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Maas, John.  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;

MacCabe, Duncan.  Location notice with Christiansen, Blumauer, Black, MacCabe, Abercrombie at head of small bay on east side of Port Well, 9/8/1899 PWSMDR, Bk. 2;

MacDonald, W. L.  Passenger boarded the steamer Wolcott in San Francisco, left Seattle for Copper River, 11/20/97, Seattle P-I, 11/21/97;

Mackin, 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; With Groo and Clancy boat building on Klutina, 5/27/98 ff, decides to quit, 7/9/98; apparently went to another area, Groo meets again 11/22/98; Groo Diary; Conger meets Mackin and Fields on 5/14/99 on upper Copper River, Conger, p. 230;

MacKy, -.  (See Macky);

Macky, Evert.  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;

Madden, George.  (See also George Maddern); Hometown: Eldora, IL; Listed in names & address section, Dooley Diary;

Maddern, George.  (See also George Madden); Passenger with George Dooley on the Rival departing Port Townsend, WA 3/6/98, Port Townsend Leader, 3/7/98;

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

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

Mahle, George.  (See George Mohler, G. Mahler);

Mahler, George.  (See also George Mohler); Visits Conger's camp, 5/15/99, Conger, p. 230, 232; with Bill Tiner, camped 3 miles above, 6/22/99, Conger, p. 236;

Maddox, Ed.  Born: KY, April 1869, C1900; Hometown: La Grange, KY; Arrived in Alaska, May 1898, C1900;

Mahler, George.  Visits Conger's camp, 5/15/99, Conger, p. 230, 232; with Bill Tiner, camped 3 miles above, 6/22/99, Conger, p. 236;

Mahlo, Emil.  Valdez Township Committee hires 5/4/1898 to survey corners of
township blocks, Minutes, CS1, p. 77b; Topographical assistant to Abercrombie
Expedition placed in charge of the exploration of Konsena and Tasnuna valleys. Departs 7/18/1898, Glenn and Abercrombie, p. 302-303;

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

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

Makiesport Party.  (Also Mckeesport party, Conger, p. 246) ; Conger meets, 6/30/99, Conger, p. 237; left with H. Croop;

Malley, Bill.  Twin to Josh Malley, crew on Hera, stutterer, very quiet, brother better boat builder, Golden Cross? p.13;

Malley, Josh.  Twin to Bill Malley, crew on Hera, stutterer, good boat builder, Golden Cross? p. 13;

Malmgren, Victor T. Hometown: Chicago, IL; 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, V. T. Malmgren, F. A. Henry, J. E. Forbes and O. Peterson came up together on the National City]; Filed in TMDR, 1898; QCMDR, 9/1/98, Locator, p. 59; Co-locators: F. McCormick, J. F. Sweeny, Wm. Wiliams, A. C. Ohlhavsen, O. Peterson, Malmgren, John Williams, F. A. Henry, Chas. Johnson, QCMDR, p. 101; Notice of amended location 6/26/99 by Sweeny, W. Williams, Ohlhausen, O. Peterson, Malmgren, J. Williams, Henry, C. Johnson, Pollard, Kain, Hamlen, Ward, Sender, Bush, Onstad, J. H. Smith, McCormick, QCMDR, p. 108; Bruce, H. Smith, Oscar Peterson, Malmgren, & Leveross arrived in Valdez 11/7/98 from interior; going outside to get pack animals and return in Feb; Brown in Glenn and Abercrombie, p. 623;

Malone, J. L.  Hometown: Boston, MA; Advance scout with M. E. Dugan on way to Copper River for North American Mining & Transportation Co., reportedly with 100 members ready in Boston to leave on their steamer Iris for Seattle; intended to put Iris in regular service between Seattle and Copper River, Seattle P-I, 2/16/98;

Malone, Llewellyn J. (Lon Malone); Locator, No. 44 above canyon on Manker Creek, 10/18/98, witnesses H. B. Pearson, J. S. Gordon,TMDR, p. 40; Pearson works with Hy Miller, H. Cole, J. Lavioss, Lon Malone, Capt. Lewis, Borden, Rosenthal at lake in Aug. 1898, Pearson Journal Extracts, CS1, p. 185; 10/4/98; Pearson, Bradbury, Kendricks, Malone, Lewis, & Merchant. have dinner together, Pearson Journal Extracts, CS1, p. 185;

Mam, William.  (Handwriting difficult, could be Mann); Witness, QCMDR, 1898, p. 4;

Mamlock, Julius B.   Hometown: Tacoma, WA; Locator, 8/3/98, "Edna M." Placer
Claim No. 53 above canyon, Manker Creek, Recorded by W. D. McGee by
power-of-attorney, 8/26/98, TMDR, p. 16; power-of-attorney, 3/21/98, TMDR, p. 17; may not have come to Alaska.

