Gastineau Genealogical Society, Juneau, Alaska

The Family History Center will be open Saturday, February 6 from 9 am until noon.  Drop by to access premium internet sites and to brainstorm breaking through your genealogy brick walls.

Family History Center open hours:
Tuesday 7 pm - 9 pm
Wednesday 7 pm - 9 pm
Friday 10 am - 2 pm
Saturday 9 am - 12 pm on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month

We hope to see you soon!

Coming in March 2016:

Two free short workshops at the downtown Juneau Public Library, co-sponsored by the library and GGS.

Saturday, March 12, 2016

12 - 2 pm:   Beginning Genealogy - First Steps to Finding Your Ancestors

2:30 - 4:30 pm:  Introduction to


  1. Introduction
  2. Current, Ongoing, & Completed Projects
  3. Society Information/Meeting Notices
  4. Genealogy Resources- Getting Started in Family History Research
  5. Genealogy & History Websites
  6. Lookups
  7. Contact Information

I. Introduction

The Gastineau Genealogical Society is a non-profit, non-dues-paying Society (see Charter & Bylaws) operating in accordance with IRS 302(C). There are no employees, paid or otherwise.

Individual members of GGS as shown below under Lookups, will perform lookups in the resources or subjects they have listed. GGS as a society will not do lookups nor in-depth research.


The Society is named after Gastineau Channel, an inland arm of the Pacific Ocean, which separates Douglas Island from the mainland on which Juneau lies. The Channel is probably named for John Gastineau, an English Civil Engineer who surveyed and mapped for the British Columbia government and private interests. He died in Victoria, B.C., Canada in 1885.

Source: The Centennial Gazeteer , Published by the Gastineau Channel Centennial Society, 1979


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II. Current, Ongoing, & Completed Projects

CURRENT: Evergreen Cemetery Grave Markers Photos and Index with accompanying data. Work by GGS members Larry Pearce, O. Richard (Dick) and Marie Kent, former GGS member Cathy Danielson, and non-member Victoria Lidia Brown.

Completed in 2011:

COMPLETED in 2006:

COMPLETED in 2005:

COMPLETED in 2004:

COMPLETED in 1987-1988:


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III. Society Information


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IV. Genealogy Resources - Getting Started in Family History Research

  1. "Teaser Kit" (Climbing Your Family Tree)
  2. Genealogical Aids Available in Juneau, Alaska
  3. Using Interlibrary Loans in Juneau, Alaska
  4. Calendars DeMystified
  5. Genealogy in Norway
  6. Major Record Sources
  7. Passenger Lists and Emigration Information
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V. Genealogy & History Websites



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VI. Lookups

Your lookup request must be limited in scope, must identify a specific person or persons and the resource you want searched, and must be e-mailed to the proper person - not to GGS.

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VII. Contact Information

Electronic mail address

Web address

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NOTE: This Web Site is basically a STATIC SITE. We plan that current Meeting Notices and possibly future Program Presentations, and changes to lookups listing will be the only ACTIVE entries.

Updated Wednesday, February 3, 2016