Means, Samuel B.

Means, Samuel B.


Arrived in Alaska, April 1898, C1900; Member of Crary party (“Hungry Five”) in 1898. Mason. Crary, Diary Ms. ,pp. 2 ff;


In Valdez between 6/11/1900-6/26/1900, C1900; Chistochina, No. 2, Arctic Company Placer Claim, on Eagle Canyon Creek a tributary to Mankoman River, locators: James Simpson, S.B. Means, R. T. Heron, James Baker, C.N. Crary, Jas. A. Bourke, W.H. Crary, Wm. Grogg, located 6/19/1900, witness Archie Park, H.E.F King, recorded 10/2/1900 by O.J. Hosford, Dept. Recorder, p. 25; Signed Notice on 4/10/1900 calling for a Miner’s Meeting at Camp Moose (located about one mile from Chestinchena River on Chisna Creek), on noon April 20th, 1900, to form the Chisna Mining District, along with J.A. Burke, R. T. Herron, W.H. Crary, R. Coles, C.H. Winanas, M.D., Chas. Sandberg, O.J. Hosford, D.B. Leavell, W.H. Robson, D. Park Griswald, J.G. Simpson, H. Krammer, John Mueller, s.R. Means, Chas. Olson, H. Miller, H.E.F. King, B.E. Skinner, W.J. Aniker, Archie Parks, p. 11, Chisna MD.Records, 1900; Location notice for “Della Gregory,” on Red Mountain Creek, witness Crary, p. 28, Chisna MD.Records, 1900;


Arrives in Valdez from interior, The Valdez News. 1:30. 9/28/01, p. 4; Charter member of the Order of Alaska Moose, 1899. The Valdez News. 1:40. 12/7/01. p. 3;