Nelson, John.

Nelson, John.


Arrived in Alaska, March 1898, C1900; QCMDR, , 1898, Locator, p. 66; witness to Duff, p. 102; Worked on relief station on Valdez Glacier, Sept. 1898. CS1;


Along Copper River Trail between 6/28/1900-10/1/1900, C1900; Locator, “Nancy Hanks Placer Claim,” on the “right bank of the Chisna River going up steam about 1800 ft. from the Chistochina River,” Witnesses: G.L. Davis, T.H. Hunt, 8/20/1900, CMDR, Bk. 1; Location notice: “The Belle,” on Hidden Treasure Creek tributary of the Chistochina, witnesses Maddox and J. Nelson, 8/29, 1900, Valdez MDR, 1900, p. 180; Location notice for “Grassy Place” placer claim on divide leading to Powell’s Gulch, Slate Creek, witness M. Dempsey, 8/15/1900, p. 4, Chisna MD Records, 1900; Location notice for “Eddy Claim,” on Salinas Cr. trib. of Eagle Cr., 7/3/1900, witness Peter Erickson, p. 158, Chisna MD.Records, 1900; Location notice “Nelson Placer Claim,” on Chisna river near mouth, Geo. Davis witness, 7/2/1900, Chisna MD.Records, 1900; p. 278, Chisna MD.Records, 1900;


Arrives in Valdez from interior. The Valdez News. 1:28. 9/14/01, p. 4;