Daniel Horan
(-Bef 1900)


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1. Ellen Keating

Daniel Horan 1

  • Marriage (1): Ellen Keating
  • Died: Bef 1900, , , PA

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Newspaper: Philadelphia Time: Mine Boilers Explode: Daniel Horan Serioiusly Injured, 3 Mar 1891, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 2 MINE BOILERS EXPLODE.
Several Men Injured and Valuable Property Destroyed
SHAMOKIN, March 2. -- Two boilers at the Henry Clay Colliery exploded at 8 o'clock this morning. Four firemen were at one end of the boiler cleaning the fire, and had just vacated the spot when a terrible explosion followed. The boilers were located in the first set, at the entrance to the building, and were blown in all directions. Two of the boilers were lifted from their resting place and hurled along the banks of the Reading Railroad, sixty feet distant. Six others were also dislodged.
Samuel Hause and Daniel Horan, engineers, were struck by the flying debris and seriously injured. Fitzgard, a water boy, was the victim of a brick that had been sent high into the air, and slightly injured. Two other employees were also hurt. The boiler house is a complete wreck, and the loss is estimated at $20,000. The colliery was compelled to suspend work for a few days until the damage is repaired. An investigation into the cause of the disaster has been commenced.

Daniel married Ellen Keating. (Ellen Keating was born in Mar 1864 in , , NY 3.)


1 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 71830. John Horan. Father Donald Horan. Mother Ellen Keating.

2 <i>Philadelphia Times (Philadelphia, PA)</i>, 3 Mar 1891, page 1.

3 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M3Q7-1JH John Horan in household of Ellen Horan, ED 145 West Hazleton borough Ward 1-3, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 5B, family 97.

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