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Coal Miners Memorial
Carrier Mine,

Summerville,
Colver Twp.,
Jefferson County,
Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

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

Compiled & Edited by
Raymond A. Washlaski

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

Updated Jan. 14, 2010

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that Worked the
Carrier Mine


Following is a partial list of the miners, mine employees and company store employees that worked the Carrier Mine, Summerville, Colver Twp., Jefferson 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.
Can you add additional Coal Miner's names to this Coal Miners Memorial Honor Roll? e-mail   "The Old Miner" Editor
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
CARRIER MINE
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Carrier, C. E.
(General Superintendent, ca.1904, ca.1905, Carrier Brothers Company, Summerville, PA, Carrier Mine, Jefferson Co., PA.);
(Superintendent, ca.1904, ca.1905, ca.1906, of the Carrier Mine, Jefferson Co., PA, for Carrier Brothers Company, Summerville, PA.)
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Mendenhall, John
(American Miner, Pick Miner ca.1906, Carrier Mine, Jefferson Co., PA, Age 56, married.);
(Injured.  Arm fractured by a fall of roof slate, in the Carrier Mine, July 7, 1906.)
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Pierce, Henry
(American Miner Boy, Coal Loader ca.1904, Carrier Mine, Jefferson Co., PA, Age 17, single.);
(Injured.  Three ribs broken; crushed between mine cars and a coal pillar, in the Carrier Mine, March 2, 1904.)
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Wallwork, Samuel
(Superintendent, ca.1912, of the Carrier Mine, Summerville, Jefferson Co., PA, for Samuel Wallwork Company, Summerville, PA.)
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