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From: Lynn Franger <>
Subject: Re: [PACAMBRI] Nanty Glo Mine Question
Date: Thu, 20 Mar 2014 17:06:02 -0500
Thank you for clarifying that. I didn't think Charles looked right. I will have to check the links when I get back to good Internet. Yes, John did move on to Chicago. He died there in 1953.
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On Mar 20, 2014, at 11:59 AM, "JCTripp" <> wrote:
> Hi Lynn,
> I looked at John's registration card. Sorry, I didn't see *Charles*.
> The handriting has a florish with the letters N in Nantyglo (sic), M in Mar & Miner, etc.
> The *L* letters in Collieries peak well above the *ieries* bits.
> (I used a cap L in this email for clarity, image uses lowercase l)
> I think the 1st letter is *W* and there are no *L* letters in the word you are questioning.
> Looks like *Warren Collieries* to me.
> You can read about the Warren Colliery at Raymond A. Washlaski's Rootsweb Coal Mines of PA site (letter W) - -
> Betty Nedrich & Bill Martin included Warren Colliery in their history of Nanty Glo at the Nanty Glo Home Page - -
> Additionally, George Warholic hosts Blacklick Twp at the PaCambria site. He may some information.
> Did John move on to Chicago,Cook Co, ILL?
> Regards, Jane Tripp
> ----- Original Message -----
> Sent: Thursday, March 20, 2014 12:56 AM
> Subject: [PACAMBRI] Nanty Glo Mine Question
> My grand-uncle, John McGoldrick listed on his 1918 WWI Draft Registration
> that he was a miner. It is hard to read, but he listed his employer as
> Charles Collieries???? in Nanty Glo. I am trying to figure out the writing.
> Would anyone be familiar with this name?
> Lynn McGoldrick Franger
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