Poland, Tarnow Roman Catholic Diocese Church Books (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Record Description
Record Type Church Records
Collection years: 1612-1900
Languages: Polish, Latin
Title in the Language: Polonia, Tarnow Catholico Romanum Diocese Ecclesiae Books
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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.

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These records are in Polish. For help reading these records see the following guides:

What Can These Records Tell Me?

The following information may be found in these records:

Baptismal

  • Name of the child
  • Gender
  • Names of the parents
  • Birth date
  • Birthplace
  • Christening date

Marriage

  • Date and Place of Event
  • Name of Bride and Groom
  • Residence, Marital Status, and Age
  • Names of Parents
  • Names of Witnesses

Death

  • Date and Place of Death
  • Name of Deceased Person
  • Age or Birth Date
  • Residence Place and sometimes the Place of Origin
  • Cause of Death
  • Marital Status
  • If Married, the Name of the Spouse and sometimes the Names of Children
  • Sometimes Names of Parents
  • Names of Witnesses

Collection Content

For additional details about these records and help using them see Poland, Roman Catholic Church Books (FamilySearch Historical Records).

Coverage Table

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.

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  • Name of the person
  • Year of the record

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Collection Citation
"Poland, Tarnow Roman Catholic Diocese Church Books, 1612-1900." Database. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : 14 June 2016. Tarnow Diocesan Archives, Tarnow.
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