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Coal Miners Memorial
Morgan Mine,

Gradatim P.O.,
Gladden,
South Fayette Twp.,
Allegheny County,
Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

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

Compiled & Edited by
Raymond A. Washlaski

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

Updated Dec. 15, 2009

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that Worked the
Morgan Mine


Following is a partial list of the miners, mine employees and company store employees that worked the Morgan Mine, Gradatim P.O., Gladden, South Fayette 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
MORGAN MINE
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Baker, J. C.
(Superintendent, ca.1904, ca.1905, of the Morgan Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburg Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA.)
Brindle, John
(German Miner, Pick Miner ca.1900, Morgan Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 69, single.);
(Injured.  Squeezed about the body between the mine roof and an empty mine car;  he attempted to get into the mine car while it was in motion, in the Morgan Mine, Dec. 10, 1900.)
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DiCesare, Paul
(Italian Miner, ca.1935 to mine closed ca.1948, Morgan Mine, South Fayette Twp., Allegheny Co., PA, married.);
(d. ca.1994.)
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Fereday, Charles
(Superintendent, ca.1900, ca.1901, of the Morgan Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburg Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA.)
[ G ]
Gidden, Paul
(Hungarian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1900, Morgan Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 25, married.);
(Injured.  Leg and several ribs broken by a fall of loose slate, in the Morgan Mine, July 14, 1900.)
[ H ]
Hall, Thomas
(Superintendent, ca.1903, of the Morgan Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburg Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA.)
Hammond, David
(American Miner, Engine Man ca.1901, Morgan Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 48, married.);
(Injured.  Hand injured in attempting to clean machinery while it was in motion, at the Morgan Mine, Oct. 6, 1901.)
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Keefer, W. W.
(General Superintendent, ca.1903, ca.1904, ca.1905, Pittsburg Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA, Morgan Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
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Ritter, Joseph
(German Miner,  Pick Miner ca.1901, Morgan Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 54, single.);
(Killed.  Fatally injured by a fall of slate in his room;  he was working under a piece of loose slate which he should have taken down, in the Morgan Mine, Sept. 16, 1901.)
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Schluederberg, Geo. W.
(General Superintendent, ca.1900, ca.1901, Pittsburg Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA, Morgan Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
Sewich, Joseph
(Hungarian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1901, Morgan Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 40, married.);
(Injured.  Foot injured by a fall of coal, in the Morgan Mine, April 29, 1901.)
Swanger, F.
(Slavonian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1900, Morgan Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 40, married.);
(Injured.  Head and hand injured by a fall of slate, in the Morgan Mine, July 16, 1900.)
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