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Osceola 1878
Ivill 1881
Catsburg 1889
Rostraver 1890
Gallatin 1897
Johnetta 1899
Hazel 1902
Marianna 1907
Francis 1903
James Jones 1835
John H. Jones 1866
Thomas P. Jones 1868
William I. Jones 1869
David G. Jones 1871
Harry P. Jones 1873
Mary Agnes Jones 1877
E. Frank Miller 1882
William Ivill 1819
Ann Agnes Ivill 1845
John J. Ivill 1862
William C. Ivill 1881
Harry E. Ivill 1885
W. F. Holsing 1840
W. J. Holsing 1869
Fredrick Holsing 1896
Stella Holsing 1900
James J. Holsing 1902
Holsing Family Photos
Patzsch Family 1912
James Jones 1912
Ann Agnes Ivill 1895
David G. Jones 1915
William I. Jones 1905
W. J. Holsing 1929
John H. Jones 1959
John H. Jones Mayor '05
James Jones B-day '07
FRANCIS MINE: Burgettstown, PA

Real Photo Postcard mailed in 1909.
Written on back: Mr. George Meyres, New Middletown, O. "This is the place where that woman shot the man that they had so much fun about.....I have been working all winter, just missed seven days since last fall." WAM

Located on the P. C. C. & St. L., Railroad, one mile west of Burgettstown, Washington Co., PA

From "The Old Miner"
Jones, David G. (Superintendent, ca.1903, Francis Mine, for Pittsburg and Buffalo Company.) (General Superintendent, ca.1903, ca.1905, ca.1913 Pittsburg Buffalo Company, Francis Mine.) A slope opening. The company began shipping coal in the month of August, 1903. The mine is being operated day and night so as to develop the property as quickly as possible to obtain a large production.

Francis MineThe Dinsmore Dam was built in the early 1900's. When they built the company towns they often had to provide a water source for the homes. They built this dam and a reservoir at Marianna. This image is actually a photo postcard. Note the postal stamp.