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Peoria County, Illinois
Featuring Coal Mining
      Peoria County is a county located in the northern central part of the state of Illinois.
            40.79° N, 89.96.74° W
As of 2000, the population was 183,433 and in 2010 the population was 186,4944.
The county seat is Peoria, Illinois.
Peoria County was formed in 1825 from Fulton County, and is named for the Peoria, an Illiniwek people who lived there.
      Peoria County has twenty townships:
            Akron, Brimfield, Chillicothe, Elmwood, Hallock, Hollis, Jubilee, Kickapoo, Limestone, Logan, Medina, Millbrook, Peoria (City of), Princeville, Radnor, Richwoods, Rosefield, Timber, Trivoli, West Peoria
      Some of the cities and towns and communities are :
            Alta, Bartonville, Bellevue, Brimfield, Chillicothe, Cramers, Dunlap, Edelstein, Edgewater, Edwards, Elmwood, Elmore, El Vista (now a neighborhood in Peoria), Galena Knolls, Glasford, Hanna City, High Meadows, Holmes Center, Kingston Mines, Lake Camelot, Lake of the Woods, Laura, Lawn Ridge,
Mardell Manor (a subdivision to the north of Bartonville), Mapleton, Mossville, North Hampton, Norwood, Oak Hill, Orchard Mines, Peoria, Peoria Heights, Pottstown, Princeville, Renchville, Rome, Rome Heights, Smithville, South Rome, Southport, Trivoli, Tuscarora, Vets Row, Vonachen Knolls, West Hallock, West Peoria,
Peoria County Coal Mines

Peoria County, Illinois
Coal Mine Fatalities

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ANDREAS
February 6, 18997, Abel Andreas, of Bartonville, a miner, aged 20 years, single, was fatally burned by exploding a keg of powder in Collier's Cooperative Coal Mine at at Bartonville, Peoria county. Deceased, in opening a new keg of powder at the mouth of his room in the above mine, struck the top of the keg a heavy blow with a pick; the pick struck the edge or chime of the keg, and glancing down, a spark was generated, exploding the powder with above results. Deceased was so severely burned that he died February 9, three days after the accident.
 
ARCHDALE
February 5, 191319, Robert Archdale, of Peoria, driver, aged 32 years, married, was killed by flying coal in the Hibbard & Snedden mine, Peoria. He leaves a widow and two children.
 
ARMSTRONG
February 25, 192936, John D. Armstrong, of Peoria, laborer, age 38 years, married, was killed by falling down the shaft in Crescent Coal Company's No. 2 mine. He leaves a widow and six children.
 

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BAISE
December 3, 192028, Attore Baise, timberman, age 31 years, single, was killed in Groveland Coal Company's No. 1 mine by a fall of slate.
 
BANKERT
July 15, 194249, Earl Bankert, of Canton, trip rider, aged 47 years, married, was killed when a car knocked out a prop and the roof fell on him in Crescent Mining Company's No. 1 Mine. He leaves a widow.
 
BARTLEY
January 13, 191117, James Bartley, of Hanna City, laborer, aged 46 years, married, was killed in the mine operated by Applegate and Lewis Coal Co., Hanna City, Peoria county. Deceased was assisting in cleaning up a fall on the first east entry. An attempt was made to wedge some loose slate overhead, but being firmer than they thought they left it alone and commenced cleaning the rock that was down. Some time after the rock overhead fell, killing him instantly. He leaves a widow and five children.
 
BECANON
October 2, 192230, Robert Becanon, of Peoria, weighman, age 48 years, married, died from injuries received one week previous at the No. 2 mine of the Groveland Coal Company. Deceased was oiling and adjusting the scales and , it is presumed, slipped in some way, losing his balance and fell to the ground, striking on a rail. He leaves a widow.
 
BEETLER
September 12, 192734, George Beetler, of Pekin, motorman, age 31 years, married, was electrocuted when the jug from which he was drinking touched the trolley wire, in East Mapleton Coal Company's mine. He leaves a widow.
 
BENN
March 31, 191724, Chester Benn, of Peoria, miner, age 28 years, single, was killed by falling rock in Brewster & Evans Coal Company's mine, Peoria. Several days prior to the fall which killed this man the 12-inch pillowing slate had fallen and been cleaned up, so that the props were too short for this place.
 
January 15, 191319, Edward Jones, of Peoria, aged 29 years, married, and William Benn, of Peoria, aged 26 years, married, employed as shot-firers at the Crescent Coal Company's No. 1 mine, Peoria, were killed by an explosion caused by firing two dead holes. Jones leaves a widow and Benn leaves a widow and two children.
 
BETZ
October 15, 192028, Frederick Betz, laborer, age 28 years, married, was killed at the mine of the M. E. Case Coal Company. Deceased was engaged in letting loaded cars down from shaker. He had gone in between a loaded car and an empty one to arrange the coupling, when another car bumped the one he was coupling, crushing him between them. He leaves a widow and one child.
 
BIBBY
December 28, 192734, William E. Bibby, of Peoria, miner, age 45 years, married, died from the effects of injuries received five days earlier in Crescent Coal Company's No. 2 mine, by an explosion of gas. He leaves a widow and one child.
 
BISHOP
July 9, 190311, Charles Bishop, of Kickapoo, miner, aged 42 years, married, was killed in Vickery Bros, mine, Kickapoo, Peoria county, by falling roof at the working face of his room. The room in which he worked was securely propped to a few feet of the face, where there was a slip extending across the room; while slatting a shot he liberated that portion of the roof containing the slip, which fell with the result as stated. He leaves a widow and eight children.
 
BOLAM
November 20, 192835, Thomas Bolam, of Peoria, miner, age 50 years, married, died from injuries received the day before in Crescent Coal Company's No. 6 mine, by a fall of slate. He leaves a widow and two children.
 
BONCO
February 5, 192128, Matt Bonco, timberman, age 27 years, married, was killed in Groveland Coal Company's No. 1 mine by a fall of rock. He leaves a widow and three children.
 
BOWMAN
July 25, 192331, E. Bowman, of Peoria, trip rider, age 46 years, married, was killed in the No. 1 mine, Crescent Coal Company, by a fall of slate. Deceased was, contrary to the rules, riding on the front end of a trip of two cars which were being pushed into an entry, where one car jumped the track, knocked out a prop, allowing dirt and slate to fall on him. He leaves a widow.
 
