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Coal Miners Memorial
Summer Hill Mine,

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

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

Compiled & Edited by
Raymond A. Washlaski

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

Updated June 24, 2009

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that Worked the
Summer Hill Mine


Following is a partial list of the miners, coke workers, mine employees and company store employees that worked the Summer Hill Mine, Woodville, 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
SUMMER HILL MINE
[ A ]
Armstrong, Frank
(Superintendent, ca.1892, ca.1898, of the Sumer Hill Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Frank Armstrong Company.)
Arthurs, Edward
(English Miner, Laborer ca.1912, Summer Hill Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 29, married, 1 child.);
(Killed.  Fatally injured by being struck by a piece of steel.  He was repairing track on the main entry when a piece of steel from a cutter-head penetrated his arm, in the Summer Hill Mine, Nov. 7, 1912.)
[ B ]
Biggestaff, John
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1886, Summer Hill Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 45, married.);
(Injured.  Slightly hurt by falling slate, in the Summer Hill Mine, Sept. 2, 1886.)
Boyle, J. J.
(Superintendent, ca.1905, ca.1906, of the Summer Hill Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburg Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA.)
Butkawick, Stanley
(Polish Miner, Coal Loader ca.1903, Summer Hil Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 22, single.);
(Injured.  Foot severly injured by a fall of slate in his room, in the Summer Hill Mine, June 8, 1903.)
[ C ]
Camanior, Baptist
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1898, Summer Hill Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 38, single.);
(Killed.  Fatally injured by a fall of slate in his room, in the Summer Hill Mine, June 3, 1898.)
Carlo, Roman
(Italian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1904, Summer Hill Mine, Allegheny Co., PA,  Age 25, single.);
(Injured.  Leg broken by a fall of slate in a room pillar;  he was taking out the props, in the Summer Hill Mine, June 27, 1904.)
[ D ]
[ E ]
[ F ]
Ferguson, Hugh
(Superintendent, ca.1903, of the Summer Hill Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburg Coal Company.)
[ G ]
Gerry, Emil
(Superintendent, ca.1912, of the Summer Hill Mine, Allegheny Co. PA, for Pittsburgh Coal Company, Pittsburgh, PA.)
[ H ]
Hoosack, John F.
(Superintendent, ca.1901, of the Summer Hill Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburg Coal Company.)
[ I ]
[ J ]
[ K ]
Keefer, W.W.
(General Superintenent, ca.1903, ca.1905, ca.1906, Pittsburg Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA, Summer Hill Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
[ L ]
Linsley, Wm.
(Superintendent, ca.1900, of the Summer Hill Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburg Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA.)
Lohman, John
(Miner Boy, Pick Miner ca.1886, Summer Hill Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 16, single.);
(Injured.  Leg broken by falling slate, in the Summer Hill Mine, Aug. 7, 1886.)
[ M ]
Morey, John
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1886, Summer Hill Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 40, married.);
(Injured.  Slightly hurt by falling slate, in the Summer Hill Mine, Nov. 20, 1886.)
[ N ]
[ O ]
[ P ]
[ Q ]
[ R ]
[ S ]
Schluederberg, Geo. W.
(General Superintendent, ca.1900, ca.1901, ca.1912, Pittsburg Coal Company, Pittsburgh, PA, Summer Hill Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
Sella, Toney
(Italian Miner, Machine Runner ca.1906, Summerhill Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 36, married, 3 children.);
(Killed.  Instantly killed by coming in contact with the electric wire on the coal cutting machine at the starting box, in the Summerhill Mine, Aug. 9, 1906.)
[ T ]
[ U ]
[ V ]
[ W ]
[ X ]
[ Y ]
[ Z ]
Zani, Adolph
(See: Zanie, Adolph.)
Zanie, Adolph
(Miner Boy, ca.1907, Summer Hill Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 15, Single.);
(Killed.  Fatally injured, in the Summerhill Mine in Woodville, Pa , Feb. 1, 1907.);
(See also: Zani, Adolph.)
Zarba, Louis
(Lithuanian Miner, Machine Scraper ca.1906, Summerhill Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 29, single.);
(Injured.  Part of left foot cut off at the heel, by being caught by the bits of a coal cutting machine, in the Summerhill Mine, Dec. 3, 1906.)
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