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Eagins, J. R.  Trustees met in his office & appointed committee to take charge of bodies and estates of 5 men who died on Valdez Glacier, 2/27/1899, Jury Finding, CS1;

Eaton, John R.  Location Notice, Red Head, 10/14/1898, PWSMDR, Bk. 2, p. 79;

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

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

Ebert, C. D.  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;

Eblerkamp, -. (Corner's Inquest spells as Ellerkamp), Died on Valdez Glacier, Dr. Logan's party, bodies found in a crevasse in Brown in Abercrombie 1900, p. 38;

Eccateein, E. L.  (Name problematic, hard to read); Second-class passenger on steamer Excelsior, departing Seattle, 2/27/98 for Valdez, Seattle P-I, 2/28/98;

Eckland, John.  Hometown: Haywood, WI; A. J. Wadman, J. R. Marshall, John Eckland, and Nels Hegland came back over glacier together, winter 1898-99, took 6 days, Brown in Glenn and Abercrombie, p. 623;

Eckmier, H. C.  Passenger, schooner Phelps, departing Seattle 4/5/98, Seattle P-I, 4/6/98;

Eddy, -.  Hometown: Los Angeles, CA. Powell mentions with man named White, Trailing, p. 14;

Edler, Axel B.  Crossed Valdez Glacier same time as Logan party, 2/27/1899, Jury Finding, CS1;

Edward, Dr. -.  Part of the Doc Tanner episode, San Francisco Examiner, in CS2, p. 83; Involved in Doc Tanner hanging, Seattle P-I, 2/3/98;

Edwards, -. Also: "Blackleg Edwards"). Scurvy victim at Copper Center, winter 1898-99, Golden Cross? p. 94; grubstaked and with CRJ on trip to Wrangell Mts. Feb. 1899, Golden Cross? p. 97 ff;

Edwards, Ed. Hometown: Lancaster, WI; In party from Wisconsin including John Pendleton, Ed Edwards, Roll[a] Walker, Frank Markert, Joe Bell, Fred Scott, J. W. Anderson, E. L. [Roy?] McCoy; Edwards very [sea?]sick, Letter from McCoy in Grant County Herald (Lancaster, WI) 4/28/98; Arrived in Valdez on schooner St. Lawrence, 3/31/98, with Roy McCoy, Rolla Walker, Joe Bell, Fred Scott, W. Anderson, Ed Edwards, and Frank Markert, Pendleton letter in in Grant County Herald , 8/4/98; Left for home 4 days after landing in Valdez, Pendleton Letter, Grant Count Herald, 8/4/98;

Edwards, M.V.  Born: LA, Oct. 1846, C1900; Hometown: St. Louis, MO; 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; Arrived in Alaska, May 1898, C1900;

Edwards, -. (Mrs. [Thos. E.]). Name next to T. E. Edwards on passenger list for the Rival departing Port Townsend, WA 3/6/98, Port Townsend Leader, 3/7/98;

Edwards, Thos. E. Passenger on the Rival departing Port Townsend, WA 3/6/98, Port Townsend Leader, 3/7/98; (Note: cannot be the Dr. Edwards of the Doc Tanner episode because did not arrive until March); Elected to committee to adjust location of streets, Mass meeting of citizens to organize a town, 4/23/1898, Minutes, CS1; p. 77; Elected to Permanent Committee, 4/25/1898, Minutes, CS1; p. 78; Elected to [new] Township Committee at Citizens meeting 5/10/1898, CS1, p. 78; Present at Township Committee for Valdez April 26, May 11, 12, 16, 19, June 17, July 1, 18, Aug. 5, 1898 resigned, departing Valdez.  Chairman at most meetings. Minutes, CS1; V-Lot, Index, p. 41;

Egan, John G.  Hometown: Edinburgh, Scotland; First-class passenger on steamer Alliance, departing Seattle 2/15/98, Seattle P-I, 2/16/98, p. 10;

Egan, Rich. 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;

Egerter, William H.  (Also: W. H.), Born: West Virginia, January 1869, C1900; Arrived in Alaska, May 1898, C1900; Witness to Gadt claim on Manker Creek, TMDR, p. 82; Locator, QCMDR, 1899, p. 114; 116; Witness for P. Dittman, QCMDR, 1899, p. 117;

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

Egram, John.  Left Twelve-Mile Camp for Valdez 11/14/1898 with Grogg brothers, Ferguson, Polinsky and Egram in party of nine crossing Valdez glacier; two returned to Twelvemile, Mike Smith died, Brown in Glenn & Abercrombie, p. 623;

Ehard, E.  (See A. Ehrhardt);

Ehrhardt, Adolph. (E. Ehard, Seattle P-I;); Hometown: New York; 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; partner in Scientific Mining Co. died on Valdez Glacier, 2/27/1899, Jury Finding on Logan Party deaths, CS1; Also in Brown in Abercrombie 1900, p. 38;

Eighmy, -.  (See Eighrny);

Eighrny, -. (Spelled as both Eighrny & Eighmy in Golden Cross?); Hometown: San Francisco; Used horses on Valdez Glacier, Golden Cross?, ch. 4; with Jack Stewart at Copper Center, Jan. 1899, p. 85;