BRAKEBILL
November 21, 191219, Sebert Brakebill, of Peoria, driver, aged 24 years, single, was killed by pit cars in the Clarke Coal & Coke Company's No. 2 mine. Peoria, Peoria County.
 
December 5, 194652, Willard Brakebill, of Peoria, driller, aged 60 years, married, died from injuries received on December 3, 1946, in an accident with an electric drill in Zaborac Coal Company's mine. He leaves widow.
 
BROWN
December 15, 19009, Edward Brown, of Peoria, driver, aged 21 years, single, was fatally injured in the Walschlag Cooperative Coal Co's. mine, near Peoria, Peoria county; he was helping: a miner to take out a car to where he had left his mule, the car struck a prop that was too near the track, knocking it out; Brown was instantly covered with a large amount of slate, when extricated it was found that his spine was broken; he was removed to his home, where he died ten days afterwards.
 
BURDETTE
September 24, 191321, Isaac Burdette, of Pottstown, miner, aged 51 years, married, was killed by falling slate in the Crescent Coal Company's mine, Peoria, Peoria County. He leaves a widow and two children.
 

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CAMBRUZZI
January 7, 194854, Anthony Cambruzzi, of Farmington, machine runner, aged 63 years, married, was killed by a fall of roof in Big Hollow Coal Company's mine. He leaves a widow.
 
CARLTON
December 26, 192835, William Carlton, of Peoria, mine manager, age 54 years, married, was killed in Liberty Co-operative Coal Company's mine by pit-cars. He leaves a widow and three children.
 
CARSON
December 20, 193542, Harry Walter Carson, of Peoria, motorman, aged 34 years, married, killed by electrocution in mine No. 6 of the Crescent Mining Co., leaving a wife.
 
CHARLTON
January 11, 190915, Thos. Charlton, of Reed City, laborer, aged 32 years, married, employed at the Reed City mine, operated by Newsam Bros. Coal Company, was running two cars down to screen; he was standing on the hind end of first car when he fell tot eh ground. The second car rean over him, which caused his death. He leaves a widow and one child.
 
COKENOUR
March 27, 191724, G. E. Cokenour, of Peoria, trip rider, age 30 years, married, was killed by a fall of rock in Brewster & Evans Coal Company's mine, Peoria. Deceased was riding at the rear of a 25-car trip when the fall occurred. At the place where the accident happened the timbers supporting the roof were rotten and had been marked unsafe sometime previous by the mine examiner. He leaves a widow.
 
COLLINS
March 17, 194047, Wilford Eugene Collins, of Glasford, miner, aged 29 years, married, died from an accident received on September 23, 1939, at the Walter Clauson Mine, leaving widow. Cause of accident, fall of slate.
 
COOPER
July 5, 18893, James Cooper, of Peoria, aged 28 years, married, was employed as a miner by James Aberly, at Pottstown, near Peoria. He had prepared a blast at noon and applied a lighted sqibb to the same, immediately retiring to a place of refuge; the shot being long in firing off, he concluded that the match had gone out, so he started towards the room face, when the shot went off, the flying coal from the blast striking him. From the effects of the injuries received he died that afternoon. He left a widow and one child.
 
COURTNEY
January 5, 196956, Mr. Harry E. Courtney, Jr., of Canton, age 45, married, no dependent children, came to his death at 1:50 p.m. January 5, 1969, from brain damage and hemorrhage, due to compound fracture of the skull, due to trauma, due to injuries accidentally sustained while in the performance of his duty as an oiler at the United Electric Coal Company Banner #27 Mine, Glasford, Peoria County, Illinois, where he had been employed for 8½ years.
      Mr. Courtney was attempting to remove accumulated mud from the takeup pulley on the stacker belt on the W-3 Overburden Excavating Wheel machine with a crowbar, while the belt was in operation. He had climbed up several feet above the walkway, to a position between the framework, near the right side of the pulley and in some manner, his head came into contact with the belt and pulley, causing extensive crushing injuries to his head. He then fell or was thrown off the machine and landed on the coal floor of the pit, 45 to 50 feet below. The body was found by Niles Dunbar. The pumper and the bar he had been using was lying under the body. The crew had been moving the machine to a new location and then after leveling the machine, had planned to shut down and remove the frozen soil from the pulley scraper and stacker boom. There were no eye-witnesses to this accident.
 
CREWS
June 9, 192229, Samuel Crews, of Chillicothe, miner, age 52 years, single, died from injuries received May 28 in A. N. Mapes' mine. Deceased attempted to light his lamp and the match head flew into an open keg of powder, causing an explosion.
 
CURRAN
June 26, 18872, David Curran, aged 45 years and single, employed as a miner by Adam Sholl, Peoria, was fatally injured by a fall of rock weighing about two tons. The deceased and his partner had fired a shot which knocked out three props. On returning to the room they concluded to fill the coal car before resetting the props, but while in the act of filling the car the rock fell on Curran killing him instantly. There was a "horseback" running across the room which made the roof faulty. He and his partner were inexperienced miners, having come into the mine only a few weeks previous, after being on a railroad construction gang.
 

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DAILEY
March 2, 18997, Joseph Dailey, of Bartonville, a miner, aged 60 years, single, was killed instantly by being struck with coal flying from a premature blast in Sholl Bros., No, 3 mine, located near Bartonville, Peoria county. Deceased was in the act of lighting a shot, blasting off the solid; the miner in the adjoining room was sitting in the cross-cut not more than twenty feet from Dailey, for the purpose of showing, or lighting him to a place of safety. The deceased lighted the squib and had scarcely turned around when the blast exploded, and the coal flying from the blast struck deceased, crushing his head and body, killing him instantly.
 
DeLONG
June 15, 194652, George R. DeLong, of Peoria, owner, aged 40 years, married, was killed by gas poisoning in the DeLong Coal Comapny's "DeLong" mine. He leaves a widow and five children.
 
De LORME
December 24, 193138, August De Lorme, of Peoria, timberman, age 55 years, married, was killed by a fall of clod in Crescent Coal Company's No. 6 mine.
 
DONLSON
August 4, 191927, William Donlson, of Peoria, timberman, age 30 years, married, was killed in Clark Coal and Coke Company's mine, Peoria, by falling rock. He leaves a widow and one child.
 
