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The Mammoth Mine Disaster, January 27, 1891, 107 Miners Killed, Mammoth, PA

History of the Mammoth Mines, Mammoth, Mt. Pleasant Twp., Westmoreland Co., PA

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Mammoth No. 1 Mine & Coke Works
(Mammoth Shaft Mine),
Mammoth No. 2 Mine & Coke Works
(Mammoth Slope Mine),

Mammoth,
Mt. Pleasant Township,
Westmoreland County,
Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that mined the Bituminous Coal seams of the Mammoth No. 1  & No. 2 Mines & Coke Works, Mammoth, Mt. Pleasant Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Compiled & Edited by
Raymond A. Washlaski

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

Updated Oct. 8, 2010

Coal Miners that Worked the
Mammoth No. 1 & No. 2 Mines & Coke Works


Following is a partial list of the miners, coke workers, mine employees and company store employees that worked the Mammoth No. 1 Mine & Coke Works and Mammoth No. 2 Mine & Coke Works, Mammoth, Mt. Pleasant Twp, Westmoreland 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
MAMMOTH MINES & COKE WORKS
[ A ]
Adam, Marein
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Adams, Ellis
(American Miner, Company Man ca.1913, Mammoth Shaft Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 23, single.);
(Killed.  Instantly killed by an air locomotive on an entry, in the Mammoth Shaft Mine, Nov. 28, 1913.)
Adams, Iruh F.
(Miner, ca.1921, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Gladys Matthews Adams.)
Adams, Martin
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Adzima, Andrew
(Miner, ca.1926, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married.);
(Killed.  Killed by a fall of slate, in the Mammoth Mines, March 25, 1926.)
Auter, Fritz
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
[ B ]
Ballock, Steve
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.);
(See also: Ballush, Stephen.)
Ballush, Stephen
(Miner, ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.);
(See also: Ballock, Steve;  Brulan, Stefan.)
Bafik, John
(Miner, ca.1916, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Elizabeth Matesko Bafik.)
Bardu, Michael
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Bendig, Joseph
(Miner, ca.1904, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Anna Meshanko Bendig.)
Bene, John
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.);
(See also: Bener, John.)
Bener, John
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.);
(See also: Bene, John.)
Berry, Jonas
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.);
(See also: Bery, John.)
Bery, John(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.);
(See also: Berry, John.)
Beverage, John
(Miner, Roadman ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Beveridge, George J.
(Miner, ca.1917, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Passed his examination for Fire Boss, ca.1917.  Received his Certificate ca.1917.)
Bizup, William
(Miner, ca.1915, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Rose Burma Bizup.)
Blain, John
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed. Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas Explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Buried in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Blaur, John
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, married.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Blismar, Andy
(Slovanian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1913, Mammoth Shaft Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 49, married.);
(Injured. Chest squeezed between mine car and mine post at the face of a pillar, in the Mammoth Shaft Mine, Dec. 19, 1913.)
Blissman, Andrew
(Miner, ca.1907, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Anna Lesney Blissman.)
Blythstone, Harry
(Miner, Mule Driver ca.1898, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 21, single.);
(Injured.  Hip dislocated by being caught between mine wagons, in the Mammoth Mine, Apr. 30, 1898.)
Blystone, Jacob
(Miner, ca.1926, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA.)
Blystone, Kenneth
(Miner, ca.1922, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Irene Shaffer Blystone.)
Bobeck, John
(Polish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1908, Mammoth Shaft Mine "Mammoth No. 1 Mine", Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 48, married, 2 children.);
(Killed.  Instantly killed by fall of roof at the face of a pillar, while knocking down coal, in the Mammoth Shaft Mine, Feb. 17, 1908.)
Boles, James
(Miner, Roadman ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Bortneck, John
(Slavonian Miner, Company Man ca.1913, Mammoth Shaft Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 32, married.);
(Injured.  Collar bone broken. Caught between a mine car and an entry rib, in the Mammoth Shaft Mine, Oct. 4, 1913.)
Botsko, George
(Slavonian Miner, Company Man ca.1909, Mammoth Slope Mine "Mammoth No. 2 Mine", Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 21, married.);
(Injured. Leg broken by being caught in a coil of rope, in the Mammoth Slope Mine, July 28, 1909.)
Bowman, Mr.
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891)
Bramon, Martin
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mamoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, married.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.);
(See also: Brenner, Martin.)
Brenner, Martin
(See: Bramon, Martin.)
Brinyard, George
(See: Bromyard, George.)
Bromyard, George
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, married.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.) ;
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.);
(See also: Brinyard, George.)
Bromyard, John
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Buried in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.)
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Brown, David P.
(Miner, Mine Foreman ca.1898, Mammoth Shaft Mine & Mammoth Slope Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.)
Brown, Thomas
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed. Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Burlan, Shafan
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.);
(See also: Ballush, Stephen.)
Burchall, William
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 2 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, married.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891);
(Buried at Latrobe, PA)
Burkey, Chauncy
(Miner, ca.1905, Mammoth Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Passed his examination for Mine Foreman First Grade ca.1905, received his certificate.)
Busch, John
(Miner, ca.1921, Mammoth Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Esther Sams Busch.)
[ C ]
Call, Martin
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Campbell, J. W.
(Miner, Fire Boss ca.1910, Mammoth Shaft Mine "Mammoth No. 1 Mine," Westmoreland Co., PA);
(Prosecuted for Violations of the Mining Laws ca.1910:  Information was made against J.W. Campbell, a fire boss in the employ of the H.C. Frick Coke Company at Mammoth Shaft Mine, charged with neglect of duty in that he did not examine every working place, without exception, and did not leave at the face and side of the same evidence of his presence in that part of said mine which he was employed to examine; and further, for not having performed his duties as fire boss, as he came out and reported the mine to be safe.  He was given a hearing on July 15 and held for Court. Defendant entered a plea of guilty and was sentenced to pay a fine of $5.00 and costs.  As required by Section 2 Article XVI of te Act of May 15, 1893, a petition was presented to the Court of Common Pleas of Westmoreland County to withdraw the fire boss certificate of the said J.W. Campbell.  The Court directed that his fire boss certificate be withdrawn for a period of three months.)
Capo, John
(See: Chappo, John.)
