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Coal Miners Memorial
Moshannon Mine,
Moshannon No. 2 Mine,
Moshannon No. 13 Mine,

Lilly,
Moshannon,
Washington Twp.,
Cambria County,
Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that mined the Bituminous Coal seams of the Moshannon 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. 5, 2009

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that Worked the
Moshannon Mines


Following is a partial list of the miners, mine employees and company store employees that worked the Moshannon Mines, Lilly, Moshannon, Washington 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.

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COAL MINERS MEMORIAL
MOSHANNON MINES
[ A ]
Apard, Juley
(Slavonian Miner, Pick NMiner ca.1912, Moshannon No. 2 Mine, Cambria Co., PA, Age 36, married.);
(Injured.  Back and legs broken by a fall of roof while removing a pillar, in the Mashannon No. 2 Mine, June 12, 1912.)
[ B ]
Bradley, Frank
(Superintendent, ca.1906, of the Moshannon No. 2 Mine, Cambria Co., PA, for Leahey Coal Mining Company, Lilly, PA.)
Byron, John
(Miner, Mine Foreman ca.1898, Moshannon Mine, Cambria Co., PA.)
[ C ]
Carock, Steve
(Slavonian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1912, Moshannon No. 2 Mine, Cambria Co., PA, Age 40, single.);
(Injured.  Jaw bone broken by a fall of bony coal while removing a pillar, in the Monshannon No. 2 Mine, May 10, 1912.)
Cassidy, Felix
(American Miner, Motorman ca.1906, Moshannon No. 13 Mine, Cambria Co., PA, Age 44, married.);
(Killed by mine cars and mine motor on a side track.  The motorman failed to throw a switch and the mine cars followed him in on an empty track.  Stokes was killed almost instantly.  cassidy lived about one week afterwards, in the Moshannon No. 13 Mine, Jan. 16, 1906.)
[ D ]
[ E ]
Eggs, Joseph
(Polish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1912, Moshannon No. 2 Mine, Cambria Co., PA, Age 53, married.);
(Injured.  Back injured by a fall of roof while removing a pillar, in the Moshannon No. 2 Mine, Oct. 15, 1912.)
[ F ]
Fliamosh, Joseph
(Hungarian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1912, Moshannon No. 2 Mine, Cambria Co., PA, Age 41, married.);
(Injured.  Foot and leg bruised by a fall of roof at the face of a room, in the Moshannon No. 2 Mine, Feb. 22, 1912.)
[ G ]
Gorman, George
(Slavonian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1905, Moshannon No. 13 Mine, Cambria Co., PA, Age 32, married.);
(Injured.  Squeezed between an empty mine car and a coal rib at the room neck, in the Moshannon No. 13 Mine, March 30, 1905.)
[ H ]
[ I ]
Iddings, Philip
(American Miner, Pick Miner ca.1905, Moshannon No. 13 Mine, Cambria Co., PA, Age 53, married, 1 child.);
(Killed.  Killed by a fall of rock roof in pillar work, in the Moshannon No. 13 Mine, July 28, 1905.  He was drawing the pillar and the place began to work and break the props.  He was told to get out as the place was not safe, but he still persisted in working until the roof fell.)
[ J ]
[ K ]
[ L ]
Leahey, Chester
(Superintendent, ca.1912, of the Moshannon No. 2 Mine, Cambria Co., PA, for Leahey Coal Mining Company, Lilly, PA.)
Leahey, John
(General Superintendent, ca.1905, Leahey Coal Company, Lilly, PA, Moshannon No. 2 Mine, Cambria Co., PA.)
Leahey, Thomas
(Superintendent, ca.1905, of the Moshannon No. 2 Mine, Cambria Co., PA, for Leahey Coal Company.)
Leahy, Thos.
(General Superintendent, ca.1901, Moshannon Coal Company, Moshannon No. 2 Mine, Cambria Co., PA.);
(Superintendent, ca.1901, of the Moshannon No. 2 Mine, for Moshannon Coal Company.)
Letsinger, Fred
(American Miner Boy, Pick Miner ca.1912, Moshannon No. 2 Mine, Cambria Co., PA, Age 18, single.);
(Injured.  Leg broken by a fall of roof while removing a pillar, in the Moshannon No. 2 Mine, Aug. 5, 1912.)
Lingle, H. S.
(General Superintendent, ca.1906, Pennsylvania, Beech Creek & Eastern Coal Company, Patton Division, Patton, PA, Moshannon No. 13 Mine, Cambria Co., PA.);
(Superintendent, ca.1906, of the Moshannon No. 13 Mine, Cambria Co., PA, for Pennsylvania, Beech Creek & Eastern Coal Company, Patton, PA.)
Lingle, W. C.
(General Superintendent, ca.1901, Beech Creek Coal & Coke Company, Moshannon No. 12 Mine, Cambria Co., PA.);
(General Superintendent, ca.1904, ca.1905, Beech Creek Coal & Coke Company, Moshannon No. 13 Mine, Cambria Co., PA.);
(Superintendent, ca.1901, of the Moshannon No. 12 Mine, Cambria Co., PA, for Beech Creek Coal & Coke Company);
(Superintendent, ca.1904, ca.1905, of the Moshannon No. 13 Mine, Cambria Co., PA, for Beech Creek Coal & Coke Company)
[ M ]
McConnell, Bernard
(American Miner Boy, Runner ca.1906, Moshannon No. 13 Mine, Cambria Co.,  PA, Age 17, single.);
(Injured.  Foot bruised and toe broken by mine cars, in the Moshannon No. 13 Mine, Jan. 16, 1906.)
McCormick, E. P.
(Superintendent, ca.1898, of the Moshannon Mine, Cambria Co., PA, for E. P. McCormick Company, Patton, PA.)
McDonald, Harry
(American Miner, Pick Miner ca.1912, Moshannon No. 2 Mine, Age 30, simngle.);
(Injured.  Hand crushed byu mine cars while comingh out of a room, in the Moshannon No. 2 Mine, Feb. 13, 1912.)
Monaghan, William
(American Miner, Pick Miner ca.1906, Moshannon No. 2 Mine, Cambria Co., PA, Age 27, single.);
(Killed.  Killed by a fall of draw slate and bony, in the Moshannon No. 2 Mine, May 12, 1906.)
[ N ]
[ O ]
[ P ]
[ Q ]
[ R ]
[ S ]
Stokes, James
(American Miner, Runner ca.1906, Moshannon No. 13 Mine, Cambria Co., PA, Age 36, single.);
(Killed by mine cars and mine motor on a side track.  The motorman failed to throw a switch and the mine cars followed him in on an empty track.  Stokes was killed almost instantly.  cassidy lived about one week afterwards, in the Moshannon No. 13 Mine, Jan. 16, 1906.)
[ T ]
Toole, Felix
(Superintendent, ca.1886, of the Moshannon Mine, Cambria Co., PA, for Felix Toole & Company, Portage, PA.)
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