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''[[United States|United States ]] >  [[United States Census|U.S. Census ]] >  [[Alaska|Alaska]]  >  [[Alaska Census|Census]]''  
  
 
== Available and Lost Census Schedules  ==
 
== Available and Lost Census Schedules  ==
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| align="center" bgcolor="#ffcc99" colspan="9" | '''ALASKA:&nbsp; Existing and Lost Federal and Territorial Census Schedules'''<ref>William Thorndale and William Dollarhide, ''Map Guide to the U.S. Federal Censuses, 1790-1920'' (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987)[{{WorldCat|16509993}}; [[Family History Library|FHL]] Book 973 X2th], 24-25, Ann S. Lainhart, ''State Census Records'' (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992)[{{WorldCat|26517040}}; [[Family History Library|FHL]] Book X2Lai], 15-16, and Emily Anne Croom, ''The Genealogists Companion and Sourcebook, 2nd ed.'' (Cincinnati, Ohio: Betterway Books, 2003)[{{WorldCat|52030949}}], 164. Digitized by Google Book at http://books.google.com/books?id=oOG1KwbI8M4C&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;pg=PA164. </ref>
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| align="center" bgcolor="#ffcc99" colspan="90" | '''Alaska:&nbsp;Existing and Lost Federal Census Schedules'''<ref>Anne Bruner Eales, and Robert M Kvasnicka, ed., ''[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/44420788 Guide to Genealogical Research in the National Archives of the United States, 3d ed.]'' (Washington, D.C.: NARA, 2000), 30. </ref><ref>William Thorndale, and William Dollarhide, ''[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/16509993 Map Guide to the U.S. Federal Censuses, 1790-1920]'' (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987), 24-25. </ref><ref>William Dollarhide, ''[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/41640325 The Census Book: A Genealogists Guide to Federal Census Facts, Schedules and Indexes]'' (Bountiful, Utah: Heritage Quest, 1999), 102. </ref>
 
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| align="center" bgcolor="#ffcc99" | '''Exact Date'''  
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| align="center" width="90" bgcolor="#ffcc99" | '''Exact Date'''  
 
| align="center" bgcolor="#ffcc99" | '''Population Schedules'''  
 
| align="center" bgcolor="#ffcc99" | '''Population Schedules'''  
| align="center" bgcolor="#ffcc99" | '''Veterans'''  
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| align="center" bgcolor="#ffcc99" | '''Veterans/ Pensioners'''
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| align="center" bgcolor="#ffcc99" | '''Slave Owners'''  
 
| align="center" bgcolor="#ffcc99" | '''Mortality'''  
 
| align="center" bgcolor="#ffcc99" | '''Mortality'''  
 
| align="center" bgcolor="#ffcc99" | '''Agricultural'''  
 
| align="center" bgcolor="#ffcc99" | '''Agricultural'''  
| align="center" bgcolor="#ffcc99" | '''Industrial'''  
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| align="center" bgcolor="#ffcc99" | '''Industrial/ Manufact- urers'''  
 
| align="center" bgcolor="#ffcc99" | '''Defective'''  
 
| align="center" bgcolor="#ffcc99" | '''Defective'''  
| align="center" bgcolor="#ffcc99" | '''Indian'''  
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| align="center" width="9%" bgcolor="#ffcc99" | '''Indian'''<ref>Only for Indian schedules taken along with Federal population schedules. </ref>
| align="center" bgcolor="#ffcc99" | '''Social Statistics'''
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| align="left" | '''1940''' Apr 1
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| align="center" | Public release in&nbsp;2012
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| align="left" | '''1930''' Apr 1  
 
| align="left" | '''1930''' Apr 1  
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| align="left" width="24%" bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''1917''' May 31&nbsp;'''Territorial'''
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| align="left" | '''1910''' Apr 15  
| align="left" bgcolor="#ffffcc" colspan="8" | St. Paul, and St. George Islands only
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| align="left" | '''1914''' Jun 30&nbsp;'''Territorial'''
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| align="left" colspan="8" | St. Paul, and St. George Islands only
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| align="left" width="12%" | '''1910''' Apr 15  
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| align="center" | Exist  
 
| align="center" | Exist  
 
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| align="left" width="20%" bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''1904-1907 Territorial'''
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| align="left" bgcolor="#ffffcc" colspan="8" | St. Paul, and St. George Islands only
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| align="left" | '''1900''' Jun 1  
 
