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Adoption Registry Connect is a worldwide adoptee and birth parent search registry designed to reunite adoptees with their birth parents and siblings
Last Updated: 26 September 2016   [Located in Category: Adoptee Sites]
Website article on how to begin your adoption research.
Last Updated: 26 September 2016   [Located in Category: Adoptee Sites]
The largest for-profit genealogy company in the world. Some databases are free others will require a subscription to Ancestry. This site focuses on the United State and nine foreign countries.
Last Updated: 11 September 2016   [Located in Category: Major Genealogy Sites]
A comprehensive, categorized & cross-references list of links to assist with ancestral research.
Last Updated: 11 September 2016   [Located in Category: Major Genealogy Sites]
This website is free and is organized and operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. FamilySearch.org website provided free access to digital image of genealogical records.
Last Updated: 11 September 2016   [Located in Category: Major Genealogy Sites]
Find a Grave's mission is to find, record and present final disposition information from around the world as a virtual cemetery experience. Find A Grave is a free. For persons wanting to add memorials for a loved one or provided information, log in is required.
Last Updated: 11 September 2016   [Located in Category: Major Genealogy Sites]
Findmypast is a subscription based website with the largest collection of Irish records. 1,000 exclusive collections: British newspapers archives from England, Wales and Scotland. Parish records, British Army records, Irish court records.
Last Updated: 11 September 2016   [Located in Category: Major Genealogy Sites]
Julie Roberts Szczepankiewicz's newest project is a Blog that is certainly worth following. Julie shares musings, insights, resources and strategies to discover her family history.
Last Updated: 4 September 2016   [Located in Category: Blog Spots]
A fee based site which provides access to historical newspapers from 1690-2010. The user can also search for obituaries.
Last Updated: 11 September 2016   [Located in Category: Major Genealogy Sites]
This site is accessible through participating libraries(which may allow for the user to log in from home). This collections core data sets: U.S. Federal Censuses, Revolutionary War records, Freedman's Banks Records, and much more.
Last Updated: 11 September 2016   [Located in Category: Major Genealogy Sites]
This website is a publisher of cemetery transcriptions for use by genealogists and local historians. Approximately 500,000 people visit each month using their archive, which makes them one of the most popular FREE genealogical references on the Internet.
Last Updated: 26 September 2016   [Located in Category: Major Genealogy Sites]
The user can enter the name of any location found in Meyers Orts- and with one click get the Meyers Orts- entry, with an English translation of critical portions including: place, state, district office, lower district court, and much more information.
Last Updated: 30 August 2016   [Located in Category: Maps/Town Locators]
Family Search is a free website. Log in may be required. Link to the FamilySearch website list of Michigan Wayne County Obituaries from 1820-2006.
Last Updated: 17 August 2016   [Located in Category: Obituaries/Funerals/Cemeteries]
Subscription based site provides access to historical records from around the world which include: birth, marriage, divorce and death records. This site will allow the user to create family trees, upload and browse photos.
Last Updated: 11 September 2016   [Located in Category: Major Genealogy Sites]
Find historical newspapers from across the United States and beyond. Explore newspaper articles and clippings for help with genealogy research. 4,200+ newspapers from the 1700s-2000s.
Last Updated: 11 September 2016   [Located in Category: Major Genealogy Sites]
The Genealogical Society of Palm Beach County members range from the beginner to members who are accredited, professional genealogists. See the website for meeting details.
Last Updated: 26 September 2016   [Located in Category: US - Florida]
PTTK BIALOWIEZA is an organization that works in the primeval forest of Bialowieza for the last 60 years. The most important places of the National Park can only be visited with an official guide. They provide services in the following languages: English, German, Italian Polish, Portuguese, French and Russian.
Last Updated: 14 March 2017   [Located in Category: Researchers/Tour Guides]
A free genealogy community that uses online forums, mailing lists, and other resources to assist with family history research.
Last Updated: 11 September 2016   [Located in Category: Major Genealogy Sites]
14,000 vital records transcribed from microfilms held at The Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Last Updated: 26 January 2017   [Located in Category: Sites - Galicia]
SGS is a volunteer provincial heritage organization whose purpose is to promote and develop the study, research, and preservation of genealogy and family history. The many programs and services offered are all designed to achieve their mission.
Last Updated: 29 August 2016   [Located in Category: Sites - Canada]
The Genealogical Society of South Brevard(GSSB) provides materials for family historians, beginners genealogy courses, and monthly programs. GSSB sponsors many activities for those wanting to know more about their ancestors and the lives they lived.
Last Updated: 26 September 2016   [Located in Category: US - Florida]
The Florida Genealogical Society is one of the oldest genealogical societies in Florida having been founded in 1958. Meetings are held on the 1st Saturday of the month (except for October and December) at the John F. Germany Public Library. See Website for more information.
Last Updated: 26 September 2016   [Located in Category: US - Florida]
Tarnow is located south of Warsaw.
Last Updated: 31 July 2016   [Located in Category: Religious/Foreign & Domestic]
This site is provided by a group of volunteers working together to provide free genealogy websites for genealogical research in every county and every state of the United States. This Project is non-commercial and fully committed to free genealogy access for everyone.
Last Updated: 11 September 2016   [Located in Category: Major Genealogy Sites]
Amerpol Enterprises, Inc., established in 1947, is the oldest Polish-American travel agency in Michigan and one of the first agencies in the United States to specialize in services to Poland and Eastern Europe.
Last Updated: 31 December 2014   [Located in Category: Researchers/Tour Guides]
The Bay County Society meets at the Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library on the 2nd Wednesday of each month in the community room. Visit their website for more information.
Last Updated: 4 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
This link will take you to the head office of the Polish State Archives.
Last Updated: 20 January 2016   [Located in Category: Polish Research Sites]
Professional Poland Genealogist Research Service Researching Your Polish Ancestors and Family History and Conducting Private Custom and Exclusive Escorted Tours of Your Ancestral Village in all of Poland and Eastern Europe.
Last Updated: 31 December 2014   [Located in Category: Researchers/Tour Guides]
BCGS offers meetings on genealogy topics designed for all members and guests at 7:00 p.m. on the third Tuesday of the month. Our regular meeting place is the LDS Family History Center, 3653 Niles Road, St. Joseph, unless otherwise noted. Visit their website for further information.
Last Updated: 6 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
This is in Polish. Digitized images can be viewed.
Last Updated: 22 January 2016   [Located in Category: Polish Research Sites]
The Calhoun County Genealogical Society was established in 1988. Visit the website for more information.
Last Updated: 4 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
Avis Genealogy was established in 2010 and the company went online in the last months of 2011. Now the company cooperates with 5 to 7 genealogists, who work directly in archives in Czech republic, Slovakia and Poland.
Last Updated: 31 December 2014   [Located in Category: Researchers/Tour Guides]
Founded in 1996 the Cass River Genealogy Society gathers data pertaining to Frankenmuth, and Saginaw County Michigan. The Society meets on the 4th Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m., except for June, July, August and December. Meetings are held at the Frankenmuth Wickson District Library and are open to the public. Visit their website for further information.
Last Updated: 6 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
This group of licensed tour guides, historians and professional genealogists have been working mostly in Poznan & the surrounding areas, but also in all Poland since 1997.
