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Abelset, J.  Passenger on steam schooner Noyo, departing Seattle for Copper River ports with a few passengers for Juneau and Skagway, Seattle P-I, 3/16/98;

Abercrombie, Capt. W. R.  Army Officer on steamer Valencia, departing Seattle 4/7/98, Seattle P-I 4/8/98 & Seattle Times, 4/8/98; Miners at Klutina Lake Camp pass resolution saying "that Abercrombie's statements regarding strikes and trails, as published in western papers, were false and unwarranted." 7/23/1898, Crary, Diary, p. 10; Dooley reports his passing through Cox's Landing, Dooley Diary, 8/19/98; Guiteau, Abercrombie, & photographer from Leslie's Magazine have dinner at Holman's with vegetables from Holman's garden, Abercrombie interested in agricultural potential of Copper Center area Guiteau, Diary, 8/22/98; Files claim with Stephen Birch on Eagle River, 1899, PWSMDR, Bk. 2. p. 146; Arrives with survey party including Powell "a friend of Watson's" at Klutina Lake Camp, 8/18/1898, Crary Diary, p. 11; Known to object to miner's meetings sometimes, Golden Cross? p. 13; "Abercrombie claimed at a meeting this evening that the government of Alaska has been put in hands of military." 8/19/1898, Crary Diary, p. 12; Powell accompanies on an exploring trip to the Alaska Range, 1898, Trailing; Hazelet waits to meet to "get information on mining law from him," Hazelet Diary, 9/26/98; 10/2/98; Files claim on east side of Port Wells Bay, 9/8/1899, Chris Christiansen, Phil Blumauer, J. C. Black, Duncan MacCaley (?), W. R. Abercrombie; also claim on west side, PWSMDR, Bk. 2, pp. 223-224; Location Notice 9/4/1899: W. R. Abercrombie, C. P. Smith, J.  C. Black, Phil Blumauer, J. J. Abercrombie, Louis Blumauer, on Cutsina [Kotsina?] River near Mt. Blackburn, ML, Bk. 3 (Bks. J & F), p. 44;

Abercrombie, J. J.  Location Notice 9/4/1899: W. R. Abercrombie, C. P. Smith, J. C. Black, Phil Blumauer, J. J. Abercrombie, Louis Blumauer Cutsina River near Mt. Blackburn, ML, Bk. 3 (Bks. J & F), p. 44;

Aberheim, Sidney.  Co-Locator with W. C. Bruce, "W. C. Bruce Placer Claim," on Manker Creek, 7/20/98, witnesses: W. Grogg, Nels Jepson, TMDR, p. 11;

Ackley, -. Hometown: Spirit Lake, IA; Hazelet reaches camp of Ackley, Maine and Roff on Gakona, Hazelet Diary, 11/6/98;

Ackroyd, -.  Hometown: St. Louis, MO; Listed in names & address section, Dooley Diary;

Adair, M. N.  Passenger on steamer Alliance, departing Seattle for Yakutat Bay and Valdes, 3/24/98; party of 37 from Sioux City, IA led by J. N. Henry were to be dropped off at Yakutat, the others apparently headed for Valdes, Seattle P-I, 3/25/98;

Adams, A. A.  Passenger on steam schooner Noyo, departing Seattle for Copper River ports with a few passengers for Juneau and Skagway, Seattle P-I, 3/16/98; Alaska Mutual Mining Company, 14 members on Noya: Guy, Ladward, Mahle, J.W. Morgan, W. Seitz, W. Klein, R. Klein, A. Adams, A. Harward, A. Carvey, C. Decker, J. Steinmits, H. Price, and W. Tynor;

Adams, A. M.  (See A.W. Adams, "W" easily confused with "M"); First class passenger boarding Valencia in Seattle, departing Seattle 3/6/98 with 600 passengers, Seattle P-I, 3/6/98;

