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Coal Miners Memorial
Creighton Mine,

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

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that mined the Bituminous Coal seams of the Creighton 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
Creighton Mine


Following is a partial list of the miners, mine employees and company store employees that worked the Creighton Mine, Creighton, 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
CREIGHTON  MINE
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[ B ]
Baltovics, Tony
(Russian Miner, Coal Loader ca.1914, Creighton Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 36, married.);
(Injured.  Face and hands burned by an explosion of fire-damp on an entry, in the Creighton Mine, July 23, 1914.)
[ C ]
Craig, Charles E.
(Superintendent, ca.1903, ca.1904, ca.1917, of the Creighton Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburg Plate Glass Company.);
(General Superintendent, ca.1916, ca.1917, Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company, Creighton Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
[ D ]
D'Jacques, Charles L.
(Miner, ca.1917, Creighton Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(Passed his examination for Mine Foreman, Second Grade ca.1917.  Certificate issued ca.1917.)
Dubeck, John
(German Miner, Coal Loader ca.1909, Creighton Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 30, married.);
(Injured.  Squeezed about the body.  Caught between mine car and rib, in the Creighton Mine, Dec. 17, 1909.)
[ E ]
[ F ]
Ferrance, John
(Slavonian Miner, Coal Loader ca.1909, Creighton Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 30, married.);
(Injured.  Burned on the face and hands by a blown-out shot, in the Creighton Mine, Sept. 10, 1909.  He secretly carried dynamite into the mine.)
[ G ]
[ H ]
Howard, Raymond
(American Miner Boy, Motorman ca.1917, Creighton Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 17, single.);
(Injured.  Chest Crushed.  Caught between a mine car and a rib on an entry, in the Creighton Mine, July 3, 1917.)
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[ J ]
Janosky, Julius
(Polish Miner, Machine Miner ca.1917, Creighton Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 42, married.);
(Injured.  Leg punctured by a pick at the face of a room, in the Creighton Mine, April 28, 1917.)
Johnson, J. K.
(See: Johnston, Jesse K.)
Johnston, Jesse K.
(General Superintendent, ca.1903, ca.1904, ca.1905, Pittsburg Plate Glass Company, Creighton Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(See also: Johnston, J. K. )
[ K ]
Kollumbeck, Joseph
(Polish Miner, Coal Loader ca.1907, Creighton Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 26, married.);
(Injured.  Leg broken by a empty mine car running over it, in the Creighton Mine, Oct. 11, 1907.)
[ L ]
Laurenze, John
(Polish Miner, Coal Loader ca.1907, Creighton Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 26, single.);
(Killed.  Fatally injured by being squeezed between an empty and loaded mine cars at th eparting near the entrance of a butt entry.  He pushed an empty mine car against a moving trip of loaded ones at the switch and it was knocked off the track against the loaded ones with him between them, in the Creighton Mine, May 21, 1907.)
Loggins, Owen
(American Miner, Machine Miner ca.1917, Creighton Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 51, married.);
(Injured.  Foot fractured.  Caught between a rib and the chain of the mining machine, in the Creighton Mine, June 4, 1917.)
Lugzey, George
(Slavonian Miner, Coal Loader ca.1909, Creighton Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 45, married.);
(Injured.  Rib broken by a fall of roof coal while loading a mine car at the face of his room, in the Creighton Mine, Nov. 5, 1909.)
[ M ]
McClure, A. J.
(American Miner, Assistant Foreman ca.1917, Creighton Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 38, married.);
(Injured.  Leg fractured by a fall of slate in a room, in the Creighton Mine, May 19, 1917.)
[ N ]
[ O ]
[ P ]
Pavlik, Andrew
(Slovak Miner, Creighton Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, married.)
Pavlik, Joseph
(Slovak Miner, Creighton Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, married.);
(Son of Andrew Pavlik.)
Pignolet, Edward
(Belgian Miner, Machine Miner ca.1916, Creighton Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 38, married, 2 children.);
(Killed.  Fatally injured by a fall of coal at the face of a room, in the Creighton Mine, June 21, 1916.)
[ Q ]
[ R ]
[ S ]
Saiban, Martin
(Slavonian Miner, Coal Loader ca.1907, Creighton Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 42, married.);
(Injured.  Leg broken by a fall of coal at the face of his entry while in the act of shearing, in the Creighton Mine, Sept. 2, 1907.)
Savera, John
(Polish Miner, Machine Scraper ca.1917, Creighton Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 25, single.);
(Injured.  Face, head, chest, hand and shoulder burned by an explosion of gas at the face of an entry, in the Creighton Mine, Feb. 13, 1917.)
Seffs, Charles
(American Miner, Motorman ca.1907, Creighton Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 20, single.);
(Injured.  Foot crushed by the collision of electric motors.  Due to his not turning a switch at a cross entry where another motor collided with his, in the Creighton Mine, Oct. 1, 1907.)
Suptak, Louis
(Hungarian Miner, Coal Loader ca.1908, Creighton Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 31, married.);
(Injured.  Leg crushed by a fall of coal at the face of his room.  He failed to set sprags, in the Creighton Mine, Aug. 18, 1908.)
[ T ]
Trembecki, Joseph
(Slavonian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1905, Creighton Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 23, single.);
(Killed.  Instantly killed by a fall of coal while in the act of undercutting the coal, in the Creighton Mine, Aug. 10, 1905.)
[ U ]
[ V ]
Valch, Martin
(Slavonian Miner, Snapper ca.1909, Creighton Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 27, married.);
(Injured.  Arm broken.  He jumped from the front end of a motor and when the motor took the frog on the main haulage road ge fell with his arm across the rail, and the motor passed over it, in the Creighton Mine, Dec. 28, 1909.)
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