Last Updated: 31 December 2014   [Located in Category: Researchers/Tour Guides]
CCGS meets on the first Thursday of each month at 7:00 PM, and on Saturdays at 1:00 PM during the winter months (January-April). Meetings are held in the conference room on the lower level of the Boyne District Library in downtown Boyne City, Michigan.
Last Updated: 5 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
This site offers professional and reliable genealogy research of your relatives by starting with your name's origin. They also plan and organize an individual and unique tour of Poland.
Last Updated: 26 January 2017   [Located in Category: Researchers/Tour Guides]
The Polish Genealogical Society of America, is headquartered in Chicago, was founded and incorporated in the state of Illinois on August 23, 1978. The Society is open to anyone doing research within the borders of the old Commonwealth of Poland. It attempts to assist members in doing their own genealogical research by providing books, newsletters, bulletins, printed information, regular Society meetings, and an annual workshop. With 2000 members in all of the United States and ten countries around the world, the Society also encourages its members to communicate with each other and share leads, research sources, and any other information that may prove mutually beneficial.
Last Updated: 6 January 2016   [Located in Category: Polish/American Societies]
The State Archive in Białystok possesses about 1500 collections and archival records. This site is in Polish and English.
Last Updated: 19 January 2016   [Located in Category: Polish Research Sites]
Established in 1979, the Society meets at 9:30 A.M. every second Wednesday of the month with the exception to the months of July and August. The CCGS has a presentation following a short business meeting each time it meets. Visit their website for further details.
Last Updated: 6 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
Based on many years of experience in providing Genealogy Tours this site if now offering regular incoming tourism services in Poland.
Last Updated: 31 December 2014   [Located in Category: Researchers/Tour Guides]
The CCLM is an nonprofit organization based in Flint and the Detroit metro area. Visit their website for further information.
Last Updated: 6 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
Website offers services for tours of Poland and Central Europe and a city guide in Warsaw. Visit website to find what other services are available.
Last Updated: 31 December 2014   [Located in Category: Researchers/Tour Guides]
The Dearborn Genealogical Society serves the Cities of Dearborn and Dearborn Heights in Wayne County, Michigan and the surrounding area.
Last Updated: 4 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
Need translation of vital records and other genealogy related materials to/from Polish, Russian, and English; translation of historical documents; Contact researcher for cost of services.
Last Updated: 10 October 2015   [Located in Category: Researchers/Tour Guides]
The DSGR was founded in 1936 by a group whose objective was the preservation and perpetuation of the records of ancestors and families of the commonwealth. All DSGR Programs are held at the Detroit Public Library, Explorer's Room, 5201 Woodward Avenue unless otherwise noted on their Program Calendar. Visit their website for further information.
Last Updated: 6 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
We provide genealogical research both for individual clients and for companies and lawyer’s offices which deal with matters of succession. Our experience allows us to conduct research across the northern and south-western Poland. We use every available source of information, including the Polish State Archives, church archives, and the Polish registry offices. We guarantee quick and competent performance combined with full discretion.
Last Updated: 26 January 2017   [Located in Category: Researchers/Tour Guides]
Organized in 1977, the DCGS, a nonprofit genealogical organization located in Dickinson County, Michigan, seeks to find, preserve and make accessible information helpful to individuals tracing their family roots on the Eastern Menominee Iron Range.
Last Updated: 4 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
The Polish Genealogical Society of California, a non-profit organization, was established on July 17, 1989. Their purpose is to promote the research of Polish family heritage, to help you research and record your family history, to collect and preserve records of your ancestors, and to preserve historical and biographical material. PGS-CA provides a forum for members to learn how to research their ancestral lines.
Last Updated: 6 January 2016   [Located in Category: Polish/American Societies]
Historical records of Bydgoszcz and small towns from this part of East Pomerania and also public authorities, offices and institutions from 14th to 20th century. Site is in Polish, German, and English.
Last Updated: 19 January 2016   [Located in Category: Polish Research Sites]
The Downriver Genealogical Society represents 18 communities in south-eastern Wayne County, Michigan. Specifically; Allen Park, Brownstown, Ecorse, Flat Rock, Gibraltar, Grosse Ile, Huron, Lincoln Park, Melvindale, River Rouge, Riverview, Rockwood, South Rockwood, Southgate, Taylor, Trenton, Woodhaven and Wyandotte. Meetings are held at: The Copeland Center, 2306 Fourth Street (between Northline and Eureka Roads), Wyandotte, Michigan 48192 at 7:00 p.m on the third Wednesday of the month (excluding July, August and December). Visit the website for further information.
Last Updated: 6 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
The Eaton County Genealogical Society began with an overwhelming response to an Everton's Genealogical Workshop in April of 1988, hosted by the Eaton County Historical Commission. The first organized meeting was May 18, 1988. Visit their website for further information.
Last Updated: 4 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
The Emmet County Genealogical Society holds a monthly General Meeting at 7:00 PM on the first Tuesday of every month at the American Legion Hall, 455 Bay Street, Petoskey, MI (1/2 block from Stafford's Perry Hotel) unless otherwise noted. Please join us, visitors are always welcome. Use side door entrance. Visit their website for further information.
Last Updated: 6 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
The Farmington Genealogical Society meets on the third Tuesday of each month, September through May except December at the Downtown Branch of the Farmington Library, located at 23500 Liberty Street in Farmington, Michigan. We begin our meetings at 6:30 pm with discussion of our research -- both good and bad, giving each other encouragement as well as solutions. The time for our speaker is 7:00 pm.
Last Updated: 4 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
Membership Meetings - 7:00PM on the first Tuesday of each month, except July and August. Guest speakers cover a variety of topics. All meeting are free and open to the public. Visit the website for further information.
Last Updated: 6 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
The Polish Genealogical Society of Connecticut was originally established to actively promote the research of Polish-American families in the Connecticut River Valley and to unite all persons interested in genealogy. Realizing that there is, at present, no Polish genealogical society which concentrates on their nearby "neighbors" in other parts of New England nor in the middle Atlantic states of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Delaware, the Society broadened their scope and changed the name to the Polish Genealogical Society of Connecticut and the Northeast, Inc.
Last Updated: 6 January 2016   [Located in Category: Polish/American Societies]
Częstochowa State Archives. This site is in Polish.
Last Updated: 20 January 2016   [Located in Category: Polish Research Sites]
As the first genealogical society in the State of Michigan dedicated to the research and preservation of our African-American history, we take pride in our heritage and our contributions to the world and especially this country. Visit their website for further information.
Last Updated: 4 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
The French-Canadian Heritage Society of Michigan (FCHSM) is an educational, historical, cultural, and genealogical non-profit organization, committed to make people aware of the rich culture and history of French Canadians in North America. The FCHSM meetings are held at the Mount Clemens Public Library. Visit the website for more information.
Last Updated: 8 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
Regular meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month except July and December at 7:00 P.M. at the Otsego County Library, located at 700 South Otsego Avenue, Gaylord, Michigan. Visit their website for further information.
Last Updated: 4 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
Meetings are usually held the first Saturday of each month (except July & August) at the Monroe County Community College in the Administration Building (at the south end of campus) at 1:00pm. Refreshments are served and all are welcome to attend. Visit website for further information.
