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Coal Miners Memorial
"G" Mine,
(Pittsburgh Terminal No. 7 Mine)

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

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

Compiled & Edited by
Raymond A. Washlaski

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

Updated Sept. 29, 2009

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that Worked the
"G" Mine (Pittsburgh Terminal No. 7 Mine)


Following is a partial list of the miners, mine employees and company store employees that worked the "G" Mine (Pittsburg Terminal No. 7 Mine), Large, 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
"G" MINE
(PITTSBURGH TERMINAL NO. 7 MINE)
[ A ]
[ B ]
Bennetto, Benidict
(Italian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1905, "G" Mine or No. 7 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 39, married, 5 children.);
(Killed.  Killed instantly by a fall of slate whileloading a mine car, in the G or No. 7 Mine, May 31, 1905.  Nicholas Cognite who worked with Bennetto, said in his evidence before the Coroner's jury, that they had made no examination of the slate since the evening before and then not very closely.)
Biddle, Dave
(American Miner, Coal Loader ca.1912, "G" or Mine No. 7, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 37, married.);
(Injured.  Leg fractured by a fall of roof at the face of a pillar, in the "G" or Mine No. 7, Feb. 29. 1912.)
Black, Thomas
(American Miner, Pick Miner ca.1914, Pittsburgh Terminal No. 7 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 28, married.);
(Injured.  Leg broken by a fal of roof at the face of a room, in the Pittsburgh Terminal No. 7 Mine, March 20, 1914.)
Brennen, J. P.
(General Superintendent, ca.1903, Pittsburg Terminal Railroad and Coal Company, Pittsburg Terminal No. 7 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
[ C ]
Chapintz, Frank
(Slavonian Miner, Coal Loader ca.1906, "G" Mine or No. 7 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 29, married, 2 children.);
(Killed.  Fatally Injured by a fall of slate, in the "G" Mine or No. 7 Mine, July 24, 1906.)
Cognite, Nicholas
(Miner, ca.1905, "G" Mine or No. 7 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
[ D ]
Dolfi, William
(Italian Miner Boy, Mule Driver ca.1912, "G" Mine or Mine No. 7, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 18, single.);
(Injured.  Collar bone broken by being caught between a mine car and a pillar on the No. 7 cross entry, in the "G" Mine or No. 7 Mine, June 1, 1912.)
Dragon, Peter
(Russian Miner, Coal Loader ca.1906, "G" Mine or Mine No. 7, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 40, married, 4 children.);
(Killed.  Instantly killed by a fall of slate, in the "G" Mine or Mine No. 7, April 13, 1906.)
Dwyer, P. J.
(Superintendent, ca.1903, of the Pittsburg Terminal No. 7 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburg Terminal Railroad and Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA.);
(Superintendent, ca.1904, ca.1906, of the "G" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburg Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA.)
[ E ]
[ F ]
[ G ]
[ H ]
Holmes, Jerry
(American Miner, Mule Driver ca.1906, "G" Mine or Mine No. 7, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 21, married.);
(Injured.  Foot bruised by mine car running over it, in the "G" Mine, Dec. 27, 1906.)
Holmes, John
(American Miner, Mule Driver ca.1904, "G" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 22, single.);
(Injured.  Leg broken by a mine car, in the "G" Mine, July 19, 1904.)
Hood, John
(American Miner, Mule Driver ca.1916, Pittsburgh Terminal No. 7 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 38, married.);
(Injured.  Four fingers of right hand amputated.  Run over by loaded mine cars on an entry, in the Pitsburgh Terminal No. 7 Mine, Oct. 20, 1916.)
[ I ]
[ J ]
Jones, Joseph
(Welsh Miner, Machine Loader ca.1904, "G" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 52, married.);
(Injured.  Both legs broken by a fall of slate, in the "G" Mine, Sept. 23, 1904.)
[ K ]
Keefer, W. W.
(General Superintendent, ca.1904, ca.1906, Pittsburg Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA, "G" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(General Superintendent, ca.1912, ca.1916, Pittsburgh Terminal Railroad & Coal Company, Pittsburgh, PA, "G" Mine or Terminal No. 7 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
[ L ]
Ledger, James
(American Miner, Pick Miner ca.1906, "G" Mine or Mine No. 7, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 44, married.);
(Injured.  Left leg and ankle broken by a fall of roof coal, in the "G" Mine or Mine No. 7, Feb. 21, 1906.)
[ M ]
Minford, Henry
(American Miner Boy, Runner ca.1912, "G" or Mine No. 7, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 17, single.);
(Injured.  Leg broken by being caught between mine car bumpers while trying to couple mine cars at the face of No. 8 left entry, in the "G" or No. 7 Mine, Aug. 8, 1912.)
Minford, William, Jr.
