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Poland, Tarnow Roman Catholic Diocese Church Books, 1612-1900
This article describes a collection of records at
Tarnów,  Poland
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Location of Tarnów, Poland
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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?Edit

This collection contains an index to baptismal, marriage, and burial records from the Diocese of Tarnow for the years 1612-1900.

Reading These RecordsEdit

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

What Can These Records Tell Me?Edit

The following information may be found in these records:


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


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


  • 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 ContentEdit

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

Coverage TableEdit

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?Edit

Before searching, it is best to know the following:

  • Name of the person
  • Year of the record

Search the IndexEdit

Search by name by visiting the Collection Details Page.
  1. Fill in the search boxes in the Search Collection section with the information you know
  2. Click Search to show possible matches

How Do I Analyze the Results?Edit

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?Edit

I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?Edit

  • 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?Edit

  • 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

Research HelpsEdit

The following articles will help you in your research for your family in Poland.

Citing This CollectionEdit

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:
The citation for this collection can be found on the Collection Details Page in the section Citing this Collection.
Record Citation:
When looking at a record, the citation can be viewed by clicking the drop-down arrow next to Document Information.

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