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In this course you will continue your key foundation research first introduced in the Introduction to Polish Research Course. Prerequisites for this course are to have looked at census records, ship manifests, WWI Draft Registrations, and you know the location and village of your ancestors birth, and the parish and civil registration records in Poland.
Many researchers find their family line eventually leads to records maintained by the Roman Catholic Church. This presentation is a survey of the types of records kept by the church and keys to extracting data. Religious newspapers, Jubilee Books and Parish Histories are also covered.
This class will give you some ideas of different record types you can use to help identify the country of origin for your Hispanic ancestor who came to the U. S. The examples used in the class are mainly for immigrants who came in the late 1800s and 1900s but the principles are applicable for those who came earlier as well.