(Superintendent, ca.1912, "G" Mine or Mine No. 7, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburgh Terminal Railroad & Coal Company, Pittsburgh, PA.)
Musko, Steve
(Hungarian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1916, Pittsburgh Terminal No. 7 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 29, married.);
(Injured.  Breast bone broken and injured internally by a fall of slate at the face of a room, in the Pittsburgh Terminal No. 7 Mine, Oct. 20, 1916.)
[ N ]
Nemish, Charles
(Russian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1916, Pittsburgh Terminal No. 7 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 23, single.);
(Injured.  Middle finger cut off near the end by a fall of slate at the face of a room, in the Pittsburgh Terminal No. 7 Mine, July 21, 1916.)
[ O ]
[ P ]
Pavolightio, Charles
(Lithuanian Miner, CoalLoader ca.1912, "G" Mine or Mine No. 7, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 36, married.);
(Killed.  Fatally injured by a fall of slate at the face of his working place, in the "G" Mine or Mine No. 7, Aug. 7, 1912.)
Pierce, Harry
(American Miner, Coal Loader ca.1912, "G" Mine or Mine No. 7, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 26, single.);
(Killed.  Instantly killed by a fall of slate at the face of his working place, in the "G" Mine or Mine No. 7, Jan. 13, 1012.)
Prokeski, Anthony
(Slavonian Miner, Laborer ca.1904, "G" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 26, single.);
(Killed.  Instantly killed.  Crushed between weighpan and mine chute.  Outside the "G" Mine, Oct. 1, 1904.)
[ Q ]
[ R ]
Ray, Jesse
(American Miner, Mule Driver ca.1904, "G" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 22, single.);
(Injured.  Arm broken by a mule, in the "G" Mine, April 30, 1904.)
Renn, Samuel, Jr.
(American Miner Boy, Mule Driver ca.1906, "G" Mine or Mine No. 7, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 18, single.);
(Injured.  Collar bone broken by being caught between a mine car and a rib, in the "G" Mine, Dec. 3, 1906.)
Roesh, Max
(American Miner Boy, Machine Miner ca.1916, Pittsburgh Terminal No. 7 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 16, single.);
(Injured.  Finger broken by a fall of caol at the face of a room, in the Pittsburgh Terminal No. 7 Mine, July 30, 1916.)
[ S ]
Schooty, Peter
(Polish Miner, Coal Loader ca.1906, "G" Mine or Mine No. 7, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 21, single.);
(Killed.  Instantly killed by a fall of slate, in the "G" Mine or Mine No. 7, Feb. 8 1906.  He was working in a break through between No. 47 and No. 48 rooms.  The coal was cut through at bottom and he commenced shearing the coal, wieh no posts set for protection, and just as the coal was sheared through the coal and slate fell on him.)
Schweinsberg, H. L.
(Superintendent, ca.1916, of the Pittsburgh Terminal No. 7 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburgh Terminal Railroad and Coal Company.)
Seanovitch, John
(Granish Miner, Machine Runner ca.1916, Pittsburgh Terminal No. 7 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 28, married.);
(Injured.  Leg fractured while barring a machine from a truck at the face of number 2 butt, in the Pittsburgh Terminal No. 7 Mine, July 20, 1916.)
Shaffer, James
(American Miner, Mule Driver ca.1904, "G" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 20, single.);
(Injured.  Foot Crushed.  Run over by a mine car, in the "G" Mine, May 11, 1904.)
Smith, Peter
(Polish Miner, Coal Loader ca.1906, "G" Mine or Mine No. 7, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 42, married.);
(Injured.  Ribs broken by a fall of coal & Slate, in the "G" Mine or Mine No. 7, July 20, 1906.)
Souler, Peter
(Slavonian Miner, Machine Loader ca.1904, "G" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 40, married.);
(Killed.  Instantly killed by a fall of slate, in the "G" Mine, Sept. 19, 1904.)
[ T ]
Tod, John
(Hungarian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1914, Pittsburgh Terminal No. 7 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 45, married.);
(Injured.  Leg broken by a fall of slate at the face of a room, in the Pittsburgh Terminal No. 7 Mine, Jan. 8, 1914.)
[ U ]
[ V ]
Viddle, Morris
(Franch Miner, Pick Miner ca.1916, Pittsburgh Terminal No. 7 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 34, married.);
(Injured.  Breast bone and ribs broken by a fall of roof at the face of a rib, in the Pittsburgh Terminal No. 7 Mine, Oct. 20, 1916.)
[ W ]
Welsh, Ed.
(Irish Miner, Outside Foreman ca.1906, "G" Mine or Mine No. 7, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 40, single.);
(Injured.  Arm broken by falling timber while tearing down old trestle.  Outside the "G" Mine, Dec. 7, 1906.)
[ X ]
[ Y ]
[ Z ]
Zitie, George
(Slavonian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1916, Pittsburgh Terminal No. 7 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 27, single.);
(Injured.  Arm broken by a fall of roof at the face of a room, in the Pittsburgh Terminal No. 7 Mine, April 13, 1916.)
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