1872 Southern District Rpt of Fatal Accidents

(consisting of parts of Luzerne and Carbon Cos.)

1/5 GEORGE WILLS, 35, married - 3 children, Stockon, cause-fall of coal

1/10 JOHN WIGAND, 21, single, Upper Lehigh, cause-cars - outside

1/18 JAMES MALLEY, 20, single, Buck Mountain, cause-burnt by powder

2/9 JAS. G MARSHALL, 18, single, Woodside, cause-cars - inside

2/10 A. GAITENHOZER, 52, married, Hazleton - old slope, cause-car on slope

3/27 ANDREW O'DONALD, 50, married - 7 children, Yorktown, cause-fall of coal

3/27 JAMES SWINNEY, 35, married - 2 children, Yorktown, cause-fall of coal

4/10 WM. MORRISH, 30, married - 1 child, Stockton, cause-fall of coal

4/11 JAS. BOYLE, 18, single, Cranberry slope - Hazleton, cause-fall of coal

6/12 JNO. GALLAGHER, 22, single, Buck Mountain, cause-fall of coal

6/18 FRANCIS WARD, 22, single, Eckley, cause-fall of coal

6/14 REUBEN CANERA, 20, single, Summit Hill, cause-cars - inside

7/11 ARCH. WILLIAMS, 19, single, Tresckow, cause-by coal

8/1 ED. HARKIN, married - 3 children, Yorktown, cause-fall of slate

8/3 JOHN WARD, 32, single, Hazleton - Laurel Hill slope, cause-fall of coal

8/8 THOS. T WILLIAMS, 70, married, Summit Hill, cause-premature blast

8/19 JENKIN ROSSER, 27, married - 2 children, Lattimer, cause-premature blast

10/14 FREDERICK HINDER, 23, single, Eckley, cause-Gauff fell on him

10/18 THOMAS BOYLE, 18, single, Coleraine, cause-cars - inside

10/19 CHARLES DEPUEY, 31, single, Hazleton, cause-breaker rollers

10/22 CHARLES PAUL, 45, widow - 6 children, Coleraine, cause-fall of coal

10/22 DANIEL MAGLIN, 40, married - 2 children, Stockton-cause-explosion of fire damp

11/7 ED. DELLELY, 28, single, Eckley, cause-fall of coal

11/26 WM. JOYCE, 33, married - 3 children, Woodside, cause-fall of coal

12/3 NIMROD NORRIS, 32, married - 4 children, Jeansville, cause-fall of coal

Total deaths: 25, total widows: 11, total orphans: 33

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