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Northern Cemeteries and Graves

A Guide to Skagway, Alaska


The Pioneer Cemetery at Skagway, Alaska

by Murray Lundberg


The Pioneer Cemetery at Skagway, Alaska

    This cemetery, located in the forest to the northwest of the junction of the South Klondike Highway and the Dyea Road at the north end of Skagway, was opened in 1908. Prior to that, burials took place at what is now called the Gold Rush Cemetery. The last burial at the Pioneer Cemetery was in 1989, but the new Skagway Cemetery, further up the Dyea Road, was opened in 1971 and the first burial took place in August that year. A partial record of burials at the Pioneer Cemetery (207 of them) can be read here - the list ends in the middle of the "M" surnames. FindaGrave currently lists 253 burials. In October 2017, I got a list of burials with known gravesites from the City. By combining it with the list of 207 linked above, which includes burials for which the gravesite is not known, we have come up with 305, which are listed below. I feel that the actual number of burials is near 400.

We have posted a hi-resolution (3.5 MB) map of the Pioneer Cemetery that was obtained from the City, and each of the entries below has a gravesite location that ties into it. We have also created a list of burials sorted by gravesite number.

The following list includes all 305 burials that we have found records for - the names with links are the gravesites which have been photographed so far.

  • ACHISON, Archibald J. (1857-1936) - gravesite not known
  • ACHISON, Edward Winfield Scott (1860-1916) - gravesite not known
  • ACHISON, Lawrence R. (1907-1918) - gravesite #18-32
  • ACHISON, Lena Sophia (1866-1936) - gravesite not known
  • ADAMS, Evelyn (Eva) (1904-1919) - gravesite #18-38
  • ADEN, John (1867-1944) - gravesite #19-28
  • ADEN, Wert Dirk (1866-1940) - gravesite #19-29
  • AMLONG, Arthur Elliott (?-1925) - gravesite #18-35
  • ANDROW (ANDREW?), Henry (1913-1920) - gravesite #06-10
  • ANDREWS, William D. (1921-1929) - gravesite not known
  • ARMSTRONG, James C. (1909-1956) - gravesite #19-25
  • ARNOLD, Amanda Maude Stephens (1887-1945) - gravesite not known
  • ASHLEY, Agnes Minnie (1866-1962) - gravesite #08-11
  • ASHLEY, Howard (1863-1939) - gravesite #08-12
  • AUSTIN, Peter (?-1915) - gravesite not known
  • BAKER,Chloe (1836-1918) - gravesite #18-23
  • BAKER, Harley Andrew - priest (1913-1965) - gravesite #21-13
  • BAKER, Harriet L. (1847-1924) - gravesite #07-12
  • BARNARD, Mary (?-1923) - gravesite #18-13
  • BARRY, Edward J. (1880-1918) - gravesite #18-27
  • BARRY, Katherine (1843-1918) - gravesite #18-26
  • BEAUCHAMP, Joseph (1864-1935) - gravesite not known
  • BEITINGER, Gertrude M. (1906-1967) - gravesite #20-17
  • BELL, Kerry Dean (1957-1958) - gravesite not known
  • BENDER, Maud (1866-1931) - gravesite not known
  • BIGHAM, Elizabeth Lynn McFarling "Bessie" (1884-1946) - gravesite #07-01
  • BIXLER, Robert Douglas (1932-1932) - gravesite #11-06
  • BLACK, Anna Selma (1872-1941) - gravesite #14-17
  • BLACK, Charles James (?-1913) - gravesite #08-16
  • BLACKWELL, Dawn V. (1962-1962) - gravesite #21-24
  • BLEDSOE, Annie Laura (1865-1920) - gravesite #18-33
  • BLEDSOE, William Jasper (1865-1920) - gravesite #18-34
  • BOND, baby girl (1930-1930) - gravesite #11-12
  • BONNAR, Rosa (1866-1936) - gravesite not known
  • BORMER, John James (1866-1943) - gravesite not known
  • BOSHART, Christine (?-1919) - gravesite not known
  • BRAUN, Edward (1884-1916) - gravesite not known
  • BRAWAND, John P. (1861-1914) - gravesite #Elks 04
  • BRENA, Camillo "McGee" (1920-1968) - gravesite #22-09
  • BROCKMILLER, Charles L. (1863-1919) - gravesite not known
  • BROOKS, Joseph H. (?-1934) - gravesite #05-11
  • BROWN, George (1878-1949) - gravesite #18-21
  • BROWN, Rosetta M. (1878-1918) - gravesite #18-23
  • BRUNS, Louis (?-1909) - gravesite #08-24
  • BUNTING, William (1880-1919) - gravesite #02-14
  • BURR, Richard (?-1916) - gravesite not known
  • CARLSON, George Edward (1847-1931) - gravesite not known
  • CARTWRIGHT, Charies Leroy (1854-1931) - gravesite #13-23
  • CASTELLA (?), William (?-?) - gravesite #Elks
  • CHILDS, Minnie (1891-1916) - gravesite #12-11
  • CLARK, Henry David (1864-1945) - gravesite #16-01
  • CLARK, Marion Granger (1866-1947) - gravesite #16-02
  • CLEAREN, Mrs. Charles (1862-1929) - gravesite not known
  • COLEMAN, Carl Ivar (1894-1940) - gravesite not known
  • COLEMAN, Eliza A. (1852-1938) - gravesite #17-20
  • COLEMAN, John (1848-1934) - gravesite not known
