Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian genealogy of Alaska

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  • ID: I22901 View Post-em!
  • Name: George JIM
  • Given Name: George
  • Surname: Jim
  • Suffix: Sr. or Yaanashtu'k or K'eikhook
  • Sex: M
  • _UID: 392CC255551348C6AA94C73A97BD3E02C5DD
  • Change Date: 19 OCT 2013
  • Note:
    This individual was identified by the Juneau Empire, 1 Sep 2004.

    He had died in 1997.

    The following was obtained from the Social Security Death Index.

    George JIM Birth Date: 15 May 1904 Death Date: 15 Jul 1997 Social Security Number: 574-01-7948 State or Territory Where Number Was Issued: Alaska Death Residence Localities ZIP Code: 99820 Localities: Angoon, Skagway-Yakutat-Angoon, Alaska

    The date and place of marriage of George Jim and Adeline Walters was obtained from the Daily Alaska Empire, 4 Dec 1957. They were married by Samuel Johnson, the US Marriage Commissioner in Angoon, AK.

    He was a commercial fisherman.

    His Tlingit name was provided by the Juneau Empire, 1 Sep 2004

    He was further identified by Harold Jacobs via the Internet, Jul 2008. hjacobs@ccthita.org who provided as slight variation on the spelling of his name as Yaanashtukh.

    His second name was provided by this source.

    He was of the Aak'w kwaan (Little Lake People). He was Wooshkeetaan clan of the Xheitl Hit (Thunderbird House).

    Swanson Harbor Jim was identified as his father.

    His obituary, which included his photograph, appeared in the Sitka Sentinel, 29 and 30 Jul 1997. It was also published in the Juneau Empire, 1 and 3 Aug 1997.

    He lived in Angoon most of his life where he was a commercial fisherman.

    He died at Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital in Sitka, AK.

    Services were held at the Orthodox Church in Angoon, AK.

    He was a lifetime member of the Alaska Native Brotherhood, Camp No. 7 in Angoon.

    His Tlingit name, Yaanashtu'k, is also carried by Daniel Jackson, uncle of Mary Blahitka via the Internet, Mar 2012. burwashcars@northwestel.net
  • Birth: 15 MAY 1904 in Juneau, Terr. of Alaska, USA
  • Death: 15 JUL 1997 in Sitka, Sitka, Alaska, USA
  • Burial: 2 AUG 1997 Angoon, Alaska, USA



    Father: Swanson Harbor Jim b: 1867 in , Terr. of Alaska, USA
    Mother: Mary b: in , Terr. of Alaska, USA

    Marriage 1 Adeline May WALTERS b: 8 MAY 1941 in Tenakee Springs, Terr. of Alaska, USA
    • Married: 27 NOV 1957 in Angoon, Terr. of Alaska, USA
    Children
    1. Has Children Living JIM
    2. Has No Children Living JIM
    3. Has Children Living JIM
    4. Has No Children Living JIM
    5. Has No Children Living JIM
    6. Has Children Evelyn Jean "Evie" JIM b: 9 MAY 1964 in Sitka, Sitka, Alaska, USA

    Marriage 2 Living TRIBAL ADOPTION
      Children
      1. Has No Children Clifford "Bill" JOHNSON

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