Poland Genealogy

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Witamy na stronie polskiej !!! FamilySearch Wiki jest witryną społecznościową dla osób na całym świecie, które prowadzą poszukiwania swoich przodków.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!

Getting started with Poland research

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There is a site for digitized books of Silesia. These books are mostly in German and Polish and you can download them to your computer.

Select for Digitized books of Poznan.

Select for Poznan Marriage Indexing Project .

See the FamilySearch Tutorials on Polish Research including help in "Reading Polish Handwritten Records". 

Polish Partitions

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Research Tools

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

Poland, Roman Catholic Church Books (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Online Databases

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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 through the Family History Library. For more information regarding this project, select Polish Parish Extraction Project.

Who are the Kashubians? Read more about this ethnic group.

News and Events

An outstanding publication Finding records of your ancestors, Poland 1808 to 1900 is now available for download.

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.

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:

Beginner's Corner

An outstanding publication Finding records of your ancestors, Poland 1808 to 1900 is now available. Click hereto download.

  • Current Events

Genealogy courses: Learn how to research from an expert in Poland courses.