William Fines

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William Fines
Born 1891
Died 1914 (aged 22–23)
Hillcrest, Alberta
Cause of death Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Resting place Blairmore Cemetery
Nationality Scottish
Occupation Company Man

Early Life


Born 3 April 1891, , New Elgin, Elgin, Scotland


William Fines married Hannah B. Simpson, 1886

Miner and Siblings (in birth order)

  • Isabella Fines
  • Christina A. Fines
  • William Fines
  • Robert Fines
  • Hannah Fines



Census Records

  • 1901 Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland, age 9

Immigration to Canada

1913 Ship Grampian. age 21, going to Blairmore, Alberta, occupation mason

Occupation in 1914

Company Man

Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed


William is buried in Blairmore, Alberta.

After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster

William's widowed mother and some siblings living in Blairmore.


Schedule C Dependant: Mother, Mrs. W. Fines, Blairmore

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