Adams, A. W.  Locator, "High-Price" No. 2 above Canyon on Manker Creek, 10/6/98, witness B. Taylor,TMDR, p. 76; Filed claim in 1898-1899, TMDR, p. 28;

Adler, M. L.  Filed in 1898-1899, VMDR, p. 86, 104;

Agassig, R. L.  Co-locator with J. Manker of "Jas. Manker" Placer Claim, The Discovery, on Manker Creek, 7/20/98, witnesses, W. C. Bruce, W. Grogg, TMDR, p. 51;

Aggrisek, G. A.  Passenger on the Rival departing Port Townsend, WA 3/6/98, Port Townsend Leader, 3/7/98;

Agner, Charles.  Passenger on steam schooner Noyo, departing Seattle for Copper River ports with a few passengers for Juneau and Skagway, Seattle P-I, 3/16/98;

Ahren Brothers.  Crary camps in their tent,  7/28/1898, Crary Diary, p. 11; Charles and Will Ahren, went hunting at Klutina Lake Camp, 8/26/1898, Crary Diary, p. 11; sold out, 19/3/1898, Crary Diary, p. 15;

Ahrens, George.  Passenger List -- Steam Schooner Albion -- Departed Portland for Copper River, 4/9/98, Portland Oregonian, 4/10/98;

Ahrens, Will.  Passenger List -- Steam Schooner Albion -- Departed Portland for Copper River, 4/9/98, Portland Oregonian, 4/10/98; Charles and Will Ahren, went hunting at Klutena Lake Camp, 8/26/1898, Crary Diary Ms. p. 11; sold out, 19/3/1898, Crary Diary Ms. p. 15;

Ailsworth, J. J.  (Also Aylsworth, Seattle P-I article on Whitney Party); Second-class passenger on steamer Excelsior, departing Seattle, 2/27/98 for Valdez, Seattle P-I , 2/28/98;

Alberti, Rosa.  Passenger list for steamer Alliance, departing Seattle 4/19/98 for Orca and Valdes, Seattle P-I, 4/20/98;

Alderson, A. Passenger on Helen Almy bound for Copper River, capsized shortly after departing San Francisco, 3/20/98, Seattle P-I, 3/23/98;

Alford, Charles H.  First class passenger boarding Valencia in Seattle, departing Seattle 3/6/98 with 600 passengers, Seattle P-I, 3/6/98;

Alhousen, Ed. Passenger, steam schooner National City, departing Portland, OR, 3/14/98 with "by far the larger number of her passengers" bound for the Copper River, but a few for Dyea/Skagway, Portland Oregonian, 3/15/98;

Alleman, -.  Died on Valdez Glacier, Dr. Logan's party, bodies found in a crevasse in Brown in Abercrombie 1900, p. 38;

Allen, -. Dr.  Member of Swan's Party along with Shepard, Moore, and Williams landing at Swanport, Nov. 1897, Pathfinder, VI:6, 4/1925, pp. 7-8; Has contract at Orca to handle mail 1898, employed by Pacific Steam Whaling Company, miner's very critical of his conduct, Bourke Journal, p. 80;

Allen, H. B.  Hometown: Orca, AK;   Witness, for Nilsen's location notice, 7/15/97, PWSMDR, Bk. 1, p. 30; (also other times in bk, not entered); On site reresentative for a Phoenix, AZ railway company; proposes building RR from extreme head of Valdez Bay along the Valdez or "Little" River for 30 miles and then tunneling under a ridge and on into the Yukon, story written by H. B. Allen, correspondent, Seattle P-I, 3/9/98;

Allen, J. C.  Hometown: Fall River, MA; Company: Conn & Alaska Mining and Trading. Gold Hunters, p. 9; Lawson, Allen, Oberfeld and Frickel leave Conn & AMT Co. to search for gold by themselves, Margeson, Gold Hunters, p. 76; Allen & Lawson spent summer on Klutina & Copper Rivers, Margeson, Gold Hunters, p. 77;

