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Faber, -.  Caught in snowstorm on Quartz Creek with Simonstad, Bell, Nelson, Jacobsen in 1898, Powell, Trailing, p. 159;

Fain, Harry. Walker brothers (Frank& Fox?) leave Twelve-mile Nov. 15 with Barrey, Fain, Henry Krohn, caught in storm, Krohn dies in Valdez, Brown in Glenn & Abercrombie, p. 623;

Farmer, W. K. 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;

Farnesworth, -.  (See Farnsworth);

Farnsworth, Capt. -. Pearson & Michaelson stop at his camp in early July, Pearson Journal, CS1, p. 185;

Farnsworth, H. T.  (Also Farnesworth, both in Portland Oregonian); Hometown: PA; Passenger List -- Steam Schooner Albion -- Departed Portland for Copper River, 4/9/98, Portland Oregonian, 4/10/98; Farnesworth party of 2 from Pennsylvania, Portland Oregonian, 4/3/98;

Farrell, John. Locator, "Chief", Landlocked Bay, 9/13/97, recorded 9/20/97, MLR, Bk. G, (H&I), p. 325; Locator with John K. Bulger, C. F. Leliners, James Bulger, Extension No. 1, Cat Head Discovery Claim, Cat Head Bay, PWSMDR, Bk. 1, 9/17/98, recorded, 10 /6/98; MLR, Bk G, p. 503;

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

Faugh, Emil. 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;

Fawcett, A. V.  Location Notice 2/15/99 with Lena Von Gunther witness in VMDR, p. 93;

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

Feldman, Jo. Locator with J. K. Gelineau witness, 3/15/1899, UKMDR, p. 153;

Fenske, F. E.  (Also H. E. and Hugo E. J. Seattle P-I); Waiting in Seattle with Charles Jackie (Jackle?) of Silver Creek, NY for Excelsior to depart, Seattle P-I, 2/9/98; Files claim on Glacier Island, 1898, "Gertrude," "Dorothy" 8/15/98; two claims, PWSMDR, Bk 2, 1898-1900, p. 46,47; Notice of assessment work for Gertrude & Dorothy, 1899, PWSMDR, Bk. 2, p. 211; also Bk. 1, p. 141;

Ferguson, J. B.  (See Robert Furgusen); Left Twelve-Mile Camp for Valdez 11/14/1898 with Grogg brothers, Polinsky and Egram in party of nine crossing Valdez Glacier; two returned to Twelvemile Camp, Mike Smith died, Brown in Glenn & Abercrombie, p. 623;

Ferguson, Robert P. Brown sends in relief effort to bring Gardner from relief station, 4/29/99, Brown in Abercrombie, Abercrombie 1900, p. 40; Brown gives shoes & drawers, p. 41;

Feroski, Charles.  (See Peroski); 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;

Fertig, L.  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;

Feyne, Harry.  Mail carrier, winter 1898-99, crosses glacier with Dr. Dinsmore and June Barrett in winter, Golden Cross?, p. 68; ran a dog mail route to Mentasta Pass, died of tuberculosis in New York City, had tuberculosis before he went to Alaska, p. 71;

Fields, -.  Conger meets Mackin and Fields on 5/14/99 on upper Copper River, Conger, p. 230;

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

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

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

Finch, Jim W. Hometown: Grandview, IN; Filed in VMDR, p. 173, 177; Locator, QCMDR, 1898, p. 10; Powell rafts with Millard party from Copper Center to Orca 1898. Powell, Trailing, p. 77 ff; Powell camps with Amy, Louvrous, Finch, Fish, Fitch who are sledding outfits over the divide (Thompson Pass), Powell, Trailing, p. 146; Tucker and Finch go prospecting, Dooley Diary, 6/1/99; Location Notice, by Anna Barrett "W. D. Torrey Lode Claim," in Climax Gulch, Klowasana River 5 miles from junction with Kotsina River, witnesses J. W. Finch, H. R. Leslei, J. A. Fish, 9/3/1899, VMDR, p. 172; Listed in names & address section, Dooley Diary;

Finfrock, Ed. Hometown: Laramie, WY; Dooley hikes to Lake [Klutina] with, Diary, 9/10/98; in names and addresses section, Dooley Diary;

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

Finhenstine, Morris.  (See Finkelstine); Hometown: Lansing, MI; Group from Lansing, MI including Henry Caswell, Charles Gerts (Gadt? suggested by order in passenger list), Frank Knapp, Samuel Taylor, August Kunofski (Snowaski?), Morris Finhenstine (M Finkelstine), Antone Kowatski (A. Kososky), Julius Wats (Watzell?), Bert Hattlay, and Richard Venyse (Van Nuys), Portland Oregonian,
3/6/98;


