1879 Eastern District Rpt of Serious but Non-Fatal Accidents (consisting of portions of Luzerne and Carbon Cos.) (from the Reports of the Inspectors of Mines of the Anthracite Coal Regions of Pennsylvania for the Year 1879)

1/4 JAMES JORDAN, 36, married-2 children, Capouse shaft, Hyde Park-Scranton

1/4 THOMAS HICKEY, 37, married-4 children, Erie shaft, Carbondale

1/6 MICHAEL MAHADAY, 46, married-4 children, White Oak colliery, Archbald boro

1/9 DANIEL LOFTUS, 34, No. 4 shaft, Jenkins Twp

1/9 ANDREW NEGLEY, 17, Taylor shaft, Lackawanna Twp

1/14 JAMES NUTE, 35, married-3 children, Filer colliery, Winton Twp

1/14 WM. LEITCHNAHAWN, 48, married-3 children, Elk Hill colliery, Dickson City boro

1/16 PATRICK NOLAN, 15, No. 12 shaft, Pleasant Valley boro

1/21 JAMES DAVIES, 70, Central shaft, Hyde Park, Scranton city

1/22 GEORGE SHAFFER, 17, Seneca slope, Pittston boro

1/22 JOHN LALLY, 43, married-6 children, No. 6 shaft, Jenkins Twp

1/25 PATRICK COLLINS, 15, Leggett's Creek shaft, Providence - Scranton

1/28 WM. CONYNGHAM, 16, Von Storch slope, Providence - Scranton city

1/29 THOMAS MCGUIRE, 55, married-2 children, Tripp's slope, Hyde Park, Scranton

1/31 THOMAS MALONE, 42, married-2 children, Pierce colliery, Archbald boro

2/3 WILLIAM GRIFFITHS, 15, School Fund slope, Hyde Park, Scranton city

2/8 JOHN RYDER, Hillside colliery, Pleasant valley borough

2/12 THOS. RICHARDSON, 16, No. 9 shaft, Hughestown borough

2/18 JOHN KEELEY, 35, married-3 children, No. 5 shaft, Jenkins Twp

2/26 MICHAEL MCGARRAH, 38, Coal Brook colliery, Carbondale city

3/4 THOMAS GLEASON, 20, Brisbin shaft, Providence - Scranton city

3/6 JOS. HUMPHREYS, 14, Cayuga shaft, Providence - Scranton city

3/11 THOMAS WALSH, 12, Roaring Brook shaft, Dunmore borough

3/13 GEORGE DAVIES, 24, Marvine shaft, Providence - Scranton city

3/14 MICHAEL MCDONALD, 46, widower-3 children, Stark shaft, Pleasant Valley bor

3/21 JOHN TOURIE, 16, Von Storch slope, Providence - Scranton city

3/25 MICH'L MCANDREWS, 45, Central shaft, Hyde Park, Scranton city

3/26 THOMAS POWELL, 17, Taylor shaft, Lackawanna Twp

3/28 JAMES CAUGHAN, 38, married-4 children, No. 6 slope, Hughestown bor

3/31 MICHAEL NARRY, 36, married-3 children, Von Storch slope, Providence-Scranton

