1879 South District Rpt of Fatal Accidents

(consisting of the southern portion of Luzerne and Carbon Cos.)

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

1/5 ANDREW HATACH, screen boss, 40, Cross Creek #2

1/15 JOHN WILOUGHBY, laborer, 17, Harliegh #4

2/7 MICHAEL MULLEN, laborer, 23, Room Run Shaft

2/15 JOHN FOX, screen boss, 32, Cross Creek breaker

3/14 THOMAS COMMISKEY, miner, 55, no widow, 3 orphans, Spring Mountain

4/7 THOMAS CASPAR, loading slate, 15, Ebervale breaker

4/15 JAMES JAMES, miner, 35, widow - 5 orphans, Beaver Brook #2

4/22 THOMAS SMITH, miner, 27, widow - 2 orphans, Beaver Brook #4

4/24 ROBERT NORRIS, miner, 52, widow - 4 orphans, Spring Mountain #4

6/6 DANIEL COYLE, miner, 32, widow - 2 orphans, Harliegh #1

7/8 GEORGE HUTCHINSON, miner, 47, widow - 0 orphans, East Sugarloaf #5

7/15 PATRICK MCCOLE, miner, 24, widow - 0 orphans, Highland #2

7/15 JAMES GALLAGHER, miner, 35, widow - 2 orphans,Highland #2

7/30 PATRICK MCCOLE, miner, 24, widow - 0 orphans, Ebervale #2

8/1 OWEN BOYLE, laborer, 60, widow - 1 orphan, Yorktown #5

8/27 MICHAEL HOUSTON, miner, 35, widow - 2 orphans, Eckley - Council Ridge #2

9/27 JOHN MALKAMES, miner, 48, widow - 3 orphans, Laurel Hill (old lift)

10/13 MICHAEL CONLIN, driver, 18, Lattimer #1

10/28 JAMES EAD, driver, 19, Room Run shaft

11/4 HENRY REIFFNER, roadman, 52, widow - 4 orphans, Highland #2

11/15 JOSEPH BOYLE, miner, 24, Cross Creek #1

11/20 PATRICK HAUGHEY, breakerman, 48, widow 2 orphans, Panther Creek #5

12/1 FRANK DAUGHERTY, miner, 23, Lattimer #2

12/5 WILLIAM H THOMAS, mine boss, 56, widow - 6 orphans, Oak Dale #2

12/20 JOHN BOLTZ, miner, 40, widow - 5 orphans, Cross Creek #2

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 Mary Ann Lubinsky
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