Mamon, Charley. Bear story, Powell, Trailing, pp. 346-347;

Mamon, Thos.  UKMDR, Co-locators on 3/11/1899, Carvey, Melley, C. F. Behren, T. Mamon, L. A. Dicker, Jas. Rogan, L. Swenson, J. Hanalin;

Manhattan Boys.  See Manhattan Mining Co;

Manhattan Mining Co.  (Also Manhattan Boys, Dooley Diary), Margeson gets help from two friends with the Manhattan Mining Co. to Copper Center, Margeson, Gold Hunters, p. 226; Mentioned Golden Cross?, Chapter 4; lend Remington party boat to cross Lake Tonsina, p. 43; "Kern went to Manhattan Boy's at foot of lake and stayed all night.  One of the boys is dead and one not expected to live at Valdez," Dooley Diary, 1/3/99; "Harry Sogn and Henry of Manhattan Boys came and stopped over night."  Dooley Diary, 1/10 & 15/99; Babcock reports finding their abandoned camp, Subreport in Glenn & Abercrombie, p. 770ff;

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

Manion, Tom.  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;

Manker, James, A.  Born: Martinsville, IN, 9/16/1854, Pioneers; Hometown: Tacoma, WA; Mining Agreement between Rudolph Agassiz (Hamilton, MA) and James Manker, a miner, 3/18/1898, ML, Bk G (H&I), p. 720-723; Passenger list for the schooner Hera, departed Seattle for Copper River 3/22/98, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 3/23/98; Received power-of-attorney from Rennrelete (?) TMRD, p 62; McGee, Shelton, Manker and Dempsey original locators of Manker Creek find,1898, The Golden Cross? p. 41; Co-locator with R. S. Agassiz, "Sky Light" Placer Claim, No. 1 above gorge on O'Brien Creek, 10/15/98, witnesses H. Smith, W. D. McGee, TMDR, p. 20; 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; Locator, "Eureka", quartz claim on O'Brien Creek, 10/10/98, witnesses H. Smith & W. D. McGee, TMDR, p. 59; Locator, placer claim on Hertle Creek, 10/12/98, witnesses H. Smith & W. D. McGee, TMDR, p. 59; Witness to W. D. McGee, QCMDR, 1898, p. 19; Locator, QCMDR, 1898, pp. 37; 41; James A. Manker proof of labor for W. C. McGee's "Paystreak" and "Jasper," "O'Brien" placer claims on Hertle Creek, 1899, TMDR, p. 22, 23, 25; proof of labor on Manker "Discovery" claim, TMDR, 9/2/99, p. 24; Dooley moves camp to Manker Creek Camp on discovery claim and has dinner with Jim Manker, Dooley Diary, 2/27/99;

Mann, Wm. J.  (W.  J. Mann, Seattle P-I; Wm. Mann, QCMDR); 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; Locator, 9/17/98, J. Little witness, QCMDR, p. 89;

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

Manners, Arthur.   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;

Manners, Theodore.   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;

Manning, A.  First-class passenger on steamer Alliance, departing Seattle 2/16/98, for Dyea & Valdez, Seattle P-I, 2/17/98;

Manning, Charles.   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;

Manning, H. W.  Passenger list--Steam schooner Albion, departing Portland 3/8/98, Portland Oregonian, 3/8/98;

Manter, Ed.  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;

Marforden, -.  (See Marfording); Helped Bryan Pearson, CS1, p. 185; Marfording party on Albion with Pearson, Portland Oregonian, 4/20/98;

Margeson, Charles A.   Hometown: Hornellsville, NY; Wrote excellent book, Gold Hunters in Alaska, describing the Connecticut & Alaska Mining and Trading Co. trip to Alaska, across Valdez glacier, down Klutina River to Copper Center, the expectations and gradual break-up of the company; Witness with H. H. Sweet to E. Meyers, "Washington" Claim, No. 10 above Canyon on Manker Creek, 9/6/98, TMDR, p. 46; Locator, No. 19 above canyon on Manker Creek, 7/27/98, relocated 8/15/98, witnesses Sweet & C. B. Smith, TMDR, p. 69; October 1898, decides to leave company & return to the States, Margeson, Gold Hunters, p. 225;

