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Meals, Andrew Jackson.  (Also Jack). Born: Butler Co. PA, 11/18/1852, Pioneers;
Hometown: O'Neal, NE; Second-class passenger on steamer Excelsior, departing Seattle, 2/27/98 for Valdez, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 2/28/98; Arrived in Alaska, March1898, C1900; Partner with Hazelet, Hazelet Diary; Arrived in Valdez fall of 1899 with Dempsey and Hazelett reporting on richness of the Chistochina.  Went over Glacier in 1900 to Chesna with Hazelett, and Meals, TVN, 1:1. 3/06/01; Powell visits claim on Chistochina, Powell, Abercrombie 1900, pp. 133-134; Power of Attorney , ML, Book 3 (F & J) pp. 170ff; Meals, ML, Bk. 3 (Bks. J & F), pp. 186; Notice of Location by Power of Attorney, ML, Bk. 3 (Bks. J & F), pp. 194ff;

Meals, John.  Hometown: O'Neil, NE; in names and addresses section, Dooley Diary;

Means, James.  Filed in VMDR, p. 160;

Means, Samuel B.  Born: MO, May 1860, C1900; Hometown: Chico, CA; Arrived in Alaska, April 1898, C1900; Member of Crary party ("Hungry Five") in 1898; Mason; Crary, Diary, pp. 2 ff;

Mecham, -.  (Poor handwriting, could be Mechem), Born: Germany, June 1865, C1900; Hometown: Crawford, New Brooks [State not give], C1900; Arrived in Alaska, April 1898, C1900;

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

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

Meislang, -.  Involved in wage dispute with Krumholz, settled by miners' meeting, Pearson Journal, CS1, p. 185;

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

Melby, E. G.  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; Location notice, Galena Bay, June 23 1899, PWSMDR, Bk. 2, p. 158;

Melby, Ed.  His log cabin at Copper Center "is nothing but a saloon, and a place to play poker," Guiteau Diary, 9/2/98;

Mellark, Henry.  (Also Mellerk, Melleark). Witness for C. Ammann, QCMDR, 1899, p. 121; QCMDR, 1898, Locator, p. 24; 1899, Locator, QCMDR, p. 125;

Mellerk, Henry.  (See Mellark);

Melleark, Henry.  (See Mellark);

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


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

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

Mendenhall, -.   (Mendenhalf, Seattle P-I & Times); With Party of Army Officers on steamer Valencia, departing Seattle 4/7/98, Seattle P-I 4/8/98 & Seattle Times, 4/8/98;

Mendins, Henry.  Location notice, Latouche, June 1899, PWSMDR, Bk. 2, p. 136;

Menke, Emil.  Location notice for the "Little Anna", Abercrombie Gulch, 1/19/99, witness: Mrs. Anna Barrett,VMDR, p. 114;

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

Merchant, Norman.  Born: Horsham, England, 3/9/1877, Pioneers; Locator, "Sunset" placer claim on Manker Creek, No. 46 above Canyon, witness H. B. Pearson, J. E. Cochran, TMDR, 1898, p. 42; 10/4/98 has dinner with Pearson, Bradbury, Kendricks, Maloe, Lewis, Merchant, Pearson Journal Extracts, CS1, p. 185; 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; Locator, the "Gold Dollar claim" on tributary to Mineral Creek, 10/11/99, Merrifield and Merchant witnesses, VMDR, p. 164;

Merriam, Dr. H. G.   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;

Merrifield, George.  Born: Ohio,2/5/1853, Pioneers; Hometown: ND; Arrived in Alaska, March 1898, C1900; Filed in VMDR, p. 61, 96, 117; V-Lot, Index, p. 55; Location notice: Merrifield & Mieslang, West side of small bay on north side of Glacier Island,witness to F. G. Barlett's claim in Mineral Creek 11/3/98 with L. G. Moore, p. 59; PWSMDR Bk. 2, p. 218-219;

Mersels, 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;

Messer, C. J.  (Also Mezser, TDMR, p. 24.); Locator, 7/27/98, "Tyee" No. 15 above canyon on Manker Creek, witnesses H. Smith, H. H. Sweet, recorded,
10/12/98, TMDR, p. 18; 22, 24; Locator, Placer Claim No. 9 on Hertle Creek,
10/15/98, witnesses J. Manker, H. Smith, TMDR, p. 24; Messer Collection of Neal Benedict's photos in Anchorage Museum of History and Art;