Casper, Martin
(Slavonian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1901, Mammoth Slope Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 26, married, 1 child.);
(Killed.  Instantly killed by a fall of roof, in the Mammoth Slope Mine, Dec. 5, 1901.);
(Mammoth Slope Mine, Dec. 5, 1901, Martin Casper, Miner, killed instantly by a fall of roof.  Victim was employed drawing a rib and on the evening previous he had prepared the place for a roof fall, but did not draw the posts, perhaps hoping it would crush down during the night, but it did not.  In the morning Casper attempted to cut some more frm the coal stump and did not place any posts, and the roof falling suddenly caught him.)
Cerne, Frank
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Chapo, John
(See: Chappo, John.)
Chappo, John
(Miner, Coke Puller ca.1910-1940's, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, Married.);
(Moved to Norvelt, PA.);
(See also: Chapo, John;  Capo, John.)
Chappo, Joseph
(Miner, Coke Puller  & Mason ca.1930's, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Son of John Chappo.)
Charensky, Andrew
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, married.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of 1891.)
Chesmar, Steve
(Slavonian Miner, Coke Works Employee ca.1914, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 42, married, 3 children.);
(Killed.  Fatally injured by falling a distance of 5 1/2 feet on to the railroad coke track while stepping on a plank that had been laid on the wharf walls for crossing the track, outside at the Mammoth Mine Coke Works, Dec. 26, 1914.  Died 2 days afterwards.)
Chongon, Jacob
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of 1891.)
Chum, James
(Miner, Laborer ca.1892, Mammoth Shaft Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 41, married.);
(Killed.   Instantly killed by the hoisting cage;  he was putting mine wagons off the cage, and in trying to cross the cage to the full side he was caught under the chin and carried between the hoisting cage and the side of the shaft to the top;  when he reached there he was choked to death.  He had been warned not to cross the cage, as there was a traveling way on the side of the shaft, in the Mammoth Shaft Mine, May 2, 1892.)
Chunk, James
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of 1891.)
Clingerman, W. H.
(General Superintendent, ca.1905, ca.1906, ca.1912, H.C. Frick Coke Company, Scottdale, PA, Mammoth Shaft Mine & Mammoth Slope Mine.)
Cole, C. S.
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No.  1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, married.);
(Killed. Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of 1891.)
Coll, Charles J.
(Superintendent, ca.1898, of the Mammoth Shaft & Mammoth Slope Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, for H.C. Frick Coke Company, Scottdale, PA.)
Comas, Stephen
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No.  1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of 1891.)
Conlin, Robert J.
(Miner, ca.1913, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Passed Examination for Assistant Mine Foreman, ca.1913. Received certificate.)
Cosic, John
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of 1891.)
Costie, Micheal
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, married.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of 1891.)
Coulson, Andrew
(Miner, ca.1910, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Mary Vasilik Coulson.)
Crum, Jesse, Jr.
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Buried in Fairview Cemetery.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of 1891.)
Crum, Oliver
(Miner, ca.1926, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA.)
Cunningham, William
(Miner, ca.1901, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Elizabeth Mullen Cunningham.)
[ D ]
Daraj, Jos.
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Darling, John
(Hungarian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1890, Mammoth Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 40, married, with children.);
(Killed.  Killed in a heavy slate fall, in the Mammoth Mine, Aug. 1, 1890.  [from the "Connellsville Courier," Aug. 22, 1890.].)
Dast, Josef
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Dechwin, Michael
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine explosion, January 27, 1891);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891)
Depsa, James
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Dipte, Joseph
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Dobrodski, John
(Slavonian Miner, Mammoth Shaft Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 42, married.);
(Injured.  Severely injured by a fall of roof, sustained a broken jaw, scalp wound and some bruises about the body, in the Mammoth Shaft Mine, June 6, 1900.)
Donitz, Frank
(Polish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1904, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 34, single.);
(Killed.  Killed instantly by falling mine roof, in the Mammoth Shaft Mine "Mammoth No. 1 Mine", March 17, 1904.)
Donitzon, Samuel
(Polish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1904, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 24, married, 1 child.);
(Killed.  Killed instantly by mine cars in Mammoth Shaft Mine "Mammoth No.1 Mine", May 5, 1904.)
Dore, Joseph
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, married);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.);
(See also: Dornick, Josef.)
Dorn, John V.
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.);
(See also: Van Doran, John;  could possibly by the same man.)
Dornick, Josef
(See: Dore, Joseph.)
Downs, Thomas
(Miner, Fire Boss ca.1910, Mammoth Shaft Mine "Mammoth No. 1 Mine", Westmoreland Co., PA);
(Prosecuted for Violations of the Mining Laws, ca.1910:  Information was made against Thomas Downs fire boss at the Mammoth Shaft Mine of the H.C. Frick Coke Company, charged with neglect of duty as fire bass, in that he came out of said mine and reported his sections safe and allowed the miners and other persons employed therein to enter before part of the mine had been examined and reported safe.  On Sept. 9, 1910, the Grand Jury found a true bill against him.  He pleaded guilty, the Court sentenced him to pay a fine of $5.00 and costs.)
Doyle, John
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Doyle, Teddy
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Driantrick, Jone
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Drill, F. K.
(Superintendent, of the Mammoth Shaft Mine & Mammoth Slope Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, ca.1909, ca.1912, ca.1913, ca.1916, for H. C. Frick Coke Company, Scottdale, PA.)
Dryden, J. W.
(Miner, ca.1926, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA.)
Dufallen, John
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, married.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Durieus, Marius
(Miner, ca.1909, Mammoth Slope Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Prosecuted for Violations of the Mining Laws:  October 28, 1909, information was made against Marius Durieus, charged with taking matches and smoker's articles into the Mammoth Slope Mine of the H.C.Frick Coke Company.  Defendent entered a plea of guilty.  The Court sentenced him to pay a fine of five dollars and costs.)
Dushoe, Joseph
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
[ E ]
Eaton, James
(Miner, Mining Boss ca.1892, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA.)
Eaton, John, Jr.
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
(Buried at Ridge Church Cemetery.)
Eaton, John
(Miner, Pit Boss ca.1891, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Miner, Mining-Boss ca.1892, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA.)
Elmo, Daniel
(Miner, ca.1917, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Mary Mikolay Elmo.)
Elsbory, Robert
(American Miner Boy, Trapper Boy ca.1903, Mammoth No. 2 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 16, single.);
(Killed.  Fatally injured by mine cars, in the Mammoth Slope Mine "Mammoth No. 2 Mine", Sept. 29, 1903.);
(September 29, Mammoth Slope Mine, Robert Elsbory, trapper, was fatally injured.  He was employed trapping and was riding between the two front mine cars in company with the mule driver, Peter Lawson.  The front car jumped from the track and Elsbory was caught between the two mine cars, receiving injuries from which he died the next day.)
