1914 (aged 24–25)|
|Cause of death||Hillcrest Mine Disaster|
|Resting place||Nova Scotia|
- 1 Early Life
- 2 Marriage
- 3 Census Records
- 4 Immigration to Canada
- 5 Occupation in 1914
- 6 Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed
- 7 Cemetery
- 8 After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster
- 9 Alternate Names or Alternate Spelling of Names
- 10 Interesting Facts
Born 1889 in Old Hill, Staffordshire, England (1/4 Dudley registration distict)
Samuel Neath and Sarah Elizabeth Whitehouse were married 2/4 1888 in registration district of Stourbridge
Miner and Siblings (in birth order)
- William H. Neath
- Jeptha Neath
- Sarah J. Neath
- Samuel E. Neath
- Sydney Neath
William Henry Neath, age 23, bachelor, Methodist, engineer, born England married Elizabeth Wallace, age 20, spinster, Prebyterian, born Westville, his parents Samuel and Sarah, her parents John and Elizabeth Wallace, 31 Jan 1912 at Westville, Pictou, by license. One of the witnesses was Roddie McD Wallace, brother of the bride.
- Margaret Elizabeth Neath (1912-). She married James Edward Crawford, 1930, Westville, NS.
- William Henry Neath (1914- after the Hillcrest Mine Disaster). He married Elia Dorothy Blaikie.
Another source: His son William Henry Neath b 1914 married Ella Dorothy Hyslop (also spelled Hislop) (not Blaikie) c.1935 Green Hill Pictou Nova Scotia
1891 Rowley Regis, Staffordshire, England, age 2, born Rowley Regis
1901 Rowley Regis, Staffordshire, England, age 12, born Old Hill, Staffordshire
1911 Westville, Pictou, Nova Scotia, age 22, born Feb 1889, occupation Locomotive cleaner in the RR yeards
Immigration to Canada
1905 Ship Bavarian, age 16, miner, born Staffordshire going to Westville, Nova Scotia
Occupation in 1914
Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed
Body was shipped back to Nova Scotia, accompanied by his wife and daughter.
After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Elizabeth Neath, age 25, widow, Presbyterian, born Westville, married 26 Apr 1917 at Westville, by license, to George Tanner.
Wife gone to Westville, Nova Scotia (had been in Hillcrest)
Alternate Names or Alternate Spelling of Names
William Henry Neath
William Neath was a brother-in-law to Rod Wallace who was also killed in the Hillcrest Mine Disaster.
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