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Our Genealogy Helper for Chignik ...

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 Chignik (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 Chignik. 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.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to 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 everyone.

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

  • 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.
    • Stories from Alaska

Cemeteries Near Chignik ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Chignik.

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 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).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Chignik covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Chignik Bay Russian Orthodox Church Cemetery
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Chignik Bay Russian Orthodox Church Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<1>
    • The Chignik Bay Russian Orthodox Church Cemetery is located outside and to the northwest of Chignik.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Chignik Bay Russian Orthodox Church Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chignik Bay Russian Orthodox Church Cemetery
  • Chignik Bay City Cemetery
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Chignik Bay City Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<1>
    • The Chignik Bay City Cemetery is located in Chignik.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Chignik Bay City Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chignik Bay City Cemetery

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Chignik. See our List of 1890's Communities around Chignik.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Chignik. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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

Footnotes ...

<1>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.






















 

 

 

 

 


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