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Coal Miners Memorial
Hickman Mine
(formerly Buettner Mine),

South Fayette Twp.,
Allegheny County,
Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that mined the Bituminous Coal seams of the Hickman 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
Hickman Mine (formerly Buettner Mine)

Following is a partial list of the miners, mine employees and company store employees that worked the Hickman Mine, Federal, Allegheny Co., PA.   The Hickman Mine was formerly called Buettner Mine before ca.1900.  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.

Your help is needed to preserve our coal mining heritage.
Please donate any mine records, mine maps or copies of them, pictures of the mines, pictures of miners, stories about the miners, mine memorabilia, books on mining, or tax deductable monetary donations to:
The Coal & Coke Heritage Center,
Penn State University Fayette Campus,
PA Rt. 119, P.O. Box 519, Uniontown, PA 15401

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Boyd, James
(Irish Miner, Laborer ca.1900, Hickman Mine, Age 44, married.);
(Injured.  Arm broken and head injured at th etipple;  a piece of coal fell over the screen on him, outside the Hickman Mine, Dec. 10, 1900.)
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Neilson, Wm.
(Superintendent, ca.1900, of the Hickman Mine [Buettner Mine], for O. A. Buettner Company.);
(Superintendent, ca.1901, of the Hickman Mine, for Chartiers Coal & Coke Company.)
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Reynolds, John
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1898, Hickman Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 32, married, 2 children.);
(Killed.  Instantly killed by a fall of slate in the working place, in the Hickman Mine, Dec. 23, 1898.)
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Stoneroad, J. T. M.
(General Superintendent, ca.1901, Chartiers Coal & Coke Company, Hickman Mine.)
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