1884 Fatalities South Anthracite District

 

1884 Rpt of Fatal Accidents in the South Anthracite District, comprising parts of Luzerne County, and Carbon County.

 

(from the Reports of the Inspectors of Mines of the Anthracite Coal Regions of Pennsylvania for the Year Ending 31 December, 1884)

 

1/21 WILLIE HANCOCK, door-boy, 15, Nesquehoning

1/25 JOHN W THOMAS, roadman, 65, married, Lansford No. 5

1/29 FRANK BIERLY, slate-picker, 15, Eckley #5

 

2/22 JOHN HOWORTH, slate-picker, 15, Eckley #2

2/25 CHARLES OSWALD, miner, 38, married, Cranberry mine

 

3/4 AUGUST GROUSE, co. laborer, 21, Drifton #1

3/5 JOHN M JONES, miner, 54, married 2 orphans, Stockton #2

3/8 RICHARD WALKER, driver, 18, Sugar Loaf

3/11 GEORGE GOERLICK, loader, 20, Upper Lehigh #2

 

4/10 MICHAEL BRUCHICK, laborer, 43, married, Humboldt

4/21 STEPHEN BUTZKORSH, laborer, 35, married 4 orphans, Ebervale

4/25 HENRY MARSHMAN, miner, 40, married 4 orphans, Drifton #2

 

5/7 JOHN HANLON, laborer, 25, Tresckow #7

5/12 JOHN JUMBLE, laborer, 31, married 3 orphans, Derringer

 

6/16 MICHAEL MADDLE, miner, 27, Derringer

 

7/10 THOMAS MCDONALD, laborer, 48, Nesquehoning

7/26 ROBERT FOX, miner, 33, married 4 orphans, Upper Lehigh #6

 

8/20 JOSEPH FETZGO, laborer, 27, South Sugar Loaf

8/28 FRANK MUNDER, miner, 28, Eckley #5

 

9/8 THOMAS TRAVENNA, miner, Coleraine #2

9/10 ANDREW HAMETS, laborer, 22, Ebervale

9/18 JOHN MARSHMAN, helper, 17, Drifton #1

9/19 PATRICK DEVER, miner, 24, Lansford #9

9/20 MICHAEL BARSHTON, laborer, 30, Tresckow #6

9/30 JOSEPH IGLAR, miner, 34, married 4 orphans, Mount Pleasant

 

10/15 (name blank), laborer, 20, Ebervale

10/18 AUGUST CONCINE, miner, 26, Lattimer #3

10/25 ADAM BACHMAN, miner, 60, married, Hazleton #3

 

11/6 JAMES DAY, oiler, Lansford #9

11/13 BURTON MCKEEVER, engineer, Lansford #6

11/13 HUGH GALLAGHER, fireman, Lansford #6

11/15 JOHN ANDREKO, laborer, 21, Coleraine

11/20 JOHN HAIMER, laborer, 22, Upper Lehigh #1

11/22 JAMES ASHWORTH, miner, 56, married, Oakdale #1

11/24 JOHN ONCICK, laborer, 24, Yorktown #6

11/26 EDWARD CANNON, helper, Lansford #5

 

12/2 ANDREW MILLER, timberman, Lansford #6

12/3 ROBERT MILLS, pump-runner, 23, East Crystal Ridge

12/11 JOHN BONER, helper, 16, Drifton #1

12/18 THOMAS SHULTZ, driver, Lansford #5

The above information was donated by: Ed Langley

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