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ANCHORAGE BOROUGH, ALASKA GENWEB PROJECT

Hello and Welcome! I'm Vikki Gray, your Borough Coordinator for the Anchorage, Alaska borough. This is your site - I just handle the computer end of things. I would like to find a Co-Host for this site - so if there are any locals that are interested, please email me.
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Button 1900 ALASKA TELEPHONE DIRECTORY This file requires Adobe Acrobat to open.
Button 1915-16 ALASKA BUSINESS DIRECTORY (POLK'S) These files are in Adobe Acrobat format. They are large - about 5 mb each. Please note that I have added bookmarks to make it easier to find your information. After opening a file, click on "bookmarks" to the left of your file.
  General Index-Abercrombie-Anchorage-Chatham Chatham-Eureka
  Eureka - Fairbanks Fairbanks - Jack Wade
  Jack Wade-Juneau-Kanatak Kantishna-Ketchikan-Nolan
  Nolan - Nome - Richardson Richardson-Seward-Sitka-Skagway
  Skittock - Tonsina Tonsina - Valdez - Wrangell - Yukon
Button 1915-16 ALASKA - YUKON GAZETTEER AND BUSINESS DIRECTORY (POLK'S) This includes Dawson and Whitehorse, Yukon Territory and other towns such as Discover and Atlin in British Columbia.
  Abstracters - Fish Canners & Packers Fish Canners & Packers to Machinery Repairs
 

Machinery Sawmill - Restaurants

Restaurants - Zinc Etchings

Button 1923-1924 ALASKA - YUKON GAZETTEER AND BUSINESS DIRECTORY (POLK'S) Alaska and Anchorage Overview Anchorage Surnames
  Anchorage - Eyegak Fairbanks - Juneau
  Juneau - Kern Creek Ketchikan - Surnames A - M
  Ketchikan - Surnames M to Nome - Surnames A-J Nome Surnames J - Sitka and Sixteen Mile House
  Skagway-Valdez-Wrangell-Alaska Territorial Alaska - The Yukon to Dawson to Mayo
  Mayo - White Horse - Alaska Yukon Business Directory

Alaska-Yukon Business Directory
Fur Buyers to Buyer's Guide

  Buyers' Guide to Classified Business Directory .
Button 1964 EARTHQUAKE FATALITY LIST extracted by Coleen Mielke. She has done a marvelous job!
Button 1968 ANCHORAGE AREA TELEPHONE BOOK Includes Eagle River, Chugiak, Wasilla, Sutton, Willow, Palmer and Talkeetna.
Button AIRCRAFT OWNERSHIP All aircraft registered in Anchorage Borough. Sorted by Company/First Name
A B-C D-E F-I J K-L M-O P-Q R S T-V W-Z
Button ALASKA GEOGRAPHIC NAMES Prepared by Marcus Baker for the USGS.
Button ALASKA NATIVES OF SOUTH CENTRAL AND UPPER COOK INLET extracted by Coleen Mielke. She has done a marvelous job!
Button ALASKA'S NATIVE POPULATION Sources for Genealogical and Historical Research, by Gretchen L. Lake and David A. Hughes. This is an excellent treatise published in the National Genealogical Society Quarterly.
Part 1 Part 2
Button ANCHORAGE GEN SOCIETY
Button ALASKA HISTORICAL SOCIETY .
Button BIBLIOGRAPHY A list of books about the Anchorage area and Alaskan History for further research.
Button BOAT OWNERSHIP All boats registered in Anchorage Borough. Sorted by vessel name.
Boats A-E Boats F-M Boats N-Z
Button BOROUGH RECORDING OFFICES For all of Alaska
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CEMETERIES

Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery
535 East 9th Avenue
Anchorage, Alaska 99501
(907) 343-6814 voice (907) 343-6826 Fax

Angelus Memorial Park Cemetery, Anchorage
440 E. Klatt Rd., Anchorage, Alaska
 
If you know of others, or would be willing to transcribe a cemetery for posting on this site, please let me know.
Button CENSUS INFO General info on what is available, during various timeframes, in Alaska
  CENSUS - 1920-1945 EKLUTNA VILLAGE, extracted by Coleen Mielke. She has done a marvelous job!
 
CENSUS - 1930 NATIVE POPULATIONS IN THE ALASKA THIRD JUDICIAL DISTRICT, extracted by Coleen Mielke.
 
