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Our Genealogy Helper for Broad Pass ...

So far, we have found very little information about Broad Pass. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Broad Pass to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Broad Pass, please Contact Us.


We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Broad Pass (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Broad Pass. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Cemeteries Near Broad Pass ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Broad Pass.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you click on the [Map] that follows each cemetery's name, a Google map will open showing a satellite view of the area where the cemetery is located. We have tried to place the cemetery in the center of the map, but we're still working on our data and the map might not not be centered properly. If you don't see the cemetery right away, try zooming-in. Usually, but not always, you can see the outline of the cemetery or some of the headstones.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

Distance &
Direction


      Name of Cemetery  
 
      Within 43 miles [69.2 km]<2>  
  N Valley View Memorial Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<3>]  

Newspapers Published in Broad Pass ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 4 newspapers that have been published in the area around Broad Pass.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Broad Pass, there are papers which were published within 44 miles [70.8 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Broad Pass.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - you should note that they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Broad Pass:

These websites are specific to Alaska:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Website for the Alaska State Archives

Not to be confused with the official state website, we've found the Digital State Archives website for the State of Alaska to be a good source for additional links.

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alaska:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Alaska
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Alaska
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Alaska
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
Internment.net:   Cemeteries for Alaska

Of Special Interest ...

The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.

Disaster Stories from Alaska

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alaska

About Alaska

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Alaska: alaska.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Broad Pass, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Broad Pass) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Broad Pass. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Broad Pass

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Broad Pass. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 63.2333, Longitude: -149.2667     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Broad Pass have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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