Messer, Jos. (Could be C. J. Messer); Hometown: Los Angeles, CA; Dooley stopped at J. Messer and A. Cooper's cabin after falling through ice and freezing 3 toes; has Christmas Dinner, "out of sight.   Had first moose meat." Dooley Diary, 12/26/98; Listed in names & address section, Dooley Diary;

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

Meyer, J. E. (might be Mayer); First class passenger on steamer Valencia, departing Seattle 4/7/98, Seattle P-I 4/8/98 & Seattle Times, 4/8/98;

Meyers, Ed.  (Edgar, TMDR, p. 36); Appointed to committee to draft laws and limits of Port Valdez Mining District, 3/19/98,VMDR; Witness, 10/16/98 with J. Manker to W. C. Bruce claim No. 3 on Manker Creek, TMDR, p. 36; Witness with J. Manker, 10/14/98 to Herriot claim on Hertle Creek, TMDR, p. 38; Locator, Placer claim No. 11 above Canyon on Manker Creek, "Washington," 9/6/98, witnesses, H. H. Sweet, C. A. Margeson, TMDR, p. 46; Locator, No. 5 on Hertle Creek, 10/14/98, witnesses W. D. McGee, J. Manker, TMDR, p. 57;

Michaelson, Dick.  Went with Pearson on short prospecting trip, Pearson Journal, CS1, p. 185;

Michaelson, Robert.   Grubstake agreement and mining locations (Price, Fulsom,
Michaelson, Price, Speer) on Copper Mt. Latouche, 8/21/897, PWSMDR, Bk. 1, p. 14-22; Location Notice, Bay View, 6/12/98. PWSMDR, Bk. 1, p. 10;

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

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

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

Mieslang, Thos. A.   Merrifield & Mieslang, West side of small bay on north side of Glacier Island, PWSMDR, Bk. 2. p. 218-219;

Mightener, Louis.  Drowned at first timber.  Funeral conducted by F. L. Benedict,
Pearson Journal, CS1, p. 185;

Millard, Benjamin Franklin.   Born: Barrabos, WI, 5/5/1850 Pioneers; Hometown: Chippewa Falls, WI; First-class passenger on steamer Excelsior, departing Seattle, 2/27/98 for Valdez, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 2/28/98; Documents from Thrond Opdahl funeral including letter to local Masonic Lodge from funeral committee and death certificate, mentions B. F. Millard, H. J. Loew, Wm. L. Cook as members of funeral committee, written March 24, 26, published Marshall News-Messenger, 4/22/98; 32nd degree Mason, Led funeral for Murfin, Guiteau Diary, 3/23/1898; Millard & son brought Guiteau Portland Journal with news of war with Spain, Guiteau Diary, 3/27/1898; discourages Guiteau from running lower Klutina Rapids, 3/3/98; Philo goes with Millard to look for trail (builds "Millard Trail") across bend in Copper River, 6/11/98; Cf. Also: 5/2/98; 5/4/98; A. Powell, Trailing, p. 77 ff; Millard arrives in Copper Center from cutting his trail, Hazelet Diary, 9/11/98; Rohn travels with Millard and Warner up Kotsina to copper area, Abercrombie 1900, p. 114; Gets map of copper belt from departing miner and joins McClellan's party, Millard, TVN, 1: 7. 4/20/01; Conger, "The Millard party camped here Jan. 27th. Junction of Tanada Cr. and Copper River, 3/9/98, Conger, p. 207; 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 the others catch up; meets McClellan, Amy, Millard & others on Tsaina, Abercrombie 1900, p. 113; Pearson arrives at his camp, 4/22/99, Pearson. CS1, p187; QCMDR, 1899, Co-locators, Millard and McNeer, 6/27/99;

Millard, Charles W.  (Also C. Millard, both in Seattle P-I); Chippewa Falls, WI

Millard, Ray.  Hometown: Chippewa Falls, WI; First-class passenger on steamer
Excelsior, departing Seattle, 2/27/98 for Valdez, Seattle P-I, 2/28/98; Crosses glacier with father in 1898, Guiteau Diary, passim; Pearson arrives at Millard camp April 22, 1899, reports Ray Millard, Geo. Dickey, HCS1, p 187; Conger arrives at Camp Millard, 3/30/1898, info on Millard Party, passim. Conger, p. 214; George Dickie, Harry Lasway, W. R. Millard, John Harmon, Ben Hunter in Copper Center planning to go up Copper River, Interview with B. F. Millard, Seattle P-I, 10/27/98; has 16 quartz claims on the Tanana, 6/21/99, Conger, pp. 235-236;

