John B. McKinnon

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John B. McKinnon
Born 1884
Nova Scotia, Canada
Died 1914 (aged 29–30)
Hillcrest, Alberta
Cause of death Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Resting place Hillcrest Cemetery
Nationality Canadian
Occupation Miner
Religion Roman Catholic (1911 census)

Early Life


Born about 1884 Nova Scotia


Father Roderick H. 'Rory', son of Hector, son of Big John MacKinnon.
Roderick H. McKinnon, b.c. 1851 Highlands, Cape Breton married Clementine McDonald 22 Nov 1874 at St. Barra's Catholic Church, Christmas Island, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia

Miner and Siblings (in birth order)

  • Donald Alex McKinnon (1879-)
  • Hector McKinnon (About 1880-)
  • John B. McKinnon (About 1882-)
  • James Ambrose McKinnon (About 1884-_
  • Katie Ann McKinnon (About 1886-)
  • Mary T. McKinnon (About 1888-)
  • Michael B. McKinnon (About 1890-)
  • Mary Theresa McKinnon (About Feb 1893-)



Occupation in 1914


Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed


Buried in the Mass Grave in Hillcrest

After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster


Schedule E

Alternate Names or Alternate Spelling of Names

John B. MacKinnon

Interesting Facts

Source: Vincent MacNeil

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