Markert, Frank.  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, 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;

Marlatt, F. M.  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;

Marple, H. M.  Passenger on steamer Alliance, departing Seattle 1/3/98, Seattle P-I, 1/4/98;

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

Marshal, J. C.  Witness to location notice of Golden & Dittman, 9/17/98, QCMDR, p. 28;

Marshall, J. R.  Hometown: Mexico, MO; 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;

Marston, W. J.  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;

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

Martin, James.  (Also Jim); Partner with Treloar, winters at Chistochina, goes on to Dawson, Forty-mile, down Yukon, back to Seattle, and CA. Also with: Fred "Ed" Corlis(s), William "Will," Bill" Miller, and James Martin; spent time with along the trail: Arch Black, Jack "Happy Jack" Costa, Ed Rasor, Hartly "Shortie" Clark, Sam Patch, Treloar, Memoires;

Martin, W. B.  Part of the Doc Tanner episode. San Francisco Examiner, in CS2, p. 83;

Mass, Jacob.  V-Lot, Index, p. 22;

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

Mason, Charles.  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;

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

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

Matthews, Dr. -.  Mentioned by Hazelet, Hazelet Diary, 3/30/98;

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

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

Mattson, Matt.  (Also Matson, both in Golden Cross?); At 8 mile camp during
avalanche; with Johnny Hanson and dog rescued from snowslide; part of group of 30 that started for Wrangell Mt. area in Feb. 1899, Golden Cross?, pp. 12, 111ff;

Mauray, J.  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;

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

Maxwell, J. E.  First class passenger boarding Valencia in Seattle, departing Seattle 3/6/98 with 600 passengers, Seattle P-I, 3/6/98; Locator, 9/19/98 witnessed by McLeman, QCMDR, p. 97;

Mayhew, -.  In "Happy Jack" party, drops in to see Hazelet, Diary, 11/24/98;

Mayman, Charles.  Born: England, Sept. 1865, C1900; Arrived in Alaska, April 1898, C1900;

McAllese, J.  (Last three letters hard to read); Passenger list for steamer Alliance,
departing Seattle 4/19/98 for Orca and Valdes, Seattle P-I, 4/20/98;

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

McBride, J.  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;

McCabe, C. A.  Seattle PI lists as part of Great Northern party, but not on passenger list, (L. Lashway);

McCabe, Duncan.  With Powell in Valdez, Oct. 1898, A. Powell, Trailing, p. 87 ff;

McCall, Charles.  (Also W. C.); List of prospectors crossing Valdez Glacier, 5/29/1898, Crary Diary, p. 5;

McCarthy, -.  Dooley sees Munroe and McCarthy's land claims, Diary, 8/8/98;

McCarthy, James.  (Also McCarty, "Mac," Powell); Locator, QCMDR, 1899, p. 139;
Location Notice on Blue Bird lode Chittyna area, 8/4/1899; ML, Bk. 3 (Bks. J & F), pp. 113,114, 115; Acquired Nicolai Copper Mine in 1899 with McClellan; went over Glacier in 1900 to Kotsina and Chityna with McClellan and large party, TVN, 1:40, 12/7/01. p. 3; 1:1. 3/06/01; His party travels with Oscar Rohn's Rice & Wayland's, McCarthy's party, Downey party, and Holman on 6/19/99 through Keystone Canyon on Trans-Alaska Military Trail, meets McClellan, Amy, Millard & others on Tsaina, Abercrombie 1900, p. 113ff; Rohn gets supplies and horses from McCarthy, Abercrombie 1900, p. 116, 118;

McCarty, -.  (see McCarthy);

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

McCauley, Willard.  Born: Canada, Sept. 1862? C1900; Hometown: Chicago, IL
Arrived in Alaska, May 1898, C1900;

McClary, -.  Worked on relief station on Valdez Glacier, Sept. 1898, CS1;

McClellan, Dave.  Arrives with Miller from Chitina at Crary camp on Klutena.
11/22/1898, Crary, Diary Ms., p. 16;

