MINERS OF GEORGE'S CREEK VALLEY
Dramatic stories, taken from history, of
George's Creek Valley Miners who perished in the coal mines.
Glimpse the lives of our brave and hard-working ancestors
who gave their lives to the coal mines,
and the families they left behind.
These compelling articles are a collaboration of
Polla Drummond Horn, Bucky Schriver & Barb Armstrong
and previously published in The Frostburg Express
They are very graciously shared with us here, for all to enjoy.
You may find one of your mining ancestors that will help in your own research
Detailed accounts of mine tragedies
Links to Miner Recollections are listed below.
The Coal Miner Memorial Statue Fund is accepting contributions for the placement of
an educational memorial near the crossroads of
state Route 36 and the National Road in Frostburg. .
A bronze statue will honor all of our Georges Creek Valley miners,
and name those who perished while mining.
Tax-deductible donations can be mailed to the
Foundation for Frostburg CMMSF
P.O. Box 765
Frostburg, MD 21532
Historical research uncovers sources that are not always accurate.
We welcome updated information and encourage your participation.
Polla at email@example.com
or Bucky Schriver at firstname.lastname@example.org
to share your thoughts and stories.
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Those Who Died Four Brothers Walker
Keiling Michael & Frankland Miller Shertzer
Francis Wilhelm Hott & Armstrong Fairgrieve
Hausrath Mills Yates Hughes & Clark Bowen
Beeman, Sexton & Douglas
Sampson Leptic Family Bush, Cavanaugh & Scally
George Fair Keller & Berry Beemans
John Canning Boyd Peter McGuire
Jenkins, Whiteman, & Thomas
Warnick ~ Green Layman
Brunotte, Hamilton, Condry, Kight & Smith
Unique Coal Fields-John Welsh
Clupp Family John Benson Ruffo Family
Murder of Douglas Love
Loar, Smith & Dodds Gracie Evans Family;
Joseph Henry Wolford John Keirs, Jr.
Dickel & Hosken Leake Mungo Walker
John Shell, Jr. Michaels & Hockenberry Maryland First Aid
Andrew Walker & Frank Strother
James & William Starkey Alonzo Howsare
Alfred Metz Pietro Bommicino David Peebles
Children of The Dark Greenhorn ~ Preston
Lonaconing's Men of Steele Duffy Family
Russell Youst Eli Thomas Mears Joseph Timmons
Harry Graney Armold~Riggleman
John P. “Stumper” Race Tools and Bravery
Mooney & Eisentrout Child Labor Francis Meyers
William Gillespie O'Brien Family Urban Shea
Flower Children Three Thomas Families