Steve Banyar

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Steve Banyar
Steve Bannyai
Born 1874
Died 1914 (aged 39–40)
Hillcrest, Alberta
Cause of death Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Resting place Michel, British Columbia
Nationality Austrian / Hungarian
Occupation Bucker

Early Life


Saukfalva, Hungary
Samfalva, Gomar Megye


Wife was in Hillcrest in 1914 Believe his wife's maiden name was Rakai.


2 children

Census Records

1911 Michel emigrated in 1902, Elizabeth in 1909.

Immigration to Canada

1902 Ship Glencoe, age 28 (b. 1874), Hungarian, going to Michel, British Columbia.
1909 Border Crossing From USA to Canada, age 35 (b. 1874), miner, with Joe Banyai and Mrs. Steve Banyai., going to Michel [but origin Italian.]

Occupation in 1914


Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed


Steve is buried in Michel, British Columbia.

After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster


Schedule E
He was married so why Schedule E and not A?

Alternate Names or Alternate Spelling of Names

Banyai, Baczuls, Baczuk

Interesting Facts

There was a Mrs. Steve Banyar crossing the border from USA to Canada in 1909. Wife of above Steve? If so why Compensation E?

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