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GUIDE TO PERSONAL NAMES IN THE ALASKA SPOTLIGHT
1894-1898
Juneau
Names O - R
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]

O’Reilly, John, Professor

95/1/7

6

Furnished music for a dinner party

Occidental Hotel (See also Orton, Morris)

94/12/24

94/12/24

95/1/28

10

11

6

Ad.

Our advertisers

Ad.

Ogilvie, William, Professor

94/12/17

94/12/17

95/1/14

4

7

4

Surveyor, Forty Mile - Yukon

Arrived in Juneau on steamer Mexico

Surveying expedition – Takou (Taku) Valley

Ohman, Oscar

94/12/17

2

Unlawfully selling liquor

Olds, Jack

95/1/7

8

Son of Mrs. John Olds

Olds, John, Mrs.

95/1/7

95/1/14

95/1/21

8

9

12

Writes from  California. Son’s health improving.

Ad., Occidental Hotel

In England

Oleson, Ole

95/1/28

6

Arrived on Rustler from Berner’s Bay

Oleson, Ole

96/12/26

3

Obituary

Oleson, Ole

97/1/2

2

Obituary

Oleson, Ole

97/1/9

2

Obituary

Opera House Saloon

95/1/28

4

Newly decorated

Opera House Sample and Club Room

94/12/24

94/12/24

11

11

Ad, presided over by Winn Brothers

Ad.

Orton, Morris

94/12/17

94/12/24

95/1/7

95/1/14

95/1/21

11

11

12

9

12

Host, Occidental popular hostelry

Host, Occidental popular hostelry

Ad., Occidental popular hostelry

Ad., Occidental popular hostelry

Heard from John Olds, England

Oswald, Charles

94/12/17

94/12/24

95/1/7

95/1/7

95/1/14

95/1/21

95/1/29

12

12

8

12

7

7

11

Ad., merchant tailor

Ad., merchant tailor

Ad., merchant tailor

Ad., merchant tailor

Ad., merchant tailor

Ad., merchant tailor

Ad., merchant tailor

Ott, Emil J.

94/12/24

7

Reception committee for masquerade ball

Paddock, Mr. & Mrs.

95/1/7

6

Gave Christmas dinner

Paddock, William H.

95/1/7

6

Married Annie Takooch

Palander, Captain

95/1/14

6

Frozen up on Arctic coast in 1878

Parrish, Olive

94/12/1

5

Duet, Christmas program

Patten, James

94/12/24

8

In from Windfall Creed and quartz claim

Pearl, John

96/7/4

96/1/11

10

6

His body recovered (killed by slide at Juneau Mining and Milling Company in Silver Bow Basin)

Obituary: Buried ‘neath an avalanche

Peary, Lieutenant

97/6/26

1

Arctic exploration (expedition to the North Pole) sponsored by the American Geographical Society and the American Museum of Natural History)

Pease, Miss Jennie

97/2/6

6

Obituary

Pease, Miss Jennie and Miss Effie

95/1/14

10

Attended masquerade in costume

Pedlar, W.C.

94/12/24

95/1/7

12

3

Deputy Collector, Internal Revenue, on steamer Chilkat for Sound ports

Name added to roll of charter member of literary club

People’s Meat Market (See also Miller, George)

94/12/17

94/12/17

94/12/24

94/12/24

12

12

9

11

Commercial comments

Ad.

Ad.

Our advertisers

Peterson, John

97/11/6

5

Obituary

Peterson, Mrs. P.

94/12/24

5

Attended Christmas program St. Ann’s

Peterson, V.

94/12/24

5

Duet, Christmas program

Pierce, J. and Mrs.

95/1/14

7

Returned Juneau on Chilkat

Pioneer Jewelry Store (See also Hahn, Peter)

94/12/17

94/12/24

8

7

Ad.

Ad.

Pollock, J.D.

95/1/21

9

On committee for banquet and ball, Douglas

Pond, E. Percy

94/12/17

94/12/17

95/1/21

1

11

12

Grand jury

Kris Kringle at Christmas party

Hoseman, Fire Association

Porter, Orville T (U.S. Marshal)