DOUBET
February 6, 192734, Earl Doubet, of Peoria, laborer, age 26 years, married, employed at Crescent Coal Company's No. 1 mine, was killed. Deceased was on a box car on the mine run track, when he was struck and knocked off the car. He leaves a widow and two children.
 
DUTHEE
March 1, 192936, Cyril Duthee, of Peoria, miner, age 51 years, married, was killed by a fall of slate in Crescent Coal Company's No. 6 mine. He leaves a widow.
 

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EILTS
June 7, 18976. Onno Eilts, of Hollis, a miner, aged 44 years, married, leaves a widow and six children, was killed instantly by being struck with coal flying from a blast, at the face of his working room, in Sholl Bros.' mine No. 1, located near Hollis, Peoria county. From the testimony of his partner, who stood near him at the time, and was also injured by the blast, deceased actually held his lamp under the squib until the blast exploded.
 
ENNIS
December 23,190110, Peter Ennis, of Peoria, miner and operator, age 35 years, married, was killed in the mine operated by himself and Mr. Schnider, near Peoria, Peoria county. He had lighted a shot in his working place; the blast not exploding as soon as he expected he went back to find out the reason; just as he got in front of the shot it exploded, killing him instantly.
 

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FORBES
April 4, 18851, Adam Forbes, a married man, 33 years of age, a miner at the Hanna City, Peoria county shaft, was killed on the 4th of April, by a fall of the roof at the working face. The place was apparently well supported with props, but about five tons of rock fell without warning.
 
FOSTER
August 22, 190412, R. M Foster, of Kingston, miner, aged 33 years, single, was killed in Newsam Bros, mine, Kingston, Peoria county, while drilling out a shot in his room, which had failed to explode the night before. It is assumed the drill struck a piece of sulphur, generating a spark and igniting the powder the explosion following. The partner of the deceased, Ed Taylor, was in the room at the time of the accident, and was severely burned and cut on the back and face by flying coal and rock.
 
FRANKUWEIZ
October 2, 190916, Leo Frankuweiz, of Peoria, aged 30 years, married, employed as a miner and shot firer at the Wolschlag Cooperating Coal Company's mine near Peoria. He had lighted two shots in a new room and ran up to the entry face and lighted another, and in coming back from entry face one of the shots in the room went off. His lighted lamp was blown out and he walked into the new room. His body was found covered with coal blown from the second shot, which went off after he went into the room. He leaves a widow and one child.
 
FULLER
April 1, 192027, Fillip H. Fuller, of Hollis, mine examiner, age 44 years, married died from injuries received March 17, by falling slate in M. E. Case Coal Company's mine, Peoria. He leaves a widow.
 

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GILLHAM
September 9, 192129, Eli Gillham, of Peoria, miner, age 30 years, married, was killed in Groveland Coal Company's No. 2 mine by a fall of slate at his working place. He leaves a widow and two children.
 
GILLOT
September 6, 190714, Albert Gillot, of Walcott, gripper, aged 19 years, single, was fatally injured in the Reed City mine, Peoria county, operated by Newsam Bros. Deceased was riding on a trip of empty cars and jumped out of the car and stepped onto the loaded track; part of a loaded trip had broken loose, and, owing to to the roadway having a downward grade towards the working face at this particular place, the cars ran back, knocking him down, injuring him so that it caused his death.
 
GOULIARD
March 14, 194451, Maurice Gouliard, of Pekin, miner, aged 53 years, married, was killed when rock fell on him in Fred Schaefer, Jr.'s mine. He leaves a widow.
 
GRAHAM
February 10, 190411, Elmer Graham, of Peoria, loader, aged 31 years, single, was killed by falling roof, while drawing pillars in the mine of the Treasure Coal Co., Bartonville, Peoria county.
 
GUPPY
November 2, 18998, Ward Guppy, of Bartonville, driver, married, aged 23 years, was fatally injured by a fall of slate in the Winter's Cooperative Coal Co.'s mine, at Bartonville, Peoria county; the mine was not working, but the deceased, with four others, were doing some repairing in the mine; they had finished their day's work, and were coming out the entry to go home; they saw a pipe that was in the way of the cars running, and Guppy insisted that they stop to fix it; the others wanted to leave it until morning; finally they started to fix it; while at work a fall of slate took place which caught Guppy; when he was taken from under the slate it was found he was fatally injured. There was a slip that crossed the entry at this place, which was the cause of the fall. Guppy was taken home, where he died about four hours afterwards. Deceased leaves a widow and one child.
 

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HAAHN
March 13, 190713. Ora Haahn, of Elmwood, driver, aged 22 years, single, was killed in I. Wantling & Co.'s mine, Elmwood, Peoria county. The cause of this accident is unknown. When deceased was found his body was lying on the side of a loaded car, with his right shoulder and head in front of the wheels of the third car, it being a three car trip; his cap and lamp were found at a distance of about 15 feet in the rear of the trip, his lamp was crushed but was still hooked in the cap. He was found by the shot firers at about 3:30 p. m. and was dead.
 
HANCOCK
On May 21, 18965, at The Blue Fly Mine, Pottstown, Peoria county, George Hancock, of Pottstown, miner, aged 45, married, was fatally injured in a room he was going to start work in. The mine is a new one and is being opened up on the long wall system, a Jeffrey machine being used to undercut. Deceased, in company with Mr. Wantling, was sitting near the face of the room watching the machine and conversing with Mr. Wantling when he noticed a piece of soapstone hanging loose. He called Mr. Wantling's attention telling him to move from under it. In a few minutes after deceased went right under it himself, when it fell, the edge of it striking him on the back just below the shoulders, severing the vertebrae. He was taken home and lingered until June 2d, and died, leaving a widow and six children, one of whom is able to work.
 
HARS
November 12, 191523, Jacob Hars, of Peoria, trip rider, aged 21 years, single, was instantly killed in the Clark Coal & Coke Company's mine. Deceased was riding in empty trip when about 1,500 feet from shaft bottom he was crushed by a fall of rock weighing approximately 35 tons.
 
HASTY
September 17, 190714, Edward Hasty, of Peoria, driver, aged 24 years, married, was killed by falling rock in the Empire mine No. 2, operated by Clark Coal and Coke Company, Peoria, Peoria county. He leaves a widow.
 
