1872 Rpt of Fatal Accidents in the Schuylkill District, comprising the

counties of Schuylkill, Northumberland, Columbia, and Dauphin

 

(from the Reports of the Inspectors of Mines of the Anthracite Coal Regions

of Pennsylvania for the Year 1872)

 

1/1 HENRY BEYERLY, Montilius colliery, married - 2 children

1/1 A miner, Honey Brook, married - 2 children

1/9 ABRAHAM KING, Lentz & Bowman, married

 

2/20 JOHN D JINKINS, Mine Hill Gap, married - 5 children

 

3/7 PATRICK BALLARD, Focht & Whittaker, married

3/21 HUGH O'HARA, Tunnel,

3/23 JOHN BRANAN HARDI, Glen Carbon, married - 6 children

3/23 OWEN CANNON, Wm. Penn shaft, married - 3 children

3/23 THOMAS M'CLOSKEY, Focht & Whittaker, married - 1 child

 

4/1 THOMAS A DAVIS, Primrose colliery, married - 1 child

4/1 JAMES TONES, Colkett colliery

4/3 EDWARD DOWNS, Big Lick, married - 4 children

4/6 JOHN HARLER, Indian Ridge colliery

4/10 DAN. MILLER, Williamstown, married

4/10 JOHN MURRY (boy), Thomaston colliery

4/14 JOHN DAVIS, Taylorville

4/17 JENKINS CRANAGE, Locust Run

4/17 GEORGE CRANAGE, Locust Run

4/17 THOMAS HODJINS, Honey Brook, married - 4 children

4/23 JOHN MOORE, Williamstown

4/23 JOHN M'CANN, Williamstown

4/23 FREDERICK HENDERLINE, Williamstown

4/25 JOHN MINAHAN, Otto Red Ash

4/27 JOHN D BOWEN, Locust Dale, married - 2 children

 

5/3 PHILIP RILLEY, Honey Brook, married - 2 children

5/5 MARTIN KELLY (boy), Beechwood colliery

5/8 JAMES SHERRIN, Schmoleys colliery, married - 6 children

5/19 PATRICK HALEY, Lehigh No. 3, married - 6 orphans

5/24 JAMES DEGGAN, Excelsior colliery

5/27 CASMER RATVSTIKI, Burnside colliery, married - 6 orphans

5/29 THOMAS WILSON, Pine Forest shaft, married - 5 orphans

5/29 MICHAEL CORCORAN, Locust Run, married - 4 orphans

 

6/1 PATRICK NAREY, Girardsville

6/1 MICHAEL CLAREY, Indian Ridge, married - 2 orphans

6/1 PHILIP WINTER, Koh-i-noor, married - 4 orphans

6/4 ISAAC MEYERS, Williamstown

6/5 THOMAS MONAGHAN, Colkett, married - 8 orphans

6/6 JOHN M'QUADE, Koh-i-noor

6/7 DANIEL O'CONNOR, Gilberton

6/10 PAUL O'NEIL, Locust Dale, married - 6 orphans

6/12 JAMES HARRIS, Cameron

6/13 JOHN CROZIER, Gilberton

6/13 PATRICK ROACH, West Lehigh, married - 4 orphans

6/13 GEORGE GREGOR, Gilberton

6/19 JOHN WEEKES, Trenton

 

7/1 PATRICK KELLY, Locust Run

7/12 THOMAS EARLS, Brookside

7/12 HENRY HABERLY, Ravensdale, married - 6 orphans

7/13 FRANK ESTERLINE, Lykens Valley

7/16 ANTHONY M'ANOLTY, Ellengowen, married

7/19 MICHAEL FORD, Lower Rausch Creek

7/20 THOMAS DAVIDSON, Draper - Gilberton, married

7/23 JOHN WISE, Daniel Webster colliery

7/24 JOHN BELL, Thomaston

7/24 JOHN HIGGINS, West Lehigh, married - 4 orphans

 

8/8 JOHN WALSH, Kohinoor

8/8 RICHARD FITZPATRICK, Elmwood

8/14 JOHN CULBERT (boy), Lower Rauch Creek

8/14 RICHARD CULBERT (boy), Lower Rauch Creek

8/15 CHARLEY WHITTLE, Williamstown, married - 7 orphans

8/22 MARTIN WHALEN, Lehigh No. 3

8/22 JOHN M'CORMACK, Lehigh No. 3, married - 4 orphans

8/28 MICHAEL HAUGHNEY, Glen Carbon

 

9/1 JOHN WALSH, East Pine Knot, married - 6 orphans

9/7 OWEN JONES, St Clair shaft, married - 4 orphans

9/14 JAMES ROBERTS, East Mine shafts, married - 4 orphans

9/18 JOHN CUNNINGHAM, Otto Red Ash, married - 5 orphans

9/20 MICHAEL M'GLAUGHLIN, Gilberton, married - 3 orphans

9/20 JOS. WARANOUSKI, Draper - Gilberton

9/27 JOHN THOMAS, Diamond, married - 4 orphans

 

10/7 CONRAD HOSTEL, Hill & Harris, married 4 orphans

10/7 MICHAEL KING, Plank Ridge

10/7 DENNIS DAUGHERTY, Union - E. Bast, married - 3 orphans

10/14 JAMES MURRY (boy), Diamond

10/14 JOHN EDDY, Buck Ridge, married - 2 orphans

10/17 CHARLES WALKER, High Mines

10/17 JOHN EDWARDS (boy), Mt Carmel

10/22 RICHARD O'NEIL (boy), St Clair shaft

10/23 JOSEPH YUST (boy), Eagle

 

11/2 BARTLEY CONNERS, Locust Mt C & I Co., married - 6 orphans

11/5 PATRICK KIRREGAN, Lost Creek

11/8 THOMAS KEATING, Otto White Ash, married - 2 orphans

11/8 OWEN KING, Raven Run, married - 4 orphans

11/8 HENRY BEESE, Otto White Ash, married - 2 orphans

11/27 ________ QUILLIAM, Eagle Hill shaft, married

11/27 TIMOTHY COLLINS, Lentz & Bowman, married - 4 orphans

 

12/12 BENJAMIN HILL, Lentz & Bowman

12/13 PETER CREBBS, Swatara

12/13 EDWARD JONES, Daniel Webster

12/27 HENRY WILLIAMS, Heckscherville

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