1888 Rpt of Fatal Accidents in the Third Anthracite District, comprising

part of Luzerne County.

 

(from the Reports of the Inspectors of Mines of the Anthracite Coal Regions

of Pennsylvania for the Year Ending 31 December, 1888)

 

NOTE: most of the printing in this book is completely legible. However, some

letters, in some words, are faint to non-existent. Where a letter in a

person's name is in doubt, a lowercase alpha will be used; where a letter is

completely illegible, an asterisk will be used.

 

1/1 GUSTAVE NORDSTROM, miner, 25, Dorrance, Wilkes-Barre

1/4 CHARLES WOODS, shaft sinker, 41, married 6 orphans, So W/B

1/5 WILLIAM P HOWELLS, fireboss, 35, married 2 orphans, Hollenbeck, W/B

1/19 PAUL ZOTER, laborer, 24, Newport tunnel, Glen Lyon

1/21 PATRICK O'CONNELL, miner, 47, married 7 orphans, Franklin, W/B

1/25 MARK M BOLTON, miner, 38, married 8 orphans, Slope 3, W. Nanticoke

1/26 CHRISTOPHER KNAUSS, miner, 32, married 5 orphans, Slope 3, W Nanticoke

1/27 THOMAS O. DRISCO*L, miner, 50, married, Shaft No. 5, Plymouth

1/27 DANIEL REES Jr, tracklayer, 35, married 3 orphans, Nottingham, Plymouth

 

2/3 MIKE DEDOVICH, laborer, 56, married, Gaylord breaker, Plymouth

2/4 JOHN M EVANS, driver, 17, Shaft #3, Plymouth

2/7 FRANK RAMINSKI, laborer, 23, married 1 orphan, Slope #3, W Nanticoke

2/8 CORNELIUS MCCALL, miner, 37, 4 orphans, Dorrance, Wilkes-Barre

2/8 JOSEPH JOBLISKI, laborer, 35, married 2 orphans, Shaft #2, Plymouth

2/8 ANTHONY SMITH, laborer, 24, Alden, Newport twp

2/10 JOHN BROWN, miner, 45, 3 orphans, Shaft #2, Nanticoke

2/15 PATRICK MCLAUGHLIN, door boy, 15, Empire, Wilkes-Barre

2/21 GEORGE TIPPENS, miner, 38, married 5 orphans, Shaft 1, Edwardsdale

2/24 DAVID EDMON*S, miner, 60, Newport tunnel, Glen Lyon

2/25 REES G RICHARDS, slate picker, Gaylord breaker, Plymouth

2/25 JOSEPH ULAVITCH, laborer, 21, Newport tunnel, Glen Lyon

 

3/28 PATRICK MURRAY, oiler, 16, Breaker #9, Sugar Notch

 

4/9 WILLIAM W JONES, miner, 50, married 2 orphans, Shaft 11 Lance, Plymouth

4/10 JOHN PEROOSKI, laborer, 47, married, Reynolds #16, Plymouth

4/11 EDWARD FRAZER, miner, 33, married 7 orphans, Alden, Newport twp

4/17 LUKE MCMANAMAN, rockman, 24, Dodson, Plymouth

4/23 THOMAS GIBBS, miner, 31, married 1 orphan, Shaft 1 Lee vein, Nanticoke

4/27 WILLIAM CARLAW, miner, 34, married 3 orphans, Shaft 4, Edwardsdale

4/28 JOHN KNIESE, rockman, 34, married 3 orphans, Shaft 4, Plymouth

4/28 PATRICK MCGILL, laborer, 21, Shaft 4, Plymouth

 

5/8 JOSEPH KAMAWIA, laborer, 24, Stanton, Wilkes-Barre

5/10 WILLIAM STACEY, driver, 18, Lance #11, Plymouth

5/11 DAVID C WILLIAMS, miner, 31, married 1 orphan, Nottingham, Plymouth

5/16 THOMAS ROWANE, headman, 41, married 6 orphans, Tillinghast, So W/B

5/16 WILLIAM M HUGHES, miner, 30, married 2 orphans, Franklin, Wilkes-Barre

5/22 HENRY MAPSTONE, miner, 45, married 8 orphans, Shaft 2, Nanticoke

5/26 ANDREW SUTTON, miner, 31, Warrior Run, Hanover twp

5/28 JAMES SULLIVAN, miner, 53, married 5 orphans, Newport shaft, Glen Lyon

 

