Daniel Cullinan

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Daniel Cullinan
Born 1876
Died 1914 (aged 37–38)
Hillcrest, Alberta
Cause of death Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Resting place Hillcrest Cemetery
Nationality Born English but of Irish descent
Occupation Miner

Early Life



Miner and Siblings (in birth order)

  • Mary A Cullinan
  • Frank Cullinan
  • Daniel Cullinan
  • Terrance Cullinan


Daniel Cullinan, age 30, Miner, married Mary Gaines, 12 Dec 1905 at Dewsbury, York, England


  • Frank Cullinan (born West Riding Yorkshire)
  • Lucy Cullinan (born West Riding Yorkshire)
  • John Cullinan (born Alberta)
  • Katherine Cullinan (born Canada)

One child, assume Katherine, was born 20 Sept 1914, after the disaster.

Census Records

  • 1891 Overton, Thornhill Parish, Yorkshire, age 16, occupation Horse driver in coal mine
  • 1911 Hillcrest, age 36, immigrated to Canada 1907

Immigration to Canada

1908 Ship Empress of Britain, age 33, miner going to Fernie, British Columbia

Occupation in 1914


Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed


Daniel is buried in the Mass Grave in the Hillcrest cemetery. There is a headstone.

After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster

1915, Dec, Mary returned to England, going to Leeds, Yorkshire, with the 4 children
1917, Jul, Mary and the 4 children returned to Canada - going to Toronto


Schedule A

Alternate Names or Alternate Spelling of Names

Cullinen, Cullina, Kulina, Danylo

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