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Tabbott, Frank. Witness with D. Wyman to John Dexter's claim on Manker Creek,
TMDR, p. 35; Locator, "Virginia" Placer Claim, No. 39 above canyon on Manker
Creek, 8/3/98, witnesses C. C. Monroe, D. Wyman, TMDR, p. 53;

Taggart, R. J.  Passenger on steam schooner Noyo, departing Seattle for Copper River ports with a few passengers for Juneau and Skagway, Seattle P-I, 3/16/98;

Tak, James.  (Also Tek, James); Purchased house & woodpile at Tatitlek, 4/21/1899; PWSMDR, Bk. 2, p. 112; Location Notice, Hawkins Island, May 13, 1899, Millard witness; p. 125, 126;

Talsona Nicoli.  Ahtna Indian; Powell meets, Powell, Trailing, p. 57;

Tanner, Millard Filimore. (Also Doc Tanner); Hometown: Lexington, KY; Passenger on steamer Wolcott, left Seattle for Copper River, 11/20/97, member of Witch City Mining Company, Seattle P-I, 11/21/97; Witch City Mining Co. split between Hoag and Haines factions, members of Haines party: Lee, Call, Tanner, Haines, and Pierce, Seattle P-I, 2/3/98; Killed Call and Lee 1/2/1898. Convicted by Miner's Meeting.  Hung at Hang Town, The San Francisco Examiner, in CS2, p. 83; also in Margeson, Gold Hunters, p. 62ff; Powell, Trailing, p. 15; Amy, W. S. "Story of the Founding of Valdez," in The All-Alaska Review, 1:3, 7/1915, p. 8; Remington, Charles H. (Copper River Joe),
A Golden Cross?; Frank Meals Letter;

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

Taylor, Bayard.  Witness to A. W. Adams claim on Manker Creek,TMDR, 1898, p. 76;

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

Taylor, D. 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;

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

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

Taylor, Rev. Sam W.  (Also Whiskey Taylor, Sammy); Born: WI, Dec. year unknown, C1900; Hometown: Ft. 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; Arrived in Alaska, March 1898, C1900; Crossed part of glacier with Remington party, April, May, 1898, Golden Cross?, Chapter IV; Christmas party at Lake Klutina, 1898-1899, p. 80; Charter member of the Order of Alaska Moose, 1899, TVN, 1:40, 12/7/01, p. 3; QCMDR, witness to Dickerson, p. 79; Locator, p. 83;

Taylor, Bayard. Filed in TMDR, 1898, p. 11;

Teeters, Capt.  70 years old, travels with Remington party, in Manker Creek Stampede with Mrs. Barrett, Mrs. Delander, Shorty Wagey, NE. Oleson, Golden Cross? p. 41;

Tek, James.  (See also Tak, James); Bought house & woodpile at Tatitlek, 4/13/1899, PWSMDR, Bk. 2, p. 112;

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

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

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

Tettmann, 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;

The Bears. Party of 8 Californians, passengers on the Alliance, departing Seattle 1/3/98, Seattle P-I, 1/4/98;

"The Bostonian."   Hometown: St Paul, MN; Powell mentions, Trailing, p. 14;

Thiery, 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; Occupied tent with Fournier and Von Antwerp April 30, 1898, Coroner's report depicting death Joseph Fournier et al. on Valdez Glacier, May 2, 1898; Rescued from April 30th avalanche on Valdez Glacier along with J. Simonson, Van Huson (?), Jas. Peck, L. Svenson, P. Straub, and C. Bonner, Dooley Diary, 5/1/98, Dooley Diary, 5/1/98;

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

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

Thomas, J. M.  (Possibly 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;

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

Thomas, W. 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;

Thompson, Andrew.   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;

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

Thompson, Harry.  New York, NY. (Also Thompson party: Thompson, Collis, Walker, Royer, Forshner); joins Bourke's party while crossing glacier, Bourke Journal, p. 19 passim;

Thompson, William. Odd Fellow.   Helped drag bodies on sleds to Twelve Mile for
burial.  Coroner's report depicting death Joseph Fournier et al. on Valdez Glacier,
5/2/1898;

Thormondson, J.  (See also T. Thormudson; J. Thormondson, Seattle PI);
Second-class passenger on steamer Excelsior, departing Seattle, 2/27/98 for Valdez,
Seattle P-I, 2/28/98;

Thormudson, T.  (See also T. Thormondson); Notice of Location Located 8/5/99:
Thormudson, A. Nelson, E. S. Larson. J. L. Olson, C. O. Erickson, witness Hazelet &
Meals, Chisna area, ML, Bk. 3 (Bks. J & F), p. 156;

Thornell, J.  Passenger on the Rival departing Port Townsend, WA 3/6/98, Port
Townsend Leader, 3/7/98; Name listed. W. H. Crary, Diary Ms. 6/28/1898, p. 8;