  • COLLISON, James Arthur (1882-1918) - gravesite not known
  • CONANT, Cyrus A. (1866-1928) - gravesite not known
  • CONWAY, Martin (1861-1930) - gravesite #14-03
  • COWEN, Dale (1867-1937) - gravesite #17-17
  • COY, Jane (1850-1926) - gravesite #18-40
  • CREESE, Ida Theresa (1863-1937) - gravesite above #03-02
  • CULBERTSON, Benjamin Russell (?-1915) - gravesite #07-06
  • CURTAIN, William (?-?) - gravesite #08-17
  • DAMASCHKE, Frederick (1860-1927) - gravesite not known
  • DAVES, Thomas Elza (1886-1957) - gravesite #21-28
  • DAVIS, Charles S. (1840-1938) - gravesite #17-07
  • DECKER (?-?) - gravesite #08-21
  • DEDMAN, Bessie Moser (1892-1979) - gravesite #08-10
  • DEDMAN, Clara Elisabeth Susan (1861-1936) - gravesite #13-09
  • DEDMAN,George R. (1857-1925) - gravesite #12-01
  • DEDMAN, Henry Alaska (1899-1954) - gravesite #08-09
  • DENNIS, Allen (1931-1931) - gravesite not known
  • DENNIS, Allen Wayne (1949-1969) - gravesite #20-04
  • DENNIS, Emma Florence (1932-1933) - gravesite not known
  • DENNIS, Raymond (1917-1933) - gravesite not known
  • DENNIS, Sam (1852-1937) - gravesite #19-05
  • DENNIS, Sarah (1861-1947) - gravesite #19-04
  • DENNIS, Silas (1900-1926) - gravesite not known
  • DEVERELL, Fanny (1837-1923) - gravesite #14-26
  • DEVERELL, Louis Henry (1876-1947) - gravesite #16-23
  • DILLON, George W. (1856-1922) - gravesite above #03-01
  • DILLON, Issabella (1865-1909) - gravesite above #03-04
  • DISCHALSO, B. (1857-1912) - gravesite #08-18
  • DORAN, Ida (1867-1925) - gravesite #11-15
  • DORTERO, Tony (1854-1919) - gravesite #04-16
  • DORTERO, Vincent Tony (1894-1918) - gravesite #04-17
  • DOYLE, John (?-1913) - gravesite between Sec. 8 and 11
  • DREIBUS, Theresa Johanna (1882-1956) - gravesite #21-26
  • DROHAN, James (1852-1933) - gravesite not known
  • DUNLOP, John (?-1908) - gravesite above Sec. 9
  • DUNN, Paul (1949-1949) - gravesite not known
  • DURKIN, John Rudy (1892-1917) - gravesite not known
  • EARL, Robert Burnett (?-1922) - gravesite #18-36
  • EDWARDS, Orrin Royal (1914-1967) - gravesite #21-18
  • EHRMANN, Clarence Henry (1902-1948) - gravesite not known
  • ELLIOTT, Arthur (?-1925) - gravesite #18-35
  • ENEARL, Anna Marie (1896-1952) - gravesite #05-07
  • EVILLE, Ina Morrison (1876-1967) - gravesite #10-22
  • EVILLE, Robert Walker (1874-1937) - gravesite #11-03
  • FANTA, Anton N. (?-1924) - gravesite not known
  • FARWELL, Ysoult Tilleard (1886-1936) - gravesite #11-22
  • FEERO, Alta Pearl (1890-1955) - gravesite #19-14
  • FEERO, Willie Egbert, Sr. (1883-1950) - gravesite #19-15
  • FIQUET, Cadet Desmara (1855-1924) - gravesite #18-11
  • FLYNN, Ellen (1868-1935) - gravesite #15-24
  • FLYNN, Patrick John (1861-1935) - gravesite #15-23
  • FOWLER, Frank S. (1868-1961) - gravesite #11-01
  • FREIDINGER, Ida (1849-1912) - gravesite #08-20
  • FROLANDER, Evelyn P. (1883-1974) - gravesite #22-14
  • FROLANDER, Gustav (1887-1940) - gravesite #17-01
  • FROLANDER, Jonas Ludwig (1880-1968) - gravesite #22-11
  • GAULT, Mayme Katherine (1886-1967) - gravesite #11-09
  • GAULT, Philip W. (1908-1929) - gravesite #11-11
  • GAULT, Roy Edwin (1879-1949) - gravesite #11-10
  • GERMOND, Infant (1949-1949) - gravesite not known
  • GILL, Eugene (?-?) - gravesite not known
  • GOEDDEL, Peter (1861-1926) - gravesite #18-41
  • GORDON, William (1922-1926) - gravesite not known
  • GORE, George Milford, Jr. (1925-1928) - gravesite #18-05
  • GOSS, Kitty (?-1941) - gravesite not known
  • GRANT, Alice L. (1866-1927) - gravesite not known
  • GRASHEL, John W. (1868-?) - gravesite not known
  • GREENE, James F. (1845-1924) - gravesite not known
  • GRIMM, Herman (1865-1928) - gravesite #13-05
  • GRIMM, Victor (1901-1942) - gravesite not known
  • HALLENBERG, John Victor (1911-1964) - gravesite #21-08
  • HANSEN, John Egbert (1908-1930) - gravesite #11-21
  • HANSEN, Kristen (1863-1937) - gravesite #13-13
  • HART, Ray Demarse (1887-1945) - gravesite not known
  • HARTSON, Raymond Lewis (1903-1966) - gravesite #21-17
  • HASKIN, Frederic H., Sr. (1873-1943) - gravesite #21-09
  • HASKIN, Orpha Harris (1891-1965) - gravesite #21-10
  • HAYWARD, Margeurite Jane ("Maggie") (1857-1924) - gravesite #11-18
  • HEIDELBERGER, Laura Belle Deaver (1876-1950) - gravesite #03-18
  • HEIDELBERGER, Mae R. (1917-2008) - gravesite #03-19
  • HEIDELBERGER, Mary Agnes O'Connell (1918-1968) - gravesite #04-06
  • HEIDELBERGER, William (1907-1980) - gravesite #03-19
  • HERN, Bernadine (1923-1935) - gravesite #11-05
  • HERN, Lillian Doran (1889-1939) - gravesite #08-06
  • HERN, Willis (1857-1938) - gravesite #17-04
