Islanders to the Klondike, 1897, 1898

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Submitted by Christine Gorman

Names of some Islanders who went to the Klondike, and other points West.....

Daily Examiner, April 14, 1897:

"Fourteen or fifteen men left Charlottetown last evening to make their home in other places.
Among the number was James B. Allen, Charlottetown, Charles Farquharson, Lot 48, Angus McKenzie, Flat River, who go to Rossland, BC;
W. L. Acorn, Ernest Irving and Fenwick Jenkins of Pownal who are going to Boston;
J. R. Moore, of New Perth and John McDonald, Montague who are going to the North West;
Peter McDonald, George Munn and Abbe Munn, Lot 48, who are going to Winnipeg;
George McLauchlin, Peake's Station is going to Boston and -------------- McPhee, of Souris is going to New Hampshire.

Daily Examiner: Feb. 18, 1898:

Percy Read, Ch'town

Nathan McFarlane, Summerside

A. T. Wright, Bedeque

B. Trowsdale, Lot 11

Benjamin Haywood, O'Leary

T. Milligan, Lot 11

and _____ Ferguson, New London.


(From Sackville to Vancouver, cost $49.50.)

T. A. Stewart, Lot 65
Feb. 21, 1998: Richard Farquharson, D. Martin, and M.Rodd, are going to B. C. Some others are going to the Klondike.
Feb. 28, 1898: From Charlottetown: Harry McQuaid, E. D. Stanley, Harry
June 27, 1898: Alex McRae went to the Klondike

October 17, 1898: Other Klondike names:
Mr. William Small returned after 28 days of travel from Dawson City.
Mr J. B. Dawson and George A Dixon are each doing a successful general store business in Dawson City.
Fred Kennedy is mining and working a claim jointly with Dawson.
Alex. McRae is about 20 miles from Dawson city.

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