Sunrise, Alaska 1900  
SUNRISE, ALASKA   1900 - 1910

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Note:  Some of these names are questionable since the record had statistical numbers copied over the
names. When in question, I've underlined the word. Where I've included two occupations, the first is
pre-Alaska, the second is while in Alaska.

Hoover, Jacob b. 7/1850 Iowa  (to AK 1899)  miner
Hoover, Hattie b. 10/1880 California (to AK 1899) sister
Metz, Jacob  b. 11/1865 b. Germany  (to AK 1898) (to USA 1885) miner
Metz, Fred    b. 2/1860  b. Germany  (to AK 1898) (to USA 1885) miner  brother
Schlesart, H_______ b. 6/1859  California (to AK 1891)  cooper-miner
Edlund, E. b. 10/1854 Sweden  (to AK 1895) (to USA 1879)  shoemaker- miner
Fisher, Elm         b. 8/1844 Scotland (to AK 1897) (to USA 1845)  architect - miner
Hunter, Cyrus b. 2/1845 New York  (to AK 1898)  miner
Stone, Matheus  b. 5/1839 Vermont  (to AK 1898)  miner
Lauritsen, Louis  b. 1/1869 Denmark (to AK 1896) (to USA 1886) miner
Peterson, Will  b. 4/1872 Sweden (to AK 1895) (to USA 1881)  miner
Preston, Elyard b. 11/1853 Illinois  (to AK 1898)  miner
Buterbaugh, _________ b. 7/1866 Pennsylvania (to AK 1896) miner
Weierman, __________ b. 4/1872 Germany  (to AK 1896) (to USA 1892) miner
Steinman, Fred b. 5/1875  (to AK 1898) miner
Brown, John H. b. 12/1863 Iowa  (to AK 1896) miner
Kintz, Marten b. 5/1845 Ohio (to AK 1896) miner
Devore, Gilbert b. 2/1869 New York (to AK 1898) miner
Mills, Sanford b. 4/1835 Vermont (to AK 1884) miner
Hunt, Wm. E.   b. 2/1856 Illinois   (to AK 1895) miner
Coyl, James  b. 7/1840 Maine  (to AK 1895) miner
Gleason, _________ b. 11/1852 Nova Scotia (to AK 1898) miner
Gleason, _________ b. 5/1860 Illinois (to AK 1898) wife
Cline, ___________ b. 12/1846  Ohio  (to AK 1899) miner
Lutton, John b. 10/1862 Canada  (to USA 1882) miner
Eckly, Fred b. 10/1862 Sweden   (to AK 1897)  mner
Linablad, Axel b. 5/1870 Sweden (to AK 1898) miner
Winters, James b. 4/1864 New York  (to AK 1898) miner
Williams, David b. 8/1840 Wales  (to AK 1898) miner
Stanner, Michael b. 10/1859 Ohio (to AK 1897) miner
Willoughby, Henry b. 2/1868 Oregon (to AK 1897) miner
Stewart, John b. 8/1855 Ireland (to AK 1897) miner
Hawes, William b. 11/1860 California (to AK 1895) miner
Morgan, ______ b.2/1868 North Carolina (to AK 1897) miner
Mason, Charles b. 3/1870 New York (to AK 1897) miner
Gale, Lyman b. 1/1857 Minnesota (to AK 1896) miner
Gale, Mal       b. 8/1856              (to AK 1898)
Shakelford, W.  b. 1/1877 Rhode Island  (to AK 1898)  miner
David, Almer  b.5/1876 Washington (to AK 1898) miner
Johnsen, C         b.10/1869 Sweden (to AK 1898) miner
Wilson, Jos.  b. 4/1849 New Brunswick  (to USA 1890) miner
Brooks, Charles b. 7/1859  Wisconsin  (to AK 1897)  Lawyer - W. S. Commissioner
Lee, John b. 8/1869 Canada  (to AK 1898)  miner
