Monroe County, IA Mine Accidents 1893-1895

Following is a list of accidents occurring in the mines of Monroe County for the two years ending June 30, 1895:

Nov. 6, '93
Julius Koehler
Killed by fall of slate
Wapello Coal Co.
Hiteman

Dec. 29, '93
John Kelly
Killed by fall of slate
Enterprise Coal Co.
Albia

March 8, '94
Robert Roberts
Killed by fall of slate
White-breast Fuel Co.
Chisholm

May 10, '94
Thos. McManamon
Killed by fall of slate
Wapello Coal Co.
Hiteman

May 12, '94
John Wignall
Fell into shaft, killed
Smoky Hollow Coal Co.
Avery

Nov. 20, '94
Chas. Ricker
Killed between cars
Smoky Hollow Coal Co.
Avery

Nov. 27,'94
John A. Jones
Killed by shot
& Wisconsin Coal Co.
Albia

Dec. 22, '94
Frank Bennett
Killed by powder explosion
Deep Vein Coal Co.
Foster

Aug. 25,'93
E. T. Ades
Bruised by slate
Deep Vein Coal Co.
Foster

Dec. 23,'93
James Wilson
Leg broken by fall of rock
Iowa & Wisconsin Coal Co.
Albia

Feb. 16,'94
John Gustafson
Spine injured by slate
Coal Co.
Hiteman

Feb 17,'94
Frank Adolphson
Leg broken by fall of slate
Wapello Coal Co.
Hiteman

July 16,'94
W. A. Bedman
Burned by blown-out shot
White-breast Fuel Co.
Chisholm

July 15,'94
Ben Thomas
Burned by blown-out shot
White-breast Fuel Co.
Chisholm

July 18,'94
Aug. Fleming
Right leg broken by slate
Enterprise Coal Co.
Albia

Aug. 13,'94
Chas. V. Kirk
Back hurt by fall of coal
Enterprise Coal Co.
Albia

Oct. 16,'94
Barry Nicholson
Burned by pipe igniting powder
Enterprise Coal Co.
Albia

Oct. 31,'94
Wm. McKinny
Strained hip from fall of slate
Iowa & Wisconsin Coal Co.
Albia

Nov. 27,'94
James Dyson
Burned by blown-out shot
Iowa & Wisconsin Coal Co.
Albia

Nov. 27,'94
Geo. Taylor
Burned by blown-out shot
Iowa & Wisconsin Coal Co.
Albia

Dec.22,'94
Victor Johnson
Burned by explosion of powder
Deep Vein Coal Co.
Foster

Jan. 21,'95
O. Polander
Right leg broken by fall of slate
Wapello Coal Co.
Hiteman

Feb. 4,'95
Swan Nelson
Left leg broken by fall of slate
Wapello Coal Co.
Hiteman

Feb.13,'95
John Bagnell
Bruised by fall of slate
Wapello Coal Co.
Hiteman

An illustrated history of Monroe County, Iowa 1896