Poland Genealogy Research Using the Wiki--Video Series
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Poland Genealogy Research Using the Wiki
The Wiki Wizard videos give instructions for Poland birth, marriage, and death civil certificates and church records to discover the genealogy and history of your German and Polish ancestors.
Wiki Wizard in Poland with the FamilySearch Research Wiki Videos[edit | edit source]
- Poland Research With the Wiki Part 1 of 18: The Poland Genealogy Main Page: Learning how to use the Poland Genealogy Main Page of the FamilySearch Research Wiki as an index of links to genealogical record articles, online records, and articles about genealogical research in Poland.
- Poland Research With the Wiki Part 2 of 18: Poland Maps ESSENTIAL: MUST WATCH!: Understanding the historical geography of Poland plays a vital role in successfully locating family history records. Study maps that are crucial to genealogy in Poland.
- Poland Research With the Wiki Part 3 of 18: Identifying Your Ancestor in Poland: Home Records: Learn to search your home and relatives' homes and how to interview relatives to discover the town where your ancestors lived in Poland so that you can further your family history research in genealogical records.
- Poland Research with the Wiki Part 4 of 18: Identifying Your Ancestor in Poland: U.S. Records: Learning to use census records, vital records, military records, cemetery records, obituaries, and Social Security records to discover the name of the town in Poland where your ancestors lived so you can do further family history research in genealogical records.
- Poland Research With the Wiki Part 5 of 18: U. S. Immigration and Citizenship: Learning to find U.S. naturalization and immigration records to discover the town where your ancestors lived in Poland so you can further your family history research in genealogical records.
- Poland Research With the Wiki Part 6 of 18: Poland Civil Registration and Church Records: Civil registration and Church records are the two major record groups for family research in Poland. Use the features of the Research Wiki to learn their definitions, time availability, contents, and how to locate them.
- Poland Research With the Wiki Part 7 of 18: Poland Gazetteers: Learn how to use Poland gazetteers to determine the church parish and civil registrar's office that had jurisdiction over your ancestors' home in Poland.
- Poland Research With the Wiki Part 8 of 18: Poland Province (Voivodeship) Pages: Learn to use the features of a Poland Wiki Voivodeship (Province) page: finding aids, online databases, FamilySearch catalog links, addresses fo archives, offices, and churches, and reading aids, all specific to the particular province.
- Poland Research With the Wiki Part 9 of 18: Poland Finding Aids: Learn how to use the many finding aids for Poland records developed by many interested groups. A finding aid will show you which church and civil records are available and the archive or online location of the record.
- Poland Research With the Wiki Part 10 of 18: Poland Online Databases: Learn how to use finding aids developed by Poland archives and other organizations to find church and civil registration records, the archives where they are stored, and possible online databases.
- Poland Research With the WikiPart 11 of 18: Poland FamilySearch Collections: Learn how to locate and navigate through Poland church and civil records in the FamilySearch Historical Records collection and others listed in the FamilySearch catalog.
- Poland Research With the Wiki Part 12 of 18: Poland PRADZIAD and National Archives: Learn how to use the PRADZIAD database index of the Poland National Archives and some church archives. Learn how to navigate through the Poland National Archives to find online church records and civil registration.
- Poland Research With the Wiki Part 13 of 18: Poland Church Archives: Learn how to find Poland church records and civil registration in Catholic church archives. Learn how to use Archion and Lutheran finding aids for Lutheran church records.
- Research With the Wiki Part 14 of 18: Writing for Poland Records: Learn to use the Poland Letter Writing Guide to request church records and civil registration.
- Poland Research With the Wiki Part 15 of 18: Poland and Reading Languages: Learn to use genealogical word lists and reading aids to read Poland church records and civil registration in Polish, German, Latin, and Russian. Find classes and how-to guides that will train you in the language skills you will need. Learn to use transliteration tools to enable you to read genealogical records in the Cyrillic alphabet.
- Poland Research With the Wiki Part 16 of 18: Search Strategy and Poland Case Study: This lesson demonstrates using an organized strategy for compiling a Poland family group from church records/civil registration.
- Poland Research With the Wiki Part 17 of 18: Ortsfamilienbücher for Prussian Poland: Learn how to locate and use compiled town genealogies (Ortsfamilienbücher) commonly available for Prussian Poland.
- Poland Research With the Wiki Part 18 of 18: Jewish Research in Poland: Learn about important databases for genealogy research about your Jewish ancestors from Poland.