Poland Genealogy

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For a Polish language version of this page see also [[Polska]].  
 
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[[Image:Animated-Flag-Poland.gif|left|125px|Animated-Flag-Poland.gif]]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:Animated-Flag-Poland.gif|left|125px|Animated-Flag-Poland.gif]]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!  
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=== Getting started with Poland research  ===
 
=== Getting started with Poland research  ===
  
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*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.  
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*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".]
  
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=== Polish Partitions  ===
 
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<span style="font-weight: bold;">A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:</span>  
 
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=== Research Tools  ===
 
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*[[Poland Genealogical Word List]]
 
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For a Polish language version of this page see also Polska.

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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!

Getting started with Poland research

Polish church.jpg
Poland Schweidnitz.jpg

Polish Partitions

Online Databases

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

Research Tools

Poland Toszek.jpg

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.

Who are the Kashubians? The Kashubians Wiki page has more about this ethnic group.

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.

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Beginner's Corner
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Finding records of your ancestors, Poland 1808 to 1900 is now available.

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