1914 (aged 30–31)|
|Cause of death||Hillcrest Mine Disaster|
|Resting place||Hillcrest Cemetery|
Born 1883 in Wigan Registration District, Lancashire, England
William Turner married Mary Ellen Clarke Williams 2/4 1875 at Wigan
Miner and Siblings (in birth order)
- William Turner
- Ann Turner
- Thomas Turner
- John Turner
- Hugh Turner
- Edward Turner
- Walter Turner
- Ellen Turner
Thomas Turner married Mary Gibson at Wigan 1/4 1904
- Ruth Turner (b. 1904 Wigan, came out to Canada with mother but not alive in 1911)
- Rene Turner (1910, Frank, Alberta)
1891 Wigan, Lancashire, age 9, born Wigan
1901 Inch in Makerfield, Lancashire, age 19, occupation coal hewer above ground
1906 [Hillcrest], age 24, born England, immigrated to Canada 1904
Immigration to Canada
1904 Ship Bavarian, age 22, occupation miner, going to Westville, Nova Scotia (Mary and daughter Ruth followed in 1905)
Occupation in 1914
Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed
Thomas is buried in the Hillcrest cemetery beside his brother William. They share a common grave stone.
After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster
After the disaster Mary and Rene returned to England but had returned to Hillcrest by 1920.
Mary Turner, widow, married John Dubley
Thomas' brother, William Turner, was also killed in the Hillcrest Mine Disaster.
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