The wife and I went to the grocery store and look what we found…. Pączki! I am having 2 dozen Raspberry filled Pączki being sent by the Polish Center of Wisconsin to the office on Tuesday for the co-workers and I. These custard filled Pączki are for now until Tuesday, mmmm. Not quite what Grandma […]
For those of you that research your ancestry in Milwaukee, the death notice search on the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel website has been greatly reduced. I came across a post on the “Milwaukee – Family History & Genealogy Message Board” that details the search function issue. The post can be found here: Milwaukee Journal/Sentinel Historic Archive […]
Hello, I’ve added another page to the blog. This page is titled “Kociewie Region Research”. I’ve added two Słownik Geograficzny translations that I did back in 2012 and a map of the larger parishes within the region. The parishes that I’ve done research in are Zblewo, Lubichowo, Starogard Gdański, Pinczyn, and Pogódki. Another parish that […]
Hello, I would like to note that as time goes on I will add new pages to this blog. Each page will be concerned with a specific region of Poland that I am researching. The pages will include maps, parish information, history, and any other bits of information that I find for the specific area/region/people. […]
Hello, I’d like to share an article that was posted on OnMilwaukee.com’s website (onmilwaukee.com). The article is about a concertina bar on Milwaukee’s south side. The bar was very close to where I grew up in Milwaukee. I was in the area way too many times to count. A few years ago, I stopped into […]
Hello, I’d like to share an article that was posted on OnMilwaukee.com’s website (onmilwaukee.com). The article is about Milwaukee’s Kashubian population that lived on Jones Island. The article gives some history about Jones Island and the Kashubian region of Poland. Check it out: Kaszube’s Park marks an interesting past Here are some points to keep […]
Hello, I’d like to share some new online resources that have been created by Archives.com. The new resources can be found on their Family Heritage webpage. The resources are free and are broken into country specific webpages. Check them out and you may find the resources helpful. There’s one for Poland too! Best Regards,Al
Hello, I’d like to share an article that was posted on the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s website (jsonline.com). The article is about Ben’s Cycle shop located on Milwaukee’s south side. The article gives a bit of history, incorporates some Polish heritage, and promotes their new bicycle repair classes. I grew up not too far from Ben’s […]
Hello, Today I had the opportunity to attend the Milwaukee County Genealogical Society’s (MCGS) June meeting. I had planned to attend this meeting to share my interest in forming and leading a Polish Area Research Group through the MCGS. I was lucky enough to let the MCGS know about my interest before their deadline for […]
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