Alaska Genealogy

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=== Welcome to Alaska, Land of the Midnight Sun  ===
 
=== Welcome to Alaska, Land of the Midnight Sun  ===
  
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<br>An index that gives references to over 1,800 members of the Alaska Pioneer Organization is A Guide to the Pathfinder: A Monthly Journal of the Pioneers of Alaska, 1919-1926. Click here for a link to the Alaska State Library where the information is housed.  
An index that gives references to over 1,800 members of the Alaska Pioneer Organization is A Guide to the Pathfinder: A Monthly Journal of the Pioneers of Alaska, 1919-1926. Click here for a link to the Alaska State Library where the information is housed.
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== Featured Content  ==
 
== Featured Content  ==
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The National Archives has land-entry case files and a card index to 1908 containing only 56 cash entries and 133 homestead patents for the entire state. Patents, tract books, and township plats are at:  
 
The National Archives has land-entry case files and a card index to 1908 containing only 56 cash entries and 133 homestead patents for the entire state. Patents, tract books, and township plats are at:  
  
Bureau of Land Management<br>222 W. 7th Ave. #13 <br>Anchorage AK 99513-7599<br>Telephone 907-271-5555 <br>Fax 907-272-3430 <br>Internet: http://www.blm.gov/ak/st/en.html
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Bureau of Land Management<br>222 W. 7th Ave. #13 <br>Anchorage AK 99513-7599<br>Telephone 907-271-5555 <br>Fax 907-272-3430 <br>Internet: http://www.blm.gov/ak/st/en.html  
  
== Did You Know? ==
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== Did You Know? ==
  
More than half of the coastline of the entire United States is in Alaska.
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More than half of the coastline of the entire United States is in Alaska.  
  
 
== Jurisdictions  ==
 
== Jurisdictions  ==
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*[[Aleutians East Borough, Alaska|Aleutians East]]  
 
*[[Aleutians East Borough, Alaska|Aleutians East]]  
*[[Aleutians West Borough, Alaska|Aleutians West]]
 
 
*[[Anchorage Borough, Alaska|Anchorage]]  
 
*[[Anchorage Borough, Alaska|Anchorage]]  
*[[Bethel Borough, Alaska|Bethel]]
 
 
*[[Bristol Bay Borough, Alaska|Bristol Bay]]  
 
*[[Bristol Bay Borough, Alaska|Bristol Bay]]  
 
*[[Denali Borough, Alaska|Denali]]  
 
*[[Denali Borough, Alaska|Denali]]  
*[[Dillingham Borough, Alaska|Dillingham]]
 
 
*[[Fairbanks North Star Borough|Fairbanks North Star]]  
 
*[[Fairbanks North Star Borough|Fairbanks North Star]]  
 
*[[Haines Borough, Alaska|Haines]]  
 
*[[Haines Borough, Alaska|Haines]]  
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*[[Lake and Peninsula Borough, Alaska|Lake and Peninsula]]  
 
*[[Lake and Peninsula Borough, Alaska|Lake and Peninsula]]  
 
*[[Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska|Matanuska-Susitna]]  
 
*[[Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska|Matanuska-Susitna]]  
*[[Nome Borough, Alaska|Nome]]
 
 
*[[North Slope Borough, Alaska|North Slope]]  
 
*[[North Slope Borough, Alaska|North Slope]]  
 
*[[Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska|Northwest Arctic]]
 
*[[Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska|Northwest Arctic]]
  
 
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*[[Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Borough, Alaska|Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan]]
 
 
*[[Skagway Borough, Alaska|Skagway]]  
 
*[[Skagway Borough, Alaska|Skagway]]  
 
*[[Sitka Borough, Alaska|Sitka]]  
 
*[[Sitka Borough, Alaska|Sitka]]  
*[[Southeast Fairbanks Borough, Alaska|Southeast Fairbanks]]
 
*[[Valdez-Cordova Borough, Alaska|Valdez-Cordova]]
 
*[[Wade Hampton Borough, Alaska|Wade Hampton]]
 
 
*[[Wrangell Borough, Alaska|Wrangell]]  
 
*[[Wrangell Borough, Alaska|Wrangell]]  
 
*[[Yakutat Borough, Alaska|Yakutat]]  
 
*[[Yakutat Borough, Alaska|Yakutat]]  
*[[Yukon-Koyukuk Borough, Alaska|Yukon-Koyukuk]]
 
 
*[[Unorganized Borough, Alaska|Unorganized]]
 
*[[Unorganized Borough, Alaska|Unorganized]]
  
 
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Note: The counties in Alaska are named boroughs, rather than the counties.
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Note: The counties in Alaska are named boroughs, rather than the counties.  
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== Research Tools  ==
 
== Research Tools  ==
*[http://www.alaskaweb.org/ Alaska Trails to the Past]
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*[http://www.alaskaweb.org/ Alaska Trails to the Past]  
 
*Find which county a town is in, what town a cemetery is in, even where a postoffice or building is by using the United States Geographical Survey's [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System].  
 
*Find which county a town is in, what town a cemetery is in, even where a postoffice or building is by using the United States Geographical Survey's [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System].  
 
*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Alaska/ David Rumsey Map Collection] is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.  
 
*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Alaska/ David Rumsey Map Collection] is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.  
 
*[http://www.akgenweb.org// The Alaska GenWeb Project] has a wealth of information and is a part of the larger [[USGenWeb|USGenWeb Project]]. [http://www.usgenweb.org/ The USGenWeb Project] provides internet information on every county in every state in the United States.
 
*[http://www.akgenweb.org// The Alaska GenWeb Project] has a wealth of information and is a part of the larger [[USGenWeb|USGenWeb Project]]. [http://www.usgenweb.org/ The USGenWeb Project] provides internet information on every county in every state in the United States.
  
== Things You Can Do ==
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In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:<br>
 
In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:<br>
  
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*If you are interested in being the [[FamilySearch Wiki:Moderator|moderator]] for Alaska, please contact a [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Special:Emailuser/JensenFA Sysop].
 
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*[[Alaska Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]  
 
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*[[Alaska Biography|Biography]]  
 
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Revision as of 22:31, 23 September 2010

This article is about the northwestern U.S. state. For other uses, see Alaska (disambiguation).

United States > Alaska

Contents

Welcome to Alaska, Land of the Midnight Sun

Alaska.jpg Alaska flag.png


An index that gives references to over 1,800 members of the Alaska Pioneer Organization is A Guide to the Pathfinder: A Monthly Journal of the Pioneers of Alaska, 1919-1926. Click here for a link to the Alaska State Library where the information is housed.

Featured Content

The National Archives has land-entry case files and a card index to 1908 containing only 56 cash entries and 133 homestead patents for the entire state. Patents, tract books, and township plats are at:

Bureau of Land Management
222 W. 7th Ave. #13
Anchorage AK 99513-7599
Telephone 907-271-5555
Fax 907-272-3430
Internet: http://www.blm.gov/ak/st/en.html

Did You Know?

More than half of the coastline of the entire United States is in Alaska.

Jurisdictions

Note: The counties in Alaska are named boroughs, rather than the counties.


Research Tools

Things You Can Do

In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by: