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Gabert, Geo. (See also Gus Gabert); Hometown: Thorp, WI; The Alaska party composed of E. L. Snyder, Carl Gorbing, Geo. Gabert, Jos. Dallendorfer, and Herman Dooge of Thorp, WI will join the Neillsville group, Neillsville, WI News, 1/20/98; Listed in names & address section, Dooley Diary;

Gabert, Gus. (See also Geo. Gabert); Name listed on passenger list for Rival along with others in the Wisconsin Alaska Party, departed Port Townsend for Valdez, 3/6/98, Port Townsend Leader, 3/7/98;

Gadt, Charles. 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; Witness with Frain to Bennett claim on Manker Creek, TMDR, p. 81; Locator, "Gold King" No. 66 above canyon on Manker Creek, 8/5/98, witness Egerter, TMDR, p. 82;


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

Gales, Edward.  Born: MN, March 1857, C1900; Hometown: Princeton, MN; Arrived in Alaska, April 1898, C1900;

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

Galusha, B.T. V-Lot, Index, p.47; Filed in VMDR, p. 45;

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

Gannett, Fred C.  Files Glacier Island Claim, 8/14/1898, PWSMDR, Book 2, 1898-1900, p. 42; witness to W. T. Caryl claims at Solomon Gulch in VMDR, pp. 48-50;

Ganz, -. Visited Dooley, "a Cook Inlet pioneer" Dooley Diary, 1/7/99;

Gard, J. Hometown: Lynn, MA; Piloted Dooley party from Lake Klutina to Amy's Rapids, Dooley Diary, 6/30/98; address: 257 Broad St. Lynn, MA, Dooley Diary, Names Section; Started for Valdez, Dooley Diary, 7/14/98; Returned from Valdez, Dooley Diary, 7/27/98; Auctioneer sold out his stuff, Dooley Diary, 7/30/98;

Gardiner, S. (also S. Gardner); Locator, "Humdinger," placer claim no. 23 above canyon, Manker Creek, 7/27/98, witnesses Margeson & Sweet, TMDR, p. 73; Pearson visited at Copper Center Hospital, Feb. 18, 1898, scurvy victim, Pearson, CS1, p. 185; Partner, James Nucum, reports he is sick at relief station with scurvy, 4/29/99, Brown in Abercrombie 1900, p. 41; has scurvy from the ankle down, but recovering; refuses to be put on payroll because wants to return to Copper Center. p. 43;

Gardner, -.  (See also Gardiner), Locator, QCMDR, p. 95; Floated Keystone Canyon with Lewis, Brookfield, & Flemmings in 1898, Powell, Trailing, p. 147-149;

Gardner, John.  (Also Gardiner); Locator with Scott, Denler, Opie, E. Young, J. McIntyre, W. J. Gardner, Carrie Ammann, QCMDR, 1898, p. 45; Partner, James Nucum, reports he is sick at relief station with scurvy, 4/29/99, Brown in Abercrombie 1900, p. 41; has scurvy from the ankle down, but recovering; refuses to be put on payroll because wants to return to Copper Center. p. 43;

Gardner, John.  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;

Gardner, William J. Passenger list -- Steam schooner Albion, departing Portland 3/8/98, Portland Oregonian, 3/8/98; Locator with Scott, Denler, Opie, E. Young, J. McIntyre, J. Gardner, Carrie Ammann, QCMDR, 1898, p. 45; Conger sets out from Bear Creek camp with him for Teikhell, 11/19/98, Conger, p. 168; froze his feet, 11/24/95, Conger, p. 171;

Garner, A. B. (See A.B. Garnes), Died of scurvy, 3/?/99, Seattle Times, 7/7/99 in Townsend Letters;

Garnes, A. B.  (See A.B. Garner), Hometown: Roslyn, WA; Crossed Valdez Glacier, 1898; Died of scurvy at Copper Center winter of 1898-1899. Guiteau, Louis, Death Trail,The Alaskana (Sept. 1972), pp. 3-8;