McClellan, Reuben F.  ("Fred," Also McClelland, Powell, Dooley, Seattle P-I); Born: ME, April 1860, C1900; Hometown: Princeton, MN; 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; Arrived in Alaska, March 1898, C1900; QCMDR, 1898, witness, Gates p. 3; Hamlin, p. 86; Locator, p. 43; p. 90; 1899: Locator, 8/18/1899, QCMDR, p. 156; Co-locators - Kain, Amy, McClellan, Sweeny, 7/5/99, QCMDR, p. 160; Powell met (?) on Copper River in 1898, Powell, Trailing, p. 75; Arrives in Copper Center with 3 men after going up to Dawson & back, Hazelet Diary, 9/11/98; "McClelland cleared thirty thousand dollars from his camps." Beatty Letter, 9/30/98; McClelland outfit "turned out
in the full force and put up a splendid cabin, 16 x18ft. in the clear, for us at the head of the [Amy's] rapids . . . with practiced woodsmen from Minnesota, I felt rather incompetent," Beatty Letter, 10/8/98; Oscar Rohn reports McClellan, Amy and Millard got through Keystone Canyon before Rice, Young, Donwey & Holman parties did on June 19th and are building trail at Tsaina when they catch up to them on the Tsaina, Abercrombie 1900, p. 113ff; "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; Acquired Nicolai Copper Mine in 1899 with McCarty; UKMDR, 3/11/1899, p. 81; Co-locators - Kain, Amy, McClellan, Sweeny, 7/5/99, QCMDR, for claims on the Konsina [McCarthy area], p. 160;

McClelland, R. F.  (See R.F. McClellan);

McCloud, C. R.  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;

McClung, J. C.  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;

McClure, S. C.   Second-class passenger on steamer Excelsior, departing Seattle, 2/27/98 for Valdez, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 2/28/98;

McConnell, W. B.  Witness to Location notice Summers & Blum, landlocked Bay,
9/24/1899, PWSMDR, Bk. 2. p. 229ff; Location notice: 9/21/1899 with McConnell, Summers, Blum for Hecla Claim, Copper Mt. PWSMDR, Bk. 1, p. 132;

McCormick, Frank.  (Also, McCormack, Dooley); Hometown: San Francisco, CA;
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: Sender, W. and J. Williams, F. A. Henry, Ward, Malmgren, all on National City]; Recorder, QCMDR, 1898, p. 1ff; Locator, p. 141; witness to Sender, Onstad, pp. 20-21; Nitschie & Benson, p. 33; C. Johnson, p. 38; Langworthy, p. 85; Strunk 98, Saches, p. 99; Ch. Gatd, p. 105; Co-locators: F. McCormick, J. F. Sweeny, Wm. Wiliams, A. C. Ohlhavsen, O. Peterson, Malmgren, John Williams, F. A. Henry, Chas. Johnson, QCMDR, p. 101; led a group to Quartz Creek, Sept. 1898, Golden Cross?, p. 56-57; UKMDR, Locator with R. Gileneau, witness, 3/15/1898, p. 151; Description of miners' meeting establishing Quartz Creek District and the claim area in Golden Cross? p. 58-60; Dooley reports that McCormack was elected recorder, Dooley Diary, 9/17/98; "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; Notice of amended location 6/26/1899 by Sweeny, W. Williams, Ohlhausen, O. Peterson, Malmgren, J. Williams, Henry, C. Johnson, Pollard, Kain, Hamlen, Ward, Sender, Bush, Onstad, J. H. Smith,
McCormick, p. 108; 1899 Witness to Phillips, p. 124; Shultz, p. 130;

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

McCoy, E. L.  (Also "Roy" McCoy); Hometown: Lancaster, WI; 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; 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, Letter from McCoy in Grant County Herald (Lancaster, WI) 4/28/98; Elected to committee to adjust location of streets at first citizens meeting to organize a town in Port Valdez, 4/23/98, Minutes, CS1; p. 76ff. Member of Crary party; V-Lot, Index , p.15; Letter to wife describing ocean voyage, bedbugs, seasickness, overcrowding, altercation with cook; mentions Ed Edwards and Rolla Walker very sick; others on party [John] Pendleton, [Frank] Markert, [Joe] Bell, [Fred] Scott, J. W. Anderson, E. L. [Roy?] McCoy, Letter, dated 3/4/98-3/22/98, Grant County Herald (Lancaster, WI), 4/28/98;

