1879 Second Schuylkill District, Shenandoah Division, Rpt of Fatal Accidents (consisting of part of Schuylkill Co.)

(from the Reports of the Inspectors of Mines of the Anthracite Coal Regions of Pennsylvania for the Year 1879)

REGISTER OF FATAL CASUALTIES:

2/13 DENNIS DALEY, Hammond colliery, starter, 21, single

2/19 JOHN MCGUIRE, William Penn colliery, miner, 33, married, 5 children

2/24 JONATH. GOODHEAD, West Shenandoah, miner, 32, married

3/4 MATTHEW REED, Packer No. 4, engineer, 20, single

3/13 CON CALLAHAN, Schuylkill colliery, miner

3/24 JOHN MCGEE, Honey Brook colliery, laborer, 70

4/4 JOHN COSTELLO, Lost Creek No. 2, miner, married

4/8 JOHN LEONARD, Conner colliery, miner, married

4/25 WILLIAM WEBB, Cuyler colliery, miner, 36, married, 6 children

4/26 JACOB YENFER, Boston Run colliery, miner, 36, married

5/20 ALEX. CUSEICK, Bear Ridge No. 1, starter, married, 6 children

5/24 ANDREW DEEGAN, Lawrence colliery, bottom man, single

5/26 JAMES HERRITY, Cuyler colliery, miner, married, 2 children

5/28 JOSEPH NOKES, Glendon colliery, fan boy, 13

5/28 JOHN BRADLEY, Glendon colliery, fan boy, 13

6/2 PETER KNIPE, Mahanoy city, miner, 45, married, 1 child

6/25 JAMES COLE, Shenandoah city, miner, married, 6 children

6/27 JOHN COCHLIN, William Penn colliery, miner, married, 2 children

7/16 FRANK FLEITCHNER, Schuylkill colliery, miner, married, 2 children

8/25 FATRICK HOCTOR, Boston Run colliery, car loader, 20, single

8/30 GRIFFITH WATKINS, Bear Ridge No. 1, slate picker, 11

9/11 PATRICK O'BOYLE, Packer No. 4, driver, 16

9/16 JOHN DAVIS, Furnace colliery, miner, married

9/24 JOHN CLARKE, Plank Ridge colliery, miner, married

9/25 JOHN RICE, Lehigh No. 3, laborer

9/26 MARTIN HIGGINS, Knickerbocker colliery, driver, 16

10/8 JOHN DAVIS, Turkey Run colliery, laborer, 18

10/21 JOHN O'BRIEN, Stanton colliery, miner, 33, married, 5 children

11/10 JAMES NORTON, Glendon colliery, miner, 36, married, 5 children

11/24 MARTIN BURKE, Suffolk colliery, switchtender, 16

11/24 JOHN BOLISKZEY, Kohinoor, miner

12/11 JAMES HAYS, Plank Ridge colliery, miner

12/18 MICHAEL JENKINS, Kohinoor, miner, married

12/18 ADAM MARTIN, Lehigh No. 3, loader

REGISTER OF CASUALTIES RESULTING IN DEATH:

(died some time after accident)

1/13 SAMUEL SOUTHALL, West Shenandoah, miner, 58, married

1/19 GEORGE BURT, Kohinoor, miner, 27

2/5 MARTIN LARKIN, Plank Ridge, outside laborer, 60

2/27 ISRAEL PRICE, St Nicholas, miner, married

4/2 PATRICK MCANDREW, Cuyler, miner, married

4/17 JAMES DILLMAN, Turkey Run, miner, 60, married

5/26 PATRICK DUNLEVY, Lost Creek No. 2, loader, married, 1 child

6/28 HARRY BRENNAN, Packer No. 4, slate picker

7/15 PATRICK COYLE, Suffolk, loader, 18, single

Mary Ann Lubinsky for the PAGenWeb Project, and by Individual Contributors