Poland Genealogy

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== Getting started with Poland research  ==
 
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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 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Feedback|feedback]] are essential!
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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 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Feedback|feedback]] are essential!  
  
 
== Research Tools  ==
 
== Research Tools  ==
  
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*[[Poland Beginning Research|Beginning Polish Research]]  
 
*[[Poland Beginning Research|Beginning Polish Research]]  
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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]]  
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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]
 
*Join the [https://www.facebook.com/pages/Poland-Genealogy-Research-Community/288167854541247 Facebook]or [[Join a Skype Research Community|Skype]] Poland Genealogy Research Community  
 
*Join the [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]  
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*[http://Kartenmeister.com Kartenmeister - German/Polish Place Name Conversion]  
 
*[http://Kartenmeister.com Kartenmeister - German/Polish Place Name Conversion]  
 
*[[Poland Letter Writing Guide|Letter Writing Guide]]  
 
*[[Poland Letter Writing Guide|Letter Writing Guide]]  
*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?q=*&fq=place%3A%22Poland%22 Online Tutorials]
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*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?q=*&fq=place%3A%22Poland%22 Online Tutorials]  
 
*[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 Finder] 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]]
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*[[Poland Reference Aids Overview at the Family History Library|Reference Aids Overview at the Family History Library]]  
*[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/images/b/b0/Research_Outline_Poland.pdf Research Outline]
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*[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/images/b/b0/Research_Outline_Poland.pdf Research Outline]  
 
*[[Poland Websites|Websites]]  
 
*[[Poland Websites|Websites]]  
 
*[[Poland Genealogical Word List|Word List]]
 
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== Online Databases  ==
 
== Online Databases  ==
  
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*[http://www.geneteka.genealodzy.pl/ Geneteka Database] Church Registers Indexing Project  
 
*[http://www.geneteka.genealodzy.pl/ Geneteka Database] Church Registers Indexing Project  
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== Featured Content  ==
 
== Featured Content  ==
  
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== Did you know?  ==
 
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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:  
  
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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!

Research Tools

Poland Schweidnitz.jpg

Online Databases

Poland Toszek.jpg

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

Featured Content

Polish church.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.

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.


Events

Polish Genealogical Society of America events

Poland Topics


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


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