Anchorage Genealogical Society
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Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1924 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. Mostly FREE.
[Located in Category: Anchorage Resources]
Internet Archive is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and so very much more.
[Located in Category: Anchorage Resources]
Includes links and historical information specific to cemeteries, newspapers and genealogy in the Talkeetna area.
[Located in Category: Anchorage Resources]
"The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics is responsible for managing vital records in the State of Alaska which include birth, death, fetal death, divorce and marriage certificate data, along with reports of adoption."
[Located in Category: Alaska Resources]
"The Alaska Historical Society is a non-profit, volunteer-based organization dedicated to the promotion of Alaska history by the exchange of ideas and information, the preservation and interpretation of resources, and the education of Alaskans about their heritage."
[Located in Category: Alaska Historical Societies]
The Alaska Native Heritage Center, a renowned cultural center and museum in Anchorage, is an exciting place where all people can come to expand their understanding of Alaska's first people. At the center, a sharing of the rich heritage of Alaska's eleven cultural groups takes place by drawing upon the lifeways of long ago, the wisdom of the elders, and the traditions that endure. The cultural center and museum is designed to enhance self-esteem among Native people and to encourage cross-cultural exchanges among all people.
[Located in Category: Alaska & Native American Links]
This is a Fee-based website that contains thousands of searchable collections of records from around the world. Ancestry.com has spent more than a decade building the world’s largest online family history resource — including historical records, photos, stories, family trees and a collaborative community of millions.
[Located in Category: International Resources]
"Welcome to the Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery. This is where some of Alaska's most notable sons and daughters are buried and where we honor our glorious history. The cemetery was established by President Woodrow Wilson in 1915 and the 22 acres includes ten private tracts and ten public tracts. The Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery serves as a tribute to the many people who have made Alaska famous throughout the world. Please join us at the Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery and revisit a part of the heritage of Anchorage and Alaska."
[Located in Category: Anchorage Resources]
This site provides live access to Federal land conveyance records for the Public Land States, including image access to more than five million Federal land title records issued between 1820 and the present. It also has images related to survey plats and field notes, dating back to 1810. Due to organization of documents in the GLO collection, this site does not currently contain every Federal title record issued for the Public Land States.
[Located in Category: U.S. Resources]
The Fairbanks Genealogical Society was established on May 9, 1973, to organize and support individuals in the Fairbanks area interested in genealogy research. Its mission is to provide assistance to others with ancestry in Alaska and to locate, preserve, and make genealogical and historical sources available for future generations. This web site has been established as part of that mission. In these pages, you'll find information about the society, its members, and links to online databases for finding the "Sourdough" in your lineage.
[Located in Category: Genealogical Societies]
Your Genealogy Today (formerly Family Chronicle Magazine) "is your resource guide to successful genealogical research. Whether you are a beginner, or an experienced genealogist, each issue provides you with proven techniques and sources for discovering your ancestors. With regular columns on: “Genealogy Tourism”, “DNA & Your Genealogy”, and “Advice from the Pros”. In each case, the columns will be authored on a rotational basis by contributors who are experts in their respective fields." Published six times a year.
[Located in Category: Genealogy Publications]
Don't let the "Tree Removal" at the top of this page fool you! There are some GREAT tips and links on this page. This site is courtesy of Mary Lowe. Thank you Mary!
[Located in Category: International Resources]
This site has just been updated (June, 2011) and some of the things that it contains include: A categorized & cross-referenced index to genealogical resources on the Internet; a list of links that point you to genealogical research sites online; a free jumping-off point for you to use in your online research; and a "card catalog" to the genealogical collection in the immense library that is the Internet. Your genealogical research portal onto the Internet.
[Located in Category: International Resources]
This site is put together by a group of volunteers working together to provide free genealogy websites for genealogical research in Alaska. This Project is non-commercial and fully committed to free genealogy access for everyone.
[Located in Category: Alaska Resources]
Angelus Memorial Park, also known as Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, is located in Anchorage, Alaska. Address: 440 East Klatt Road, Anchorage, AK 99515.Phone: (907) 344-1311
[Located in Category: Anchorage Resources]
"The DAR, founded in 1890 and headquartered in Washington, D.C., is a non-profit, non-political volunteer women's service organization dedicated to promoting patriotism, preserving American history, and securing America's future through better education for children. DAR members volunteer more than 250,000 hours annually to veteran patients, award thousands of dollars in scholarships and financial aid each year to students, and support schools for underserved children with annual donations exceeding one million dollars. As one of the most inclusive genealogical societies in the country, DAR boasts 175,000 members in 3,000 chapters across the United States and internationally. Any woman 18 years or older-regardless of race, religion, or ethnic background-who can prove lineal descent from a patriot of the American Revolution, is eligible for membership. Encompassing an entire downtown city block, DAR National Headquarters houses one of the nation's premier genealogical libraries, one of the foremost collections of pre-industrial American decorative arts, Washington's largest concert hall, and an extensive collection of early American manuscripts and imprints. NSDAR is exempt from Federal income taxes under the provisions of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, and receives no government funding."
