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What is geneteka?

What is geneteka?

“Geneteka” is a database hosted by Polish Genealogical Society website. It is the biggest database concerning Polish genealogy, which contains over 30 milion indexes from many regions of Poland. The database and its indexes are prepared by volunteers.

Where can I find a Polish genealogy database?

Polish Genealogical Society of America—Research Databases The online search is a free feature from the Polish Genealogical Society of America. The site offers records of births, cemetery burials, death indexes, and other data culled from Polish churches, Polish-language newspapers, and other sources in cities and states across America.

What is the Pradziad database?

The PRADZIAD database (Programme for the Registration of Records from Parish and Civil Registration Offices) of the State Archives of Poland contains data on parish and civil registers preserved in state archives; Archdiocesan and Diocesan archives, and Jewish and Roman Catholic parish registers from the Civil Registration Office in Warsaw.

Why does geneteka only show “Z” and “a” infodots?

However, the page showing death records that mention these surnames only has “Z” and “A” infodots, and only two of the records are linked to scans. This is a pretty typical result for Geneteka, and it arises because of the way Geneteka is created.

Can You Help Us index geneteka?

Maybe you don’t feel comfortable with indexing, or don’t have the time? You can still help out by making a donation to the project. Although all the records for both Geneteka and its sister site, Metryki, are indexed or photographed by volunteers, the PTG still must pay for server space to host these online, and those costs add up.

What has changed at geneteka?

But today, let’s focus on Geneteka. At Geneteka’s home page, not much has changed. Here’s the page with English chosen as the language: