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Illinois
Coal & Coal Mining
History & Genealogy

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To Honor and Remember
The Coal Miners
That Gave Their Life
In the Coal Mines of Illinois


Contents
Illinois map Coal Mining by County
 
  Coal Mining History in Illinois
statue Illinois Coal Miners Monuments & Memorials
Photographs and data are always appreciated.
W. Rutledge Inspectors ~ Illinois Coal Mines -- 1882 - 1986
Including Directors of Department of Mines and Minerals
 
1913 Rescue Car Rescue Stations and First-Aid Contests
  Rescue Station Superintendents -- 1910 - 1986
Including Assistants, Rescue Station History
 
  Non-Fatal Casualties
July 1, 1923 - June 30, 1924 & July 1, 1925 - December 31, 1925
 
  Disasters in Illinois Coal Mines
Cherry Monument The Cherry Disaster - Nov. 13, 1909
Bureau County, Illinois
 
On Strike sign
  Early Strikes of Coal Miners 1849 - 1919
      "Battling since 1849"
  Strikes ~ 1894 -- April through August
Turmoil throughout the State
  Battle of Virden -- October 12, 1898
Macoupin County, Illinois
  Strikes ~ 1897
Illinois
  Strikes ~ 1898
Pana, Christian County, Illinois
Aggressive Diggers Strikes ~ 1911 - 1912
Macoupin County, Illinois
  Herrin Massacre -- June 21 & 22, 1922
Williamson County, Illinois
 
Publications
Safteygram cover Safetygram - December 1941
Bell & Zoller Coal Company
Peabody page Peabody People - August 1950
Peabody Coal Company
Kolbe Wheel Ecavator Kolbe Wheel Ecavator
The United Electric Coal Companies Circa 1958
 
Supplements
Krupp Excavator Photographs
Photographs and data are always appreciated
 
Indiana Flag Indiana Coal Mine Fatalities
Illinois' eastern neighbor
 
  UMWA District 12
United Mine Workers of America ~ District 12 ~ Illinois
 
PMA Constitution Cover History of the Progressive Miner's Union
Progressive Miners of America - PMA / Progressive Mine Workers of America - PMWA
 

 
Counties
 
 
Illinois Counties
Adams
* Alexander
Bond
* Boone
Brown
Bureau
Calhoun
* Carroll
Cass
Champaign
Christian
* Clark
Clay
Clinton
Coles
* Cook
Crawford
* Cumberland
* DeKalb
De Witt
Douglas
* DuPage
Edgar
* Edwards
* Effingham
* Fayette
* Ford
Franklin
Fulton
Gallatin
Greene
Grundy
Hamilton
Hancock
Hardin
* Henderson
Henry
* Iroquois
Jackson
Jasper
Jefferson
Jersey
* Jo Daviess
Johnson
* Kane
Kankakee
* Kendall
Knox
La Salle
* Lake
Lawrence
* Lee
Livingston
Logan
McDonough
* McHenry
McLean
Macon
Macoupin
Madison
Marion
Marshall
* Mason
* Massac
Menard
Mercer
Monroe
Montgomery
Morgan
Moultrie
* Ogle
Peoria
Perry
* Piatt
Pike
Pope
* Pulaski
Putnam
Randolph
Richland
Rock Island
Saline
Sangamon
Schuyler
Scott
Shelby
St. Clair
Stark
* Stephenson
Tazewell
* Union
Vermilion
Wabash
Warren
Washington
* Wayne
White
* Whiteside
Will
Williamson
* Winnebago
Woodford
 
* No coal mining data located
 
Adams County, Illinois
      Coal Mines
      including History
 
 
Bond County, Illinois
      Coal Mines       including History
      Fatalities
      Non-Fatal Casualties
 
 
Brown County, Illinois
      Coal Mines
      including History
 
 
Bureau County, Illinois
      Coal Mining       including History
      Coal Mines
      Fatalities A - H
      Fatalities J - P
      Fatalities R - Z
      The Cherry Disaster
of Nov. 13, 1909
      Non-Fatal Casualties
 
