Hello, I’ve created a new page called Nieszawa Registers of Permanent Population on this website that can be used as a reference for searching the Włocławek archives population registers on the Poland Genealogical Society’s (Polskiego Towarztstwa Genealogicznego) website called Poczekalnia. I’ll update the website page to list the villages that are in each register book […]
Hello, In my post titled, Population Registers from Wloclawek Archives, I noted that scans of the records were made available for viewing on the Poland Genealogical Society’s website Poczekalnia. The population registers are divided into various books. Some of these books contain the resident information by gmina (municipality), while others are divided by city/year. Many […]
Hello, I’d like to share some good news from the Włocławek Archives (which is a branch of the Toruń Archive) website’s news section. The news is relatively old, but the information is still valuable to share. According to the news article called, Podpisanie umowy na digitalizację akt metrykalnych, the Toruń and Bydgoszcz Archives are working […]
Hello, In the past few months, Poland’s Genealogical Society added a number of Population Registers from the Włocławek Archives onto their website. The scans are viewable on the section of the website called Poczekalnia (which translates to waiting room). The Population Registers, called Księgi Ludności, are mostly from the southeastern section of Kujawsko-Pomorskie. Specifically, from […]
Hello, Here is a summary of my 32 3x Greats: Format is as follows: Number, name, birth date, place of birth (village, municipality, county, state, country), Polish partition, death date, place of death (village, municipality, county, state, country), and ethnicity. 1) Bartłomiej Wierzba – b. abt. 1785, c. Lipusz, Kościerzyna, Pomorskie, Poland (Prussian Poland). d. […]
Hello, Here is a summary, which includes my recent additions, of my 16 Great-Greats: Format is as follows: Number, name, birth date, place of birth (village, municipality, county, state, country), Polish partition, death date, place of death (village, municipality, county, state, country), and ethnicity. 1) Wincenty Wierzba – b. 28 Jan 1838, Tuszkowy, Lipusz, Koscierzyna, […]
Hello, I’d like to share information regarding a new online collection that will be unveiled this weekend at Milwaukee’s Polish fest. The collection is from UW-Milwaukee and includes photographs from Milwaukee’s Polish history. More information regarding the details of the collection can be found here. A direct link to the online collection can be found […]
One of the things that I enjoy most about researching my ancestry is learning the local history of my ancestors. The majority of the time the history is from a place or country that is completely foreign to me. The local history can give insight to the life and times of my ancestors. The difficult […]
Navigating through various Polish Diocese websites will generally be similar for one and all. I’d like to give a basic navigation overview, specifically for the Pelpliń Diocese website in this post. Below is a screenshot of the Pelpliń Diocese homepage. Diecezja Pelplińska. (2013). Strona główna. Retrieved February 22, 2014, from http://diecezja-pelplin.pl/ In the […]
Hello, I’d like to let readers know that there could be changes coming to this blog. Recently, I had to move the RSS feed (including: email and reader subscriptions) of this blog to Feedblitz. Unfortunately, I may need to make more dramatic changes. Based on the monthly cost of Feedblitz and the uncertainty of Google […]
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