1877 2d Schuylkill District Fatalities - Mining District of Schuylkill (Shenandoah)

Reports of the Inspectors of Mines

1/13 THOMAS SHEEKEN, St Nicholas colliery, igniting a keg of powder

1/15 MICHAEL MULHALL, West Shenandoah colliery, caught under cage

2/13 JOHN COSGRAVE, Indian Ridge colliery, fall of coal

3/20 JOHN MALOY, William Penn colliery, fall of coal

3/27 MARTIN CLARKE, Knickerbocker colliery, fall of coal

4/10 MARTIN MALEY, Turkey Run colliery, breaker machinery

4/28 JOHN CARR, Colorado colliery, fall of coal

5/8 DANIEL CURTIN, East Mahanoy, crushed by mine car

5/12 HENRY ECKLEY, William Penn colliery, fall of coal

6/10 BENJAMIN CLEMSON, Mahanoy city, fall of coal

6/13 EDWARD DAVIS, Girard Mountain, fall of coal

7/12 EDWARD DOWD, Lehigh #3, struck by piece of coal flying from a shot

7/17 HARRISON DAVIS, Bear Run, fall of coal

7/27 MICHAEL MCDONALD, Koh-i-noor, fall of coal

7/27 WILLIAM BONER, Koh-i-noor, fall of coal

7/28 DANIEL IGO, Plank Ridge, fall of coal

8/10 JOHN DOWNEY, Ellengowen, fall of coal

8/14 DANIEL DAVITT, Lost Creek #2, fall of coal

9/6 JOSEPH COPELIN, William Penn colliery, fall of coal

9/6 JOHN THOMAS, Turkey Run, igniting a keg of powder

10/2 ANDREW FOY, Connors, fall of rock

10/3 JOHN MCNAMARA, Mahanoy City, fall from breaker

10/5 ALFRED PASSANT, Knickerbocker colliery, fall of coal

10/9 WILLIAM MURDOCK, Plank Ridge, fall of coal

10/11 OWEN CUNNINGHAM, William Penn colliery, fall of coal

11/16 JOHN ROBERTS, Suffolk colliery, dragged by mine car

11/29 JOSIAH HOLT, North Mahanoy, fall of coal

12/27 MARTIN HENNESSY, West Shenandoah colliery, fall of coal

12/29 WILLIAM HUGHES, North Mahanoy, fall of coal

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