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Coal Miners Memorial
Kaylor Mine,

Kaylor,
Brady Bend Twp.,
Armstrong County,
Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

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

Compiled & Edited by
Raymond A. Washlaski

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

Updated March 1, 2010

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that Worked the
Kaylor Mine


Following is a partial list of the miners, mine employees and company store employees that worked the Kaylor Mine, Kaylor, Brady Bend Twp., Armstrong 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
KAYLOR MINE
[ A ]
[ B ]
Becinish, John
(Horwatian Miner Boy [Croatian Miner], Pick Miner ca.1906, Kaylor Mine, Armstrong Co., PA, Age 19, single.);
(Injured.  Body injured by mine cars in the mine, in the Kaylor Mine, Feb. 9, 1906.)
Berteottl, Frank
(Miner, ca.1949, Kaylor Mines, Kaylor, Armstrong Co., PA, married, wife Mary E. Montgomery Berteotti, children.)
Blackburn, D. B.
(General Superintendent, ca.1904, Great Lakes Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA, Kaylor Mine, Armstrong Co., PA.)
[ C ]
Caldwell, William
(Scotch Miner Boy, Trapper Boy ca.1904, Kaylor Mine, Armstrong Co., PA, Age 17, single.);
(Injured.  Injured by mine cars in the mine, in the Kaylor Mine, March 18, 1904.)
Coroshets, Joseph
(Slavonian Miner, Machine Scraper ca.1905, Kaylor Mine, Armstrong Co., PA, Age 30, married, 4 children.);
(Killed.  Killed by an electric shock.  His head came in contact with the electric wires while he was passing a machine truck standing on the entry road, in the Kaylor Mine, Aug. 8, 1905.  his head came in contact with both the positive and negative electric wires which were carrying 250 volts. The electric wires were well constructed and hung or fastened to the roof, but while he was passing a mining machine truck his head touched both wires.  There was ample room to have passed safely on the other side of the truck.)
[ D ]
Dervosky, John
(Austrian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1906, Kaylor Mine, Armstrong Co., PA, Age 33, married.);
(Injured.  Hand injured by a fall of rock, in the Kaylor Mine, Nov. 9, 1906.)
[ E ]
Ewing, J. H. , Jr.
(American Miner Boy, Trip Runner ca.1905, Kaylor Mine, Armstrong Co., PA, Age 18, single.);
(Injured.  Leg broken by an electric motor, in the Kaylor Mine, March 25, 1905.)
[ F ]
Feeney, Richard Edward
(See: Finney, Richard Edward.)
Fink, Joseph E.
(Miner, ca.1912, Kaylor, Armstrong Co., PA.);
(Passed his examination for Assistant Mine Foreman ca.1912.  Certificate issued ca.1912.);
(Passed his examination for Fire Boss ca.1912.  Certificate issued ca.1912.)
Finney, Richard Edward
(English Miner, Assistant Mine Foreman ca.1915, Kaylor Mine, Armstrong Co., PA, Age 56, married, wife Catherine, 8 children.);
(Killed.  Crushed to death under a fall of rock, back broken, ribs and sides badly crushed, in the Kaylor Mine, Dec. 2, 1915.  He had gone to inspect at large rock that was hanging dangerously in an entry, when it fell.  [from "Simpsons' Daily Leader," Kittanning, PA, Dec. 3, 1915.].);
(b. March 10, 1858 in  DonCaster, England, d. Dec. 2, 1915.  Interred in St. Mary's Cemetery, East Brady, POa.)
[ G ]
[ H ]
Herron, M. C.
(General Suprintendent, ca.1917, North Penn Coal Company, Kaylor, PA, Kaylor Mine, Armstrong Co., PA.);
(Superintendent, ca.1917, of the Kaylor Mine, Armstrong Co., PA, for North Penn Coal Company, Kaylor, PA.)
Hincy, Richard
(Superintendent, ca.1904, ca.1905, of the Kaylor Mine, Armstrong Co. PA, for the Great Lakes Coal Company.)
[ I ]
[ J ]
[ K ]
Korsnick, Joe
(Austrian Miner, Coal Loader ca.1912, Kaylor Mine, Kaylor, Armstyrong Co., PA, Age 35, single.);
(Injured.  Finger taken off by a fall of slate at the face of his room, in the Kaylor Mine, Jan. 17, 1912.)
Kuhn, H. A.
(General Superintendent, ca.1905, Great Lakes Coal Company, Kaylor Mine, Armstrong Co., PA.)
[ L ]
Liggett, Thomas
(General Superintendent, ca.1906, Great Lakes Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA, Kaylor Mine, Armstrong Co., PA.)
Lipsie, James
(Miner, ca.1912, Kaylor, Armstrong Co., PA.);
(Passed his examination for Fire Boss ca.1912.  Certificate issued ca.1912.)
Lorain, Sam
(Italian Miner Boy, Laborer ca.1905, Kaylor Mine, Armstrong Co., PA, Age 17, single.);
(Injured.  Nose broken by the haulage rope.  Outside the Kaylor Mine, March 3, 1905.)
[ M ]
McCune, J. P.
(General Superintendent, ca.1912, Great Lakes Coal Company, Kaylor, PA, Kaylor Mine, Kaylor, Armstrong Co., PA.);
(Superintendent, ca.1912, of the Kaylor Mine, Kaylor, Armstrong Co., PA, for Great Lakes Coal Company, Kaylor, PA.)
Minford, T. W.
(Superintendent, ca.1906, of the Kaylor Mine, Armstrong Co., PA, for Great Lakes Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA.)
Morgan, James
(German Miner, Pick Miner ca.1906, Kaylor Mine, Armstrong Co., PA, Age 29, married.);
(Injured.  Back injured by a fall of mine roof, in the Kaylor Mine, Sept. 13, 1906.)
Morrison, James
(Scotch Miner, Pick Miner ca.1904, Kaylor Mine, Armstrong Co., PA, Age 55, married.);
(Injured.  Leg broken by the haulage rope on the main slope in the mine, in the Kaylor Mine, Aug. 23, 1904.)
[ N ]
[ O ]
[ P ]
[ Q ]
[ R ]
River, Frank
(Miner, ca.1912, Kaylor, Armstrong Co., PA.);
(Passed his examination for Fire Boss ca.1912.  Certificate issued ca.1912.)
[ S ]
Saultis, Lawrence
(Polish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1906, Kaylor Mine, Armstrong Co., PA, Age 26, single.);
(Injured.  Hand injured by a fall of "bone" coal, in the Kaylor Mine, Nov. 15, 1906.)
Simpson, James
(Miner, ca.1912, Kaylor, Armstrong Co., PA.);
(Passed his examination for Fire Boss ca.1912.  Certificate issued ca.1912.)
[ T ]
[ U ]
[ V ]
[ W ]
Walker, Jesse Calvin
(Miner, ca.1912, Kaylor, Armstrong Co., PA.);
(Passed his examination for Fire Boss ca.1912.  Certificate issued ca.1912.);
(Miner, Mine Foreman ca.1915, Kaylor Mine, Armstrong Co., PA, married, wife ___ Finney Walker.)
[ X ]
[ Y ]
[ Z ]
Zupnick, Joe
(Austrian Miner, Machine Runner ca.1912, Kaylor Mine, Kaylor, Armstrong Co., PA, Age 30, married.);
(Injured.  Foot injured by the mining machine at the face of a room, in the Kaylor Mine, Jan. 18,, 1912.)
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