Evancho, Michael J.
(Miner, ca.1917, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Passed his examination for Fire Boss, ca.1917.  Received his Certificate ca.1917.)
Evans, Hugh
(Welsh Miner, Company Man ca.1906, Mammoth Slope Mine "Mammoth No. 2 Mine", Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 50, married.);
(Injured.  Leg injured by mine car, in the Mammoth Slope Mine, May 13, 1906.)
Ezela, Znru
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
[ F ]
Feedor, Andy
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Feeny, Frank
(Miner, Mine Laborer ca.1898, Mammoth Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 34, married.);
(Injured.  Slightly injured about the face and head by a fall of slate, in the Mammoth Mine, May 11, 1898.)
Figler, John
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Fisher, Michael
(Slavonian Miner, Laborer ca.1905, Mammoth No. 2 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 21, single.);
(Rib Broken by mine cars, in the Mammoth Slope Mine, "Mammoth No. 2 Mine", May 19, 1905.)
Fitznewell, Mr.
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Forish, Joseph M.
(Miner Boy, Mule Driver, started at age 9, driving the mules that dumped the slate wagons at the slate dump, Miner, later Joseph Forish worked as a miner, at Mammoth Shaft Mine, "Mammoth No. 1 Mine", Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Miner, ca.1903, Mammoth Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Pearl Kopcho Forish.)
Foswels, Simeon
(Polish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1906, Mammoth Shaft Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 41, married.);
(Injured.  Both legs broken by a fall of slate, in Mammoth Shaft Mine, Feb. 13, 1906.)
Frank, Charles B.
(Superintendent, of the Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, ca.1892, ca.1894 for H. C. Frick Coke Company.)
Frena, John
(Miner, ca.1912, Mammoth Shaft Mine "Mammoth No. 1 Mine", Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Catherine Kendi Frena.)
Fultz, Willaim Gould
(Miner, ca.1914, Mammoth Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Mary Baker Fultz.)
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Gagata, Joseph
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Buried in Scottdale Cemetery.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Gasper, Peter
(Slavonian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1914, Mammoth Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 42, married.);
(Injured.  Body and face injured by a fall of slate at the face of a pillar, in the Mammoth Mine, June 9, 1914.)
Gneskey, Ludwick
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Goodman, David
(Miner, Mule Driver ca.1898, Mammoth Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.)
Gordon, Daniel "Danny"
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, married.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Son-in-law of William Snaith, who was also killed.);
(Buried in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Grarts, Mike
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Gtawat, Anton
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Gusky, Mike
(See: Gustie, Michael.)
Gustie, Michael
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.);
(See also: Gusky, Mike.)
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Hacinsky, Mike
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Hamya, George
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Haladyna, Samuel
(Miner, ca.1906, Mammoth Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Mary Haladyna.)
Haragos, Joseph
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Harmek, James
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Harmesky, John
(Slavonian Miner Boy, Trip Rider ca.1910, Mammoth Shaft Mine "Mammoth No. 1 Mine", Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 18, single);
(Injured.  Ankle sprained.  Caught his foot between two rail ties when he jumped from moving trip of mine cars on main entry, in the Mammoth Shaft Mine, Sept. 30, 1910.)
Hartoss, John
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Hauger, William
(American Miner, Company Man, Pumpman ca.1903, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 33, married, 2 children.);
(Killed.  Killed instantly by dilly trip of mine cars, in Mammoth Shaft "Mammoth No. 1 Mine", May 26, 1903.);
(May 26, Mammoth Shaft Mine, William Hauger, pumpman, was killed instantly. He was employed to attend to the several pumps about the mine.  He had been down at the No. 6 flat and was on his way traveling out towards the shaft and stopped to assist the boy to change the dilly line connections, so that the next trip would go to No. 4 flat.  They heard mine cars coming and realizing that the loaded trip had broken loose and was coming back down the grade, Hauger started to run up the flat toward the traveling way.  The switch being turned for the flat, the mine cars turned into the flat also and were wrecked upon the curve, and Hauger was caught between the mine cars.)
Hausele, Charles G.
(Miner, ca.1914, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Passed his Examination for Mine Fire Boss, received certificate, ca.1914.)
Hausele, Joseph M.
(Miner, ca.1919, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Lydia Brantner Hausele.)
Henschel, Charles
(Miner, ca.1926, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA.)
Hilson, Gerhart
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, married.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.);
(See also: Hilson, Gurtude.)
Hilson, Gurtude
(See: Hilson, Gerhart.)
Hillson, Garrett
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Holoman, John
(Miner, ca.1899, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Anna Mayher Holoman.)
Hosek, Andrew
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, married.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Howan, Walenstef
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Hunker, William
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, married.);
(Killed. Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.);
(This could be the same man as William Hunter listed below.);
(See also: Hunter, William.)
Hunter, William
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed. Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(His body was taken to Greensburg, and buried by the Pleasant Unity Lodge of Knights of Pythias.);
(This could be the same man as William Hunker listed above.);
(See also: Hunker, William.)
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Huntley, T. A.
(Miner, ca.1926, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA.)
Huranel, Joseph
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, married.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
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James, John
(Miner, Mule Driver ca.1889, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 39, married.);
(Injured.  He was seriously injured by being crushed between the mine wagon and a rib, in the Mammoth Mine, Oct. 7, 1889.)
Jennechtchuck, Steven
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
John, Mike
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Johnson, John
(American Miner, Mule Driver ca.1900, Mammoth Shaft Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 23, married.);
(Injured.  Hand cut and legs bruised by falling under mine cars, in the Mammoth Shaft Mine, July 7, 1900.);
(See also: Johnston, John;  this could possibly be the same man.)
Johnston, John
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.);
(See also: Johnson, John; this could posibly be the same man.)
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Katmarchick, Andrew
(Slavonian Miner Boy, Coke Drawer ca.1901, Mammoth Slope Mine [Mammoth No. 2 Mine], Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 19, single.);
(Killed.  Instantly killed by being run over by the coke oven larries on the coke oven charging track, outside the Mammoth Slope Mine, Nov. 2, 1901.);
(Mammoth Slope Mine, Nov. 2, 1901, Andrew Katmarchick, Coke Drawer, killed instantly by being run over by the larries on the coke oven track.  Victim went upon top of the ovens to keep warm, and must have been sleeping upon the larry track for as the charging engine was making the first trip at 6 A.M., it being dark and foggy, he was not seen until his body was discovered.)