CENSUS - 1930 US CENSUS - THIRD JUDICIAL DISTRICT, ANCHORAGE ALASKA, extracted by Coleen Mielke.
Button CITIES, TOWNS, AND PLACES Taken from USGS records.
Button DEATHS THROUGH 1980 Taken fromthe Social Security Death Index
Button DEEDS Beverly Morrow,Anchorage Recorder
550 West 7th Ave., Suite 1200,
Anchorage, AK 99501-3564
(907) 269-8876
(Fax) 269-6006
Anchorage Recording District covers the following areas:
Alexander (Creek) * Alyeska * Anchorage * Barry Arm * Beluga * Birchwood * Bird * Campbell * Chugiak * Eagle River * East Anchorage * Eklutna * Elmendorf Air Force Base * Fort Richardson * Girdwood * Goat Creek * Goose Bay * Granite Mine * Grants (Beluga) * Indian * Indian Island * Indian River * KalgIn Island * Kern * Kustatan * Ladd * Merrill Field * Mountain View * Old Tyonek * Portage * Potter * Rainbow * Rainy Pass * Rainy Pass Lodge * Red Bluff Bay (Aband) * Skwentna * Spenard * Susitna * Turnagain Arm * Tyonek * Whitney * Whittier * Youngstown
Button GEOGRAPHIC NAMES OF ALASKA USGS Bulletin. This file requires Adobe Acrobat to open.
Button EARLY ANCHORAGE RESIDENTS

Index of many names of early Anchorage and Alaska pioneers (large file 333 kb) plus sources. Bookmarks have been added on the left for easier navigation. Courtesy of Vikki Gray.

Button FUN STUFF Dogsledding - Mushing Terminology
Button MAILING LIST A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Alaska. To subscribe send an email with the simple word "subscribe" as the subject to alaska-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or alaska-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
Button MAPS All kinds of Alaska and Anchorage maps
Button NATIVE CULTURE MAP Shows the Native groups in Southern Alaska, courtesy of W. "Bill" Jones of Stratford, Florida
Button NEWSPAPERS - CURRENT
Anchorage Daily News Alaska Journal of Commerce
Anchorage Press Petroleum News
Button NEWSPAPERS - HISTORIC Explains what newspapers were available for various timeframes
  Anchorage Chugiak Girdwood
Button OBITS AND NEWSPAPER EXTRACTS A collection of Miscellaneous Articles Extracted from Early editions of the Anchorage, Knik and Palmer Newspapers beginning in 1915. extracted by Coleen Mielke.
Button OBITUARIES
Another Collection. Feel free to submit any obits that you would like posted.
SURNAMES A-K SURNAMES L-Z
Button PHOTOGRAPHS If you have any old photos that relate to the Anchorage area and/or it's people, I will be glad to post them here.
Button PROBATE AND COURT RECORDS
Surnames A-E
Surnames F-H
Surnames I-L
Surnames M-O
Surnames P-S
Surnames T-Z
Button QUERIES Search and Place Queries here,
Button RESOURCES Where the data is and who to contact - Anchorage Borough government, libraries, gen societies and museums, available census records, etc.
Button TIMELINE OF ALASKA HISTORY An historical timeline of Alaska history to help you in your research.
Button VITAL RECORDS Under Alaska law, all Vital Statistics records are strictly confidential until they become public records. Births become public records 100 years after the event; deaths, marriages, and divorces become public records 50 years after the event.
Uncle Sam VOLUNTEERS & LOOKUPS

We need volunteers and helpers! Please read below to see ways that you can help

Kim Allison Ross has kindly offered to help with lookups. She has access to the Anchorage libraries. Please contact her at slimkim@gci.net

Her direct ancestors: Ross, Johnson, Buettner, Schumert, Ruehl, Wiedemann, Dean(e), Hart, Harsch, Spieske, Westerfield, Porter, Fisher, Vernier/Viner/Winer, Barquiaume.
The Ross & Johnson Families
http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=slimkim

Button YEARBOOKS This is an area where volunteers can easily help out. Just scan in your yearbook, save it as a .pdf file (also known as an Adobe Acrobat file), and send it in to me. Or photocopy it and mail me the photocopies and I'll convert it for you!
 
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