[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] St Petersburg Archives for births1904-05

Jan Textor textor at oncable.dk
Sun Apr 4 23:46:30 PDT 2004

The Polish State Archives do have records from the Rozyszcze Lutheran
(Evangelic-Augsburgian) parish.   The good news is that they have complete
holdings of birth records for the period 1860-1939, but the bad news is that
they only have indexes of the birth records for the years 1860-1861 and

You can search their data base of vital records and civil registers at this

Jan Textor, Denmark

> -----Original Message-----
> From: ger-poland-volhynia-bounces at eclipse.sggee.org
> [mailto:ger-poland-volhynia-bounces at eclipse.sggee.org]On Behalf Of
> PnSWork at aol.com
> Sent: Monday, April 05, 2004 6:10 AM
> To: maurmike at bellatlantic.net; ger-poland-volhynia at eclipse.sggee.org
> Subject: Re: FW: [Ger-Poland-Volhynia] St Petersburg Archives for
> births1904-05
> Hi all,
>     I seem to recall seeing a message on the AGOFF-L mailing list which
> mentioned that a member of the list had obtained records from the
> Rozyszcze parish for years not covered by the microfilmed records from
> the Polish Archives in Warsaw.  I don't have access to the AGOFF-L
> archives or I'd look up the message for you.  According to this message
> the Archiwum Glowne Akt Dawnych (AGAD) in Warsaw had several church
> books from the Rozyszcze parish which had not been microfilmed.  I have
> no idea if they have other church records or exactly what they have there.
> Take care,
>     -Paul
> >> At 08:36 PM 02/04/2004 -0500, Michael & Maureen McHenry wrote:
> >>  I think I have an idea to break my impasse. My grandmother returned
> >> to the homeland to have her first child. According to the
> returning ship
> >> record to America (with her daughter Ottilie) in May 1906 she lived in
> >> Bristol, Ct from 1902 to 1905. She also states her daughter was born in
> >> America. But Ottilie own declaration is that she was born in Jalowice.
> >> Her "official birthday" was January 1904. It seems clear that she was
> >> born in Jalowice in either 1904 or 1905. Her mother wanted to place the
> >> birth in America for the purpose of citizenship. Is it possible to
> >> check the records for her birth in Jalowice? The St Petersburg records
> >> don't seem to cover passed 1900.
> At 11:37 AM, April 03, 2004, Jerry Frank wrote:
> > Actually the St. Pete extractions stop in 1885 but the records, which
> > are very difficult to access, go well beyond that and exist in the St.
> > Petersburg Archives.
> > Some records do exist for these later years but they are sporadic and
> > access generally involves the hiring of a local researcher in Rowno or
> > Luck.  Perhaps some other list members can offer suggestions for that.

More information about the Ger-Poland-Volhynia mailing list