Poland Genealogy

From FamilySearch Wiki

(Difference between revisions)
m
m
Line 8: Line 8:
 
== Getting started with Poland research  ==
 
== Getting started with Poland research  ==
  
[[Image:Koszecin.jpg|thumb|300px]]  
+
[[Image:Koszecin.jpg|thumb|300px|Koszecin.jpg]]  
  
 
Welcome to the Poland page! FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. Through the Poland page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Polish records of genealogical value. The content is variously targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers. The Poland Page is a work in progress, your contributions and [[FamilySearch Wiki:Feedback|feedback]] are essential!  
 
Welcome to the Poland page! FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. Through the Poland page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Polish records of genealogical value. The content is variously targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers. The Poland Page is a work in progress, your contributions and [[FamilySearch Wiki:Feedback|feedback]] are essential!  
  
[[Image:Polish church.jpg|thumb|200px|Polish church.jpg]]  
+
[[Image:Polish church.jpg|thumb|200px]]  
  
 
*There is a site for [http://www.sbc.org.pl/dlibra digitized books of Silesia]. These books are mostly in German and Polish and you can download them to your computer.  
 
*There is a site for [http://www.sbc.org.pl/dlibra digitized books of Silesia]. These books are mostly in German and Polish and you can download them to your computer.  
Line 19: Line 19:
 
*Online tutorials: [https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?q=*&fq=place%3A%22Poland%22 Polish Research including help "Reading Polish Handwritten Records".]
 
*Online tutorials: [https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?q=*&fq=place%3A%22Poland%22 Polish Research including help "Reading Polish Handwritten Records".]
  
[[Image:Poland Schweidnitz.jpg|thumb|200px|Poland Schweidnitz.jpg]]
+
<br>
  
=== Polish Partitions ===
+
== Research Tools ==
  
*[[Austrian Poland]]
+
[[Image:Poland Schweidnitz.jpg|thumb|200px]]  
*[[Prussian Poland|Prussian Poland]]
+
*[[Russian Poland|Russian Poland]]
+
 
+
=== Online Databases  ===
+
 
+
*[http://www.geneteka.genealodzy.pl/ Geneteka Database] Church Registers Indexing Project
+
*[http://www.ptg.gda.pl/index.php/certificate/action/main/ Pomeranian Genealogical Association] Pomeranian church books
+
*[http://www.ptg.gda.pl/index.php/cemetery/action/mainCem/ Pomeranian Genealogical Association] Pomeranian cemeteries
+
*[http://bindweed.man.poznan.pl/posen/project.php Poznan Marriage Indexing Project]
+
*[http://metryki.genealodzy.pl/metryki.php Roman Catholic Church Registers Online]
+
*[http://regestry.lubgens.eu/news.php Church Registers Indexing - Lublin region]
+
*[http://www.deutsch-krone.com/kb-zippnow.htm Zippnow&nbsp;Catholic Church Parish Records]
+
 
+
<span style="font-weight: bold;">A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:</span>
+
 
+
*[[Poland, Roman Catholic Church Books (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Roman Catholic Church Books (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
+
*[[Poland, Tarnow Roman Catholic Diocese Church Books (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Poland, Tarnow Roman Catholic Diocese Church Books (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br>
+
 
+
=== Research Tools  ===
+
  
 
*[[Poland Beginning Research|Beginning Polish Research]]  
 
*[[Poland Beginning Research|Beginning Polish Research]]  
 
*[[Boundary Changes|Boundary Changes]]  
 
*[[Boundary Changes|Boundary Changes]]  
*[http://www.usc.pl/s_urzedy.php?akcja=info1&id=2405074 Civil Registration Office Address Finder]  
+
*[http://www.usc.pl/s_urzedy.php?akcja=info1&id=2405074 Civil Registration Office Finder]  
 
*[[Counties of Poland 1999|Counties of Poland 1999]]  
 
*[[Counties of Poland 1999|Counties of Poland 1999]]  
 
*[[Emigration Records of Europe|Emigration Records of Europe]]  
 
*[[Emigration Records of Europe|Emigration Records of Europe]]  
Line 56: Line 37:
 
*[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/images/b/b0/Research_Outline_Poland.pdf Polish Research Outline]  
 
*[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/images/b/b0/Research_Outline_Poland.pdf Polish Research Outline]  
 
*[http://www.poczta-polska.pl/kody/ Postal codes]  
 
*[http://www.poczta-polska.pl/kody/ Postal codes]  
*[http://www.parafia.gliwice.pl/index.php?i=6%7CCatholic Parish Finding Aid] Use correct Polish diacritical marks.  
+
*[http://www.parafia.gliwice.pl/index.php?i=6%7CCatholic Parish Finder] Use correct Polish diacritical marks.  
 