Last Updated: 4 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
Prior to the very first meeting in October of 1991, the PGSGC issued a "Proclamation" which stated: "Notice is hereby given to all God's children that a new and exciting genealogy group has been formed in the Greater Cleveland area. The purpose of the group shall be the study of our Polish ancestry, its culture and our heritage. Their objectives are to; become better American citizens, heighten their awareness of their "Polishness" (not to the point of bigotry, however), endeavor to pass on to the next generation their pride in their heritage and ancestry, and to foster friendship and a spirit of comraderie amongst the members. So help us God." The PGSGC objectives remain the same as they were in 1991
Last Updated: 6 January 2016   [Located in Category: Polish/American Societies]
The above link will take you to Lucjan Cichocki's Facebook page or you can email him at the address shown below. Lucjan is willing to provide research in the Podkarpackie and Małopolskie provinces. He will travel to archives and/or parishes and is familiar with the Austrian way of recording births/marriage/death records. However, he does not do any research involving text in Cyrillic. Contact by email for further information regarding pricing on research. lucekcichocki (at) gmail.com.
Last Updated: 31 July 2016   [Located in Category: Researchers/Tour Guides]
The Archive Elbląg is located in Malbork. This site is in Polish.
Last Updated: 20 January 2016   [Located in Category: Polish Research Sites]
Historical records of the cities of Gdańsk, Elblag, and East Pomerania towns, Free City of Danzig, Hanseatic League and public authorities, offices and institutions from 12th to 20th century. Records of occupation authorities from World War II and state administration and political parties PPS; PPR; PZPR from post-World War II period. Large collection of maps, vital records.
Last Updated: 19 January 2016   [Located in Category: Polish Research Sites]
The GSWC usually meets on the fourth Sunday of each month from September to May except the Nov.-Dec. meetings which are combined.The regular meeting place is the Education Center Auditorium, on the St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Campus, 5305 Elliott Drive, Ann Arbor, Michigan. Visit the website for more information.
Last Updated: 8 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
Visit their website for further information.
Last Updated: 4 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
Serving Northern Michigan counties, Antrim, Benzie, Grand Traverse and Leelanau. Meeting are held the 3rd Thursday of each month March through November at 1:00pm unless otherwise noted. Meetings are held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 3746 Veterans Drive, Traverse City, Michigan. Visit the website for further information.
Last Updated: 8 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
The Society was established in 1978. The library is housed in the former residence of Georgiana Peet Miller, who donated her house to the society upon her death. Visit their website for further information.
Last Updated: 4 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
Meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of March, May, July, September and November. Meetings start at 6:30 p.m. and are held at the Hillsdale Community Library. Visit website for further information
Last Updated: 4 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
The PGSMA is a non-profit educational Association, founded in 1989. Their scope of interest includes historic Poland to its outer limits, i.e. all three partitions: Austrian, German and Russian.
Last Updated: 6 January 2016   [Located in Category: Polish/American Societies]
This site is in English.
Last Updated: 19 January 2016   [Located in Category: Polish Research Sites]
Visit the HKCGS website and/or their Facebook page for additional information on meeting schedules.
Last Updated: 8 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
Serving Huron County and Michigan's Thumb area. Visit website for further information and meeting times.
Last Updated: 4 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
The HSGS was founded in 1982, visit the website for meeting schedule informaiton.
Last Updated: 8 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
Established in 1982, the Huron Shore Genealogical Society (HSGS), Iosco County Michigan. Business Meetings are held quarterly on the third Thursday of the months of January, April, July, October at HSINGS RESTAURANT in East Tawas on US 23 just East of the State Police Post at 5:30 pm. The meetings are open to the public.
Last Updated: 5 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
Visit the ICGS website for meeting locations and times
Last Updated: 4 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
The original Polish-American Society was founded in 1978 by a group of descendants of the early 20th century Polish immigrants. Due to the advanced age of its members the group suspended activities in 2002. The PAS of Memphis has once again resumed it activities thanks to the new generation of Polish immigrants and their desire to cultivate their Polish heritage. Visit their website for more detailed information.
Last Updated: 6 January 2016   [Located in Category: Polish/American Societies]
Maciej Orzechowski will research in Przemysl, Sanok, Rzeszow, Tarnow and Krakow Archives. All these cities are in the former region of Galicia in southern Poland. Contact by email omaciej@wp.pl or info@polishdocuments.com
Last Updated: 19 October 2016   [Located in Category: Researchers/Tour Guides]
The State Archives in Katowice Head Office hold archival records, which cover the period from the fifteenth century to the modern times. Scanned records available for viewing. This site is in Polish.
Last Updated: 19 January 2016   [Located in Category: Polish Research Sites]
The Ionia County Genealogical Society was formed January, 1997 for those interested in researching their families from the Ionia County area.Regular meetings are scheduled for the second Saturday of each month at 1:00 p.m. There are no meetings in December. The meetings are held at the Freight Station Museum, directly behind the Lake Odessa Area Historical Society Depot Museum at 1117 Emerson Street, Lake Odessa, MI.
Last Updated: 8 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
The IGSM holds their meeting at the Gaelic League of Detroit, 2068 Michigan Avenue, Detroit, MI 48216. The meetings are normally held on the third or fourth Saturday of the month, from September through June, except December, at 1:30 pm. Schedule changes do occur because of Gaelic League events. Check the events page for a schedule of upcoming meetings and topics.
Last Updated: 4 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
Most events of the JGSM take place at the Holocaust Memorial in Farmington Hills Michigan. Visit the website for further information.
Last Updated: 4 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
The Jackson County Michigan Genealogical Society meet on the First Tuesday of each month from September to May. The meeting are held at the Crouch Center Department of Aging, 1715 Lansing Avenue, Jackson, Michigan starting at 6:00 PM. Visit the website for detailed information.
Last Updated: 8 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
LAAGS was founded in 2001 and is located in Lansing, Michigan. Visit their website for meeting information.
Last Updated: 5 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
For over 20 years, the Polish Genealogical Society of Minnesota (PGSmn) has been assisting Polish-Americans with roots in Minnesota explore the great and growing hobby of genealogy. Whether your relatives came from the iron range or the north shore, the farm communities of the west, the southern Mississippi river bluff country, or the urban parishes of Minneapolis and St. Paul, we have people and resources to help you search for those connections – here and in Poland
Last Updated: 6 January 2016   [Located in Category: Polish/American Societies]
This site is in Polish. Scanned documents available for view on-line.
Last Updated: 19 January 2016   [Located in Category: Polish Research Sites]
The Lenawee County Family Researchers foster interest in historical and genealogical information for the county of Lenawee. Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month starting in March through December. Visit their website for further information.
Last Updated: 5 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
The LCGS meetings are held the first Thursday of each month. They are held from 7:00pm -9:00pm at: First United Methodist Church, 1230 Bower Street, Howell, MI 48843 – 1 block south of M59. Meetings include a short business meeting, a speaker and refreshments.
Last Updated: 8 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
The LMCGS meets on the first Thursday of every month, alternating between the Engadine High School Library and the Newberry High School Library, with some months meeting at the Curtis Public Library.
