Pioneer Mine Disaster 1930

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Date: 29 Mar 1930 [unknown]
Location: Kettle Island, Bell County, Kentuckymap
Surnames/tags: Mining_Disasters Kentucky Disasters
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History and Circumstances

Rescue Efforts

Results and Findings


NAME AGE DOB Status No. of Children Notes
Allen, Harvey 40 1890 Married 8
Cox, John L. 38 1892 Married 2
Engle, John R. 46 1884 Married 4
Fultz, John C. "Mason" 51 1879 Married 8
Helton, Adron S. 31 1899 Married 3
Hill, Jefferson E. 45 1885 Married 6 General Mine Foreman
Hodge, Luther 29 1901 Married None
Johnson, Lee A Married 1
Jones, James L Married 5
Lasley, Jesse 28 1902 Married 2
Osborne, Ed 19 1911 Single 0
Proffitt, Samuel F 39 1891 Married 6 lived at Jenson
Simpson, Raymond 20 1910 Married None
Sowders, Dave 30 1900 Married 1 AKA Souders
Steele, Elmer 31 1899 Married 3
Vann, M C 32 1898 Married 2 Assistant Foreman


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