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Coal Miners Memorial
Milesville Mine,

Sunny Side,
Forward Twp.,
Allegheny County,
Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that mined the Bituminous Coal seams of the Milesville 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. 1, 2009

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that Worked the
Milesville Mine


Following is a partial list of the miners, mine employees and company store employees that worked the Milesville Mine, Sunny Side, 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
MILESVILLE MINE
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Cavanaugh, Jeremiah "Jerry"
(Irish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1901, Milesville Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 40 or 48, married.);
(Killed.  Instantly killed by a fall of slate, in the Milesville Mine, June 21, 1901.);
(Lived in Manown, PA.  Interred at St. Mary's Cemetery. [from the Bebout & Yohe Funeral Home records.].)
Cavanaugh, Jerry
(See: Cabanaugh, Jeremiah.)
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Gourtaka, Frank
(Polish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1900, Milesville Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 40, married.);
(Injured.  Leg fractured by a fall of slate, in the Milesville Mine, July 20, 1900.)
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Heffner, George
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1886, Milesville Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(Injured.  Leg broken by a fall of slate and coal, in the Milesville Mine, May 3, 1886.)
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Jenkins, Robert
(Superintendent, ca.,1898, of the Milesville Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Robert Jenkins Company.)
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Kirkpatrick, Reese
(American Miner ca.1900, Milesville Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 30, single.);
(Injured.  Foot cut off;  caught in a mining machine, in the Milesville Mine, Dec. 31, 1900.)
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Marraccini, Guiseppe
(Italian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1901, Milesville Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(Killed. Killed in the Milesville Mine, ca.1906.);
(Immigrated from Marliana, Pistoia, Italy ca.1901.)
(b.1881- d.1906);
(Buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Monongahela, Pa.);
(Brother of Paolino Marraccini, of Vesta No. 6 Mine.)
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Oliver, Ross
(American Miner, Pick Miner ca.1900, Milesville Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 58, married.);
(Injured.  Leg fractured by being struck by a falling post, in the Milesville Mine, Feb. 16, 1900.)
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