Mining Disaster in Luzerne County

This is a listing of people who died in some of the mining disasters in Luzerne County. It lists the name, the mine disaster and date along with whether the person was killed or injured.

Miners killed or injured in some Luzerne County Mine disaster. This information was compiled from James Bussacco's book "Wilkes-Barre's Tragic Mine Accident in the History of Coal Mining Baltimore Tunnel Explosion in the mine"

Surname        Given     Mine Disaster                         Status
ADLUSKIS       Charles   Auchincloss Colliery #2 9 Nov 1909   Injured
BARSARKA       Charles   Auchincloss Colliery #2 9 Nov 1909   Died
BEGNER         Joseph    Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Injured
BIDWELL        Oscar     Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
BIELINSKI      Walter    George Vein #7 Colliery 30 Oct 1926  Died
BOHN           William   Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
BONDURKA       John      George Vein #7 Colliery 30 Oct 1926  Died
BORDEN         Joseph    Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
BORITZ         Felix     Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
BREW           Edmund    Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
BRONCHONSKI    John      Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
BUNZA          George    Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
BURCHTA        John      Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Listed as
                                                      dead, found alive
BURCTA         Michael   Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
CARAZZA        Charles   Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Injured
CHESNOCK       Joseph    Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
CICHON         Alick     Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
COHEN          George    Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Listed as
                                                      dead, found alive
CONNELL        Michael   Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
CUTLARSKI      Michael   Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
DAVIS          David J.  Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Injured
DAVIS          William   Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Injured
DEMCHAK        Stephen   Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
DIAMOND        Arthur    Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Injured
DICKSON        Joseph    Auchincloss Colliery #2 9 Nov 1909   Died
DIPPENWORTH    Fred      Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
DREVNOCK       Andrew    Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
DZENIS         Anthony   Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
FEDASH         Nicholas  Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Injured
FEDOCK         John      Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Injured
FEDOCK         John      Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Listed as
                                                      dead, found alive
FEDOSH         Nick      Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
FISHER         James     Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Injured
FISHER         Patrick   Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Injured
FLECTO         Andrew    Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
FORESTAL       Stanley   Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
FOSTER         Michael   Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Injured
FURGO          Joseph    Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Injured
GALLAGHER      Daniel    Alden Shaft 28 Jan 1898              Died
GASNER         Frank     Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
GEORGE         Edward    Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
GERNICK        Edward    Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Injured
GERNITIS       George    Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Injured
GETNER         Gene      Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
GILLENGAST     John      Auchincloss Colliery #2 9 Nov 1909   Died
GILLESPIE      Bernard   Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
GISH           Thomas    Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Injured
GOLONGO        John      Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
GOLONGO        Michael   Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Injured
GRAHANNICK     Walter    Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Injured
GREGLOCK       John      Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
GREGLOCK       John      Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Injured
GRUNASKI       William   Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Injured
HANZA          George    Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
HARRIS         Michael   Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
HARRIS         Victor    Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
HART           Joseph    Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
HARTMAN        Frank     Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Injured
HERN           James     Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
HOGAN          William   Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
HOMMICKY       William   Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
HOPPER         Joseph    Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
HORPOSKI       William   Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Injured
HRABA          Andrew    Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
HRABER         Andrew    Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Injured
INGRAM         J.H.      Auchincloss Colliery #2 9 Nov 1909   Injured
JIOJAVICS      Lazlo     Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
JONES          John      Alden Shaft 28 Jan 1898              Injured
JONES          John B.   Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
KAHWIL         Michael   Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
KAMINSKY       Anthony   George Vein #7 Colliery 30 Oct 1926  Died
KEIPER         George    Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
KEMPA          Andrew    Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Injured
KENKAS         Charles   Auchincloss Colliery #2 9 Nov 1909   Injured
KEWOUND        Michael   Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Injured
KIMEJA         Andrew    Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
KOCHINSKY      Anthony   Auchincloss Colliery #2 9 Nov 1909   Died
KOESHINES      Clemence  Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Injured
KONSAVAGE      Michael   Alden Shaft 28 Jan 1898              Died
KOWATSKO       John      Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
KUBICK         George    Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
KUBICK         Walter    Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
KUDA           Paul      Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
LENAHAN        Patrick   Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
LESTANOS       Michael   Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
LINTESKI       Harry     Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
