Leonce Chabillon

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Leonce Chabillon
Born 1890
Died 1914 (aged 23–24)
Hillcrest, Alberta
Cause of death Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Resting place Hillcrest Cemetery
Nationality French
Occupation Timber Packer
Religion Roman Catholic (from ships manifest)

Early Life


1890 June, in Charbonnier le Mine, France
Charbonnier les Mines Par St. Germain, Lembrun Puy-de Dome, France


Miner and Siblings (in birth order)

  • Antonin Chabillon
  • Aglae Chabillon (married Frank Labonne)
  • Eugene Chabillon
  • Madeline Chabillon (married Alfred Salva)
  • Evariste Chabillon
  • Etienne Chabillon
  • Emil Chabillon
  • Leonce Chabillon (The order of the siblings is unknown)



Census Records

1911 Frank, Alberta, age 20, came to Canada in 1910, occupation miner

Immigration to Canada

1910 Ship Corinthian, age 19, single, going to brother in Frank, Alberta, occupation Cook

Occupation in 1914

Timber Packer

Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed


Buried in the Hillcrest Cemetery - his name is on a headstone with A. Salva (Alfred Salva).

After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster


Schedule E

Alternate Names or Alternate Spelling of Names


Interesting Facts

Leonce Chabillon was a brother of Emil Chabillon, and brother-in-law of Frank Labonne, both of whom were also killed in the Hillcrest Mine Disaster.
Leonce was on the same ship coming to Canada as his brother-in-law Alfred Salva who was also killed in the Hillcrest Mine Disaster. Leonce shares a headstone with Alfred Salva.

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