HEITZMAN
September 21, 193845, August Heitzman, of Bartonville, miner, aged 44 years, married, was killed by fall of slate in No. 1 mine of the Treasure Coal Co., leaving widow and one child.
 
March 2, 193542, Clarence Wesley Heitzman, of Bartonville, driver, aged 29 years, single, killed by being crushed between cars at mine of Hollis Coal Co. No dependents.
 
HENDERSON
August 17, 193138, Gaines Henderson, of East Peoria, miner, age 58 years, single, was killed by falling coal. Deceased was one of the operators of East Peoria Coal Company. He was a widower and leaves four dependent children.
 
HIGGINSON
December 5, 194451, Peter S. Higginson, of Bartonville, miner, aged 71 years, was killed when rock fell on him in Treasure Coal Company's mine. He leaves a widow.
 
HOFFMAN
On May 11, 18965, at Shell Bros, mine, at Hollis, Peoria Co., Wm. Hoffman, of Bartonville, miner, aged 57, married, was fatally injured. Deceased came late that morning, and instead of walking into his room, he jumped into the last car while the trip was going down the slope. It is supposed he had not got properly into the car, as he was struck by a trap door at the entrance and bruised internally. He lived until the 16th of May, The evidence showed that the company had repeatedly issued orders forbidding the men to ride down the slope. Deceased leaves a widow and four children, two of whom are able to work.
 
HOLT
July 11, 191826, Lester W. Holt, of Elmwood, laborer, age 44 years, married, was killed by a fall of roof in Warsaw Coal Company's mine, Edwards. He leaves a widow and ten dependent children.
 
HULFORD
August 24, 193441, Herbert Hulford, of Peoria, machine runner, age 38 years, married, died of injuries received August 1 in Crescent Mining Company's No. 6 mine, when he was struck in the leg by a skid while unloading a cutting machine. He leaves a widow and three children.
 

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IDLE
January 26, 191319, Winiford Idle, of Peoria, motorman, aged 21 years, single, was killed by coming in contact with electric wire in the Brewster & Evans Coal Company's mine, Peoria.
 

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JACOBS
December 17, 193138, George L. Jacobs, of Peoria, machineman, age 36 years, married, was killed by falling slate in Treasure Coal Company's mine. He leaves a widow.
 
JOHNSON
November 10, 192028, Henry Johnson, trip-rider, age 25 years, single, employed in Groveland Coal Company's mine No. 2, was killed by a fall of slate. The car he was riding jumped the track, knocked out a set of props, which allowed the slate to fall. He leaves one dependent, mother.
 
JONES
January I5, 191319, Edward Jones, of Peoria, aged 29 years, married, and William Benn, of Peoria, aged 26 years, married, employed as shot-firers at the Crescent Coal Company's No. 1 mine, Peoria, were killed by an explosion caused by firing two dead holes. Jones leaves a widow and Benn leaves a widow and two children.
 

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KEHOE
On June 9, 18965, at Zadoc Wynn's mine near Coal Valley, Rock Island county, John E. Kehoe, of Milan, top laborer, aged 22, unmarried, was killed while attempting to place a piece of gas pipe across the top of the shaft to rest the water box on. The evidence shows that the engineer, Mr. Ziegler, was hoisting water out of the shaft by a box fastened under the cage and deceased was attending to the box as it came up, putting a piece of gas pipe across the shaft to rest the box on while it was being emptied and while pushing the pipe under the box the hoisting rope broke carrying deceased down the shaft a distance of 45 feet, killing him instantly.
 
KELLY
March 21, 192936, Bert Kelly, of Bartonville, miner, age 32 years, married, was killed by a fall of slate in the George Petrie mine. He leaves a widow and two children.
 
KENNITZ
July 2, 190110, John Kennitz, of Edwards, miner, age 27 years, married, was killed instantly at the Howarth & Taylor mine at Edwards, Peoria county. He was working a room in which there was a bad slip in the roof, and, according to the evidence before the coroner's jury, he had not timbered the roof sufficiently to make it secure. At about eight o'clock, apparently without warning, the rock fell. It required the combined efforts of several men some time to extricate the remains. Deceased was a German, having been born in Prussia. He leaves a widow and two children.
 
KIENBUSH
October 29, 191422, Joseph Kienbush, of Edwards, driver, age 26 years, single, employed by the Warsaw Coal Company, Edwards, Peoria County, was killed by pit cars. Deceased was riding the tail chain in front of a 3-car trip when he fell off and the first car ran over his head and legs, resulting as stated above.
 
KINNAMON
April 22, 191825, Frank Kinnamon, of Peoria, miner, age 55 years, married, was killed in Maplewood Sales Company's mine, East Peoria, Tazewell County. Deceased was mining out a shot when a piece of clod fell, killing him. He leaves a widow.
 
KLICKER
July 7, 193643, George T. Klicker, of Peoria, trip rider, aged 28 years, married, crushed by cars at Crescent Mining Co. Mine No. 1, leaving a wife.
 
KNAPPICH
September 15, 192028, Michael Knappich, miner, age 57 years, married, was killed by a fall of slate in Groveland Coal Company's mine No. 1. He leaves a widow and three children.
 
KRUMMEL
January 15, 191319, Phillip Krummel, of Vicary, laborer, aged 46 years, married, employed at the Crescent Coal Company's No. 1 mine, Peoria, was overcome by afterdamp caused by the explosion which killed the two shot-firers. He leaves a widow and four children.
 

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LAYLOCK
May 22, 191319, Joseph Laylock, of Peoria, miner, aged 37 years, married, was killed in the Brewster & Evans mine, Peoria, by coming in contact with electric wire. He leaves a widow and five children.
 
LEIGHTON
May 3, 193643, W. E. Leighton, of Peoria, miner, agd 68 years, widower, killed by a fall of rock at mine of A. Callear. No dependents.
 
LONG
December 31, 193845, Gether Long, of Peoria, mule driver, aged 46 years, divorced, was killed by falling under car in mine No. 6 of the Crescent Mining Co., leaving one child dependent.
 

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MALGREN
October 22, 193643, Fred G. Malgren, of Canton, driver, aged 42 years, married, crushed by cars in mine of Crescent Mining Co. No. 6, leaving wife and three children.
 
