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[[United States|United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Alaska|Alaska]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'''Northwest Arctic Borough'''  
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Guide to '''Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Click|Image:AK_ORP.png|Alaska Online Genealogy Records}}
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Northwest Arctic Borough
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| county_map = Alaska Northwest Arctic Borough.png
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| state = Alaska
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| founded year = 1986
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| founded date =  June 2
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| seat =  Kotzebue
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| building address = Northwest Artic Borough <br>P&nbsp;O&nbsp;Box 1110&nbsp;<br>Kotzebue, Ak 99752-1110 <br>Phone 907-442-2500 http://www.nwabor.org/<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Northwest Artic Borough p. 48. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>}}
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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==== Description ====
  
[http://www.nwabor.org/ Northwest Artic Borough]<br>P&nbsp;O&nbsp;Box 1110&nbsp;<br>Kotzebue, Ak 99752-1110 <br>Phone 907-442-2500 <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Northwest Artic Borough p. 48. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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The Borough has Kotzebue as its seat and the Borough was created as an June 2, 1986. The Borough is located in the northwest area of the state.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Northwest Arctic Borough," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northwest_Arctic_Borough,_Alaska 05/25/2017.</ref>
  
== History ==
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
==== Parent County ====
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{| cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="2" width="100%"
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| bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" width="100%" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska#Taxation|Tax]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>*<br></center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>*<br></center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>*<br></center>
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| bgcolor="#99d6ff" width="100%" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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==== Neighboring Boroughs ====
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*[[North Slope Borough, Alaska Genealogy|North Slope]]
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[[File:Aknorthwestarctic.jpg|450px]]
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this borough.
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=== Resources  ===
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==== Bible Records  ====
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==== Biography  ====
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==== Business Records and Commerce  ====
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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{{AK Cemeteries Intro|Northwest Arctic}}
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Northwest Arctic, Alaska''' online and in print</center>
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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''</center>
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*[http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=2&GScnty=17&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aknwarct/index.htm AKGenWeb]
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/ak/akfiles.htm AKGenWeb Archives]
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*[http://usgwtombstones.org/alaska/nw-arctic.htm Tombstone Project]
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*[http://www.interment.net/us/AK/index.htm Interment.net]
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*[https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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|-
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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>''' TombstoneTranscriptions in Print''' ([[The Value of Cemetery Records in Print |Often more complete]])</center>
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*[http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Northwest+Arctic+Alaska&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the Borough'''</center>
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=2&CScnty=17 Findagrave.com]
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*[https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Alaska&county=Northwestarctic&cemetery_name=a#/ Billion Graves]
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*[http://www.archives.com/search/cemetery?Location=AK&kw2=Search%20Alaska%20Cemetery%20Records%20Instantly!&gclid=CNmNiYqblM0CFYqPfgodMAgCPA AK Archives]
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*[https://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/alaska-cemetery-records.htm Alaska Cemetery Records]
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"|<center>See '''[[Alaska Cemeteries]]''' for more information</center>
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==== Census  ====
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Church Records ====
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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{{AK Church Intro}}
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
*[[North Slope Borough, Alaska|North Slope]]
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==== Directories  ====
  
== Resources ==
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ====
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==== Gazetteers  ====
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==== Genealogy  ====
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==== History ====
  
==== Church  ====
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===== Local History =====
  
==== Court  ====
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{{AK History Intro}}
  
==== Land ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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{{AK Land}}
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
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==== Newspapers ====
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{{AK Newspaper abstracts|Northwest Arctic}}
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==== Obituaries  ====
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==== Periodicals ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
==== Taxation ====
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{{AK Probate Intro}}
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==== Public Records  ====
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==== Repositories  ====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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===== Family History Centers  =====
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===== Societies  =====
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==== Taxation ====
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{{AK Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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{{AK Vital Intro}}
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*'''1816-1959''' {{RecordSearch|2216300|Alaska, Vital Records, 1816-1959}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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== Web Sites ==
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===== Divorce =====
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== Websites ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Alaska GenWeb Project - [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aknwarct/index.htm Northwest Arctic Borough].  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Alaska GenWeb Project - [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aknwarct/index.htm Northwest Arctic Borough].  
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Latest revision as of 21:50, 18 October 2017

United States
Alaska
Northwest Arctic Borough

Guide to Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska
Map
Map of Alaska highlighting Northwest Arctic Borough
Location in the state of Alaska
Facts
Founded June 2, 1986
County Seat Kotzebue
Courthouse
Address Northwest Artic Borough
P O Box 1110 
Kotzebue, Ak 99752-1110
Phone 907-442-2500 http://www.nwabor.org/[1]


Description

The Borough has Kotzebue as its seat and the Borough was created as an June 2, 1986. The Borough is located in the northwest area of the state.[2]

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
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*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Neighboring Boroughs

Aknorthwestarctic.jpg

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this borough.

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Cemeteries of Northwest Arctic, Alaska online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
TombstoneTranscriptions in Print (Often more complete)
List of Cemeteries in the Borough
See Alaska Cemeteries for more information

Census

Church Records

Church records vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden name; and death date.

For general information about Alaska denominations, see the Alaska Church Records wiki page.

The Family History Library also has copies of many Alaskan church records. To find a list in the FamilySearch Catalog, do a Place Search for Alaska, the borough, or the town.

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local History

Local histories are available for Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska Genealogy. Borough histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Alaska Local Histories.

Land and Property

The first general land office was established at Sitka, Alaska in 1885. Records of subsequent transactions, including deeds and mortgages, are filed at the office of the district recorder in each judicial district. The Family History Library has not acquired copies of Alaskan land records.

Maps

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska Genealogy newspapers may contain genealogical value including obituaries, births, marriages, deaths, anniversaries, family gatherings, family travel, achievements, business notices, engagement information, and probate court proceedings.

To access newspapers, contact public libraries, college or university libraries, or the Library of Congress.

For more Alaska newspaper information, see the Newspaper Guides on the wiki page Alaska Newspapers.

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Probate records of Alaska were kept by the district courts prior to statehood. The superior court now has jurisdiction over probate matters. They are available at the archives and offices mentioned in Alaska Court Records. The Family History Library does not have copies of probate records from Alaska.

An index with about 17,000 probate cases from the district court system from 1884 to 1960 is available online. It is arranged alphabetically. See Alaska Probate Records Index.

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse
Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Alaska tax records complement land records and can be used in place of censuses or to supplement the years between censuses. There may be gaps of several years in the tax records. The Family History Library has not filmed Alaska tax records.

Real and personal property tax records are kept at the borough's Assessors office.

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Department of Health and Social Services, Bureau of Vital Statistics. This office has birth, death and marriage records since 1890's, though, many before 1930 were not registered with the Bureau. It also has divorce records since 1950. For more information, including how to find earlier records, check Alaska Vital Records.

Birth
Marriage
Death
Divorce

Places

Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Northwest Artic Borough p. 48. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Northwest Arctic Borough," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northwest_Arctic_Borough,_Alaska 05/25/2017.