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For a Polish language version of this page see also [[Polska]].  
 
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  ===
 
=== Polish Partitions  ===
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*[http://bindweed.man.poznan.pl/posen/project.php Poznan Marriage Indexing Project]  
 
*[http://bindweed.man.poznan.pl/posen/project.php Poznan Marriage Indexing Project]  
 
*[http://metryki.genealodzy.pl/metryki.php Roman Catholic Church Registers Online]  
 
*[http://metryki.genealodzy.pl/metryki.php Roman Catholic Church Registers Online]  
*[http://regestry.lubgens.eu/news.php Church Registers Indexing - Lublin region]
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*[http://regestry.lubgens.eu/news.php Church Registers Indexing - Lublin region]
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*[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>  
 
<span style="font-weight: bold;">A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:</span>  
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*[[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]]  
*Join the&nbsp;[https://www.facebook.com/pages/Poland-Genealogy-Research-Community/288167854541247 Facebook]or [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Join_a_Skype_Research_Community Skype] Poland Genealogy Research Community  
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*Join the&nbsp;[https://www.facebook.com/pages/Poland-Genealogy-Research-Community/288167854541247 Facebook]or [[Join a Skype Research Community|Skype]] Poland Genealogy Research Community  
 
*[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/images/f/f0/Polish_Gazetteers_and_Maps_Online.pdf Gazetteers and Maps Online]  
 
*[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/images/f/f0/Polish_Gazetteers_and_Maps_Online.pdf Gazetteers and Maps Online]  
 
*[[Poland Holdings of the Polish State Archives|Holdings of the Polish State Archives]]  
 
*[[Poland Holdings of the Polish State Archives|Holdings of the Polish State Archives]]  
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*[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 Finding Aid] Use correct Polish diacritical marks.  
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*[[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]]
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'''''[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.  
  
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*[[Poland Getting Started|Getting Started]]  
 
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*[[Poland What's the Next Step?|What's the Next Step?]]  
 
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''[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 now available.  
 
''[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 now available.  
  
 
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*[[Poland Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]  
 
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*[[Poland Biography|Biography]]  
 
*[[Poland Biography|Biography]]  
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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.

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

Poland Topics

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Polish Genealogical Society of America events


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