Antonio Caielli

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Antonio Caielli
Born 1881
Died 1914 (aged 32–33)
Hillcrest, Alberta
Cause of death Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Nationality Italian
Occupation Bucker

Our research indicates the following is the most probable history for this miner.

Early Life


27 May 1881 at Corgeno, Varese, Italy


Luigi Caielli and Teresa Macchi, farmers. Another source her first name was Carolina.


Giacomo Caielli


Wife: Carolina Falcetta of Corgeno (1907, 1913 ships manifest)
Carolina was a cotton spinner at time of marriage.
Married 15 Jan 1905, Corgeno


  • Ettore Caielli (1907-1995)
  • Rino Caielli (1912-1970)
  • Giuseppina (1913-1933)

Immigration to Canada

1908 Ship La Touraine, age 26, from Corgeno to brother Cesare Caielle of Frank/Lille, Alberta
Family source says Cesare Caielli was a cousin.
Antonio returned to Italy after a few years. 1913 Ship France, age 33 years, wife Carolina, of Corgeno, going to Bellevue, Alberta to cousin Luigi Tamborini.

Occupation in 1914


Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed


Antonio Caielli was buried in another graveyard in the Crowsnest Pass or elsewhere in Canada

After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster


Schedule E
No one had applied for compensation by Feb 1915.

Alternate Names or Alternate Spelling of Names

Antonio Carelli, Antony Caielli,

Interesting Facts

1913 France manifest lists Carlo Parnisari, maybe another victim of the Hillcrest Mine Disaster.
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