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Moszyce, Lower Silesia

Moszyce, Lower Silesia

Well, after analyzing blurry pieces of the handwriting and studying a map of Poland, I eventually came up with the idea of the place mentioned in the letter. But the letter was sent in 1957! Who knows if the family still lives in the same place? maybe their...
Zieliniec, Greater Poland

Zieliniec, Greater Poland

Some time ago we were contacted by a client who wanted to find out more about his grandfather. He knew his name, surname, date of birth, place of birth  – Poznań, and his mother’s name. After a short research, we found out that he was not actually from Poznań but...
Katowice, Silesia

Katowice, Silesia

Some time ago we started looking for a house of our client’s ancestor and her grave armed with the lady’s death record that clearly stated her last address as well as the address of her son-in-law. Having these two pieces of information we came to the city of...
Kolomyja, Ukraine

Kolomyja, Ukraine

Once we found all the records we were able to locate in Poland we headed to Ukraine to a city of Kolomya. Our first stop there were a post office and a registry office. Sadly no telephone books mentioning the names we were interested in were kept at the post office...
Żarnowa, Rzeszów

Żarnowa, Rzeszów

As it comes to the research based on the records not older than 100 years the story gets a bit more complicated. Polish law protects personal data and i.e. birth records issued after 1917 are not available to the public. The main goal of the research was to find any...
Białogóra, Gródek

Białogóra, Gródek

The request contained a very valuable information – the name of the place of origin of the family that emigrated to the US in early 1900’s. However, our client hit a brick wall – he could not locate that place on a map. That’s a very common challenge because of...