  • HESTNESS, Edward Toresen (1879-1924) - gravesite #12-05
  • HILLING, Charles Arthur (1902-1963) - gravesite #19-56
  • HIRON, Marc (?-?) - gravesite not known
  • HIRONS, Thomas (1860-1929) - gravesite #13-03
  • HOGAN, John Robert (1848-1919) - gravesite #18-29
  • HONOR, Mrs. B. M. (?-1934) - gravesite not known
  • HOSTA, David (1862-1935) - gravesite #18-53
  • HUDSON, Leon Edward Henry (1875-1934) - gravesite #11-24
  • HURLEY, Daniel (1852-1934) - gravesite not known
  • JACKSON, Anna (?-1926) - gravesite not known
  • JACKSON, John (1870-1940) - gravesite #19-03
  • JACKSON, Mary Barr (?-1945) - gravesite #18-58
  • JACOBS, Harriet Leete "Hattie" (1846-1919) - gravesite #18-37
  • JANDOS, Barbara (1836-1915) - gravesite not known
  • JENNINGS, George (1850-1924) - gravesite #18-10
  • JOHNSON, Annie (1880-1922) - gravesite #18-08
  • JOHNSON, Gilbert (1931-1931) - gravesite not known
  • JOHNSON, John Helmar (?-1947) - gravesite #16-21
  • JOHNSON, Martin (1861-1919) - gravesite not known
  • JONES, Carl B. (1889-1946) - gravesite not known
  • JORDAN, William E. (1844-1911) - gravesite #08-22
  • JUDSON, Georgie (1940-1942) - gravesite #19-01
  • KADANAHA, Maggie (1873-1957) - gravesite #20-01
  • KAMPEN, Christopher (1864-1932) - gravesite #13-06
  • KASKO, David (1921-1921) - gravesite #18-17
  • KATTEWA, Benjamin (1889-1922) - gravesite #18-16
  • KATZEEK (KATZEWIK?), Alice (1914-1921) - gravesite #18-14
  • KELLER, John Michael (1871-1951) - gravesite #11-13
  • KNAPP, Albert Vernon (1942-1970) - gravesite #20-12
  • KNAPP, John Laurence (1935-1964) - gravesite #21-11
  • KOVALESKI, Walter A. (1955-1955) - gravesite #20-03
  • LANGFORD, Thomas A. (1907-1970) - gravesite #21-07
  • LARSEN, Stephanie Kerle Sattemsdah (1896-1965) - gravesite #21-12
  • LARSON, Charles C. (1891-1935) - gravesite #13-16
  • LEE, Catherine Hukill (1875-1965) - gravesite #21-15
  • LEE, Lillian (?-1922) - gravesite #18-15
  • LEE, Minnie (1922-1924) - gravesite not known
  • LEE, Richard George (1949-1949) - gravesite not known
  • LIDDICOAT, Edward John (1862-1916) - gravesite #Elks 01
  • LINGLE, Beulah Elizabeth Jones (1900-1962) - gravesite #20-14
  • LOESER, Mattie Jane (1858-1943) - gravesite #12-09
  • LOGAN, Everett Dan "Ed" (1912-1947) - gravesite #17-15
  • LUNDE, Peter P. (1878-1952) - gravesite #03-17
  • McDONALD, Thomas A. (?-1917) - gravesite #18-19
  • McHUGH, Henry Joseph (1848-1916) - gravesite not known
  • McKENZIE, Robert Daniel "Bert" (1892-1917) - gravesite #04-19
  • McKENZIE, Walter Collin (1859-1917) - gravesite #04-20
  • McKETTRICK, Ann (1842-1930) - gravesite #13-24
  • McM...ERSON, M...? (1864-1927)
  • McNICHOLS, Patrick (1865-1915) - gravesite not known
  • MACOMBER, Elizabeth W. A. (1862-1928) - gravesite #14-22
  • MADDEN, Orval (1911-1969) - gravesite #15-25
  • MALTBY, Annie Maria Hanson (1860-1910) - gravesite not known
  • MANSON, Edward (1870-1927) - gravesite #18-04
  • MARTIN, Daniel L. (1853-1921) - gravesite not known
  • MARTIN, Geraldine Maxine (1940-1941) - gravesite not known
  • MARTIN, Louise Josephine (1910-1944) - gravesite #19-32
  • MARTINEZ, Maurice Thomas (1905-1950) - gravesite not known
  • MARTINI, Duayne (1945-1952) - gravesite #05-09
  • MASON, Charles Allen (1947-1968) - gravesite #19-33
  • MASON, Theleston Carlyle (1909-1959) - gravesite #19-34
  • MATTHEWS, Florence "Flora" (Mrs. William Edward) (1862-1938) - gravesite #17-05
  • MATTHEWS, Gordon Edward (1917-1917) - gravesite not known
  • MATTHEWS, Judson (1898-1922) - gravesite #12-12
  • MATTHEWS, Katherine A. (1902-1957) - gravesite #19-22
  • MATTHEWS, Laura (1923-1926) - gravesite #18-09
  • MATTHEWS, Marion (1905-1929) - gravesite #18-07
  • MEACOCK, Infant (?-?) - gravesite not known
  • MELTON, R. Leigh (?-1936) - gravesite #17-26
  • MERONEY, Debra Ann (1965-1965) - gravesite #21-25
  • MERONEY, Donna Jean (1965-1965) - gravesite #21-25
  • MOFFATT, Emily Maria (1863-1933) - gravesite #11-04
  • MOORE, Fred Darling (1871-1914) - gravesite #13-04
  • MORTON, John Capt. (?-1909) - gravesite between Sec. 7 and 12
  • MOWL, Mary Ann (?-1911) - gravesite #Elks 5C
  • MUEHLEISEN, Laurence (1907-1935) - gravesite #13-17
  • MULVIHILL, Donald Smiley (1908-1922) - gravesite #18-31
  • MULVIHILL, Gwlady Muriel (1905-1945) - gravesite #08-06
  • MULVIHILL, Harold Eugene (1900-1977) - gravesite #08-04
  • MULVIHILL, Vincent W. (1903-1963) - gravesite #20-10
  • MURRAY, Mary Fitzgerald (1876-1940) - gravesite #14-18 or 18-50
  • MURRAY, Patrick Stephen (1871-1939) - gravesite #14-19 or 18-49
  • NELSON, Maliece (1920-1965) - gravesite #21-14
