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Jersey City, NJ Hudson River Tunnel Cave In, July 1880

JOHN JENSEN, age twenty-two. He was a Dane, was single, and had no relatives in this country. He formerly lived at No. 112 Greenwich St., New York, but had moved to No. 200 Fourteenth St., Jersey City.
PATRICK KIRWIN, age forty. He was born in Kilkenny, Ireland, and came to America about fourteen years ago. He was married, but had no children. His wife keeps a boarding-house at No. 234 Thirteenth St., Jersey City. Fisher and Anderson, who were lost, boarded with Kirwin.
MATTHEW McCARTY, age twenty-four. He was unmarried, and had been at work on the tunnel only one month. He lived in Eleventh St., Jersey City.
CHARLES NEILSON, age twenty-three. He was a Swede, was single, and had been in this country several years. He boarded at No. 200 Fourteenth St., Jersey City.
FRANCIS OLSBON, age twenty-five. He was a Swede, was single, and had been in this country several years. He boarded at No. 200 Fourteenth St., Jersey City.
BRYAN SHERIDAN, age thirty-six. He was married, but had no family. He was born in Ireland, and lived in First St., Jersey City.
CHARLES SVENSON, age twenty-two. He was unmarried, and had only been in this country four months. He had no relatives in this country, his family all living at Warby, Sweden. He lived at No. 562 Henderson Ave., Jersey City.
PETER WOODLAND, age thirty-five. He was a Dane, with no relatives in America. He was married, and was the father of one child, about three years of age. He came to America some years ago and had worked at the tunnel since the work was begun upon it, as assistant superintendent. He lived at No. 184 Pavonia Ave., Jersey City.

The following is a list of the seven men who were in the air lock, and who escaped:
THOMAS BRADY, age twenty-two. He has worked in the tunnel six months. He is married and has one son, has been in this country thirteen months. He lives at No. 563 Henderson Ave., Jersey City.
JOHN DOYLE, age twenty-one. He is unmarried, and has been at work in the tunnel a month or five weeks. He lives in Jersey City.
CHRISTOPHER HANSON, age thirty. He is a native of Denmark, but he has been in this country sixteen or seventeen years. He is married and has a family. He has worked on the tunnel for about three months. His home is in Brooklyn.
JAMES HAYES, age thirty-two. He has worked in the tunnel six months. He is married, has a family, and lives at No. 213 Newark Ave., Jersey City.
BARNEY McGOVERN, age twenty-two. He has been employed in the tunnel about five months. He lives in Jersey City.
ALFRED MOLIN, age seventeen. He is unmarried, and has worked in the tunnel two months. He lives in Hoboken.
THEODORE VAN NOSTRAND, age thirty-six. He is married and has a family. He has worked in the tunnel about five months. He lives in Willow St., Hoboken.

New York Tribune New York 1880-07-22

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