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History of the Coverdale Mine (Pittsburgh Terminal No. 8 Mine) ("H" Mine), Coverdale, Bethel Park, Baldwin Twp., Allegheny Co., PA

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"H" Mine,
(Pittsburgh Terminal No. 8 Mine)
(Coverdale Mine)

Coverdale,
Bethel Park,
Baldwin Twp.,
Allegheny County,
Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that mined the Bituminous Coal seams of the "H" Mine (Coverdale Mine) (Pittsburgh Terminal No. 8 Mine), Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Compiled & Edited by
Raymond A. Washlaski

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

Updated Oct. 13, 2010

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that Worked the
"H" Mine (Pittsburgh Terminal No. 8 Mine) (Coverdale Mine)


Following is a partial list of the miners, mine employees and company store employees that worked the "H" Mine (Pittsburg Terminal No. 8 Mine) (Coverdale Mine), Coverdale, Bethel Park, Baldwin Twp., 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
"H" MINE
(PITTSBURGH TERMINAL NO. 8 MINE)
(COVERDALE MINE)
[ A ]
[ B ]
Brinska, Joseph
(Miner, ca.1948, Coverdale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.  [from the "New Castle News," New Castle, PA, July 17, 1948.].)
Brown, Frank
(English Miner, Coverdale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(Son of John Thomas Brown.  Immigrated to the United States ca.1929);
(b. ca.1913 in Aldridge, England.)
Brown, Jack
(English Miner, Coverdale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(Son of John Thomas Brown.  Immigrated to the United States ca.1929);
(b. ca.1904 in Aldridge, England.)
Brown, John Thomas
(English Miner, Coverdale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, married.);
(Immigrated to the United States ca.1929);
(b. ca.1883 in Aldridge, England.)
Brown, Sidney
(English Miner, Coverdale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(Son of John Thomas Brown.  Immigrated to the United States ca.1929);
(b. ca.1908 in Aldridge, England.)
Brown, Thomas Leslie
(English Miner, Coverdale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(Son of John Thomas Brown.  Immigrated to the United States ca.1929);
(b. ca.1911 in Aldridge, England.);
(Thomas Leslie Brown was the soccer coach for the Coverdale Jr. Team and the Sr. Team.  He was the force behind the group that built Miners Field in Coverdale.)
[ C ]
Capiotti, Denny
(Miner, ca.1932, Coverdale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA [from the "Clearfield Progress," Clearfield, PA, Mar. 21, 1932.].)
Crilley, Walter
(Miner, Electrician, Pittsburg Terminal Coal Company Coverdale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, married, wife Annabell Hoey Crilley.);
(Son of William F. Crilley of Smithton, PA.);
(d. March 25, 1935.)
[ D ]
[ E ]
[ F ]
Fuin, Frank
(Miner, ca.1932, Coverdale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 32.);
(Arrested.  Charged with wounding George Rostron, with he fired a gun into a miner's house, Jan. 31, 1932, in Coverdale, PA. [from "The Monessen Daily Independent," Monessen, PA, Mon., Feb. 1, 1932.].)
[ G ]
Garzoni, Victor
(Miner, ca.1930's, Coverdale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(Brother of Lawrence Garzony.)
Garzony, Lawrence
(Miner, ca.1938 - ca.1944, Coverdale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, married.);
(Lawrence Garzony worked at various mines for 19 years.  He also worked at the Avella Mines, Washington Co., PA.);
(Moved to eastern Ohio ca.1944, to get his family out of Coverdale, which was a very rough mining town during that time.);
(Brother of Victor Garzoni.)
Gerdich, Anthony
(Miner, Coverdale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
Gruden, John
(Slovene Miner, Coverdale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, married, wife Anna Gruden.);
(Loved on Oak St. Coverdale, PA.);
