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GUIDE TO PERSONAL NAMES IN THE ALASKA SEARCHLIGHT
1894-1898
Juneau
Names A - C
Alaska State Library

Historical Collections

This index was created from a handwritten card file of personal names. Names include companies and business names.   Seven issues were discovered and microfilmed during the Alaska Newspaper Project (1992-1998)  that were not included in this index.  Approximately thirteen issues are believed to be still missing.  [AKNP splices are 1895: Nov 16;  1896: Mar 28, Apr 25, May 2, 30, Nov 7;  1897: Oct 9.   Still missing are 1897: Jan 23, Feb 20, Mr 13, Apr 17, Jun 19, Aug 7, Sep 11, Dec 25;  1898: Jan-Feb 5]

Adams, R. M.

94/12/17

1

Grand jury

Adam

95/2/11

   7

Obituary:  A native boy – from snowslide

Adsit, O.H.

94/12/17

94/12/24

95/1/14

10

5

8

Building under construction

New building – plastered – experiment

On committee for Fire Association, Fire Chief

Ah-Bong

94/12/17

3

434: Unlawfully selling liquor

435: Carrying on liquor business without paying tax

Ahn-too-yehl-lee

94/12/17

2

Convicted of murder, not found

Ah-you

94/12/17

2

430: Unlawfully selling liquor

431: Carrying on liquor business without paying tax

Alaska Candy Factory

94/12/24

6

Ad. (see also Rawn, J. M.)

Alaska Cigar Factory

94/12/17

94/12/24

12

9

Ad. (see also Ellingen, W.P.)

Ad.

Alaska Treadwell Gold Mining Co.

94/12/12

12

Ad.

Alaskan, The

94/12/24

9

Ad.

Alberstone, R.

94/12/17

2

Carrying on liquor business without paying tax

Althoff, John, Reverend

94/12/17

95/1/7

95/1/28

95/2/4

12

3

4

2-3

Purse collected for

Elected first vice-president of new literary club

To leave Juneau

Juneau loses one of its pioneers

Anderson, A.J.

94/12/17

3

Larceny

Anderson, C.D.

94/12/24

12

Arrived in Juneau on steamer Chilkat

Anderson, Harry

94/12/17

3

Larceny

Annie

95/1/14

9

Obituary: Eldest daughter of Kowee, late chief of the Auks, died last week of consumption.  Her body was burned on Friday.

Anton, John

95/1/28

11

Runs general merchandise store in Douglas

Archambault, Rose

94/12/24

9

Bridesmaid at L.B. Fisher and Charles Wells wedding

Archer, Mrs. M.

94/12/24

95/1/21

5

10

Ill, better, visited Juneau

At masquerade party

Arctic Billiard Hall

94/12/17

94/12/24

94/12/24

8

7

10

Ad. (see also Wells, Charles)

Ad.

Our advertisers

Argalcheetz (from Nulato)

95/3/11

1-2

Portrait, heroic dog team trip, Nulato - Dyea

Armstong, Ed

94/12/24

95/1/28

12

9

Arrived Juneau on steamer Mexico

Returned from visit to Oregon

Arvey, John W.

94/12/17

95/1/14

3

7

Suit to recover wages

Quartermaster - Post No. 36, GAR

Ash, Harry

94/12/17

94/12/17

95/1/7

95/1/14

95/1/21

95/1/21

95/1/23

2

12

12

10

9

10

9

Unlawfully selling liquor

Proprietor, The Hub

Ad., The Hub

Attended masquerade

Ad., The Hub

Mr. and Mrs. attended masquerade ball

Ad., The Hub

Ashby, Oscar W. & Mrs.

94/12/17

94/12/17

94/12/17

94/12/24

94/12/24

95/1/14

95/1/28

2

2

7

8

12

10

8

Unlawfully selling liquor

422: Carrying on liquor business without paying tax

Recuperating at home from illness

On steamer Mexico south for health

Arrived Juneau on steamer Mexico

Mrs. at masquerade party

Oscar recovering from illness

Ashby, T.

