Alfred Salva

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Alfred Salva
Born 1879
Died 1914 (aged 34–35)
Hillcrest, Alberta
Cause of death Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Resting place Hillcrest Cemetery
Nationality French
Occupation Miner

Early Life


1879 Charbonnier les Mines, France
Charbonnier les Mines Par St. Germain, Lembrun Puy-de Dome, France


Mother Jean or Mary of Charbonnier les Mines

Miner and Siblings (in birth order)

  • Victor Salva
  • Alfred Salva


Alfred Salva married Madeline Chabillon (Madeline was the sister of Emil Chabillon and Leonce Chabillon.


Victor Salva

Census Records

1911 Frank, Alberta, age 32, came to Canada 1910

Immigration to Canada

1910 Ship Corinthian, age 31, married, going to Frank, Alberta.

Occupation in 1914


Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed


Buried in Hillcrest in the Mass Grave.

After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster

1916 census widow, Madeline, was living in Hillcrest, age 30, with son Victor. She had boarders, one of whom was Patrick Dujay from Nova Scotia.
Madeline married Patrick Dujay in 1918. Madeline and Patrick moved to Contra Costa, California, had one son, Louis.


Schedule A

Alternate Names or Alternate Spelling of Names


Interesting Facts

Alfred shares a headstone with Leonce Chabillon.
Alfred was a brother-in-law to Leonce Chabillon and Emil Chabillon, both also killed in Hillcrest Mine Disaster.
Alfred was on the same ship as Leonce Chabillon and Emil Chabillon.

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