Andrew Balant

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Andrew Balant
Andre Balente
Born 1878
Died 1914 (aged 35–36)
Hillcrest, Alberta
Cause of death Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Resting place Hillcrest Cemetery
Nationality Austrian / Slovakian
Occupation Miner
Religion Lutheran (1911 census)

Early Life


1878 Austria, Galicia
From Sares Megye


Andrew married Julia


  • George Balant (born in Austria, probably infant buried in Hillcrest Cemetery Feb 1916.)
  • Mary Balant (born Hillcrest)
  • Andrew Balant

Census Records

1911 Hillcrest, age 33, born Galicia, Lutheran, married, wife Julia age 22 with him.

Occupation in 1914


Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed


Andrew is buried in the Hillcrest cemetery, but not in the Mass Grave.

After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster

1916 census Julia, age 25, widow, with two children: Mary and Andreas (Julia's surname written as Boland)


Schedule B
Julia should be listed as Schedule A on the compensation list.

Contact information

Gee Negry, 13 Street, Lethbridge

Alternate Names or Alternate Spelling of Names

Ballant, Banlant, Balent, Boland

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