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Re: looking for Chum Lum Loo in Alaska


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Posted by JWC Low on March 18, 2000:

In Reply to: looking for Chum Lum Loo in Alaska posted by Joyce Peterson on March 09, 2000 at 01:38:22:

: Im new at this.do I look for only the Chum or the Loo in the name. I think Mikails father was chinese and mother Aleut.I know that he worked for Alaska Packard Cannery in Olga Bay ,Alaska.I found his name in the 1910 Alaska Census with his family.but in the 1920 alaskan census his wife was with someone elsee.and I do know that he died at the cannery.Their was alot of chinese that came to alaska to work in the fisherys....

Answer:Have you searched for records of the cannery? Perhaps check to see if any of the local historical society, library, archives, labor library have any information /records on employees or information on when cannery operated... any death records or city directory listing for him in town? good luck. jwc low.

Posted by JWC Low on March 18, 2000 at 23:22:58:

answer:look up both Chum and Loo for relative. See also if national archives has immigration records and whether they have index or finding aids for individuals. jwc low


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