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Coal Miners Memorial
Greenwich Mines,
Greenwich No. 1 Mine,
Greenwich No. 2 Mine,
Greenwich No. 3 Mine,
Greenwich No. 4 Mine,
Greenwich No. 5 Mine,
Greenwich No. 8 Mine,

Love Joy,
Starford
Green Twp.,
Indiana County,
Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that mined the Bituminous Coal seams of the Greenwich Mines, Cambria & Indiana County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Compiled & Edited by
Raymond A. Washlaski

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

Updated Dec. 24, 2009

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that Worked the
Greenwich Mines


Following is a partial list of the miners, mine employees and company store employees that worked the Greenwich Mines, Love Joy, Starford, Green Twp., Indiana Co., PA.   The coal miners names have been researched and complied from various sources by Raymond A. Washlaski, Historian: newspaper obits, newspaper articles, borth records, 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
GREENWICH MINES
[ A ]
Anderson, Fred
(American Miner, Runner ca.1915, Greenwich No. 3, Indiana Co., PA, Age 23, single.);
(Killed. Fatally injured while riding on front end of a mine motor, in the Greenwich No. 3 Mine, September 3, 1915. There had been a fall in the room neck and a piece of it projected out over the roadway, and the motor ran into it. Died the following day at the hospital.)
[ B ]
Bobiski, Joe
(Polish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1906, Greenwich No. 2 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 37, married.);
(Injured.  Back and spine injured by mine cars.  He was caught while taking the mine car out of a room, in the Greenwich No. 2 Mine, Aug. 24, 1906.)
Bracken, M. J.
(General Superintendent, ca.1913, Greenwich Coal & Coke Company, Greenwich Mines, Indiana Co., PA.);
(General Superintendent, ca.1916, Tunnel Coaling Company, Greenwich No. 2 Mine, Greenwich No. 3 Mine.);
(General Superinendent, ca.1916, Tunnel Coaling Company, Greenwich No. 5 Mine, Greenwich No. 8 Mine, Indiana Co., PA.);
(General Superinendent, ca.1917, Inland Coal  Company, Greenwich No. 5 Mine, Greenwich No. 8 Mine, Indiana Co.,PA.)
Brown, James
(English Miner, Pick Miner ca.1906, Greenwich No. 4 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 55, married.);
(Killed.  Killed by a fall of coal while mining in a room, in the Greenswich No. 4 Mine, March 17, 1906.);
(Body removed to Cookport, by J.H. Rodkey, Funeral Home.);
(Immigrated to US around ca.1850. Married first time Isabelle Shields Brown, in Sullivan Co,. 4 Children.  Divorced, remarried Mrs. Featherstone Thompson Brown, Jan 4, 1899 in Bernice, Sullivan Co., PA.)
Brown, William P.
(American Miner, Fire Boss ca.1916, Greenwich No. 3 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 35, married.);
(Injured.  Ankle sprained, cut over right eye and heel cut by being thrown out of an empty mine car that he was running down in the slope, in the Greenwich No. 3 Mine, June 10, 1916.)
[ C ]
Cashie, Joe
(Austrian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1918, Greenwich No. 5 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 60, married.);
(Injured. Back sprained while lifting a lump of coal at the face of a room, in the Greenwich No. 5 mine, February 7, 1918.)
Chambers, William
(American Miner, Dumper ca.1917, Greenwich No. 2 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 56, married.);
(Injured. Arm and hand bruised when he was knocked over rock dump. Outside of the Greenwich No. 2 Mine, March 8, 1917.)
Checkeron, Frank
(Polish Miner, ca.1915, Greenwich No. 3 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 27, single.);
(Injured. Back bruised. Struck by a mine car while jumping off of a man trip on the main heading, in the Greenwich No. 3 Mine, September 18, 1915.)
Clark, Albert
(American Miner Boy, Coal Loader ca.1906, Greenwich No. 4 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 16, single.);
(Injured.  Toe smashed by falling rock near a clay vein in a room, in the Greenwich No. 4 Mine, Sept. 29, 1906. Amputation necessary.)
Clark, Harry
(Miner, Mine Foreman ca.1915, Greenwich No. 2 Mine, Indiana Co., PA.);
(Prosecuted for Violations of the Mining Laws: Charge: Allowing three miners to start work in a dangerous place. Plead “guilty.” Sentenced to pay the costs.)