Miller, -.  Crary joins with Webster Co. Miller and Dolan, Uppercue and Wirth and Patterson to hoist goods to top of Third Bench, 4/28/98, Crary Diary, p. 4;

Miller, -.  (Also Old Man Miller); Over 70, Mrs. Miller (age 35) husband, both feet
frost-bitten, jealous of wife, Golden Cross? p. 88-89;

Miller, 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;

Miller, Mrs. -.  Married to old man Miller.  "Old man Miller's wife left him at Chitina and came to Klutina.   He throught she skipped with his money and a miner's meeting sent Mac (Dave McClellan) up with him to bring her back.  But she has been buying supplies to take to Miller, so no trouble ensued." Crary, Diary Ms. p. 16;

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

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

Miller, H. 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;

Miller, Henry.  Born: Sweden, Oct. 1865, C1900; Hometown: Wheaton, MN; Pearson works with Hy Miller, H. Cole, J. Lavioss, Lon Malone, Capt. Lewis, Borden, Rosenthal at lake in Aug. 1898, Pearson, CS1, p. 185;

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

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

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

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

Miller, John.  Born: Ireland, Aug. 1868, C1900; Hometown: St. Louis, MO; Dunloy, Ireland; First class passenger on steamer Valencia, departing Seattle 4/7/98, Seattle P-I 4/8/98 & Seattle Times, 4/8/98; [Note: on Valencia with Powell, Burns, and Dolan]; Arrived in Alaska, April 1898, C1900; Locator, with W. T. Burns witness, QCMDR, p. 28; witness to Dolan, p. 68; see A. M. Powell entry;

Miller, John A.  Filed for Miller Mine, Galena Bay, 6/17/1896, MLR, Bk. G, (H & I);

Miller, Maximillian.   Hometown: New York; partner in Scientific Mining Company; 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; Died on Valdez Glacier 2/27/1899, Jury Finding, CS1; Also in Brown in Abercrombie 1900, p. 38;

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

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

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

Miller, Warren R. Born: WI, May 1869, C1900; Hometown: Chippewa Falls, WI;
Arrived in Alaska March 1898, C1900;

Miller, William T.  (Also Will, Bill), Hometown: Carpenteria, CA; Partner with Treloar, arrives in Valdez March 1898 on Valencia, crosses glacier, winters at Chistochina. Also with: Fred "Ed" Corlis(s), and James Martin; spent time with along the trail: Arch Black, Jack "Happy Jack" Costa, Ed Rasor, Hartly "Shortie" Clark, Sam Patch, Treloar, Memoires; V-Lot, Index, p. 46; Filed in VMDR, 3/28/98. p. 42;

Milligan, S.  Died of scurvy, 1/31/99, Seattle Times, 7/7/99 in Townsend Letters;

Millis, Robt.  Listed without an address in names & address section, Dooley Diary;

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

Mills S. J.  (Poor handwriting, might be Neill (ML, Bk G, p. 701); Gives W. E. Hunt power of attorney, witness Kennedy and Veazey, PWSMDR, Bk1, p. 54; Recorder, Sunrise Mining District, MLR, BkG, p. 696; Hunt, Mills, Smith & Heidorn sell Latouche claims to O.  J. Humphrey, for $10,000, 9/14/1898, Filed for record, 2/2/1899; MLR, Bk G. pp. 701-704;

Misamore, Milton.  (See also Missamore); Hometown: Portland, OR; Passenger
List -- Steam Schooner Albion -- Departed Portland for Copper River, 4/9/98, Portland Oregonian, 4/10/98; recently returned miner from Klondike, Portland Oregonian, 9/15/97;

Misel, Bill.  (Typist uncertain about last name); Visited Dooley camp, Dooley Diary, 4/3/98;

Missamore, M.  (See also Misamore); Hometown: Portland, (State not given); Name and address list, Dooley Diary;

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

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

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

Mitchell, E. M.  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;

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

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

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

Mondard, -.  Died of scurvy, 1/11/99. Seattle Times, 7/7/99 in Townsend Letters;

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

Montgomery, Jim.  1898- probable;

Montgomery, John.   Hometown: Seattle, WA; Passenger on steamer Alliance, departing Seattle 1/3/98, Seattle P-I, 1/4/98;

Moon, Harry.  Born: OH, April 1851, C1900 gives Valdez, AK as hometown in 1900 Census; Arrived in Valdez, April 1898, C1900; Crossed Valdez Glacier, 1898; At Copper Center winter of 1898-1899, Guiteau, Louis, Death Trail, The Alaskana, pp. 3-8;