Garney, Clinton. Jr.  (Also: Gumer, MLR, Bk. G, (H&I), Tunnel Rights, 9/10/97, PWSMDR, Bk. 1, p. 29;

Garrett, James W. (Also: J. W. Garrett, and Garret); Hometown: San Francisco, CA; V-Lot, Index, p. 75; V-Lot, Index, p. 83; Granted 2nd Valdez townsite lot for woodlot, 5/19/1898, Minutes, CS1; Stationed at Amy's Rapids to help people across river, Golden Cross?, p. 61; Stationed at Keystone Canyon to feed all hungry prospectors coming out, Powell, Trailing, pp. 156f f; goes with Rice to Klutina Rapids, Rice in Abercrombie 1900, p. 55; in charge of military stores at Lake Klutina, in Rice, Abercrombie 1900, p. 95 ff; Powell meets at lake Klutina on Aug. 29, 1899, p. 131, Crary lists name; from Elkhart, Indiana, Crary, Diary Ms. 6/28/1898, p. 8; Powell hires as assistant scout, 1899. Powell, Trailing, p. 161; also Powell, Abercrombie 1900, p. 131; Gulkana Indians shared salmon with in 1899, Powell, Trailing, p. 191;

Garthley, R.  (Name could be Carthley); 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;

Gasteldi, Bernard.  Hometown: Norwalk, CT; Margeson/Benedict trip, Gold Hunters, p. 9; Witnesses with King, O'Connell's "Emerald" claim on Manker Creek, 7/29/98, TMDR, p. 61; Witnesses with King, O'Connell's "Viola" claim on Manker Creek, 7/29/98, TMDR, p. 61; Benedict, Gasteldi, Lawrentz, Gittner, and Potts decide to return to States after reaching Copper River, Margeson, Gold
Hunters, p. 171;

Gatd, Charles.  (See Charles Gadt); Locator, 6/26/1899, QCMDR, p. 105;

Gates, Ed. A.   Party of R. F. McClelland, E. A. Gates, W. Hatch, and Herbert T Gates in Seattle waiting for Excelsior to depart, Seattle P-I, 2/19/98; Ed and Herb Gates have been sick but feeling better, McClellan Letter of 5/6/98, Princeton Union (MN), 6/23/98; Locator, 1898, QCMDR, p. 3, 19; witness to Keller, QCMDR, p. 15; Kernan, p. 29; to Warner, p. 104; 1899: Locator, 8/18/99, QCMDR, p. 156; UKMDR, 3/9/99, Witness for Bennett; Locator, p. 69 with Fitch as witness; locator, 3/24/1899 with Kain as witness, p. 157;

Gates, Herbert B.  (Also: H. L. Gates, UKMDR); Party of R. F. McClelland, E. A. Gates, W. Hatch, and Herbert T. Gates in Seattle waiting for Excelsior to depart, Seattle P-I, 2/19/98; Ed and Herb Gates have been sick but feeling better, McClellan Letter of 5/6/98, Princeton Union (MN), 6/23/98; Locator, 1898, QCMDR, p. 3; witness to Fitch, QCMDR, p. 27; 1899, Locator, 8/1/1899, p. 161;
UKMDR, 3/9/1899, Witness to Fitch; Locator with Fitch witness, 3/9/1899, QCMDR, p. 77; Locator, 3/24/1899, QCMDR, p. 83; witness for J. Stotter, 3/10/1899, QCMDR, p. 111;


Gelineau, Dick.  (Also: Gileneau, UKMDR; Gelineau, TVN); Witness for McCormick, 3/10/1899, UKMDR, p. 151;

Gelineau, J. K.  Witness to Nelson, QCMDR, 1898, p. 66; to Duff, p. 102; Locator, QCMDR, p. 88; witness for Feldman, 3/15/ 1899, UKMDR, p. 153;

Gensel, Charles.  (See Genzel); 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;

Genzel, Charles.  (Name could be Gensel); 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;

