Project: Alaska

Categories: Alaska | Alaska Projects

This project is part of the United States History Project.

Welcome to the Alaska Project!

The purpose of this project is to coordinate all Alaska related projects and resources and consolidate that information in one place.


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It is not necessary that you be related to someone who lived in the state of Alaska or live there yourself to join. Anyone with an interest is welcome!

Project Coordinator is Sheryl Moore.

If you would like to participate, please do the following:

To join us in the Alaska Project, please follow these instructions to join the United States History project, and also:

  1. Add alaska to your list of followed tags. That way you'll see all of our discussions in your G2G Feed.
  2. Contact the Project Coordinator to introduce yourself.
  3. Please see our list of goals for a basic overview for ways you can help.

Project Space Page


The template is {{US History|sub-project=Alaska}} which will give you:

... ... ... is a part of Alaska History.
Join: Alaska Project
Discuss: Alaska

This template is for use only on profiles that are of importance to the project or need to be PPP'd and managed by the project. It is not for every single person from Alaska. A sticker might be used in that circumstance.


The overall goals of the US History Project are to create and develop profiles on WikiTree for those who lived in the state of Alaska. To meet these goals:

  1. Add Alaska-related profiles, checking for existing profiles to avoid duplication. If any duplicate profiles exist, request merges, starting with the oldest generation.
  2. If profiles were loaded by GEDCOM, use WikiTree Styles and Standards to clean up residue and broken links.
  3. Search out original rather than derivative documentation and add sources.
  4. Write comprehensive, well-sourced biographies.
  5. Contact Paula to request PPP status for those profiles that meet the criteria for project protection. This will protect them from an incorrect merge.
  6. Make sure profiles of all family members are correct and documented.
  7. Profiles need to be linked to the greater WikiTree. Try to find the connection.

List of Things To Do

  1. Need space pages created and developed for Alaska boroughs and linked to this page. Would you like to lead a boroughs project?
  2. If you have any Alaska state resources that you are willing to do lookups, please add them to the Resources Page.
  3. If you live in Alaska, please consider adding your name to the Alaska Research Assistance page.

Ongoing List of Things to Do

  1. Cemeteries in Alaska need to be photographed and the categories added to profiles on WikiTree. See the Alaska Cemeteries Project
  2. Add profiles for those who obtained land grants and homesteaded in Alaska. See the Homesteaders Project
  3. Help develop the Native Americans Project with information about Alaska state tribes.
  4. Work on Alaska's unconnected and unsourced profiles.
  5. Errors on profiles from Alaska, as reported by the Database Errors Project.

State Resources

Related Alaska Categories on WikiTree

Related Projects and Pages on WikiTree

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