1872 Rpt of Fatal Accidents in the Eastern District of the Wyoming Coal Fields, Luzerne County, Lying East of and Including Jenkins Township

 

(from the Reports of the Inspectors of Mines of the Anthracite Coal Regions of Pennsylvania for the Year 1872)

 

1/6 JOHN MURRAY, 10, Tompkins colliery

1/11 DAVID LEWIS, 32, married one child, Scranton slope & drifts

1/16 JOSEPH NAREY, 10, G. L. mines - Blakely twp

 

2/2 JOHN BRANNAN, 50, married one child, Stark shaft

2/7 ANTHONY M'HALE, 28, married one child, Tripp's slope Scranton

2/9 THOMAS DURKIN, 30, single, Central shaft Scranton

2/13 MICHAEL KEIFE, 35, married 6 children, Grand tunnel Pittston

2/15 REESE JAMES, 35, married 1 child, Pine shaft Lackawanna

2/21 MICHAEL DYER, 40, married 7 children, Green Ridge colliery

 

3/4 JAMES RODGERS, 40, married 2 children, Meadow Brook

3/8 WILLIAM GILES, 21, married, Waddell's shaft Pittston

3/12 JOHN YOUNG, 13, Roaring Brook shaft

3/26 MICHAEL CARROLL, 35, married 5 children, Dodge shaft

3/26 PATRICK FINNERTY, 22, single, Oak Hill colliery

3/26 GEORGE MAHER, 12, Oak Hill colliery

 

4/1 DWIGHT MORSE, 21, single, Coal Brook breaker

4/1 JOHN CLARKE, 20, single, Coal Brook breaker

4/1 WILLIAM PALMER, 14, Coal Brook breaker

4/1 DAVID ROSSER, 32, married 4 children, Lackawanna mines

4/5 EDWARD SULLIVAN, 35, married 3 children, Pine Brook shaft

4/8 ANT'Y CAMPBELL, single, Pine Brook shaft

4/26 THOMAS O'HORA, married 5 children, Pine Brook shaft

4/26 W H WILLIAMS, 28, married 1 child, Hampton shaft

 

5/1 MICHAEL MOONEY, 28, married, 3 children, No. 2 slope Jenkins Twp

5/1 JOHN MOONEY, 25, single, No. 2 slope Jenkins Twp

5/4 THOMAS KENNEDY, 45, married 5 children, No. 7 shaft Jenkins Twp

5/8 MICHAEL DIVINE, 30, married 4 children, Central shaft

5/20 CHAS. M'ANDREWS, 35, married 3 children, Capouse or Briggs Shaft

5/23 JAMES M'QUINN, 25, single, No. 8 shaft Pitston

5/27 GEORGE MELLON, 34, married 5 children, Rough & Ready shaft

5/31 TEDDY LANGAN, No. 8 shaft Pittston

5/31 EDWARD BARRETT, 13, doorboy, Taylor mines Lackawanna

 

6/7 HENRY WOODS, 53, married 9 children, Meadow Brook colliery

6/22 MICHAEL M'HALE, married 6 children, Gipsey Grove colliery

6/25 FRANK ROONEY, 24, single, Scranton slope & drifts

6/25 D R PRITCHARD, 23, single, No. 1 Diamond shaft

6/25 JAMES O'BOYLE, 15, single, Stafford colliery

 

7/2 JOSEPH EDWARDS, 33, single, Ontario colliery

7/3 JOHN MARTIN, 25, married 1 child, Oxford colliery

7/19 MICHAEL FORD, 18, single, Stark colliery

 

8/6 JOHN GILGALLON, 47, married 2 children, No. 1 slope Olyphant

8/10 THOMAS LLOYD, 12 3/4, Von Storch colliery

8/24 HOWEL EDWARDS, 21, single, Tompkins shaft

8/29 HUGH HARMICK, 69, married 4 children, Grassy Island breaker

 

9/6 THOMAS O'BOYLE, 27, married 1 child, No. 10 shaft Pittston

9/9 MICHAEL ROACH, 45, married 4 children, No. 2 slope Diamond mines

9/13 PATRICK M'CUE, 32, married 1 child, Mt. Pleasant colliery

9/14 PATRICK REAP, 34, married 4 children, M.N.A. Coal Co.

9/24 JAMES LYNOTT, 15, Columbia tunnel Pittston

9/27 PETER GRAY, 30, married 2 children, Grand tunnel Pittston

 

10/3 JOHN M'GLYNN, 16, No. 2 dip mines Olyphant

10/9 PATRICK MALONEY, 45, married 2 children, Hyde Park shaft

10/16 THOMAS KEANE, 40, married 6 children, S.C. Co.'s slope & drift

10/16 OWEN KEANE, 31, single, S.C. Co.'s slope & drift

10/24 THOMAS MALLOT, 33, married 1 child, Dodge shaft Lackawanna Twp

10/24 JOHN SWIFT, 16, single, Ontario colliery

10/25 THOMAS DUNLAP, 32, married 3 children, Twin shaft Pittston

10/25 MARTIN GILBOY, 43, married 1 child, Dodge shaft

 

11/13 ROBERT GRAHAM, 29, married 2 children, Stark shaft

11/14 THOMAS CROSBY, 29, married 3 children, Hampton mines

11/16 THOMAS GIBBONS, 30, married 1 child, No. 10 shaft Pittston

11/16 MICHAEL POWERS, 43, married 5 children, No. 10 shaft Pittston

 

12/6 OSCAR WILLIAMS, 27, single, Corey's breaker

12/12 THOS. HOSKINS, 40, married 3 children, Central shaft

12/13 PATRICK M'HALE, 28, married 1 child, Eaton & Cos. mines

12/17 THOS. QUEENEY, 35, single, Enterprise colliery

12/20 THOMAS HINES, 14, No. 10 shaft Pittston

The above information was donated by: Ed Langley
1997-2016 Mary Ann Lubinsky for the PAGenWeb Project, and by Individual Contributors