MARGELLI
December 23, 193441, Dominic Margelli, of Peoria, mine owner and timberman, age 51 years, widower, was killed by a fall of rock in Mine No. 1 of the Treasure Coal Co.
 
MARTIN
August 16, 191725, Patrick Martin, of Limestone, miner, age 59 years, married, was killed while at work at the face of his room by a fall of draw slate in Martin Coal Company's mine, Peoria, Peoria County. He leaves a widow and three minor children.
 
MAUSCHBAUGH
March 30, 193037, John Mauschbaugh, of Peoria, miner, age 55 years, married, was electrocuted in Lea Brothers' mine by coming in contact with electric cable. He leaves a widow.
 
McGURK
July 12, 193744, Arthur Francis McGurk, miner, aged 71 years, widower, killed by a fall of slate in Mine No. 6 of Crescent Mining Co., leaving dependent daughter.
 
McKINNEY
November 19, 190110, James McKinney was fatally injured at the old Crandall mine, located near Hollis, Peoria county. McKinney began taking water from this mine the day before. The day the accident occurred he was trying to run the engine (he was not an engineer) ; a balance weight weighing 1,400 pounds was pulled over the guides and went crashing through the roof of the engine house, crushing him to the ground; he died within an hour after the accident, leaving a widow and one child. No coal had been taken out of this mine during the past year.
 
McMAHON
March 23, 192835, Albert McMahon, of Peoria, motorman, age 28 years, married, was electrocuted while trying to replace wheel on trolley wire in George Petri Coal Mine. He leaves a widow and three children.
 
MELLOR
March 5, 192734, John Mellor, of Peoria, hoisting engineer, age 40 years, married,was killed while in the employ of the Hilltop Mining Company. Deceased was found dead, and it is supposed he fell outof the tipple. He leaves a widow and four children.
 
MILLER
February 9, 191522, Niles Miller, of Bartonville, miner, age 51 years, married, was killed in the Collier Cooperative Coal Company's mine, Bartonville, Peoria County. Deceased came to his death from asphyxiation due to explosion of gas caused by a windy shot. He leaves a widow and eight children.
 
MONEY
June 7, 193340, William Money, of Peoria, miner, age 61 years, widower, was killed by a fall of roof in Crescent Mining Company's No. 6 mine.
 
MURPHY
March 10, 192734, Charles L. Murphy, of Glasford, miner, age 45 years, married, was killed by falling clod in Glasford Coal Company's mine. He leaves a widow and five children.
 
MYER
September 23, 192633, Conrad Myer, of Peoria, miner, age 52 years, married, was killed by a fall of slate in Crescent Coal Company's No. 1 mine, Peoria. He leaves a widow and one child.
 

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NAGY
June 27, 193744, Louis Nagy, of Pottstown, company man, aged 43 years, single, killed by fall of slate in mine of Superior Coal. Co. No dependents.
 
NELTNER
February 10, 193845, Joseph Neltner, of Peoria, miner, aged 32 years, married, was killed by fall of coal in No. 1 mine of the Lake Erie Mining Co., leaving widow and four children.
 
NEWSAM
November 29, 190613, Alex Newsam, of Kingston, timberman, aged 26 years, married, employed in the mine of Ne3wsam Bros., Kingston, Peoria county, was fatally injured by falling rock while preparing to secure the roof of the entry with timbers. He leaves a wife, but no children.
 
NICHOLSON
August 14, 194350, Joseph A. Nicholson, of Peoria, driver, aged 60 years, died from injuries received the previous day, August 13, 1943, when he was ran over by a trip of loaded cars in Crescent Mining Company's No. 1 Mine. He leaves one dependent child.
 
NOEL
June 4, 19008, Edward Noel, of Bartonville, a driver, single, aged 21 years, was fatally injured in the Sholl Bros, mine, Bartonville, Peoria county. Deceased was going out with his trip to the parting; there was another trip following him; when he arrived at his destination, the driver of the trip behind him called to Noel to look out, as he had lost control of his trip; deceased was caught between the cars and the side of the entry, as he had jumped to the wrong side, where there was not enough room to stand in safety. Had he jumped to the other side of the entry, where there was plenty of room, he would have been uninjured, but he became confused and went the wrong way; he was badly hurt about the hips, from the effects of which he died in 13 days.
 

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O'SHAUGHNESSY
January 14, 18997, John O'Shaughnessy, of Kingston, a miner, aged 42 years, single, was severely crushed about the head and body by being struck with coal flying from a shot in Kingston mine, operated by Newsam Bros., at Kingston, Peoria county. Deceased was working in a room, which was driven in about 35 feet from the entry, his partner had gone home and left him to fire three shots at quitting time; he had fired two shots and went back to light a third, and did so, but before he could get back to a safe place on the entry, the blast went off and coal flying therefrom struck deceased, causing the injuries from which he died about one hour after the accident.
 
OZELLA
July 24, 193946, John Dominick Ozella, of Pekin, miner, aged 39 years, married, was killed by fall of slate in mine No. 6 of the Crescent Mining Co., leaving widow and two children.
 

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PATTERSON
August 22, 194148, Cyrus Patterson, of Oak Hill, owner and operator, aged 48 years, married, died from injuries received on August 10, 1941, when rock fell on him in Patterson Coal Company's Mine No. 1. He leaves a widow.
 
April 5, 196956. Mr. Gerald Wayne Patterson, age 30, married, four dependent children, received fatal injuries at 7:15 p.m. April 5, 1969 at the Peabody Coal Company Edwards Mine, Edwards, Peoria County, Illinois, while performing his duties as a dragline oiler. He had been employed at this mine for 3½ years.
      Mr. Patterson and the dragline operator, Mr. William Matins, were adjusting one of the mercury-vapor lights on the Bucyrus 480-W dragline and had adjusted the lamp to the correct position when the deceased stepped on the bracket to attach a wire to help hold it in position. The bracket turned on its support, which caused him to lose his balance and fall off the boom to some rocks in the pit about 65 feet below.
      He was removed by ambulance to the Methodist Hospital and was pronounced dead on arrival at 8:05 p.m. due to brain damage and hemorrhage, due to skull fracture, due to trauma, due to injuries accidentally sustained.
 
PERRET
September 30, 191523, Martin Perret, of Hanna City, miner, aged 40 years, single, received burns from the explosion of powder in the Logan Coal Company's mine, Hanna City, Peoria County, from which he died about five hours later. It is the general opinion that deceased was making up his powder, when, in some unknown manner, it became ignited.
 
