1914 (aged 39–40)|
|Cause of death||Hillcrest Mine Disaster|
|Resting place||Hillcrest Cemetery|
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
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
Dundee Courier 13 Jul 1914. Adam Meiklejohn (40), single, brother in Fernie, British Columbia.
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