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History of the Pennsville Mine & Coke Works, Pennsville, Bullskin Twp., Fayette Co., PA


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Pennsville Mine & Coke Works,

Pennsville,
Bullskin Twp.,
Fayette County,
Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

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

Compiled & Edited by
Raymond A. Washlaski

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

Updated Jan. 12, 2010

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that Worked the Pennsville Mine & Coke Works


Following is a partial list of the miners, coke workers, mine employees and company store employees that worked the Pennsville Mine & Coke Works, Pennsville, Bullskin Twp., Fayette 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 coal mines and 20,370 deaths in bituminous coal 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
PENNSVILLE MINE & COKE WORKS
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Dillinger, J. F.
(Superintendent, ca.1889, of the Pennsville Mine, Fayette Co., PA, for Dillinger & Sherrick Company.)
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Etling, Charles
(American Miner, Pick Miner ca.1904, Pennsville Mine, Fayette Co., PA, Age 29, single.);
(Injured.  Head cut by falling post, in the Pennsville Mine, Aug. 29, 1904.)
Etling, Clem
(American Miner, Pick Miner ca.1907, Pennsville Mine, Fayette Co., PA, Age 29, married.);
(Injured.  Body injured by a fall of slate at the face of a pillar, in the Pennsville Mine, Jan. 9, 1907.)
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Kooser, William
(Miner, Mine Foreman ca.1898, Pennsville Mine, Fayette Co., PA.)
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McCleary, William
(Miner, ca.1901, Pennsville Mine, Fayette Co., PA.);
(Passed his examination for Mine Foreman, ca.1901.  Received his Certificate ca.1901.)
Michaels, John
(American Miner, ca.1905, Pennsville Mine, Fayette Co., PA, Age 24, married.);
(Injured.  Back seriously injured by fall of roof, in the Pennsville Mine, Aug. 12, 1905.)
Miller, Fred
(Miner, ca.1891, Pennsville Mine, Pennsville Coke Company, Fayette Co., PA.);
(Injured.  Injured by a fall of slate, in the Pennsville Mine, Oct. 30, 1891. Lived in Pennsville, PA. [from the "Connellsville Courier," Conellsville, PA, Nov. 6, 1891.].)
Murphy, Stephen
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1890, Pennsville Mine, Fayette Co., PA, married, children.);
(Killed.  Fatally injured when he fell from the tipple, at the Pennsville Mine, in April, 1890.  Died April 14, 1890.  [from the "Connellsville Courier," Connellsville, PA, April 18, 1890.].)
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Sherrick, J. D.
(Superintendent, ca.1898, of the Pennsville Mine, Fayette Co., PA, for J. D. Sherrick & Company.);
(General Superintendent, ca.1901, ca.1903, ca.1905, ca.1906, Pennsville Coke Company, Pennsville, Pa, Pennsville Mine, Fayette Co., PA.);
(Superintendent, ca.1900, ca.1901, ca.1903, ca.1905, ca.1906, of the Pennsville Mine, Fayette Co., PA, for Pennsville Coke Company, Pennsville, PA.)
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A special thanks to Glen Dixon, researcher, for his research in the early newspapers of Fayette County, and the addition of many of the miners names from Fayette County, Pennsylvania.

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