94/12/17

95/1/7

95/1/7

95/1/7

95/3/4

95/3/25

95/5/27

95/6/8

95/7/13

95/8/31

95/12/14

96/9/5

96/12/12

97/12/4

6

4

8

8

4

4

6

6

6

6

10

7-8

6

1

Editorial on case of Porter, ex-Marshal

Editorial criticizing Porter, ex-Marshal

Left Juneau on Mexico for Sound ports on Friday

Mexico first steamer in Juneau arriving from Sitka on Tuesday

Editorial criticizing Porter, ex-Marshal

Editorial criticizing Porter, ex-Marshal

Editorial criticizing Porter, ex-Marshal

Editorial criticizing Porter, ex-Marshal

Editorial criticizing Porter, ex-Marshal, case of embezzlement

Editorial on resolution of embezzlement case

Editorial criticizing Porter, ex-Marsh

Editorial on court corruption

Editorial on court corruption

Editorial on case of Porter, ex-Marshal

Post Office Store

94/12/17

94/12/24

12

9

Commercial Comments

Our advertisers

Powers, James

95/1/28

11

Arrived Juneau from Berner’s Bay on steamer Rustler

Pracht, Max

94/12/24

95/9/21

97/5/22

10

4

1

Former collector of Customs for alaska. Now Financial Secretary of the American Protective Tariff League

Former collector of Customs, Alaska, is now at Manchester, England.

with [check this] application for governorship

Prevost, J.L., Reverend

95/6/1

4-5

From a mission on the Yukon (Fort Adams), work among the Indians

Price, J.W.

95/1/28

11

Purchased Lot #6, Block from William Nelson

Price, Oliver

97/8/21

6

Obituary

Price, T.C.

94/12/24

95/1/7

95/1/14

95/1/21

95/1/21

95/1/29

10

8

7

7

12

11

Opened tin shop

Ad., tinner and sheet iron worker

Ad., tinner and sheet iron worker

Ad., tinner and sheet iron worker

Assistant hydrant man

Ad., tinner and sheet iron worker

Primage, Chris

94/12/17

3

Giving intoxicating liquor to Indians

Purvis, Robert

94/12/17

94/12/24

95/1/7

95/1/14

95/1/21

95/1/28

11

11

12

9

9

9

Supplier of building materials

Ad., lumber and building materials

Ad., Douglas City Sawmill

Coal house blown over by wind

Ad., Douglas City Sawmill

Ad., Douglas City Sawmill

Quadras, Marion

97/6/12

5

Obituary

Ragley, Max, Dr., U.S. Navy

95/1/28

8

Visiting from Sitka

Rawn, J.M.

94/12/17

94/12/17

94/12/24

95/1/7

10

12

Ad., Alaska Candy Factory

Ad., Candy manufacturer, toy stock

Ad., Alaska candy manufacturer, toy stock, Christmas trees

Ad., Alaska candy manufacturer, toy stock, Christmas trees

Reed, W.F.

95/1/28

11

Ad., former owner of Central House

Ripinsky, Sol, Colonel

94/12/24

94/12/24

95/1/7

95/1/28

95/1/28

8

12

4

10

10

Owns store. On steamer Chilkat for Chilkat

Arrived Juneau on steamer Chilkat

Arrived Juneau on steamer Chilkat

Merchandise arrived on January 26

Large ship moored about one and half miles from trading post

Roberts, Captain

94/12/24

12

Arrived Juneau on steamer Mexico

Roberts, J.R.

95/9/28

2

J.R. Roberts, businessman buys property in Juneau. Mt. Roberts named for him.

Rocco, P.

95/1/7

8

Left on steamer Mexico for Sound ports

Rockwell, Charles H., Lieut.- Com.

95/7/13

2

Naval Administration in Alaska. Executive officer of the Jamestown.

Rogers, C.D., Honorable

94/12/17

10

Guest of Marshal Hale at dinner

Rogers, Guy P.

95/1/28

9

Visiting friends in Sitka

Rogers, R.C.

95/1/14

5

Register of land office in Sitka

Ross, A., Mr. and Mrs.

94/12/17

94/12/24

95/1/7

11

11

12

Attended Christmas party at Nowell’s

Ad., Juneau Draying Company

Ad., Juneau Draying Company

Ross, A.M.

94/12/24

11

Our advertisers

Ross, John C. and Mrs.

95/1/14

95/1/21

95/1/21

9

9

11

Arrived Juneau on Chilkat

On committee for banquet and ball

To leave for Yukon gold fields

Rowe, Peter Trimble, Right Reverend

95/12/14

96/1/18

10

9

Consecration of new Bishop

Alaska’s first Episcopal Bishop

Roza, Ben

96/11/21

5

Died while in search of gold. Portuguese stowaway on whaling ship

Rudolph

94/12/24

95/1/7

11

12

Ad., contractor and builder, Ellingen and Rudolph

Ad., contractor and builder, Ellingen and Rudolph

Runkle, Mr.

94/12/7

95/1/28

9

8

Takeover of the Bennett Mine

Developing Aurora Ledge

Ruth, G.

94/12/24

12

On steamer Chilkat to Sound ports

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