Anthony, John b. 6/1853 Rhode Island (to AK 1898)  jeweler - miner
Perkins, B            b. 10/1856 New York  (to AK 1896) miner
Paterson, ______  b. 3/1867 Texas (to AK 1898) miner
Carthy, Frank b. 9/1876  Kansas   (to AK 1898) miner
Walton, Jones b. 12/1862 Missouri  (to AK 1898) miner
Walton, Rachael b. 7/1874  Kansas  (to AK 1899) wife
Walton, Josie    b. 6/1894   Oregon  (to AK 1899) daughter
Allison, Thos.  b. 12/1876  Tennessee  (to AK 1898) miner
Lawson, Adolph  b. 10/1844 Sweden  (to AK 1896) (to USA 1865) miner
Platt, Henry  b. 1/1873  California  (to AK 1899) miner
Watson, Henry b. 4/1854 Scotland (to AK 1897) (to USA 1870)  cook - saloon keeper
Watson, Edna   b. 5/1857 New York  (to AK 1898) wife
Griffeth, David  b. 8/1861 Iowa  (to AK 1896) miner
Edmister, Ralph  b. 9/1871 Mass. (to AK 1898)  gym instructor - miner
Dunham, Elmer b. 7/1863 Ohio  (to Ak 1898) miner
Hitchcock, Green Bay  b. 12/1857 California  (to AK 1896)  hotel and saloon keeper
Maehl, Harry C. b. 10/1861 California (to AK 1896)
Heidorn, Wm. B. b. 12/1862 Germany (to AK 1896) (to USA 1887) miner
Pricket, Richard b. 3/1860 Wisconsin (to AK 1898) miner
Frost, Alba H. 5/1871 Missouri (to AK 1897)
Fenstermacher, Thos.  b. 6/1868 Pennsylvania (to AK 1897)  artographer - miner
Laue, Richard  b. 9/1863  California (to AK 1896)  blacksmith - miner
McCormick, Peter b. 10/1875 Iowa  (to AK 1898) miner
Richards, Joe  b. 9/1869 New Brunswick  (to AK 1898) miner
Freeman, _______  b. 12/1849 Maryland (to AK 1898) miner
Wallace, James b. 3/1866  Illinois  (to AK 1898) miner
Ivan, A______  b. 5/1878 Alaska
Potter, _____ L.  b. 4/1850 Pennsylvania (to AK 1895) miner
_______, Frank  b. 10/1867 Germany (to AK 1898)  barber   (surname name obscured by something)
Bronson, Louis b. 6/1845 West Indies  (to AK 1894) miner
Hosford, Ella b. 12/1865 California (to AK 1898)
Cooley, Clarence b. 3/1874  California (to AK 1896) bookkeeper - miner
Anderson, Nathan b. 9/1849 Sweden  (to AK 1898) (to USA 1888) miner
Michitsche, Andrew b. 10/1860 Austria  (to AK 1898) (to USA 1883) miner
Hunting, Chas A. b. 6/1860 New York (to AK 1898) miner
Ellis, William b. 6/1843 England  (to AK 1891) (to USA 1860) miner
Cline, Lafayette  b. 10/1854 New York  (to AK 1896) miner
Carney, Edw. M.  b. 10/1873 Illinois  (to AK 1898) miner
Thompson, Ethan b. 10/1872 Ohio  (to AK 1898)  actor - miner
Lonsdale, Rodney H. b. 4/1875 California  (to AK 1898) miner
Brown, Fred b. 5/1875 Michigan (to AK 1898) bookkeeper - miner
Howe, Fred b. 11/1871 Illinois (to AK 1898)  butcher - miner
Whitaker, Clifford C. b. 1/1863 Pennsylvania (to AK 1897) miner
Whitaker, Bertha       b. 1/1876 California     (to AK 1898)
Whitaker, Clifford C. b. 8/1899 Alaska     son
Cherry, Marcus O. b. 2/1854 Georgia (to AK 1895) miner