  • OBERLE, Caroline (1872-1942) - gravesite #14-16
  • OFFICER, Asa (?-1935) - gravesite #13-15
  • OLSON, Forrest (?-?) - gravesite #08-15
  • OLSON, Henry (?-1916) - gravesite #08-14
  • ONO, Haru (1926-1927) - gravesite #18-45
  • PAGNAC, Patrick W. (1953-1970) - gravesite #22-07
  • PETERSON, John Paul (1892-1931) - gravesite #13-22
  • PETERSON, Margaret Julia (1884-1959) - gravesite #21-21
  • PETERSON, Mary (1864-1927) - gravesite #14-25
  • PHELPS, Marcus Andersen (1879-1935) - gravesite #15-21
  • PHELPS, Mark Coryell (1919-1920) - gravesite #14-08
  • PHELPS, Vinta Lee (1887-1945) - gravesite #14-09
  • POE, Gerald Gordon "Jerry" (1920-1965) - gravesite #21-06
  • POE, Phyllis Mae (1922-1970) - gravesite #21-19
  • PORTER, James Clement (1888-1958) - gravesite #19-57
  • POWELL, Caleb Augustus (1860-1935) - gravesite #11-02
  • POWELL, Clara W. (1859-1946) - gravesite #11-02
  • PULLEN, Chester C. (1889-1912) - gravesite #13-01
  • QUINLAN, F. G. Jeremiah (1861-1917) - gravesite #12-02
  • RAPUZZI, Edna (1900-1988) - ashes spread south of gravesite #14-01
  • RAPUZZI, George (1899-1986) - ashes spread south of gravesite #14-01
  • RAPUZZI, Katherine (1890-1927) - gravesite #14-01
  • RAPUZZI, Teresa (1868-1941) - gravesite #14-02
  • RICHARDSON, Kenneth Wayne (1951-1951) - gravesite #18-59
  • ROBERTS, Harry (?-?) - gravesite #08-19
  • ROGERS, Margaret (1862-1949) - gravesite #19-17
  • ROGERS, Miner Ellsworth (1870-1958) - gravesite #19-16
  • SANDBECK, Charles A. (1868-1915) - gravesite #07-10
  • SANDBECK, Mrs. Amelia (?-1932) - gravesite #07-08
  • SCHMIDT, Herman (1866-1911) - gravesite #05-14
  • SCOTT, William John (1861-1920) - gravesite above Sec. 9
  • SECREST, Jake (?-1933) - gravesite #13-19
  • SELMER, Alice R. (1911-1975) - gravesite #04-08
  • SELMER, Elizabeth (1901-1989) - gravesite #03-14
  • SELMER, Osborne (1903-1964) - gravesite #03-13
  • SELMER, Oscar L. (1877-1938) - gravesite #08-08
  • SELMER, Paula Lunde (1880-1952) - gravesite #03-16
  • SHELEBY, Dolores Jo Ann (1943-1953) - gravesite #21-27
  • SHOTRIDGE, Lillian (1917-1958) - gravesite #21-03
  • SHULTZ, Fred (?-?) - gravesite #18-42
  • SIMPSON, Therese Elizabeth (1870-1941) - gravesite #19-27
  • SMITH, Eugene Stanley (1920-1946) - gravesite #16-25
  • SMITH, Ina (1910-1913) - gravesite above #03-03
  • SMITH, Joseph G. (?-1908) - gravesite #Elks 3B
  • SMITH, William R. (1879-1935) - gravesite #15-22
  • SOLDIN, Hans (1894-1972) - gravesite #11-19
  • SOLDIN, Mavis (1901-1974) - gravesite #11-19
  • SPARKS, Charrie Marie (1854-1922) - gravesite #11-16
  • SPARKS, Victor L. (1884-1962) - gravesite #15-19
  • SPARKS, Winfield Scott (1852-1927) - gravesite #11-17
  • SPEER, Wallace Lyle (1859-1933) - gravesite #11-07
  • STANLEY, George C. (1873-1925) - gravesite #14-23
  • STEVENSON, Rose and infants (1895-1943) - gravesite #11-23
  • SUFFECOOL, Frank (1864-1940) - gravesite #18-54
  • SULLIVAN, Christopher John (1891-1945) - gravesite #15-20
  • SULLIVAN, James H. (?-1916) - gravesite #12-03
  • SUNDEEN, Matthew M. (?-1941) - gravesite #20-29
  • SWEENEY, Leonard A. (1935-1935) - gravesite #13-10
  • TALBOT, Janet Ellen (1867-1931) - gravesite #11-08
  • TAYLOR, Female baby (1935-1935) - gravesite #13-11
  • TAYLOR, Florence Rose Matthews (1913-1937) - gravesite #17-22
  • TAYLOR, Viola Mae (1935-1935) - gravesite #13-08
  • TELFER, Bruce Alexander (1921-1921) - gravesite #18-18
  • THORNTON, Joseph Armstrong (1862-1927) - gravesite #18-43
  • TRABER, Joseph (1875-1949) - gravesite #19-18
  • VILLESVIK, Ethel Eva Herr (1904-1979)- ashes between Sec. 5 and 6
  • WALLACE, Clara May (1873-1928) - gravesite #11-14
  • WARD, Elizabeth (1846-1930) - gravesite #13-25
  • WARD, Joseph J. F. (1872-1963) - gravesite #10-15
  • WARD, Marguerite (1865-1938) - gravesite #10-14
  • WATERMAN, Mildred Wanda (1915-1918) - gravesite #18-28
  • WEBSTER, Frank Douglas (1879-1938) - gravesite #10-16
  • WEBSTER, Marguerite A. (1850-1942) - gravesite #10-14
  • WHITE, Canvass (1863-1943) - gravesite #08-09
  • WILEY, Bertha L. Prior (1937-1968) - gravesite #22-12
  • WILLIAMS, John (?-1938) - gravesite #17-19
  • WILLS, Walter (1867-1943) - gravesite #20-26
  • WILSON, Arthur (1860-1928) - gravesite #18-46
  • WILSON, Fredrick (1924-1927) - gravesite #06-17
  • WILSON, Fredrick (1927-1945) - gravesite #19-B (outside)
  • WILSON, Richard (?-?) - gravesite #20-02
  • WRIGHT, Cye (?-?) - gravesite #11-20
  • WRIGHT, George B. (1843-1928) - gravesite #18-47
  • YEOMANS, Ella Mary (1874-1955) - gravesite #20-27
  • YEOMANS, Stanton H. (1863-1917) - gravesite #18-20

