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History of the Indianola Mine, Indianola, Indiana Twp., Allegheny Co., PA


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Coal Miners Memorial
Indianola Mine,

Indianola,
Indiana Twp.,
Allegheny County,
Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

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

Compiled & Edited by
Raymond A. Washlaski

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

Updated Feb. 18, 2010

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that Worked the
Indianola Mine


Following is a partial list of the miners, mine employees and company store employees that worked the Indianola Mine, Indianola, Indiana 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
INDIANOLA MINE
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[ B ]
Benard, Jennie
(Belgium Employee, Servant in the Boarding House ca.1930, Indianola Mines, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 30.)
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[ D ]
DeRusha, Mrs. Edna
(Employee, Ran the Boarding House near the Mine ca.1930, Indianola Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 75.)
Dominici, Julius
(Miner, Indianola Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(Julius Dominici also worked at the Harmar Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(d. Dec. 28, 1997.);
(Interred in Deer Creek Cemetery, Harmar Twp., PA.)
[ E ]
[ F ]
Fear, Thomas T. G.
(Superintendent, ca.1919, of the Indianola Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Inland Colleries Company.)
[ G ]
Gibson, E. H.
(American Miner, Laborer ca.1917, Indianola Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 40, married.);
(Injured.  Leg fractured below knee and teeth knocked out.  Struck by debris from dipper when shovel uprooted an oil line.  Outside the Indianola Mine, Nov. 14, 1917.)
Givner, Mr.
(Black Miner, Indianola Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, married.)
[ H ]
Halasowski, Mr.
(Polish Miner, Indianola Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(Mr. Halasowski also worked in the Harmar Mine, Allegheny Co.)
[ I ]
[ J ]
[ K ]
Kislan, Mike
(Miner, Indianola Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, married, children.);
(Born in Wilpen, PA.)
[ L ]
[ M ]
Medved, Misho "Mike"
(Miner, Indianola Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, married, wife Elizabeth Oswald Medved "Mina," 6 children.);
(Misho Medved also worked at the Harmar Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
[ N ]
[ O ]
Orzechowski, Edmond "Brownie"
(Miner, Indianola Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(Edmond Orzechowski also worked at the Harmar Mine, Allegheny Co..)
Oswald, Charlie
(Miner, Indianola Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(Charlie Oswald also worked at the Harmar Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
Oswald, Frank
(Miner, Indianola Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(Frank Oswald also worked at the Harmar Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
[ P ]
[ Q ]
[ R ]
Rae, Robert P.
(Miner, ca.1937, Indianola Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, married, wife Marie Kapusnik Rae.)
Ross, Eugene R.
(American Miner, Machine Loader ca.1946- late 1950's, Indianola Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, married, wife Frances Pergar Ross.);
(Son of Italian Immigrant Dominick Russo, of Herminie, PA.)
[ S ]
Scott, Burnett
(Miner, Coal Loader ca.1930,  Indianola Mines, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 24, married, wife Anna Scott.)
Sfare, Guiseppi
(Italian Miner, ca.1930, Indianola Mines, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 24.);(Immigrated from Italy ca.1922.)
Shaffer, John E.
(Miner, ca.1948 - ca.1949, Indianola Mines, Allegheny Co., PA.)
Shelton, James
(Black Miner, Laborer ca.1930, Indianola Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 22.)
Shick, Wallace
(Miner, ca.1948 - ca.1949, Indianola Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
Shock, Edward
(Miner, ca.1948 - ca.1949, Indianola Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
Sims, Gail
(Black Miner, Coal Loader ca.1930, Indianola Mine, Ade 41, married, wife Lily Sims.)
Sims, James
(Black Miner, Motorman ca.1930, Indianola Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 35.)
Simunic, George
(Miner, ca.1948 - ca.1949, Indianola Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
Stodolsky, Frank
(Miner, ca.1948 - 1949, Indianola Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
Stokes, Abe
(Black Miner, ca.1930, Indianola Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 39.);
(Brother of William Stokes.)
Stokes, William
(Black Miner, Motor Runner ca.1930, Indianola Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 39.);
(Brother of Abe Stokes.)
Stroglos, Manuel
(Greek Miner, ca.1930, Indianola, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 39.);
(Immigrated from Greece ca.1907.)
Student, Jim
(Miner, ca.1948 - ca.1949, Indianola Mine, Allegheny Co. PA.)
Sublinsky, John
(Miner, ca.1948 - ca.1949, Indianola Mines, Allegheny Co., PA.)
Swipe, Sam
(Albanian Miner, Coal Loader ca.1930, Indianola Mines, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 38.);
(Immigrated from Albania ca.1914.)
[ T ]
Talley, Nick
(Miner, ca.1948 - ca.1949, Indianola Mines, Allegheny Co., PA.)
Taylor, William
(Black Miner, ca.1930, Indianola Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 33, married, wife Julia Taylor.)
Thavinicis, George
(Greek Miner, Laborer ca.1930, Indianola Mines, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 36, married, wife Mary Thavinicis.);
(Immigrated from Greece ca.1910.)
Thirtle, Ernest
(Miner, ca.1948 - ca.1949, Indianola Mines, Allegheny Co., PA.)
Thomas, R.
(Miner, ca.1948 - ca.1949, Indianola Mines, Allegheny Co., PA.)
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A special thank you to Karen Sue Haley, Indianola, PA, for researching the names of many of the miners names listed for the Indianola Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.

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