Beck, J Jack.

Beck, J Jack.


Located lot Lot 6: Block 10. front 50 on Glacier; 150 Sherman in Valdez townsite, 4/20/1898, recorded 5/18/1898, V-Lot, Index , p. 68; Appointed to committee with Dempsey and Kortright, 1898. CS1; p. 2; Location notice for Summit Claim, Ruby No. 1: John Beck, W. Robert, C.A. Spongberg at Duck Bay east side of Knight Island, July 25, 1899, PWSMDR, Book 2, p. 212; Bk. 1, p. 142-145;


Prospecting Agreement: covering Lode, Placer, changes to agreement and selling of claims signed by Alex Ohlausen, Chas. A. Spongburg, John Beck, Willet Robert, A.S. McDowell, C.L. Hoyt, Sam W. Taylor, 2/26/1900, VMDR, 1900, p. 228; Started over government trail with Kraemer, Leavell & others, Feb. 26, 1900. From Diary M. Dempsey, 1900; Witnesses S.V. Taylor’s “Irish Placer Claim,” on Chesna River, located 4/13/1900, VMDR, 1900, p. 235; Location Notice: “Up Hill” Placer claim on Placer Gulch a tributary of Slate Creek “about 8 miles from Recorders office on the Chisna,” located 6/23/1900, witness A.S. McDowell, p. 196, Chisna MD.Records, 1900; also VMDR, 1900, p. 236; Location Notice; “Snow Shoe Placer Claim,” located 4/13/1900, on Chisna river adjacent to Powell, Lansing and Lena claims, witness Chas. Cramer, Dorsey Laval, VMDR, 1900, p. 239; recorded p. 37, Chisna MD.Records, 1900; Crary Scrapbook, Vol. 1.# 199; Along Copper River Trail between 6/28/1900-10/1/1900, probably Slate Creek, next census entry is Dempsey, previous page Hazelet, Meals, etc. C1900; warns Edwards that Hazelet is coming, Hazelet Diary, Sept. 2, 1900; Location Notice: “The Discovery” on Slate Creek, discovered and located 6/20/1900, by: D.B. Leavell, C.H. Kra(e)mer, Jack Beck, Robt. Coles, B. McDowell, Sam Taylor, Jim Manker, J.B. Newcomb, J. Jacobson, J. Miller, filed 9/6/1900, p. 144, Chisna MD.Records, 1900; also Valdez Mining District Record, 1900, p. 54; Location Notice for unnamed claim in “Bed Rock Gulch tirbutary to the middle fork of the Chistochina River and about 10 miles in a northeasterly direction from Dempsey Post Office,” disocovered 5/20/1900, located 5/25/1900 by J. Jacobson, J. Beck, A.S. McDowell, R.H. Coles, and Sam Taylor, Witness with Skinner to Coles’ “Coles Placer,” Slate Creek, Valdez Mining District Record, 1900, p. 68-69; Witness to Jacobson’s “Dakota Claim,” Valdez Mining District Record, 1900, p. 70; Location Notice: “Irish Placer Claim,” on Chesna River adjoining the “Snowshoe” and “Missouri” claims, witnesses Chas. Cramer, Jack Beck, VMDR, 1900, p. 235; Location notice for 100 acres of “Bed Rock Discovery Claim,” in Bed Rock Gulch a trib. to middle fork of the Chistochina River, by Jacob jacobson, jack Beck, A.S. McDowell, R. H. Coles, Sam W. Taylor, ldiscovered 5/20/1900, located 5/25/1900,, p. 105, Chisna MD.Records, 1900;


Arrives in Valdez with Manker, have been prospecting the headwaters of the Shushetna for two months, The Valdez News. 1:28. 9/14/01;