Poland, Gliwice Roman Catholic Church Books (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br>⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br>⇒ Select the "Province" category<br>⇒ Select the "Place" category<br>⇒ Select the "Event/Years" category which takes you to the images.<br>  
 
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br>⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br>⇒ Select the "Province" category<br>⇒ Select the "Place" category<br>⇒ Select the "Event/Years" category which takes you to the images.<br>  
  
Search the collection by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination. Keep in mind:
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Search the collection by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.
  
*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
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As you are searching it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor’s given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence and age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.
*You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
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*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
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Revision as of 21:06, 31 March 2014

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.

Contents

Title in the Language of the Record

Record Description

Images of church books containing baptisms and births, marriages, burials and deaths for the parishes in the Gliwice Roman Catholic Dioceses of Poland. The text of these records is either German or Polish. Births end in 1912, marriages in 1937, and deaths in 1982. For additional details about the history of these records and help using them, see the wiki article Poland, Roman Catholic Church Books (FamilySearch Historical Records).

For a list of records by localities, document type and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browselink from the collection landing page.

Record Content

Baptismal records found in this collection generally contain the following information:

  • Name of child
  • Name of parents
  • Date of birth
  • Child’s gender
  • Date of baptism

Marriage records found in this collection generally contain the following information:

  • Name and age of bride and groom
  • Names of bride’s parents
  • Names of groom’s parents
  • Date of marriage

Death records found in this collection generally contain the following information:

  • Name and age of deceased
  • Names of parents or spouse
  • Date of death
  • Gender of deceased

How to Use the Record

To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒ Select the "Province" category
⇒ Select the "Place" category
⇒ Select the "Event/Years" category which takes you to the images.

Search the collection by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.

As you are searching it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor’s given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence and age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.

For Help Reading These Records

These records are in German and Polish. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:

Known Issues with This Collection

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For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached Wiki article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to support@familysearch.org. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.

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Contributions to This Article

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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: Poland, Gliwice Roman Catholic Church Books, 1599-1976

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records. A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.

"Poland, Gliwice Roman Catholic Church Books, 1599-1976" Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Archiwum Diecezjalne w Gliwicach.