Alaska Vital Records, 1816-1959 is a free collection at FamilySearch of online Alaska Vital Records from 1816-1959 and includes:

  • a searchable name index, including spouse’s name, parent’s name, other person’s name

  • browsable images of birth, marriage, death and divorce records

“This collection includes births (1816 to 1912), marriages (1816 to 1959), and deaths (1816-1959) from the Alaska State Archives.”


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What Can I Learn from Alaska Vital Records?


Alaska birth records may include:

  • Name of child

  • Birthdate

  • Birthplace

  • Race

  • Number of child in family

  • Maiden name of mother

  • Name of father

  • Age of parents

  • Residences of parents

  • Birthplaces of parents

  • Occupation of father

  • Live or stillbirth

  • Cause of stillbirth

  • Informant


Alaska marriage records may include:

  • Names of groom and bride

  • Place of residence

  • Date of marriage

  • Place of marriage

  • Age

  • Race

  • Birthplace

  • Occupation

  • Previous marriages

  • Witnesses

  • Marriage officiator


Alaska death records may include:

  • Name of deceased

  • Date and place of death

  • Date and place of birth

  • Date and place of burial

  • Occupation

  • Residence

  • Race

  • Gender

  • Physical description

  • Marriage status

  • Cause of death

  • Names of parents

  • Birthplaces of parents

  • Relatives names

  • Informant

  • Name of undertaker



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