Kearns, Thomas
(English Miner, Railroad Car Shifter ca.1905, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 23, single.);
(Injured.  Four fingers cut off by coke cars, outside the Mammoth Mine, Oct. 9, 1905.)
Kearns, Thomas
(Miner, ca.1926, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA.)
Keighley, Fred C.
(Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, Superintendent, ca.1891, for H.C. Frick Coke Company, he was Superintendent during the Mammoth Mine Disaster, ca.1891.);
(Mr. Keighley was formerly a Mine Inspector in the Fayette District.)
Kendi, John
(Miner, ca.1910, ca.1922, ca.1930's, Mammoth Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Sophia Robba Kendi.)
Kennedy, O. W.
(General Superintendent, ca.1900, ca.1901, ca.1903, H.C. Frick Coke Company, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, Westmoreland Co., PA.)
Kerky, Frank
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Kerky, Martin
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Kissell, Andrew
(Miner, ca.1914, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Veronica Kunitz Kissell.)
Kokorak, Mike
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Koloblorin, Mike
(Miner, Mine Laborer ca.1898, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 25, single.);
(Injured.  Scalp wounded, and injured internally; caught under the hoisting cage, while crossing shaft bottom, in the Mammoth Mine, Nov. 2, 1898.)
Kora, Walent
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Korabbin, John
(See: Korablin, John.)
Korablin, John
(Slav. Miner, Pick Miner ca.1898, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 43, married, 4 children.);
(Killed.  Fatally injured by being caught between a mine post and a mine wagon while moving the mine wagon in his place of work, in the Mammoth Mine, Aug. 23, 1898. The accident occurred on Aug. 23d, and at the time it was not considered serious.  However, his injuries took a dangerous turn and he died on Oct. 5th, 1898.);
(See also: Korabbin, John.)
Kosinsky, Michael
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891)
Koslosky, Andrew
(Miner, 1907, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Theresa Koslosky.)
Koster, Valen
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Kostyo, Andras
(Miner, Mammoth Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.  He also worked at United Mine, ca.1915-1930 & Carpentertown Mine ca.1940-1950, Westmoreland Co., PA.)
Kowlishick, Mike
(Polish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1906, Mammoth Slope Mine "Mammoth No. 2 Mine", Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 28, single.);
(Killed.  Killed instantly by fall of slate, in the Mammoth Slope Mine, May 11, 1906.);
(May 11, 1906, Joe Piliner, Polish, driver, Mike Kowlishick, Polish, miner, and Andy Mishick, Polish, miner, were killed at Mammoth Slope Mine by a fall of slate.  Upon investigating this accident I found that Piliner was employed as a driver, and while removing a loaded mine car from Mishick's working place, he observed that Mishick was preparing to make a roof fall.  Piliner volunteered to make the fall and began knocking out the posts.  After removing the posts he commenced to cut a coal stump that was supporting the slate.  Ehen he had nearly completed cutting the stump it broke down, and a portion of the slate fell upon him.  He called for help, and Mishick and Mike Kowlishick, who were working nearby, ran to his assistance, and were in the act of removing him from beneath the slate when the remainder of the slate fell killing the three.)
Koza, Valentine
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.);
(See also: Kozig, Valentine.)
Kozak, Joseph
(Miner, ca.1911, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Barbara Kozak.)
Kozig, Valentine
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.);
(See also: Koza, Valentine.)
Krupinski, Rev. Michael
(Polish Pastor of St. Stanislaus Polish Church in Mammoth, Westmoreland Co., PA, ca.1909.)
Kugel, John
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Kuhn, John
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, married.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion ,January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Kukuk, Otto
(Miner, Fire Boss ca.1910, Mammoth Shaft Mine "Mammoth No. 1 Mine", Westmoreland Co., PA);
(Prosecuted for Violations of the Mining Laws, ca.1910:  Information was made against Otto Kukuk fire boss at the Mammoth Shaft Mine of the H.C. Frick Coke Company, charged with neglect of duty as fire bass, in that he came out of said mine and reported his sections safe and allowed the miners and other persons employed therein to enter before part of the mine had been examined and reported safe.  On Sept. 9, 1910, the Grand Jury found a true bill against him.  He pleaded guilty, the Court sentenced him to pay a fine of $5.00 and costs.)
Kuntz, John
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Kuntz, L. D.
(American Miner Mule Driver ca.1901, Mammoth Shaft Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 22, single.);
(Injured.  Collar bone fractured by mine cars, in the Mammoth Shaft Mine, Aug. 10, 1901.)
Kwak, John
(Miner, ca.1923, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Charlotte Wilson Kwak.)
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Laheta, Valentin
(Slovak Miner, ca.1909, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA.)
Lahetta, Steve
(Slavonian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1909, Mammoth Shaft Mine "Mammoth No. 1 Mine", Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 36, married.);
(Injured.  Leg broken by fall of slate at the face of a pillar, in the Mammoth Shaft Mine "Mammoth No. 1 Mine", Feb. 12, 1909.)
Lawson, Alex
(Miner, ca.1906, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Passed his examination for Mine Foreman, Second Grade ca.1904, Received his certificate ca.1906.)
Lawson, Peter
(Miner, Mule Driver ca.1903, Mammoth Slope Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.)
Lazell, Ottawa
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, married.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Buried in Dawson, PA.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891)
Lazelle, Arthur C.
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, married.);
(Killed. Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.);
(See also: Lazzelle, Arthur C.)
Lazzelle, Arthur C.
(See: Lazelle, Arthur C.)
Lemel, Louis
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Leptic, Warren
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Lewis, Louis
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Lewis, William
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Liptoe, Frank
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Liptoe, Valentine
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, married.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion ,January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Lohr, John
(Miner, ca.1892, Visitor to the Bridgeport Mine, Fayette Co., PA, resided in Mammoth, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 40, married.);
(Killed.  Crushed by the hoisting cage in the Bridgeport Mine, Aug. 29, 1892.  [from "The Connellsville Courier," Sept. 2, 1892.].)
Loughner, Edwin
(Miner, ca.1924, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Vernie May Hall Loughner.)
Lovas, Andrew
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Lukosh, Michael
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, married.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Lunk, August, Jr.
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Lynch, Clay F.
(General Superintendent, ca.1916, ca.1917, H.C. Frick Coke Company, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA.)
