore Cemetery

After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster


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

Alternate Names or Alternate Spelling of Names

Luigi Parnisari

Interesting Facts

Carlo or Luigi was a cousin to Giuseppi Parnisari, also killed in the Hillcrest Mine Disaster.
A Carlo Parnisari was also listed on the ships manifest in 1913 of Antonio Caielli, from the same area of Varese, Italy. Was this a common name?
On the Rochambeau in Apr 1913 was Carlo Gianoli, also killed in the Hillcrest Mine Disaster.
Information on birth from Archivio Storico della Diocesi di Milano

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