4/1 THOMAS BURKE, 60, married-5 children, No. 6 shaft, Jenkins Township

4/5 PATRICK CARDEN, 40, No. 10 shaft, Hughestown borough

4/8 ROBERT JEHU, 16, Von Storch slope, Providence - Scranton city

4/9 BENJ. MATTHEWS, 33, Von Storch slope, Providence - Scranton city

4/9 PATRICK HARVEY, 46, married-1 child, Von Storch slope, Providence-Scranton

4/18 JOHN HOPKINS, 63, married-no children, Bellevue slope, Lackawanna Twp

4/21 MARTIN GALLAGHER, 38, Marvine shaft, Providence - Scranton city

4/25 JAMES L HARRIS, 43, married-7 children, Bellevue slope, Lackawanna Twp

4/26 JACOB JONES, 32, married-4 children, Bellevue slope, Lackawanna Twp

4/28 JOHN TOOLIN, 15, Coal Brook colliery, Carbondale city

5/5 THOMAS FACHEY, 55, married-5 children, Central shaft, Hyde Park-Scranton

5/5 JONAH LLOYD, 32, married-3 children, Bellevue shaft, Lackawanna Twp

5/5 RICHARD GRIFFITHS, 14, Pierce colliery, Archbald borough

5/10 RICHARD GILLIGAN, 17, Roaring Brook shaft, Dunmore borough

5/12 GEORGE SAUNDERS, 20, Bellevue shaft, Lackawanna Twp

5/14 REESE PRITCHARD, 17, Diamond shaft, Hyde Park - Scranton city

5/14 M R WILLIAMS, 14, Eddy Creek shaft, Olyphant borough

5/15 THOMAS DAVIES, 17, Brisbin shaft, Providence - Scranton city

5/15 PATRICK MCCRONE, 17, Von Storch slope, Providence - Scranton city

5/20 MATTHEW GERAGHTY, 38, married-4 children, Taylor shaft, Lackawanna Twp

5/23 PHILIP PHILIPS, 42, married-3 children, Green Ridge shaft, Scranton

5/29 JOHN FORD, 17, No. 5 shaft, Jenkins Township

5/31 NEAL MCCREW, 45, married-5 children, Leggett's Creek shaft, Providence-Scranton

6/2 JOHN WEIR, 45, married-4 children, No. 2 Diamond slope, Hyde Park-Scranton

6/2 JOHN GALLAGHER, 45, married-6 children, Seneca slope, Pittston bor

6/7 MICHAEL BOLAND, 50, married-no children, White Oak colliery, Archbald bor

6/10 MICHAEL JOYCE, 40, married-8 children, Erie shaft, Carbondale Twp

6/13 DANIEL HARRIS, 35, married-2 children, Pyne shaft, Old Forge Twp

6/14 EDWARD BRADY, 14, No. 4 shaft, Jenkins Twp

6/14 MARK W CAGHLIN, 14, Meadow Brook shaft, Scranton city

6/19 HEZEKIAH PETERS, 18, Continental shaft, Lackawanna Twp

6/21 RICHARD EVERLEIGH, 37, married-4 children, Elk Hill colliery, Dickson City bor