(John Gruden, b. 1883 - d. 1952;  Anna Gruden, b. ca.1888 - d. ca.1976.)
[ H ]
[ I ]
[ J ]
Jabrocki, George Anthony
(Slovak Miner, before ca.1948, Coverdale No. 8 Mine, Coverdale, Allegheny Co., PA, married, wife Mary Jabrocki.);
(Killed.  Died of injuries suffered from a mine cave-in, in the Coverdale No. 8 Mine, Jan. 14, 1948.);
(b. April 15, 1889 - d. Jan. 14, 1948.)
[ K ]
Kulerski, Anthony
(Miner, ca.1931, Pittsburgh Terminal No. 8 Mine, Coverdale, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 45.);
(Killed.  Died of internal injuries received from a fall of slate, in the No. 8 Mine, Coverdale, PA, July 17, 1931.  [from the "Monessen Daily Independent," Monessen, PA, July 18, 1931.].)
[ L ]
Leonard, Ben
(Miner, Coverdale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(Brother of Harry Leonard.)
Leonard Harry
(Miner, Coverdale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, married.);
(Born in West Virginia.);
(Brother of Ben Leonard.);
(d. Sept., 1975.)
Lipinski, Joseph F.
(Polish Miner, Coverdale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, married.)
Lipinski, William
(Polish Miner, Coverdale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Fatally crushed in a mining accident, in the Coverdale Mine.)
[ M ]
Maurer, Karl
(Germany Miner, ca.1926, Lincoln Hill Mine, Washington Co., PA);
(Immigrated from Penzberg, Germany ca.1926.  He when to live with an aunt, who kept boarders, she also made beer and sold it to them for twenty-five cents per bottle.);
(Karl Maurer worked at various mines, Coverdale Mine, Muse Mine, Indianola Mine, he settled in at Montour No. 4 Mine.  When he was asked him why they moved to other mines, his response was that someone told them that there was a heigher vein of coal there.)
[ N ]
[ O ]
Oganch, J. F.
(Miner, ca.1931, Coverdale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.  [from the "Pittsburgh Press," Pittsburgh, PA, Aug. 31, 1931.].)
Onopvich, Joseph
(Miner, ca.1931, Coverdale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.  [from the "Pittsburgh Press," Pittsburgh, PA, Aug. 31, 1931.].)
[ P ]
Pauletta, Frank
(Miner, ca.1932, Coverdale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, married, 4 children.);
(Arrested for amurder and excape from the Charlestown, W.V. jail that happened 18 years ago, changed name from Louis Ross to Frank Pauletta.  [from the "Clearfield Progress," Clearfield, PA, Mar. 21, 1932.].);
(See also: Ross, Louis.)
[ Q ]
[ R ]
Radnick, Anthony
(Miner, ca.1924, Coverdale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, married, children.);
(Killed.  Died after he was struck in the head, outside the Coverdale Mine, ca.1924.)
Radnick, George
(Miner, ca.1938 - 1939, Coverdale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
Roman, James
(Miner, ca.1938 - ca.1944, Coverdale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, married.)
Ross, Louis
(See: Pauletta, Frank.)
Rossi, Domenic
(Miner, ca.1932, Coverdale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA [from the "Clearfield Progress," Clearfield, PA, Mar. 21, 1932.].)
Rostron, George
(Miner, ca.1932, Coverdale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 35.);
(Wounded by a gun shot when Frank Fuin fired into a miner's house, Jan. 31, 1932, in Coverdale, PA. [from "The Monessen Daily Independent," Monessen, PA, Mon., Feb. 1, 1932.].)
[ S ]
Shotkovich, Michael
(Miner, ca.1942, Mine No. 8, of the Castle Shannon Coal Company, Coverdale, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 62.);
(Killed.  Caught under a fall of slate, in the Coverdale Mine, March 31, 1942.  Died a short time after the accident from shock and injuries.  [from "The Charleroi Mail," Charleroi, PA, March 31, 1942.].)
[ T ]
[ U ]
[ V ]
Vicolini, Antonio C.
(Miner, ca.1932, Coverdale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA [from the "Clearfield Progress," Clearfield, PA, Mar. 21, 1932.].)
[ W ]
[ X ]
[ Y ]
[ Z ]

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