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

Finkelstine, M.  (Also Finkelstine, Portland Oregonian, 3/8/98; Morris Finhenstine, Portland Oregonian 3/6/98); Hometown: Lansing, MI; Passenger list -- Steam schooner Albion, departing Portland 3/8/98, Portland Oregonian, 3/8/98; Group from Lansing, MI including Henry Caswell, Charles Gerts (Gadt? suggested by order in passenger list), Frank Knapp, Samuel Taylor, August Kunofski (Snowaski?), Morris Finhenstine (M Finkelstine), Antone Kowatski (A. Kososky), Julius Wats (Watzell?), Bert Hattlay, and Richard Venyse (Van Nuys),
Portland Oregonian, 3/6/98; Lumberman, sawmill owner, taking a complete sawmill with them, Portland Oregonian, 3/2/98;


Firbush, R. K.  Assisted Paxson in trying to get up the Copper River in 1898, Peoria Il Weekly Journal, 1/13/98 (apparently reprinted from Tacoma News);

Fischer, Charles. First class passenger on steamer Valencia, departing Seattle 4/7/98, Seattle P-I 4/8/98 & Seattle Times, 4/8/98;

Fischer, Rudolph. Hometown: Greenville, PA; Party of E. C. Campbell, H. E. Cummins, Rudolph Fischer, and E. H. Muntz all of PA in Seattle preparing to leave on Excelsior for Valdez, Seattle P-I, 2/9/98;

Fischlein, -.  (Also Fishline (Cashman)); Hometown: Brooklyn, NY; At Camp with Dr. Townsend on Klutina River, Gave Cashman's party provisions Oct. 1898, Cashman in Abercrombie 1900, pp. 162; June 1899, Pearson meets Fischlein, Bourke, Royer, and Rorer at Mentasta, Pearson CS1, p 187;

Fish, -.  (probaby James), Powell camps with Amy, Louvrous, Finch, Fish, Fitch who are sledding outfits over the divide (Thompson Pass), Powell, Trailing, p. 146;

Fish, Nellie E.  (Mrs. James, Sr.), Hometown: Oakland, CA; Arrived in Valdez, Sept. 1899, C1900;

Fish, P. A.  Location Notice, by Anna Barrett "W. D. Torrey Lode Claim," in Climax Gulch, Klowasana River 5 miles from junction with Kotsina River, witnesses J. W. Finch, H. R. Leslei, J. A. Fish, 9/3/1899, VMDR, p. 172; also witness for Finch, p. 173; H. R. Leslie, VMDR, p. 174;

Fisher, -. Cashman stops at his cabin in Copper Center for dinner, Dec. 1898, Cashman in Abercrombie 1900, p. 66l;

Fisher, Jerome.  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;

Fisher, Samuel. Hometown: Chicago, IL; Occupied tent with Fournier and Von Antwerp April 30, 1898, Coroner's report depicting death Joseph Fournier et al. on Valdez Glacier, 5/2/1898;

Fishline, -. (Also Fischlein, Pearson); Hometown: Brooklyn, NY; At Camp with Dr. Townsend on Klutina River, gave Cashman's party provisions Oct. 1898, Cashman in Abercrombie 1900, pp. 162;

Fitch, Harry H. Hometown: Great Falls, MT, (Deeds, Book A, p. 164); Born: ME, June 1864, C1900; Arrived in Alaska, March 1898, C1900; Witness to Kopus, QCMDR, 1898, p. 25; Locator, QCMDR, 1898, p. 27; 51; Locator, 9/18/1899, QCMDR, p. 154; with Rohn on exploratory trip to Mt. Blackburn, takes pack train back to Valdez Abercrombie 1900, p. 121f f; Witness for E. Gates, 3/19/1899, UKMDR, Locator, UKMDR, p. 69; Locator 3/9/99, with H. Gates, UKMDR, Witness for Hamlin, UKMDR, p. 73; witness for Kernan, UKMDR, p. 113; "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;

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

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

Fleming, -.  Dooley reports that "George K. shot the shoots with Bill Orr and Fleming," [probably Amy's rapids on Klutina River], Dooley Diary, 9/14/98;

Fleming, -.  (Also, Flemmings); Part of Brookfield's party on trip over Corbin Pass, Brookfield in Glenn & Abercrombie, p. 595;

