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Coal Miners Memorial
Lovedale Mine,

Lovedale,
near Elizabeth,
Elizabeth Twp.,
Allegheny County,
Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

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

Compiled & Edited by
Raymond A. Washlaski

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

Updated Nov. 18, 2009

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that Worked the
Lovedale Mine


Following is a partial list of the miners, mine employees and company store employees that worked the Lovedale Mine, Lovedale, near Elizabeth, Elizabeth 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
LOVEDALE MINE
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[ B ]
Bartika, Jos.
(Polish Miner, Coal Loader ca.1906, Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 43, married, 4 children.);
(Killed.  Fatally injured by a fall of slate, in the Lovedale Mine, June 23, 1906.)
Betrick, Louis
(Polish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1905, Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 31, married.);
(Injured.  Fingers bruised by a fall of slate, in the Lovedale Mine, May 23, 1905.)
Blackburn, O. A.
(General Superintendent, ca.1901, ca.1903, Monongahela River Consolidated Coal & Coke Company, Pittsburg, PA, Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
Brostovich, Steve
(Polish Miner, Coal Loader ca.1906, Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 43, married.);
(Injured.  Bruised on the back and chest by a fall of slte, in the Lovedale  Mine, Dec. 24, 1906.)
Brown, James
(American Miner, Machine Runner ca.1913, Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 32, married.);
(Injured.  Shoulder dislocated by a fall of roof while at pillar work, in the Lovedale Mine, Dec. 16, 1913.)
Brown, James T.
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1886, Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 40, married, 3 children.);
(Killed.  Killed by falling slate, in the Lofvedale Mine, Feb. 23, 1886.)
Brown, W.W.
(American Miner, Coal Loader ca.1910, Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 44, married.);
(Injured.  Leg broken by mine cars on a entry.  He was pushing a mine car into a room, when the driver cut another mine car off his trip, which ran over him, in the Lovedale Mine, Sept. 14, 1910.)
Burkley, Wm.
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1886, Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 60, widow.);
(Killed.  Killed by falling slate, in the Lovedale Mine, Dec. 14, 1886.)
Bush, Stanley
(Polish Miner, Coal Loader ca.1906, Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 39, married, 1 child.);
(Killed.  Killed instantly by a fall of slate, in the Lovedale Mine, Jan. 22, 1906.)
Butcher, John
(American Miner, Pick Miner ca.1901, Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 37, married.);
(Injured.  Leg broken by a fall of slate, in the Lovedale Mine, Nov. 1, 1901.)
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Choski, Toney
(Polish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1907, Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 46, married.);
(Injured.  Shoulder and hip bruised by a fall of slate at the face of a room while shoveling coal, in the Lovedale Mine, Oct. 16, 1907.)
Cochran, A.
(Scotch Miner, Fire Boss ca.1906, Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 48, married.);
(Injured.  Burned about the hands and face by gas, in the Lovedale Mine, Oct. 320, 1906.)
Crockett, Peter
(Superintendent, ca.1913, of the Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Monongahela River Consolidated Coal & Coke Company, Pittsburg, PA.)
[ D ]
Daugherty, Robert
(Superintendent, ca.1916, of the Lovedale Mine, for Pittsburgh Coal Company.)
Domalski, Michael
(Austrian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1905, Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 35, married.);
(Killed.  Killed instantly by a fall of slate, while loading a mine car, in the Lovedale Mine, Oct. 12, 1905.  Accident due to failure to take the slate down.)
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[ F ]
[ G ]
Gray, George R.
(Superintendent, ca.1886, ca.1889, of the Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for John A. Wood & Son Company.)
Greenwood, John
(English Miner, Coal Loader ca.1913, Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 47, married.);
(Injured.  Arm broken by a fall of slate while removing posts, in the Lovedale Mine, Nov. 3, 1913.)
Greskiski, Toney
(Polish Miner, Coal Loader ca.1907, Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 41, married.);
(Injured.  Leg cut by a fall of coal at the face of a room while shoveling coal, in the Lovedale Mine, March 27, 1907.)
Gumbert, Henry
(American Miner, Pick Miner ca.1905, Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 24, single.);
(Injured.  Thigh broken by a fall of slate, in the Lovedale Mine, June 29, 1905.)
[ H ]
Hamilton, James
(American Miner, Mule Driver ca.1907, Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 35, married.);
(Injured. Leg fractured by being caught between two mine cars on the mian entry, in the Lovedale Mine, Nov. 23, 1907.)
Hart, Charles, Sr.
(American Miner, Mine Foreman ca.1913, Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 61, married.);
(Killed.  Fatally injured by being caught between motors on matin parting, in the Lovedale Mine, April 10, 1913.  Died shortly afterwards.)
Hutton, H. C.
(Superintendent, ca.1909, of the Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Monongahela River Consolidated Coal & Coke Company, Pittsburg, PA.)
[ I ]
[ J ]
Jones, Ben.
(Welsh Miner, Mine Foreman ca.1906, Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 48, married.);
(Injured.  Burned about the hands and face by gas, in the Lovedale Mine, Oct. 30, 1906.)
Jones, Thomas
(Superintendent, ca.1901, of the Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Monongahela River Consolidated Coal & Coke Company, Pittsburg, PA.)
Julian, Joe
(Italian Miner, Coal Loader ca.1908, Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 28, single.);
(Injured.  Leg fractured by a fall of slate at the face of a room, in the Lovedale Mine, Aug. 6, 1908.)
[ K ]
Kardia, James
(Hungarian Miner, Coal Loader ca.1909, Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 24, single.);
(Injured.  Leg broken by a fall of slate at the face of a room, in the Lovedale Mine, April 2, 1909.)
Keefer, W. W.
