John Zahara

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John Zahara
Born 1894
Died 1914 (aged 19–20)
Hillcrest, Alberta
Cause of death Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Resting place Hillcrest Cemetery
Nationality Austrian / Bukovinian
Occupation Bucker

Early Life


1894 Austria, Ruthenia
Or Brodok, Bukevina



Immigration to Canada

[PERHAPS 1911 Hamburg List - Janos Zahari arrived in Philadelphia 2 May 1911 from Hungary, age 18.]

Occupation in 1914


Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed


John is buried in the Mass Grave in Hillcrest.

After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster


Schedule B
Mother and 3 sisters in Broduk

Interesting Facts

Mike Zahara was in an accident at the West Canadian Colleries 17 Dec 1913. He was aged 20 and a loader. Any relation?

In 1911 in Kootenay area of British Columbia there was Peter Zahara, age 45, Hungarian, arrive Canada 1908.

No one by the name of Zahara was on the Claimants and Creditors list.

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