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Nellis Mine disaster,boone co. wva

Nellis Mine disaster,boone co. wva

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Nellis Mine Boone County WV

Nellis Mine Disaster

Madlyn Scott (View posts)
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Classification: Query
Have received a message from someone on line who says the Nellis (Boone Co.) WV mine disaster occured on Nov. 6,l943. His relatives (Gunnoe)were among the miners killed. He has a video of the momument placed there and the names of all the miners are on that plaque. He has to find the video to get the list.

Nellis No. 3

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Surnames: Gunnoe, Gunoe

Boone County, WV. Book titled "They Died for King Coal", by Lacy A. Dillon (available through, pages 122-123, chapter 43, Nellis No. 3, November 8, 1943
shows fatalities for that tragedy as:
William Barker
Julius Demokes
Kester Gunoe
William H. Gunoe
(Kester and William are brothers)
O'Dell Linville
Onala Miller
John Setliff
Steve Turkovitch
Lawrence Vincent
John Williams
William Workman

My father was listed in the preceding chapter for Pursglove No. 15.

Walk in peace my friends.

Re: Nellis No. 3

Posted: 993317652000
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the name kester gunnoe listed in the names of the people who got killed in the nellis mines, should have read lester gunnoe.lester and william was my grandpa and uncle.
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