Allen, Robert.  Passenger list -- Steam schooner Albion, departing Portland 3/8/98, Portland Oregonian, 3/8/98;

Allen, Sylvester.  Passenger list for steamer Alliance, departing Seattle 4/19/98 for Orca and Valdes, Seattle P-I, 4/20/98;

Allerman, A.  See Elliman, Alfred

Allis, H. G.  Hometown: Little Rock, AR; Led party up Copper River to Bremner in 1898; purchased from Chief Nicolai copper bornite ore; carried to States and organized the Chittyna Company; 1899 Allis not able to return, sends McClellan to meet Peterson and find Nicolai's source, Millard, TVN, 1:7, 4/20/01;

Allison, E.A.  Hometown: Macom (?), IL; Dooley sees, Diary, 8/9/98; goes to Lake [Klutina] with, Diary, 8/13/98; Dooley goes toCox's Landing with, Diary, 8/14/98; visits back and forth with Dooley, passim.; Names and address list, Dooley Diary; (Note: Dooley and Allison were together on the Rival);

Allison, E. C.  (See Ed A. Allison); Passenger on the Rival departing Port Townsend, WA 3/6/98, Port Townsend Leader, 3/7/98; (Note: Dooley and Allison were together on the Rival);

Alstrum, James.  Hometown: Highwood, CT; Company: Conn & Alaska Mining and Trading, Gold Hunters, p. 9; Locator, Eagle Placer Claim, No. 1 on Connecticut Creek a tributary to Manker Creek, 7/27/98, witnesses Margeson & Sweet, TMDR, p. 60;

Alwing, Jos.  Second-class passenger on steamer Excelsior, departing Seattle, 2/27/98 for Valdez, Seattle P-I, 2/28/98;

Ames, Eugene G.  Born: Houghton, MI, 3/3/1868 (Pioneers); Hometown: Owen, WI, C1900; Passenger list for the schooner Hera, departed Seattle for Copper River 3/22/98, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 3/23/98; Arrived in Alaska, April 1898, C1900; Mining Agreement between W. F. Wharton and E. G. Ames to supply Ames, 3/18/1898, ML, Bk G. p. 706-709; Filed claim in 1898-1899, TMDR; Subscribed to a relief station fund for 1899 on Valdez Glacier, in Valdez, 1898, CS1;

Ammann, Adolph.  (Also: Ammand, A.); Hometown: Catskill, NY; Passenger list--Steam schooner Albion, departing Portland 3/8/98, Portland Oregonian, 3/8/98; Crossed Valdez Glacier in 1898, BS, p. 44; QCMDR, 1898, Locator, p. 39; Locator with Scott, Denler, Opie, E. Young, J. McIntyre, W. J. Gardner, Carrie Ammann, QCMDR, 1898, p. 45; Locator, QCMDR, 1899, p. 121; QCMDR, 1898, Locator, p. 46; Witness for Mellerk, p. 125; for Rose Johnson, p. 127; Babcock reports working claim in 1899, In Abercrombie 1900, p. 68;

Ammann, Carrie O.  (Mrs. Adolph). Born: Catskill, NY. Oct. 1863, C1900; Hometown: Catskill, NY C1900; Passenger list -- Steam schooner Albion, departing Portland 3/8/98, Portland Oregonian, 3/8/98; Arrived in Alaska, March 1898, C1900; Locator with Scott, Denler, Opie, E. Young, J. McIntyre, W. J. Gardner, Adolph Ammann, QCMDR, p. 45; Babcock reports working claim in 1899, In Abercrombie 1900, p. 68;

