1914 (aged 25–26)|
|Cause of death||Hillcrest Mine Disaster|
|Resting place||Hillcrest Cemetery|
Our research indicates the following is the most probable history for this miner.
18 June 1888 Carrufo, L'Aquila, Italy
Fiore Angelo Celli and Maria Giuseppa Salvati.
Vito Celli, age 22, married Giulia Pasquantonio, age 17, Dec 1910, in Ofena, L'Aquila, Italy
Immigration to Canada
1911 March Ship Luisiana, age 22, going to North Bay, Ontario.
Occupation in 1914
Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed
Buried in the Mass Grave in Hillcrest
After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster
No one had applied for compensation by Feb 1915.
Vito's brother, Frank Celli, of the Palm Cafe in Coleman.
Vito's second cousin was Eugenio Ciccone, also killed in the Hillcrest Mine Disaster.
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