Language Classes for Genealogists – 2020

LANGUAGE CLASSES FOR GENEALOGISTS In response to member requests, the PGSCTNE is pleased to offer the following mini-courses which will provide language training to enable you to read nineteenth century birth, marriage and death records in Polish and Russian generated in the Russian partition of...

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Bloomfield New Jersey Marriage Records Added

We are pleased to announce the addition of 1,595 records from Bloomfield, New Jersey to our Polish American Marriage Records database. These records were the result of the hard work of our PGSCTNE volunteers who painstakingly reviewed, corrected and indexed all the original documents by hand. If...

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PGSCTNE Visits New Britain Library History Room

On September 28th, members of the PGSCTNE were given a private tour of the Local History Room located in the New Britain Public Library. The history room contains a large collection of records related to the history of New Britain, including many documents specific to the local Polish community....

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Creating Databases For You

Every Wednesday morning a dedicated group of PGSCTNE volunteers gather to work on society projects. We proofread material typed by at-home volunteers for our data bases, scan materials, index records, sort and catalogue newspapers, inventory publications and do a myriad of tasks to create...

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Understanding Estate Inventories

The estate inventories first and foremost purpose is taxation and enumerating the duties and obligations of the serfs who labored on the estates themselves or in villages owned by the same landowner. While finances are the raison d’être of such documents, they are not devoid, as you will see, of...

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