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Coal Miners Memorial
Rachel Mine,

Camden,
Wilson,
Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that mined the Bituminous Coal seams of the Rachel 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. 26, 2009

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that Worked the
Rachel Mine


Following is a partial list of the miners, coke workers, mine employees and company store employees that worked the Rachel Mine, Camden, Wilson, 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
RACHEL MINE
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Batosso, Mark
(Slavonian Miner, ca.1904, Rachel Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 26, single.);
(Injured.  Thigh Broken by a fall of slate, in the Rachel Mine, Feb. 4, 1904.)
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Christ, John
(Swedish Miner, Machine Loader ca.1903, Rachel Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 46, single.);
(Killed.  Killed instantly by slate sliding off loose coal, in the Rachel Mine, Nov. 24, 1903.);
(On November 24, John Christ, loader, was instantly killed by a piece of slate sliding off of loose coal, in Rachel Mine.  The day previous to the accident, the deceased had fired a blast which brought the coal and slate down together, causing the slate to rest ipon the loose coal, and while shoveling, the slate suddenly slid down upon him.)
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Jones, David G.
(General Superintendent, ca.1903, Manufacturers and Consumers Coal Company, Rachel Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(General Superintendent, ca.1904, of the Rachel Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburg - Buffalo Company.)
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Keefer, W. W.
(General Superintendent, ca.1905, ca.1906, Monongahela River Consolidated Coal & Coke Company, Pittsburg, PA, Rachel Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
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Lughlin, Arch
(American Miner, Mule Driver ca.1904, Rachel Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 21, single.);
(Injured.  Leg broken.  Caught between mine cars, in the Rachel Mine, Jan. 19, 1904.)
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Maxwell, Robert
(American Miner, ca.1903, Rachel Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 29, single.);
(Injured.  Leg broken by a fall of slate, in the Rachel Mine, Oct. 20, 1903.)
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Nealson, W. J.
(Superintendent, ca.1903, Rachel Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Manufacturers and Consumers Coal Company.);
(See also: Nelison, William J.)
Nelison, William J.
(Superintendent, ca.1903, Rachel Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburg - Buffalo Company.);
(See also: Nealson, W. J.)
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Watkins, Thomas
(Superintendent, ca.1905, ca.1906, Rachel Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Monongahela River Consolidated Coal & Coke Company, Pittsburg, PA.)
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