William Trump

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William Trump
Born 1863
Died 1914 (aged 50–51)
Hillcrest, Alberta
Cause of death Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Resting place Hillcrest Cemetery
Nationality Welsh
Occupation Company Man

Early Life


Born 1/4 1863 in Bedwelty, Monmouthshire, Wales


James Trump and Elizabeth Davies married 4/4 1859 Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales. James was a Commercial Traveller, born Somersetshire, Bath, England, Elizabeth was born Wales.

Miner and Siblings (in birth order)

  • John Trump
  • William Trump
  • Samuel Trump
  • Gwenllian Trump
  • James Trump
  • George Trump
  • Richard Trump



Census Records

1871 Aberytruth, Monmouthshire, age 9, born Ebbw Vale, Bedwelty district
1891 Ystradyfodwg, Glamorgan, Wales, age 29, coal miner, born Monmouth
1901 Gelliger and Thys, Glamorgan, age 38, coal timber - below, b. Ellie Vale, Monmouth
1911 Michel, British Columbia, age 50, lodger, single to Canada in 1895

Immigration to Canada

1893 Ship Sardinian, age 22, farm labourer, going to Winnipeg
1902 Ship Parisian, age 40, born Monmouth, Wales going to Canada
1908 Ship Lake Manitob, age 46, miner, William returned to England
1909 Ship Canada, age 38, single, returned Canadian, hard to read but looks like he is going to Alberta and maybe Medicine Hat.

Occupation in 1914

Company Man

Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed


William is buried in the Hillcrest cemetery and possibly not in the Mass Grave.

After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster


Schedule E


N. Trump, Knightsville, Knight Town, Indiana

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