From: Blairmore Enterprise, Dec 24, 1914. Under the auspices of the Daughters of the Empire, Mrs. F.J. Smith, Mrs. G. Cruickshank, and other ladies have recently been taking subsctiptions on account of the Motor Ambulance Fund [for World War I]
AFHS Digital Library, Volume I:
A Collection of Cemetery Records from (Southern) Alberta
The Alberta Family Histories Society (AFHS) Volume I: A Collection of Cemetery Records from (Southern) Alberta, 2001
The CD contains 68,000 records from nearly 70 Cemeteries in Southern Alberta, 11,000 records from the Calgary Crematorium, and 2,000 records from the Chevra Kadusha (Jewish) Society. Records can be browsed by surname or by cemetery.
Claimants and Creditors
From: Bellevue Times, Blairmore Enterprise, Lethbridge Herald, and various other local newspapers.
Wording is similar to:<bt> Notice to Creditors and Claimants
In the estate of XXXXX, late of Hillcrest, in the Province of Alberta, deceased.
NOTICE IS HERBY GIVEN that all persons having claims upon the estate of the above name XXXXX, who died on or about the 19th day of June, A.D. 191, are required to file with the undersigned, by the XXX day of XXX, A.D. 1914, a full statement duly verified, of their claims and of any securities held by them, …, etc.
Because this list was submitted to the newspaper by local lawyers the spelling of the names should be fairly accurate.
From: Lethbridge Daily Herald, Feb. 13, 1915, p. 1,5. Hillcrest Orphans get $250,000, Coal Company makes Generous Agreement, Compensation for Austrian Dependents Will be Held until Peace is Declared.
From: Manitoba Free Press, June 23, 1914. Classified List of Hillcrest Victims.
A list of some of the miners according to: religion, country of origin, language spoken, lodges. Header says: Frank, Alberta, June 22. I assume copied from an Alberta paper, but I haven’t found the original.
From: Report on Public Works in the North-West Territories, Report of 1914. Department of Public Works, Alberta.
Can be found at: http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/bibliography/9536.9/179.html
Because this list was submitted to the Department of Public Works by the Hillcrest Colleries the spelling of the names should be fairly accurate.
- Ancestry.com and Public Member Trees: http://www.ancestry.com/
- Automated genealogy: http://automatedgenealogy.com/
- British Columbia Vital Statistics: www.bcarchives.gov.bc.ca/
- Ellis Island: http://www.ellisisland.org/
- Family Search: https://familysearch.org/
- Find My Past: https://www.findmypast.co.uk/
- Free Births, Marriages, Deaths: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/
- National Archives of Canada: http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/index-e.html
- Newspaper Archives: http://newspaperarchive.com/
- Newspapers – Early Alberta: http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/newspapers/
- Our Roots: http://www.ourroots.ca/
- Provincial Archives of Alberta: http://culture.alberta.ca/archives/
- Scotland’s People: http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/
Books and Others:
Crowsnest and It’s People Hillcrest Mine Disaster – Frank W. Anderson Danger, Death and Disaster in the Crownsest Pass Mines 1902-1928 Triumph and Tragedy in the Crowsnest Pass ManTrip