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Coal Miners Memorial
Sarah Mine,

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

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that mined the Bituminous Coal seams of the Sarah 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. 22, 2009

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that Worked the
Sarah Mine


Following is a partial list of the miners, mine employees and company store employees that worked the Sarah Mine, Frank, 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.
Can you add additional Coal Miner's names that worked at the Sarah Mine to this Coal Miners Memorial Honor Roll?     e-mail   "The Old Miner" Editor
Since 1870, Pennsylvania's Annual Report on Mining Activities has recorded 51,483 plus deaths from mining accidents-- 31,113 deaths in anthracite coal mines and 20,370 deaths in bituminous coal mines.

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COAL MINERS MEMORIAL
SARAH MINE
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[ B ]
Bainte, Attorie
(Italian Miner, Coal Loader ca.1910, Sarah Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 23, single.);
(Injured.  Rib broken by a fall of slate at the face of a room, in the Sarah Mine, March 26, 1910.)
Bell, Edward
(Superintendent, ca.1892, of the Sarah Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Douglas Coal Company.)
[ C ]
Cornell, W. H.
(Superintendent, ca.1903, of the Sarah Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburg Coal Company.)
[ D ]
Dorenzie, Dominick
(Italian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1903, Sarah Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 23, single.);
(Injured.  Instantly killed by a fall of slate, in the Sarah Mine, March 4, 1903.)
[ E ]
[ F ]
[ G ]
Galleghar, Hugh
(Irish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1907, Sarah Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 54, single.);
(Injured.  Head and back injured by a fall of slate at the face of a coal pillar, in the Sarah Mine, Nov. 13, 1907.)
[ H ]
[ I ]
[ J ]
[ K ]
Keefer, W.W.
(General Superintendent, ca.1905, Pittsburg Coal Company, Sarah Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
Kobulinsky, Mike
(American Miner Boy, Pick Miner ca.1910, Sarah Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 19, single.);
(Injured.  Leg broken by a mine car on an entry.  He was hauling water and fell off the mine car, and the mule pulled the mine car on his leg, in the Sarah Mine, Dec. 21, 1910.)
Korm, Mike
(Russian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1904, Sarah Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 36, married.);
(Injured.  Severely crushed about the body by a fall of coal on a pillar, in the Sarah Mine, July 15, 1904.)
Krankota, Steve
(Austrian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1901, Sarah Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 35, married.);
(Injured.  Leg broken by a fall of slate, in the Sarah Mine, June 15, 1901.)
[ L ]
[ M ]
Malinski, Stanley
(Polish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1901, Sarah Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 50, married.);
(Injured.  Leg broken by a fall of slate, in the Sarah Mine, May 22, 1901.)
[ N ]
[ O ]
Osborne, A. W.
(Superintendent, ca.1901, of the Sarah Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburg Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA.)
[ P ]
Pasena, Dominic
(Italian Miner, Coal Loader ca.1907, Sarah Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 37, single.);
(Killed.  Killed instantly by a fall of slate at the face of a room, while taking down coal, in the Sarah Mine, April 19, 1907.)
Peairs, J. C.
(Superintendent, ca.1898, of the Sarah Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Douglas Coal Company.)
[ Q ]
[ R ]
[ S ]
Schluederberg, Geo. W.
(General Superintendent, ca.1901, ca.1903, ca.1912, Pittsburg Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA, Sarah Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
Seddenger, Joseph
(American Miner Boy, Pick Miner ca.1901, Sarah Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 13.);
(Killed.  Instantly killed by a blown out shot, in the Sarah Mine, Aug. 14, 1901.  This bot was working with his father, and the room adjoining was worked nearly through.  The man in the next room drilled a hole on the rib next to them for the purpose of firing a shot;  they knew it would be unsafe for them if the shot was fired while they were in their places, but they depended on him to give them warning when he lit the fuse, which he said he did, but the boy was near the place when the shot was fired, which injured him so that he died the same day. )
Seddenger, Mr.
(Miner, ca.1901, Sarah Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, married.);
(Father of Joseph Saddenger, who was killed in the Sarah Mine, while working  with his father.)
Smith, R. C.
(Superintendent, ca.1912, of the Sarah Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburgh Coal Company, Pittsburgh, PA.)
Sowack, Alexandrer
(Italian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1903, Sarah Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 54, married.);
(Injured.  Leg broken by a fall of slate, in the Sarah Mine, Feb. 10, 1903.)
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[ U ]
[ V ]
[ W ]
Whiteman, Thomas
(Superintendent, ca.1905, of the Sarah Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburg Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA.)
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