[Located in Category: U.S. Resources]
"America's #1 family history magazine, is the leading how-to publication for those who want to discover, preserve and celebrate their roots. It covers all areas of potential interest to family history enthusiasts, reaching beyond strict genealogy research to include ethnic heritage, family reunions, memoirs, oral history, scrapbooking, historical travel and other ways that families connect with their pasts. Family Tree Magazine strives to provide engaging, easy-to-understand instruction that empowers readers to take the next steps in the quest for their pasts—with a beginner-friendly approach that makes genealogy a hobby anyone can do. In addition to our bimonthly magazine, we produce a free weekly e-mail newsletter, a free monthly podcast, three blogs, online video tutorials, CDs and digital downloads."
[Located in Category: Genealogy Publications]
"FGS was founded in 1976 and represents the members of hundreds of genealogical societies. The Federation of Genealogical Societies links the genealogical community by: serving the needs of its member societies, providing products and services needed by member societies, and marshaling the resources of its member organizations. FGS links the genealogical community by helping genealogical societies strengthen and grow. To do this, FGS publishes FORUM magazine, filled with articles pertaining to society management and genealogical news. FGS also publishes an extensive series of Society Strategy Papers, covering topics about effectively operating a genealogical society. FGS also links the genealogical community through its annual conference -- four days of excellent lectures, including one full day devoted to society management topics."
[Located in Category: Genealogical Societies]
Information on individual Native Nations, including Alaskan Tribes. The Nations are listed alphabetically. As of 2017, many of these links are quite dated, but still informative.
[Located in Category: Alaska & Native American Links]
"The Palmer Historical Society, incorporated in 1986, extends a warm welcome to you during your visit to our WEB site! Our historical society is dedicated to our hometown of Palmer, Alaska, a special place, nestled in the beautiful Matanuska Valley and surrounded by the Talkeetna and Chugach Mountains. We are truly a hometown kind of community."
[Located in Category: Alaska Historical Societies]
"The Family History Library of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints houses a collection of genealogical records that include names of more than 3 billion deceased people. It’s the largest collection of its kind in the world."
[Located in Category: International Resources]
Compiled by Family Tree Magazine.
[Located in Category: Genealogy Publications]
"The Alaska Collection at Loussac Library contains over 20,000 books on Alaska and the North, including rare books, maps and manuscripts. Alaska state and Anchorage municipal documents as well as CD-ROM databases with polar and Alaskan information are also available."
[Located in Category: Alaska Resources]
"Find a Grave's mission is to find, record and present final disposition information from around the world as a virtual cemetery experience. Find a Grave memorials may contain rich content including pictures, biographies and more specific information. Members can leave remembrances via 'virtual flowers' on the memorials they visit, completing the virtual cemetery experience. Find A Grave is a resource for anyone in finding the final disposition of family, friends, 'famous' and 'infamous' individuals."
[Located in Category: International Resources]
"The Library of Congress is the nation's oldest federal cultural institution and serves as the research arm of Congress. It is also the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, maps and manuscripts in its collections."
[Located in Category: U.S. Resources]
Please don't let the "404: Not Found" across the top of this page fool you. The links are live, including information on a large number of Alaska history publications. Sitka hosts a "distinguished research library of extensive manuscripts and photographs of international importance and an important cultural asset. Access to research collections is by appointment only."
[Located in Category: Alaska Historical Societies]
The Society is named after Gastineau Channel, an inland arm of the Pacific Ocean, which separates Douglas Island from the mainland on which Juneau lies. The society has monthly meetings in Jan/Feb/Mar/Apr & May; then Sept/Oct & Nov. The meetings are held at the Family History Center of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (on Glacier Highway across from Grants Plaza). The Society is not affiliated with the Church.
[Located in Category: Genealogical Societies]
This link opens to: "Your Web2 session has expired. Please 'Click here' to return to the main screen." Click on the purple lettered "Click here" and then on "Loussac" from the drop-down list. This opens to the Z. J. Loussac's SEARCH page. To obtain a complete listing of all Genealogy-related items in this library, go to section called "Call Number Search," enter: GEN-R, and then hit the "Find" button. You can also search for specific items by completing the information in the "Advanced Search" section of this page.