  • UNKNOWN - photos of 15 gravesites






Lawrence Achison

1907
1918





In memory of

Henry Androw

Died Aug. 16th 1920
Age, 7 years

The burials database states that the surname may be Andrews.





Amanda Maude Stephens Arnold

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.

Amanda was born in 1887, possibly in Missouri. She died of a heart problem on August 22, 1945, shortly after her arrival from Seminole, Oklahoma, in 1945.





Agnes Minnie Ashley

Mrs. Ashley was born in Minnesota in 1866, and died at Skagway in 1962 at the age of 96.

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





Howard Ashley

Mr. Ashley was born in Connecticut in 1863, and died at Skagway in 1939. He was a Master Mechanic for the WP&YR.

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





In Loving Memory

Mrs. Katherine Barry

Mrs. Barry was born in 1843, and died on November 16, 1918.

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





Gertrude M. Beitinger

Sept. 11, 1906 - Dec. 3, 1967
Mother

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.

Obituary from the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner of January 23, 1968:
  "Mrs. Gertrude Beitinger of Skagway passed away suddenly of a heart attack the evening of Dec. 3, while sitting in the Sourdough Cafe having a cup of coffee. She seemed in good health and spirits earlier in the evening while having dinner with her daughter and family.
  Mrs. Beitinger is one of our older Skagway residents, born in Skagway on Sept. 11, 1906, the daughter of pioneer WP&YR Dispatcher, W.J. Mulvihill. She had lived in Skagway all of her life, was married here 43 years ago to William Beitinger and their five children were also born and received their schooling in Skagway.
  Gertrude was a very active citizen - she has been a member of the Library Board for many, many years, most recently serving as chairman, was a charter member of Emblem Club, and Eagle's Auxiliary. She served as Secretary of the Women's Bowling Association for many years also. Since her husband's retirement from the WP&YR she has helped him manage the Sourdough Newstand. There is hardly any area of our community life where she will not be sorely missed.
  Mrs. Beitinger is survived by her husband, William Beitinger, sons Donald, of Anchorage, Alaska; C.P.O. Gordon Beitinger on active duty with the U.S. Navy and recently at Imperial Beach, Calif., after returning from a tour of duty in the Far East; Jim Beitinger of Redmond, Washington; daughters Beverly Feero and Barbara Fairbanks, both of Skagway; brothers Harold F. Mulvihill of Skagway and Roy Mulvihill of Seattle; and sister Mrs. Verna Smith of Wenatchee, Washington; and 14 grandchildren.
  The funeral has been tentatively set for 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 7, in the First Presbyterian Church of Skagway. The family has requested no flowers, preferring the money to be given to charities, especially Mrs. Beitinger's favorite."





In Memory of

Charles Black

Born in Glasgow
Died Feb. 27, 1913
Aged 28 years
Erected By his Friends of the C.P.R. Coast SS Co.

There is some confusion about this grave - the cemetery database states that Charles James Black, born in March 1889 in Campbell, Petersborough, Ontario, died on a Princess ship on October 18, 1918, and FindaGrave expands that to state that he drowned in the wreck of the C.P.R. steamship Princess Sophia, though she sunk on October 25, 1918.




Dawn V. Blackwell

Feb. 12 - Feb. 12, 1962

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.






Baby girl Bond

1930 1930

She was born and died on March 7, 1930.





Camillo "McGee" Brena

1920-1968
A living legend in his own time

McGee was born on August 13, 1920. You can read the story of how he acquired the nickname "McGee" here.

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.

The Pack Train Inn, erected in 1908 by Skagway's mayor, was one of Skagway's most visible and best-known properties. Since 1950, the tavern had been operated by the Brena family. But Camillo "McGee" Brena, the tavern's operator and "a living legend in his own time," according to the local press, had died in 1968. Five years later, when the park's master plan was being prepared, owner Sheila Brena (McGee's widow) had indicated an interest in selling the property to the National Park Service. More of that story can be read here.





Louis Bruns

Died April 4, 1909

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





William Bunting

Born May 2, 1880
Died at Skagway on March 31, 1919

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





William Castella (?)

? - ?

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





Minnie Childs

Born Oct 1, 1891
Died May 4, 1916
At Rest

First name and birthdate not clear - taken from burials database.





Henry David Clark
1864 - 1945

Marion Granger Clark
1866 - 1947

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





Martin Conway

Born April 21st 1862
Died January 18th 1930
R.I.P.

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.

Martin Conway, born in Ireland, arrived in Skagway in 1898, from New York via San Francisco. He was a US Commissioner and Judge, was listed as a merchant in the 1905 Skagway directory, and was Postmaster from 1916 until 1930.





Dale Cowan

1867 - 1937

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.

His name is recorded variously as Dale or Dall, and Cowan or Cowen. He was a clerk and bartender at the Board of Trade Saloon. He was born in Pennsylvania in 1867, and the burials database says that he died on May 18, 1938.





