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Our Genealogy Helper for Manley Hot Springs ...

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 Manley Hot Springs (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 Manley Hot Springs. 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.

Name Variations for Manley Hot Springs ...

When searching records, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Various errors happen - anything from simple spelling to bad translations, abbreviations or people who just guessed at the name.

For example, a typical abbreviation for Manley Hot Springs: Manley Hot Spgs. (or less commonly used: Manley Hot Spngs. or Manley Hot Sprngs.)

If you have information about these names (such as the reason for the change, date of change, the origin of the name), please Contact Us.

Newspapers Published in Manley Hot Springs ...

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 3 newspapers that have been published in the area around Manley Hot Springs.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Manley Hot Springs, there are papers which were published within 38 miles [61.2 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Manley Hot Springs.

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 websites either 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 Manley Hot Springs:

  • 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 Manley Hot Springs ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Manley Hot Springs.

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 Manley Hot Springs covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Manley Hot Springs Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Manley Hot Springs Cemetery
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Manley Hot Springs Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<2>
    • The Manley Hot Springs Cemetery is located outside and to the north of Manley Hot Springs.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manley Hot Springs Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2393146<3>
  • Native Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Native Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Native Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Native Cemetery lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the west of Manley Hot Springs.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Native Cemetery

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Manley Hot Springs) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Manley Hot Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Manley Hot Springs

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Manley Hot Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 65.0004, Longitude: -150.6348    
<2>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.
<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.
<4>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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