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The family tree : Polish, Czech & Slovak genealogy guide : how to trace your family tree in Eastern Europe / Lisa A. Alzo.

Alzo, Lisa A., (author.).

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  • 5 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola LOCAL HIST & GEN 929.1072 ALZ (Text) 33118000172492 Reference: Local History Collection Available -
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLG 929.138 A478FA (Text) 00000106242381 Genealogy New Book Display Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon HER 929.1072 ALZ (Text) 34330512979163 Heritage Center Available -
Lincoln Heritage PL - Dale Main Library IND 929.1 ALZ (Text) 70743000156781 Indiana Room Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield IC 929.1 Alzo (Text) 31208912244540 local history & genealogy Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1440343276
  • ISBN: 9781440343278
  • Physical Description: 239 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : Family Tree Books, [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 216-227) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 1. Linking your family tree to Polish, Czech, and Slovak localities. Your Polish, Czech, or Slovak heritage ; Jump-starting your Polish, Czech, and Slovak research ; Identifying your immigrant ancestor -- The history of Poland ; The history of the Czech and Slovak republics -- 2. Getting to know the old country. Understanding Eastern European geography ; Languages, surnames, and given names -- 3. Tracing your family in Poland, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia. Vital records ; Census records ; Military records ; Other record resources -- Heritage travel and on-site research -- 4. Advanced sources and strategies. Putting it all together ; What to do when you get stuck.
Summary, etc.: Trace your Eastern European ancestors from American shores back to the old country. This in-depth guide will walk you step-by-step through the exciting-- and challenging-- journey of finding your Polish, Czech, or Slovak roots. You'll learn how to identify immigrant ancestors, find your family's town of origin, locate key genealogical resources, decipher foreign-language records, and untangle the region's complicated history. The book also includes timelines, sample records, resource lists, and sample record request letters to aid your research.
Subject: Europe, Eastern > Genealogy.
Poland > Genealogy.
Czech Republic > Genealogy.
Slovakia > Genealogy.
Europe, Eastern > Emigration and immigration.
United States > Emigration and immigration.
Polish people > Genealogy.
Czechs > Genealogy.
Slovaks > Genealogy.

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