1897 Mine Inspector Report of Non-Fatal Accidents in the Fifth Anthracite

District comprising part of Luzerne County, and all of Carbon County

(The "married/single" column of the report was blank in most instances. If

the information was in the report, it is repeated here)

1/5 FRANK WYDIZ, laborer, 23,, Hazleton #1, Luzerne

1/6 JOSEPH CZAK, laborer, 43,, Hazleton #2, Luzerne

1/11 FRANK GANODA, roll tender, 18,, Hazleton #1, Luzerne

1/12 WILLIAM HERETY, miner, 28,, Spring Mountain #4, Luzerne

1/12 JOSEPH COATES, miner, 44,, Hazleton #3, Luzerne

1/14 MICHAEL STAINE, miner, 24,, Harwood #5, Luzerne

1/19 MICHAEL RABBISH, miner, 26,, Cranberry #1, Luzerne

2/1 JOHN BAUZAK, miner, 49,, Harwood #4, Luzerne

2/2 GEORGE MEISENBERGER, laborer, 26,, Hazleton #3, Luzerne

2/3 JACOB WAGNER, stable boss, 35, married, Shaft #1, Carbon

2/3 JAMES BOYLE, miner, 43,, Coleraine, Carbon

2/3 MIKE MARTIN, miner, 45,, Coleraine, Carbon

2/8 FRANK DORSEK, laborer, 33,,Hazle Brook, Luzerne

2/11 GEORGE BOSHWHY, outside laborer, 26,, Coleraine, Carbon

2/15 ANGELIS SEBASTEAA, miner, 33,, Derringer, Luzerne

2/16 CONDY MCGILL, miner, no age/marital status,, Evans Colliery, Carbon

2/16 ANDREW COMMISKEY, laborer, 35,, Cranberry, Luzerne

2/17 LINGI CARLO, miner, 31,, Cranberry, Luzerne

2/22 JOHN SHULA, laborer, 39,, Milnesville, Luzerne

2/28 PATRICK O'BRIEN, miner, 50,, Upper Lehigh, Luzerne

3/3 CHARLES PRICE, miner, 33,, Stockton, Luzerne

3/8 JULIAN WITT, miner, 42,, Cranberry #5, Luzerne

3/8 WILLIAM TRAELL, laborer, 28,, Hazleton #1, Luzerne

3/12 CONRAD HELVICK, miner, 25,, Shaft #1, Carbon

3/12 PETER SOKOLSKY, laborer, 29,, Lattimer #2, Luzerne

3/13 JOHN ROBEY, driver, 25,, Cranberry #3 stripping, Luzerne

3/16 GEORGE KIMBACH, driver, 17,, E. Crystal Ridge #2, Luzerne

3/16 STEPHEN VERES, laborer, 30,, Harwood #4, Luzerne

3/23 PETER BUYDOSH, driver, 22,, Derringer, Luzerne

3/24 JACOB SIMONDEN, miner, 40,, Tresckow #2, Carbon

3/25 JOSEPH KIRSHBAMER, miner, no age/marital status,, Derringer, Luzerne

3/29 JAMES POWELL, miner, 42,, Shaft #5, Carbon

3/29 JOHN EVANS, miner, 26,, Shaft #5, Carbon

4/1 JOHN NOVOCK, foreman, 36,, Upper Lehigh #5, Luzerne

4/6 JOSEPH MATONIS, laborer, 25,, Harwood #9, Luzerne

4/6 JAMES BURKE, driver, 23,, Hazleton #1, Luzerne

4/12 PETER RILEY, jig runner, 17,, Spring Mountain, #1, Luzerne

4/27 JAMES CARTRIGHT, patcher, 17,, Highland #2, Luzerne

4/30 JOSEPH ROSINSKI, miner, 25,, Eckley, Luzerne

5/3 ANDRO TOMPKO, laborer, 38,, Milnesville, Luzerne

5/6 JOHN THOMAS, driver, 21,, Coleraine, Carbon

5/8 GEORGE TARABESAK, driver, 22,, Lattimer, Luzerne

5/8 GEORGE SLEEMOCK, miner, 28,, Hollywood, Luzerne

5/9 JOHN AIREY, engineer, 54,, Lattimer, Luzerne

5/10 HENRY OHLAND, miner, 40,, Hazleton #1, Luzerne

5/10 FRED. TABALDY, laborer, 24,, Hazleton #2, Luzerne

5/12 WILLIAM BUTLER, miner, 40,, Spring Brook, Carbon

5/12 WILLIAM MCGINLEY, driver, 18,, Beaver Brook, Luzerne

5/13 JOHN HADLEY, miner, 48,, Spring Brook, Carbon

5/14 JAMES GALLAGHER, miner, 53,, Coleraine, Carbon

5/17 THEO. HARNEY, laborer, 28,, Highland #5, Luzerne

5/24 STANISLAF KOSHICK, driver, 26,, Lattimer stripping, Luzerne

6/1 MICHAEL LEGA, miner, 45,, Beaver Meadow, Carbon

6/9 ANDREW CHERBA, laborer, 23,, Highland #5, Luzerne

6/9 CHARLES PELOFFSKY, miner, 38,, Tresckow #2, Carbon

6/21 GEORGE KRISTON, laborer, 23,, Eckley, Luzerne

7/6 SAMUEL STEIBLING, hitcher, 25,, Cranberry #1, Luzerne

7/8 JOHN S WATKINS, laborer, 17,, Shaft #5, Carbon

7/12 ANTHONY SINKEVICH, miner, 45,, Ebervale, Luzerne

7/17 STEPHEN BUTCHER, chute boss, 39,, Harwood, Luzerne

7/22 WILLIAM MCGINLEY, driver, 18,, Beaver Brook, Luzerne

7/22 JOHN WASHINCO, laborer, 37,, Jeddo #4, Luzerne

7/30 FRANK WARD, miner, 53,, Hazleton #1 stripping, Luzerne

7/31 JOHN DINNER, laborer, 30,, Lattimer #3, Luzerne

8/2 GEORGE CIHI, miner, 33, married, Sandy Run, Luzerne

8/10 MIKE GALLAGHER, laborer, 19, single, Hazle Brook, Luzerne

8/13 ANTHONY YENKOWITCH, loader, 28, single, Derringer, Luzerne

8/19 FRANK MURTAH, laborer, 27,, Lattimer #4, Luzerne

8/20 JOHN HARDING, miner, 45,, Jeddo #4, Luzerne

8/21 MIKE COTSACK, driver, 29,, Lattimer canal, Luzerne

8/24 LEWIS BELLIGRINI, laborer, 27,, Derringer, Luzerne

8/26 MICHAEL CHOLE, miner, 38,, Spring Brook, Carbon

8/26 MICHAEL BOLANICH, miner, 26,, Spring Brook, Carbon

8/27 JOSEPH COLMAN, oiler, 21,, Eckley, Luzerne

8/27 JOHN JACOBITION, miner, 39, married, Lattimer #2, Luzerne

9/9 MICHAEL SWANKOFSKI, miner, 35,, Buck Mountain, Luzerne

9/11 JOHN GILLESPIE, miner, 48,, Drifton #1, Luzerne

9/18 JAMES FISHER, miner, 35,, Jeddo #4, Luzerne

9/24 STEPHEN PLACKO, loader, 42,, Milnesville, Luzerne

9/25 JOHN ANDROSKI, laborer, 40,, Harwood #4, Luzerne

9/29 MARTIN FRY, laborer, 38,, Cranberry #1, Luzerne

10/1 JOHN HOVANITZ, driver, 27,, Lattimer canal, Luzerne

10/6 NARCISSUS ROSSI, miner, 21,, Drifton #2, Luzerne

10/7 CHARLES WATKINS, miner, 24,, Ebervale, Luzerne

10/8 MIKE LAZURE, miner, 27,, Highland #2, Luzerne

10/13 WILLIAM HANSLEY, miner, 40,, Hazleton #1, Luzerne

10/14 WILLIAM FULMER, driver, 18,, Coleraine, Carbon

10/16 JAMES LAMB, miner, 28,, Shaft #5, Carbon

10/16 JOSEPH BARCUS, miner, 40,, Highland #4, Luzerne

10/21 NATHAN SCHELL, laborer, 34,, Derringer #2, Luzerne

10/25 MIKE YENSCHALL, laborer, 48,, Beaver Meadow, Carbon

10/29 WILLIAM JENKINS, miner, 29,, Upper Lehigh, Luzerne

11/4 JOHN BOWDEN, miner, 34, single, #1 Tunnel, Carbon

11/9 RICHARD GUSCOTT, miner, 55, married, Hazleton #1, Luzerne

11/9 LEWIS ZUCAL, miner, 28, single, Drifton #2, Luzerne

11/9 HARVEY KOCK, foreman, 47, married, Crystal Ridge, Luzerne

11/9 ALBERT STRICKAS, miner, 38, married, Crystal Ridge, Luzerne

11/9 JOHN SHAYA, miner, 28, married, Crystal Ridge, Luzerne

11/12 DONAT BONGION, laborer, 20, single, Jeddo canal, Luzerne

11/22 MIKE LUPINSKI, laborer, 22, single, Hazleton #1, Luzerne

11/23 ANDREW RUDAN, miner, 35, married, Coleraine, Carbon

11/26 ANTHONY BENOFSKI, miner, 25, single, Cranberry, Luzerne

11/26 CHARLES GALLAGHER, driver, 22, single, Hazleton #1, Luzerne

11/26 PAUL PICKENHAIN, miner, 29, married, East Crystal Ridge, Luzerne

11/27 FRANK AUGUST, jackman, 27, married, Lattimer canal, Luzerne

11/29 ROBERT PRITCHARD, driver, 17, single, Ebervale canal, Luzerne

12/1 JOHN STERBACH, laborer 43, married, Hazle mines stripping, Luzerne

12/3 JOHN ZEMSKY, driver, 25, single, Milnesville, Luzerne

12/3 FRANK PTAK, miner, 27, married, Harwood #5, Luzerne

12/17 JOHN D DAVIS, miner, 37, married, Sandy Run, Luzerne

12/22 WILLIAM CAREY, miner, 25, married, Shaft #1, Carbon

12/23 FRANK RENAUD, laborer, 24, single, Cranberry, Luzerne

12/28 ENOCH HOWELLS, engineer, 27, married, Hazle mines stripping, Luzerne

12/28 CHAUNCY BROWN, fireman, 28, married, Hazle mines stripping, Luzerne

The above information was donated by: Ed Langley
1997-2016 by Mary Ann Lubinsky for the PAGenWeb Project, and by Individual Contributors

 Mary Ann Lubinsky, County Coordinator

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