Marvel Mine Disaster 1916

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Date: 22 Oct 1916 [unknown]
Location: Marvel, Bibb County, Alabamamap
Surnames/tags: Mining_Disasters Alabama Disasters
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History and Circumstances

  • Date: Oct 22, 1916
  • Location: Marvel, Bibb County, Alabama
  • Victims: 18 casualties
  • Cause: Explosion
Name Sourced Bio Connected Category
John Bell
W. F. Cochran
Earle Collins
Bruce Findley
G. C. Findley
W. B. Freeman
Mose Harvel
George Jones
George Liddell (or Liddle)
H. F. Lowrey
Alexander Martin
Tinney Martin
Dewey McDonald
D. N. Oglestree
Dave Pervis
Roscoe Robinson
John Stokes
Sim Watts

Rescue Efforts

Results and Findings

To Create the Category

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