Hogan, Michael M. 2/1835 Ireland (to AK 1896) (to USA 1893) druggist - miner
Robertson, Jas. A. b. 5/1863 Canada  (to AK 1898)  motorman
Robertson, Alice    b. 11/1870 Mass.   (to AK 1898)
Rogers, Wm. H. b. 10/1862 Mass  (to AK 1895) miner
Rogers, Belle  b. 8/1862 Maine    (to AK 1898)
Van Siclen, Wm. D.   b. 4/1864 Michigan  (to AK 1898) architect - miner
Van Siclen, Ida   b. 2/1869 California  (to AK 1898)
Van Siclen, Rena b. 3/1893 California  (to AK 1898) daughter
Swesey, _______ b. 1/1869 Michigan  (to AK 1896) miner
Ogle, Peter M. b. 10/1867 Illinois (to AK 1896) miner
LeRoy, T______  b. 9/1874 Germany  (to Ak 1899) (to USA 1883) miner
Schalk, Jerry  b. 1/1870 Pennsylvania (to AK 1896)  ball player - miner
Allensworth, _______  b. 11/1865  (to AK 1895)  partner
Connelly, Michael  b. 4/1863 Canada  (to AK 1896) (to USA 1892) electrician - miner
Peters, Chas   b. 4/1861  Mass.  (to AK 1898) miner
Peters, Mc____ 1/1867           (to AK 1898) brother
Judson, Louis b. 3/1852 Ohio  (to AK 1895) miner
Odgle, John  b. 8/1873  Illinois  (to AK 1895) miner
Shepard, Geog  b. 6/1861  Wisconsin  (to AK 1898) miner
Shepard, _____ b. 1/1874 California  (to AK 1899) wife
Blau, Johnson  b. 9/1875 Iowa  (to AK 1899)  lithographer - miner
Schneider, French b. 1/1872 New York  (to AK 1898) physician
Schroeder, Geo  b. 12/1846 Germany  (to AK 1894) (to USA 1867) miner
Burr, Clarence  b. 2/1860 Ohio  (to AK 1898) miner
Appleton, John  b. 3/1866 Canada  (to AK 1898) (to USA 1871) barber
Kennedy, August or Angus  b. 7/1869 Canada  (to AK 1896) (to USA 1893) miner
Frost, Wm. L.  b. 7/1864 Minnesota  (to AK 1896) miner
Frost, Nellie   b. 6/1878 Iowa          (to AK 1897) wife
Gales, Thos. J. b. 10/1846 Illinois  (to AK 1898) miner
Maxwell, James  b. 1861 Mass.  (to AK 1898) miner
Brownlow, Jno  b. 12/1870 Mass.  (to AK 1898) miner
Hammers, _____ b. 3/1842 Norway  (to AK 1896) miner
York, Chas   b. 2/1859 Canada  (to AK 1898) miner
Anderson, Hugh  b. 8/1844 New Brunswick  (to AK 1898)  (to USA 1874)  butcher - miner
Anderson, Maggie  b. 3/1856 New Brunswick (to AK 1898) (to USA 1873)
Anderson, Clyde  b. 2/1878 California (to AK 1898) son
Doyle, Melissa b. 8/1861 Canada  (to AK 1898) sister-in-law
Koerbel, Ollie  b. 11/1857 Germany  (to AK 1898) (to USA 1882) miner
Anderson, John L. S.   b. 4/1843 Sweden  (to AK 1898) (to USA 1865) miner
Anderson, Isabella  b. 6/1848 Canada  (to AK 1898)  (to USA 1868)
Oldham, _______ b. 4/1860 West Virginia  (to AK 1897) teacher - miner
Brooks, Chas  b. 1859 Wisconsin  (to AK 1897)  lawyer - miner
Barton, Dante b. 9/1870  New Jersey (to AK 1897) lawyer - miner
Lee, John    b. ?? Canada  (to AK 1898) miner
Martin, Ferdinand  b. 5/1847 New York  (to AK 1896) miner
Martin, Elizabeth G.  b. 6/1847  Canada  (to AK 1898)  (to USA 1865)
Deery, Frank  b. 12/ 1869 Wisconsin  (to AK 1898) miner