Amy, W. S.  Passenger boarded the steamer Wolcott in San Francisco, left Seattle for Copper River, 11/20/97, Seattle P-I, 11/21/97; Cashman stops at Amy's Cabin at Copper Center, Thanksgiving, 1898, Cashman in Abercrombie 1900, p.166; Hazelet stays at Amy's cabin at Copper Center, Hazelet Diary, 10/18/98; 5/8/1899, Powell camps with Amy, Louvrous, Finch, Fish, Fitch who are sledding outfits over the divide (Thompson Pass), Powell, Trailing, p. 146; Part of group that found Nicoli Copper Vein, Millard,TVN, 1:1, 3/6/1901; Oscar Rohn reports McClellan, Amy and Millard got through Keystone Canyon before Rice, Young, Downey & Holman parties did on June 19th 1899 and are building trail at Tsaina when they catch up; meets McClellan, Amy, Millard & others on Tsaina, Abercrombie, 1900, p. 113 ff; "10 men from Valdez stopped at Co. City - Dan Kain, Brown, McClellan, Bates, Hamlin, McCormack, Fitch, Leverose, Amy, and Senders," Dooley Diary, 5/20/99; "Amy and McClellan came up on way to divide," Dooley Diary, 6/4/99; QCMDR, 1899: witness for Chisholm, QCMDR, p. 159; Locator, 7/30/1899, QCMDR, p. 159; Co-locators: Kain, Amy, McClellan, Sweeny, 7/5/1899, QCMDR, p. 160; Locator, QCMDR, p. 164;

Anacker, William H.  (Also: Anaker, possibly Anackin); Born: Germany, Dec. 1873 (5?), C1900 ; Hometown: Blunt C. MN; Arrived in Alaska, 1898, C1900; Filed claim in 1898-1899, TMDR, p. 89; witness to Jones in Chisna District, VMDR, p. 155;

Anackin, Wm. H.  (See: Anacker). Witness to location notice A. Jones, in Chisna, 9/21/99, VMDR, p. 147; Location Notice, Red Mt. Creek of the Chisna River in Chistochina River Territory, 9/21/99, VMDR, p. 148;

Anderson, -.  Born: Sweden; Hometown: Boston, MA;  In party of six Swedes (Anderson, Nelsen, Lofgreen, Hansen, Hanz, Proden) from Boston with Hazelet on Klutina, Diary, 6/12/98; leaves with Colby for Valdez, Hazelet Diary, 8/30/98;

Anderson, A.  Second-class passenger on steamer Excelsior, departing Seattle, 2/27/98 for Valdez, Seattle P-I, 2/28/98;

Anderson, A. W.  ("s" missing/blank space, passenger list); Passenger on the Rival departing Port Townsend, WA 3/6/98, Port Townsend Leader, 3/7/98;

Anderson, Charles. (= C. H. ?).  Passenger on steamer Alliance, departing Seattle for Yakutat Bay and Valdes, 3/24/98; party of 37 from Sioux City, IA led by J. N. Henry were to be dropped off at Yakutat, the others apparently headed for Valdes, Seattle P-I, 3/25/98; With Cashman on trip to Woods Canyon to pick up 13 horses departed Valdez 10/18/1898, Cashman in Abercrombie 1900, pp. 149; Part of relief party for Logan Party on Valdez Glacier, 2/27/1899, Jury Finding, CS1; Brown sends in relief effort to bring Gardner from relief station, 4/29/99, Brown in Abercrombie 1900, p. 40; Brown gives one shirt and one pair of shoes, Brown in Abercrombie 1900, p. 41;

Anderson, C. H.  Hometown: San Francisco, CA (Also Ontario, CA), Notice of Tunnel Right with A. K. Delaney, Edward de Groff, L. L. Williams, W. H. McNair, W. D. McNair, E. E. James, Hugh Murray, Clinton Gumee, Jr. , David Wallace, W. R. Curtis, PWSMDR, Bk. 1, 9/15/97; MLR, Bk. G, (H&I), pp. 328, 329; Locator of placer mine in King Solomon Basin [Port Valdez], 10/5/1897, MLR, Bk. G, (H&I), p. 337ff.; Anderson to PWS Mining & Development Co. 11/23/97,  MLR, Bk. G, (H&I), p. 366-67;

