Alaska, State Archives (Juneau), Naturalization Records - FamilySearch Historical Records
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Alaska, State Archives (Juneau), Naturalization Records, 1900-1972
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|Alaska State Archives, Juneau, Alaska|
- 1 What is in This Collection?
- 2 What Can These Records Tell Me?
- 3 Collection Content
- 4 How Do I Search the Collection?
- 5 What Do I Do Next?
- 6 Citing This Collection
- 7 How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?
What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]
This is a collection of naturalization records for the state of Alaska for years 1900-1972. Forms include naturalization records, petitions, and declarations of intent. Digital capture of the originals is held at the Alaska State Archives in Juneau, Alaska.
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What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]
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Collection Content[edit | edit source]
Coverage Table[edit | edit source]
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- Alaska State Archives (Juneau) Naturalization Records, Coverage Table - FamilySearch Historical Records
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How Do I Search the Collection?[edit | edit source]
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- The name of the individual
- The date of the event
How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]
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What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]
I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
- Add any new information to your records
- Use the information found in the record to locate the death record
- Search for other vital records such as birth and marriage
- Use the information found in the record to find land, probate and immigration records
- Use the information found in the record to find additional family members in census records
I Can't Find the Person I'm Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
- If your ancestor does not have a common name, collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you find possible relatives
- If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching records of a nearby town or county
- Try different spellings of your ancestor’s name
- Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names, or even initials
Research Helps[edit | edit source]
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of Alaska.
- Beginning Research in United States Naturalization Records
- Alaska Guided Research
- Research Tips and Strategies
- Step-by-Step Research
Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]
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