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Magyor, John
(Miner, ca.1906, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Susan Jobuck [Jobock] Magyor.)
Mahallick, John
(Austrian Miner, Roadman ca.1916, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 39, married, 8 children.);
(Killed.  Instantly killed by falling down the mine shaft, at the Mammoth Mine, Jan. 22, 1916.)
Mahoney, Thomas
(Irish Miner, Rope Rider (Trip Rider) ca.1898, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 28, married, 2 children.);
(Killed.  Instantly killed by being run over by a trip of empty mine wagons on the haulage road, in the Mammoth Mine, April 1, 1898.  Mahoney was considered a very careful man and had been employed as a trip rider about two years.);
(See also: Maloney, Thomas.)
Malia, Joseph
(Superintendent, ca.1917, of the Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, for H.C. Frick Coke Company.);
(Miner, ca.1926, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA.)
Maloney, Thomas
(See: Mahoney, Thomas.)
Marks, Domer L.
(Miner, ca.1920, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Emma L. Baker Marks.)
Matasyoyak, Mike
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Matoko, George
(Slavonian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1907, Mammoth No. 2 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 45, married.);
(Injured.  Head bruised and hip bone fractured by fall of slate at face, in the Mammoth Slope Mine, June 9, 1907.)
Mayer, Jacob
(See: Myers, Jacob.)
Mazur, Joseph
(Miner, ca.1912, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Anna Vida Mazur.)
McCreary, Harry
(Superintendent ca.1889, of the Mammoth Nos. 1 & 2 Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, for H.C. Frick Coke Company.)
McDade, Patrick
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1898, Mammoth Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Injured.  Squeezed between a rib and a mine car, in the Manmmoth Mine, Jan. 4, 1898.  [from the "Connellsville Courier," Connellsville, PA, Jan. 14, 1898.].)
McDonald, John
(Miner, Foreman ca.1895, ca.1897, Mammoth Slope Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 45, married, 8 children.);
(Killed.  According to "The Courier," Connellsville, PA he was found dead on the slope of Mammoth Mine on Monday Aug. 2, 1897.);
(He was previously a Foreman for many years at Rainey's Moyer works. Killed at Mammoth, Aug. 2, 1897. Struck by trip on the haulage road. Interred at Hill Grove Cemetery.  [from the "Connellsville Courier," Connellsville, PA, Aug. 6, 1897.].)
McMurray, William
(Miner, Trackman ca.1898, Mammoth Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Injured.  Injured at Mammoth Mine, Dec. 12, 1898, leg broken by a haulage rope.  [from "The Connellsville Courier," Connellsville, PA, Dec. 16, 1898.].);
(See also: McMurry, Wm.)
McMurry, Wm.
(Miner, Mine Laborer ca.1898, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 35, married.);
(Injured.  Thigh broken by being struck by the haulage rope on a curve, in the Mammoth Mine, Dec. 9, 1898.);
(See also: McMurray, William.)
McMurry, Wm.
(Miner, ca.1903, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Passed his Examination for Mine Foreman, First Grade, ca.1903, received his certificate ca.1903.);
(See also: McMurry, Wm.;  Murray, William.)
McWade, P. A.
(Miner, Mule Driver ca.1898, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 30, married.);
(Injured.  Injured internally; he was squeezed between a mine and a coal pillar, in the Mammoth Mine, Jan. 10, 1898.)
Mehallick, John
(Austrian Miner, Roadman ca.1916, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 39, married, 8 children.);
(Killed. Instantly killed by falling down the mine shaft, at the Mammoth Shaft Mine, Jan. 22, 1916.)
Mellors, George
(Miner, ca.1920, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Stella Reese Mellors.);
(Brother of Joseph Mellors.)
Mellors, Joseph
(Miner, ca.1913, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Eva McCurdy Mellors.);
(Brother of George Mellors.)
Mellors, William
(Miner, ca.1918, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Bertha Pearl Blystone Mellors.);
(Killed.  Killed in a mining accident, in the Mammoth Mines, ca.1918.)
Meyers, Jacob
(See: Myers, Jacob.)
Milon, Martin
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1908, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Susan Nehilla Milon.)
Mischick, Andrew Martin
(Slovanian Miner, Blacksmith, Pick Miner ca.1909, Mammoth Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Pauline Margaret Kocis Mischick ca.1910.);
(Immigrated from Hubosovce [near Presov], Saris, Slovakia.);
(Brother of John Mischick.);
(Relocated to Farrell, Mercer Co., Pa  during the 1910-11 miner's strike.);
(Relocated to Greenville, Mercer Co., West Salem Twp, Pa.)
Mischick, John
(Slovanian Miner, ca.1909, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Immigrated from Hubosovce [near Presov], Saris, Slovakia.);
(Brother of Andrew Mischick.);
(Returned to his home in Hubosovce, Slovakia in the fall of 1910.)
Mishick, Andy
(Polish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1906, Mammoth Slope Mine "Mammoth No. 2 Mine", Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 47, married, 5 children.);
(Killed.  Killed instantly by fall of slate, in the Mammoth Slope Mine, May 11, 1906.);
(May 11, 1906, Joe Piliner, Polish, driver, Mike Kowlishick, Polish, miner, and Andy Mishick, Polish, miner, were killed at Mammoth Slope Mine by a fall of slate.  Upon investigating this accident I found that Piliner was employed as a driver, and while removing a loaded mine car from Mishick's working place, he observed that Mishick was preparing to make a roof fall.  Piliner volunteered to make the fall and began knocking out the posts.  After removing the posts he commenced to cut a coal stump that was supporting the slate.  When he had nearly completed cutting the stump it broke down, and a portion of the slate fell upon him.  He called for help, and Mishick and Mike Kowlishick, who were working nearby, ran to his assistance, and were in the act of removing him from beneath the slate when the remainder of the slate fell killing the three.)
Mizikar, John
(Miner, ca.1935, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Mary Seni Mizikar.)
Mokrajhaski, John
(Miner, ca.1909, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Rosalia Mokrajhaski.)
Moore, Wilbert
(American Miner, Mule Driver ca.1903, Mammoth No. 2 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 21, married.);
(Injured. Shoulder injured by mine cars, in the Mammoth Slope Mine "Mammoth No. 2 Mine", May 26, 1903.)
Muar, John
(Assistant Mining Boss, ca.1892, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA.)
Murin, Pavel
(Slovak Miner, ca.1909, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA.)
Murphy, James
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(His body was taken to Greensburg, and buried by the Pleasant Unity Lodge of Knights of Pythias.)