LIPENSKI       Joseph    Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
LOWERY         Frank     Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Injured
MACHIN         Frank     Auchincloss Colliery #2 9 Nov 1909   Died
MAGUIRE        James     Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
MAKARCHIK      John      George Vein #7 Colliery 30 Oct 1926  Died
MANTVILLE      Charles   Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
MARKO          Michael   Alden Shaft 28 Jan 1898              Injured
MASKINAS       Peter     Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Injured
MATLAVAGE      Torey     Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Injured
MC CLOSKY      James J.  Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
MC GROARTY     John M.   Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Injured
MC LAUGHLIN    Joseph    Alden Shaft 28 Jan 1898              Injured
MC NULTY       Nicholas  Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Injured
MERCHUNCK      Stanley   Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Injured
MIARANSKI      \?\       Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Injured
MICHLOSKY      John J.   Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
MIKOLAY        Peter     Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Injured
MILCHICK       Paul      Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
MILKOWSKI      John      Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Injured
MILLSKI        Joseph    Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Injured
MIRJARICZ      Luszie    Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Injured
MISCAVAGE      Vincent   Alden Shaft 28 Jan 1898              Died
MISZLEWICG     Anthony   Alden Shaft 28 Jan 1898              Injured
MURASKI        Edward    Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Injured
MUROSKI        Andrew    Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
MURPHY         James     Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
MYLEFSKI       Joseph    Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
NARKUNAS       Anthony   Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
NESTEVENSKI    John      Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Injured
NESTOR         Michael   Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
NIKLEWSKI      Joseph    George Vein #7 Colliery 30 Oct 1926  Died
NORTON         Daniel    Alden Shaft 28 Jan 1898              Died
NOVAK          Andrew    George Vein #7 Colliery 30 Oct 1926  Died
NOVAK          Joseph    George Vein #7 Colliery 30 Oct 1926  Died
NOVAK          Louis     George Vein #7 Colliery 30 Oct 1926  Died
OKO            George    Alden Shaft 28 Jan 1898              Died
OLIVER         Edward    Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
OLIVER         William   Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Injured
OLSON          Lewis     Alden Shaft 28 Jan 1898              Died
O'MALIA        Patrick   Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
ONDISK         Andrew    Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Injured
OWENS          Richard   Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Injured
PARRY          Joseph    Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Injured
PENRISH        John      Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
PERRETT        Llwellyn  Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
PITKIN         Stanley   Auchincloss Colliery #2 9 Nov 1909   Died
PLACHTA        Michael   Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
POCHKA         John      Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
POKROPAS       Anthony   Auchincloss Colliery #2 9 Nov 1909   Died
POLINSKI       Joseph    Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
PONONISH       Joseph    Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
PONOZIN        Joseph    Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
POPHEADINAS    Charles   Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
POPOVICH       Michael   Alden Shaft 28 Jan 1898              Died
PROSKI         Gustav    Auchincloss Colliery #2 9 Nov 1909   Died
RABATINE       Steve     Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Injured
REGELO         Domnick   Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Injured
REMAKUS        Michael   Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
REPICKA        Joseph    Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
RUDDICK        Gustave   Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Injured
RUSHTON        John      Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
RYAN           Morris    Alden Shaft 28 Jan 1898              Died
SETELSKI       John      Auchincloss Colliery #2 9 Nov 1909   Died
SHOEMAKER      John F.   Warrior Run 1 Aug 1906               Died
SMIKEL         Stanley   Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
SMITH          Robert    Auchincloss Colliery #2 9 Nov 1909   Injured
SPADOR         Fred      Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
STANITIS       Anthony   Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
STAVEYASH      John      Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
STENICKA       William   Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
STREMUS        Anthony   Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Injured
STREMUS        Joseph    Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
SUBIAK         Samuel    Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
TAMINSKY       Slaca     Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
TAVGONSKI      Stanley   Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
TERINSKI       Stanley   Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
TOPEKA         Samuel    Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
TRUCKNIK       Alick     Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
TRUSHNIK       Alick     Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Injured
VAN NORT       John J.   Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
VATAKA         Michael   Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Injured
VICKESKY       Kospy     Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
VOYCHIK        Adam      Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
WALDIS         John      George Vein #7 Colliery 30 Oct 1926  Died
WALLACE        John      Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
WASCHIK        Michael   Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
WEICHART       Frank     Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
WEICHART       Richard   Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
WILLIAM        Margaret  Warrior Run 1 Aug 1906               Died
WOZICK         Jacob     Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
YARIS          Joseph    Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
YASKULSKI      John      Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
ZABEC          Charles   Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Injured
ZABRE          Anthony   Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Injured
ZAPATOCZY      George    Alden Shaft 28 Jan 1898              Died
ZELINSKI       John      Baltimore Tunnel 5 June 1919         Died
This List was donated by Brianne Kelly-Bly.

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