Last Updated: 5 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
Since 1973, the Macomb County Genealogy Group (MCGG) has been an organization for genealogists in Macomb County, Michigan, and the metro-Detroit. Visit their blog page for further information.
Last Updated: 8 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
The Marquette County Genealogical Society in Marquette, Michigan was organized in 1988 to share a common interest in genealogy. Meetings are held the third Wednesday of each month, September through May, at Peter White Public Library in Marquette, Shiras Room, beginning at 6:45 p.m. All meetings and programs are open to the public. Visit their website for further information.
Last Updated: 5 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
The Polish Genealogical Society of New York State (PGSNYS) was founded in September of 1988 by (the late) Michael Drabik to promote the study of Polish genealogy in the Western New York and Southern Ontario areas and beyond. The Society is dedicated to the dissemination and sharing of information and assisting members as they research their Polish ancestors.
Last Updated: 6 January 2016   [Located in Category: Polish/American Societies]
This site is available in Polish, German. On-line scanned records available.
Last Updated: 19 January 2016   [Located in Category: Polish Research Sites]
Igor Voronchak is a researcher in Lviv Poland. He does genealogical research in Western Ukraine - Lviv, Ternopil and Ivano-Frankivsk region. This is the historic land of Galicia. Igor can be contacted through his email address, voronchak@ukr.net
Last Updated: 15 November 2015   [Located in Category: Researchers/Tour Guides]
MMGS meetings are at 7 pm and held the fourth Wednesday of the month. No MMGS meetings are held in January, July, August, and December. Meeting Place: We meet at the Plymouth Congregational Church, 2001 E. Grand River Ave., Lansing, MI 48912. Check website for more details.
Last Updated: 8 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
Midland Genealogical Society meetings are held at St. John’s Episcopal Church at the corner of South Saginaw Rd. and St. Andrews Drive, at 7:00 pm, and are always open to the public.
Last Updated: 5 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
The MCGS was founded in 1972. They have many talented members who will assist with research. Meetings are held the second Thursday of each month (except July and December) at 7pm at the VFW #3195, 5209 Grand Haven Rd., Muskegon, Michigan
Last Updated: 5 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
The NMGS was founded in 1976 serving Alcona, Alpena, Montmorency, and Presque Isle counties. Meetings are held on the third (3rd) Thursday of the month and will meet at least six times annually usually at the Besser Museum. Visit the website for more detailed information.
Last Updated: 8 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
National Archives in Krakow. This website is available in Polish and English. Digital scans are available on-line.
Last Updated: 20 January 2016   [Located in Category: Polish Research Sites]
The Northville Genealogical Society was organized on 24 June 1987 and meets in downtown Northville. Their meetings are held at 1:15 for Genealogy Roundtable Discussions, followed by the General Meeting at 2:30 p.m. Meetings are held on the second Sunday of the month (unless noted) in the Carlos Meeting Room of the Northville District Library (212 W. Cady Street, 248-349-3020).
Last Updated: 5 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
The Polish Genealogical Society of Texas' goals are to unite Polish researchers, share information, publish Texas research for previously undocumented and unexplored areas, educate others on Polish-Texan history, sponsor trips to Polish Settlements in Texas, sponsor workshops on historical and genealogical topics relevant to Poles in Texas. The society was organized in 1982 to promote genealogical research among individuals of Polish heritage.
Last Updated: 6 January 2016   [Located in Category: Polish/American Societies]
The Oakland County Genealogical Society meets at 7:00 pm on the first Tuesday of the month, October through June, except November, at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 5500 North Adams Troy, MI 48098 (between Long Lake and Square Lake Roads).
Last Updated: 8 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
Osceola county is located in West Central Michigan. Check their website for further information.
Last Updated: 5 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
PARI is the genealogy arm of The Polish Mission. Visit their website for further information regarding the hours of operation.
Last Updated: 29 August 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
The Roscommon County Genealogical Society has a Research and Education Center. Visit the website for further information on research center hours. Calling ahead is advisable if you are traveling a long distance.
Last Updated: 5 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
The TPGS was founded in 2002 by Marcia Brown Castro. The group was small at first consisting of only 5-6 people. However, interest in the Polish genealogy club grew quickly and soon the attendance had more than doubled, prompting the need for a larger meeting location. Over the years the Society has grown by leaps and bounds.
Last Updated: 6 January 2016   [Located in Category: Polish/American Societies]
The Society offers programs every third Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm in the Roseville Public Library’s Erin Auditorium (except for July, August and December). Visit the website for location and hours.
Last Updated: 5 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
State Archive Łodz. Site is in Polish and English. List of Microfilms of public register records in the Łodz holdings. May have scans of documents.
Last Updated: 20 January 2016   [Located in Category: Polish Research Sites]
State Archive in Lublin. This is in Polish only. Digitized scans can be viewed.
Last Updated: 20 January 2016   [Located in Category: Polish Research Sites]
State Archive Olsztyn. This site is in Polish. Has scanned records.
Last Updated: 20 January 2016   [Located in Category: Polish Research Sites]
State Archive Poznan. This site is in Polish. Digitized records available for viewing on-line.
Last Updated: 20 January 2016   [Located in Category: Polish Research Sites]
State Archive in Przemysl. Site is in Polish. Some records scanned and on-line.
Last Updated: 20 January 2016   [Located in Category: Polish Research Sites]
State Archives Rzeszow. This website is in Polish. Some digitized archival records can be viewed online.
Last Updated: 20 January 2016   [Located in Category: Polish Research Sites]
State Archive Suwalki. Site is in Polish, German, and English. Digitized records can be viewed online.
Last Updated: 20 January 2016   [Located in Category: Polish Research Sites]
This site is available in Polish Only.
Last Updated: 19 January 2016   [Located in Category: Polish Research Sites]
The Saginaw Genealogical society meets on the second Tuesday of each month, September through June except December. We are located at 1415 N. Center Road, Saginaw, MI at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which is also the home of the Saginaw Family History Center.
Last Updated: 8 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
Meetings are held the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m., except December, January and February. They are held in various locations throughout the county. Check the website for further information.
Last Updated: 5 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
Society meeting are held on the third Saturday of every month at the Constantine Public Library for January through October at 10:00 A.M. Visit website for further information.
Last Updated: 5 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
The library is located at 1807 142nd Avenue, Dorr, Michigan 49323. Visit the website site for hours of operation.
Last Updated: 8 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
Serving the Van Buren, Allegan, Kalamazoo, Berrien, and Cass counties in southwestern Michigan.
Last Updated: 8 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
The Waterford Genealogical Society meets from 1–3 pm on the first and third Wednesday of each month in the community room of the Waterford Township Public Library. The library is located at: 5168 Civic Center Drive, Waterford MI, 48329. Visit website for further information.
Last Updated: 5 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
The Western Michigan Genealogical Society was founded in 1954 serving the following counties: Kent County and the counties immediately surrounding; Ottawa, Muskegon, Newaygo, Montcalm, Ionia, Barry and Allegan Counties. There is some extension beyond these counties into other areas of the Western Lower Peninsula. Meetings are held at 1:30 p.m. in the Ryerson Auditorium of the Grand Rapids Public Library on the first Saturday of the month, September through June. Visit website for further details.
