Alaska Censuses Existing and Lost

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Alaska:  Existing and Lost Federal and Territorial Census Schedules[1][2]
Exact Date Population Schedules Veterans Mortality Agricultural Industrial Defective Indian[3]
1930 (1929 Oct 1) Exist - - - - - -
1920 Jan 1 Exist - - - - - -
1917 May 31 Territorial St. Paul, and St. George Islands only
1914 Jun 30 Territorial St. Paul, and St. George Islands only
1910 Apr 15 Exist - - - - - Exist
1904-1907 Territorial St. Paul, and St. George Islands only
1900 Jun 1 Exist - - - - - -
1890-1895 Territorial Pribiloff Islands only
1890 Jun 2 Lost Naval Vets - - - - -
1887 Territorial
Metlakatla only
1885 Territorial Cape Smyth, and Point Barrow only
1881 Feb 1 Territorial Sitka only
1880 Jun 1 not taken - not taken not taken not taken not taken -
1880 Apr Territorial[4] Sitka only
1879 Oct Territorial Sitka only, excluding natives (391 pop.)
1878 Territorial Unalaska, Aleutian Islands, mainland Aleut villages of Belkofski, Micholayevsk, and Protassof (Morzhovoi) only
1870 Jun 1 not taken - not taken not taken not taken not taken -
1870 Territorial[5] Sitka only

Colonial, Territorial, and State Censuses

  • 1917 St. George, Saint Paul Islands[6][7]
  • 1914 St. George, Saint Paul Islands[8][7]
  • 1906-1907 St. George, Saint Paul Islands, FHL Film 982047 Item 9[9][7][10]
  • 1904-1905 St. George, Saint Paul Islands, FHL Film 982047 Item 8[11][7][10]
  • 1890-1895 Pribiloff Islands, FHL Film 982047 Item 7[12][7][10]
  • 1887 Metlakatla, nsFHL Fiche 6093468[10]
  • 1885 Cape Smyth, Point Barrow lns FHL Film 982047 Item 5
  • 1881 Sitka lns FHL Film 982047 Item 3
  • 1879 Sitka ln
  • 1878 Unalaska, other Aleution Island villages, and mainland Belkofski, Micholayevsk, and Protassof (Morzhovoi) l n s FHL Film 908376 Item 3
  • 1870 Sitka ns FHL Film 982047 Item 6


For future reference:  The NARA in Alaska has village census rolls. Telephone 907-261-7820

ALASKA see http://www.larfhc.org/statecensus.html

1870-1907 Book 979.8 X22j (Index)[Ancestry.com]

Sources

  1. William Thorndale and William Dollarhide, Map Guide to the U.S. Federal Censuses, 1790-1920 (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987)[WorldCat 16509993; FHL Book 973 X2th], 24-25, Ann S. Lainhart, State Census Records (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992)[WorldCat 26517040; FHL Book X2Lai], 15-16, and Emily Anne Croom, The Genealogists Companion and Sourcebook, 2nd ed. (Cincinnati, Ohio: Betterway Books, 2003)[WorldCat 52030949], 164.
  2. Anne Bruner Eales, and Robert M Kvasnicka, ed., Guide to Genealogical Research in the National Archives of the United States, 3d ed. (Washington, D.C.: NARA, 2000), 30.
  3. Only for Indian schedules taken along with Federal population schedules.
  4. According to Emily Anne Croom, the 1880 Sitka census is found in Report of Commander of Navy Ship Stationed at Sitka, 1879-1880, on Affairs in Alaska (Captain L.A. Beardslee) Senate Executive Document 71 (47th Congress, 1st session, vol. 4) serial 1989, p. 34.
  5. 1870 Sitka census is found in: House Executive Document 5 (42nd Congress, 2d Session, vol. 1) serial 1470, pp. 13-26.
  6. Ann S. Lainhart, State Census Records (Baltimore: Genealogical Pub., 1992), 15, citing Alaska Fisheries and Fur Industries in 1917: Appendix II to the Report of the U.S. Commisioner of Fisheries for 1917 (Bureau of Fisheries Document No. 847) Washington, D.C.: GPO, 1918.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 New Horizons Genealogy, Existing Colonial, Territorial and State Census Records [Internet site] at http://newhorizonsgenealogicalservices.com/census-locator.htm (accessed 18 November 2009).
  8. Lainhart, citing Alaska Fisheries and Fur Industries in 1914: Appendix IX to the Report of the U.S. Commisioner of Fisheries for 1914 (Bureau of Fisheries Document No. 819) Washington, D.C.: GPO, 1915.
  9. Lainhart, citing Senate Doc. 376, 60th Cong., 1st sess., serial 5242.
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 Family History Library, State Census Register (Salt Lake City: FHL, 2005), 1: 45-60.
  11. Lainhart, citing Senate Doc. 98, 59th Cong., 1st sess., serial 4911.
  12. Lainhart, citing House Exec. Doc. 92, pt. 1, 55th Cong., 1st sess., serial 3576.