John A. McQuarrie

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John Alexander McQuarrie
Born 1881
Nova Scotia, Canada
Died 1914 (aged 32–33)
Hillcrest, Alberta
Cause of death Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Resting place Nova Scotia
Nationality Canadian
Occupation Miner
Religion Presbyterian at marriage

Early Life


Born 1881 and raised in N. Highlands, Cape Breton.


Hector and Katie McQuarrie (from marriage license)


John Alex McQuarrie, age 26, License, residence and birth in N. Highlands, Inverness married
Mary McKinnon, age 21, residence Kemstock, or Port Hastings or Dunakym, Inverness
Married 28 May 1907; Witnesses: Hugh McQuarrie, Effie McKinnon

Occupation in 1914


Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed


Strathlorne, Inverness, Nova Scotia

After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster

1915 Mary wrote to sister-in-law in Blairmore, wife of her brother Murdock McKinnon. Mary's address Dunakym
1915 7 Nov. at Brook Village, Inverness - Mary McQuarrie, widow, at Dunakym married John Gillis of Glencoe Mills.


Schedule E

Alternate Names or Alternate Spelling of Names

John A. MacQuarrie

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