Giuseppi Parnisari

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

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

Early Life


25 Jan 1896, Barzola, Varese, Italy. Barzola is now in Comune di Angera.


Father: Angelo Parnisari, mother Angela Ghiringhelli of Barzola, Varese

Miner and Siblings

  • Pietro Parnisari (born about 1877). He died in Angera, Italy in 1936.
  • Giovanni (John) Parnisari (about 1885)
  • Giuseppi (Joseph) Parnisari



Immigration to Canada

1913 Rochambeau, age 17, single, going to brother Giovanni Parnisari, Hillcrest

Occupation in 1914


Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed


Buried in Blairmore, Alberta

After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster


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

Interesting Facts

Cousin Carlo Parnisari was also killed in the Hillcrest Mine Disaster.
On the Rochambeau in Apr 1913 was Carlo Gianoli, also killed in the Hillcrest Mine Information on birth from Archivio Storico della Diocesi di Milano

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