95/1/14

10

At masquerade party

Ashby, Thomas

95/1/21

12

Assistant hoseman, Fire Association.

Atkinson, Aleck

94/12/24

3

In South Africa for gold

B.M. Behrends Wholesale and Retail

94/12/24

6

Ad.

Bach & Webster

94/12/24

95/1/21

95/1/28

12

10

12

Ad., store in Douglas City/general merchandise

Ad., general merchandise

Ad., general merchandise

Bach, Frank & Mrs.

94/12/17

94/12/24

95/1/21

7

7

10

Visited Juneau

On committee masquerade ball for fire house

Frank and Mrs. at masquerade ball

Baker, Mr.

95/1/14

9

Went to Hoonah Hot Springs

Baranov, Aleksandr A.

95/5/20

6

Baranof's armor found

Bartels, Julius

94/12/17

2

Attempted murder

Bartels, Oscar

94/12/17

2

Aiding a deserter

Bartnovsky, Ivan Mrs.

95/1/28

6

Visit with sister Nija Hermann

Bodwell, Joseph

97/11/27

7

Obituary

Bean, T.H., Dr.

95/1/14

5

Author of “Alaska Salmon”

Beardslee, L.A. (Admiral, U.S. Navy)

95/6/29

1-3

Naval Admiral in Alaska

Beattie, F.R. (Beatty)

94/12/17

94/12/24

94/12/24

7

1-2

5

Arrived on steamer Mexico in Juneau. On survey party for Takou (Taku) route to headwaters of the Yukon

Account of trip through the Yukon to Arctic and Norvilkaket

Departed to survey Takou (Taku) Pass

Beattie, J.J. (James J)

95/1/21

95/1/28

95/1/28

9

1

6

General committee for banquet and ball

Speaker at Robert Burns’ birthday party

Guest of honor

Beebee, A.J.

95/1/14

9

Arrived Juneau on Chilkat

Behrends, B.M.

94/12/17

94/12/17

94/12/17

95/1/7

94/12/24

95/1/7

95/1/14

95/1/28

1

12

7

3

11

12

9

6

Grand jury

Good store stock

Received shipment of goods ordered for holidays

Charter member literary club

Ad., general merchandise store

Ad., general merchandise store

Ad., general merchandise store

Ad., general merchandise store

Behrends, Virginia

97/1/30

10

Obituary: Daughter of Mr. & Mrs. B.M. Behrends

Bell, Harry

95/1/21

95/1/28

9

6

On committee for banquet and ball in Douglas

Guest of honor

Bell, Harry (mother  of )

97/7/3

7

Obituary: Mother of Harry Bell

Bell, Henry

96/5/23

9

Obituary

Bell, Tim

95/1/28

9

Returned to town, on way to the Yukon

Bennett, Burton E., District Attorney for Alaska

95/8/17

95/8/17

95/8/31

95/12/7

3-4

6

6

6

Our new District Attorney appointed

Editorial of Bennett’s appointment as District Attorney for Alaska

History of Burton E. Bennett prior to appointment as Alaska District Attorney

Editorial commendation of U.S. Attorney Bennett

Bennett, Mrs. F.

95/1/14

95/1/21

10

10

Attended firemen’s masquerade in costume

At masquerade ball

Bennett, William M.

95/9/28

5

Death of William M. Bennett (owned Aurora Mine in Silver Bow Basin; involved in litigation)

Bennett, William M.

95/9/28

5

Obituary

Berry, F.M. (or Frank M.)

94/12/17

94/12/17

94/12/17

94/12/17

94/12/17

94/12/24

95/1/7

95/1/7

95/1/21

95/1/28

2

2

2

12

12

11

10

12

6

7

413: Smuggling

421: Unlawfully selling liquor

422: Carrying on liquor store without paying tax

Proprietor, Mayflower Billiard and Reading Room.

