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Coal Miners Memorial
Clear Creek No. 1 Mine,

Reade Twp.,
Cambria County,
Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that mined the Bituminous Coal seams of the Clear Creek Mines, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Compiled & Edited by
Raymond A. Washlaski

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

Updated Sept. 18, 2008

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that Worked the
Clear Creek Mines

Following is a partial list of the miners, mine employees and company store employees that worked the Clear Creek Mines, Flinton, Reade Twp., Cambria 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.

Your help is needed to preserve our coal mining heritage.
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:
The Coal & Coke Heritage Center,
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PA Rt. 119, P.O. Box 519, Uniontown, PA 15401

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Hydock, Frank
(Polish Miner, Clear Creek Mines, married, wife Nancy Shannon Hydock.);
(Born in Poland ca.1884 - d. April 28, 1911, buried in Carrolltown Cemetery.)
Hydock, John William
(American Miner, Clear Creek Mines, Cambria Co., PA., married, wife Loretta Felicitas Hertzog Hydock, 11 children.);
(Worked at the various mines in Bakerton, Ashville, NuMine, Coalport and all the little towns around  the area.);
(born in Gallitizin, PA, July 23, 1886.)
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