James F. Gray
|James F. Gray|
Nova Scotia, Canada
1914 (aged 39–40)|
|Cause of death||Hillcrest Mine Disaster|
|Resting place||Vernon, British Columbia|
|Religion||Presbyterian (1911 census)|
About 1874 in Nova Scotia
William and Elizabeth Gray
Miner and Siblings (in birth order)
- Annie Gray
- John Gray
- James F. Gray
- Janet Gray
- Jane Gray
- Robert Gray
- Thomas C. Gray
- Norman Gray
- Maggie Gray
- Willie Gray
- Lizzie Gray (All children born in Nova Scotia)
James Ferguson Gray, age 27, born in Westville, married Bertha Garbutt, age 17, 28 January 1901 in Lethbridge, Alberta.
- Elizabeth Gray (1901-)
- Robert Garbutt Gray (1904-)
- Edna May Gray (1906-)
- William Wilson Gray (1908-)
- Annie Gray (1910-)
- Earl James Gray (1913-)
1881 Westville, Pictou, Nova Scotia, age 7
1891 Westville, Pictou, Nova Scotia, age 17, occupation miner
1901 Lethbridge (North), Alberta, age 27
1911 Inverness, Nova Scotia, age 37, occupation miner
Occupation in 1914
Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed
Vernon, British Columbia
After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Bertha didn't re-marry - she died in Vernon in 1978, age 94.
Bertha was waiting with her Garbett family in Vernon, BC for James to have a house built at the time of the accident. She remained there.
Bertha died in Vernon 3 April 1978 at the age of 94.
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