 
Calhoun County, Illinois
      Coal Mines
      including Years of Operation
 
 
Cass County, Illinois
      Coal Mines
      including History and Fatalities
 
 
Champaign County, Illinois
      Champaign County Coal Mining
 
 
Christian County, Illinois
      Coal Mines
      including History, Photos, Biographies & Cemeteries
      Fatalities
      Non-Fatal Casualties

 
 
Clay County, Illinois
      Clay County Coal Mining
 
 
Clinton County, Illinois
      Coal Mines
            plus two near-by mines in St. Clair Co., IL
      History & Biographies
      Fatalities
      Non-Fatal Casualties
 
 
Coles County, Illinois
      Coles County Coal Mining
 
 
Crawford County, Illinois
      Coal Mines
      including History & Fatalities
 
 
DeWitt, County, Illinois
      Coal Mining Notes
 
 
Douglas County, Illinois
      Douglas County Coal Mining
      including Coal Mines & Fatalities
 
 
Edgar County, Illinois
      Edgar County Coal Mining
      including History, Coal Mines & Fatality
 
 
Franklin, County, Illinois
      Coal Mining       including History
      Coal Mines
      Fatalities A - C
      Fatalities D - H
      Fatalities I - L
      Fatalities M - P
      Fatalities Q - T
      Fatalities U - Z
      Non-Fatal Casualties

 
 
Fulton County, Illinois
      Coal Mining
      Coal Mines A - F
      Coal Mines G - P
      Coal Mines R - Z
      Fatalities
      Non-Fatal Casualties

 
 
Gallatin County, Illinois
      Coal Mines       including History
      Fatalities
      Non-Fatal Casualties
 
 
Greene County, Illinois
      Coal Mines
      including History and Fatalities
 
 
Grundy County, Illinois
      History - Coal Mining
      1883 Diamond Coal Mine Disaster
      Coal Mines A - G
      Coal Mines H - Z
      Fatalities
      Non-Fatal Casualties

 
 
Hamilton County, Illinois
      Coal Mines
      including History
 
 
Hancock County, Illinois
      Coal Mines
      including History and Fatalities
 
 
Hardin, County, Illinois
      Coal Mining Notes
 
 
Henry County, Illinois
      Coal Mines
      Fatalities
      Non-Fatal Casualties

 
 
Jackson County, Illinois
      Coal Mining in Jackson County
            Coal Mines A - J
            Coal Mines K - Z
            Coal Mines Strip
            Fatalities
            Non-Fatal Casualties
 
 
Jasper County, Illinois
      Coal Mines
      including History and notes
 
 
Jefferson County, Illinois
      Coal Mines       including History
      Fatalities
      Non-Fatal Casualties
 
 
Jersey County, Illinois
      Coal Mines
      including History and notes
 
 
Johnson County, Illinois
      Coal Mines       including History
      Fatalities
      Non-Fatal Casualties
 
 
Kankakee County, Illinois
      Coal Mines
      including Coal Mines & Fatalities
 
 
Knox County, Illinois
      Coal Mines       including History
      Fatalities
      Non-Fatal Casualties
 
 
LaSalle County, Illinois
      Coal Mines
      including History notes and Biographies
      Fatalities
      Non-Fatal Casualties

 
 
Lawrence County, Illinois
      Brief Coal History
 
 
Livingston County, Illinois
      Coal Mines       including History
      Fatalities
      Non-Fatal Casualties
 
 
Logan County, Illinois
      Coal Mines       including History
      Fatalities
      Non-Fatal Casualties
 
 
Macon County, Illinois
      Coal Mines       including History
      Fatalities
      Non-Fatal Casualties
 
 
Macoupin County, Illinois
      Coal Mining in Macoupin County
      Coal Mines
      Fatalities
 
 
Madison County, Illinois
      Coal Mining in Madison County
            including History
                  Coal Mines A - F
                  Coal Mines G - L
                  Coal Mines M - Z
                  Fatalities
                  Non-Fatal Casualties
 
 
Marion County, Illinois
      Coal Mines       including History
      Fatalities
      Non-Fatal Casualties

 
 
Marshall County, Illinois
      Coal Mining       including History
      Coal Mines A - K
      Coal Mines L - Y
      Fatalities
      Non-Fatal Casualties

 
 
McDonough County, Illinois
      Coal Mines
      including Fatalities and related coal mine histories
      plus an interesting tidbit about using dogs instead of mules in a coal mine.
 