Clubic, Mike
(Slavonian Miner, ca.1913, Greenwich No. 2 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 32, married, 2 children.);
(Killed. Instantly killed by a fall of coal while undermining loose end in the working place, in the Greenwich No. 2 Mine, June 26, 1913. He neglected to secure the coal.)
Conas, Mike
(Slavonian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1916, Greenwich No. 8 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 28, married.);
(Injured.  Knee bruised by a fall of roof at the face of a room, in the Greenwich No. 8 Mine, July 3, 1916.)
Corsina, Joseph
(Italian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1916, Greenwich No. 5 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 32, single.);
(Injured.  Thumb lacerated and fractured by a fall of roof at the working face, in the Greenwich No. 5 Mine, April 12, 1916.)
Costell, Peter
(Italian Miner, ca.1913, Greenwich No. 8 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 32, married.);
(Injured. Rib broken and body bruised by a mine car on an entry at the mouth of a room, in the Greenwich No. 8 Mine, October 8, 1913.)
Criscillo, Pablato
(Italian Miner, ca.1915, Greenwich No. 8 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 37, single.);
(Injured. Hands injured. Injured by a premature blast while in the act of charging the hole, in the Greenwich No. 8 Mine, November 17, 1915. With Carlo Sposit.)
Croko, Mike
(Slavonian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1918, Greenwich No. 8 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 45, married.);
(Injured. Thumb contused. Caught between mine car wheel and rail, in the Greenwich No. 8 Mine, January 11, 1918.)
Cruchensky, Mike
(Hungarian Miner, ca.1909, Greenwich No. 2 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 27, married.);
(Killed. Killed by a fall of roof in his room while undermining, in the Greenwich No. 2 Mine, November 15, 1909. He failed to prop roof.)
Cubic, Joseph
(Polish Miner, ca.1909, Greenwich No. 8 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 38, single.);
(Injured. Two ribs broken and back sprained by mine cars in a room while taking a mine car to the heading, in the Greenwich No. 8 Mine, June 25, 1909.)
Culack, Mike
(Polish Miner, ca.1912, Greenwich No. 5 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 35, married.);
(Killed. Killed by a fall of rock while digging loose coal at the face of heading stumps, in the Greenwich No. 5 Mine, January 24, 1914.)
[ D ]
Doritz, Mike
(Slavonian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1905, Greenwich No. 2 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 21, single.);
(Killed.  Killed by a fall of coal in a room, in the Greenwich No. 2 Mine, May 18, 1905.);
(May 18, Mike Doritz, Slavonian Miner, was instantly killed at Greenwich No. 2 Mine, while undermining coal.  A powder break from a previous shot had so fractured the coal that it was very dangerous, and he failed to secure it while undermining.)
Driscoll, J. C.
(Superintendent, ca.1913, of the Greenwich No. 5 Mine, Greenwich No. 8 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, for Greenwich Coal & Coke Company.)
Duchesky, Steve
(Italian Miner, ca.1913, Greenwich No. 8 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 43, married.);
(Injured. Collar bone fractured by fall of coal at the face of a room, in the Greenwich No. 8 Mine, November 28, 1913.)
[ E ]
[ F ]
Fabian, Joseph
(Austrian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1918, Greenwich No. 2 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 35, married.);
(Injured. Back severely injured when he bumped hid head against cross bar on heading, in the Greenwich No. 2 Mine, June 24, 1918.)
Fish, Frank
(American Miner Boy, Pick Miner ca.1918, Greenwich No. 3 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 17, single.);
(Injured. Leg broken and compound fracture below knee by a fall of coal, in the Greenwich No. 3 Mine, August 10, 1918.)
Fish, Thomas
(Superintendent, ca.1905, of the Greenwich No. 2  & No. 3 Mines, Indiana Co., PA, for Greenwich Coal & Coke Company.)
Flour, Tony
(Italian Miner, Spragger ca.1913, Greenwich No. 5 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 24, single.);
(Killed. Fatally injured September 20, 1913, in the Greenwich No. 5 Mine, by mine cars on the main haulage road.)
[ G ]
Gibbons, James
(Irish Miner, ca.1911, Greenwich No. 2 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 34, married.);
(Injured. Collar bone and two ribs broken by a fall of coal while undermining in his working place, in the Greenwich No. 2 Mine, December 16, 1911. He failed to secure the coal.)
Gleason, Wm. B.
(Superintendent, ca.1904, of the Greenwich No. 4, No. 6 Mines, Indiana Co., PA, for Greenwich Coal & Coke Company, Grant., PA.)
