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Coal Miners Memorial
Camden Mine,

Camden,
Allegheny County,
Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that mined the Bituminous Coal seams of the Camden Mine, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Compiled & Edited by
Raymond A. Washlaski

Raymond A. Washlaski, Historian, Editor,
Ryan P. Washlaski, Technical Editor,

Updated Nov. 17, 2009

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that Worked the
Camden Mine


Following is a partial list of the miners, mine employees and company store employees that worked the Camden Mine, Camden, Allegheny Co., PA.   The coal miners names have been researched and complied from various sources by Raymond A. Washlaski, Historian: newspaper obits, newspaper articles, Pennsylvania Bureau of Mines Reports, township histories, and names of coal miners submitted by various people, etc..
The Nationalities listed for various miners, are taken directly from "Report of the Department of Mines of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA" as reported for the various years.  Those listed as American, could be either native born or naturalized citizens.
Can you add additional Coal Miner's names that worked at the Camden Mine to this Coal Miners Memorial Honor Roll?     e-mail   "The Old Miner" Editor
Since 1870, Pennsylvania's Annual Report on Mining Activities has recorded 51,483 deaths from mining accidents-- 31,113 deaths in anthracite mines and 20,370 deaths in bituminous mines.

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COAL MINERS MEMORIAL
CAMDEN MINE
[ A ]
[ B ]
Barnes, George
(American Miner, Pick Miner ca.1908, Camden Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 44, married.);
(Injured.  Arm and rib broken by a run-a-way mule at the face of a room, in the Camden Mine, Oct. 15, 1908.)
Bayce, Daniel
(Irish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1903, Camden Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 56, married.);
(Injured.  Leg and rib broken by a fall of a horse-back, in the Camden Mine, May 18, 1903.)
Black, John
(Superintendent, ca.1909, of the Camden Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Monongahela River Consolidated Coal & Coke Company.)
Blackburn, O. A.
(General Superintendent, ca.1900, ca.1903, Monongahela River Consolidated Coal & Coke Company, Camden Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
Boyee, Daniel
(Scotch Miner, Pick Miner ca.1907, Camden Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 61, married.);
(Injured.  Leg broken by a fall of roof at the face of a pillar, in the Camden Mine, April 15, 1907.)
Bradley, Samuel
(Scotch Miner, Pick Miner ca.1903, Camden Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 46, single.);
(Injured.  Back injured by a fall of slate, in the Camden Mine, May 27, 1903.)
[ C ]
Casola, Alfred
(Italian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1909, Camden Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 58, single.);
(Killed.  Killed by a fall of roof on pillar work while drawing posts to make a fall, in the Camden Mine, May 28, 1909.)
Cotteny, James
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1886, Camden Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 53.);
(Injured.  Foot badly bruised by a fall of coal and slate, in the Camden Mine, Jan. 9, 1886.)
Current, John
(Slavonian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1904, Camden Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 27, single.);
(Killed.  Fatally injured by a fall of slate, in the Camden Mine, March 12, 1904.)
[ D ]
Doley, Mike
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1886, Camden Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, married.);
(Injured.  Burned by an explosion of Fire-damp, slightly, in the Camden Mine, April 26, 1886.)
[ E ]
[ F ]
[ G ]
Griffiths, Joseph
(Superintendent, ca.1889, of the Camden Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for George Lysle & Sons Company.)
Griffiths, Wm. E.
(Superintendent, ca.1900, ca.1903, of the Camden Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Monongahela River Consolidated Coal & Coke Company.)
[ H ]
[ I ]
[ J ]
Johns, John
(Welsh Miner, Pick Miner ca.1907, Camden Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 48, single.);
(Injured.  Leg broken by a fall of roof at the face of a room, in the Camden Mine, April 6, 1907.)
[ K ]
Keefer, W. W.
(General Superintendent, ca.1904, ca.1905, Monongahela River Consolidated Coal & Coke Company, Pittsburg, PA, Camden Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
[ L ]
[ M ]
Modon, Mike
(Russian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1904, Camden Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 30, single.);
(Injured.  Leg broken by a fall of slate, in the Camden Mine, May 10, 1904.)
[ N ]
Noll, Christ
(German Miner, Pick Miner ca.1904, Camden Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 20, single.);
(Killed.  Instantly killed by a fall of slate, in the Camden Mine, June 27, 1904.)
[ O ]
[ P ]
[ Q ]
[ R ]
Ray, Peter
(Italian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1907, Camden Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 26, married.);
(Killed.  Killed instantly by a fall of slate at the face of a room, in the Camden Mine, Dec. 18, 1907.  Deceased had made an effort to get the slate down; a short time after he must have leaned under the slate when it fell and caught him.)
[ S ]
Scheitzen, Nickolaus
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1886, Camden Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 50.);
(Injured.  Leg hurt by falling slate, in the Camden Mine, Jan. 19, 1886.)
Scott, S. A
(General Superintendent, ca.1909, Monongahela River Consolidated Coal & Coke Company, Camden Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
[ T ]
Thomas, B. M.
(Superintendent, ca.1898, of the Camden Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for George Lysle Sons Company.)
Thomas, Dominic
(Russian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1907, Camden Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 44, married.);
(Injured.  Foot crushed by a piece of slate falling out between the mine posts at the face of a room, in the Camden Mine, May 24, 1907.)
Toneine, Santonio
(Russian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1904, Camden Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 29, single.);
(Injured.  Leg broken by a fall of slate, in the Camden Mine, March 22, 1904.)
[ U ]
[ V ]
[ W ]
Watkins, Thomas
(Superintendent, ca.1904, ca.1905, of the Camden Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Monongahela River Consolidated Coal & Coke Company, Pittsburg, PA.)
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