[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Another assortment of links and stuff....

Helen Gillespie gilleh23 at gmail.com
Tue May 17 06:11:20 PDT 2016

To the List,

Although the website focuses on Jewish genealogy, if you have Galician
connections and want info on archives, history, village and town names,
maps, family names, and much more, try this site:

A database with village and town names  :

If you are interested in learning about the Polish language - history,
written, oral, and even Polish 101

Scroll to the bottom of the site and you can choose another Slavic
language  - Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Kashubian,
Macedonian, Montenegrin, Old Church Slavonic, Polish, Russian, Rusyn,
Serbian, Silesian, Slovak, Slovenian, Sorbian, Ukrainian, West Polesian

As this site seems to have ALL languages, the German one is

There are German dialect variations as well.  Who knew the Scots language
was related to German?  Always wondered why my ex's Scottish Aunts
understood some of my German.

For those whose ancestors went to Saskatchewan:

Just discovered a source for probate records for Manitoba


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