|William Henry Turner|
1914 (aged 34–35)|
|Cause of death||Hillcrest Mine Disaster|
|Resting place||Hillcrest Cemetery|
Born 1879 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
Think correct marriage: William Turner married Sarah Dean 1/4 1902 in Wigan Registration District.
- May Turner (1903-)
- Frank Turner (1909-)
1881 Wigan, Lancashire, age 3, born Wigan
1891 Wigan, Lancashire, age 13, born Wigan
1901 Inch in Makerfield, Lancashire, age 23, occupation coal hewer below ground
Immigration to Canada
1904 Ship Bavarian, age 27, occupation miner, going to Westville, Nova Scotia
Occupation in 1914
Hillcrest Mine Disaster June 19, 1914 - Killed
William is buried in the Hillcrest cemetery beside his brother Thomas. They share a common grave stone.
After the Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Sarah Turner, widow, remained in Hillcrest and married Jack Delicate.
William's brother, Thomas Turner, was also killed in the Hillcrest Mine Disaster.
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