Greneaosky, Joseph
(Polish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1917, Greenwich No. 3 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 43, married.);
(Injured. Jaw fractured and face cut and bruised by being struck by a machine jack while cutting in his working place, in the Greenwich No. 3 Mine, March 22, 1917.)
[ H ]
Hanks, Paul
(Hungarian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1904, Greenwich No. 3 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 32, single.);
(Injured.  Back broken by a fall of slate which he had failed to take down, in the Greenwich No. 3 Mine, Dec. 15, 1904.)
Hedges, Midi
(Italian Miner, ca.1914, Greenwich No. 8 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 26, single.);
(Killed. Killed by mine cars on the main slope haulage road, in the Greenwich No. 8 Mine, December 5, 1914.)
Horn, Peter
(Irish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1905, Greenwich No. 3 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 30, married.);
(Injured.  Internally injured by mine cars getting off track, while he was riding between them, in the Greenwich No. 3 Mine, April 3, 1905.)
Hupp, Troy
(American Miner, Chainman or Engineer ca.1906, Greenwich No. 3 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 22, single.);
(Injured.  Back and hips bruised by being caught by mine cars, in the Greenwich No. 3 Mine, Nov. 14, 1906.)
[ I ]
Insanno, Anthony
(Italian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1905, Greenwich No. 1 Mine [Cambria Co.], Age 40, married, 2 children.);
(Killed.  Killed by a fall of coal in his room, in the Greenwich No. 1 Mine [Cambria Co.], May 29, 1905.  The coal was full of clay slipes and dangerous to mine deep, but the victim mad no effort to secure it properly.  He had mined it about 8 feet long and 4 1/2 feet deep without any effort to protect himself.)
[ J ]
Jackson, Harry
(Miner, Trip runner, ca.1913-1914, Greenwich No. 3 Mine, Indiana Co., PA.);
(Prosecuted for Violations of the Mining Laws: Charge: Failure to place drag on rear end of trip, before starting trip up the slope. Plead guilty. Sentenced to pay a fine of $45.00 and the costs.);
(Prosecuted for Violations of the Mining Laws: Charge: Neglected to place drag on rear end of trip. Entered plea of guilty and gave bail for his appearance at court, December 30, 1913.)
Johns, John
(American Miner, Spragger ca.1916, Greenwich No. 5 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 25, single.);
(Injured.  Hand and finger smashed and part of little finger cut off.  Caught between mine cars on the haulage road, in the Greenwich No. 5 Mine, Nov. 18, 1916.)
[ K ]
Kati, Mark
(Polish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1905, Greenwich No. 3 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 35, married.);
(Injured.  Back bruised by a fall of slate while sitting in his room, in the Greenwich No. 3 Mine, Aug. 25, 1905.)
King, Charles
(American Miner, Tippleman ca.1918, Greenwich No. 3 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 48, married.);
(Injured. Foot lacerated by mine car on tipple while putting car onto track. Outside of the Greenwich No. 3 Mine, January 12, 1918.)
Kovwalskie, Peter
(Lithuanian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1905, Greenwich No. 4 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 22, single.);
(Killed.  Killed by a fall of roof in a room, in the Greenwich No. 4 Mine, Sept. 13, 1905.);
(September 13, Peter Kovwalskie, Lithuanian miner, was killed by a fall of roof at Greenwich No.4 Mine. He was mining when a piece of roof fell from slips in roof near clay vein.)
[ L ]
Lesky, August
(Miner, ca.1914, Starford Mines, Indiana Co., PA, Age 25, married, wife Anna Lesky, age 23, 1 child.)
Liptak, Matej
(Miner, ca.1915, Starford Mines, Indiana Co., PA, Age 43, married, wife Annie Liptak, age 35, 7 children.) 
Lucik, Mike
(See: Luczik, Mike.)
Luczik, Mike
(Miner, ca.1917, Starford Mines, Indiana Co., PA, Age 45, married, wife Helen Luczik, age 42, 7 children.);
(See also: Lucik, Mike.)
Lutsic, Peter
(Lithuanian Miner, ca.1915, Greenwich No. 8 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 25, single.);
(Killed. Killed by fall of roof roll at face of entry, in the Greenwich No. 8 Mine, April 19, 1915.)
Lutz, John
(Slavonian Miner, ca.1907, Greenwich No. 2 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 39, married.);
(Injured. Head bruised by fall of coal while undermining in his working place, in the Greenwich No. 2 Mine, May 23, 1907.)
