Poland, Tarnow Roman Catholic Diocese Church Books (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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Poland, Tarnow Roman Catholic Diocese Church Books, 1612-1900
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|Location of Tarnów, Poland|
|Record Type||Church Records|
|Title in the Language:||Polonia, Tarnow Catholico Romanum Diocese Ecclesiae Books|
- 1 What is in This Collection?
- 2 What Can These Records Tell Me?
- 3 Collection Content
- 4 How Do I Search This Collection?
- 5 What Do I Do Next?
- 6 Citing This Collection
- 7 How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?
What is in This Collection?
This collection contains an index to baptismal, marriage, and burial records from the Diocese of Tarnow for the years 1612-1900.
Reading These Records
These records are in Polish. For help reading these records see the following guides:
- Poland Language and Languages
- Polish Genealogical Word List
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What Can These Records Tell Me?
The following information may be found in these records:
For additional details about these records and help using them see Poland, Roman Catholic Church Books (FamilySearch Historical Records).
For a list of localities, event types, years covered, and the number of records in this collection, refer to Poland Tarnow Roman Catholic Diocese Church Books (FamilySearch Historical Records) Coverage Table.
How Do I Search This Collection?
Before searching, it is best to know the following:
- Name of the person
- Year of the record
Search the Index
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How Do I Analyze the Results?
Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a research log.
What Do I Do Next?
I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?
- Copy down all the information from the record
- Cite the record; see below for help citing this records in this collection
- Use the information to find the person in census or church records
I Can't Find Who I'm Looking For, What Now?
- When looking for an individual with a common name, look at all the search results before deciding which is the correct person. Use other information, such as place of birth, age, occupation, or names of parents, to help with this decision
- Try variations of given names and surnames. A person might have been listed under a middle name, nickname, or abbreviation of their given name
- Vary the search terms. For example, expand the date range or search by either the given name or surname to return a broader list search results
- Search the records of nearby locations
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in Poland.
Citing This Collection
Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.
- Collection Citation
- "Poland, Tarnow Roman Catholic Diocese Church Books, 1612-1900." Database. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : 14 June 2016. Tarnow Diocesan Archives, Tarnow.
When looking at a record, the citation is found below the record.
How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?
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