(General Superintendent, ca.1904, ca.1905, Monongahela River Consolidated Coal & Coke Company, Pittsburg, PA, Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
Kistler, George B.
(Miner, Mine Boss ca.1889, Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
[ L ]
Lipyak, Blozey
(Polish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1905, Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 40, married.);
(Killed.  Killed instantly by a fall of slate, in the Lovedale Mine, Sept. 26, 1905.  The cause of this accident was negligence on the part of the deceased and the person who worked with him, as there was no evidence produced to show that the slate had been examined for sometime before it fell.)
[ M ]
Mager, Mike
(Slavonian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1906, Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 50, married.);
(Injured.  Ankle broken by a fall of slate, in the Lovedale Mine, Sept. 6, 1906.)
Malensky, Joseph
(Polish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1905, Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 49, married.);
(Injured.  Leg injured by mine cars, in the Lovedale Mine, Aug 17, 1905.)
McCoy, W. B.
(Superintendent, ca.1904, ca.1905, of the Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Monongahela River Consolidated Coal & Coke Company, Pittsburg, PA.)
McGowan, Douthard
(American Miner, Trip Rider ca.1913, Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 33, single.);
(Killed.  Instantly killed by derailed loaded mine car, in the Lovedale Mine, Sept. 28, 1913.)
Miller, Joe.
(German Miner, Coal Loader ca.,1906, Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 28, single.);
(Injured.  Leg fractured by a fall of slate, in the Lovedale Mine, Dec. 4, 1906.)
Muraski, Toney
(Polish Miner, Coal Loader ca.1910, Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 26, single.);
(Injured.  Leg broken on the main haulage road.  He was riding on a truck load of rails when the truck left the track and caught him between rails and an entry pillar, in the Lovedale Mine, Jan. 22, 1910.)
[ N ]
[ O ]
Overant, Felix
(French Miner, Machine Scraper ca.1905, Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 29, married.);
(Injured.  Right arm injured by a fall of slate, in the Lovedale Mine, Aug. 23, 1905.)
[ P ]
Painter, Harry
(American Miner, Roadman ca.1910, Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 30, married.);
(Injured.  Leg broken.  Caught between a mine car and an entry pillar on the main haulage, in the Lovedale Mine, Feb. 28, 1910.)
Painter, James
(American Miner, Pumper ca.1906, Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 22, married.);
(Injured.  Leg broken by a mine car, 9in the Lovedale Mine, May 14, 1906.)
Peterson, George W.
(Superintendent, ca.1903, of the Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Monongahela River Consolidated Coal & Coke Company, Pittsburg, PA.)
[ Q ]
[ R ]
Rhodes, W. H.
(Superintendent, ca.1898, of the Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Lovedale Mining Company.)
Roadsville, John
(Polish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1907, Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 40, single.);
(Killed.  Fatally injured by an empty trip of mine cars on the main parting while on his way into the mine, Dec. 21, 1907.  It is supposed he was trying to get on the trip.  He died the following day.)
Rollog, Mike
(Hungarian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1910, Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 40, married.);
(Injured.  Arm broken.  Caught between a mine car and an entry pillar on the main haulage, in the Lovedale Mine, Feb. 28, 1910.)
Rowe, Clarence
(American Miner, Trip Rider ca.1907, Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 32, married.);
(Injured.  Leg broken.  He was standing on the hoisting rope with his hands on a mine car and was thrown against the entry pillar by the rope, in the Lovedale Mine, May 4, 1907.)
[ S ]
Sabodish, Charles
(Slavonian Miner, Coal Loader ca.1913, Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 25, single.);
(Injured.  Chest crushed by mine cars on an entry, in the Lovedale Mine, Dec. 10, 1913.)
Schluederberg, George W.
(General Superintendent, ca.1916, Pittsburgh Coal Company, Pittsburgh, PA, Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
Scott, S. A.
(General Superintendent, ca.1909, Monongahela River Consolidated Coal & Coke Company, Pittsburg, PA, Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
Shaw, Charles
(American Miner, Brakeman ca.1907, Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 25, single.);
(Killed.  Killed instantly by an electric motor on the main parting.  The dilly trip is pulled on the parting with the rope attached;  in doing this he was thrown off the motor by the jerk that was caused when the hitchings were all stretched, Jan. 29, 1907.)
Sinmon, Slanly
(American Miner Boy, Mule Driver ca.1904, Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 19, single.);
(Injured.  Foot Crushed.  Run over by a mine car, in the Lovedale Mine, July 7, 1904.)
Smith, Charles
(Polish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1904, Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 62, married.);
(Injured.  Body bruised by a fall of slate, in the Lovedale Mine, Sept. 12, 1904.)
Smith, John
(Miner, Mine Foreman ca.1898, Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
Sythe, John
(Polish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1905, Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 21, single.);
(Injured.  Rib broken and lung injured by being caught between mine car and rib, in the Lovedale Mine, Oct. 5, 1905.)
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[ U ]
[ V ]
[ W ]
[ X ]
[ Y ]
[ Z ]
Zaliusky, Bolunsky
(Polish Miner, Coal Loader ca.1906, Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 30, married.);
(Injured.  Leg fractured by a fall of slate, in the Lovedale Mine, June 2, 1906.)
Zarbin, Zacim
(Polish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1905, Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 30, married.);
(Injured.  Side injured by a fall of coal and slate, in the Lovedale Mine, July 29, 1905.)
Zawadniak, Ignatz
(Polish Miner, Coal Loader ca.1909, Lovedale Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 38, married, 1 child.);
(Killed.  Killed instantly by coming in contact with an electric wire (300 volts) on the dilly parting. He was getting out of a mine car when his head came in contact with the trolley wire, in the Lovedale Mine, Aug. 7, 1909.)
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