PHEDERSPELL
February 21, 190210, John Phederspell, of Pekin, miner and operator, age 27 years, single, was killed at his working place by a fall of roof in the Third Vein Coal Co.'s mine, Orchard Mines, Peoria county.
 
POTTER
November 12, 192532, George Potter, of Peoria, driver, age 39 years, married, was killed in Crescent Coal Company's No. 1 mine. There was no one present when this accident occurred but from the position of the body when found, it is believed deceased slipped off the tail chain and was run over by the cars. He leaves a widow and one child.
 

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REFERETT
December 10, 192331, Jack Referett, of Peoria, machine man, age 25 years, married, was run over and killed by pit cars in Groveland Coal Company's mine No. 2. He leaves a widow and one child.
 
RENNER
October 1, 1940, Frank Renner, of Bartonville, miner, aged 28 years, married, was killed by a fall of rock in mine of Oak Hill Co., "Price Mine," leaving a widow and two children.
 
REYNOLDS
January 9, 18934, William Reynolds, of Peoria, age 28, single, was employed as a miner in the Vicary Bros, coal mine, near Peoria. Deceased, in company with one of the operators, was clearing away some fallen rock from the face of a room when a piece of rock fell on him, from which injuries he died two hours afterward.
 
RICCA
December 28, 192230, Canida Ricca, of Bartonville, minr, age 49 years, married, was killed in Newsam Brother's No. 5 mine. Deceased and five other men were riding in a car going to their working places and were followed by another car. The mule drawing the second car became frightened and ran away and the deceased jumped out of the car he was in and was knocked down by the mule and the other car pulled onto him. He leaves a widow and eight children.
 

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SALTER
January 22, 194350, John W. Salter, of Bartonville, machine runner, aged 50 years, married, died from injuries received on January 18, 1943, when he was caught between a loader and a rib in Middle Road Coal Company's Hilltop Mine. He leaves a widow and two children.
 
SAURS
August 10, 191118, John Saurs, of Peoria, miner, aged 36 years, single, was killed by a fall of slate at the face of his working place in the Clark Coal & Coke Co.'s mine at Peoria. The deceased was mining coal which had been shot the previous day, and on account of a slip in the roof the shot had loosened the slate and the same had not been noticed by him. It gave way without any warning, falling, and killing him instantly.
 
SCHUMMEL
October 1, 192734, Solomon Schummel, of Peoria, operator, age 35 years, single, was killed by falling roof in Pleasant Heights Coal Company's mine.
 
SHEEHAN
April 11, 192330, Denny Sheehan, of Peoria, miner, age 42 years, single, was killed in Newsam Brothers' Coal Company's No. 5 mine by a fall of roof.
 
SMITH
January 10, 189820, Benjamin Smith, of Pottstown, a miner, aged 39 years, married, leaves a widow and three children, was severely crushed and had his back broken by a fall of roof at the face of his working place in Wantling & Son's mine, located at Pottstown, in Peoria county. Deceased was in a sitting posture, cutting the right hand side of the brushing, when a mass of roof, weighing about 1,000 pounds, suddenly fell, striking Smith and injuring him as above described. He died from the injuries received January 27. 17 days after the accident.
 
SMYERS
February 2, 192027, Edward Smyers, of Brimfield, miner, age 40 years, single, was killed by falling rock in John Price's mine, Brimfield. He leaves one dependent mother.
 
SPEED
July 13, 18924, John Speed, of Peoria, age 55, single, was fatally injured at Vicary Bros.' mine, located five miles west of Peoria. Deceased had applied a match to a blast and before he had time to retire to a place of safety, the shot went off, injuring him. It is supposed that he cut the fuse too short, which did not allow him time to get to a place of safety.
 
SPROUT
January 17, 194753, Wilbur Sprout, of Elmwood, miner, aged 73 years, single, died from injuries received on January 1, 1947 by a fall of rock in Hoffman Coal Company's mine.
 
STOCKTON
August 21, 190311, Alfred Stockton, of Princeville, miner, aged 32 years, married, was killed at the Higbee Coal Co's mine, located at Princeville, Peoria county, Deceased fired a shot which ignited two kegs of blasting powder. The deceased, who was responsible for the accident, died after lingering in agony for over 24 hours. He was working in a room next to his brother William; After he had fired the shot he noticed that his keg of powder had not been put in the powder box, and before he had time to reach the keg, the shot in his room exploded. It proved to be a windy shot, which overturned the keg, spilling the powder on the roadway. The flame from the shot fired his keg of powder, which in turn overturned his brother William's box, containing a keg of powder, that had been opened, firing it also. William Stockton was very badly burned, but is expected to recover. Since writing the above he is again working in the mine. Deceased leaves a widow and three children.
 
STREET
January 16, 190411. F. A. Street, of Peoria, firer, aged 39 years, married, employed at the mine of Clark Coal & Coke Co., located at Limestone, Peoria county. He, with his brother, S. Street, were firing a shot in number 11 room off of the sixth east entry. In this room they had fired three shots, two with sulphur and one with gas squibs; two of the shots exploded, and thinking that the third had also exploded they went back, about the time they got within, ten feet of the shot it exploded, killing F. A. Street, and injuring his brother. Deceased leaves a widow and three children.
 
SWARDENSKI
February 11, 191522, William Swardenski, of Peoria, miner, age 26 years, married, died from injuries received two days earlier in the Collier Cooperative Coal Company's mine, Bartonville, Peoria County. The verdict of the coroner's jury was that he came to his death from shock due to burns received in an explosion of gas caused by a windy shot. He leaves a widow and one child.
 

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THOMAS
May 21, 194148, William Thomas, of Peoria, trip rider, aged 35 years, married, was killed when he fell in front of a car in the Crescent Mining Company's Mine No. 1. He leaves a widow and two children.
 
THRUSH
December 18, 193845, David Thrush, of Peoria, miner and machine helper, aged 64 years, widower, was killed by fall of slate in No. 1 mine of the Lake Erie Mining Co., leaving daughter and two grandchildren dependent.
 
TJARKS
February 20, 190411, George T. Tjarks, of Kramm Station, miner, aged 54 years, widower, was killed by falling roof from a slip at the face of the entry in the mine, operated by Reentz & Sons, Kramm station, Peoria county.
 
