Miner’s First Name:   William
Miner’s Middle Name:   
Miner’s Last Name:   Thompson
Miner’s Picture:   
Birth Place of Miner:   New York
Miner’s Country:   USA
Arrived in USA:   

Miner Information:
William and his wife Selinda are buried at Pine Hill Cemetery, Shickshinny PA. His sons Edgar and James were also killed in coal mine related accidents.

Place & Manner of Miner’s Death:   Paxton Coal Mine, Shickshinny PA; Killed in a rock fall
Died:   June 29, 1872
Birth Date:   October 11, 1826

Married:   Yes
Place Miner Was Married:   ?

Wife’s Name:   Selinda
Wife’s Middle Name:   Jane
Wife’s Last Name:    Washburn
Birth Place of Wife:   Beaver Meadows, Carbon County, PA.
Wife’s Country:   USA
Arrived in USA:   
Place & Manner of Wife’s Death:   Luzerne Borough, PA. Died from an illness.
Died:   December 1, 1886
Birth Date:   November 25, 1827

Number of Children:   9

Child Name 1:   Jane
Child’s Middle Name:   Elizabeth
Child’s Last Name:   Thompson
Birth Date:   October 8, 1849

Child Name 2:   Albert
Child’s Middle Name:   Henry
Child’s Last Name:   Thompson
Birth Date:   January 2, 1851

Child Name 3:   Edgar
Child’s Middle Name:   Nelson
Child’s Last Name:   Thompson
Birth Date:   October 9, 1854

Child Name 4:   Rose
Child’s Middle Name:   Eudora
Child’s Last Name:   Thompson
Birth Date:   May 16, 1857

Child Name 5:   Martha
Child’s Middle Name:   Ellen
Child’s Last Name:   Thompson
Birth Date:   February, 1860

Child Name 6:   Anne
Child’s Middle Name:   Margaret
Child’s Last Name:   Thompson
Birth Date:   June 2, 1863

Child Name 7:   Emily
Child’s Middle Name:   Dolly
Child’s Last Name:   Thompson
Birth Date:   July 7, 1865

Child Name 8:   Mary
Child’s Middle Name:   Etta
Child’s Last Name:   Thompson
Birth Date:   February 24, 1868

Child Name 9:   James
Child’s Middle Name:   Parmer
Child’s Last Name:   Thompson
Birth Date:   October 10, 1852

Child Name 10:   
Child’s Middle Name:   
Child’s Last Name:   
Birth Date:   

Author’s Name:   Agnes
Author’s Middle Name:   Dorothy
Author’s Last Name:   Steinhauer
Relationship to Miner:   Great-great-granddaughter