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Johnstown Flood Victims

List of dead and missing people in the Johnstown Pennsylvania Flood of 1889. To find out more information about this flood, view pictures and video, visit the main page: The Johnstown Pennsylvania Horror

Last Name, First, Age(if known) Address Buried

Abbreviations used in the list of dead and missing:

GCG:German Catholic Cemetery (Geistown)
GC-PL: Grandview Cemetery Private Lot
GC-PP: Grandview Cemetery Public Plot-Bodies found but not recovered by family/friends
GCS: German Catholic Cemetery (Sandyvale)
LYC: Lower Yoder Catholic Cemetery
Missing: Body Never Recovered
NCR: No Cemetery Record
OCG: Old Catholic Graveyard (Conemaugh Borough)
SC: Sandyvale Cemetery
SM: St. Mary’s Cemetery (Lower Yoder)

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  1. Daily, Mrs. Ann, 60 Locust Street LYC
  2. Daily, Frank, 30 Locust Street LYC
  3. Darr, George, E., 28 Millville Missing
  4. Davis, Mrs. Philip, 60 (unknown) NCR
  5. Davis (family of 3) (unknown) SC
  6. Davis, Mrs. Elizabeth (unknown) GC-PL
  7. Davis, Eliza, M. (unknown) GC-PL
  8. Davis, Margaret, E. (unknown) GC-PL
  9. Davis, William, L. (unknown) GC-PL
  10. Davis, William, G. (unknown) GC-PL
  11. Davis, Mary, G. (unknown) GC-PL
  12. Davis, Mary Ann, 40 Woodvale GC-PL
  13. Davis, Martha, 18 Woodvale Missing
  14. Davis, Ada, 15 Woodvale Missing
  15. Davis, Frank, 8 Woodvale NCR
  16. Davis, Mrs. Thomas, S., 55 Market Street NCR
  17. Davis, Frank, B., 40 Main Street Steubenville, OH
  18. Davis, Frank, infant Main Street Steubenville, OH
  19. Davis, Thomas, S., 59 Locust Street GC-PL
  20. Davis, Mrs. Ann, 60 Locust Street Missing
  21. Davis, Mrs. Mary, 54 Locust Street Missing
  22. Davis, Della, 22 Locust Street Missing
  23. Davis, Evan, 16 Locust Street Missing
  24. Davis, Reese, 13 Locust Street Missing
  25. Davis, Mrs. Mary, D., 55 Millville Missing
  26. Davis, Mrs. Susan, 27 Millville GC-PL
  27. Davis, Clara, 8 Millville GC-PL
  28. Davis, Willie, 3 Millville GC-PL
  29. Davis, Mrs. Cora, B., 25 Water Street GC-PL
  30. DeFrance, Mrs. H.T., 32 Hulbert House Mercer County, PA
  31. Degnan, Mrs. Mary, 60 Cambria LYC
  32. Deible, Harry Woodvale Missing
  33. Deihl, Mrs. Mary, 40 Conemaugh Missing
  34. Deitrich, Mrs. Amelia, 23 Cambria SM
  35. Delaney, Mrs. C.W., 59 Conemaugh Street NCR
  36. Delaney, Charles, 18 Conemaugh Street Missing
  37. Last Name, First,Age(if known) U>Address Buried
  38. Delaney, Mrs. Jessie, 29 Vine Street GC-PL
  39. Delaney, Mrs. Ella, A. (unknown) GC-PL
  40. Devlin, Melissa, 12 E. Conemaugh Missing
  41. DeWalt, Chas. B., 36 Hulbert House Philadelphia, PA
  42. Dibert, John, 56 Main Street GC-PL
  43. Dibert, Blanche, 9 Main Street GC-PL
  44. Dick, Cornell, 17 Locust & John Missing
  45. Diehl, Carrie, 20 Hulbert House Shippensburg, PA
  46. Dill, Robert, 26 Woodvale Missing
  47. Dill, Mrs. Robert, 26 Woodvale Missing
  48. Dill, William, 7 Woodvale Missing
  49. Dill, Harry, 3 Woodvale Missing
  50. Diller, Rev. Alonzo, P. Locust Street GC-PL
  51. Diller, Mrs. Marion Locust Street GC-PL
  52. Diller, Isaac Locust Street GC-PL
  53. Dillon, James, 35 Napoleon Street GC-PP
  54. Dimond, Frank, 36 Conemaugh NCR
  55. Dimond, Mrs. Ann, 64 Conemaugh NCR
  56. Dinant, Lola Locust Street GC-PL
  57. Dinkel, Adam, 50 Conemaugh Missing
  58. Dishong, Lizzie, 22 Union Street Missing
  59. Dixon, David, 40 Millville GC-PL
  60. Dluhos, Jacob, 3 Cambria Missing
  61. Dluhos, Mary, 3 mo. Cambria Missing
  62. Dolny, Mike Cambria Missing
  63. Doorocsik, Mrs. Annie, 28 Cambria NCR
  64. Doorocsik, Miss, 6 Cambria NCR
  65. Doorocsik, Mary, 4 Cambria NCR
  66. Dorillia, Mrs., 30 Cambria Missing
  67. Dorillia (2 other members) Cambria Missing
  68. Dorris, August, 54 Conemaugh GC-PL
  69. Dorsey, John, D. Hulbert House Philadelphia, PA
  70. Doubt, Mrs. William, 63 Cambria NCR
  71. Dougherty, Mary, 16 Cambria NCR
  72. Dow, W.F. Hulbert House New York, NY
  73. Dowling, Mrs. Catherine, 42 Market Street LYC
  74. Dowling, Mary, E., 21 Market Street LYC
  75. Downey, Mrs. Mary, 55 Pearl Street GC-PP
  76. Downs, Mrs. Catherine, 55 Millville LYC
  77. Downs, Mary, 32 Millville LYC
  78. Downs, Katie, 28 Millville LYC
  79. Downs, Willie Millville Missing
  80. Drew, Mrs. Mark, 62 Millville GC-PL
  81. Drew, Mollie, 8 Conemaugh GC-PL
  82. Dudzik, Andrew, 28 Cambria GC-PP
  83. Dudzik, Mike, 21 Cambria Missing
  84. Dudzik, Albert, 21 Cambria Missing
  85. Duncan, Mrs. Sarah, A. 23 Woodvale GC-PL
  86. Dunn, Mary Ann, 25 Prospect LYC
  87. Dyer, Mrs. Nathan, 64 Somerset Street GC-PL


