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Is there a way to search land records/claims by owner's name? I have a friend who is looking for where his grandfather's claim was many years ago. I know it's somewhere on the Kenai Peninsula, but that's about all we know. Thanks!

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Alaska Recorders Office  - Search by Name, etc. http://dnr.alaska.gov/ssd/recoff/searchRO.cfm

I do not know how far back they go, but if it is like 60 years or something like that then you may be out of luck. At that point call the recorder's office and inquire directly as to your options. For all we know it could be old records stored in boxes in a basement.

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