Ida Theresa Creese

Born 1863
Died 1936

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.

Ida Creese was born in 1863 in Wisconsin, and died on January 15, 1937. She was a nurse at the White Pass hospital, and had a son, Eugene Stanley Smith (1920-1946).





William Curtain

The burials database only records his age at death as 0.

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





Decker

The burials database only records his age at death as 0.

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





Bessie Moser Dedman

Jan. 27, 1892 - Apr. 28, 1979

Bessie arrived in Skagway in July 1898 from Portland, Oregon. She eventually married Henry Dedman and they both worked as photographers in Skagway.





Clara Elisabeth Susan Dedman

1861 - 1936

Clara was born in Oregon in 1861. She and her husband George R. Dedman arrived in Skagway from Portland, Oregon, in July 1898. She died on February 21, 1936.





Henry Alaska Dedman

June 2, 1899 - March 7, 1954

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.

Henry Dedman was born in Skagway and he and his wife, Bessie Moser Dedman, became photographers there.





Beloved son

Allen Wayne Dennis

1949-1969

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.

Allen Dennis was a section hand on the White Pass & Yukon Route railroad - he was killed when he was hit by a Casey car.





Sam Dennis

Age 85
Died Jan 29 1937
The Lord is my Shepherd





Fanny Deverell

Mrs Deverell

Photo taken by Karl Gurcke during a cemetery cleanup in 2006 (posted with permission).





Louis Henry Deverell

Born Sept. 10 1876
Died Mar. 19 1947

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





B. Dischalso

Born Genoa, Italy, 1857
Died Aug. 25, 1912

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





Ida M. Doran

1867 - 1925

Ida was born in 1867 in Missouri, and died on Skagway on September 14, 1925. She had worked as a dressmaker, and was a cook for the White Pass in 1920, when she was also reported to be a widow.





Tony Dortero

Born July 18, 1854
Died Jan. 6, 1919

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





Vincent T. Dortero

Born Astoria, Ore.
July 28, 1894
Died Camp Dodge, Iowa
Oct. 27, 1918
Aged 24 Yrs.
Member U.S. 14th Inf.
Pioneers Eagleo No 12
Arctic Brotherhood Camp Skagway No 1
F.O.E. No 25
K. of P. Astor Lodge No 6.

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





Theresa Johanna Dreibus

Born Feb. 6, 1882
Died Aug. 26, 1956
Beloved sister and auntie

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.

Theresa Dreibus was a section cook on the White Pass & Yukon Route railroad - she was killed when she was hit by a Casey car on a bridge.





Orrin Royal Edwards

Apr. 4, 1914 - Jan. 26, 1967
"Dad"

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.

Orrin Edwards, a car inspector for the White Pass & Yukon Route railroad, committed suicide on January 26, 1967.





Anna Marie Enearl

1896 - 1952

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





Ina Morrison Eville

Born Isle of Lewis
Scotland
1876 - 1967

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





Robert Walker Eville

Born April 10 1875
Died July 1 1937

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.

Robert Eville was born in Florida on April 10, 1874. He arrived in Skagway from Florida, and worked as a blacksmith for the White Pass & Yukon Route railroad.





Ysoult Tilleard Farwell

1886 - 1936

She was born in England, married Gunder Farwell, and died in Skagway on August 7, 1936.





Cadet Desmara Fiquet

1855 - 1924

Mr. Fiquet was born in Alabama in February 1855, worked as a gardener in Skagway, and died in Skagway on April 7, 1924.





Ellen Flynn
1869 - 1935
Ellen was born in Ireland in 1869 and died in Skagway on May 2, 1935.

Patrick John Flynn
1862 - 1935
Patrick was born in Ireland in 1862, worked as a car inspector and carpenter for the White Pass & Yukon Route railroad, and died in Skagway on May 13, 1935.

A broad view of the graves can be seen here.





Frank Fowler

Born 1866
Died Oct. 15, 1961
95 yrs.

Frank Fowler was born in New York in 1868, he worked as a White Pass checker-watchman, and was a Mason.





Ida Freidinger

Age 65
Died Feb. 10, 1912
Rest in Peace

A close view of the plaque can be seen here.

Ida Freidinger was born in Ohio in 1849, and was a madam who owned 2 brothels in Skagway.





Evelyn P. Frolander

1883 - 1974

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.

Married to Jonas Ludwig Frolander.





Jonas Ludwig Frolander

1880 - 1968

Married to Evelyn P. Frolander.





Mayme Katherine Gault

1886 - 1967

Mayme was born in Wisconsin in 1886.





Philip W. Gault

Born July 30 1908
Died March 12 1929





Roy Edwin Gault

May 28, 1879
April 4, 1949

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.

Roy Gault arrived in Skagway on September 1, 1907, and worked as a locomotive engineer for the White Pass & Yukon Route railroad. The plate from the front of Baldwin steam locomotive #59 is mounted on his gravesite.





Peter Goeddel

Born Pittsburg Penn. 1861
Died Dec. 14th 1926





George Milford Gore, Jr.

Born 1925
Died May 5, 1928

A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here. A photo of a wooden headboard, taken by Karl Gurcke during a cemetery cleanup in 2006, can be seen here.





Herman Grimm

1865 - 1928

Herman was born in Denmark in 1865, and died at Skagway on March 30, 1928.





John Egbert Hansen

Aug. 6, 1908
June 30, 1930
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Raymond Lewis Hartson

1903 - 1966
Father

Raymond Hartson worked in the White Pass & Yukon Route railroad Shops.





In Memory

Frederic H. Haskin, Sr.

1873 - 1943

A broad view of the grave can be seen here, and an even broader view here.





Orpha Harris Haskin

October 21 1891
February 13 1965

A broad view of the grave can be seen here, and an even broader view here.