Anderson, David.  Passenger on Helen Almy bound for Copper River, capsized shortly after departing San Francisco, 3/20/98, Seattle P-I, 3/23/98;

Anderson, E.  Passenger list for steamer Alliance, departing Seattle 4/19/98 for Orca and Valdes, Seattle P-I, 4/20/98;

Anderson, Ed.  Brown sends to help Dr. Townsend bring sick men to Valdez from Barrett's Camp. Brown in Abercrombie 1900, p. 40;

Anderson, Emil.  Passenger List -- Steam Schooner Albion -- Departed Portland for Copper River, 4/9/98, Portland Oregonian, 4/10/98;

Anderson, F.G.  Passenger list for steamer Alliance, departing Seattle 4/19/98 for Orca and Valdes, Seattle P-I, 4/20/98;

Anderson, G. A.  Passenger list for steamer Alliance, departing Seattle 4/19/98 for Orca and Valdes, Seattle P-I, 4/20/98;

Anderson, Gus.  Witness to Limoseth, QCMDR, 1898, p. 17; Witness to H. F. Jennings sale of "Copper King Claim" to J. Jacobsen, PWSMDR, Bk 2, p. 279; Notice of Location Located 8/10/99: C. Noren, H. Torgeson, G. Anderson, O. Hanson, O. Anderson, F. Harris, witness Hazelet & Meals, Chisna area, ML, Bk. 3 (Bks. J&F), p. 157;

Anderson, H.A.  (See also Henry Anderson); Passenger on steamer Alliance, departing Seattle for Yakutat Bay and Valdes, 3/24/98; party of 37 from Sioux City, IA led by J. N. Henry were to be dropped off at Yakutat, the others apparently headed for Valdes, Seattle P-I, 3/25/98;

Anderson, Hans.  Passenger on steamer Alliance, departing Seattle for Yakutat Bay and Valdes, 3/24/98; party of 37 from Sioux City, IA led by J. N. Henry were to be dropped off at Yakutat, the others apparently headed for Valdes, Seattle P-I, 3/25/98;

Anderson, Henry.  Born: MN, May 1869, C1900 ; Hometown: Port Angeles, WA; Arrived in Alaska, March 1898, C1900;

Anderson, James.  Passenger on steam schooner Noyo, departing Seattle 3/15/98 for Copper River ports with a few passengers for Juneau and Skagway, Seattle P-I, 3/16/98;

Anderson, J. L.  Passenger list for steamer Alliance, departing Seattle 4/19/98 for Orca and Valdes, Seattle P-I, 4/20/98;

Anderson, -.  (Mrs. J. L.). Passenger list for steamer Alliance, departing Seattle 4/19/98 for Orca and Valdes, Seattle P-I, 4/20/98;

Anderson, J. W.  Arrived in Valdez on schooner St. Lawrence, 3/31/98, with Roy McCoy, Rolla Walker, Joe Bell, Fred Scott, [J.] W. Anderson [of Woodman, WI], Ed Edwards, and Frank Markert, Pendleton letter in Grant County Herald, 8/4/98; In party from Wisconsin including John Pendleton, Ed Edwards, Roll[a] Walker, Frank Markert, Joe Bell, Fred Scott, J.W. Anderson [Mills, WI], E.L. [Roy?] McCoy, Letter from McCoy in Grant County Herald (Lancaster, WI) 4/28/98; Walker, Bell, Anderson and Scott carve headstone for snowslide victims, Pendleton Letter, Grant Count Herald, 8/4/98; Tells Conger they are getting some good diggings at Quartz Creek, 11/8/98, Conger, p. 160;

Anderson, John W.  (Name appears twice on passenger list, duplication or coincidence?) Passenger on the Rival departing Port Townsend, WA 3/6/98, Port Townsend Leader, 3/7/98;

Anderson, John W.  (Name appears twice on passenger list, duplication or coincidence?) Passenger on the Rival departing Port Townsend, WA 3/6/98, Port Townsend Leader, 3/7/98;