Elder, Axel B.  Traveling across glacier same time as Logan party, identified Schultz and Ellerkamp.   Stenographer for inquest, Coroner's report, CS1;

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

Elk, Edward. Gives power of attorney to Axel Lind, 7/8/1897, PWS Book 1, p. 12; Locator, Orca mine, Latouche, 7/13/87, PWSMDR Bk. 1, p. 13;

Ellerkamp, Rudolph. (See, Eblerkamp); Hometown: Louisville, KY; Passenger list -- Steam schooner Albion, departing Portland 3/8/98, Portland Oregonian, 3/8/98; Correspondent for the Louisville Post.  Died on Valdez Glacier, 2/27/1899, Jury Finding, Logan Party, CS1; see also Brown, Abercrombie 1900, p. 38;

Elliman, Alfred. (See, Alleman, Brown; A. Allerman, Seattle P-I); Hometown: New York, NY; 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; partner in Scientific Mining Co. died on Valdez Glacier, 2/27/1899, Jury
Finding, CS1; see also Brown, Abercrombie 1900, p. 38;


Elliott, B.  Location Notice with Fulmore, Bettel, Ohlemutz; Judge Claim, Latouche, 8/10/97, PWSMDR, Bk. 1, p. 31;

Elliot Henry. Born: Marion, IA, Aug. 1864, C1900; Hometown: Chicago, IL; Arrived in Alaska, March 1898, C1900;

Ellis, John.  Location Notice; J. Ellis, Thorstensen, Jacobsen, T. Olsen, Shepard, Larsen, 10/6/97. PWSMDR, Bk. 1, p. 33;

Ellman, Carl. (Could be Eilman); 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;

Ellsworth, N. D.  Passenger on the Rival departing Port Townsend, WA 3/6/98, Port Townsend Leader, 3/7/98;

Elmquist. J. L.  First-class passenger on steamer Excelsior, departing Seattle, 2/27/98 for Valdez, Seattle P-I, 2/28/98;

Emerson, Thomas. Locator, QCMDR, 1898, p. 53; witness to Hardy, p. 81;

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

Engen, K.  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;

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

England, Axel. Location Notice on 7/19/1899 for claim near Copper King. Walter Storey, H. Kulper, Gladhaugh, J. P. Swenson, Pete Dahl, Axel England, PWSMDR, Bk. 2, p. 171;

Engstrome, P. M.  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;

Erickson, -.  Crary attends his auction, 7/9/1898, Crary, Diary Ms. p. 8;

Erickson, 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;

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

Erickson, Andrew. Passenger, schooner Phelps, departing Seattle 4/5/98, Seattle P-I, 4/6/98;

Erickson, Carl O. Second-class passenger on steamer Excelsior, departing Seattle, 2/27/98 for Valdez, Seattle P-I, 2/28/98; Notice of Location Located 8/5/99: Thormudson, A. Nelson, E. S. Larson, J. L. Olson, C. O. Erickson, witness Hazelet & Meals, Chisna area, ML, Bk. 3 (Bks. J&F), p. 156;

Erickson, Ed.  A. Brown gives $20 for caring for Lennert, Brown in Abercrombie 1900, 1899. p. 41;

Erickson, 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;

Erickson, John S.  Born: Germany, Dec. 1855, C1900; Hometown: Gonzales (?), CA; Arrived in Alaska, Nov. 1899, C1900;

Erickson, Julius. (See also, Errickson, Julius). Passenger list for the schooner Hera, departed Seattle for Copper River 3/22/98, Seattle P-I, 3/23/98; Locator, QCMDR, 1899, p. 112;

Erickson, L. B.  Witness for Johnson, 9/17/1898, QCMDR, p. 96;

Erickson, Peter. 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;

Ericson, John. Hometown: Boston, MA; With party of six (unnamed) in Seattle waiting for Excelsior to depart, Seattle P-I, 2/19/98;

Ericson, John, E.  Born: Sweden,12/27/1869 Pioneers; V-Lot, Index, p. 40;

Errickson, E. A.  Locator, Placer Claim No. 17 below Discovery, Manker Creek, 10/6/98, witnesses G. H. Remmington, W. C. McGee, TMDR, p. 24;

Errickson, Julius.  (See also, Erickson, Julius). Filed claim in 1898-1899 TMDR, p. 32;

Estes, E. B. Passenger on the Rival departing Port Townsend, WA 3/6/98, Port Townsend Leader, 3/7/98;

Estes, -. (Mrs. E. B.).  Passenger on the Rival departing Port Townsend, WA 3/6/98, Port Townsend Leader, 3/7/98;

Estes, E. C. Hometown: Galveston, TX; Listed in names & address section, as J. Nolan, Dooley Diary;

Evans, John.  First-class passenger on steamer Alliance, departing Seattle 2/15/98, for Dyea & Valdez, Seattle P-I, 2/16/98, p. 10;

Evyan, -.  Born: Norway; Dies at Twelve Mile Camp, Dec. 1898, Cashman in Abercrombie 1900, p. 167;

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