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 Giuseppe “Joseph” Altobelli

Giuseppe “Joseph” Altobelli

Birth
Italy
Death 31 Jul 1906 (aged 30)
Iron Mountain, Dickinson County, Michigan, USA
Burial Iron Mountain, Dickinson County, Michigan, USA
Plot Pomemah
Memorial ID 100002294 · View Source
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Margueretta Tolino & Joseph Altobella were married April 21, 1903 in Iron Mountain, Dickinson, Michigan. Margueretta, 21,. Born in Italy, she was the daughter of Francisco Tolino. Joseph, 26, an iron ore miner, was the son of Carlo & Carmila (Rossi) Altobella. Justice of the Peace Rudolph Th. Miller officiated the wedding. Attendants were Charles Grant & Raffael Ambrozichia both of Iron Mountain. Groomed signed with his X.
(spelling & names from Dickinson County Marriage Records 1891-)

At the Pewabic Iron Ore Mine, in No. 4 Raise, 7th Level of No. 1 Shaft, about 2 p.m., Guiseppi, "Joseph", was seriously injured by a chunk of iron ore, which slipped out from the south side of the raise he was working in, falling & striking him on the back, crushing him to his death. He was removed to Pewabic Hospital where he died from his injuries during the night. Joseph was 30, & married with a wife & 2 children.
(Dickinson County Mine Inspector’s Reports by William Trestrail)
[September 1882 through September 1917]
(Edited & Courtesy of klh)
Iron Mountain Press, Iron Mountain, Dickinson County, Michigan, Volume 11, Number 11 [Thursday, August 2, 1906], page 1, column 6

Miner Killed.

Giuseppe Altobello, a miner at the Pewabic mine, was accidentally killed about 2:30 o'clock last Tuesday afternoon while at work on the seventh level. He was picking up his tools, getting ready to blast, when a large chunk of ore became detached form the stope and sliding down pinned him fast to some timbers, crushing him to death. He was about thirty years of age and leaves a wife and two small children.


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  • Created by: klh
  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100002294
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Giuseppe “Joseph” Altobelli (23 Apr 1876–31 Jul 1906), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100002294, citing Iron Mountain Cemetery Park, Iron Mountain, Dickinson County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by klh (contributor 47722765) .