George Boerke & Co.  V-Lot, Index, p. 92;

Geran, G. F. Filed in VMDR, p. 46;

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

Gergen, Herb. (Herbert Gerkin on passenger list); Passenger on the Rival departing Port Townsend, WA 3/6/98, Port Townsend Leader, 3/7/98; Geo. Vine, Oscar Johnson, Frank Smith, Ed. Young, Henry Chesterman, John Grasser, Herb Gergen, and Jos. Brost are still in Alaska, Neillsville Times [WI], 2/9/99;

Gerkin, Herbert. (See Herb. Gergen);

Germain, A.  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;

Gerts, Charles. (See Charles Gadt); 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;

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

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

Giavini, John. (See Glavini); Passenger list for steamer Alliance, departing Seattle 4/19/98 for Orca and Valdes, Seattle P-I, 4/20/98;

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

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

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

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

Gillespie & Co.  W. H. Crary meets 6/26/1898, W. H. Crary, Diary Ms., p. 7;

Gillett, William L. (Also, Gillette, -?; Gillet in VMDR) VMDR, p. 33, 46, 115, 118; Elected Chairman of first Valdez Mining District Meeting, 3/12/1898, VMDR; Witnesses claim filed 4/16/1898 in VMDR, Location notice for Jack Pot Bay with Henry Weir, PWSMDR, Book 2, p. 179; Files claim at Latouche, August 1899.
ML, Bk. 2, cf. pp. 257-269;


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

Gillette, Mr. -.  Hometown: CO; Gillette of Colorado and members of the Hudson, WI party located promising finds near headwaters of Slina [Slana?], Christochina [sic], and Robertson rivers, Interview with B.F. Millard, Seattle P-I, 10/27/98;

Gillette, -.  (See: William L. Gillett ?); Crossed Valdez Glacier, 1898; At Copper Center winter of 1898-1899, Guiteau, Louis, Death Trail, The Alaskana (Sept. 1972), pp. 3-8;

Gillette, Edward. Railroad engineer on Abercrombie expedition, Gillette, in Abercrombie 1900; Babcock camps near him, Babcock, In Abercrombie, 1900, p. 76-77; Report in Abercrombie, 1900;

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

Gittner, Fred.  Hometown: Cannons, CT; Margeson/Benedict trip, Gold Hunters, p. 9; Benedict, Gasteldi, Lawrentz, Gittner, and Potts decide to return to States after reaching Copper River, Margeson, Gold Hunters, p. 171;

Gladhaugh, M. O.  (Mike Gladhough, Seattle P-I); At 1897 Miners Meeting, 6/11/1897, PWSMDR, Bk. 1, p.1; Located "Gladhaugh Quartz Lode Mining Claim," April 7, recorded 5/31/97, C. Pederson witness; Copper King adjoins on east end; MLR, Bk. G, (H & I), pp. 306-307, (Valdez Court Library); Locator of "Mammoth Claim," for W. E. Hunt & S. J. Mills, filed April 15, 1897, MLR, Bk. G, (H & I), pp. 308-309; Referred to in article on Copper River Area, Seattle P-I, 11/13/97; Millsite, pp. 310; Location notice on Latouche Island: Ripstein, Beatson, Beyer, Gladhough, Heidorn, & W. E. Hunt, PWSMDR, May, 1898, Bk. 2, p. 16; Tom Olson showed Ellamar minesite to him and Peterson, in Valdez 1898, CS1; Adjoining Gladhaugh Claim, Location of Quartz Claim, ML, Bk G (H & I), p. 309-309, (Valdez Court Library); Millsite ML, Bk G (H & I), p. 310-311; Title Bond to mining property, Gladhaugh and Beatson,1898, ML, Bk. 2, p. 69; Title Bond for the Eagle Quartz Lode, Poco Quartz Lode, White Horse Quartz Lode and others including millsite to Collins, Prentice, Lyne and F. G. Lawrence of Ashcroft B. C. for $40,500, ML, Bk G (H & I), 424 ff; Bond for Deed, Gladhaugh sold First West Extension of the Gladhaugh Lode known as the Mammoth to Mills and Hunt, ML, Bk G (H & I), p. 437;

