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Witamy wreszcie na stronie polskiej.  
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For a Polish language version of this page see also [[Polska]]. <br>
  
'''FamilySearch Wiki''' jest witryną społecznościową dla osób na całym świecie, które zajmują się genealogią i prowadzą poszukiwania swoich przodków. Za pośrednictwem&nbsp; niniejszej strony będzie można dowiedzieć się; jak znaleźć, wykorzystać i prowadzić analizę odnalezionych wiadomości, które posiadają wartość genealogiczną. Zawartość tej strony może być wykorzystana przez genealogów: początkujących, średniozaawansowanych jak i ekspertów. Polska strona znajduje się w toku organizacji a Twój wkład i informacje zwrotne przez [[FamilySearch Wiki:Feedback|feedback]] są niezbędne&nbsp;!
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'''Wprowadzenie do poszukiwań''' '''genealogicznych przy wykorzystaniu bibliotek cyfowych.'''
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== Getting started with Poland research  ==
  
Poszukaj w Śląskiej Bibliotece Cyfrowej. Zdygitalizowane publikacje są w większości w języku niemieckim ale i w języku polskim.&nbsp; Można je pobrać na swój komputer.[http://www.sbc.org.pl/dlibra digitized books of Silesia]. <br>
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Poszukaj w Wielkopolskiej Bibliotece Cyfrowej [http://www.wbc.poznan.pl/dlibra Digitized books of Poznan].
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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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Poszukaj w Projecie Poznań - wykaz zawartych małżeństw [[Poland Poznan Marriage Indexing Project|Poznan Marriage Indexing Project ]].  
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''See the FamilySearch Tutorials on ''[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?q=*&fq=place%3A%22Poland%22 ''Polish Research including help in "Reading Polish Handwritten Records".&nbsp;'']
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== Polish Partitions  ==
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*[[Austrian Poland]]
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*[[Prussian Poland|Prussian Poland]]
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*[[Portal:Russian Poland|Russian Poland]]
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== Research Tools  ==
 
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[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?q=*&fq=place%3A%22Poland%22 ''See the FamilySearch Tutorials on Polish Research, including help in "Reading Polish Handwritten Records"'']  
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*[[Poland Beginning Research|Beginning Polish Research]]  
 
*[[Poland Beginning Research|Beginning Polish Research]]  
*[[Boundary Changes|Boundary Changes]]
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*[http://www.usc.pl/s_urzedy.php?akcja=info1&id=2405074 Civil Registration Office Finder]  
*[http://www.usc.pl/s_urzedy.php?akcja=info1&id=2405074 Civil Registration Office Address Finder]  
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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]  
*[[Counties of Poland 1999|Counties of Poland 1999]]
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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  
*[[Emigration Records of Europe|Emigration Records of Europe]]  
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*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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*[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]]  
 
*[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://wiki.familysearch.org/en/images/b/b0/Research_Outline_Poland.pdf Polish Research Outline]  
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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|Catholic Parish Finding aid] <br>(Search only works with correct Polish diacritical marks)
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*[http://www.parafia.gliwice.pl/index.php?i=6%7CCatholic Parish Finder] Use correct Polish diacritical marks.
*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/Europe/Poland.pdf Research Outline for Poland by BYU]  
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*[[Poland Reference Aids Overview at the Family History Library|Reference Aids Overview at the Family History Library]]
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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]]
 
*[[Poland Genealogical Word List|Word List]]
 
'''A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:'''
 
 
[[Poland, Roman Catholic Church Books (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Poland, Roman Catholic Church Books (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
  
 
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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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*[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 - Region Lublin]
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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]
  
== Did you know?  ==
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<span style="font-weight: bold;">A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:</span>
  
[[Image:Poland Toszek.jpg|thumb]]<br>Extensive extraction of Catholic Church records for the parishes of Medrzechow, Kupienin and Samocice, Poland have been completed and are available through the Family History Library. For more information regarding this project,&nbsp;select [[Polish Parish Extraction Project|Polish Parish Extraction Project]].<br><br>Who are the [[Kashubians|Kashubians]]?&nbsp;Read more about this ethnic group.
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*[[Poland, Roman Catholic Church Books (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Roman Catholic Church Books (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Poland, Tarnow Roman Catholic Diocese Church Books (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Poland, Tarnow Roman Catholic Diocese Church Books (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br>
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Polish vital records are becoming available online. However, there is no central online repository for these records. Use [http://www.ksiegi-parafialne.pl/ Księgi parafialne] (Polish for “Church Books”) Portal to check availability of Polish records online. This Polish site lists, by province, every town that has vital records and/or indexes available online and links are included to get you there. As such, this site is only helpful once you’ve discovered the name of the town from which your ancestors came. Most of the websites are in Polish.
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== Jurisdictions  ==
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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  ==
 
== News and Events  ==
  
An outstanding publication '''Finding records of your ancestors, Poland 1808 to 1900''' is now available for [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/images/0/0f/Finding_records_of_your_ancestors_Poland.pdf download].  
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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.  
  
This color publication shows 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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== Polish Partitions  ==
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== Help Wanted  ==
 
== Help Wanted  ==
  
(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:  
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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:  
  
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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

Polish vital records are becoming available online. However, there is no central online repository for these records. Use Księgi parafialne (Polish for “Church Books”) Portal to check availability of Polish records online. This Polish site lists, by province, every town that has vital records and/or indexes available online and links are included to get you there. As such, this site is only helpful once you’ve discovered the name of the town from which your ancestors came. Most of the websites are in Polish.

Jurisdictions

Counties of poland.jpg




Click to enlarge map

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:


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News

Polish vital records are becoming available online. Most of the websites are in Polish. There is no central online repository for these records. Genealogical societies are involved in indexing. Knowing where to look!

Events

Polish Genealogical Society of America events

Poland Topics


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