|Frank [Francois] LaBonne|
1914 (aged 36–37)|
|Cause of death||Hillcrest Mine Disaster|
|Resting place||Hillcrest Cemetery|
- 1 Early Life
- 2 Marriage
- 3 Census Records
- 4 Immigration to Canada
- 5 Occupation in 1914
- 6 Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed
- 7 Cemetery
- 8 After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster
- 9 Alternate Names or Alternate Spelling of Names
- 10 Interesting Facts
25 July 1877, Charbonnier, Pryde Dome, France
From: Commune de Chapdes Beaufort, Pay-de Dome, France
Francois LaBonne and Marie Longchumbone of Chapdes-Beaufort, Auvergne, France
Miner and Siblings (in birth order)
- Antoine LaBonne (Also in Alberta - married Marie)
- Louisa LaBonne (Also in Alberta - married August Geblin)
- Frances LaBonne (Stayed in France)
- Frank LaBonne
- Martha LaBonne
- Frank LaBonne
1911 Frank, Alberta, age 33, came to Canada in 1907, miner
Immigration to Canada
1909 Ship Sicilian. age 32. miner, going to brother and brother-in-law in Frank.
Occupation in 1914
Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed
Buried in Hillcrest but not in the Mass Grave.
After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Aglae, widow, donated to the Ambulance Fund in December 1914.
Aglae, widow, married Joseph Toppan, 26 Dec 1916, in Blairmore and the family moved to Three Hills, Alberta.
Alternate Names or Alternate Spelling of Names
One headstone in Hillcrest has the following names: Frank LaBonne, Emil Chabillon, Aglae and Joseph Toppan.
Frank was a brother-in-law to Emil Chabillon and Leonce Chabillon and cousin to Alfred Salva, all also killed in the Hillcrest Mine Disaster.
A. LaBonne in 1909, aged 32, was in a mine accident, slightly burned by gas.
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