Fleming, G. W.  Files claim at Herring Bay, Knight Island, 1898, PWSMDR, Bk. 2, p. 56; Power of attorney for Storey, Cloudman, PWSMDR, Bk. 2, 54-55;

Fleming, Mark F. Passenger on the Rival departing Port Townsend, WA 3/6/98, Port Townsend Leader, 3/7/98;

Flemmings, -. (Also, Fleming); First to float Keystone Canyon with Lewis, Gardner, & Brookfield, in 1898, Powell, Trailing, p. 147-149; Brookfield's Report in Abercrombie, 1900;

Floan, Albert C.  (or Floam?); Location notice, 1/19/99, witness: Dr. A. Von Gunther,VMDR, p. 111;

Floberg, John.  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;

Flynn, Mrs. -.  Crossed Valdez Glacier in 1898, BS, p. 44; Conger visited Flynns at Copper Center, returned books he borrowed, Conger 12/4/98, Conger, p. 173; Conger called on Mrs. Flynn and borrowed more books, 12/8/98, p. 174;

Flynn, -.  Cashman leaves horses with him at Copper Center Nov. 1898, Cashman in Abercrombie 1900, p. 166; Conger visited Flynns at Copper Center, returned books he borrowed, 12/4/98, Conger, p. 173;

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

Fogg, George.  Part of relief party on Valdez Glacier, 2/27/1899, Jury Finding on Logan Party, CS1;

Fohlin, John.  Brown sends to help Dr. Townsend bring sick men to Valdez from Barrett's Camp, Brown in Abercrombie 1900, p. 39-40; Accompanies Rice on trip to Klutina Rapids, Rice in Abercrombie 1900, p. 55; Dog handler with Oscar Rohn on exploratory trip, Abercrombie 1900, p. 113 ff; refuses to accompany Rohn over glacier, instead returns to Copper Center and brings dog team up to
Chistochena to meet them, p. 119;

Folan, Gunan. 1898, Locator, QCMDR, p. 51;

Folk, W. H. Filed in VMDR, p. 35;

Folkestad, A. H.  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;

Forbs, J. E. (Also J. E. Forbes); 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: William and John Williams, J. E. Forbes, F. A. Henry, and O. Peterson came up together on the National City]; QCMDR, 1898, p. 1;

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

Forney, M. F. 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;

Forshner, Charley.  Hometown: RI; In Thompson party which joins Bourke's party while crossing glacier, Bourke Journal, p. 19 passim;

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

Foster, -.  Christian Herald correspondent, With Wilcox, Golden Cross? Ch. 4; Accompanies Bro. Benjaman in service in early July, Mrs. Dodge sings, Pearson Journal, CS1, p. 185;

Foster, Geo. A. Witness for Location Notice: Antoni Lode, Bligh I., 3/18/98, PWSMDR, Bk. 1, p. 42;

Foster, Geo. O. (See also Geo. A. Foster); Passenger on steamer Alliance, departing Seattle 1/3/98, Seattle P-I, 1/4/98;

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

Fournier, Joseph C.  Hometown: Chicago, IL; In Chicago party, living in tents in Seattle waiting for Excelsior to depart, list of equipment, Seattle P-I, 2/26/98; Killed in avalanche of 4/30/1898.  Coroner's report depicting death Joseph Fournier et al. on Valdez Glacier, 5/2/1898;

Fowler, -.  Hometown: MO; attempts to ride a bucking mustang, Powell, Trailing, p152;

Fox, J. C.  Fox and W. H. Parsons, 1/1/99 in VMDR, p. 108;

Fox, T. E. Second-class passenger on steamer Excelsior, departing Seattle, 2/27/98 for Valdez, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 2/28/98;

Fox, Thomas. 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;

Frain, O. H.  (Or Fram?), Filed claim in 1898-1899 TMDR;

Fram Party.  Fram party stayed in Conger's camp, 4/14/98 on glacier, Conger, p. 54; Fram party, six Scandinavians, with Copper River Joe on trip to Wrangell Mts. Feb. 1899, Golden Cross? p. 97 ff;

Francis, R. S. 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;

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

Frase, Frank.  First class passenger on steamer Valencia, departing Seattle 4/7/98, Seattle P-I 4/8/98 & Seattle Times, 4/8/98; Location Notice with P. W. Shelly, Copper Creek, Fidalgo Bay, 8/23/1899, PWSMDR, Bk. 2. p. 199;

Frazer, William S.  Born: NY, 1845, C1900; Hometown: Lafors, TX; Arrived in Alaska, April 1898, C1900;