Lythgor, John
(English Miner, Machine Runner ca.1912, Greenwich No. 8 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 35, married.);
(Injured. Finger cut off by being caught between mining machine and rail while jacking up the machine for repairs on a heading, in the Greenwich No. 8 Mine, November 11, 1912.)
[ M ]
Meekish, Frank
(Polish Miner, ca.1915, Greenwich No. 2 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 36, married, 1 child.);
(Killed. Killed by fall of roof in working place while posting roadway, in the Greenwich No. 2 Mine, February 20, 1915.)
Mikulich, Charles
(Slavonian Miner, ca.1907, Greenwich No. 2 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 32, married.);
(Injured. Leg broken by mine cars on heading while taking cars into room, in the Greenwich No. 2 Mine, February 12, 1907.)
Moore, M. C.
(American Miner, Roadman ca.1906, Greenwich No. 5 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 39, single.);
(Injured.  Leg broken below the knee.  Caught by haulage rope and drum, in the Greenwich No. 5 Mine, Sept. 18, 1906.)
Mosgovwich, Mike
(Polish Miner, ca.1913, Greenwich No. 3 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 29, married, 1 child.);
(Killed. Fatally injured by empty mine cars in a room neck, in the Greenwich No. 3 Mine, February 15, 1913. Died in the Spangler Hospital the next day.)
Musser, E. R.
(Superintendent, ca.1906, of the Greenwich No. 1 Mine, Cambria Co., PA & Greenwich No. 2, No. 3 Mines, Indiana Co., PA, for Greenwich Coal & Coke Company, Latrobe, PA.)
[ N ]
Nashta, Toney
(Polish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1911, Greenwich No. 3 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 38, married.);
(Injured. Leg broken by a fall of roof in his room, thirty feet back from face, while loading a mine car, in the Greenwich No. 3 Mine, October 20, 1911. His partner had told him to take down this loose piece of roof or set a prop under it, but Nashta failed to do it.)
Northover, E. C.
(Superintendent, ca.1916, of the Greenwich No 2 & No. 3 Mines, Indiana Co., PA, for Tunnel Coaling Company.)
Nathi, Carderonia
(Italian Miner Boy, ca.1915, Greenwich No. 3 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 16, single.);
(Injured. Leg fractured by a mine car on a heading at a room switch, in the Greenwich No. 3 Mine, October 21, 1915. The car was derailed and caught him.)
[ O ]
Odoni, Frank
(Italian Miner, ca.1913, Greenwich No. 3 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 22, married.);
(Killed. Fatally injured by being caught between mine cars and a corner of a pillar at 3rd right heading, in the Greenwich No. 3 Mine, December 9, 1913. Died at the Spangler Hospital the next day.)
Olson, Guss
(Swedish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1905, Greenwich No. 4 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 28, single.);
(Injured.  Head cut and bruised by a fall of roof while loading a mine car in the heading, in the Greenwich No. 4 Mine, Oct. 14, 1905.)
Oneice, Paul
(Italian Miner Boy, ca.1914, Greenwich No. 8 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 19, single.);
(Injured. Contusions and bruise on leg by mine cars on a room entry, in the Greenwich No. 8 Mine, September 15, 1914.)
Onoisa, Thomas
(Slavonian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1916, Greenwich No. 2 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 47, married.);
(Killed.  Killed by a fall of roof in pillar working while loading a mine car a piece of roof fell from between two slips, in the Greenwich No. 2 Mine, Jan. 28, 1916.)
Opez, Frank
(Italian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1917, Greenwich No. 8 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 36, married.);
(Injured.  Eye injured by being struck by a "T" rail spike, in the Greenwich No. 8 Mine, March 10, 1917.)
Orell, Mike
(Italian Miner Boy, Pick Miner ca.1905, Greenwich No. 5 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 18, single.);
(Killed.  Killed by a fall of coal in a room, in the Greenwich No. 5 Mine, Nov. 17, 1905.);
(November 17, Mike Orell, Italian miner, was killed by a fall of coal at Greenwich No. 5 Mine.  He was undermining fall of coal in which he had just fired a shot.  The coal did not come down and he went under to mine it deeper.  While doing so it fell upon him, crushing him to death.)
[ P ]
Pallindi, John
(Italian Miner, ca.1915, Greenwich No. 3 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 42, married.);
(Injured. Toes broken and foot injured by a fall of coal from a clay vein in the working place while underminingthe coal, in the Greenwich No. 3 Mine, July 16, 1915.)