Margeurite Jane ("Maggie") Hayward

1857 - 1924

Maggie Hayward was born in Rhode Island in 1857 or 1859, and died at Skagway on May 14, 1924.





Laura Belle Deaver Heidelberger

1876 - 1950

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





Mae R. Heidelberger

1917     2008
Wife Mother Friend

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





Mary Agnes O'Connell Heidelberger

1918     1968

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





William B. Heidelberger

S Sgt US Army
World War II
Aug 24 1907     Sep 2 1980

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





Bernadine Hern

Born March 6, 1923
Died July 10, 1935





Lillian Doran Hern

1889     1939





Charles Arthur ("Charlie") Hilling

1902 - 1963

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





John Robert Hogan

Born Chateaugrey Co. N.Y.
July 1840
Died May 2nd 1919
Age 78 years

The burials database said that John Hogan, of Irish descent, was born in New York in December 1848. He arrived in Skagway in 1897 from Seattle, and worked as a farm labourer. He may have died of the flu during the epidemic.

A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.





David Hosta

Born May 26, 1862
Died Dec. 1, 1935





Leon Edward Henry Hudson

1875 - 1934





Peace Perfect Peace

John Jackson

Died 1940
Age 70 yrs

John Jackson died on August 14, 1940.

A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.





Harriet Leete Jacobs

1844 - 1922
In her memory
the Johnston family

A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.

The burials database states that she was also known as Hattie L. Jacobs, that she was born in Connecticut in 1846 and died in 1919, that she was Wanda Macwiste's mom, and that she may have died of the flu.





George Jennings

April 28 1850
August 25 1924
Age 75 yrs.

A broad view of the gravesite can be seen here.





Mrs. J. Johnson (Annie)

Age 42

Annie Johnson was born in 1880 and died in 1922.





In beloved memory of

John Helmar Johnson

Died June 8 1947
Age 65

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





William E. Jordan

William Jordan was born in New York in 1844, worked as a labourer in Skagway, and died on November 27, 1911, at the age of 68.

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





Georgie Judson

2 Years Old

Georgie was born in 1940, and died on October 6, 1942.





Maggie Kadanaha

Born March 2 1873
Died Oct. 23 1957

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





John Michael Keller

Aug. 10, 1871
Jan. 13, 1951





Walter A. Kovaleski

Born May 22 1955
Died July 11 1955

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





Thomas A. Langford

CQM US Navy
World War II Korea
Sept 13 1907     April 29 1970

The naval rank CQM is Chief Quartermaster.

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





Mother

Stephanie Kerle Sattemsdah Larsen

1896     1965





In memory of

Charles C. Larson

May 17, 1891
Jan. 31, 1935

Charles Larson was killed just after 11:00 a.m. on January 30, 1935, when the International Airways plane he was a passenger in crashed near the summit of the White Pass during a snow storm. He had arrived at Skagway from Vancouver on the Princess Norah the day before, and was returning to Dawson where he operated a gold dredge. Men at the White Pass railroad section house heard the crash and saw the wreckage roll down the mountainside onto the top of a snowshed. Also killed were pilot Lawrence Muehleisen, Archie King, and John R. Muralt. Larson was survived by a wife and 2 children. International Airways was owned by Clyde G. Wann of Whitehorse and the aircraft was a Buhl CA-6 Airsedan.





Our Mother Dear

Catherine Hukill Lee

Jan. 4, 1875 - Dec. 13, 1965

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





Everett Dan "Ed" Logan

March 31, 1912
December 26, 1947

Ed Logan was a machinist with the White Pass & Yukon Route railroad, and was killed in an accident on the rail line at Slippery Rock, MP 15.5. See a newspaper report on the accident here.





Peter P. Lunde

Born Norway Oct 22 1872
Died Mar 24 1952

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





Walter C. McKenzie
1859-1917

Robert D. "Bert" McKenzie
1892-1917

A close view of the headstone can be seen here.

On August 28, 1917, WP&YR Engineer Walter Collin McKenzie and his son, fireman Robert Daniel "Bert" McKenzie, were killed when locomotive #68 was hit by a large boulder at MP 15.5 and toppled into the canyon. See a newspaper report on the accident here.





Mother

Mrs. Ann McKettrick

Born - May 21st - 1842
Died - Nov. 8th - 1930

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





M.. McM..erson?

Born 1864
Died Dec 16, 1927
Rest in Peace

Photo taken by Karl Gurcke during a cemetery cleanup in 2006 (posted with permission).





Edward Manson

Died Oct. 26 1927
Age 75 yrs

The burials database states that Edward Manson was born in Alaska in 1870 and died on October 26, 1927 at the age of 57.





Charles Allen Mason

Sept. 13, 1947 - Oct. 13, 1968

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





Theleston Carlyle Mason

Jan. 3, 1909 - Aug. 24, 1959

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





Laura Matthews

Laura was born in 1923, and died on May 28, 1926.





Marion Matthews

The burials database states that Marion Matthews was born in 1905 and died on April 6, 1929, at the age of 24.

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





"Jesus Loves Me"

Donna Jean & Debra Ann Meroney

7-6-1965
7-7-1965

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





Mrs. Emily Maria Moffatt

Beloved mother of Agnes Ashley
Died October 10, 1933

Emily was born in 1863.

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





Fred Darling Moore

1871-1914





Lawrence Muehleisen

Born Feb 16 1907
Died Jan 30 1935

Lawrence Muehleisen was killed just after 11:00 a.m. on January 30, 1935, when the International Airways plane he was flying crashed near the summit of the White Pass during a snow storm. Men at the White Pass railroad section house heard the crash and saw the wreckage roll down the mountainside onto the top of a snowshed. Also killed were Charles Larson, Archie King, and John R. Muralt. International Airways was owned by Clyde G. Wann of Whitehorse and the aircraft was a Buhl CA-6 Airsedan.