*[[Poland Reference Aids Overview at the Family History Library|Reference Aids Overview at the Family History Library]]  
 
*[[Poland Reference Aids Overview at the Family History Library|Reference Aids Overview at the Family History Library]]  
 
*[[Poland Websites|Websites]]  
 
*[[Poland Websites|Websites]]  
 
*[[Poland Genealogical Word List|Word List]]
 
*[[Poland Genealogical Word List|Word List]]
  
[[Image:Poland Toszek.jpg|thumb|200px]]
+
== Online Databases  ==
  
=== Did you know?  ===
+
[[Image:Poland Toszek.jpg|thumb|200px|Poland Toszek.jpg]]
  
Extensive extraction of Catholic Church records for the parishes of Medrzechow, Kupienin and Samocice, Poland have been completed and are available. For more information see the [[Polish Parish Extraction Project|Polish Parish Extraction Project]] page.  
+
*[http://www.geneteka.genealodzy.pl/ Geneteka Database] Church Registers Indexing Project
 +
*[http://www.ptg.gda.pl/index.php/certificate/action/main/ Pomeranian Genealogical Association] Pomeranian church books
 +
*[http://www.ptg.gda.pl/index.php/cemetery/action/mainCem/ Pomeranian Genealogical Association] Pomeranian cemeteries
 +
*[http://bindweed.man.poznan.pl/posen/project.php Poznan Marriage Indexing Project]  
 +
*[http://metryki.genealodzy.pl/metryki.php Roman Catholic Church Registers Online]  
 +
*[http://regestry.lubgens.eu/news.php Church Registers Indexing - Lublin region]
 +
*[http://www.deutsch-krone.com/kb-zippnow.htm Zippnow&nbsp;Catholic Church Parish Records]
  
Who are the Kashubians? The [[Kashubians]] Wiki page has more about this ethnic group.
+
<span style="font-weight: bold;">A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:</span>
  
=== News and Events  ===
+
*[[Poland, Roman Catholic Church Books (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Roman Catholic Church Books (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 +
*[[Poland, Tarnow Roman Catholic Diocese Church Books (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Poland, Tarnow Roman Catholic Diocese Church Books (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br>
 +
 
 +
<br>
 +
 
 +
== Featured Content  ==
 +
 
 +
== Did you know?  ==
 +
 
 +
Extensive extraction of Catholic Church records for the parishes of Medrzechow, Kupienin and Samocice, Poland have been completed and are available. For more information see the [[Polish Parish Extraction Project|Polish Parish Extraction Project]] page.
 +
 
 +
== News and Events  ==
  
 
'''''[http://wiki.familysearch.org/en/images/0/0f/Finding_records_of_your_ancestors_Poland.pdf Finding records of your ancestors, Poland 1808 to 1900]''''' is a color publication showing how to find records of a family who lived in Poland from 1808 to 1900. It tells you which records to use and how to search them. It also introduces you to the research tools you will need. A case study illustrates each step of the research process.  
 
'''''[http://wiki.familysearch.org/en/images/0/0f/Finding_records_of_your_ancestors_Poland.pdf Finding records of your ancestors, Poland 1808 to 1900]''''' is a color publication showing how to find records of a family who lived in Poland from 1808 to 1900. It tells you which records to use and how to search them. It also introduces you to the research tools you will need. A case study illustrates each step of the research process.  
 +
 +
== Polish Partitions  ==
 +
 +
*[[Austrian Poland]]
 +
*[[Prussian Poland|Prussian Poland]]
 +
*[[Russian Poland|Russian Poland]]
  
 
== Help Wanted  ==
 
== Help Wanted  ==
Line 77: Line 81:
 
In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:  
 
In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:  
  
{| cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" style="background-color: white; font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif; color: black; font-size: 100%" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
+
{| cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders" style="background-color: white; font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif; color: black; font-size: 100%"
 
|-
 
|-
 
|  
 
|  
Line 91: Line 95:
 
|}
 
|}
 
</div> <div style="width: 24%; float: left;">
 
</div> <div style="width: 24%; float: left;">
{| border="0" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders" style="background: rgb(255, 255, 240);"
+
{| border="0" style="background: rgb(255, 255, 240);" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
 
|-
 
|-
 
| align="left" style="background: rgb(249, 243, 253);" | <br>
 
| align="left" style="background: rgb(249, 243, 253);" | <br>

Revision as of 16:43, 26 April 2013

Animated-Flag-Poland.gif

For a Polish language version of this page see also Polska.


Getting started with Poland research

Koszecin.jpg

Welcome to the Poland page! FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. Through the Poland page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Polish records of genealogical value. The content is variously targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers. The Poland Page is a work in progress, your contributions and feedback are essential!

Polish church.jpg


Research Tools

Poland Schweidnitz.jpg

Online Databases

Poland Toszek.jpg

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:


Featured Content

Did you know?

Extensive extraction of Catholic Church records for the parishes of Medrzechow, Kupienin and Samocice, Poland have been completed and are available. For more information see the Polish Parish Extraction Project page.

News and Events

Finding records of your ancestors, Poland 1808 to 1900 is a color publication showing how to find records of a family who lived in Poland from 1808 to 1900. It tells you which records to use and how to search them. It also introduces you to the research tools you will need. A case study illustrates each step of the research process.

Polish Partitions

Help Wanted

In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:


Beginner's Corner
News

Finding records of your ancestors, Poland 1808 to 1900 is now available.

Poland Topics

Events

Polish Genealogical Society of America events


Genealogy courses: Learn how to research from an expert in Poland courses.


Find us on
Facebook

Ask a question
Learn what's new
Build the community