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Our Genealogy Helper for Moose Pass ...

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 Moose 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 Moose 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.

Newspapers Published in the Vicinity of Moose 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 31 newspapers that have been published in the area around Moose Pass.

We have organized these newspapers into two lists:

  • A Local Newspaper List - focusing on the papers published in the immediate area of Moose Pass. There are actually two parts to this list - papers printed in the immediate area of Moose Pass and those printed in the larger area surrounding Moose Pass.
  • An Extended Newspaper List - a longer list, sorted by paper name and containing those papers published within 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> of Moose 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 helpful 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 Moose Pass:

  • 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 Moose Pass ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Moose 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 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 Moose Pass covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • City Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the City Cemetery
    • The City Cemetery is located in Seward.Stated another way, City Cemetery lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the south of Moose Pass.
    • City Cemetery has also been known as:
    • Seward Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on City Cemetery
  • Masonic Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Masonic Cemetery
    • The Masonic Cemetery is located in Seward.To be more precise, Masonic Cemetery lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the south of Moose Pass.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Masonic Cemetery
  • Sunrise Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Sunrise Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Sunrise Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Sunrise Cemetery lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the north of Moose Pass.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunrise Cemetery

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Moose Pass. 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Moose 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 Moose Pass. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Moose Pass

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Moose Pass. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 60.4884, Longitude: -149.3712    
<2>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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