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Coal Miners Memorial
Grant Mine,

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

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

Compiled & Edited by
Raymond A. Washlaski

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

Updated Aug. 12, 2010

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that Worked the
Grant Mine


Following is a partial list of the miners, mine employees and company store employees that worked the Grant Mine, Carnegie, 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
GRANT MINE
[ A ]
Anterwerpen, Philip
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1886, Grant Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 27.);
(Killed.  Killed by falling slate, in the Grant Mine, April 20, 1886.)
[ B ]
Boyle, James J.
(Superintendent, ca.1904, of the Grant Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburg Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA.)
[ C ]
Carroll, William E.
(Superintendent, ca.1903, of the Grant Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburg Coal Company, Allegheny Co., PA.)
Cattley, Herry
(Superintendent, ca.1905, of the Grant Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburg Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA.)
Conners, John
(Miner Boy, Mule Driver Boy ca.1886, Grant Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 14.);
(Injured.  Received a scalp wound from the kick of a mule, in the Grant Mine, Aug. 7, 1886.)
Conners, Patrick
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1886,  Grant Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(Injured.  Leg broken by a fall of slate, in the Grant Mine, June 15, 1886.) 
[ D ]
Demsey, James
(Miner Boy, Mule Driver Boy ca.1886, Grant Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 14.);
(Injured.  Seriously crushed by a mine car passing over him, in the Grant Mine, Nov. 16, 1886.)
[ E ]
[ F ]
[ G ]
Guy, Patrick
(Miner, Mule Driver ca.1886, Grant Mine, Alleghgeny Co., PA, Age 20.);
(Killed.  Fatally injured while riding on a full trip, in the Grant Mine, May 25, 1886.)
[ H ]
[ I ]
[ J ]
[ K ]
Keefer, W.W.
(General Superintenent, ca.1903, ca.1904, ca.1905, Pittsburg Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA, Grant Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
Keenas, John
(Polish Miner, Mule Driver ca.1910, Grant Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 27, married, 2 children.);
(Killed.  Fatally injured by being kicked in the stomach by a mule that was standing in the stable, in the Grant Mine, June 25, 1910.  He died July 3, 1910.)
King, George
(Polish Miner, Roadman ca.1912, Grant Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 42, married.);
(Killed.  Fatally injured by being run over by a loaded trip of mine cars on a butt entry.  He stepped in front of the mule and was knocked down and run over, in the Grant Mine, Sept. 21, 1912.)
Kopie, Charles
(Polish Miner, Coal Loader ca.1903, Grant Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 46, married.);
(Injured.  Head and face severely injured by a fall of slate in his room.  Jaw bone broken, the sight of one eye destroyed and the sight of the other impaired, in the Grant Mine, July 6, 1903)
[ L ]
[ M ]
Matthews, James
(Superintendent, ca.1892, of the Grant Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Grant Coal Company.)
McCurdy, Robert
(School Boy, ca.1886, Grant Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 10.);
(Injured.  Arm broken;  was struck by a mine car on the incline plane.  Outside the Grant Mine, Aug. 4, 1886.)
[ N ]
Navish, Patrick
(Irish Miner, Mule Driver ca.1903, Grant Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 25, single.);
(Injured.  Foot slightly injured by being caught between a machine truck and the side of an entry, in the Grant Mine, Jan. 9, 1903.)
[ O ]
[ P ]
[ Q ]
[ R ]
Rotagach, Andy
(Polish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1905, Grant Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 41, married.);
(Injured.  Leg broken by a fall of slate, in the Grant Mine, July 3, 1905.)
[ S ]
Schluederberg, Geo. W.
(General Superintendent, ca.1901, Pittsburg Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA, Grant Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
Snyder, Edward H.
(Superintendent, ca.1898, of the Grant Mine, Allegheny Co. PA, for Egar Brothers & Snyder Company.)
[ T ]
Trolisk, Winceny
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1892, Grant Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 30, single.);
(Killed.  Fatally injured by a fall of slate, in the Grant Mine, March 12, 1892.  Died April 8, 1892.)
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