From Milwaukee Area Polish Researchers Group
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Here are the links that were mentioned in our meetings:
- Films Currently at the Hales Corners Family History Library as of 10/14/2010 - Google Docs Link
- Judith Frazin book on Polish Jewish Genealogy
- WorldNames - The maps, tables and information presented about names on this website are derived from the analysis of large databases of name records across the world.
- Polish Surnames Mailing List
- The Cohens (Jewish Genealogy)
- SteveMorse.org - many helpful genealogy search forms and information
- TypeIt - This is the easiest way found to do alphabetic characters for foreign languages
- Dynastree Maps - Distribution of a name in the US
- Street Address changes in many cities across the US, including Milwaukee
- Francines Family History Page - Here is a site that has a lot of transcribed Polish records, people who settled in Minnesota and Wisconsin
- Milwaukee Neighborhood Maps
- Milwaukee Street Guide
- Milwaukee Street Re-Numbering Info
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Archives - if you search by date the archives will allow you to search either the Milwaukee Journal (1884-1995), the Milwaukee Sentinel (1909-1995), or the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (1995-2007)
- Digital Sanborn Maps of Milwaukee - 1894 and 1910 - You can look at the maps and find the exact location of a house before the address overhaul in 1931, among other neat things.
- Milwaukee Polonia Project - Linking the Polish-American Families of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
- Avotanyu - the leading publisher of products of interest to persons who are researching Jewish genealogy, Jewish family trees or Jewish roots.
- Poland GenWeb
- Genealogy of Halychyna/Eastern Galicia
- Catholic Diocese's in Poland - the map includes links that will take you to the Dioceses' websites
- Map of the State Archives in Poland - for reference purposes
- Gen Dobry! - the e-zine of PolishRoots
- Common Polish First Names - There was some discussion of naming patterns for Polish children. Children tended to be named after the saint whose feast day was closest to the day they were born. Here's a website that covers that issue.
- Kartenmeister - contains 91,024 locations with over 38,691 name changes once, and 5,500 twice and more. Included in this database are the following provinces: Eastprussia, including Memel, Westprussia, Brandenburg, Posen, Pomerania, and Silesia. It currently list most towns or points, points being: Mills, some bridges, battlefields, named trees, cenotaphs etc.
- Map links of Poland
- Steve Danko's blog (administrative district history of Russian Poland)
- Slownik Geograficzny (descriptions and historical information of lands of Poland)
- moikrewni.pl - Want to know how widespread your surname is in Poland?
- Stanley Frymark's latest list of parishes filmed in the Pomorskie area of Poland (around Gdansk) Google Docs Link
- Ksiegi parafialne ("Parish Books" in English)
- The Prussian Army Project - The "Deutsche Verlustlisten" is a searchable database of the Prussian Army personnel losses.
- FamilySearch - Online Germany, Pomerania Church Records, 1544-1945 - Evangelical Lutheran and Roman Catholic church records and transcripts for a portion of historic Pomerania now split between Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany and Szczecin, Poland. Includes births, marriages, and death records.
- PTG Pomeranian Genealogical Society (North Western Poland)
- Geneteka (all of Poland)
- Index of Polish marriages until 1899 (various areas of Poland)
- Poznan Project (area around Poznan)
- Basia (area south of Poznan)
- Lublin Project (area around Lublin)
- Virtual Shtetl - devoted to the Jewish history of Poland
- JewishGen - The JewishGen Communities Database and JewishGen Gazetteer
- GenTeam - is an organization of genealogists or historians who produce databases on their own or as a part of a group, and who offer these databases to all researchers without any fee, only a simple registration is required. There are more than 4.6 million records, with more than 5 Million individuals.
- Reading German script - Brigham Young University has an online tutorial for reading German script.
- Russian and Ukrainian phone directories - "Телефонные справочники" for Russian directories and "телефонний довідник" for Ukrainian.
- Wilno, Canada Kashubs
- Online Database of Canadian Naturalization 1915–1951 - Library and Archives Canada (LAC) has released a new version of the nominal index with the addition of more than 91,000 names that now covers the years from 1915 to 1936, inclusively. Work is ongoing to extend the nominal index to 1951