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

Moore, Clark.  Conger meets at Copper Center 9/22/1898; was with "the Sontag party at the time they robbed the train in California." Conger, p. 148;

Moore, Chrs.  Filed in VMDR, p. 105;

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

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

Moore, H. L.  Filed in VMDR, p. 149, 150, 151, 157, 163; Witness to location notice A. Jones, Chisna river, 9/21/99, VMDR, p. 147;

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

Moore, Miss Lillian. (Later, Mrs. Ed Woods). Born: MA, April 1874, C1900;
Hometown: New York City; Filed in records of townsite lot claims for 1898-1899,
VMDR, p. 62, 67, 103; Crossed Valdez Glacier with Abercrombie in July 1898, Letter describing trip in Valdez Museum Archives; Voight sells for $1 an undivided 1/2 interest in the "Viola" claim to Lillian Moore, 3/22/98, witness O'Connel & Simpson, TMDR, p. 83; Subscribed to a relief station fund for 1899 on Valdez Glacier, in Valdez, 1898, CS1;

Moore, Matt.  Born: Japan, May 1848, C1900; Hometown: Seattle, WA, C1900;
Arrived in Alaska, April 1892, C1900; On Valdez to Copper River area trail in summer of 1900, no direct evidence on presence in Valdez earlier;

Moore, Otis.  Location Notice for claim on Mineral Creek with I. Rice, S. J. Bartlett, Barb Cauvey, Otis Moore, Mrs. W. M. Smith, J. A. Smith, J. D. Smith, C. B. Smith 6/28/98, in VMDR, p. 105;

Moore, S. C.   UKMDR,Co-locators on 3/7/1899, F. Smith, A. M. Hendrie, F. R.
Wortham, R. S. Baird, S. C. Moore, J. H. Bell, F. Scott, J. Parsons, E. Rape, p. 165;
Boodler and Moore arrive Dooley's camp reporting Major Rosebrook has scurvy but is improving, Dooley Diary, 5/11/99, (note: Moore = S. C. Moore because of UKMDR and F. Scott, who appears on Dooley's list of names);

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

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

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

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

Moore, Capt. Zem S.  Came to Alaska with Capt. McPherson in 1890, Pathfinder, 1:6.4/1920; Member of Swan's Party along with Shepard, Williams, and Allen landing at Swanport, Nov. 1897, Pathfinder, VI:6, 4/1925, pp. 7-8;

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

Morgan, Benjamin.   Hometown: Seattle, WA; Passenger on steamer Alliance, departing Seattle 1/3/98, Seattle P-I, 1/4/98;

Morgan, Charles.  Passenger list for the schooner Hera, departed Seattle for Copper River 3/22/98, Seattle P-I, 3/23/98; Brown sends on rescue effort to bring Gardner from relief station, 4/29/99. Brown in Abercrombie 1900, p. 40;

Morgan, David. V-Lot, Index, p. 69;

Morgan, H. L.  V-Lot, Index, p. 97;

Morgan, J. X.  Hometown: Seattle, WA; Passenger on steamer Alliance, departing
Seattle 1/3/98. Seattle P-I, 1/4/98;

Morris, John P.  Hometown: Cheyenne, WY; Goes to head of lake [Klutina] with Kern, Dooley Diary, 7/26/98; names and address section, Dooley Diary;

Morgan, John W.  (See also J. W. Margen, both spellings in Seattle P-I); Alaska Mutual Mining Company, 14 members on Noya: Guy, Ladward, Mahle, J. W. Morgan, W. Seitz, W. Klein, R. Klein, A. Adams, A. Harward, A. Carvey, C. Decker, J. Steinmits, H. Price, and W. Tynor.

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

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

Morris, John P.  Hometown: Cheyenne, WY; Passenger on the Rival departing Port Townsend, WA 3/6/98, Port Townsend Leader, 3/7/98; Goes to head of lake [Klutina] with Kern, Dooley Diary, 7/26/98; names and address section, Dooley Diary;

Morrison, Joseph.  Filed in VMDR, p. 160;

Morse, A. G.  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;

Morse, Gus.  Witness, QCMDR, 1898, p. 9; for Carrie Ammann, QCMDR, p. 39; for Arnold,QCMDR, p. 44; G. Amman, QCMDR, p. 46;

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

Morse, S. 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; UKMDR, Locator, 3/8/ 1899, p. 107;

