Emil Chabillon

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Emil Chabillon
Born 1880
Died 1914 (aged 33–34)
Hillcrest, Alberta
Cause of death Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Resting place Hillcrest Cemetery
Nationality French
Occupation Miner
Religion Roman Catholic (from ships manifest)

Early Life


1880 in Charbonnier les Mines, France
Charbonnier les Mines Par St. Germain, Lembrun Puy-de Dome, France


Miner and Siblings

  • Antonin Chabillon
  • Aglae Chabillon (married Frank Labonne)
  • Eugene Chabillon
  • Madeline Chabillon (married Alfred Salva)
  • Evariste Chabillon
  • Etienne Chabillon
  • Emil Chabillon
  • Leonce Chabillon (The order of the siblings is unknown)



Census Records

1911 Frank, Alberta, age 33, born April 1878, miner, came to Canada 1910

Immigration to Canada

1910 Ship Corinthian, age 30, single, going to brother in Frank, Alberta, occupation Cook

Occupation in 1914


Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed


Buried in the Hillcrest Cemetery - his name is on a headstone with Frank Labonne and his wife Aglae.
Cemetery records say he was buried in the Mass Grave.

After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster


Schedule E

Alternate Names or Alternate Spelling of Names

Emelie, Emile, Chabillion

Interesting Facts

Emil Chabillon was a brother of Leonce Chabillon, and brother-in-law of Frank Labonne, both of whom were also killed in the Hillcrest Mine Disaster.
Emil was on the same ship coming to Canada as his brother-in-law Alfred Salva who was also killed in the Hillcrest Mine Disaster.

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