Glan, 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;

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

Glasscock, C. A. 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;

Glaudman, Tress. Brown leases a house from her for housing the destitute, 11/5/1898. Brown in Abercrombie 1900, p. 40;

Glavini, John. (Could be Giavini); Passenger list for steamer Alliance, departing Seattle 4/19/98 for Orca and Valdes, Seattle P-I, 4/20/98;

Gleason, A. D.  Worked on relief station on Valdez Glacier, Sept. 1898. CS1;

Glendenning, -.  Subscribed to a relief station fund for 1899 on Valdez Glacier, in Valdez, 1898, CS1;

Glending, 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;

Glenn, -. (Mrs. J. D.).  Passenger, schooner Phelps, departing Seattle 4/5/98, Seattle P-I, 4/6/98; (Note: on the passenger list, Mrs. J. D. Glenn, Miss Dixie, and Miss Bell Snyder's names occur together);

Glenn, Edwin F. Location notice, [Capt.] O. J. Humphrey witness, Latouche Island, 8/5/1899, PWSMDR, Bk. 2, p. 260;

Gliason, Arthur D. V-Lot, Index, p. 104;

Goerbing, Charles.  (See also Carl Gorbing); Thorp, WI; Name appears on passenger list for the Rival departing Port Townsend along with others in the Wisconsin Alaska Party, WA 3/6/98, Port Townsend Leader, 3/7/98;

Goff, C. A. 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;

Gogin, W. P.  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;

Golden, C. H. Locator, QCMDR, 1898, p. 8, 1899, witness for R. B. Dittman; for P. Dittman; Locator, QCMDR, p. 118; Witness for Sternberg & Dittman, 7/20/99, TMDR, p. 84;

Golden Eagle Mining & Development Co. Filed in VMDR, p. 100;

Goldsman, E. 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;

Gomez, Mr. -.  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;

Gomez, -. (Mrs.-). 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;

Goodal party. (See also Goodell); Camped near Conger, 9/5/98, Conger, p. 131;

Goodell, H.  V-Lot, Index, p.27;

Goodell, M. E.  V-Lot, Index, p. 87;

Goodman, W. E. Jr.  Abercrombie puts in charge of group going over Bates Pass (Valdez Glacier) on 5/6/1898; Glenn and Abercrombie, p. 565; On Rafferty's trip, Rafferty in Glenn & Abercrombie, p. 612;

Gorbing, Carl. (See also Charles Goerbing); Hometown: Thorp, WI; The Alaska party composed of E. L. Snyder, Carl Gorbing, Geo. Gabert, Jos. Dallendorfer, and Herman Dooge of Thorp, WI will join the Neillsville group, Neillsville, WI News, 1/20/98; Listed in names & address section, Dooley Diary;

Gordon, J. S. (J. Gordon, Seattle P-I); 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; (Note Gordon and Cochran both on Noya); J. E. Cochran and Gordon witness E. T. Looker's claim on Manker Creek, TMDR, p. 25; Wy Cockerille and Gordan witness J. E. Cochran's claim on Manker Creek, TMDR, p. 25; H. B. Pearson and J. S. Gordon witness Henrick's claim on Manker Creek, TMDR, p. 26; Witness with H. B. Pearson to L. Malone claim on Manker Creek, TMDR, p. 40; Witness with H. B. Pearson to W. J. McGee claim on Manker Creek, TMDR, p. 40; also witness to other claims; Locator, "Montana" Placer Claim, No. 49 on Manker Creek, witnesses, Pearson & Cochran, 10/18/98, TMDR, p. 46; Gordon & Cochrane witness D. T. Davis claim on Manker Creek, TMDR, p. 54; Pearson mentions that J. S. G. was elected recorder for Upper Tanana Mining District, Monte Cristo gulch on 5/30/99.  Gordon is only person so far with these initial,; Pearson, CS1, p 187;