Deery, Maud  b. 7/1874  Wisconsin  (to AK 1899)
Deery, Ethan b. 8/1894 Wisconsin   ( to AK 1899)
Laing, Chas  b. 8/1837  Ireland (to AK 1898) (to USA 1852) miner
Laing, Geo.  M.   b. 5/1882 New York  (to AK 1898) son
Lance, Robert b. 8/1865  North Carolina (to AK 1898) miner
McRae, Phillip b. 7/1865  Scotland  (to AK 1880)  (to USA 1880) miner
McRae, Fedora b. 1880 Alaska   wife    ALEUT
McRae, Annie   b. 1/1897 Alaska
McRae, Bella    b. 9/1899 Alaska
Yeaton, Cy_____ b. 2/1837 New Hampshire  (to AK 1898)  merchant
Starkler, Earnest  b. 2/1869  Switzerland  (to AK 1896) (to USA 1891) miner
Smith, Harry  b. 1/1857 Africa (parents from Holland) (to AK 1896) (to USA 1863) merchant
Smith, Mary b. 5/1864 Denmark  (to AK 1899) (to USA 1874)
Hagen, _____ b. 1857 Ireland  (to AK 1896) (to USA 1891) miner
Akin, Willard W.  b. 3/1859 Indiana (to AK 1898) miner
Sorensen, Ha____  b. 4/1839 Denmark (to AK 1897) (to USA 1880) miner
Ritchie, Unly___  b. 10/1868 Pennsylvania  (to AK 1898) miner
Carey, Thos.  b. 12 /1851 Pennsylvania (to AK 1898) miner
Gardiner, J_____ b. 7/1839 England  (to AK 1898) (to USA 1860) miner
Caviness, Wm. H.   b. 9.1865 Oregon  (to AK 1898) miner
Jack, Wm. S.   b. 8/1864  Maine  (to AK 1892) miner
Jack, Emma  b. 7/1861 Illinois  (to AK 1892)
McDonald, Thos.  b. 11/1847 Pennsylvania  (to AK 1898) miner
Soloman, Jay  b. 1/1834  Ohio  (to AK 1893) mason - miner
Johnson, Alfred  b. 8/1839  Sweden  (to AK 1893) miner
Field, Thos. L.  b. 11/1852  Maine (to AK 1898) miner
Cook, Wm. E.  b. 7/1859 Canada  (to AK 1896) miner
Smith, Fred b. 2/1845 Wales  (to AK 1896) miner
Smith, Martha b. 2/1877 New York (to AK 1893)
Adams, Orrie  b. 8/1863 Wisconsin  (to AK 1898) miner
Petch, Wm. P.  b. 11/1863 England (to AK 1896) miner
Stevens, ______ b. 8/1872 California  (to AK 1898) miner
***Lathrop, Austin b. 10/1865 Michigan (to AK 1896) contractor - steamer purser
Fiel, August  b. 7/1868 Germany  (to AK 1900) miner
Trail, William b. 7/1848 Scotland (to AK 1900) miner
_______, John A.  b. 3/1850 Maryland (to AK 1896) miner
Lamar, Alfred b. 1/1850 Luebeck  (to AK 1900)  (to USA 1878) miner
Rivers, Johnny b. 6/1858 Illinois  (to AK 1896) miner
Rivers, Alice b. 11/1858 Maine  (to AK 1896)
Lilburn, Arthur b. 9/1861 Kentucky  (to AK 1896) miner
Buzard, Jas   b. 7/1868 Pennsylvania  (to AK 1896) miner

HOPE 1910
Schmesar, Harmon  b. 6/1862 California   Parents from Germany
Rick, William  b. 12/1876  b. New Jersey Parents from Germany
Wible, Simon W.  b. 3/1832  b.  Pennsylvania
Pilcher, Ben C.  b. 4/1854  b. Illinois
White, Nathan P.  b. 7/1864  b. Maine
White, Emma A.  b. 12/1887  wife   b. Alaska   father: Virginia  mother: Alaska
Brownlow, John H. b. 12/1872 Mass.                father: Canada   mother: NovaScotia
Steinmann, Fred A.  b. 5/1875 Mass.               father: Switzerland  mother: Mass.