6/1 MATHEW WEILL, driver, 18, Avondale, Plymouth twp

6/6 LEWIS DAVIES, shaft sinker, 29, married, Baltimore shaft, W/B twp

6/6 WILLIAM SYMBOLIC, laborer, 23, Wanamie, Newport twp

6/8 NELSON CAREY, footman, 25, married 1 orphan, Shaft 2, Nanticoke

6/18 JOHN CORCORAN, miner, 37, married 5 orphans, Shaft 5, Plymouth

6/27 THOMAS W ROBERTS, miner, 25, married 2 orphans, Shaft 2, Nanticoke

 

7/3 TALIESIN EDWARDS, locomotive engr, 27, married, Breaker 2, Edwardsdale

7/5 CASPAR SHEMINSKI, laborer, 32, married 2 orphans, Reynolds, Plymouth

7/12 JOHN SCHWARTZ, loader, 21, Breaker 2 Red Ash, Wilkes-Barre twp

7/20 THOMAS MADDEN, driver, 18, Slope 3, W Nanticoke

7/30 STEPHEN HOMALIGE, laborer, Empire, Wilkes-Barre

7/31 JOHN POLLARK, laborer, 26, Shaft 3, Edwardsdale

 

8/1 JOSEPH SCHUTT, laborer, 27, Alden, Newport twp

8/2 DAVID KINNEY, footman, 22, Shaft 9, Sugar Notch

8/4 JOHN W TWHOMAS, company hand, 25, Shaft 1 Lee vein, Nanticoke

8/7 THOMAS WATKINS, rockman, 40, married, Avondale, Plymouth twp

8/7 ADAM KURTKOFSKI, laborer, 19, West End, Mocanaqua

8/7 JOHN MOLITORIAS, laborer, 29, Hollenback, Wilkes-Barre

8/9 JOSEPH RICHARDS, driver, 15, Hollenback, Wilkes-Barre

8/22 PETER CASEY, miner, 40, married 2 orphans, Shaft 2, Nanticoke

8/24 JOHN CROMIAC, laborer, 31, married 1 orphan, Shaft 5, Plymouth

8/25 JOHN O. DONNELL, slate picker, 12, Franklin breaker, Wilkes-Barre

8/28 JOHN M JONES, driver, 16, Newport tunnel, Glen Lyon

8/30 JOHN ANDERSON, miner, 32, married 2 orphans, Slope 2, Nanticoke

 

9/5 JOSEPH TON*TSKI, laborer, 58, married, Shaft 4, Plymouth

9/7 FRED. TAYLOR, laborer, 23, Hillman vein, Wilkes-Barre

9/22 THOMAS VINTO, laborer, 26, married 1 orphan, Slope 2, Nanticoke

9/29 THOMAS ME*RY, laborer, 38, married 4 orphans, Red Ash 2, W/B twp

 

10/4 JOHN PHILLIPS, miner 51, Warrior Run, Hanover twp

10/5 RICHARD HOOK, miner, 47, married 1 orphan, Shaft 3, Edwardsdale

10/13 BENJAMIN MARKEY, door boy, 15, Dorrance, Wilkes-Barre

10/31 CHARLES GALLAGHER, company hand, 68, married, Gaylord slope, Plymouth

10/31 SAMUEL VEIL, miner, 45, married 4 orphans, West End, Mocanaqua

 

11/6 MORRIS ROBERTS, laborer, 27, Stanton, Wilkes-Barre

11/9 LEWIS LAWSON, miner, 3*, Shaft 3, Plymouth

11/10 JAMES WATKINS, laborer, 21, Nottingham, Plymouth

11/14 JOHN ABBOCK, laborer, 35, married, Red Ash 2, Wilkes-Barre twp

11/15 JOHN SADOFSKI, laborer, 3*, married 1 orphan, Slope 3, W Nanticoke

11/19 PATRICK MOORE, laborer, 18, Warrior Run, Hanover twp

11/27 WILLIAM BRADBURY, footman, 22, married, Shaft 3, Edwardsdale

 

12/1 MICHAEL MCDERMOTT, miner, 34, married 3 orphans, Conyngham, W/B

12/8 JOHN ALA*KO, carpenter, 23, Breaker 1, Edwardsdale

12/21 ALBERT MARKERY, laborer, 44, married 8 orphans, Deep Shaft 1, Nanticoke

12/24 EDWARD CARRAGHER, miner, 29, married, Slope 6, Glen Lyon

12/29 ROBERT DAVIES, shaft sinker, 24, married, So Wilkes-Barre shaft

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 Mary Ann Lubinsky
County Coordinator