1879 Third or Shamokin District Rpt of Fatal Accidents (consisting of parts of Schuylkill, Northumberland, Columbia, and Dauphin Cos.)

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

1/9 JOHN RUCH, Sterling colliery, miner, 27, married, 2 children

1/10 HENRY LEE, Williamstown colliery, miner, 36, married, 2 children

1/22 PETER REICHWEIN, Monitor colliery, miner, 30, married, 2 children

1/24 SAMUEL SHADLE, West Brookside colliery, driver, 18, single

2/18 JOSEPH KRAWIS, Big Mountain colliery, miner, 29

2/20 JAMES HARVEY, Preston No. 2, slate picker, 13

3/14 CHARLES ROEDER, Mt Carmel shaft, laborer, 22, single

3/17 WILLIAM COUTTS, Williamstown colliery, miner, 38

3/17 CHARLES THOMPSON, West Brookside colliery, driver, 15

4/9 JOHN EVISON Jr, , Ben. Franklin colliery, miner, 23

4/11 PATRICK CASEY, Preston No. 2, slate picker, 14

4/12 PETER KELL, Monitor colliery, miner, 32, married, 3 children

4/12 PATRICK MUNDAY, Monitor colliery, laborer, 21

4/29 SAMUEL SCHWENCK, West Brookside, miner, 31, married, 3 children

5/5 PETER MARTIN, Lykens Valley, fan boy, 14

5/5 WILLIAM H ELY, Lykens Valley, laborer, 27

5/10 HENRY BERNSTEEL, North Ashland, miner, 39, married, 4 children

5/17 THOMAS SMITH, Reliance colliery, driver, 18, single

5/23 WILLIAM SAVAGE, Summit Branch colliery, machinist, 45, married, 3 children

5/23 LEWIS W SNYDER, Summit Branch colliery, machinist, 46, married, 8 children

5/23 JAMES PARKIN, Summit Branch colliery, boilermaker, 36, married, 7 children

7/4 HENRY CONNER, Potts, starter, 37, married, 6 children

7/23 JOHN BROWN, Keystone colliery, top man, 25, single

7/28 JAMES WARLOW, Williamstown, miner, 33, married, 3 children

7/31 FREDERICK DRYER, Monitor colliery, miner, 25, married

8/1 FRANK NOTT, Sterling colliery, miner, 35, married, 1 child

8/6 THOMAS O'BRIEN, Big Mountain colliery, miner, 45, married

9/8 HUGH MULLIGAN, Locust Spring colliery, miner, 46, married, 8 children

9/11 DANIEL MCALLISTER, Locust Run colliery, laborer, 45, married, 1 child

9/15 WILLIAM GEADING, Big Mine Run, miner, 40, married, 2 children

10/17 THOMAS PAUL, Pennsylvania colliery, miner, 50, married

10/22 PETER GRAY, Enterprise colliery, miner, 24, married

10/29 MICHAEL MURRAY, Mt Carmel shaft, slate picker, 15

11/7 OWEN CATTIGAN, Mt Carmel shaft, miner, 49, married, 6 children

12/12 JOHN LYNCH, Ben Franklin colliery, miner, 51, married

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