TONELLI
January 2, 192330, Frank Tonelli, of Peoria, timberman, age 52 years, married, was killed by a fall of rock in the Groveland Coal Company's mine No. 2. Deceased and another man were cleaning a fall and had about completed the work when the rock weighing two or three tons fell on him. He leaves a widow.
 

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Van FYKE
March 27, 192431, William H. Van Fyke, of Peoria, miner, age 26 years, married, was killed by a fall of slate in Goveland Coal Company's No. 2 mine. He leaves a widow.
 
VINOVICH
February 17, 191522, Sam Vinovich, of Peoria, miner, age 54 years, married, employed by the Brewster & Evans Coal Company, Peoria, Peoria County, died from injuries received February 12, 1915, by falling slate. The verdict of the coroner's jury states that he came to his death from hypostatic pneumonia, a fractured leg being the contributory cause. He leaves a widow and seven children.
 
VLABOVICH
March 29, 195155, Tony Vlabovich, of Glasford, loading machine operator, aged 55 years, widower, died from injuries received by a fall of coal on March 26, 1951, in Rock Island Improvement Company's No. 1 mine.
 

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WANGAAR
February 23, 192330, John H. Wangaar, of Peoria, miner, age 67 years, married, was killed by a fall of slate in Clark Coal & Coke Company's mine. He leaves a widow.
 
WILKES
October 4, 18987, John Wilkes, of Orchard Mines, a miner, age 50 years, single, was injured by a fall of roof at the face of his working room in L. Potter & Sons' local mine, located near Orchard Mines, Peoria county. Deceased had just set up his drilling machine and was in the act of drilling a hole, when a slab of slate fell from the roof, striking him on the back. It was not thought at first that he was seriously hurt, but later developments proved that his spine had been injured, and he died from the effects of the injury January 16th, 1899, one hundred and days after the accident.
 
WILLIAMS
November 9, 193138, William Bland Williams, of Pekin, miner, age 36 years, married, was killed in Crescent Mining Company's No. 6 mine by a pit-car. He leaves a widow and one child.
 

Sources :
1 Statistics of Coal In Illinois 1885 -- A Supplemental Report; State Bureau of Labor Statistics
                Reports of Mine Inspectors; For the Year Ended July1, 1885
                Springfield, ILL; H. W. Roker, State Printer and Binder, 1885

2 Statistics of Coal in Illinois, 1887
                A Supplemental Report of the State Bureau of Labor Statistics
                Springfield, ILL.; H. W. Rokker, State Printer and Binder, 1887

3 Sixth Biennial Report of the Bureau of Labor Statistics of Illinois, 1890
                Springfield, ILL.; H. W. Rokker, State Printer and Binder, 1891

4 Statistics of Coal In Illinois 1893
                Twelveth Annual Report - Springfield, ILL.; H. W. Rokker, State Printer and Binder, 1894

5 Fifteenth Annual Report of the State Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1896
                Springfield, ILL; Phillips Bros. State Printers, 1897

6 Sixteenth Annual Report of the State Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1897
                Coal in Illinois - Springfield, ILL; Phillips Bros. State Printers, 1898

7 Eighteenth Annual Report Prepared by the Illinois Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1899
                Springfield, ILL; Phillips Bros. State Printers, 1899

8 Nineteenth Annual Coal Report of the Illinois Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1900,
                also the Second Annual Report of the Illinois Free Employment Offices, for the Year Ended
                October 1, 1900, David Ross, Secretary; Springfield, -- Springfield, ILL.; Phillips Bros., State Printers, 1901

9 Twentieth Annual Coal Report of the Illinois Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1901
                also the Third Annual Report of the Illinois Free Employment Offices, for the Year Ended
                October 1, 1901, David Ross, Secretary; Springfield, -- Springfield, ILL.; Phillips Bros., State Printers, 1902

1902 -10 Twenty-first Annual Coal Report of the Illinois Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1902
                also the Fourth Annual Report of the Illinois Free Employment Offices, for the Year Ended
                October 1, 1902, David Ross, Secretary; Springfield, -- Springfield, ILL.; Phillips Bros., State Printers, 1903

11 Twenty-third Annual Coal Report of the Illinois Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1904
                also the Sixth Annual Report of the Illinois Free Employment Offices, for the Year Ended
                October 1, 1904, David Ross, Secretary; Springfield, -- Springfield, Illinois State Journal, State Printers, 1905

12 Twenty-Fourth Annual Coal Report of the Illinois Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1905
                also the Seventh Annual Report of the Illinois Free Employment Offices, for the Year Ended
                September 30, 1905, David Ross, Secretary; Springfield, -- Springfield, Illinois State Journal, State Printers, 1906

13 Twenty-Sixth Annual Coal Report of the Illinois Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1907
                also the Ninth Annual Report of the Illinois Free Employment Offices, for the Year Ended
                September 30, 1907, David Ross, Secretary; Springfield, -- Springfield, ILL.; Phillips Bros., State Printers, 1908

14 Twenty-Seventh Annual Coal Report of the Illinois Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1908
                Springfield, Illinois; Illinois State Journal Co.. State Printers, 1909

1909 - 15 Twenty-Eighth Annual Coal Report of the Illinois Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1909
                Springfield, Illinois; Illinois State Journal Co.. State Printers, 1910

16 Twenty-Ninth Annual Coal Report of the Illinois Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1910
                Springfield, Illinois; Illinois State Journal Co.. State Printers, 1911

17 Thirtieth Annual Coal Report of Illinois, 1911
                State Mining Board -- Springfield, Illinois; Illinois State Journal Co.. State Printers, 1912

18 Thirty-First Annual Coal Report of Illinois, 1912
                State Mining Board -- Springfield, Illinois; Illinois State Journal Co.. State Printers, 1913

19 Thirty-Second Annual Coal Report of Illinois, 1913
                State Mining Board -- Springfield, Illinois; Illinois State Journal Co.. State Printers, 1914

20 Seventeenth Annual Report of the State Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1898
                Coal in Illinois - Springfield, ILL; Phillips Bros. State Printers, 1899

21 Thirty-Third Annual Coal Report of Illinois, 1914
                State Mining Board -- Springfield, Illinois; Illinois State Journal Co.. State Printers, 1914