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

Thorpe, J. J.  Passenger boarded the steamer Wolcott in San Francisco, left Seattle for
Copper River, 11/20/97, Seattle P-I, 11/21/97; Powell identifies as member of Mass. Party (Witch City Mining Co). that pushed Tanner to murder, Trailing (97 rev.), pp. 19-20;

Thorstensen, Louis. (Also Louey Torsenfen, PWSMDR, Bk 2, p. 77);Location Notice;
J. Ellis, Thorstensen, Jacobsen, T. Olsen, Shepard, Larsen, 10/6/97, PWSMDR, Bk. 1,
p. 33; V-Lot, Index, p.23; Location Notice with G. Donaldson, Glacier Island, 8/8/1898, p. 32; used his sloop for lightering prospector's gear to shore, Guiteau, Diary, 3/8/98; chartered sloop to Schrader for first geological survey of Prince William Sound, Schrader in Glenn and Abercrombie;

Thrift, 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; [Note: William and John Williams, and O. Peterson came up together on the National City];

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

Thuland, C. M.  Location notice, Latouche, June 1899, PWSMDR, Bk. 2, p. 135;

Tibbetts, A. W. (See also Alton W. Tibbitt); Passenger list for steamer Alliance,
departing Seattle 4/19/98 for Orca and Valdes, Seattle P-I, 4/20/98;

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

Tibbitt, Alton W.  (See also A.W. Tibbetts); Born: IL, March 1862, C1900; Hometown:
Alena, IL C1900; Arrived in Alaska, March 1898, C1900; Locator, "Adele" Placer Claim on Manker Creek, No. 27 above canyon, witnesses, L. Wetther, D. Wyman, TMDR, 1898, p. 47.

Tiemegel, Frank.  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;

Tienhaura, 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;

Tiner, Bill.  Sent Conger 10 pounds of Sheep meat, 6/18/99, Conger, p. 235; with
Mahler, camped 3 miles above, 6/22/99, Conger, p. 236;

Tink, Frank. 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;

Tisdale, John N.  Location Notice, Copper Mt. 10/11/1899, PWSMDR, Bk. 2. p.181-5;

Tjarks, T. J.  (Also Jerry Jarks, Golden Cross?, Jery Tjarks, QCMDR); Locator,
QCMDR, 1898, p. 35; witness to Brehme, QCMDR, p. 49; stampedes to Quartz Creek
with Remingtons, Jarks in Sept. 1898, described in Golden Cross?, p. 56-60;

Tjoseberg, Christopher.   Born: Norway, Feb. 1872, C1900; Hometown in 1900: Valdez, AK, C1900; Arrived in Alaska, March 1898, C1900;

Tjosvig, Christopher.   (Also Christian, QCMDR); Locator, QCMDR, 1898, p. 57;
Packer for Babcock in 1899 who prospected the Tonsena area in 1898; Shows Babcock Kimball Pass, Abercrombie 1900, p. 75; cook for E. Gillette on railway survey, Gillette in Abercrombie 1900, pp. 149;

Todd Chester J.  Born: IL, Oct. 1861, C1900; Hometown: St. Louis, MO; Arrived in
Alaska, April 1898, C1900; 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;

Toetti, 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;

Tohlon, Gunnan.  Witness to Baldins, QCMDR, 1898, p. 35;

Tolley, Private -.  (See also Tully); With Heiden on trip through Keystone Canyon,
Heiden in Glenn and Abercrombie, p. 605;

Topping, B. H.  Rodman for Gillette on railroad survey, Gillette Abercrombie 1900, pp. 149;

Torgenseu, H. (See Torgensen); Passenger on the Rival departing Port Townsend, WA 3/6/98, Port Townsend Leader, 3/7/98;

Torgeson, Hans. (See Torgenseu; Torgenson C1900) ; Born: Norway, March 1874,
C1900; Hometown: Taylor, ND; Arrived in Alaska, March 1898, C1900; Notice of
Location 8/10/99: C. Noren, H. Torgeson, G. Anderson, O. Hanson, O. Anderson, F.
Harris, witness Hazelet & Meals, Chisna area, ML, Bk. 3 (Bks. J & F), p. 157, 159;

Torhus, 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;

Tottensen, M. L.  Location Notice on Copper Mt, Fidalgo side: 1/10/98, PWSMDR,
Bk 1, p. 42;

Townsend, Dr. LeRoy.   Hometown: Beaver Falls, PA; First-class passenger on steamer Alliance, departing Seattle 2/16/98, Seattle P-I, 2/17/98; Crossed Valdez Glacier, 1898; Took pictures of Dooley's camp and boat at 3 mile camp on Klutina Rivr, Dooley Diary, 6/1/98; nice mention, Guiteau Diary, 8/19/98; Treated Cashman's toes at Camp on Klutina Rapids, Oct. 1898, Cashman in Abercrombie 1900, pp. 162; Pearson helps with amputation of Edward Young's foot, Pearson, 2/18/99, CS1, p. 185; Hazelet visits his hospital at Copper Center, Hazelet Diary, 3/19/99; Helped scurvy victims at Copper Center winter of 1898-1899, Guiteau, Louis, Death Trail, The Alaskana, pp. 3-8; Return from Valdez mentioned in Seattle Times, July 7, 1899, quoted in Townsend Letters 1898-1899; treated boy who was mauled by bear at Klutina City Camp, Golden Cross?, p. 53;

