Six Websites for Polish Genealogy Research
6/24/2014
Researching Polish ancestors? Don't miss these six stellar genealogy websites for tracking family in Poland.
Upwards of 10 million Americans and 1 million Canadians claim Polish roots. They share the legacy of Polonia, a diaspora that built communities abroad while the Polish homeland suffered more than a century of partition by neighboring powers. Migrating borders, name changes and language barriers can hamper your roots research in Poland, but you now have more help than ever before. In her Family Tree University Virtual Conference class Online Resources for Polish Research, Lisa A. Alzo outlined a dozen go-to websites for researching ancestors in Poland. These seven free sites can save you loads of legwork in locating ancestral hometowns and figuring out where to look for records.