6. Bebber, Attilio


Attilio BEBBER (1,5) was born on 22 October 1881 in Eyrol, Bosio, Austria.(2,4)  He immigrated on 4 March 1913 from Le Havre to New York sailing on the S. S. Rochambeau.(3)  On the passenger manifest, he listed his brother, Egido of Rock Springs, Wyoming as his final destination.(3)  At the time of his immigration, Attilio was married to Maria who remained in Bosco, Eyrol, Austria.(3) As an undeclared alien, Attilio submitted draft registration cards for WWI on 12 September 1918 in Sweetwater County, Wyoming.(4)  Attilio worked for the Megeath Coal Company in Rock Springs in 1918.(4) He was described as tall and slender with brown hair and brown eyes.(4)  Eventually the Bebber brothers moved to Frontier and worked as coal miners for the Kemmerer Coal Company where upon they both died in a gas explosion in Frontier No. 1 coal mine on 14 August 1923.(2)  Attilio was 41 years old.   He was buried on 17 August 1923 in the Kemmerer City Cemetery.(2)

Sources: 
(1) Kemmerer Republican, (Kemmerer, Lincoln, Wyoming), 24 August 1923, page 1, microfilm; Lincoln County Library, 519 Emerald Street, Kemmerer, Lincoln, Wyoming 83101.
               (2) A Bebber, death certificate file no. 1383 (14 August 1923), State of Wyoming, Wyoming State Archives, 2301 Centeral Avenue, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82001.
               (3) "Ancestry.com. New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1957," digital (online), Ancestry.com. New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010., Ancestry.com (: online digital 21 July 2011), Attilio Beber; citing Year: 1913; Arrival: New York, New York; Microfilm Serial: T715, 1897-1957; Microfilm Roll: Roll 2022; Line: 5; Page Number: 62.
               (4) "U.S. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918," digital, Ancestry.com. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005., Ancestry.com (: online digital 5 March 2018), Atilio Babor; citing United States, Selective Service System. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. Washington, D.C.:, FHL microfilm 2,022,321.
(5) Sneddon Robert T.  Inspector (Dist 1) & Robert V. Hotchkiss Inspector (Dist2), "State Coal Mine Inspectors Of Wyoming, Districts No. 1 and 2," year:  1923; report, 1923; Wyoming State Archives on microfilm, Cheyenne, Wyoming.


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