Those Killed in Twin Shaft Disaster

The Following are those buried alive in the Twin Shaft Disaster in Pittston on June 28 1896. If you have any Mine Accidents & other information you would like to submit please send them to Mary Ann Lubinsky


Michael J Langan, Survived by a wife and ten children
Michael T Lynott, Survived by a wife and seven children
Robert Haston, Single
Daniel Ward, Survived by a wife and three children
Alexander T McCormick, Survived by a wife and nine children
Thomas Tenpenny, Survived by a wife and four children
James Wall, Survived by a wife and eight children
James Costello,Survived by a wife and seven children
Thomas Wall, son of above James
M.J. Burke
Patrick Kelly
Michael Gaughan, Single
John Hart, single
Michael Connell, Single
James Burke, Single
Frank Kehoe, Single
John Kehoe, Widower
Thomas Barrett, Single
James Daly, Single
James McDonald, Survived by a wife and three children
Edward Delaney, Survived by a wife and four children
Cornelius McGuire, Survived by a wife and two children
Thomas O'Brien, Survived by a wife.
James Golden
Michael Hughes, Survived by a wife and one child
Edward Gildea, Survived by a wife and five children
Patrick Ruane, Survived by a wife and eight children
John Gaffney,
Thomas Gaffney, Survived by a wife and six children
Thomas Duhigg
Anthony Kane
Thomas Murphy, widower, no children
Owen Lee, Single
Anthony Gordon, Survived by a wife and two children
Dominick O'Malley, single
Peter Martin, Survived by a wife and one child
Michael Ford, Survived by a wife and no children
Timothy Derrig, single
Thomas Carden, Survived by a wife and one child
Martin Gilbride, single
John Gill, Survived by a wife and two children
John O'Boyle, Survived by a wife and two children
Peter Joyce, Survived by a wife
Sylvester Doover, Survived by a wife and no children
Patrick Bolin, single
Anthony Coveloski
Anothony Nohenskie
John Zerinda
Andrew Slovinski
John Highstruck
Adam Zmoidan?
Simon Mosock
Frank Shevskie
Peter Bukoskie
John Cardarnis
Anothy Teleskie
Mathias Teleskie
Peter Zavatskie

A total of fifty-eight men lost their life that night they went into the mine to prop up a portion of the mine in danger of caving in.

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 Mary Ann Lubinsky
County Coordinator

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