Last Updated: 8 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
The WWCGS meetings are held on the third Monday of the month, from September through May, except February (which will be held on an alternate date), in the Livonia Civic Park Senior Center Building, Livonia Michigan. Visit the WWCGS website for more details.
Last Updated: 5 January 2016   [Located in Category: Michigan Genealogy Societies]
This search engine currently features 267,883 records from 104 different data sources, covering everything from birth, death, marriage and divorce records to phonebooks, school and landowner records, all from the former Austro-Hungarian province of Galicia, which today is part of eastern Poland and western Ukraine.
Last Updated: 31 July 2016   [Located in Category: Sites - Galicia]
The Department of Natural Resources(DNR) is charged with the oversite of the Archives of Michigan. The Archives of Michigan EAD (Encoded Archival Description) Finding Aids site provides World Wide Web access to finding aids or descriptive inventories for archival records and manuscript collections at the Archives. The project is still in infancy, but more finding aids will be added periodically.
Last Updated: 21 August 2016   [Located in Category: US - Michigan]
Birth, marriage, and death records. Obituary Index from the Bay City Times - January, 1961. Searchable database of Bay County 1906-2012 Births, Deaths, and Marriages from the Pinconning Press and Pinconning Journal.
Last Updated: 31 July 2016   [Located in Category: US - Michigan]
This website features past and present information of the Great Lakes Bay Region.
Last Updated: 31 July 2016   [Located in Category: US - Michigan]
Heritage Quest Online is a database and archive that provides free access to U.S. Census indexes and images, as well as other historical records, articles and local histories. Access is restricted to public libraries, academic institutions and related organizations.
Last Updated: 31 July 2016   [Located in Category: Newspapers/Print Materials]
Bremen Passenger Lists (the Original) A Project with the Bremen Chamber of Commerce and the Bremen Staatsarchiv. This database contains 736,064 entries. German database with some pages where language can be change. Website easy to get around.
Last Updated: 22 January 2016   [Located in Category: Emmigration/Immigration]
Research guide to 36 kinds of sought-after records in Buffalo & Erie County, NY.
Last Updated: 31 December 2014   [Located in Category: Gen Forums/Message Boards]
This blog explores the Polish community of Calumet, Houghton Co., Michigan.
Last Updated: 31 July 2016   [Located in Category: Blog Spots]
This free site a much overlooked site offers access to an extraordinary database of information on 11 million immigrants from 1820 through 1892, the year Ellis Island opened. More than 100 million Americans can trace their ancestors to this early immigration period.
Last Updated: 22 January 2016   [Located in Category: Emmigration/Immigration]
Map of Central & Western Europe 1815 with German Confederation outlined in red.
Last Updated: 31 December 2014   [Located in Category: Maps/Town Locators]
Website contains a variety of resources for Poland as well as other countries.
Last Updated: 29 August 2016   [Located in Category: Sites - Central Europe]
Society focuses genealogy research on the region of the central Poland. Listing of Catholic and Lutheran cemeteries,as well as their respective telephone numbers.
Last Updated: 29 August 2016   [Located in Category: Polish Research Sites]
Blogger Cynthia posted an informational guide to online Cook County records.
Last Updated: 31 July 2016   [Located in Category: Blog Spots]
This is an online collection of databases comprised of the Morton Allan Directory, M1066 Microfilm series from NARA, various newspaper articles, Internet sources.
Last Updated: 31 December 2014   [Located in Category: Emmigration/Immigration]
The Confederation of the Polish Nobility was established in Gdansk in 1995. Currently, its home office is in Warsaw. The Confederation of the Polish Nobility is a socio-cultural organization affiliating the nobility of the former Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.
Last Updated: 29 August 2016   [Located in Category: Polish Research Sites]
Creative Gene blogger Jasia has re-established her blog in 2014 with interesting genealogy thoughts.
Last Updated: 31 July 2016   [Located in Category: Blog Spots]
Current day Polish map. Site is in Polish but easy to navigate.
Last Updated: 31 December 2014   [Located in Category: Maps/Town Locators]
A comprehensive, categorized & cross-referenced list of links that point you to genealogical research sites online. Your genealogy starting point for more than 15 years!
Last Updated: 31 December 2014   [Located in Category: Beginners Help/Forms]
How to get Sacramental records from closed or merged parishes.
Last Updated: 31 July 2016   [Located in Category: Religious/Foreign & Domestic]
Compilation of 100 years of early Detroit Historical sites.
Last Updated: 31 July 2016   [Located in Category: Historical Sites/Collections]
The Library of Michigan Digitization for Preservation and Access Grant was awarded to the Detroit Public Library in 2005. The grant allowed for the creation of a digital database of 19th century and pre-1922 photographs of Detroit. The formats include glass negatives, lanternslides, cased images, albumen prints and stereograph cards from the Detroit Public Library's Burton Historical Collection
Last Updated: 29 August 2016   [Located in Category: Photo Sites]
Message board that about the Polish community of Detroit. Interesting conversations as well as vintage photos.
Last Updated: 31 December 2014   [Located in Category: Gen Forums/Message Boards]
Genealogical materials in the Burton Historical Collection include federal census population schedules, family histories, cemetery inscriptions, church records of baptisms, marriages, and deaths, military records, hereditary society indexes, heraldry books, immigration records, probate indexes and records, vital records, obituaries, and land records.
Last Updated: 29 August 2016   [Located in Category: Libraries/Foreign/Domestic]
Eastman Online Genealogy Newsletter (Standard Edition) is a free site which provides straight talk about the latest issues and products of interest to genealogists. Sign up required for FREE subscription.
Last Updated: 27 January 2016   [Located in Category: Newspapers/Print Materials]
Listing of the Dioceses of the Catholic Church in Poland. List includes address, telephone number as well as email address and some website links.
Last Updated: 31 July 2016   [Located in Category: Religious/Foreign & Domestic]
Driving in Poland made easy. Put in your locations and get the driving directions.
Last Updated: 31 December 2014   [Located in Category: Maps/Town Locators]
Site provides lists and maps of governmental divisions; county, city, village, settlement, manor, and estate.
Last Updated: 25 January 2016   [Located in Category: Sites - Eastern Europe]
East European Genealogical Society invite all who have an interest in East European research, to join their society.
Last Updated: 25 January 2016   [Located in Category: Sites - Eastern Europe]
This site provides the researcher with detailed information for the East-West Prussian area.
Last Updated: 31 December 2014   [Located in Category: Maps/Town Locators]
The Eastern Slovakia, Slovak and Carpatho-Rusyn Genealogical Research site offers tools, resources, and information to help research your Slovak or Carpatho-Rusyn family history and ancestry.
Last Updated: 29 August 2016   [Located in Category: Sites - Slovakia]
From 1892 to 1924, more than 25 million immigrants, passengers, and crew members came through Ellis Island and the Port of New York. The ship companies that transported these passengers kept detailed passenger lists, called "ship manifests."
Last Updated: 31 December 2014   [Located in Category: Emmigration/Immigration]
The links provided by the Center for Disease Control provide those users who want direct access to individual state and territory information. To use this valuable tool, you must first determine the state or area where the birth, death, marriage, or divorce occurred, then click on that state or area. There is usually a fee for certified copies of records. If the records are for genealogical purposes check with the historical and genealogical societies in the area you are researching, it might be possible to get "genealogical" copies at a lower cost.
