The Daily Capital News
Jefferson City, Missouri - July 28, 1937
KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 27. - (UP) - Mrs. Maragret Leach Ferguson, 70, who with her husband spent 50 years prospecting for gold in Alaska, died here today.
Mrs. Ferguson mined and panned gold along with men prospectors and is said to have been the first woman to cross the famous Chilkoot pass between Skagway and Dawson City.