Hello, I would like to take the opportunity to share a Q & A interview that I have conducted with Adeline Sopa. Adeline Sopa has been a great inspiration for me and anyone who is passionate about Kashubian research. Whenever I start researching my Kashubian ancestry or heritage I find an article written by Adeline. […]
Hello, I had a chance to complete an initial search through the Zlotow Parish Films. The films are complete (Death, Marriage, and Baptisms) and very legible. It looks as though my assumption, that most of the Kobs families who lived on the South Side of Milwaukee, were indeed related. I am still gathering records to […]
Hello, I have some good news. The other day, I have received my grandmother’s birth certificate from the Wisconsin Vital Records, which is located in Madison, Wisconsin. I had to pay $20.00 for a copy of the record. My grandmother was born on February 23, 1931, so I had to order it by mail because […]
Hello, This weekend I will be posting a Q & A interview with Adeline Sopa. The answers to this interview should be of interest to anyone doing Kashubian and/or Portage County research. Best Regards,alwierz
Hello, Have you ever stumbled onto a hot lead? Have you ever thought that you have found a goldmine of information, a can’t miss sure thing? Well, that’s what I thought I had found a couple weeks ago… I was discussing old pictures with a friend, when he asked if I had any older Aunts […]
Hello, Below is an article that gives info on the Wilno, Ontario Kashubs. Enjoy! Polish-Canadians celebrate heritagePosted By BY TINA PEPLINSKIE, STAFF WRITERPosted 3 days agohttp://www.thedailyobserver.ca/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=1099949 The 150th anniversary of Canadian Kashubs was recently celebrated on Parliament Hill.Wilno Heritage Society president Dave Shulist was invited to speak at the reception, hosted by Prime Minister Stephen […]
Hello, The family and I, have just gotten back from vacation in upper Wisconsin/Michigan. The fiancee has family that live there, so we try to visit yearly during the summer. It was a great time and can’t wait until we go up there again! With the weekend winding down and the work week slowly creeping […]
Hello, The latest edition of the Polish Roots newsletter, Gen Dobry!, was sent out via email last night. If you have not seen or subscibed, you should do so. This newsletter contains valuable Polish Genealgy information, with links and more… The new edition contains links and information about Genealogy Societies in Poland. I have listed […]
Hello, Recently, I came across a post regarding a new indexing project. This new transcription project is called FamiliySearch Indexing, which is operated by the LDS. I have volunteered to help index for some of the projects. First, you need to download the software and then each project has its own specific instructions to follow. […]
Hello, The other day, I was able to order one of the Zlotow Parish films at the Brookfield FHC. This film could be the key to connecting the St. Stanislaus-Milwaukee Kobs together. The information I have gathered so far and the baptisms from this Zlotow film, should be the proof I need to establish the […]
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