Pescsarski, Jignea
(Polish Miner, ca.1915, Greenwich No. 3 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 28, single.);
(Injured. Hip dislocated by fall of roof while working at face, in the Greenwich No. 3 Mine, March 23, 1915.)
Pitcairn, Robert F.
(Superintendent, ca.1904, of the Greenwich No. 1, No. 2, No. 3, No. 4, & No. 6 Mines, Indiana Co., PA, for Greenwich Coal & Coke Company. Grant, PA.);
(Superintendent, ca.1905, ca.1906, of the Greenwich No. 4, No. 5 & No. 8 Mines, Indiana Co., PA, for Greenwich Coal & Coke Company, Latrobe, PA.)
Poncher, Taylor
(American Miner, Dumper ca.1916, Greenwich No. 5 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 48, married.);
(Injured.  Toe fractured and foot contused by a mine car on the slate dump.  Outside the Greenwich No. 5 Mine, April 25, 1916.)
Potacny, Josef
(Miner, ca. 1912, Starford Mines, Indiana Co., PA, Age 56, married, wife Annie Potacny, age 54, 2 children.);
(See also: Potocny, Yosef.)
Potocny, Yosef
(See:Potacny, Josef.)
Proch, Peter
(Miner, ca.1922, Starford Mines, Indiana Co., PA, Age 40, married, wife Rosie Proch, age 38, 8 children.)
[ Q ]
[ R ]
Racak, Mike
(Miner, ca.1909, Starford Mines, Indiana Co., PA, Age 24, married, wife Annie Racak, age 20, 1 child.);
(See also: Rasok, Mike.)
Rager, Sheridan H.
(American Miner, ca.1915, Greenwich No. 2 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 42, married, 6 children.);
(Killed. Killed by a fall of roof in the working place while undermining coal, in the Greenwich No. 2 Mine, March 22, 1915.)
Raney, David L.
(Miner, Laborer ca.1905, Greenwich Mines, Love Joy, Idiana Co., PA, married, wife Elizabeth Raney.)
Rasok, Mike
(See: Racak, Mike.)
Reed, William
(Superintendent, ca.1916, of the Greenwich No. 5 Mine & Greenwich No. 8 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, for Tunnel Coaling Company.);
(Superintendent, ca.1917, of the Greenwich No. 5 Mine & Greenwich No. 8 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, for Inland Coal Company.)
Resovski, Joseph
(Miner, ca.1915, Starford Mines, Indiana Co., PA, Age 40, married, wife Barbara Resovski, age 32, 6 children.)
Rigeway, John
(Miner, ca.1904, Greenwich Mines, Love Joy, Indiana Co., PA, married, wife Susan Rigeway.)
Risovsky, Martin
(Miner, ca.1909, Starford Mines, Indiana Co., PA, Age 25, married, wife Julia Risovsky, age 21, 1 child.)
Rosina, Cora
(Italian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1916, Greenwich No. 3 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 40, married.);
(Injured.  Ankle crushed between mine cars while dropping a mine car out of a room, in the Greenwich No. 3 Mine, Oct. 13, 1916.)
Rudy, Harman
(American Miner, ca.1915, Greenwich No. 2 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 33, single.);
(Injured. Scalp wound and two fingers smashed by fall of roof from slips at the working face, in the Greenwich No. 2 Mine, May 3, 1915.)
[ S ]
Sabe, Stefe
(Hungarian Miner, ca.1908, Greenwich No. 4 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 26, married.);
(Killed. Killed by a fall of coal in a room, in the Greenwich No. 4 Mine, December 29, 1908. He fired a shot and continued to undermine the coal.)
Saxman, C. W. , Jr.
(General Superintendent, ca.1905, Greenwich Coal & Coke Company, Greenwich No. 2, No. 3, No. 4, No. 5 & No. 8 Mines, Indiana Co., PA.)
Saxman, M. W.
(General Superintendent, ca.1906, Greenwich Coal Company, Larobe, PA, Greenwich Mines, Cambria & Indiana Cos., PA.)
Secardi, Joe
(Italian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1916, Greenwich No. 8 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 32, single.);
(Injured.  Clavicle fractured, limb contused and head lacerated by a fall of coal and roof at the face, in the Greenwich No. 8 Mine, May 6, 1916.)
