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Coal Miners Memorial
Leasdale Mine (Leesdale Mine),

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

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that mined the Bituminous Coal seams of the Leasdale 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. 30, 2009

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that Worked the
Leasdale Mine


Following is a partial list of the miners, mine employees and company store employees that worked the Leasdale Mine, Woodville, 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
LEASDALE MINE
[ A ]
[ B ]
Boyle, J. J.
(Superintendent, ca.1906, of the Leasdale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburg, Coal Company Pittsburg, PA.)
[ C ]
[ D ]
Dominal, Chas.
(Polish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1900, Leasdale Mine, Allegheny Co. PA, Age 38, married.);
(Injured.  Back injured;  he fell upon a rail when stepping out of the way of a piece of falling slate, in the Leasdale Mine, June 27, 1900.)
[ E ]
[ F ]
Ferguson, Hugh
(Superintendent, ca.1903, ca.1905, of the Leasdale Mine, Allegheny Co. PA, for Pittsburg Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA.)
[ G ]
Gregg, Stephen
(Superintendent, ca.1886, ca.1892, of the Leasdale Mine, Allegheny Co. PA, for Gregg Brothers Company.)
[ H ]
Hoosack, John F.
(Superintendent, ca.1901, Leasdale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburg Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA.)
[ I ]
[ J ]
[ K ]
Keefer, W.W.
(General Superintenent, ca.1903, ca.1904, ca.1905, ca.1906, Pittsburg Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA, Leasdale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
[ L ]
Linsley, Wm.
(Superintendent, ca.1900, of the Leasdale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburg Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA.)
[ M ]
McCatch, Joseph
(Polish Miner, Machine Helper ca.1900, Leasdale Mine, Allegheny Co. PA, Age 33, single.);
(Killed.  Killed by electric shock;  the mining machine became charged and the current was transmitted to the victim through his shovel touching the machine, in the Leasdale Mine, Oct. 8, 1900.)
[ N ]
[ O ]
Opossie, Andrew
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1898, Leasdale Mine, Allegheny Co. PA, Age 54, single.);
(Injured.  Injured about the back and side by a fall of slate, in the Leasdale Mine, Jan. 6, 1898.)
[ P ]
[ Q ]
[ R ]
[ S ]
Sanders, Charles
(American Miner, Pick Miner ca.1901, Leasdale Mine, Allegheny Co. PA, Age 32, single.);
(Injured.  Leg broken and internal injury by a fall of slate, in the Leasdale Mine, Oct. 3, 1901.)
Sanford, Jesse H.
(Superintendent, ca.1898, of the Leasdale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Jesse H. Sanford Company.)
Schluederberg, Geo. W.
(General Superintendent, ca.1900, ca.1901, Pittsburg Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA, Leasdale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
[ T ]
[ U ]
[ V ]
[ W ]
Widnner, Weld
(German Miner, Pick Miner ca.1901, Leasdale Mine, Allegheny Co. PA, Age 45, single.);
(Injured.  Back and leg injured by a fall of slate, in the Leasdale Mine, July 31, 1901.)
[ X ]
[ Y ]
[ Z ]
Zeiger, Peter
(Polish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1900, Leasdale Mine, Allegheny Co. PA, Age 35, single.);
(Injured.  Several ribs broken and injured internally by a fall of coal and slate, in the Leasdale Mine, Oct. 29, 1900.)
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