Anderson, Ole.  Notice of Location, Located 8/10/99; C. Noren, H. Torgeson, G. Anderson, O. Hanson, O. Anderson, F. Harris, witness Hazelet & Meals, Chisna area, ML, Bk. 3 (Bks.J&F), p. 157;

Anderson, P.  Passenger list for the schooner Hera, departed Seattle for Copper River 3/22/98, Seattle P-I, 3/23/98;

Anderson, P.  Name listed, Crary Diary, 6/28/1898, p. 8;

Anderson, P.  Passenger on the Rival departing Port Townsend, WA 3/6/98, Port Townsend Leader, 3/7/98;

Anderson, Peter.  Waiting in Seattle with Louis Hanson for Excelsior to depart, Seattle P-I, 2/9/98;

Anderson, R.  Second-class passenger on steamer Excelsior, departing Seattle, 2/27/98 for Valdez, Seattle P-I, 2/28/98;

Andrews, J. D.  Passenger list for steamer Alliance, departing Seattle 4/19/98 for Orca and Valdes, Seattle P-I, 4/20/98;

Archer, Private -.  Drowns, Koehler in Glenn & Abercrombie, p. 601; Powell gives watch to keep safe; part of Schrader's group, dies in the Archer River, Powell, Trailing, p. 54;

Arden, B.  Brown gives one suit underwear, Brown in Abercrombie 1900, p. 41;

Armstrong, R. V.  Passenger on the Rival departing Port Townsend, WA 3/6/98, Port Townsend Leader, 3/7/98;

Arney, John. At Copper Center with Will McClarty and John Arney, Interview with B. F. Millard, Seattle P-I, 10/27/98;

Arnold, H.  List of prospectors crossing Valdez Glacier, 5/29/1898, W. H. Crary Diary, p. 5;

Arnold, H. W.  (See also: H. Arnold); Passenger, steam schooner National City, departing Portland, OR, 3/14/98 with "by far the larger number of her passengers" bound for the Copper River, but a few for Dyea/Skagway, Portland Oregonian, 3/15/98; Locator, 1898, QCMDR, p. 44;

Arnold, James.  Passenger, steam schooner National City, departing Portland, OR, 3/14/98 with "by far the larger number of  her passengers" bound for the Copper River, but a few for Dyea/Skagway, Portland Oregonian, 3/15/98; [Note both J[ames] W. and James Arnold on National City];

Arnold, James W.  Locator, QCMDR, 1898, p. 140; witness for Mourer, QCMDR, 1898, p. 17; for Schilling, QCMDR, 1898, p. 22; 1899, witness for Ohlhausen; Locator, QCMDR, 1898, p. 144; Locator, QCMDR, 1898, p. 151; witness for F. A. Henry, QCMDR, 1898, p. 153;

Arnold, W. List of prospectors crossing Valdez Glacier, May 29, 1898, W. H. Crary Diary, p. 5;

Ash, Ed A.  Passenger list for the schooner Hera, departed Seattle for Copper River 3/22/98, Seattle P-I, 3/23/98; Subscribed to a relief station fund for 1899 on Valdez Glacier, in Valdez, 1898, CS1;

Auerbach, E.  Passenger, steam schooner National City, departing Portland, OR, 3/14/98 with "by far the larger number of her passengers" bound for the Copper River, but a few for Dyea/Skagway, Portland Oregonian, 3/15/98;

Auerbeck, E. L.  Passenger list -- Steam schooner Albion, departing Portland 3/8/98, Portland Oregonian, 3/8/98;

Aultgren, C. A.  Passenger on the Rival departing Port Townsend, WA 3/6/98, Port Townsend Leader, 3/7/98;

Ayers, -.  Brings Hazelet mail, Hazelet Diary, 5/14/98;

Aylsworth, J. J.  (See Ailsworth, Seattle P-I); Identified as member of Whitney party; Note; Whitney party was on Excelsior, departing Seattle, 2/27/98 for Valdez;

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