McCoy, C. E.  Location Notice, "Bertha," 9/16/98, QCMDR, p. 14;

McCracken, -.  Scurvy victim brought out on April 29 by team sent by Brown, Brown in Abercrombie 1900, p. 40;

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

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

McCullough, Dan. Died of scurvy, 2/21/99, Seattle Times, 7/7/99 in Townsend
Letters;

McDonald, A.  (See Alex S. McDonald); 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; (Note: Alex McDonald witness G. Davidson's Quartz Creek claim; both McDonald and Davidson on Alliance);

McDonald, A. M.  Witness with Donaldson for Fred Smith, 5/19/98, PWSMDR, Bk. 1, p. 53;

McDonald, Alex S.  (Also Al; see A. McDonald); List of prospectors crossing Valdez Glacier, May 29, 1898, W. H. Crary Diary, p. 5; Witness to G. Davidson, QCMDR, 1898, p. 42 (note: Davidson on Alliance trip); to Webster, p. 52; Locator, QCMDR, 1898, p. 71; Conger reports camped at Moose Camp 11/15/98 (mentioned in Remington, Golden Cross, p. 75), gave Conger sled, Conger, p. 171;

McDonald, John.  Passenger list for the schooner Hera, departed Seattle for Copper River 3/22/98, Seattle P-I, 3/23/98; Filed in TMDR, 1898, p. 15;

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

McDonald, 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;

McDowell, A. C. Witness for Harrington, QCMDR, 1899, p. 120;

McDowell, A. S.  List of prospectors crossing Valdez Glacier, 5/29/1898, W. H. Crary Diary, p. 5; Locator, QCMDR, 1898, p. 71; Conger reports camped at Moose Camp 11/15/98; mentioned in Golden Cross? p. 75; gave Conger sled, Conger, p. 171;

McDowell, Bert.  Born: MO, Oct, Year not recorded, C1900; Hometown: Mexico, MO, C1900; Arrived Alaska, March 1898, C1900; Locator, UKMDR, October 1898, p. 43; spends night with Groo at "Moose Camp," 12/15/98; Groo visits Onstead, McDowell, at Quartz Creek, Groo Diary, 1/31/99;

McElroy, B.  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;

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

McFall, N. A.  (See also McFaul); Port Valdez Mining District met at the McFaul & Co. bldg. 7/23/1898, Bk. 1, VMDR; Donated to building relief station on Valdez Glacier, Sept. 1898, Bourke notes, CS1; Files for the Iowa Placer Claim. Bk. 1, VMDR; V-Lot, Index, p. 46;

McFarland, -.  Packer for Schrader, Schrader in Glenn & Abercrombie, p. 359;

McFarland Thos. E.   Locator, Cat Head Discovery Claim, Cat Head Bay, PWSMDR, Bk. 1, 9/17/98, recorded, 10 /6/98; MLR, Bk G, p. 502;

McFaul, N. A.  (see McFall); Passenger list -- Steam schooner Albion, departing Portland 3/8/98, Portland Oregonian, 3/8/98; Filed in VMDR, p. 40;

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

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

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

McGee, O. R.  First-class passenger on steamer Alliance, departing Seattle 2/16/98, for Dyea & Valdez, Seattle P-I, 2/17/98;

McGee, Sarah F. (Mrs. W. J.)   Locator, No. 52 above Canyon on Manker Creek,
10/6/98, witnesses J. Manker, W. C. Bruce, recorded by W. D. McGee by
power-of-attorney, TMDR, 1898, p. 29; power-of-attorney to William D. McGee,
TMDR, p. 28;

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

McGee, W. C.  Witness to H. E. F. King's proof of labor for W. C. McGee's "Nicoli Placer Mining Claim No. 3", 9/20/99, TMDR, p. 21; James A. Manker proof of labor for W. C. McGee's "Paystreak" and "Jasper" "O'Brien" placer claims on Hertle Creek, 1899, TMDR, p. 22, 23, 25; Local recorder in 1899 for TMDR;

