1914 (aged 22–23)|
|Cause of death||Hillcrest Mine Disaster|
|Resting place||Hillcrest Cemetery|
Our research indicates the following is the most probable history for this miner.
- 1 Early Life
- 2 Census Records
- 3 Immigration to Canada
- 4 Occupation in 1914
- 5 Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed
- 6 Cemetery
- 7 After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster
- 8 Alternate Names or Alternate Spelling of Names
- 9 Interesting Facts
1891 Navelli, L'Aquila, Abruzzo, Italy
Alfonse Cantalini and Antonina Giamorio (1922 Ships manifest)
Miner and Siblings (in birth order)
- Antonio (Tony) Cantalini
- George or Joseph or Giuseppe Cantalini
- Assunta Cantalini (married Mannella)
- Maria Antonia Cantalini (married Colangali)
- Sebastiano Cantalini
1906 Lille, Alberta, age 16, came to Canada in 1905, name Sebestine Catalane
Immigration to Canada
1905 Ship Montreal, age 15, single, going to Montreal, general labourer
Occupation in 1914
Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed
Buried in the Mass Grave in Hillcrest
After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster
No one had applied for compensation by Feb 1915.
Alternate Names or Alternate Spelling of Names
Cantalline, Sebastiano, Sebastian
Sam was related in some way to Peter Cantalini, but they were not brothers.
There were other Cantalini families in the Crowsnest Pass, all appeared to have come from Navelli, and it is hard to know which family they belong to.
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