Gore, B.  Passenger on steamer Alliance, departing Seattle 1/3/98 headed for Portage Bay [head of Passage Canal, portage to Cook Inlet], Seattle P-I, 1/4/98;

Gorich, J. A.  Locator, QCMDR, 1898, p. 74;

Gorman, -.  Sick, Dooley meets and helps along trail, Dooley Diary, 6/16/99;

Gorman, T. F. 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;

Goss, P. B.  V-Lot, Index, p. 100; Filed in VMDR, p. 75, 76; witness to Jas. R. Riggins and C. H. Riggins, VMDR, Bk. 1, p. 68,69; Chaired meeings of Port Valdez Mining District, 7/23/98, 7/30/98, VMDR; Elected to Township Committee (3rd) May 10, 1898; Elected treasurer, chairman after Edwards, Minutes, CS1, p. 77; Attended May 10, 11, 12, 16, June 3, 17, July 1, 18, Aug. 5, Oct. 10, 29, Nov. 9, Nov. 11, CS1, p. 77 ff; Conduct Christian Endeavor meetings in Valdez winter of 1898-1899, Powell, Trailing, p. 97; Mr. & Mrs. Goss donated 10 suppers to employees building relief station on Valdez Glacier, Sept. 1898, Bourke notes, CS1; Location Notice, water rights, by The Golden Eagle Mining and Dredging Co. Goss, Dunham, and C. H. Riggins Directors, for stream two miles north of Valdez, by mining claims owned the Co. VMDR, 3/22/99;

Goss, -. (Mrs. P. B.).  Conduct Christian Endeavor meetings in Valdez winter of 1898-1899, Powell, Trailing, p. 97; Mr. & Mrs. Goss donated 10 suppers to employees building relief station on Valdez Glacier, Sept. 1898, Bourke notes, CS1;

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

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

Grady, J. E. Hazelet party, 1900, Hazelet Diary, 2/2/1900; possibly on Valdez Trail in 1898-1899;

Graf, B.  (R.?). 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;

Graf, E. S. 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;

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

Grainger, J. E.  Hometown: Alleghany, PA; Passenger list -- Steam schooner Albion, departing Portland 3/8/98.Portland Oregonian, 3/8/98; Heading a party with Smith from Alleghany, PA, Portland Oregonian, 3/6/98;

Grammon, E. 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;

Graney, Dan.  Jack Hannon and Dan Graney arrive at Dooley's claim in QCMD and tells him he is digging in a poor place, Dooley Diary, 4/15/99;

Grant, W. S.  Passenger, schooner Phelps, departing Seattle 4/5/98, Seattle P-I, 4/6/98;

Grasser, John. Hometown: Neillsville, WI; Passenger on the Rival departing Port Townsend, WA 3/6/98, Port Townsend Leader, 3/7/98; Witness to E. Young, QCMDR, 1898, p. 27; to F. M. Smith, QCMDR, 1898, p. 41; Listed in names and addresses, probably with Gus Klopp, Dooley Diary;

Grau, Geo.  Hometown: Elkhart, IN; Listed in names & address section, Dooley Diary;

Gray, -.  Owns Gray's Hotel. W. H. Crary stays at it 6/11/98, Crary
Diary, p. 6;


Gray, Smith W.  First-class passenger on steamer Excelsior, departing Seattle, 2/27/98 for Valdez, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 2/28/98; Nominated for position of Valdez Recorder by C. L. Betts on 3/12/1898, but lost to J. F. Kertchem, VMDR, p. 11; Elected to Permanent (2nd) Township Committee, 4/26/1898, Chairman, Minutes, CS1, p. 76 ff; Filed Jewel Lode Mining Claim, Glacier Island, 8/8/1898, ML, Bk. 2, 1898-1900, p. 33, 98; V-Lot, Index, p.18;