 
McLean County, Illinois
      Coal Mines
      including History, Biographies & Fatalities
 
 
Menard County, Illinois
      Coal Mines       including History
      Fatalities
      Non-Fatal Casualties
 
 
Mercer County, Illinois
      Coal Mines       including History
      Fatalities
      Non-Fatal Casualties
 
 
Monroe, County, Illinois
      Coal Mining
      including Coal Mines
 
 
Montgomery County, Illinois
      Coal Mining
      including History, Biographies & Cemeteries
      Coal Mines
      Fatalities
      Non-Fatal Casualties

 
 
Morgan, County, Illinois
      Coal Mining
      including Coal Mines
 
 
Moultrie County, Illinois
      Coal Mines       including History
      Fatalities
      Non-Fatal Casualties

 
 
Peoria County, Illinois
      Coal Mines
      Coal Mine Fatalities
      Non-Fatal Casualties

 
 
Perry County, Illinois
      Coal Mining in Perry County
            including History and Fatalities
                  Coal Mines A - M
                  Coal Mines N - Z
                  Coal Mines Strip
                  Fatalities
                  Non-Fatal Casualties
 
 
Pike, County, Illinois
      Coal Mining
      including Coal Mines & History
 
 
Pope, County, Illinois
      Coal Mining
 
 
Putnam, County, Illinois
      Coal Mining       including History
      Coal Mines
      Fatalities
      Non-Fatal Casualties

 
 
Randolph County, Illinois
      Coal Mines       including History
      Coal Mine Fatalities
      Non-Fatal Casualties

 
 
Richland County, Illinois
      Coal Mines
 
 
Rock Island County, Illinois
      Coal Mining      including History
      Coal Mines
      Fatalities
      Non-Fatal Casualties

 
 
Saline County, Illinois
      History
      Coal Mines A to I
      Coal Mines J to P
      Coal Mines R to Z
      Fatalities A to J
      Fatalities K to Q
      Fatalities R to Z
      Non-Fatal Casualties

 
 
Sangamon County, Illinois
       Coal Mining History, etc.
      Coal Mines
      Fatalities A to L
      Fatalities M to Z
      Non-Fatal Casualties

 
 
Schuyler County, Illinois
      Coal Mines
      including History & Fatalities
 
 
Scott County, Illinois
      Coal Mines
      including History, Biographies & Fatalities
 
 
Shelby County, Illinois
      Coal Mines       including History
      Fatalities
      Non-Fatal Casualties
 
 
St Clair County, Illinois
      Coal Mines
      Fatalities
      Non-Fatal Casualties

 
 
Stark County, Illinois
      Coal Mining       including History
      Coal Mines A - L
      Coal Mines M - W
      Fatalities
      Non-Fatal Casualties


 
 
Tazewell County, Illinois
      Coal Mines       including History
      Fatalities
      Non-Fatal Casualties

 
 
Vermilion County, Illinois
      Coal Mines & Coal Mining
      including, Coal Mines, Biographies, History, some Photographs
 
      Fatalities    A to I
      Fatalities    J to R
      Fatalities    S to Z
      Non-Fatal Casualties

 
 
Wabash County, Illinois
      Coal Mines
 
 
Warren County, Illinois
      Coal Mines
      including History & Fatalities
 
 
Washington County, Illinois
      Coal Mines       including History & Photos
      Fatalities
      Non-Fatal Casualties

 
 
White County, Illinois
      Coal Mines       including History
      Fatalities
      Non-Fatal Casualties
 
 
Will County, Illinois
      Coal Mines
      Fatalities
      Non-Fatal Casualties

 
 
Williamson County, Illinois
      Williamson County, Illinois
            Coal Mines including History
      Fatalities   A to G
      Fatalities   H to P
      Fatalities   R to Z
      Non-Fatal Casualties

      Herrin Massacre     June 21 & 22, 1922
 
 
Woodford County, Illinois
      Coal Mines       including History
      Fatalities
      Non-Fatal Casualties
 
 
Additional Illinois Mining Information :
      The Progressive Miners of America and the 1930's
      Illinois Mine War "No Backward Step"    by Greg Boozell
 
 

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