Last Updated: 29 August 2016   [Located in Category: US - Michigan]
Discover your Family History. Search 26,000 Family History Databases. Explore Birth, Marriage, Death, Census and Military Records.
Last Updated: 31 December 2014   [Located in Category: Gen Forums/Message Boards]
FamilySearch is a nonprofit family history organization dedicated to connecting families across generations. Search the catalog of genealogical materials (including books, online materials, microfilm, microfiche, and publications) made available by FamilySearch. Many items can be loaned to local Family History Centers around the world for your review.
Last Updated: 31 December 2014   [Located in Category: Beginners Help/Forms]
Family Tree Maker Magazine is a site with a multitude of genealogy research tips, resources and news for all levels of genealogists, from the beginner to the advanced researcher.
Last Updated: 27 January 2016   [Located in Category: Newspapers/Print Materials]
The Federation of East European Family History Societies (FEEFHS) was organized in 1992 to promote family research in eastern and central Europe. It provides a forum for individuals and organizations focused on a single country or group of people to exchange information and be updated on developments in the field.
Last Updated: 25 January 2016   [Located in Category: Emmigration/Immigration]
The Federation of East European Family History Societies (FEEFHS) has a vast map library to help genealogists locate ancestral villages.
Last Updated: 31 December 2014   [Located in Category: Maps/Town Locators]
At findmypast.co.uk you can search over 1.5 billion records for free, but you will need to pay to view the original images and transcriptions. Records collections available are: Births and baptisms, churches and religion, deaths and burials, census, land & surveys, education & work, institutions & organizations, military, armed forces & conflict, newspapers, directories and social history. Additionally the special collections, and travel & migrations could be very useful to the researcher.
Last Updated: 31 December 2014   [Located in Category: Emmigration/Immigration]
Kresy-Siberia Virtual Museum is dedicated to the Polish citizens who fought in the Eastern Borderlands of Poland, and in forced exile, during WWII.
Last Updated: 29 August 2016   [Located in Category: Photo Sites]
A variety of Galicia maps as well as of Southwest Russia.
Last Updated: 31 December 2014   [Located in Category: Maps/Town Locators]
The Gesher Galicia Map Room has Regional, and Cadastral maps. There are also general and street maps.
Last Updated: 31 December 2014   [Located in Category: Maps/Town Locators]
Gen Dobry is an e-zine, it is part of the Polish Roots site, which is rich in the latest news and upcoming events for researchers. You can receive this e-zine newsletter by supplying your email address.
Last Updated: 27 January 2016   [Located in Category: Newspapers/Print Materials]
The Fountaindale Public Library Genealogy Blog transmits research tips, notes, and other useful information for genealogy, family history, and local history researchers
Last Updated: 31 July 2016   [Located in Category: Blog Spots]
This site will allow for searches of vital records as well as information on scanned documents.
Last Updated: 29 August 2016   [Located in Category: Polish Research Sites]
Historic and contemporary maps of Europe, including physical and political maps, early history and empires, WWI maps, climate maps, relief maps, vegetation maps, population density and distribution maps, cultural maps, and economic/resource maps.
Last Updated: 31 December 2014   [Located in Category: Maps/Town Locators]
Multiple maps of the German Empire throughout history.
Last Updated: 31 December 2014   [Located in Category: Maps/Town Locators]
Research Information for Americans of German Descent.
Last Updated: 25 January 2016   [Located in Category: Sites - German/Germanic]
This site helps members research Germanic ancestors worldwide.
Last Updated: 25 January 2016   [Located in Category: Sites - German/Germanic]
Google site with access to literally thousands of newspapers.
Last Updated: 31 July 2016   [Located in Category: Newspapers/Print Materials]
Step-by-step guide to finding the records you want in the Polish Archives.
Last Updated: 17 August 2016   [Located in Category: Polish Research Sites]
This website provides general information on Halychyna/Eastern Galicia, a region that is often misunderstood or ignored in North America. This site should be the starting point for anyone researching their ancestral roots in Western Ukraine/Eastern Galicia.
Last Updated: 31 July 2016   [Located in Category: Sites - Galicia]
Lists of passengers on of vessels sailing from Hamburg between 1850 and 1934 survive in the Hamburg State Archive [Staatsarchiv], Bestand Auswandereramt. The passenger lists consist of two series: Direct and Indirect Lists. The direct list contains the names of those passengers on vessels that sailed from Hamburg directly to an overseas port. The indirect list containing the names of those passengers who proceded from Hamburg to an intermediate British or other European port, where they boarded other vessels for their ultimate destination.
Last Updated: 6 January 2016   [Located in Category: Emmigration/Immigration]
This website has an amazing amount of pictures of Detroit. Some of the pictures include Vanishing Buildings, a Pic 'o the Day Index, and Memories List.
Last Updated: 29 August 2016   [Located in Category: Photo Sites]
The Immigrant Ancestors Project, sponsored by the Center for Family History and Genealogy at Brigham Young University, uses emigration registers to locate information about the birthplaces of immigrants in their native countries, which is not found in the port registers and naturalization documents in the destination countries.
Last Updated: 31 December 2014   [Located in Category: Emmigration/Immigration]
Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild. 4,000+ Passenger Manifests in 14 Volumes plus numerous other passengers listed in Special Projects. Searches can be made by ship, departure, arrival, or year.
Last Updated: 31 December 2014   [Located in Category: Emmigration/Immigration]
The information on this site has been extracted from various government records, as well as the odd shipping record (mostly from the Allan Line).
Last Updated: 31 December 2014   [Located in Category: Emmigration/Immigration]
Various sources to help the Polish genealogists.
Last Updated: 31 December 2014   [Located in Category: Gen Forums/Message Boards]
The JewishGen Communities database has information about Jewish communities in Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East. This database contains each community's name in various languages, and political jurisdictions during different time periods.
Last Updated: 31 December 2014   [Located in Category: Maps/Town Locators]
Comprehensive database with over 99,043 locations. Locations are East of the Oder and Neisse Rivers, based on the borders of the eastern provinces in Spring 1918. Researcher can enter German/Polish town name to find current day name. Maps can be viewed or downloaded. There are 9 maps of East Prussia, 3 of West Prussia, 34 maps of Schlesien, and city maps of Breslau and Danzig.
Last Updated: 30 August 2016   [Located in Category: Maps/Town Locators]
Kris Rzepczynski is an archivist at the Archives of Michigan in Lansing, with a special interest in genealogy and local history. For more than 12 years, he's worked closely with local societies and researchers, both in assisting them with their research and in giving programs to their local groups.
Last Updated: 31 July 2016   [Located in Category: Blog Spots]
The Kujawian-Pomeranian Genealogical Society was created on 1 January 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms adopted in 1998. Cemetery information available.
Last Updated: 29 August 2016   [Located in Category: Polish Research Sites]
Maps and Information regarding the Kujawsko-Pomorskie region. The northern part of the province lies in Pomerania. It is the home of numerous beautiful towns such as Torun, Golub-Dobrzyn, Biskupin and Wenecja in a land which is primarily agricultural.
Last Updated: 31 December 2014   [Located in Category: Maps/Town Locators]
Maps held by the Library of Congress.
