Fred C. Coulter

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Fred C. Coulter
Born 1884
Died 1914 (aged 29–30)
Hillcrest, Alberta
Cause of death Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Resting place Hillcrest Cemetery
Nationality Scottish
Occupation Company Man

Early Life


1883 Patna, Ayr, Scotland


Parents: Joseph Coulter and Isabella Irvine of Tongue Road, Kerse, Dalrymple

Miner and Siblings (in birth order)

  • William Coulter
  • Fred Coulter
  • Joseph Coulter

Census Records

1901 Auchinleck, Ayrshire, Scotland, age 18

Immigration to Canada

1911 Ship Furnessia, age 27, miner, Ayr, single, to brother Joseph in Farmington, Illinois
1914 Border Crossings, From USA to Canada, age 29, miner, from Illinois to Calgary, Alberta (he crossed May 1914)

Occupation in 1914

Company Man

Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed


Fred is buried in the Mass Grave in Hillcrest.


Schedule E


Mother: 37 Tongue Row, Patna by Ayr, Ayrshire, Scot.

Alternate Names or Alternate Spelling of Names

Interesting Facts

There was no middle initial on either the Creditor's List or Cemetery List.
If Fred arrived in May then he certainly wasn't at the Hillcrest Mine for long. This would explain his occupation as Company Man.

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