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Obituary Briefs - Yukon Territory



Ainsworth, Daniel
Stevens, Jack


Captain Daniel Ainsworth - Dawson Daily News, March 11, 1908
Shot Himself on the Rush
Commander of the Revenue Cutter Rush, Captain Ainsworth, Has Committed Suicide
    SEATTLE, March 11 - Captain Daniel Ainsworth, commander of the revenue cutter Rush, yesterday put a bullet through his head and died instantly. No cause can be assigned for the act. The captain was on board the Rush at the time and was seen by other officers a quarter of an hour or so before the shooting, and then appeared to be in his usual health and spirits.


Jack Stevens - Whitehorse Star, July 31, 1953
Yukon Pioneer Dies

    Jack Stevens, age 86, died in St. Mary's Hospital, Dawson, Y.T., as a result of a stroke suffered a short time ago.
    Mr. Stevens, a pensioner, was one of the pioneers of the Gold Rush Days and resided in Dawson for many years. According to RCMP officials no immediate relatives are known.