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Cable, Il coal mines

Posted: 6 Sep 2002 8:55PM GMT
Classification: Query
Does anyone know if you can get old employee records of the one-time 'BOOM TOWN" of coal mines in Cable, Illinois around 1880 - 1890? Looking for info on Brasmer and/or Dearden families.

Re: Cable, Il coal mines

Posted: 5 Oct 2009 8:12PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Evans
I'm looking for them right now and actually live here in Mercer County. I'm going to Sherrard tomorrow to look at them. Can I help you find something?

Diana Muir
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Re: Cable, Il coal mines

Posted: 5 Oct 2009 10:12PM GMT
Classification: Query

I'm looking for a John Dearden that supposedly worked in the Cable coal mines around 1888-1890. Been looking for this man for years. He is my great grandfather and all I know about him is he married my great grandmother, Amelia Brasmer, in 1888 in Keokujk, Iowa

Re: Cable, Il coal mines

Posted: 6 Oct 2009 2:07PM GMT
Classification: Query
Most of the miners from 1881-1908 were from Wales. Have you searched the immigration records for him, or have any idea of where he came from? I'll see what I can find in Sherrard. Thanks!

Re: Cable, Il coal mines

Posted: 8 Oct 2009 1:11PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: BRASMER; DEARDEN

Source: Annual Coal Report of the Illinois Department of Mines and Minerals.
Beginning about 1881, annual mine reports were prepared by the Illinois Department of Mines and Mining. To find these reports go to a state historical society library, state archive, a large library, or a mining university or college library Internet web site and do a search on the key words of “annual report mines Illinois”. To find these university and public libraries throughout the U.S., do a search on
WorldCat (www.worldcat.org) through your local library web site. The Chicago Public Library, Illinois State Library in Springfield, Milner Library in Normal, Morris Library at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, or LaSalle Public Library in LaSalle have many of the Illinois Annual Coal Reports. These Illinois reports are usually found under Library Call Number TN805.I3 A3. These reports may not only contain names and details for fatal and non-fatal accidents, but also cover strikes, details of mining operations at specific mines, location of the mines, production and operation details for specific mines, names of inspectors, pictures, certification for shot firers and inspectors, names of specific mine personnel, etc. Fatalities and non-fatal accidents with injuries are listed in tables in the books. Specific names are listed in these tables, but these names were not indexed in an alphabetical index for the entire book.
I have data from the Illinois Mining Accidents 1891-1948 and there is no BRASMER or DEARDEN listed. I have been unable to acquire any pre1891 reports even though I have offered to cover the copying costs.
http://www.genealogy.com/users/s/h/e/Jerry-Sherard/ “Mine Accidents U.S., Canada and Australia”

Re: Cable, Il coal mines

Posted: 29 Aug 2013 8:24AM GMT
Classification: Query
I am of brasmer relation you can contact me at 1-309-525-0569

Re: Cable, Il coal mines

Posted: 30 Aug 2013 2:50AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: BRASHEAR
I have no one with the surname BRASMER in my Illinois mining accident database. However, I do have a Theodore Brashear, died 1935NOV3, Johnston City, IL if interested.

From Jerry,
http://www.genealogy.com/users/s/h/e/Jerry-Sherard/ “Mining Accidents U.S., Canada, New Zealand and Australia”
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