Last Updated: 31 December 2014   [Located in Category: Maps/Town Locators]
The Library of Michigan provides local history materials: city and county histories, newspapers clippings, vital records, cemetery transcriptions and plat maps can be accessed during the Library's business hours.
Last Updated: 31 July 2016   [Located in Category: Newspapers/Print Materials]
The mission of the Genealogy Department at the Balzakas Museum of Lithuanian Culture is to collect, catalog and preserve vital records and documents pertaining to the immigration history of Lithuanian Americans.
Last Updated: 31 July 2016   [Located in Category: Sites - Lithuania]
Lithuanian Global Genealogical Society provides assistance to its members, fellow genealogists, and those just starting their research on Lithuania, and family genealogy. LGGS is unique in that it is completely Internet/Web based. This site has approximately 75 databases with over 45,000+ individual records which are provided free.
Last Updated: 31 July 2016   [Located in Category: Sites - Lithuania]
Vilnews is an e-magazine which is considering a "Find Your Relatives" section to help those researching for family in Lithuania
Last Updated: 31 July 2016   [Located in Category: Sites - Lithuania]
Wikipedia website for Upper and Lower Silesia including maps of the area.
Last Updated: 31 December 2014   [Located in Category: Maps/Town Locators]
Newly launched website for the Lublin area of Poland.
Last Updated: 29 August 2016   [Located in Category: Polish Research Sites]
Use Google Translate to translate page. very slow loading.
Last Updated: 29 August 2016   [Located in Category: Polish Research Sites]
Search by Parish, surname, etc. Site is in Polish but easy to get around even for those with no Polish skills.
Last Updated: 29 August 2016   [Located in Category: Polish Research Sites]
This index covers selected records from Macomb County, Michigan funeral homes which have been indexed, transcribed or abstracted by members of the Macomb County Genealogy Group.
Last Updated: 17 August 2016   [Located in Category: Obituaries/Funerals/Cemeteries]
Digitized records available for review. Catholic as well as some Lutheran records, Index of Cemeteries, death index of soldiers killed in WWI.
Last Updated: 29 August 2016   [Located in Category: Polish Research Sites]
Map of territorial jurisdictions of the STATE ARCHIVES IN POLAND
Last Updated: 31 July 2016   [Located in Category: Polish Research Sites]
Over 300 detailed maps to assist the researcher.
Last Updated: 31 December 2014   [Located in Category: Maps/Town Locators]
The Michigan Cemetery Sources web site represents a compilation of published cemetery transcriptions located at the Library of Michigan and links to Michigan cemetery websites.
Last Updated: 21 August 2016   [Located in Category: Obituaries/Funerals/Cemeteries]
Michigan Census Finder is a tool designed to help you find sites which offer free Michigan census records online.
Last Updated: 21 August 2016   [Located in Category: Beginners Help/Forms]
The website provides a single entry point for all counties in Michigan, where collected databases are stored. In addition, the databases are indexed and cross-linked, so that even if an individual were found in more than one county, they could be located in the index.
Last Updated: 21 August 2016   [Located in Category: US - Michigan]
Use this website to find public records as well as local information from local county and city sources. Find information such as birth certificates, death certificates, marriage and divorce decrees, adoption records, property ownership and property tax values.
Last Updated: 21 August 2016   [Located in Category: Libraries/Foreign/Domestic]
Informational page hosted by Ancestry.com discussing the various vital records available to researchers. Researchers should confirm the cost of vital records obtained from Lansing as a prices may have increased.
Last Updated: 21 August 2016   [Located in Category: Beginners Help/Forms]
Free genealogy and ancestry search engine. The site is free but requires log-in. 14-day free trial.
Last Updated: 21 September 2016   [Located in Category: Major Genealogy Sites]
Mount Clemens Public Library's Genealogy Collection is available whenever the library is open. The library has over 3,000 books including major indexes, genealogies and record abstracts.
Last Updated: 31 July 2016   [Located in Category: Libraries/Foreign/Domestic]
This site will come in handy for those who want to use Polish diacriticals. Browse the link for other language helps.
Last Updated: 21 August 2016   [Located in Category: Beginners Help/Forms]
FamilySearch site: Michigan, Eastern District, Naturalization Index, 1907-1995
Last Updated: 29 August 2016   [Located in Category: US - Michigan]
This blog is about Niwiska, Poland, which is part of the Kolbuszowa dekanat. It includes the parishes in Cmolas, Domatkow, Kolbuszowa, Kosowy, Kupno, Niwiska, Ostrowy Tuszowskie, Poreby Dymarskie, Przedborz, Trzesowka and Werynia. Blogger has not updated since 2009 but usefully information may found.
Last Updated: 31 July 2016   [Located in Category: Blog Spots]
This site has a large collection of old 1: 100 000 maps of all the old former German areas, now part of Poland. They can supply tif file versions of these historic black and white maps of Prussia (Germany) for internet download at low cost.
Last Updated: 31 December 2014   [Located in Category: Maps/Town Locators]
Maps showing the boundary changes during the three Polish partitions. Website also has narratives of Polish history, ethnic and religious information, as well as, an explanation of three different record keeping systems during the three partitions.
Last Updated: 31 December 2014   [Located in Category: Maps/Town Locators]
The Olive Tree Genealogy, was created in February 1996 and was started to bring genealogists FREE genealogy records. Olive Tree Genealogy has more than 1,900 pages of free genealogy records to help you find your brick-wall ancestors and build your family tree.
Last Updated: 31 December 2014   [Located in Category: Emmigration/Immigration]
Blogger showcases the Polish settlers of Parisville, Michigan. This blog has not been updated since 2009 but still provides good information
Last Updated: 31 July 2016   [Located in Category: Blog Spots]
This list consists of descriptions of merchant vessels, both sail and steam, compiled by Michael Palmer over many years from a variety of sources. This site provides nice descriptions of the vessels as well as some photos. Much of this information is derived from secondary works and might contain errors but still worth a look.
Last Updated: 31 December 2014   [Located in Category: Emmigration/Immigration]
FamilySearch site with the latest information on the PGSM.
Last Updated: 21 August 2016   [Located in Category: Beginners Help/Forms]
The District Library has a collection of local newspapers archived on microfilm, some from as early as January 1874. Additionally, an index of obituaries is part of the collection going back to the 1920's. Some records are extractions of names only while from 2014 on complete obituaries are provided.
Last Updated: 31 July 2016   [Located in Category: Libraries/Foreign/Domestic]
Indexes of The Registry Office Records of the Roman-Catholic Parish in Plock from 1826-1907.
Last Updated: 31 July 2016   [Located in Category: Religious/Foreign & Domestic]
Wikimedia Commons site list churches in Poland by city. Church list will lead researcher to photos of the particular church.
Last Updated: 31 July 2016   [Located in Category: Religious/Foreign & Domestic]
Listing of the data collections to help trace your Polish Ancestors. Linked through the Ancestry.com site, the list shows some collections that are FREE to view.
Last Updated: 21 August 2016   [Located in Category: Beginners Help/Forms]
Databases include: Declarations, Polish Army, Polish Army casualty list-WWI, Index of church books records/parishes.
