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Coal Miners Memorial
Mohawk Mine,
Mohawk No. 1 Mine,
Mohawk No. 2 Mine,

near Kittanning,
Armstrong County,
Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

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

Compiled & Edited by
Raymond A. Washlaski

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

Updated March 25, 2010

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that Worked the
Mohawk Mines


Following is a partial list of the miners, mine employees and company store employees that worked the Mohawk Mines, near Kittanning, 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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Please donate any mine records, mine maps or copies of them, pictures of the mines, pictures of miners, stories about the miners, mine memorabilia, books on mining, or tax deductable monetary donations to:
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PA Rt. 119, P.O. Box 519, Uniontown, PA 15401

COAL MINERS MEMORIAL
MOHAWK MINES
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Balasko, Samuel
(Austrian Miner, Machine Miner ca.1917, Mohawk No. 2 Mine, Armstrong Co., PA, Age 22, married.);
(Injured.  Eye injured while cutting coal in a room, in the Mohawk No. 2 Mine, July 16, 1917.)
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Ferne, C. H.
(Superintendent, ca.1917, of the Mohawk No. 1 & No. 2 Mines, Armstrong Co., PA, for Mohawk Mining Company, Kittanning, PA.)
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Paries, Samuel
(Italian Miner, Machine Miner ca.1917, Mohawk No. 1 Mine, Armstrong Co., PA, Age 32, married.);
(Injured.  Foot injured by a wheel of a mie car in a room, in the Mohawk No. 1 Mine, Jan. 12, 1917.)
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Wolfe, William
(American Miner, Machine Miner ca.1917, Mohawk No. 2 Mine, Armstrong Co., PA, Age 25, married.);
(Injured.  Leg fractured. Caught by a mining machine at the face of a room, in the Mohawk No. 2 Mine, Oct. 2, 1917.)
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Zonover, Steve
(Austrian Miner, Machine Miner ca.1917, Mohawk No. 2 Mine, Armstrong Co., PA, Age 25, single.);
(Killed.  Killed by a fall of roof at the face of the main entry while loading a mine car of coal.  After he and his partner had fired a shot they began to load the coal before taking down the loose rock, in the Mohawk No. 2 Mine, Jan. 22, 1917.)
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