[Located in Category: Anchorage Resources]
This site offer "a ton of free resources that are incredibly valuable and not very well-known. ... Each new post will explore a new site you can use to research your family's origins in great depth."
[Located in Category: International Resources]
"Linkpendium is a 10,000,000+ resource directory to everything on the Web about families worldwide and genealogically-relevant information about U.S. states and counties. We cover both free and subscription sites, with a strong emphasis upon free resources."
[Located in Category: International Resources]
State of Missouri Vital Statistics site where you can currently download “Free” death and birth records for 1910-1960.
[Located in Category: U.S. Resources]
The Anchorage facility closed in 2014, and records were transferred primarily to the Seattle branch. Much of the extensive collection is now digitized. Among the regional holdings germane to genealogical research: Federal population censuses for all States, 1790-1930 (including indexes for 1880, 1900, 1910, and 1920); over 500 census index books for the years 1790-1870, with some gaps; military service records; pension and bounty land warrant applications; passenger arrival records; Native American and Village censuses; naturalization records; and portals for the entire digitized national collection.
[Located in Category: Alaska Resources]
NGS' Mission is to serve and grow the genealogical community by providing education and training, fostering increased quality and standards, and promoting access to and preservation of genealogical records. History: NGS is more than a century old! The National Genealogical Society was organized in Washington, DC, in 1903.
[Located in Category: Genealogical Societies]
"The Tanana Yukon Historical Society: Taking Fairbanks' Past into the Future through Education, Advocacy, and Preservation. Join us to Celebrate and Preserve Interior Alaska's History."
[Located in Category: Alaska Historical Societies]
This site was sent to me by Alana, a local student. The site gives some great tips on how you can determine if your ancestor/relative served in the Armed Forces, and it also has a very helpful list of links for more information.
[Located in Category: International Resources]
Mocavo.com crawls websites similar to the way Google does, except it focuses on FREE genealogy content, making it easier for you to find relevant family history information on the web."
[Located in Category: International Resources]
"The Sons of the American Revolution is the leading male lineage society that perpetuates the ideals of the war for independence. As a historical, educational, and patriotic, non-profit corporation organized under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, we seek to maintain and expand the meaning of patriotism, respect for our national symbols, the value of American citizenship, and the unifying force of "e pluribus unum" that was created from the people of many nations -- one nation and one people."
[Located in Category: U.S. Resources]
Not a flashy site, but home to a number of interesting articles. Click on Resources and you will see a list of "FREE" items, including forms and software.
[Located in Category: International Resources]
"Founded in 1845, NEHGS is the country's leading resource for family history research. We help build knowledge, skills, and understanding of your family and its place in history. Today we provide more than 25,000 members worldwide with access to some of the most important and valuable genealogical resources anywhere. Whether your family came to this country in the 17th century or the 20th century, NEHGS offers access to an incredible collection of primary materials and other resources that can make your research productive and rewarding."
[Located in Category: U.S. Resources]
A One-Step portal for on-line genealogy searching. The One-Step website is broken down into sixteen sections. To review the list of sections, simply click this link.
[Located in Category: International Resources]
This world family name mapping website uses many new and up to date sources to tell you where in the world people with your family name are found. Additionally, it provides lots of interesting facts and figures about the people who share your family name.
[Located in Category: International Resources]
The USCIS Genealogy Program is a fee-for-service program providing family historians and other researchers with timely access to historical immigration and naturalization records of deceased immigrants.
[Located in Category: U.S. Resources]
TLC's "Who Do You Think You Are?" follows the journeys of some of the most well-known names in American popular culture. Watch as celebrities discover unknown details about themselves and their families while researching their ancestry with the help of historians and genealogical experts. Executive Producers Lisa Kudrow and Dan Bucatinsky open doors to fascinating real-life stories and eye-opening, impactful revelations."
[Located in Category: International Resources]
"Welcome to The USGenWeb Project!" This site is put together by a group of volunteers working together to provide FREE genealogy websites for genealogical research in every county and every state of the United States. This Project is non-commercial and fully committed to free genealogy access for everyone. "Organization is by county and state, and this website provides you with links to all the state genealogy websites which, in turn, provide gateways to the counties. The USGenWeb Project also sponsors important Special Projects at the national level and this website provides an entry point to all of those pages, as well."
[Located in Category: U.S. Resources]
Compiled by Family Tree Magazine.
[Located in Category: Genealogy Publications]
Compiled by Family Tree Magazine.
[Located in Category: Genealogy Publications]