Frazier, W. S.  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;

Fred, Elder.  Hometown: Neillsville, WI; The Alaska party composed of Warren Southard, Louie Brillion, Joe Dillman, Phil Berg, Fred Sturdevant, Gus Klopf, Fred Elder, and George Vine left Neillsville, 1/17/98, Neillsville, WI News, 1/20/98;

Fredrickson, Nick.  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;

Freeze, Arthur. (Also Freese, both in Marshall New-Messenger; Freese on passenger list); Marshall, MN; Passenger on the Rival departing Port Townsend, WA 3/6/98, Port Townsend Leader, 3/7/98; Letter by John Hollo from "White City" [Valdez Landings] says Freeze is doing well, written 3/9/98 published in Marshall New-Messenger, 3/25/98; Letter by John Hollo from Valdez says Freeze is camp cook, written 3/10/98 published in Marshall New-Messenger, 4/8/98; Letter written from Valdez mentions party on glacier but Freeze is going back to Valdez temporarily, 3/30-4/9/98 published in Marshall New-Messenger, 5/6/98; Letter by John Hollo describing rafting and other activities on the trail, mentions Arthur Freese doing well, written 5/9/ to 6/2/98, published in Marshall New-Messenger, 7/1/98; Letter from M.M. Curtis mentions Arthur Freeze prospecting on the Tanana, written 8/1/98, published in
Marshall New-Messenger, 9/16/98;


Freiherz, Frau -. "Kindly German woman" who cooked dinner, supper, breakfast, and provided a place to sleep at Eight-Mile Camp for returning miners, Benedict, p. 120;

French, W. W.  Hometown: Pocahontas, VA; A Mason; Filed claim in 1898-1899 TMDR, p. 79; Died March 8, 1899;

"Frenchman." W. H. Crary had row with Jacobsen, Sweet, & Frenchman over abandoning contract to move their stuff, 6/18/1898, W. H. Crary, Diary Ms. p. 7;

Frickel, Valentine. Hometown: Orange, NJ. Margeson/Benedict trip, Gold Hunters, p. 9; Lawson, Allen, Oberfeld and Frickel leave Conn & AMT Co. to purse search for gold by themselves, Margeson, Gold Hunters, p. 76; decided to return to states, Margeson, Gold Hunters, p. 77;

Fricker, W. G.  (Typist questioned spelling of last name); Hometown: Topeka, KS, Listed in names & address section, Dooley Diary;

Fritz "Colonel" -.  Civilian, gold rusher, Koehler mentions in Abercrombie 1900, p. 609; Cashman delivers a letter to him; wintering with 12 horses at mouth of Kotsina River, Cashman in Abercrombie 1900, p. 162, stops and rests there on way back, p. 165;

Frost, George T.  First class passenger boarding Valencia in Seattle, departing Seattle 3/6/98 with 600 passengers, Seattle P-I, 3/6/98;

Frothingham, William.  First class passenger on steamer Valencia, departing Seattle 4/7/98, Seattle P-I 4/8/98 & Seattle Times, 4/8/98;

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

Fuller, B. F. Passenger list for the schooner Hera, departed Seattle for Copper River 3/22/98, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 3/23/98;

Fuller, C. L.  First class passenger on steamer Valencia, departing Seattle 4/7/98, Seattle P-I 4/8/98 & Seattle Times, 4/8/98;

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

Furgusen, Robert. (See J. B. Ferguson). Crossed Valdez Glacier to Valdez, 11/18/1898 in storm with 9 men; 3 died on glacier, A. Powell, Trailing, p. 95;

Fury, John. (Also Furey, TMDR); Hometown: Milwaukee, WI; On Corner's jury. Coroner's report depicting death Joseph Fournier et al. on Valdez Glacier, 5/2/1898; Witness with Thos. O'Brien to W. Jaynes claim on O'Brien Creek, TMDR, p. 34; Locator, "Little Joe" Placer Claim on O'Brien Creek, 10/16/98, Witness W. Jaynes & Tom O'Brien, TMDR, pp. 48; Locator, "Dolly Varden" Placer Claim on Manker Creek, relocated 8/27/98, Witness Tom O'Brien, TMDR, pp. 48; sold claim to Richard Voigt, 11/28/98 at Klutina City,TMDR, p. 58; Co-locator with Thos. O'Brien of Eagle Quartz claim on O'Brien Creek, 10/15/98, witnessed by W. Jaynes, Thos. Kenedy, TMDR, p. 39;

Fynar, William. 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;

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