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Coal Miners Memorial
Cherry Mine,

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

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

Compiled & Edited by
Raymond A. Washlaski

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

Updated Dec. 18, 2009

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that Worked the
Cherry Mine


Following is a partial list of the miners, mine employees and company store employees that worked the Cherry Mine, Loupnex, 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.
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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
CHERRY  MINE
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[ B ]
Boyle, James J.
(Superintendent, ca.1900, ca.1901, ca.1903, ca.1904, ca.1905, of the Cherry Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburg Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA.)
Boyle, James
(Superintendent, ca.1892, of the Cherry Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Heirs of Morris McCue Company.)
(Superintendent, ca.1898, of the Cherry Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Morris McCue & Company.)
[ C ]
[ D ]
Daniel, Joseph
(Russian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1901, Cherry Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 38, single.);
(Killed.  Killed by a fall of slate in his room;  he neglected to set props, in the Cherry Mine, May 18, 1901.)
[ E ]
[ F ]
[ G ]
[ H ]
[ I ]
[ J ]
Janorski, Preton
(Russian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1917, Cherry Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 47, married.);
(Injured.  Leg fractured and knee injured by a fall of slate at the face of a room, in the Cherry Mine, Sept. 11, 1917.)
[ K ]
Keefer, W. W.
(General Superintendent, ca.1903, ca.1904, ca.1905, Pittsburg Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA, Cherry Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
Koneski, Peter
(Polish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1917, Cherry Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 30, married.);
(Injured.  Leg and rib broken by a fall of slate at the face of an entry while drawing out mine posts, in the Cherry Mine, Feb. 16, 1917.)
[ L ]
[ M ]
McHugh, Hugh
(General Superintendent, ca.1912, Hugh McHugh Coal Company, Rennerdale, PA, Cherry Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(Superintendent, ca.1916, ca.1917, of the Cherry Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Hugh McHugh Coal Company, Rennerdale, PA.)
McKay, John
(Scotch Miner, Mine Foreman ca.1917, Cherry Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 40, married.);
(Injured.  Breast injured by a fall of roof at the face of a room.  He was giving the loader instructions about the bad roof when it fell, in the Cherry Mine, Sept. 20, 1917.)
Miller, John
(American Miner, Coal Loader ca.1904, Cherry Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 31, married.);
(Killed.  Killed by a fall of slate in his room.  The slate broke away from a free slip and the props were thrown out by the weight of the slate, in the Cherry Mine, Sept. 16, 1904.)
[ N ]
Nelson, John
(English Miner, Mule Driver ca.1900, Cherry Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 38, married, 5 children.);
(Killed.  Killed by a trip of mine cars;  he was riding on front of his trip and fell off the mine car, which passed over his body, causing instant death, in the Cherry Mine, Sept. 15, 1900.)
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[ P ]
[ Q ]
[ R ]
[ S ]
Schluederberg, Geo. W.
(General Superintendent, ca.1900, ca.1901, Pittsburg Coal Company, Cherry Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
Serba, John
(Polish Miner, Coal Loader ca.1903, Cherry Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 25, single.);
(Injured.  Back seriously injured by a fall of slate, result of not setting mine posts, in the Cherry Mine, Feb. 12, 1903.)
Strzep, James
(German Miner, Machine Miner ca.1917, Cherry Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 55, married.);
(Injured.  Back injured by a fall of slate at the face of a room, in the Cherry Mine, June 2, 1917.)
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[ U ]
[ V ]
[ W ]
Wilds, Adam
(American Miner Boy, Pick Miner ca.1901, Cherry Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 18, single.);
(Injured.  Body bruised and hip dislocated by falling slate, in the Cherry Mine, Jan. 5, 1901.)
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