Semichek, Joseph
(Slavonian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1904, Greenwich No. 2 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 45, married.);
(Injured.  Compound fracture of left leg by a fall of roof while taking out a small stump, in the Greenwich No. 2 Mine, Dec. 10, 1904.  Accident was due to a slip in the roof.)
Shaw, James A.
(Superintendent, ca.1904, of the Greenwich No. 1, No. 2, No. 3 Mines, Indiana Co., PA, for Greenwich Coal 7 Coke Company, Grant, PA.)
Sheaver, James
(Scotch Miner, Roller Man ca.1916, Greenwich No. 8 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 56, married.);
(Injured.  Compound fracture of the leg and two ribs broken.  Struck by the haulage rope on a curve when the rope sheave pulled out, in the Greenwich No. 8 Mine, March 11, 1916.)
Sickenberger, Ellsworth
(American Miner, Trip Rider ca.1917, Greenwich No. 8 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 30, married.);
(Injured.  Knee lacerated and knee cap injured.  Struck by a "T" rail that he was loading on an entry, in the Greenwich No. 8 Mine, July 19, 1917.)
Soleish, Andy
(Slavonian Miner, ca.1908, Greenwich No. 8 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 35, married.);
(Injured. Leg broken by loaded mine cars while dropping them back to clear switch, in the Greenwich No. 8 Mine, August 6, 1908.)
Sposit, Carlo
(Italian Miner, ca.1915, Greenwich No. 8 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 40, married.);
(Injured. Hands injured. Injured by a premature blast while in the act of charging the hole, in the Greenwich No. 8 Mine, November 17, 1915. With Pablato Criscillo.)
Stoker, Albert J.
(Miner, ca.1913, Greenwich Mines, Love Joy, Indiana Co., PA.);
(Passed his Examination for Mine Foreman, Second Grade ca.1913.  Certificate received ca.1913.)
[ T ]
Thomas, John
(Russian Miner, ca.1914, Greenwich No. 2 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 36, single.);
(Killed. Killed by fall of roof in pillar work in the Greenwich No. 2 Mine, November 28, 1914. His timber was set reasonably close to the face, but a smooth slip gave it a loose end to fall from.)
Toman, George
(Polish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1905, Greenwich No. 4 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 28, married.);
(Injured.  Leg broken by a loaded trip of mine cars while attempting to get on a running trip, in the Greenwich No. 4 Mine, Dec. 21, 1905.)
Tracey, James
(Miner, ca.1924, Starford Mines, Indiana Co., PA, Age 37, 2 children.)
Troby, Charles
(Slavonian Miner, ca.1913, Greenwich No. 2 Mine, Indiana Co., PA.);
(Prosecuted for Violations of the Mining Laws: Charge: Undermining coal without securing it with sprags or otherwise. Entered plea of guilty and was sentenced to pay a fain of $25.00 and costs and undergo imprisonment for three months in the county jail, September 4, 1913.)
Trun, Frank
(Miner, ca.1905, Greenwich Mines, Starford, Indiana Co., PA, married, wife Annie Trun.)
[ U ]
[ V ]
[ W ]
Wardnary, N.
(Italian Miner, ca.1907, Greenwich No. 4 Mine, Indiana Co., PA, Age 24, single.);
(Killed. Fatally injured while mining heading, in the Greenwich No. 4 Mine, December 2, 1907. He threw himself back to avoid piece of falling slate and struck his head against track, breaking his neck. He lived about two days after the accident.)
Watkins, George
(American miner, ca.1914, Greenwich No. 2, Indiana Co., PA, Age 47, married, 2 children.);
(Killed. Killed by fall of roof in the Greenwich No. 2 Mine, October 9, 1914. He entered his neighbor’s working place and picked up an ax and knocked out a certain prop that he thought was too close to the road line, without making an examination of the roof above when a piece of roof fell.)
Wincluze, Moltes
(Italian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1904, Greenwich No. 1 Mine, Cambria Co., PA, Age 29, single.);
(Injured.  Leg broken by a fall of slate.  He failed to secure it, in the Greenwich No. 1 Mine, Dec. 4, 1904.)
[ X ]
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Young, F. S.
(Miner, ca.1904, Greenwich Mines, Love Joy, Indiana Co., PA, married, wife Annie Young.);
(Lived in Love Joy, Pa, ca.1904.)
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History of the Greenwich Mines, Lancashire No. 18 Mine,
Shanktown, Starford, Lovejoy, Green Twp., Indiana Co., PA
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