Fred C. Coulter

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Fred C. Coulter
Born 1883
Died 1914 (aged 30–31)
Hillcrest, Alberta
Cause of death Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Resting place Hillcrest Cemetery
Nationality Scottish
Occupation Company Man

Early Life


1 Feb 1883, 25 Tongue Row, Kerse, Dalrymple, Ayr
Name at birth James Frederick Coulter


Joseph Coulter and Isabella Irvine of Tongue Road, Kerse, Dalrymple
They were married 22 Feb 1877 in Ireland

Miner and Siblings (in birth order)

  • Isabella Coulter
  • William John Coulter
  • James Coulter
  • Elizabeth Coulter
  • Emily Coulter
  • Joseph Coulter
  • Robert Coulter
  • Thomson Coulter
  • Anne Coulter

Census Records

1891 Dalrymple, Patna, Ayr, age 8 (names James)
1901 Auchinleck, Ayrshire, Scotland, age 18 (name Fred)
1911 Dalrymple, Patna, 37 Tongue Row, Joseph and Isabella living there - parents of "Fred"

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 (Forgue?) 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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