Lawson, Adolph  b. 10/1845 Sweden                Immigrated to USA 1865
Meister, John b. 8/1853 Switzerland             Immigrated to USA 1879
Traveso, John b. 3/1864 Italy                       Immigrated to USA 1889
Lauritsen, L. H. b. 1/1869 Denmark                 Immigrated to USA 1886
Turner, J. A. b. 5/1838 Ohio            father: England          mother: Scotland
Connelly, Michael b. 4/1863
Renner, John M. b. 7/1858
Renner, Polly b. 8/1866 Alaska  (wife)    father: Russia    mother: Alaska
Shell, Louis b. 8/1889 Alaska (stepson)   father: Missouri mother: Alaska
Silvers, Monroe b. 5/1850 Illinois           parents: Virginia
Allison, Thomas b. 12/1876 Tennessee        father: Virginia  mother Tennessee
Schalk, Julius P. b. 10/1871 Pennsylvania    parents: Germany
Petroff, Mike b. 5/1857 Alaska             father: Russia      mother: Alaska
Davis, Almer F. b. 5/1876 Washington    father: Tennessee  mother: Washington
Davis, Jane E. b. 4/1888 Pennsylvania     parents: Pennsylvania
Snook, William C. b. 1/1873 Michigan
Snook, Clara F. b. 6/1872 Michigan
Snook, John H. b. 6/1906 Alaska
Snook, Francis b. 9/1908 Alaska
Andreanoff, Mary b. 6/1874 Alaska          father: Virginia    mother: Alaska
Andreanoff, Anna b. 8/1897 Alaska
Andreanoff, Adam b. 12/1899 Alaska
Andreanoff, Helma b. 7/1902 Alaska
Hammer, W. H. b. 1868 Germany
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***Austin Lathrop got his financial start as a contractor after the great Seattle fire of 1889. Arriving in Alaska in 1896, he purchased the steam ship Perry and transported freight during the gold rush years. He owned the California-Alaska Mining and Development Co. and drilled for oil at Cold Bay in 1903. Lathrop was elected mayor of Cordova in 1916 and built his first theater there. He later built theaters in Fairbanks and Anchorage (4th Avenue Theater). In 1920 he was elected to the Alaska Territory House of Representatives. In 1924, he produced a full length silent movie about the Klondike Gold Rush, it was the first full length film to be shot entirely in Alaska. In 1929, Lathrop bought the Fairbanks Daily News Miner. In 1948 he opened KENI radio station in Anchorage.

***Austin Lathrop
1. Got his financial start as a contractor after the great Seattle fire of 1889.
2. Bought steam ship PERRY in Alaska and hauled freight during gold rush years.
3. Owned California-Alaska Mining & Dev. Co. and drilled for oil at Cold bay (1903)
4. Elected Mayor of Cordova 1916 and built the Empress Theater there.
5. Built the Empress Theater in Anchorage in 1916.
6. Built the Empress Theater in Fairbanks in 1927
7. Built the Lacey Street Theater in Fairbanks  in 1936.
8. Built the Fourth Avenue Theater in Anchorage in 1947.
9. Elected to the Alaska Territory House of Representatives in 1920.
10. Produced a full length feature (silent) film called CHEECHAKO's in 1924. It was a film about the
   Klondike Gold Rush and was the first film to be shot entirely in Alaska.
11. Bought the Fairbanks Daily News Miner in 1929.
12, Opened KENI radio in Anchorage 1948.
13. Killed in 1950 when he was struck by a railroad car in the yard of his Suntrana coal plant.
 

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