Last Updated: 29 August 2016   [Located in Category: Polish Research Sites]
Poland GenWeb Archives website has transcribed vital records from various districts.
Last Updated: 31 December 2014   [Located in Category: Gen Forums/Message Boards]
The State Archive offices listed are the central repositories for civil records found in the area served by each State Archive. Civil records more than 100 years old are housed at these archives.
Last Updated: 21 August 2016   [Located in Category: Polish Research Sites]
Purchase authentic Polish products online.
Last Updated: 31 July 2016   [Located in Category: Polish Products]
The Polish Art Center was originally founded in 1958, by Polish immigrant Joseph Kalenkiewicz. Located in downtown Hamtramck, the small Polish import shop was later sold in 1974 to Raymond and Joan Bittner. Since then, the Bittners have developed The Polish Art Center into one of the country's premier emporiums of Polish cultural and traditional goods. The Center is also an important member of the Hamtramck Polish community.
Last Updated: 31 July 2016   [Located in Category: Polish Products]
Several small towns in Poland publish information about their cemeteries. These constitute a priceless resource, especially if there is no biographical dictionary available for the particular region. Moreover, biographical information contained in the cemetery guides are often not to be found in general biographical dictionaries.
Last Updated: 21 August 2016   [Located in Category: Obituaries/Funerals/Cemeteries]
Alphabetical directory of over 9,772 Catholic churches in Poland
Last Updated: 31 July 2016   [Located in Category: Religious/Foreign & Domestic]
S & D Polish Deli. The only Polish store with more than 1000 products online.
Last Updated: 31 July 2016   [Located in Category: Polish Products]
The iPGS website has a wealth of information that shouldn't be missed by anyone researching in Poland.
Last Updated: 29 August 2016   [Located in Category: Polish Research Sites]
Listing of cities and municipalities in the Slaskie province of Poland.
Last Updated: 29 August 2016   [Located in Category: Polish Research Sites]
Genealogical Society-Heraldic founded in 1987. For those interested in Polish Heraldy.
Last Updated: 29 August 2016   [Located in Category: Polish Research Sites]
Good resource on how the researcher should compose letters to Polish Parishes.
Last Updated: 21 August 2016   [Located in Category: Beginners Help/Forms]
This site contains an extensive searchable database of records on approximately 87,135 passengers who arrived at the United States between 1834 through 1897 and identified their country of origin or nationality as Poland or Polish.
Last Updated: 31 July 2016   [Located in Category: Emmigration/Immigration]
This site is contains books, maps, letter, pictures, and newspapers that will be helpful for research in Poland. This site is in Polish.
Last Updated: 31 July 2016   [Located in Category: Libraries/Foreign/Domestic]
This website has much to offer, databases, forums, travel information, and a blog.
Last Updated: 31 December 2014   [Located in Category: Gen Forums/Message Boards]
Finding addresses of Polish Parishes can be difficult. This site makes that a little easier.
Last Updated: 31 July 2016   [Located in Category: Religious/Foreign & Domestic]
This is an index of microfilm available from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints containing Polish Parish records as well as a few American Parish records. The focus for this database has been Polish genealogy.
Last Updated: 31 July 2016   [Located in Category: Libraries/Foreign/Domestic]
This is an index of microfilm available from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints containing Polish Parish records as well as a few American Parish records. The focus for this database has been Polish genealogy.
Last Updated: 31 July 2016   [Located in Category: Religious/Foreign & Domestic]
List of Parishes in the Republic of Poland in 1934. Site indicates that this is a partial list and will be updated periodically.
Last Updated: 31 July 2016   [Located in Category: Religious/Foreign & Domestic]
PolishRoots covers all areas that were historically part of the Polish Commonwealth, from the 16th through the 18th centuries, throughout the years of partitions by Prussia, Russia, and Austria, through its rebirth in 1918, subsequent domination during World War II and post-War occupation, to its present freedom and struggle for independence through the latter 20th Century.
Last Updated: 29 August 2016   [Located in Category: Historical Sites/Collections]
Genealoger - Family History and Genealogy Services. Listed as one of the "50 Top Sites for Genealogy Research" by Internet Genealogy, Aug/Sept 2012.
Last Updated: 29 August 2016   [Located in Category: Sites - Pomerania]
The Pomorskie Towarzystwo Genealogiczne (PTG), which in English translates to the Pomeranian Genealogical Association. The PTG has many databases available, such as, christenings, marriages, deaths cemeteries, and monuments. Site can be converted to English text.
Last Updated: 29 August 2016   [Located in Category: Polish Research Sites]
This sites database contains information extracted from high school records of communities which existed in the Province of Posen, today the Wielkopolska or Poznania region of Poland.
Last Updated: 29 August 2016   [Located in Category: Polish Research Sites]
This historical map collection has over 45,000 maps and images online. The collection focuses on rare 18th and 19th century North American and South American maps and other cartographic materials. Historic maps of the World, Europe, Asia, and Africa are also represented.
Last Updated: 31 December 2014   [Located in Category: Maps/Town Locators]
This database for the Poznan region presently contains 1,021,574 marriages to search as of November 2013. Our goal is to transcribe the 19th century marriage records from the historic Greater Poland (then Prussian Province of Poznan) into a searchable online database. You are welcome to ask Łukasz Bielecki about how to obtain copies of records found in the database or how to further research your Poznan/Posen ancestors.
Last Updated: 29 August 2016   [Located in Category: Polish Research Sites]
Search for civil records in the Radom Diocese Archives. Site shows extracted record information fee is required to view document.
Last Updated: 31 July 2016   [Located in Category: Religious/Foreign & Domestic]
Rootsweb message board for former Polish provinces.
Last Updated: 31 December 2014   [Located in Category: Gen Forums/Message Boards]
The world's largest online genealogy community with over 25 Million posts on more than 198,000 boards.
Last Updated: 31 December 2014   [Located in Category: Gen Forums/Message Boards]
Introduction to East European Archival Databases: Jewish genealogists seeking family documents from Eastern Europe are now able to search this single online source for listings of their ancestral towns. The database includes the combined archival holdings in Belarus, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland and Ukraine (as well as selected archive holdings from archives in Russia, Latvia, and Romania). Also are included are documents from civil registration offices in Poland (Urzad Stanu Cwyilnego offices) and civil registration offices in Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova (ZAGS Offices); the Jewish Historical Institute (Warsaw, Poland); Pinkassim collection of the V. Vernadskyi Library (Kiev, Ukraine); Regional Museum (Ostrog, Ukraine) and the private collection of Rabbi Moishe Leib Kolesnik (Ivano Frankivsk, Ukraine).
Last Updated: 29 August 2016   [Located in Category: Sites - Eastern Europe]
This site contains an extensive searchable database of records on 406,121 passengers who arrived at the United States between 1834 through 1897 and identified their country of origin or nationality as Armenia, Finland, Galicia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, Russian Poles, or Ukraine.
Last Updated: 31 July 2016   [Located in Category: Sites - Russia]
Website with a variety of useful information. Site is in Polish.
Last Updated: 31 July 2016   [Located in Category: Sites - Russia]
Blogger Derek Davey's blog introduces a variety of topics relating to genealogical research topics and Southeast Michigan.
Last Updated: 31 July 2016   [Located in Category: Blog Spots]