Donald Smiley Mulvihill

Born 1908
Died 1922

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





Gwlady Muriel Mulvihill

1905     1945





Vincent W. Mulvihill

Aug. 31, 1909
Sept. 2, 1968





Mary Fitzgerald Murray

Born July 23, 1876
Died May 29, 1940

A broad view of the grave can be seen here. A photo of the former wooden headboard, taken by Karl Gurcke during a cemetery cleanup in 2006, can be seen here.





Patrick Stephen Murray

Born December 3, 1871
Died March 31, 1939

A broad view of the grave can be seen here. A photo of the former wooden headboard, taken by Karl Gurcke during a cemetery cleanup in 2006, can be seen here.





Caroline Oberle

April 5 1872
Dec 5 1942





Forrest Olson

? - ?

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





Henry Olson

? - 1916

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.






Beloved son "Pat"

Patrick W. Pagnac

Oct. 29, 1953 - Apr. 15, 1970

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





Mary Peterson

1864 - 1927





Mark Coryell Phelps

1919-1920





Gerald Gordon "Jerry" Poe

Nevada
CMOMM US Navy
World War II BSM
July 7 1920     July 17 1965

See a death notice from the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner of July 22, 1965 here. A broad view of the grave can be seen here.

The naval rank CMOMM is Chief Motor Machinist's Mate. BSM is the Bronze Star Medal, awarded for heroic achievement, heroic service, meritorious achievement, or meritorious service in a combat zone.





Phyllis Mae Poe

Washington
Y2 US Navy
World War II
Sept 3 1922     April 16 1970





James Clement Porter

Born July 15 1888
Died April 27 1958

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





In memory of

Caleb Augustus Powell

1860 - 1935

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





Clara W. Powell

June 6, 1859
May 28, 1946

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





Chester C. Pullen

Born Dec 29 1889
Died Sept 9 1912





George Rapuzzi
1899 - 1906

Edna Rapuzzi
1900 - 1988





Harry Roberts

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





Herman Schmidt

Born 1866
Died 1911

A broad view of the grave in 2017 can be seen here. Another broad view of the grave in 2009, with an old surround, can be seen here.





Jake Secrest

Died 1933





Elizabeth Selmer

1901 - 1989

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





Osborne Selmer

1903 - 1964

The emblem below the headstone is from Baldwin steam locomotive #70, which was operated by the White Pass & Yukon Route railway, where Mr. Selmer was a Master Mechanic.

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





Oscar L. Selmer

1877 - 1938





Paula Lunde Selmer

Born Norway 1880
Died May 12 1952

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





Dolores Jo Ann Sheleby

Born Nov. 23, 1943
Died Dec. 5, 1953

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





Eugene Stanley Smith

Alaska
PFC
Trans. Corps
World War II
September 25, 1920
December 24, 1946

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





Ina Smith

Born - 1910
Died - 1913

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





Hans Soldin
Aug. 3, 1894
Mar. 7, 1972

Mavis Soldin
Oct. 6, 1901
Apr. 5, 1974

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





Winfield Scott Sparks
1852 - 1927

Charrie Marie Sparks
1854 - 1922





Wallace Lyle Speer

Lyle Speer was born in 1859, worked as a train baggageman for the White Pass & Yukon Route railroad, then from 1902 until 1904, was a bartender at the Monogram Liquor House. He went on to purchase his own saloon. There is a lot of information about Lyle and his wife Fannie R. Speer in the book "Saloons, Prostitutes, and Temperance in Alaska Territory" by Catherine Holder Spude. Lyle died on December 18, 1933.





Rose Stevenson

Dec. 25, 1895
Jan. 12, 1943





Frank Suffecool

1863     1940





Janet Ellen Talbot

Born July 27, 1867
Died April 30, 1931





Viola Mae Taylor

1935 - 1935





Joseph Armstrong Thornton

Born April 22 - 1862
Feb. 1 - 1927





In loving memory

Ethel Eva Herr Villesvik

1904     1979






Mrs. Clara May Wallace

Born June 23 1873
Died Jan 14 1928





Mother

Mrs. Elizabeth Ward

Born - Dec. 23rd - 1846
Died - July 22nd - 1930





Joseph J. F. Ward

1872 - 1963

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





Beloved wife

Marguerite Ward

Dec. 28, 1865
Oct. 25, 1938
Saved by Grace

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





Mildred Wanda Waterman

Daughter of
Edwin and Zelia Waterman
Born March 14 1915
Died June 28 1918

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





Frank Douglas Webster

1879 - 1938





Marguerite A. Webster

1850 - 1942





Canvass White

1863 - 1943

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.





Bertha L. Prior Wiley

Aug. 13, 1937
June 15, 1968
Sons Bryce & Jefferson





In loving memory of

Walter Wills

Born Apr 13 1867
Yeovil England
Died March 25 1943





Fredrick Wilson

Born June 29, 1924
Died April 19, 1927

There is a second, much newer, headboard for a Fredrick Wilson (1924-1927) at grave site #06-17 in the Pioneer Cemetery. See that headboard here and a broad view of that site here.





Fredrick Wilson

1927 - 1945





Richard Wilson





Cye Wright





George B. Wright

Born 1843
Died 1928





Ella Mary Yoemans

1874 - 1955





Unknown

A closer look at the illegible headboard can be seen here.

Unknown

Unknown

A closer look at the illegible headboard can be seen here.

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

A closer look at the illegible headboard can be seen here.

Unknown

A closer look at the illegible headboard can be seen here.

Unknown
?
Died Apr. 4th 19?9
Age 61

A broad view of the grave can be seen here.

Unknown

A closer look at the illegible headboard can be seen here.

Unknown

Unknown

A closer look at the illegible headboard can be seen here.

Unknown
? ?
Born ? 22 1910
Died ? 9 1914

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown





The gated access road to the cemetery, in 2017.

One of the scrap piles during a cemetery cleanup in 2006. Photo by Karl Gurcke, posted with permission.

The Masonic Lodge plot.

Fall colours in late September.