McGee, William D.   Hometown: Tacoma, WA; Passenger list for the schooner Hera, departed Seattle for Copper River 3/22/98, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 3/23/98; List of prospectors crossing Valdez Glacier, May 29, 1898, W. H. Crary Diary, p. 5; Recorder for Tonsina Mining District, TMDR, passim; Co-locator with J. H. Bradford, Placer Claim No. 5 below Canyon, Manker Creek, 10/15/98, witnesses H. Smith, J. Manker, TMDR, p. 19; Co-locator with J. H. Bradford, Sr., No. 6 below Discovery on Manker Creek, located 7/20/98, witnesses Nels Jepson, Wm. Grogg, TMDR, p. 20; Co-locator with W. D. McGee, "Gold King" Quartz Claim on west side of O'Brien Creek, 10/15/98, witnesses H. Smith, J. Manker, TMDR, p. 23; Co-locator with J. H. Bradford, Sr. Placer Claim No. 1 on Hertle Creek, 10/12/98, witnesses J. Manker & H. Smith, TMDR, p. 37; Received power-of-attorney from Herriott, TMDR, p. 14; Received power-of-attorney from Mamlock, TMDR, p 17; Received power-of-attorney from Mrs. Sarah F. McGee, TMRD, p 28; QCMDR, 1898, Locator, p. 19; witness to Manker, p. 37;

McGee, W. J.  (William McGee, Seattle P-I); First-class passenger on steamer Alliance, departing Seattle 2/16/98, for Dyea & Valdez,Seattle P-I, 2/17/98, same vessel that Capt. West was on; Locator, Manker Creek, 10/18/98, witnesses Pearson and Gordon, TMDR, 1898, p. 40; appointed Recorder at Manker Creek; gave Pearson information on Capt West's mud glaciers, 10/17/98, Pearson, CS1, p. 185;

McGevern, S. M.  Passenger list -- Steam schooner Albion, departing Portland 3/8/98, Portland Oregonian, 3/8/98;

McGregor, Thomas.   Hometown: Dickinson, ND, Listed in names & address section, Dooley Diary;

McGrew, -.  Crary meets in Valdez, 6/11/98, W. H. Crary Diary, p. 5;

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

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

McHie, James.  Born: Detroit, MI, 1853, C1900; Hometown: Chicago, IL (C1900);
Arrived Alaska, Sept. 1897, C1900; Location Notice, Latouche, 10/20/97; PWSMDR, Bk. 1, p. 35; V-Lot, Index, p.29;

McIntosh, H. C.  Hometown: San Bernadino, CA; Waiting in Portland for the next boat to Copper River, Portland Oregonian, 3/12/98;

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

McIntyre, -. Part of the Doc Tanner episode, San Francisco Examiner, in CS2, p. 83;

McIntyre, John.  Locator with Scott, Denler, Opie, E. Young, W. J. Gardner, Carrie
Ammann, QCMDR, 1898, p. 45;

McKeag, George.  Name listed, Crary, Diary Ms. 6/28/1898, p. 8; Witnesses
W. H.Crary claim on Copper River 7/28/1898, Crary, Diary Ms. p. 11; Arrives at Crary camp, 11/18/1898, Crary, Diary, p. 16;

McKeil, Charles.  (Possibly McKell); Passenger on steamer Alliance, departing Seattle 1/3/98. Seattle P-I, 1/4/98;

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

McLarance, James.  Born: IA, Sept. 1859, C1900; Hometown: Warren, IO; Arrived in Alaska, Oct. 1897, C1900;

McLaughlin, T. 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;

McLeman, A. S.  Witness for Maxwell, QCMDR, 1898, p. 97;

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

McMillan, -.  (See E. A. and T. H. McMillan); Two brothers; Guiteau meets on Klutina, finds them more interested in hunting than anything else, Guiteau Diary, 5/29/98; 6/1/98;

McMillan, A. E.  Locator, "Tillie" placer Claim on Manker Creek, 8/3/98, witnesses D. Wyman & L. Wetther, TMDR, 1898, p. 49;

McMillan, Duncan.   Hometown: NE; Passenger List -- Steam Schooner Albion -- Departed Portland for Copper River, 4/9/98, Portland Oregonian, 4/10/98; party of 4 from Nebraska, Portland Oregonian, 4/3/98;

McMillan, E. A.  Passenger on the Rival departing Port Townsend, WA 3/6/98, Port Townsend Leader, 3/7/98; Filed in TMDR, 1898, p. 49;

McMillan, T. H.  Passenger on the Rival departing Port Townsend, WA 3/6/98, Port Townsend Leader, 3/7/98;