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

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

Morton, John. Born: New York, June, 1841, C1900; Hometown: Jamestown, CO
C1900; Appointed to committee to draft laws and limits of Port Valdez Mining District, March 19, 1898, VMDR, p. 13; Filed for the Colorado Placer Claim, VMDR, p. 44;

Moulton, L. 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;

Mower, George C.  (Also G. C. Mower); 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; Witness to J. W. Arnold, QCMDR, 1898, p. 4; Locator "Last Chance" 9/16/98 with J. W. Arnold Witness. QCMDR, 1898, p.17; (Both Arnold and Mower came up on the National City);

Moyes, Capt. Emanuel.   Hometown: Stamford, CT; Margeson/Benedict trip. Gold Hunters, p. 9; Moyes, Jaynes & Margeson go hunting & meet bear, Gold Hunters, pp. 109ff; Moyes, Butts & Williams leave party to search for gold, Margeson, Gold Hunters, p. 113; Filed in TMDR, 1898, p. 10, 36; QCMDR, 1898, Locator, p. 50; Pearson spent Oct. 1898 to Feb. 1899 at Capt. Moyes cabin on Grayling Creek, Pearson, Journal, CS1, p. 185;

Moylan, Patrick.  Commodore of Hoytville Yacht Club, given farewell party before leaving for "Klondike"; in party of six travelling across country and on Moonlight with Conn & Ak. Mining & Trading Co. Stamford Daily Advocate, 1/24/98.  On Corner's jury. Coroner's report depicting death Joseph Fournier et al. on Valdez Glacier, 5/2/1898;

Mulhall, J. B.  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;

Mullen, George B.   Travelling with wife on -- Steam schooner Albion, departing
Portland 3/8/98. Portland Oregonian, 3/8/98;

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

Mullen, Mrs. -. (George B.)   Travelling with husband -- Steam schooner Albion,
departing Portland 3/8/98. Portland Oregonian, 3/8/98;

Muller, Gus. A.  Passenger, schooner Phelps, departing Seattle 4/5/98, Seattle P-I, 4/6/98;

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

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

Muntz, E. H.  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;

Murfin, Le Roy.  (Also Murphy -, Hazelet, Margeson; Conger = Murfin, in Conger party; Murfine, San Francisco Chronicle 4/8/98; Mulfin, Seattle PI); Hometown: Sleepy Eye, MN; Second-class passenger on steamer Excelsior, departing Seattle, 2/27/98 for Valdez, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 2/28/98; Killed by teenager D. Wehrley [Whirley] in accidental shooting on glacier, 3/22/98. Townsend and other diarists, in Conger's party, Conger, xxxii; Teenager shot by companion on Valdez Glacier, March 1898. Died. Hazelet Diary, p. 35; Margeson describes incident, Gold Hunters, p. 71; Dooley notes Wehrley tried by miner's court and sentenced "not to handle gun while in Alaska." Dooley Diary, 3/25/98;

Murphy, -.  (See Murfin, Conger);

Murphy, C. B.  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;

Murphy, D. T.  Hometown: Stamford, CT; President & founder of the Connecticut  and Alaska Mining and Trading Association, Prospectus, CS1, p. 112-113; Stamford, Conn. On Margeson/Benedict trip, Gold Hunters, p. 9; Leaves party to return to states, Margeson, Gold Hunters, p. 113;

Murphy, John. J.  ( J. J. in SF Examiner; John J, Passenger list); Hometown: MA;
Passenger on steamer Wolcott, left Seattle for Copper River, 11/20/97, member of Witch City Mining Company, Seattle P-I, 11/21/97; Passenger on steamer Wolcott, left Seattle for Copper River, 11/20/97, member of Witch City Mining Company, Seattle P-I, 11/21/97; From MA, Doc Tanner Party, San Francisco Examiner, in CS2, p. 83;

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

Murray, Hugh.  Hometown: 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 Gumee, Jr. David Wallace, W. R. Curtis, filed PWSMDR, Bk 1. 9/15/97; copy MLR, Bk. G, (H & I), pp. 328, 329; Murray to PWS Mining & Development Co. MLR, Bk. G, (H & I), pp. 368-369;

Murray, John Walter.   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;

Mussy, Hugh.  Tunnel Rights, 9/10/97, PWSMDR, Bk. 1, p. 29;

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

Myers, F. M.  Filed in VMDR, p. 38;

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

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

Mytinger, L. J.  Died in the Klutina, 7/11/1898, Benedict, p. 43;

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