Green, Charles. Hometown: Orca, AK; From Orca returned to Seattle on Alliance, interviewed, Seattle P-I, 2/3/98;

Greene, J. D.  Witness to Location Notice Shelly & Frase, Copper Creek, Fidalgo Bay, 8/23/1899, PWSMDR, Bk. 2, p. 199;

Greenig, Dan T.  Arrived on "Behring Sea" enroute to Klondike in 1897; cut some of the first steps in Valdez Glacier; assisted in building 1st cabin in Hangtown, Pathfinder I:9, 7/1920, p. 16; Arrived in Port Valdez, 12/20/1897 aboard "Behring Sea" with Lutz Vogel and Charles Sponberg; part of a company, Valdez Miner, 1/18/1935; witness for Geo. Kem (Kene? Kern?), 4/19/1899, UKMDR, p. 139;

Greenlaw, K. Hometown: CA; Gold-seeker returned to Seattle on Excelsior, interviewed, Seattle P-I, 3/18/98;

Greenlaw, Senator E. E.  Hometown: Phoenix, AZ? On site representative for a Phoeniz, 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;

Grey, S. J.  Secretary of the Arctic Mining Company (Crary's company), Crary Diary, p. 2 (may not have come to Alaska);

Grey, S. W. (See S.W. Gray);

Grey, Sol. 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;

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

Griffith, -. Killed a bear at Klutina Lake Camp, 8/23/1898, Crary, Diary Ms. p. 11;

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

Grinnell, J. S. Assistant transit man for E. Gillette on railway survey, Gillette in Abercrombie 1900, pp. 149;

Griswold, Park.  (Also: Griswald); Second-class passenger on steamer Excelsior, departing Seattle, 2/27/98 for Valdez, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 2/28/98; Involved in firearm incident that killed an Indian woman, 1899, Powell, Trailing, p. 215-216; With Conger spring of 1899, 6/4/99, Conger, p. 223;

Grogg, Sylvester.  Hometown: St. Joe, MO. Passenger list for the schooner Hera, departed Seattle for Copper River 3/22/98, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 3/23/98; Filed claim in 1898-1899 TMDR, p. 56-57; Crossed Valdez Glacier to Valdez, 11/19/1898 in storm with 9 men, 3 died on glacier, frostbitten, A. Powell, Trailing, p. 95; Left Twelve-Mile Camp for Valdez 11/14/1898 with brother, Ferguson, Polinsky and Egram - party of nine -two returned, Mike Smith died,
Brown in Glenn & Abercrombie, p. 623;

Grogg, Wm.  Born: MO, Sept. 1868, C1900; Hometown: Shellyville, MO; Passenger list for the schooner Hera, departed Seattle for Copper River 3/22/98, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 3/23/98; V-Lot, Index, p. 108; List of prospectors crossing Valdez Glacier, 5/29/1898, Crary Diary, p. 5; Filed claim in 1898-1899 TMDR, p. 55; QCMDR, 1898, Locator, p. 37; Subscriber to building relief station on Valdez Glacier, Sept. 1898; Crossed Valdez Glacier to Valdez, Nov. 19, 1898
in storm with 9 men, 3 died on glacier, Powell, Trailing, p. 95; Left Twelve-Mile Camp for Valdez 11/14/1898 with brother, Ferguson, Polinsky and Egram in party of nine; two returned to camp, Mike Smith died, Brown in Glenn & Abercrombie, p. 623; Bourke notes, CS1; had contract with Johnson to build station on Trans-Alaska Military Trail, Babcock, In Abercrombie 1900, p. 76-77;