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Myers, Delmar
(American Miner, Rib Boss ca.1912, Mammoth Shaft Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 27, single.);
(Killed. Fatally injured by a fall of slate at the face of a pillar while directing workmen how to make a fall, in the Mammoth Shaft Mine, Nov. 9, 1912.)
Myers, Harrison John
(Miner, ca.1922, ca.1926, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Pearl Blystone Myers.)
Myers, Jacob
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.);
(Buried at Ridge Church Cemetery.);
(See also: Mayer, Jacob;  Meyers, Jacob.)
Myers, William Mellors
(Miner, ca.1918, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Bertha Pearl Blystone Myers.)
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Nassot, George
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Nemitz, Joseph
(Polish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1909, Mammoth Shaft Mine 'Mammoth No. 1 Mine", Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 28, married, 2 children.);
(Killed. Fatally injured.  He attempted to jump on a moving mine trip and fell under the mine cars, on  the entry, in the Mammoth Shaft Mine, Sept. 6, 1909.)
Newell, Miles
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Newell, N. Pritz "Prez."
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891);
(Buried in Fairview Cemetery.)
Newhouse, Paul J.
(Miner, ca.early 1950's, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA.)
Nock, Andrew
(Miner, ca.1913, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Anna Moses Nock.)
Novitsky, John
(Miner, ca.1906, ca.1917, ca.1930's, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Mary Denis Novitsky.)
Novotu, John
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Nupan, Andrew
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
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O' Brockto, James
(Polish Miner, Mule Driver ca.1904, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 21, single.);
(Injured. Foot bruised by mine cars, in the Mammoth Shaft Mine "Mammoth No. 1 Mine", June 2, 1904.)
Okulaw, Stephen
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, married.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Olena, John
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.);
(See also: Olenk, John.)
Olenk, John
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.);
(See also: Olena, John.)
Ondrako, Michael J.
(Miner, ca.1910, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Molly Henschel Ondrako.)
Overly, H. S.
(Miner, Mining Boss ca.1889, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA.)
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Pambarantch, Mike
(Russian Miner, Company Man ca.1910, Mammoth Slope Mine "Mammoth No. 2 Mine", Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 36, married.);
(Injured.  Injured, leg broken by fall of slate at face of entry, in the Mammoth Slope Mine, March 2, 1910.)
Pancoe, Micheal
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, married.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Panizzo, John
(Italian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1897, Mammoth Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 35, married, 2 children.);
(Injured.  Injured in the Mammoth Mine, a mine wagon ran off of the track and pinned him against a rib. Right leg broken, in the Mammoth Mine, Oct. 7, 1897. [from the "Connellsville Courier," Connellsville, PA, Oct. 8, 1897.].)
Pareker, Andrew
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No.1  Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Patchel, Samuel
(Slavonian Miner, Watchman ca.1916, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 40, married, 6 children.);
(Killed.  Fatally injured by falling off the trestle on the coke ovens larry track.  Outside the Mammoth Mine, June 6, 1916.)
Pavel, Michael
(Miner, ca.1916, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Mary Kmetz Pavel.)
Peatsko, Steve
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Peffer, George E.
(Miner, ca.1922, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Nellie Weir Peffer.)
Peffer, Jacob L.
(Miner, ca.1923, Mine Boss, for H.C. Frick Coke Company, Scottdale, PA, Mammoth Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Effie Fry Peffer.);
(Miner, ca.1926, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA.)
Peffer, William A.
(Miner, ca.1907, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Adaline Fultz Peffer.)
Peffer, W. E.
(Miner, ca.1926, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA.)
Phillips, Matheas
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Piliner, Joe
(Polish Miner, Mule Driver ca.1906, Mammoth Slope Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 26, married, 1 child.);
(Killed.  Killed by fall of slate, in the Mammoth Slope Mine, May 11, 1906.);
(May 11, 1906, Joe Piliner, Polish, driver, Mike Kowlishick, Polish, miner, and Andy Mishick, Polish, miner, were killed at Mammoth Slope Mine by a fall of slate.  Upon investigating this accident I found that Piliner was employed as a driver, and while removing a loaded mine car from Mishick's working place, he observed that Mishick was preparing to make a roof fall.  Piliner volunteered to make the fall and began knocking out the posts.  After removing the posts he commenced to cut a coal stump that was supporting the slate.  Ehen he had nearly completed cutting the stump it broke down, and a portion of the slate fell upon him.  He called for help, and Mishick and Mike Kowlishick, who were working nearby, ran to his assistance, and were in the act of removing him from beneath the slate when the remainder of the slate fell killing the three.)
Plassk, Stephen
(See: Platsko, Stephen.)
Platsko, Stephen
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.);
(See also: Plassk, Stephen.)
Pocratsky, Joseph
(Miner, ca.1918, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Julia Halula Pocratsky.)
Poklembo, Michael
(Miner, ca.1925, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Katherine Rabick Poklembo.)
Poklembo, Steven
(Miner, ca.1931, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Helen Kasper Poklembo.)
Pokrasky, Joseph S.
(Miner, ca.1914, ca.1916, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Passed his Examination for Fire Boss, received certificate, ca.1914.);
(Passed his Examination for Assistant Mine Foreman ca.1916, Certificate issued ca.1916.)
Pospisil, Joseph "Shish"
(Miner, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Jenny Anthony Pospisil.)
Powers, Thomas
(Irish Miner Boy, Laborer ca.1905, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 17, single.);
(Killed. Fatally injured by a coke car, outside the Mammoth Shaft Mine "Mammoth No. 1 Mine", Feb. 16, 1905.  He attempted to board a railroad car which the car shifter was dropping down, and was caught between the mine car and wall and seriously injured.  He died March 7, 1905.)
Pringle, Charles
(German Miner, Mine Fire Boss ca.1904, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 38, married.);
(Injured.  Small bone of ankle fractured by falling into a drain, in the Mammoth Shaft Mine "Mammoth No. 1 Mine", May 9, 1904.)
Pristas, Andrew, Sr.
(Miner, ca.1929, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married.)
Protrasky, Jos.
(Miner, ca.1926, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA.)
Puskar, John Martin
(Miner, ca.1924, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Mary Ann Evancho Puskar.)
Puskar, Michael
(Miner, ca.1921, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Anna Kufchak (Hahula) Puskar.)
[ Q ]
[ R ]
Rich, Louis
(Miner, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA.)