McMullen, George B. (Also G. R.); Born: Cinncinnati, OH, 9/28/1863, Pioneers;
Hometown: Denver, CO, C1900; Arrived in Alaska, March 1898, C1900; Filed in
VMDR, 3/28/98, p. 41;

McMullen, Pheebe.  (Mrs. George); Born: Iowa, Feb. 1865, C1900; Hometown:
Denver, CO, C1900; Arrived in Valdez, March 1898, C1900;

McNair, William H. (Also, McNear spelt both ways in Record); Hometown: Sitka, AK; Location notice with Delaney, P. H. Anderson, E. E. Jones, L. L. Williams, E. de Groff, W. D. McNair, PWSMDR, Bk. 1, p. 26; 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 Gumee, Jr. , David Wallace, W. R. Curtis, filed PWSMDR, Bk. 1, 9/15/97; copy Bk. G, pp. 328, 329; W. H. McNair to PWS Mining & Development Co. 11/23/97, MLR, Bk. G, (H & I), p. 358-359; Notary Public, MLR, Bk. G, (H & I), p. 377; Deputy Marshall in Sitka, The Alaskana, 4/23/98; Signs filing papers for claim in Landlocked Bay, Aug. 14, 1898, ML BK G.; From Sitka, gives power of attorney to L. L. Williams, ML BK G;

McNair, Walton D.   Hometown: Sitka, AK, Deputy Clerk, Sitka, The Alaskana,
4/23/98; McNair, Walton D. Hometown: Sitka, AK. Location notice, Juneau: Delaney, P. H. Anderson, E. E. Jones, L. L. Williams, E. de Groff, W. N. McNair, W. D. McNair, PWSMDR, Bk. 1, p. 26; 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 Gumee, Jr., David Wallace, W. R. Curtis, filed Bk 1 PWS Mining District, 9/15/97; copy MLR, Bk. G, (H & I), pp. 328, 329; W. D. McNair to PWS Mining & Development Co. 11/23/97, MLR, Bk. G, (H & I), p. 358-359;

McNamara, Jack.  Crossed Valdez Glacier, 1898; At Copper Center winter of
1898-1899, Guiteau, Louis, Death Trail, The Alaskana (Sept. 1972), pp. 3-8;

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

McNear, -. (See Arthur H. McNeer). "reckless undertaking" of crossing the Wrangell icefield with Rohn in 1899, Powell, Trailing, p. 265, report in Abercrombie 1900,

McNeer, Arthur H.  (Also McNair, McNear in Mining Location papers, Powell); Born: WV, July 1876, C1900; Hometown: Hunters Spring, WV; Arrives in Alaska, March 1898, C1900; Partner quits; Hazelet & Meals let join them, Hazelet Diary, 5/14/98; 6/26/98; and throughout Diary; Had been at Copper Center in 1898; left Copper Center with Bowen to make short trip to Valdez to get 2 horses Millard is bringing up, takes a sick man over the glacier on his way to Valdez, 3/19/99; spent winter with Meals & Hazelet in 1898, Hazelet Diary, 2/2/1900; joins Rohn on trip to Summit of Mt. Blackburn and down river, Abercrombie 1900, p. 119-129ff; QCMDR, 1899, Co-locators, Millard and McNeer, June 27, 1899; Notice of Location July 8, 1899 for West Virginia Claim gives longitude as determined by U. S. Exploring Party from Cook Inlet on July 22, 1899, ML, Bk. 3 (Bks.J & F), p. 191;

McNevney, J. 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;

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

McOscar, W. H.  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;

McPherson, Capt. Jim.   (Also James); Came to Alaska with Zem Moore (Capt) in
1890, Pathfinder, I:6, 4/1920; Location Notice, Karluk mine, Latouche, 11/20/97,
PWSMDR, Bk. 1, p. 37; Power of Attorney, 3/18/98, PWSMDR, Bk. 1, p. 42; attests with A. E. Applegate for many locators of oil claims in Icy Bay district, 10/4/98, ML, Bk G (H & I), pp. 555-652;

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

McSheehy, J. B.  Filed in VMDR, p. 43;

McTaggart, 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;

McTelian, James.  (See McTellan); Passenger on the Rival departing Port Townsend, WA 3/6/98, Port Townsend Leader, 3/7/98;

McTellan, James.  (Name might be McTeilan); Passenger on the Rival departing Port Townsend, WA 3/6/98, Port Townsend Leader, 3/7/98;

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

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