Groo, Samuel J.  Born: 12/14/1860; Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT; 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: Groo, Clancy, Sands, C. L. Swanson all on National City together]; With Machin & Clancy on Klutina, Groo Diary, 1898; Moved to Manker Creek, 1/14/98; went over divide to Tiekel Feb.
1899; Groo Diary, 2/3/99-2/20/99; QCMDR, 1898, Locator, p. 84; UKMDR, Witness for Sands, 3/11/1899, p. 135; Locator, 3/13/1899, p. 175; clearly thinks scurvy is contagious, leaves Quartz Creek for Tiekel in mid-winter to avoid it, Groo Diary, cf. 3/3/99 passim; Groo, F. Sands, Swanson & Vaber locate on Porcupine Gulch, 3/9/99; same group drew lots of locations on Stewart Creek, 3/12/99; drew lots for claims on Vaber Gulch off Konsina with Kain outfit, 3/13/99; more claims in Sam's Gulch, 3/24/99;


Gross, H. B. Witness with Patterson to Hutchinson claim on Manker Creek, TMDR, p. 77; Locator, "Virtue" placer claim, above canyon on Manker Creek, 10/10/98, witnesses Hutchinson & Patterson, TMDR, p.78;

Gross, H. W.  First-class passenger on steamer Excelsior, departing Seattle, 2/27/98 for Valdez, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 2/28/98;

Groves, E.  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;

Grund, August.  Hometown: MN; Died of scurvy, May 26, member of Conger's party, Conger, 5/26/98;

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

Guinare, A. W.  Army Officers on steamer Valencia, departing Seattle 4/7/98, Seattle P-I 4/8/98 & Seattle Times, 4/8/98;

Guiteau, Luther.  (Also "Lute"); French chef who crossed Valdez Glacier, was first boat to successfully run the rapids from Klutina Lake to Copper Center, wintered at Copper Center working in hospital.  Alaska Gold Rush of 1898, Diary serialized 1928 in Freeport (IL) Story told by Guiteau, Louis. Death Trail, The Alaskana (Sept. 1972), pp. 3-8; Kingsley & Becker leave; Philo Snow & Guiteau go on together; Guiteau Diary, 6/3/1898;

Gulderson, 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;

Gumaer, -. Guide for Preston, Preston in Glenn & Abercrombie, p. 601;

Gumer, Clinton Jr. (Or: Gumee?) From: San Francisco, CA; Notice of Tunnel Right, C. H. Anderson, A. K. Delaney, Edward de Groff, L. L. Williams, W. H. McNair, W. D. McNair, E. E. James, Hugh Murray, Clinton Gumer, Jr. , David Wallace, W. R. Curtis, filed PWSMDR, Bk. 1, 9/15/97; copy MLR, Bk. G, (H&I), , pp. 328, 329; Gumee to PWS Mining & Development Co. MLR, Bk. G, (H&I), pp. 372-73;

Gunagie, T. S.  (See Gunagle);

Gunagle, -, (Mrs. T.S.).  (Could be Gunagie). First-class passenger on steamer Alliance, departing Seattle 2/16/98, for Dyea & Valdez,Seattle P-I, 2/17/98;

Gunagle, T. S.  (Could be Gunagie); First-class passenger on steamer Alliance, departing Seattle 2/16/98, for Dyea & Valdez,Seattle P-I, 2/17/98;

Gunderson, O.  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;

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

Gunstat, M.  Subscriber to building relief station on Valdez Glacier, Sept. 1898, Bourke notes, CS1;

Gurmore, A. M. Army Officers on steamer Valencia, departing Seattle 4/7/98, Seattle P-I 4/8/98 & Seattle Times, 4/8/98;

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

Guy, Robert. 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; Alaska Mutual Mining Company, 14 members on Noya, but Guy not on main passenger list.

Guyer, Frank. Hometown: MN; Member of Conger's party from Minnesota, Conger, xxxii; passim. Second-class passenger on steamer Excelsior, departing Seattle, 2/27/98 for Valdez, Seattle P-I, 2/28/98; Conger meets M. Beatty and F. Guyer on way to Copper Center as he heads north, 2/14/95, Conger, p. 198; Mentioned in letter about D. Wherley's accidental shooting of Roy Murfin, Sleepy Eye Dispatch, 4/22/98;

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