Poland Genealogy

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Welcome to the Poland page! FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. 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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Polish Partitions

Online Databases

Historical Record Collections

Research Tools

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Did you know?

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, click here Polish Parish Extraction Project.

Who are the Kashubians? Click here to read more about this ethnic group.

News and Events

Finding records of your ancestors, Poland 1808 to 1900 is a color publication showing 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

Finding records of your ancestors, Poland 1808 to 1900 is now available.

Poland Topics

Polish Genealogical Society of America events

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