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Seminar Schedule for 2009

I am pleased to be presenting a number of genealogy lectures in the upcoming months. I hope to see my friends and faithful readers at one or more of these events! Wednesday, February 25, 2009, 7:30 PM “Eastern European Genealogy – Finding Ancestors … Continue reading

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The Birth and Baptism of Edward Milewski – 1832

Edward Milewski, son of Baltazar Milewski and Teresa Milewska, was born on 27 Jul 1832 in Malonki, województwo płockie, Congress Kingdom of Poland. He was baptized in the parish church in Karniewo, województwo płockie, Congress Kingdom of Poland on 28 Jul 1832. Continue reading

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The Birth and Baptism of Ferdynand Milewski – 1827

Ferdynand Milewski, son of Baltazar Milewski and Teresa Milewska, was born on 09 Jan 1827 in Malonki, województwo płockie, Congress Kingdom of Poland. He was baptized in the parish church in Karniewo, województwo płockie, Congress Kingdom of Poland on 11 Jan 1827. Continue reading

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Just Look at What We're Wearing!

footnoteMaven has asked for submission on costume for the next edition of Smile for the Camera. This photo, taken in about 1936 shows my mother’s family dressed to the nines for their photograph. You’ve just gotta love those knickers, the argyle socks, and the collar on Nat’s dress! Continue reading

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General Map of the Kingdom of Poland

The first map in the Illustrated Geographic Atlas of the Kingdom of Poland is one entitled General Map of the Kingdom of Poland Divided into Gubernias and Powiats. Continue reading

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The Illustrated Geographic Atlas of the Kingdom of Poland

The Atlas geograficzny illustrowany Królestwa Polskiego or, in English, The Illustrated Geographic Atlas of the
Kingdom of Poland, was published by J. M. Bazewicz in Warsaw in 1907. Continue reading

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Index to the Illustrated Geographic Atlas of the Kingdom of Poland – Powiat Janowski

The Polish Genealogical Society of America (PGSA) hosts a project to index the Illustrated Geographic Atlas of the Kingdom of Poland and I indexed the villages of Powiat Janowski. The section numbers in my index refer to the sections drawn on the map of Powiat Janowski on the PGSA website. Click on the map below to enlarge it. Continue reading

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Index to the Illustrated Geographic Atlas of the Kingdom of Poland – Powiat Koniński

The Polish Genealogical Society of America (PGSA) hosts a project to index the Illustrated Geographic Atlas of the Kingdom of Poland and I indexed the villages of Powiat Koniński. The section numbers in my index refer to the sections drawn on the map of Powiat Koniński on the PGSA website. Click on the map below to enlarge it. Continue reading

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Index to the Illustrated Geographic Atlas of the Kingdom of Poland – Powiat Gostyński

The Polish Genealogical Society of America (PGSA) hosts a project to index the Illustrated Geographic Atlas of the Kingdom of Poland and I indexed the villages of Powiat Gostyński. The section numbers in my index refer to the sections drawn on the map of Powiat Gostyński on the PGSA website. Click on the map below to enlarge it. Continue reading

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Index to the Illustrated Geographic Atlas of the Kingdom of Poland – Powiat Augustowski

The Polish Genealogical Society of America (PGSA) hosts a project to index the Illustrated Geographic Atlas of the Kingdom of Poland and I indexed the villages of Powiat Augustowski. The section numbers in my index refer to the sections drawn on the map of Powiat Augustowski on the PGSA website. Click on the map below to enlarge it. Continue reading

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