Rich, Michael
(Miner, ca.1913, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Caroline Messina Rich.)
Riley, James
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Buried in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.)
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Rubosky, A.
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed. Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
[ S ]
Saarts, Stephen
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1  Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, married.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Sabilkie, Joseph
(Polish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1905, Mammoth No. 2 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 26, single.);
(Injured.  Leg broken by fall of roof coal, in the Mammoth Slope Mine "Mammoth No. 2 Mine", Dec. 19, 1905.)
Sahner, William
(German Miner Boy, Company Man ca.1910, Mammoth Shaft Mine "Mammoth No. 1 Mine", Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 18, single.);
(Injured. Side of body injured between a mine car and heading, in the Mammoth Shaft Mine, May 20, 1910.)
Sale, Andrew
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Sauteteske, John
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, married.);
(Killed. Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Schwinger, Peter
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891);
(His body was taken to Greensburg, and buried by the Pleasant Unity Lodge of Knights of Pythias.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Scott, John
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Scyuwinsky, Michael
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Secora, Valentine
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, married.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Semon, Mike
(Magyar Miner, Car Shifter ca.1917, Mammoth Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 50, married.);
(Injured. Back contused and several ribs fractured.  Caught between a steam pipe and the top of a railroad box car.   Outside the Mammoth Mine, Nov. 7, 1917.)
Senak, Vincent
(Miner, ca.1924, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Ann Damaski Senak.)
Seni, Joseph
(Miner, ca.1907, ca.1909, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Julia Korutz [Kurutz] Seni.)
Shaffer, William
(American Miner, Mule Driver ca.1905, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 29, single.);
(Killed.  Fatally injured by mine cars, in the Mammoth Shaft Mine "Mammoth No. 1 Mine", Aug. 25, 1905.  He was coming down No. 7 flat.  He saw the pumper with a light in the middle of the track and thought another driver, with wagons, was ahead of him.  In his haste to put down the brakes, he stepped off on the narrow side of the entry.  He was crushed between the mine wagons and rib, as there is only one foot between the rails and the coal rib on this side.)
Shank, C. M.
(Superintendent, ca.1900, of the Mammoth Shaft Mine & Mammoth Slope Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, for H.C. Frick Coke Company, Scottdale, PA.)
Shavinsky, Martin
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, married.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Sheboy, Steve
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Shelley, W. E.
(Miner, ca.1926, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA.)
Sherbuck, John
(Miner, ca.1923, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Mary Vojeck Sherbuck.)
Shiftbauer, Peter
(Miner, ca.1900, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Rica Shiftbauer.);
(Peter Shiftbauer also worked at the Lemont Mines, Fayette Co.)
Shovekra, John
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Simanovich, Nicholas, Sr.
(Miner, ca.1923, ca.1925, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Theresa Ladovich Simanovich.)
Simon, John
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Sinitu, Stephen
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Sirky, Micheal
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Sista, Andrew
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Sivak, Michael
(Miner, ca.1918, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Mary Blissman Sivak.)
Slatsco, Mike
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Smith, Joseph
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Smith, Mr.
(Miner, Fire Boss ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Snaith, William
(Miner, Mine Fire Boss ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, married.);
(Father-in-law of Daniel Gordon, who was also killed.)
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Buried in Mt Pleasant Cemetery.)
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Snadden, Robert
(Scotch Miner, Mule Driver ca.1904, Mammoth No. 2 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 39, single.);
(Injured.  Hip dislocated and collar bone fractured by mine cars, in the Mammoth Slope Mine "Mammoth No. 2 Mine", July 8, 1904.)
Soflak, John
(Miner, ca.1913, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Mary Gasper Soflak.)
Solo, John, Jr.
(Miner, Coke Puller ca.1930's, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Son of John Solo, Sr.)
Solo, John, Sr.
(Miner, Coke Puller & Mason ca.1910-1940's, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married.);
(See also: Sova, John;  Szova, John.)
Solo, Joseph
(Miner, Coke Puller ca.1930's, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Son of John Solo, Sr.)
Solo, Steve William
(Miner, Coke Puller ca.1930's, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Son of John Solo, Sr.)
Solarsic, Mike
(Polish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1909, Mammoth Shaft Mine "Mammoth No. 1 Mine", Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 46, married.);
(Injured.  Leg broken by a fall of slate at the face of a room, while examining his working place, in the Mammoth Shaft Mine, July 26, 1909.)
Sotkal, Bousky
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Sova, John
(See: Solo, John.)
Soxsa, John
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Stanix, Joseph
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Stanix, Michael
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, married.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Stauka, Micheal
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Stauneck, Andy
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Stephen, John
(Miner, ca.1913, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Barbara Angus Stephen.)
Stevenson, John
(Superintendent, ca.1901, ca.1903, ca.1905, ca.1906, of the Mammoth No. 1 & No. 2 Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, for H.C. Frick Coke Company, Scottdale, PA.)
Stomko, George
(Russian Miner, Company Man ca.1910, Mammoth Slope Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 57, married, 4 children.);
(Killed.  Killed by mine cars on an entry while cleaning the roadway, in the Mammoth Slope Mine, March 14, 1910.)
Storkel, John
(Miner, ca.1897, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Eva Rebovich Storkel.)
Strygka, Andritz
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Suchechi, Antonius
(See: Suchecki, Antoni.)
Suchecki, Andy
(See: Suchecki, Antoni.)
Suchecki, Antoni
(Polish Miner, ca.1891, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Antonina Suchecki.);
(Listed on the 1910 census as an employee of the Mammoth Coke Works, living in Mammoth, PA.);
(See also: Suchecki, Andy;  Suchechi, Antonius;  Suchocki, Antoni.)
Suchocki, Antoni
(See: Suchecki, Antoni.)
Suikey, Michael
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, married);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Surts, Yatso
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, married);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Susunosky, Andresse
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Swabbar, Henry
(See: Swalbar, Henry.)
Swalbar, Henry
(German Miner, Pick Miner ca.1898, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 42, widower, 1 child.);
(Killed.  Fatally injured by being caught between a mine wagon and a coal pillar, in the Mammoth Mine, Mar. 22, 1898.  He died ten days afterwards.  After the accident he walked home and showed no signs of being dangerously injured, and that he positively refused medical aid and walked about as though nothing serious was wrong until shortly before he died.);
(See also: Swabbar, Henry.)
Swarts, Andrew
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Swarts, Martin
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891)
Swartz, Mr.
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Swartz, S.