22 Thirty-Fourth Annual Coal Report of Illinois, 1915
                State Mining Board -- Illinois State Journal Co., State Printers, 1915

23 Thirty-Fifth Annual Coal Report of Illinois, 1916
                State Mining Board -- Springfield, ILL.; Illinois State Journal Co., State Printers 1916

24 Twenty-Sixth Annual Coal Report of Illinois, 1917
                Department of Mines and Minerals; Year Ended June 30, 1917
                Printed by authority of the State of Illinois; Springfield: Illinois State Journal, State Printers, 1917

25 Thirty-Seventh Annual Coal Report of Illinois, 1918
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Springfield, ILL.; Illinois State Journal Co., State Printers 1918

26 Thirty-Eighth Annual Coal Report of Illinois, 1919
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Springfield, ILL.; Illinois State Journal Co., State Printers 1919

27 Thirty-Ninth Annual Coal Report of Illinois, 1920
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Springfield, ILL.; Illinois State Journal Co., State Printers 1920

28 Fortieth Annual Coal Report of Illinois, 1921
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Phillips Bros. Print, Springfield, Illinois; 1921

29 Forty-First Annual Coal Report of Illinois, 1922
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Illinois Printing Co., Danville, ILL., 1922

30 Forty-Second Annual Coal Report of Illinois, 1923
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Illinois Printing Co., Danville, ILL., 1923

31 Forty-Third Annual Coal Report of Illinois, 1924
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Illinois Printing Co., Danville, ILL., 1924

32 Forty-Fifth Annual Coal Report of Illinois, 1925
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Illinois State Journal Co., Springfield, Illinois., 1926

33 Forty-Sixth Annual Coal Report of Illinois, 1926
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Illinois Printing Co., Danville, ILL., 1927

34 Forty-Sixth Annual Coal Report of Illinois, 1927
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Illinois Printing Co., Danville, ILL., 1928

35 Forty-Seventh Annual Coal Report of Illinois, 1928
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Illinois Printing Co., Danville, ILL., 1929

36 Forty-Eighth Annual Coal Report of Illinois, 1929
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Journal Printing Co., Springfield, ILL., 1930

37 Forty-Ninth Annual Coal Report of Illinois, 1930
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Illinois Printing Co., Danville, ILL., 1931

38 Fiftieth Annual Coal Report of Illinois, 1931
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Illinois Printing Co., Danville, ILL., 1932

39 Fifty-First Annual Coal Report of Illinois, 1932
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Journal Printing Co., Springfield, ILL., 1933

40 Fifty-Second Coal Report of Illinois, 1933
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Printed by authority of the State of Illinois

41 Fifty -Third Coal Report of Illinois, 1934
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Printed by authority of the State of Illinois

42 Fifty -Fourth Coal Report of Illinois, 1935
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Printed by authority of the State of Illinois

43 Fifty -Fifth Coal Report of Illinois, 1936
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Printed by authority of the State of Illinois

44 Fifty -Sixth Coal Report of Illinois, 1937
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Printed by authority of the State of Illinois

45 Fifty -Seventh Coal Report of Illinois, 1938
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Printed by authority of the State of Illinois

46 Fifty -Eighth Coal Report of Illinois, 1939
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Printed by authority of the State of Illinois

47 Fifty -Ninth Coal Report of Illinois, 1940
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Printed by authority of the State of Illinois

48 Sixtieth Coal Report of Illinois, 1941
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Printed by authority of the State of Illinois

49 Sixty First Coal Report of Illinois, 1942
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Printed by authority of the State of Illinois

50 Sixty Second Coal Report of Illinois, 1943
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Printed by authority of the State of Illinois

51 Sixty Third Coal Report of Illinois, 1944
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Printed by authority of the State of Illinois

52 Sixty Fifth Coal Report of Illinois, 1946
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Printed by authority of the State of Illinois

53 Sixty Sixth Coal Report of Illinois, 1947
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Printed by authority of the State of Illinois

54 Sixty-seventh Coal Report of Illinois, 1948
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Printed by authority of the State of Illinois

55 Seventieth Coal Report of Illinois, 1951
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Printed by authority of the State of Illinois

56 Eighty-Eighth Coal Report of Illinois, 1969
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Printed by authority of the State of Illinois

57 Coal Mines in Illinois, Peoria County
                Illinois State Geological Survey, 615 East Peabody Drive, Champaign, IL. 61820

58 Statistics of Coal Production in Illinois, 1883,
                A Supplemental Report of the State Bureau of Labor Statistics,
                by John S Lord, Secretary; Springfield, ILL: H. W. Rokker, Printer and Binder; 1883

59 Third Biennial Report, Bureau of Labor Statistics of Illinois, 1884
                Springfield, ILL; H. W. Roker, State Printer and Binder, 1884

60 Statistics of Coal In Illinois 1894
                Thirteenth Annual Report - Springfield, ILL.; Ed. F. Hartman, State Printer, 1895

61 Statistics of Coal In Illinois 1895
                Fourteenth Annual Report;    Springfield, ILL.; ED. F. Hartman, State Printer, 1896

62 Seventeenth Annual Report of the State Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1898
                Coal in Illinois;    Springfield, ILL; Phillips Bros. State Printers, 1899

63 Twenty-Second Annual Coal Report, Illinois Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1903
                Springfield, ILL.; Phillips Bros., State Printers, 1904

64 Twenty-Fifth Annual Coal Report of the Illinois Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1906,
                also the Eighth Annual Report of the Illinois Free Employment Offices, for the Year Ended
                September 30, 1906, David Ross, Secretary; Springfield, -- Springfield, ILL.; Phillips Bros., State Printers, 1907

65 Sixty Fourth Coal Report of Illinois, 1945
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Printed by authority of the State of Illinois

66 Sixty-eighth Coal Report of Illinois, 1949
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Printed by authority of the State of Illinois

67 Sixty-ninth Coal Report of Illinois, 1950
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Printed by authority of the State of Illinois

68 Seventy-first Coal Report of Illinois, 1952
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Printed by authority of the State of Illinois

69 Seventy-second Coal Report of Illinois, 1953
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Printed by authority of the State of Illinois

70 Seventy-fourth Coal Report of Illinois, 1955
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Printed by authority of the State of Illinois

71 Seventy-fifth Coal Report of Illinois, 1956
                Department of Mines and Minerals -- Printed by authority of the State of Illinois


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