Collection:
Walker, James Herbert. The Johnstown Horror! or Valley of Death: being A Complete and Thrilling Account of the Awful Floods and Their Appalling Ruin. H. J. Smith & Co. 1889.

2 thoughts on “Johnstown Flood Victims”

  1. Mary Ellen Exton

    I need to know if it’s possible that John HENAHAN age 40 listed as a victim of the Johnstown Flood is actually Peter HANIHAN, age 30. Can anyone tell me if there is an original document listing the victims or some other way to determine if a mistake was made? Are there newspaper accounts listing who was missing and on which street they lived?
    Peter Hanihan was born about 1859 in Leechburg, Allegheny County, the son of Matthew Hanihan and Catherine Timmins Hanihan, He is listed in the 1887 Johnstown, Pennsylvania, City Directory as Peter HANNAHAN, a laborer who lived at 142 Brush Street. He would have been about 28 years old, then.
    Also listed as victims missing and never recovered are Mrs. Mary Henahan age 24, Mary Henahan age 7, Catherine Henahan age 4, and Frances Henahan age 1.
    A family story told to me by a cousin is that Peter Hanihan, my great great uncle, volunteered to help recover bodies after the flood and that he died of disease soon afterward. But, to date, I have not found a death or burial record for him, nor, unfortunately, a marriage record.
    Any help will be greatly appreciated.

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