Tracy, E. J.  V-Lot, Index, p. 56;

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

Traut, Paul.  Hometown: Peoria, IL; Sang Christmas Party at Lake Klutina, 1898-99,
Golden Cross? p. 81;

Traveland, Christopher.   Hometown: Eureka, CA; Margeson joins him & others going down Copper River in October 1898, Margeson, Gold Hunters, p. 240 ff;

Treadwell, -.  Dooley meets wandering on trail to Valdez nearly starved, Dooley Diary, 6/16/99;

Treet, Geo. C. Witness to Location notice for Millard in Cordova Bay, 4/5/1899,
PWSMDR, Bk. 2, p. 107-110; Locator, p. 111;

Treicht, Phil.  (Typist questioned last name), Hometown: PA; Listed in names &
address section, Dooley Diary;

Treloar, William E.   Hometown: Carpinteria, CA; Arrived on Valencia (Bourke trip),
describes Valdez, goes over glacier, good descriptions, down Klutina, leaves Cache at Amy's landing, goes to Copper Center, up Copper River to Chistochina, party spreads out, he goes to Forty-mile, winters there, to Dawson, back to Forty-mile, down Yukon to St. Michaels, to Nome, then back to Seattle and by train home. Partners: Fred "Ed" Corlis(s), William "Will," Bill" Miller, and James Martin; others: Arch Black, Jack "Happy Jack" Costa, Ed Rasor, Hartly "Shortie" Clark, Sam Patch; Treloar, Memoires;

Trettin, Aug.  (Also Gus). Hometown: CA; California miner with Frank Kappelman,
Wm. Coles, Hank and himself, crossing Valdez Glacier, at foot of 4th bench, 4/27/98, hire themselves out to pack goods up 4th bench, passim. Kappelman Letter;

Trevdt, Phil.  Locator, QCMDR, 1899, p. 128; witness for F. Corless, QCMDR, 1899,
p. 129;

Trew, Dr. Neil C.  At Station 2, Accompanied Babcock on location & construction of
Trans-Alaska Mlitary Road, 1899, In Abercrombie 1900, p. 59; brings Babcock orders
to return to camp, Abercrombie 1900, p. 79; returns to Valdez, p. 81;

Tripp, -.  August, Pearson, Tripp, & Judge Ridge prospected head of valley near sawmill on Klutina, Pearson Journal, CS1, p. 185;

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

Troop, J.  Locator, "White Elephant," No. 26 below Discovery on Manker Creek,
7/29/98, witnesses King & O'Connel, TMDR, p. 70;

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

Tucker, William.  Hometown: Williams, AZ; Moved with Brown up to Dooley's Camp on the Grayling, Dooley Diary, 4/12-13/99; listed in names & addresses, Dooley Diary;

Turnbull, J. 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;

Turrey, John. (See John Fury); Witness with Thos. O'Brien to W. Jaynes claim on
O'Brien Creek, TMDR, p. 34; 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;

Tully, Private -. (See also Tolley); Comes down with typhoid at the summit on Valdez Glacier, Glenn and Abercrombie, p. 565;

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

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

Tynor, William.  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; Guy, Carvey, and Tynor
not on main passenger list for Noya, Seattle P-I, 3/16/98;

Tyson, Paul.  Passenger on steamer Alliance, departing Seattle 1/3/98. Seattle P-I,
1/4/98;

Updike, L.  (See also Updyke); July, went to strike below sawmill with Percy Shaw,
John Whipp, Bill Bogen, John Whipp. Pearson Journal, CS1, p. 185;

Updol, Richard.  (See Opdahl, T. H.); Conger's spelling for Opdahl;

Updyke, -. Jr.  Involved in Tanner incident, Golden Cross?, Ch. 3; incident with Pierson  (Pearson), Ch. 4; Christmas on Lake Klutina, p. 81;

Uppercue, L.  Crossed Divide with Groo party from Quartz Creek, Feb. 1899; With F. Sands, Swanson, Ross & Groo in Tiekel area, locating claims, Groo Diary 3/8/99 ff; 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;

Uppercue, R. F.  Passenger list for the schooner Hera, departed Seattle for Copper River 3/22/98, Uppercue and Wirth names adjacent, Seattle P-I, 3/23/98; 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;

Ure, Geo. Hometown: WI; Arrived in Valdez "in recent days," Phil Berg Letter,
3/20/98, in Neillsville Times, 4/7/98;

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