Looking for your ancestors is based on working with documents. During your genealogical research you will have to read a lot of them. Following materials can be useful: metrics, censuses, judical and notarial documents, acts from universities, parties, associations, various organizations and institutions. Family archives Family archives inform about situation of the house, and very often contain some helpful data. If you are lucky, you can also find there couple of information about leaseholders and
Harry Kurek’s family history and pursuit of missing pieces We have recently worked on a case for Harry Kurek. He is one of our clients, was born and live in the USA. Harry is a member of the Polish Genealogical Society who is actively seeking for his Polish roots. All his granparents emigrated from Galicia to States in the early 90’s. Jan Kurek, Harry’s grandfather was born in 1871, in house 23 in Poznachowice Dolne.
Save from oblivion More and more people wish to discover their roots. Unfortunately to do that you not only need time but also specific knowledge for example languages used during the partition of Poland and Latin. Being a genealogist is much like the work of private detective. Nevertheless satisfaction gained from finding ancestors or key information is worth every effort put in it. During our everyday work we often run into wide diversity of cases