6/23 JOS. BROKENSHIRE, 40, married-4 children, Green Ridge shaft, Scranton

6/28 PATRICK RUDDY, 40, married-5 children, Green Ridge slope, Dunmore bor

6/28 WILLIAM BEST, 37, married-7 children, Eddy Creek shaft, Olyphant bor

7/1 PATRICK MCDONNELL, 53, White Oak colliery, Archbald borough

7/1 WILLIAM LALLY, 16, No. 5 shaft, Jenkins Twp

7/3 JOHN KEMMY, 48, married-7 children, No. 10 shaft, Hughestown bor

7/7 WILLIAM DAVIES, 35, married-5 children, Central shaft, Hyde Park-Scranton

7/8 MICHAEL M JOYCE, 16, Meadow Brook tunnel, Scranton city

7/10 NOAH LEWIS, 14, No. 2 Diamond shaft, Hyde Park - Scranton city

7/15 JOHN MORRIS, 29, married-0 children, Capouse shaft, Hyde Park-Scranton

7/17 EDWARD JAMES, 40, married-5 children, Sloan shaft, Lackawanna Twp

7/18 PATRICK COLLINS, 45, married-6 children, Jermyn's No. 1 shaft, Jermyn bor

7/18 MICHAEL HALEY, Hillside colliery, Pleasant Valley borough

7/22 ALFRED CONSTINE, 13, Marvine shaft, Providence - Scranton city

7/24 THOMAS GALLAGHER, 15, Grassy Island shaft, Olyphant borough

7/25 GEORGE R PRICE, 35, married-1 child, Bellevue slope, Lackawanna Twp

7/26 GEORGE O'NEIL, 40, married-3 children, Roaring Creek shaft, Dunmore bor

7/28 SAMUEL LIBBY, 18, Continental shaft, Lackawanna Twp

7/29 PATRICK MULHERN, 45, married-6 children, Pyne shaft, Old Forge Twp

8/1 MICHAEL CORRY, 45, married-10 children, No. 6 shaft, Jenkins Twp

8/1 WILLIAM O'NEILL, 17, Seneca slope, Pittston borough

8/8 DANIEL DAVIS, 65, No. 1 shaft, Carbondale city

8/9 DAVID JAMES, 40, married-6 children, Grassy Island shaft, Olyphant bor

8/12 JAMES HEFFRON, 47, married-5 children, Eddy Creek shaft, Olyphant bor

8/18 JOHN RICHARDS, 20, Pyne shaft, Old Forge Twp

8/27 JOHN MCANDREWS, 16, Eddy Creek shaft, Olyphant borough

8/27 ABRAHAM WILLIAMS, 30, married-2 children, Barnum's shaft, Pittston bor

8/29 JOHN GRIER, 14, Erie shaft, Carbondale Twp

9/5 DANIEL T JAMES, 37, married-4 children, Continental shaft, Lackawanna Twp

9/6 JOHN WELSH, 19, Sloan shaft, Lackawanna Township

9/11 HENRY HART, 18, Continental shaft, Lackawanna Twp

9/15 JAMES KELLEY, 18, Leggett's Creek shaft, Providence-Scranton

9/18 DAVID MORGAN, 44, Spring Brook colliery, Lackawanna Twp

9/20 JAMES SAMMONS, 32, Brisbin shaft, Providence-Scranton

9/22 THOMAS CATING, 30, married - 3 children, No. 2 slope (P.G.), Jenkins Twp

9/24 JOSEPH EVANS, 20, Sloan shaft, Lackawanna Twp

9/24 JOHN W EVANS, 47, married-6 children, Sloan shaft, Lackawanna Twp

9/24 GEORGE PRICE, 28, married-2 children, Sloan shaft, Lackawanna Twp

9/24 EDWARD JAMES, 41, married-5 children, Sloan shaft, Lackawanna Twp

9/25 ARTHUR CLARKSON, 14, Meadow Brook shaft, Scranton city

9/29 JONAH LLOYD, 32, married-4 children, Bellevue shaft, Lackawanna Twp

9/30 MICHAEL MELVIN, 20, No. 7 shaft, Jenkins Twp

10/8 WILLIAM CLARK, 50, married-no children, White Oak colliery, Archbald bor

10/10 OLIVER P MILLER, 18, No. 10 shaft, Hughestown borough

10/10 HENRY BURK, 54, married-8 children, Eddy Creek shaft, Olyphant bor

10/14 PHILIP MULDERIG, 35, Greenwood colliery, Lackawanna Twp

10/16 PATRICK PHILBIN, 55, married-no children, No. 4 shaft, Jenkins Twp

10/22 MARTIN MCANDREWS, 32, married-3 children, No. 5 shaft, Jenkins Twp

10/23 PETER MCANDREWS, 50, married-6 children, Eddy Creek shaft, Olyphant bor

10/27 THOMAS COWAN, 14, No. 10 shaft, Hughestown bor

10/28 HENRY THOMAS, 46, Grassy Island shaft, Olyphant bor

11/8 PATRICK KANE, 14, Greenwood colliery, Lackawanna Twp

11/14 JOHN MCGOVERN, 53, married-2 children, Leggett's Creek shaft, Providence-Scranton

11/15 THOMAS LARKIN, 27, Central shaft, Hyde Park - Scranton city

11/17 JOHN CARROLL, 23, Brisbin shaft, Providence-Scranton

11/17 EDWARD FADDEN, 12, Eddy Creek shaft, Olyphant borough

11/17 MICHAEL LYNCH, 14, Erie shaft, Carbondale Twp

11/18 PATRICK MULHERN, 40, married-6 children, Filer colliery, Winton Twp

11/20 PATR'K MCDERMOTT, 15, Sibley shaft, Old Forge Twp

11/25 JAMES BUTLER, 24, Sibley shaft, Old Forge Twp

11/25 WILLIAM MANGAN, 45, married-5 children, No. 10 shaft, Hughestown bor

11/27 JAMES MADDIGAN, 35, Tripp's slope, Hyde Park - Scranton city

11/29 WILLIAM JENKINS, 51, Cayuga shaft, Providence-Scranton

12/2 JOHN CALLAHAN, 13, Sloan shaft, Lackwanna Twp

12/6 MARTIN ROACH, 40, married-4 children, Bellevue shaft, Lackwanna Twp

12/9 WILLIAM CARTER, 17, Taylor shaft, Lackawanna Twp

12/9 JOSEPH KENDLER, 32, married-3 children, Twin Shaft, Pittston bor

12/10 JOHN R THOMAS, 16, Continental shaft, Lackawanna Twp

12/12 JOHN LLOYD, 17, Meadow Brook tunnel, Scranton city

12/20 JOHN MITCHELL, 29, No. 4 shaft, Jenkins Twp

12/24 RICHARD RULE, 50, married-0 children, Bellevue shaft, Lackwanna Twp

12/30 MICHAEL O'BOYLE, 26, married-0 children, No. 4 shaft, Jenkins Twp

Total serious but not fatal accidents in the Eastern District during 1879:

131

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