April 2014 Meeting


Understanding and Exploring Your Polish Genealogy

Saturday, April 12, 2014
10:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Free to Attend. Open to the Public.

Central Meeting Room, 2nd Floor, Central Branch, Buffalo & Erie County Public Library, 1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo, New York 14203

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10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Brief WNYGS Business Meeting
10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Presentation with Questions and Answers

Join us as David Newman, the vice-president of the Polish Genealogical Society of New York State, discusses Poland’s history and how the country’s borders have changed throughout the years. Discover which five languages are most commonly found in Polish genealogical documents. Learn best practices for researching Polish surnames. Information on various Polish genealogical reference works will also be included.

Other representatives from the PGSNYS, including president, Denise Oliansky, and secretary, Dolores Ferguson, will be in attendance to update participants on the organization’s ongoing efforts, answer audience questions, and provide surname look-ups from the Society’s databases.

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Last updated: Wednesday, March 6, 2014