Complete file newspapers

Ad., Mayflower Billiard and Reading Room.

Ad., Mayflower Billiard and Reading Room.

Ad., Mayflower Billiard and Reading Room

Ad., Mayflower Billiard and Reading Room.

Ad., Mayflower Billiard and Reading Room.

Berry, Henry

94/12/17

1

Grand jury

Bertram, N.H.

94/12/17

95/1/7

95/1/21

95/1/21

95/1/28

1

12

5

12

8

Grand jury

Ad., Northern Trading Co.

Ad., Northern Trading Co.

Hoseman, Fire Association.

Ad., Northern Trading Co.

Bevens, William.

95/1/14

7

Boat destroyed by wind in Douglas

Birch, J.W.

95/7/27

97/8/21

8

1

Sudden death of J.W. Birch. (poison from berries or clams)

Latest from Dawson (Joe Birch party)

Birch, William T.

97/1/16

97/1/30

97/2/27

97/2/27

97/12/4

97/12/4

3-4

5

1

1

1

1

Masked men release “Slim” Birch

William. T. “Slim” Birch and brothers Robert and Joseph (5 page story)

Statements of Birch and Schall

Birch and Schall indicted

Review of the Watt tragedy

Birch and Schall not guilty

Birtch, J. W.

95/7/27

8

Obituary

Black, A.

95/1/21

On committee for banquet and ball – Douglas

Blackburn, S. and Mrs.

95/1/21

10

Mrs. at masquerade ball

Blackett, C.S.

95/1/7

95/1/14

3

10

Charter member literary club

Messr. C. S. at masquerade party

Boles, Mrs. West

95/4/8

5

Obituary

Bolshanin, Miss Nellie

95/1/14

10

Attended masquerade in costume

Bonnifield, Samuel

94/12/17

95/1/7

95/1/28

9

8

8

Takeover of Bennett Mine

Left Juneau for Sound ports on steamer Mexico

Developing Aurora Ledge property

Boyd, William

95/1/28

1

William Boyd recited “Tam O’ Shanter” at party

Boyle, Charles

94/12/17

12

Collected purse for Father John Althoff

Boyle, John

95/1/7

8

Left Juneau on steamer Mexico for Sound ports

Brackman, Frederick

94/12/17

2

Obstructing a salmon stream

Bradbury, Lon

94/12/17

10

Completed erection of residence

Brady, John G.

97/5/22

97/6/26

97/7/24

97/12/14

1

1

1

1

Applies for governorship

Editorial on Brady’s appt. as Territorial Governor

John G. Brady takes oath of office as governor

History of Governor Brady (unbound copy)

Brady, M.

95/1/14

8

Passenger on Rustler

Brandon, James

95/1/21

11

Cut logs on Admiralty Island

Brandt, Miss

94/12/24

5

Recitation Christmas program

Brandt, Mr. & Mrs. A.

94/12/24

5

Attended Christmas festivities

Bremner, Wm.

95/12/21

9

Obituary

Bridges, Azine

94/12/24

5

Mrs. Santa Claus, Christmas program

Bridges, E.A. Mrs.

95/1/28

95/1/28

8

8

Opens restaurant

Ad., Little Gem Restaurant

Brightman, B.F., A.L., W.B., Jas L.

97/4/3

1

Killisnoo petition to Congress for Alaska legislation

Brown, “The crazy man”

94/12/24

10

Made attempt at jail break

Brown, F. and Mrs.

95/1/14

10

At masquerade party

Brown, F. Mrs.

95/1/21

10

At masquerade ball

Brown, Henry

95/1/28

96/6/27

11

6

Arrived Juneau on steamer Rustler from Berner’s Bay

Obituary

Bruce, Miner W.

95/1/14

1

Worker for museum - collection of Eskimo life

Brydes, Miss Mabel, Miss J. and Mrs. M.

