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Two Miner's Death Certificates: VA and WV
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This morning I found another death certificate on the West Virginia Archives website so I'll link that too.
Here's how to find the two men:
A. William Smith, age 24, died 1895 "killed in mine"
1. go to The Library of Virginia http://www.lva.lib.va.us/
2. Click on "What We Have"
3. Scroll down to Vital Statistics
4. Scroll Down to Death Records Indexing Project
5. On the Basic Search Page type in "Isaac Smith"
6. Click on the first entry, Smith, Wm. 1895 and the following entry should appear:
Place of death: Albemarle County.
Cause of death: Killed in mine.
Age at death: 24 years.
Smith, Jane, parent.
Smith, Isaac, parent.
Unknown, informant (Mother).
Virginia Genealogical Society.
B. George L. Wade, died Sept. 15, 1929
1. Go to the West Virginia Division of Culture and History
2. Click on Death
3. Type in George Wade and Kanawha County
4. Click on George Wade
5. Click on View the Record Image
6. On the Death certificate under occupation it says, "Coal Miner, Mining Coal"
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