Petro Kohar

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Petro Kohar
Born 1895
Died 1914 (aged 18–19)
Hillcrest, Alberta
Cause of death Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Resting place Hillcrest Cemetery
Nationality Austrian / Slovakian
Occupation Bucker

Early Life


1895 Hungary, Feherpatak
From: Biclipetek, Arva Megye




Pauline Kohar Zamis was the daughter of Petro Kohar and Ruzena Barbora (Rose) Zámiš.

Immigration to Canada

1911 Ship Wittekind, age 15, Hungary

Occupation in 1914


Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed


Buried in the Mass Grave in Hillcrest

After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster

Daughter Pauline Kohar Zamis was born 23 Jan 1915.
Her mother Rose married George Nasadyk, and the two raised Pauline.
Pauline married John Clayton High.


Schedule B
This would suggest that Petro was listed as having no heirs and the money should go to family in Austria.

Alternate Names or Alternate Spelling of Names

Pelo, Petric, Kohan

Interesting Facts

On one list of survivors is the name "N. Koher" - a relative?
Petro Kohar's daughter Pauline was the niece of Luis Zamis.

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