95/1/14

10

Attended masquerade in costume

Buchanan, George

97/9/25

1

He shot to kill

Bugbee and Blackett

94/12/17

94/12/17

94/12/17

94/12/17

94/12/17

95/1/7

3

3

3

3

7

U.S. Marshal’s sale

Attorneys to recover wages

Ad., application for patent to Glacier Lode claim -

Action to recover payment of account

Action for promissory note

Attorney for plaintiff John Irwin

Bugbee, Anna Maxwell

95/4/1

6

Obituary

Bugbee, John S., Judge (or Hon.)

94/12/24

94/12/24

95/1/28

95/1/28

95/8/24

95/8/31

95/9/21

95/1/7

95/1/7

95/1/21

95/10/5

95/10/12

95/10/19

96/5/16

96/6/20

96/11/28

96/11/28

3

4

7

1

3-5

1-4

1

3

8

8

1-3

1-3

1-3

10

9

6-9

8-11

Analytical examination of court proceeding

Member executive comm. Trans. Miss. congress

Recitation at Midwinter Club

J. S. Bugbee makes toast to Bobbie (Robert) Burns

Author of “Prohibition in Alaska”, part 1

“Prohibition in Alaska”, part 2

“Chinook and Chinee”, an Alaskan idyll

Chaired meeting to form literary club, elected president – charter member

Arrived Juneau on steamer Mexico

Tried case of Haltern vs. Emmons and Nelson

Author of “Land tenure in Alaska”, part 1

“Land tenure in Alaska” part 2

“Land tenure in Alaska”, part 3

Death of Honorable John S. Bugbee

Body exhumed and shipped to San Francisco

In Memoriam

In memoriam of late Honorable John S. Bugbee (editorial)

Burns, Archie

94/12/17

94/12/17

94/12/17

94/12/24

94/12/24

95/1/7

95/1/7

95/1/14

95/1/21

95/1/28

7

10

11

8

11

8

12

10

11

11

Ad., draying and team business

Building addition to premise on Front Street

Conducts draying and team business

Ad., draying and team business

Ad., draying and team business

Ad., draying and hauling

Ad., draying and hauling

Messr. Archie at masquerade

Ad., draying and hauling

Ad., draying and hauling

Burns, Charles

95/1/14

10

Attended masquerade in costume

Burns, Robert

95/1/21

11

Birthday party - 200 invited

Calhoun, Frank

95/1/14

9

Suffered broken arm

Calhoun, J.J.

95/1/14

10

Attended  firemen’s masquerade

Callaghan, Ed and Mrs.

94/12/24

95/1/14

95/1/21

95/1/28

5

10

12

6

Attended Christmas festivities

Mrs. in costume at firemen’s masquerade

Gone to Berner’s Bay

Arrived on Rustler from Berner’s Bay

Cammeron, A.K.

94/12/24

12

On steamer Chilkat for Sound ports

Campbell, P.G.

95/1/21

10

At masquerade ball.

Campbell, Captain Malcolm

95/1/7

95/1/21

95/1/28

6

8

6

Boat taken south (down)

Notice of brother’s death

Arrived from Berner’s Bay

Campbell

95/1/21

8

Obituary: Brother of Miss Kittie and Capt. Malcolm Campbell

Campbell, Miss Kittie

95/1/14

10

In costume at firemen’s masquerade

Campbell, Mr. and Mrs. Archie

94/12/24

12

Arrived Juneau on steamer Mexico

Cardinal, E.A.

94/12/24

12

Arrived Juneau on steamer Mexico

Carmen, J.H.

94/12/17

3

Action brought to recover damage

Carpenter, S.F.

95/1/7

3

Added to roll - charter member literary club

Carr, Joseph

95/1/7

6

Furnished music at dinner party

Carrol, Capt. James

95/1/7

95/1/14

95/1/21

8

9

7

Command of steamer Topeka to Douglas

Purchased interest in old wharf from C.S. Johnson

Command of steamer Mexico

Casino, The

94/12/17

94/12/24

12

11

Ad.