| align="left" | '''1900''' Jun 1  
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| align="left" width="20%" | '''1890-1895&nbsp;Territorial'''
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| align="left" | '''1890''' Jun 2  
| align="left" colspan="8" | Pribiloff Islands only
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| align="center" | '''Lost'''  
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| align="center" | '''Lost'''&nbsp;  
| align="left" bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''1890''' Jun 2  
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| align="center" | -  
| align="center" bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''Lost'''  
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| align="center" bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''Lost'''&nbsp;  
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| align="center" bgcolor="#ffffcc" | -  
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| align="left" | '''1885 Territorial'''
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| align="left" colspan="8" | Cape Smyth, and Point Barrow only
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| align="left" | '''1881&nbsp;Territorial'''
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| align="left" colspan="8" | Sitka only
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| align="left" bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''1880''' Jun 1
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| align="center" width="16%" bgcolor="#ffffcc" | no census taken
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| align="center" bgcolor="#ffffcc" | -
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| align="center" width="10%" bgcolor="#ffffcc" | not taken
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| align="center" bgcolor="#ffffcc" | not taken
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| align="center" bgcolor="#ffffcc" | not taken
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| align="center" bgcolor="#ffffcc" | not taken
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| align="center" bgcolor="#ffffcc" | -
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| align="center" bgcolor="#ffffcc" | not taken
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| align="left" | '''1880''' Apr '''Territorial'''
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| align="left" colspan="8" | Sitka only
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| align="left" | '''1879''' Oct '''Territorial'''
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| align="left" colspan="8" | Sitka only, excluding natives (391 pop.)
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| align="left" bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''1878&nbsp;Territorial'''
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| align="left" bgcolor="#ffffcc" colspan="8" | Unalaska,&nbsp;Aleutian Islands,&nbsp;mainland Aleut villages of Belkofski, Micholayevsk, and Protassof (Morzhovoi) only
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| align="left" | '''1870''' Jun 1
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| align="center" width="15%" | no census taken
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| align="left" | '''1870 Territorial'''
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| align="left" colspan="8" | Sitka only
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==== Sources and Notes  ====
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== Availability  ==
 
== Availability  ==

Revision as of 14:02, 29 October 2009

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Contents

Available and Lost Census Schedules

Alaska: Existing and Lost Federal Census Schedules[1][2][3]
Exact Date Population Schedules Veterans/ Pensioners Slave Owners Mortality Agricultural Industrial/ Manufact- urers Defective Indian[4]
1940 Apr 1 Public release in 2012 - - - - - - -
1930 Apr 1 Exist - - - - - - -
1920 Jan 1 Exist - - - - - - -
1910 Apr 15 Exist - - - - - - Exist
1900 Jun 1 Exist - - - - - - Exist
1890 Jun 2 Lost Lost  - - - - - -


Sources and Notes

  1. Anne Bruner Eales, and Robert M Kvasnicka, ed., Guide to Genealogical Research in the National Archives of the United States, 3d ed. (Washington, D.C.: NARA, 2000), 30.
  2. William Thorndale, and William Dollarhide, Map Guide to the U.S. Federal Censuses, 1790-1920 (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987), 24-25.
  3. William Dollarhide, The Census Book: A Genealogists Guide to Federal Census Facts, Schedules and Indexes (Bountiful, Utah: Heritage Quest, 1999), 102.
  4. Only for Indian schedules taken along with Federal population schedules.

Availability

1900 and 1920—Free Internet census indexes to the 1900, and 1920 (partial index only) can be viewed on the FamilySearch Record Search. The 1900 shows every name listed on the census; the partial 1920 index in not yet complete, but will eventually show every name. The 1900 index is also linked to census images including information about each person’s residence, age, birthplace, occupation, other family members, and neighbors.

1900-1930 Census--The Family History Library has the U.S. federal censuses for Alaska for 1900, 1910, 1920, and 1930. They are also available online at Ancestry:  http://www.ancestry.com . Federal census records are found at the National Archives, and other federal and state archives. The United States Research Outline provides more detailed information about these records. 

Historical Background

1959--Alaska became a state. 

Indexes

1870-1907 Indexes--Miscellaneous censuses of parts of the Aleutian Islands have been indexed in:

  •  Jackson, Ronald Vern. Alaska Census Records, 1870-1907. Bountiful, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1976. (Family History Library book 979.8 X22j).

1900 and 1920—Free Internet census indexes to the 1900, and 1920 (partial index only) can be viewed on the FamilySearch Record Search.

1900, 1920 Indexes--Soundex (phonetic) indexes are available on microfilm for the 1900 and 1920 censuses.

Special Censuses

Alaska does not have mortality or other special censuses.

State Censuses

1870--State census records are available.

1878--State census records are available.

1879--State census records are available.

1881--State census records are available.

1885--State census records are available.

1887--State census records are available.

1890-1895--State census records are available.

1904-1907--State census records are available.

1914--State census records are available.

1917--State census records are available.

Territorial Censuses

1870-1880 Territorial Census--In addition to the federal censuses, the 1870 and 1880 territorial censuses of Sitka have been published (Family History Library film 982047). These censuses include information on the entire household. 

Web Sites 

1900 and 1920—Free Internet census indexes to the 1900, and 1920 (partial index only) can be viewed on the FamilySearch Record Search.

Ancestry:  http://www.ancestry.com

Heritage Quest Online:  http://www.heritagequestonline.com

Census Online:  http://www.census-online.com/links/AK/

Access Genealogy:  http://www.accessgenealogy.com/census/alaska.htm

Sources

  1. Anne Bruner Eales, and Robert M Kvasnicka, ed., Guide to Genealogical Research in the National Archives of the United States, 3d ed. (Washington, D.C.: NARA, 2000), 30.
  2. William Thorndale, and William Dollarhide, Map Guide to the U.S. Federal Censuses, 1790-1920 (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987), 24-25.
  3. William Dollarhide, The Census Book: A Genealogists Guide to Federal Census Facts, Schedules and Indexes (Bountiful, Utah: Heritage Quest, 1999), 102.
  4. Only for Indian schedules taken along with Federal population schedules.