1897 6th Dist Rpt Fatal Accidents

1897 6th Anthracite Dist Mine Inspector Report of Fatal Accidents

(Comprising part of Schuylkill Co)

1/11 MICHAEL AMBROSEY, miner, 25, married, 1 orphan, Honey Brook #4

1/19 MARTIN ROWLAND, locomotive engr, 29, single, no orphans, Packer #4

1/19 PETER STANK, laborer, 25, single, no orphans, Shenandoah City

1/27 ALEXANDER TENANT, miner, 53, married, 5 orphans, Tunnel Ridge

2/10 JOHN SHUMSKI, miner, 25, married, 1 orphan, Park #3 slope

2/10 THOMAS KARNICA, miner, 24, single, no orphans, Park #3 slope

2/10 GEORGE BOCAVAGE, miner, 33, married, 2 orphans, West Shenandoah

2/12 COLFAX BROWN, leader boss, no age, married, 1 orphan, Ellangowan colliery

2/12 JOHN MITKUS, miner, 41, married, no orphans, Ellangowan colliery

2/25 GEORGE WEEKS, starter, 20, single, no orphans, Gilberton

3/23 JOSEPH SARGANT, loader, 30, single, no orphans, Wm Penn colliery

3/23 WILLIAM LAVENBURG, driver, 22, single, no orphans Wm Penn colliery

3/28 PATRICK MCINTIRE, asst fire boss, 44, married, 9 orphans, Schuylkill

4/1 WILLIAM PROPLUSKY, miner, 30, single, no orphans, Draper colliery

4/5 JOHN CADDISH, miner, 28, single, no orphans, West Shenandoah

4/15 ADAM KRISTOLAITIS, laborer, 23, married, 1 orphan, Wm Penn colliery

5/4 MATT SHUMSKY, laborer, 30, married, no orphans, Ellangowan Colliery

5/10 PAUL SOBECK, laborer, 52, married, 6 orphans, Honey Brook

6/15 EDWARD LYNCH, door boy, 15, single, no orphans, Maple Hill colliery

6/28 JOHN EISMAN, miner, 49, married, 1 orphan, North Mahanoy colliery

6/30 JOHN GOESBY, miner, 28, single, no orphans, Maple Hill colliery

7/2 WILLIAM DEIPSTER, driver, 20, single, no orphans, Hammond colliery

7/2 SAMUEL BRITTON, slate picker, 13, single, no orphans, Primrose colliery

7/7 DANIEL CALBERT, door boy, 15, single, no orphans, Hammond colliery

7/12 JOSEPH RIPHO, miner, 35, married, 4 orphans, Oneida colliery

7/13 JOHN HOLKYARD, miner 38, married, 1 orphan, Schuylkill colliery

7/23 MICHAEL GRADY, miner, 40, married, 4 orphans, Packer #5

7/26 JOSEPH ZACHEROUSKY, laborer, 25, single, no orphans, St Nicholas colliery

7/29 CHARLES KALLIS, laborer, 34, single, no orphans, Ellangowan colliery

8/6 GEORGE FLUTTER, carpenter, 54, married, no orphans, Tunnel Ridge

8/7 FRANK KADISH, miner, 24, single, no orphans, Packer #3

8/10 CHARLES SOLUSKY, laborer, 31, single, no orphans, Mahanoy City

8/11 JOHN FLEMING, miner, 31, single, no orphans, Packer #2

8/18 JAMES THOMAS, slate picker, 17, single, no orphans, Gilberton colliery

8/19 MIKE YEKAMOVIGE, miner, 22, married, 2 orphans, Packer #3

8/23 FELIX MC'OOLOSKIE, miner, 22, married, 2 orphans, Knickerbocker colliery

8/27 JOHN URBIN, laborer, 32, married, 1 orphan, Ellangowan colliery

9/1 JOHN METCALF, miner, 50, married, 4 orphans, St Nicholas colliery

9/4 JOSEPH SHONDIS, driver, 16, single, no orphans, Suffolk colliery

9/7 PETER LAVISH, miner, 25, single, no orphans, Tunnel Ridge

9/17 JOHN BORDULIS, miner, 40, single, no orphans, Tunnel Ridge

9/23 FRANK KAVASIAK, miner, 36, married, 2 orphans, Packer #4 colliery

9/23 PETER NOVATKO, miner, 38, married, no orphans, Packer #4 colliery

9/23 PETER PAFF, laborer, 19, single, no orphans, Shenandoah City

9/28 JOHN YOUNGALAVAGE, miner, 32, married, 4 orphans, Kohinoor colliery

9/28 JOHN WELSH, miner, 52, married, no orphans, Maple Hill colliery

9/29 RICHARD FLYNN, miner, 53, married, 5 orphans, Indian Ridge

10/4 ALEX. GASDOFSKY, miner, 40, married, 3 orphans, Maple Hill colliery

10/6 ANTH. BRASKITUS, miner, 29, single, no orphans, Ellangowan colliery

10/14 STEVE SAMETSKY, miner, 28, married, no orphans, Honey Brook #4

10/15 WILLIAM YAGUR, miner, 30, married, 1 orphan, St Nicholas colliery

10/18 PETER SENNITIS, laborer, 28, married, no orphans, Lawrence colliery

10/18 JOHN REESE, miner, 26, married, no orphans, Silver Brook colliery

10/18 WILLIAM KENNEDY, miner, 38, widowed, 1 orphan, Tunnel Ridge

10/20 WILLIAM KROPP, tending rolls, 16, single, no orphans, North Mahanoy

10/28 JOHN SCHAEFFER, miner, 50, married, 7 orphans, Shenandoah City

10/29 ANTH. MACKYSS, miner, 25, single, no orphans, Packer #5

11/7 MATHEW SWEENEY, slate picker, 11, single, no orphans, Packer #5

11/11 ANTH. LEBOSKI, miner, 39, married, 2 orphans, Packer #4

11/23 SOLOMON SECUSKY, miner, 28, single, no orphans, Maple Hill colliery

11/27 CURTIS YOUNAS, laborer, 21, single, no orphans, Park #2 slope

12/2 WILLIAM STEEL, job unknown, 55, married, 5 orphans, North Mahanoy

12/2 WILLIAM WHITOCK, job unknown, 19, single, no orphans, North Mahanoy

12/10 JOHN CONRAD, job unknown, 30, single, no orphans, Silver Brook

12/11 FRANCISCO SARTORI, miner, 36, married, no orphans, Oneida Slope #2

12/13 JOHN CONNORS, driver, 19, single, no orphans, Lawrence colliery

12/14 WILLIAM BRISKEY, miner, 40, widowed, 2 orphans, North Mahanoy

12/15 CHARLES MUNSHUMSKI, laborer, 25, single, no orphans, Kohinoor

12/23 NICHOLAS DOYLE, miner, 45, married, 6 orphans, Maple Hill

12/27 SIMON AUGUSTITUS, laborer, 25, single, no orphans, Indian Ridge

12/27 ANTHONY MAIGIUS, miner, 35, married, no orphans, Wm Penn colliery

12/27 PETER VELOTSKY, laborer, 26, single, no orphans, Packer #3

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