Adam Meiklejohn

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Adam Meiklejohn
Born 1875
Died 1914 (aged 39–40)
Hillcrest, Alberta
Cause of death Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Resting place Hillcrest Cemetery
Nationality Scottish
Occupation Miner

Early Life


Born 28 Nov 1875, a small mining village called Oakley near Carnock, Fife, Scotland


John Meiklejohn married Anne Sharp 24 Apr 1865 at Carnock, Fife, Scotland

Miner and Siblings (in birth order)

  • James Meiklejohn
  • Alexander Meiklejohn
  • John Meiklejohn
  • Robert Meiklejohn
  • Adam Meiklejohn
  • Mary R Meiklejohn
  • Thomas Meiklejohn



Census Records

1881 Carnock, Fife, Scotland, age 5
1891 Carnock, Fife, age 15, occupation coal miner
1901 Carnock, Fife, age 25, occupation Coalminer hewer

Immigration to Canada

Perhaps Ship Cassandra from Glasgow to Montreal April 1911

Occupation in 1914


Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed


Adam is buried in the Mass Grave in the Hillcrest cemetery.

After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster


Schedule E

Interesting Facts

Dundee Courier 13 Jul 1914. Adam Meiklejohn (40), single, brother in Fernie, British Columbia.

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