Kentucky-Yellow Jacket Mine 1869

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Date: 7 Apr 1869 [unknown]
Location: Gold Hill, Storey County, Nevadamap
Surnames/tags: Mining_Disasters Nevada Disasters
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History and Circumstances

Miner Victims

37 Lives Lost in the Kentucky-Yellow Jacket Gold Mine Fire in Timbers[1]
NameAgeAlternate Name /SpellingApprox DOB
Grant, A G
Hallasy, John30Hallasy, James1839
Hogan, JohnHogan, Patrick
Jewell, EdwardJewell, William
Jones, Johnathan311838
Laity, Thomas321837
Matthews, Joseph211848
Mccallum, Thomas25Mccollum, Thomas or Mccullin, Thomas1844
Mcclelland, John
Mccormick, MichaelMccormick, Richard
Mccoy, Thomas
Mcdonald, Michael
Mcdougal, Archibald "Archie"27Mcdonald, A J1842
Mitchell, William231846
O'brien, John
O'neil, Daniel
Peters, James261843
Quinn, Patrick E
Reinay, A
Rohan, John AkaRowen, John
Ryan, K
Shanet, Jeremiah "Jerry"
Stephens, HarryStevens, Harry
Toland, Thomas
Tompkins, George29Tampkins, George1840
Tooney, Matt
Toy, Anthony24Toy, Richard1845
Williams, William H351834

Name Sourced Bio Connected Category
Bickell, George age 31, b. circa 1838
Bickell, James
Alt. name Bickle, James
age 27, b. circa 1842
Bickell, Richard
Alt. name Bickle, Richard
age 33, b. circa 1836
Blouin, Peter
Buckley, Patrick
Chenette, Jeremiah "Jerry"
Clooney, Martin
Edmonds, George
Alt. name Edwards, George
age 35, b. circa 1834
Glassen, Joseph

Rescue Efforts

Results and Findings

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