Our advertisers

Cassels, Dr. N. G.

94/12/28 – 95/1/7

95/1/7

95/1/14

7

3

10

Lecturer

Name up for membership in literary club. Charter member

Attended firemen’s masquerade in costume.

Castle, A.P

95/4/8

6

Obituary: Father of E.F. Castle

Castle, E.F.

95/1/28

11

Arrived in Juneau from Berner’s Bay on Rustler

Cedardale, Charles W.

97/1/16

7

Obituary

Central House (see also Kyrage, George)

12/17/94

12/17/94

12/24/94

12/24/94

7

12

8

9

Ad.

Commercial comments

Ad.

Our advertisers

Chameaux, Albert

94/12/17

2

Smuggling

China Joe, (see Hi Chung, 1834-1917)

Chism, Charles

95/1/21

12

Catering at the “Senate”

Choyinski

97/9/25

5

Obituary: Swede named Choyinski

Church, Hon. Lewis K.

97/11/27

4

Obituary

Churchill, L.M.

94/12/17

3

Fornication

Clancey, Frank

94/12/17

94/12/17

95/1/21

7

7

8

Sold saloon

Arrived in Juneau on Mexico

Visitor in Juneau - return Seattle

Clark, Willoughby

95/1/21

96/4/4

8

5-6

Dispute over land – Sitka

Willoughby Clark reinstated (disbarment case)

Classen, Kelly

94/12/24

11

Ad., druggist Seattle

Cleveland, George

94/12/17

2

427: Carrying on liquor business without paying tax. 429: Carrying on liquor business without paying tax

Club (see also Thoney & Wallastd)

94/12/17

94/12/24

12

9

Ad.

Ad.

Cohen, E

94/12/24

5

Recitation Christmas program

Cohen, M.J.

94/12/17

94/12/24

7

5

Advised continuation of business of brewing beer would

      bring on criminal proceedings by government

Attended Christmas festivities at St. Ann’s

Cohen, Paulina Mines

94/12/24

5

Attended Christmas festivities at St. Ann’s.

Cohen, Samuel

94/12/17

94/12/24

10

10

Lives on Front Street

Lives in waterfront building

Cole, Brad

94/12/17

3

Selling liquor to Indians; carrying on liquor business without paying tax.

Coleman, C.D.

94/12/17

94/12/24

95/1/14

8

10

10

Position of jail guard

Overpowered prisoner making escape attempt

Attended firemen’s masquerade

Collins, William

95/1/7

8

Deputy - takes prisoner to San Quentin (2 entries)

Condit, Paul

97/6/26

5

Obituary: Son on Rev. and Mrs. J. H. Condit

Conner, William “Antelope Doc”

94/12/24

7

To give illustrated lecture on work

Conrad, William

94/12/17

2

Unlawfully selling liquor

Conroy, Nellie, Miss

95/1/14

10

At firemen’s masquerade

Coon, Charles and Mrs.

94/12/17

7

Purchased saloon business in Seattle

Cooper, Joseph

95/3/25

2-3

First mail from the Yukon

Corbus, J. Parker

94/1/7

95/4/1

3

7

Name added as charter member of literary club.

Wedding bells for Sarah Fyfe and J. Parker Corbus

Corcoran, H.

94/12/17

2

Unlawfully selling liquor

Corning, Erasmus

97/10/16

1

He spent twelve million

Corwin, Frank B.

96/9/19

8

Obituary

Cota, Louis

95/1/14

5

Mining patent vs. townsite patent

Crabb, A. C

97/11/6

2

Obituary

Crabb, A. C

97/11/6

5

Obituary

Crawford, Charles

95/1/14

9

Arrived Juneau on steamer Chilkat

Creenan, Mike

95/1/7

8

Arrived Juneau on steamer Rustler

Curry, John

94/12/17

94/12/17

2

2

421: Unlawfully selling liquor

422: Carrying on liquor business without paying tax

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