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Swartz, Steve
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Swerty, Andy
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Swets, James
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.);
(See also: Swetz, Joseph.)
Swetz, Joseph
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.);
(See also: Swets, James.)
Swingen, Peter
(See: Swinger, Peter.)
Swinger, Peter
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.);
(See also: Swingen, Peter.)
Szova, John
(See: Solo, John.)
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Tanne, Vatio
(Italian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1910, Mammoth Shaft Mine "Mammoth No. 1 Mine", Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 23, married.);
(Injured.  Foot injured by sheave block and mine car on which he was riding to work, in the Mammoth Shaft Mine, Feb. 8, 1910.)
Thomas, John
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891);
(See also: Tomas, Jan.)
Tilka, Joe
(Polish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1910, Mammoth Shaft Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 43, married.);
(Injured.  Leg broken and back bruised by fall of slate at face of pillar, in the Mammoth Shaft Mine, Oct. 5, 1910.)
Tomaz, Jan
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.);
(See also: Thomas, John.)
Tomko, John
(Miner, ca.1920, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Anna Pollack Tomko.)
Tosak, Andrew
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Andrew Tosak was among the missing after the Mammoth No.1 Mine explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Tosak, Michael
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Michael Tosak was among the missing after the Mammoth No.1 Mine explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Trabula, Martin
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.);
(See also: Treburey, Muthia.)
Treburey, Muthia
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.);
(See also: Trabula, Martin.) 
Tumblitz, Patrick
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Tummelton, Mr.
(Miner, ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
[ U ]
Uhrin, John
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.);
(See also: Uhryn, Jen.)
Uhryn, Jen
(See: Uhrin, John.)
Unotsko, Stephen
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Urda, Michael John
(Miner, ca.1909, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Mary Tomko Urda.)
[ V ]
Van Doran, John
(Miner, ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.);
(See also: Dorn, John V.:  could possibly by the same man.)
VanHorn, John
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(His body was taken to Greensburg, and buried by the Pleasant Unity Lodge of Knights of Pythias.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of 1891.)
Varholla, Mr.
(Miner, ca.1915, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA.)
Vashol, Andrew
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, married.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Vimislicky, George
(Miner, ca.1912, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Anna Mehallick Vimislicky.)
[ W ]
Walon, Kaza
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Weir, Paul H.
(Miner, ca.1923, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Maria A. Flowers Weir.);
(Miner, ca.1926, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA.)
Weiers, Henry B.
(Miner, Mammoth Mine.)
Whitehead, Adam
(Miner, Mining Boss ca.1889, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA.)
Whorhola, John
(Slavonian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1900, Mammoth Shaft Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 36, married, 4 children.);
(Killed.  Fatally injured by a fall of roof, in the Mammoth Shaft Mine, June 6, 1900.);
(John Whorhola was fatally injured on June 6th by a fall of roof, John Bobrotski was at work with Whorhola. The driver, William Struble, took two wagons into the place; one was left at a cutthrough, some distance from the face of the pillar and the two men pushed the other wagon around the curve to face of pillar.  The driver started out of the place and on reaching the entry he heard the fall and thinking it had caught both Dobrotski and Whorhola, he called for help, which was near by.  Whorhola's injuries resulted in death, while Dobrotski escaped with a broken jaw, scalp wound and some bruises about the body.)
Wilcek, Mike
(Polish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1908, Mammoth Shaft Mine "Mammoth No. 1 Mine", Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 43, married, 1 child.);
(Killed.  Instantly killed by fall of roof at face of pillar while moving rock for the purpose of setting posts, in the Mammoth Shaft Mine, July 21, 1908.)
Wilcheck, Michael
(Polish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1901, Mammoth Shaft Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 36, married.);
(Injured.  Shoulders and face bruised between a mine car and a coal pillar, in th eMammoth Shaft Mine, Dec. 5, 1901.)
Wilson, Gottleib
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(His body was taken to Greensburg, and buried by the Pleasant Unity Lodge of Knights of Pythias.)
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Witab, Jan
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Woods, W.D.
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, married.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Workman, George
(Miner Boy, Coal Loader ca.1892, Mammoth Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 18.);
(Killed.   Instantly killed by a fall of slate;  he with two others were drawing entry stumps.  The place commenced to work, and they told him to come back, and as he was reaching for his safety-lamp he was caught under the slate and crushed to death, in Mammoth Mine, May 24, 1892.)
Woytos, Bart
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Wunaor, John
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in the Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
[ X ]
[ Y ]
Yasher, John
(Miner, ca.1920's, Mammoth Shaft Mine "Mammoth No. 1 Mine", Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Anna Bonyak Yasher.)
Yasher, John
(Miner, ca.1921, Mammoth Shaft Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Julia Bizup Yasher.)
Yatsk, Steve
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Yesho, George "Prof"
(Miner, ca.1943-1947, ca.1948-1949, Mammoth Mines, UMWA Local #7909, Mammoth Coal & Coke Company, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Verna Kaoura Yesho.);
(George Yesho also worked at Standard, Mutual, Marguerite, Yukon, Export, Calumet, Hecla #2, United, Wilpen, and Whitney Mines, Wstmoreland Co., PA.);
(Lived in Mutual, PA, travelled to various mines to work.)
[ Z ]
Zavada, Joseph
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Zayadsky, J.
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Zeglin, Frank
(Polish Miner Boy, Company Man ca.1907, Mammoth No. 2 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, Age 17, single.);
(Injured. Two fingers cut off and leg severely injured by dilly trip of mine cars, on the slope, in the Mammoth Slope Mine, June 18, 1907.)
Zeglin, Frank
(Miner, ca.1917, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA.);
(Passed his examination for Fire Boss, ca.1917.  Received his Certificate ca.1917.)
Zeglin, Stanley J., Jr.
(Miner, Machine Cutter, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA.)
Zeglin, Stanley J., Sr.
(Miner, ca.1915, ca.1917, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Mary J. Peksa Zeglin.)
Zurtza, Michael
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Zwicale, Jacob
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1891, Mammoth No. 1 Mine, Westmoreland Co., PA, single.);
(Killed.  Killed in Mammoth No. 1 Mine gas explosion, January 27, 1891.);
(Mammoth Mine Disaster of Jan. 27, 1891.)
Zykan, Albert
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1906, Mammoth Mines, Westmoreland Co., PA, married, wife Helen Zykan, 1 child.);
(Killed.  Killed in a mining accident at the Mammoth Mine ca.1906.)

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