Genealogy of Poles fundation
The Foundation of Reinstatement Cultural and National Heritage
polska wersja

During preserving disovered parish documentsGenealogy isn't just about painting ancestors’ tree. A true goal of real genealogist is always to get know better those ancestor who we had no chance to know by ourselves. Places, things, roads from the past show real life of those people. This is beautiful net of emotions. Each family can discover historical treasures, they need only little professional help, genealogical databases, and scientifically proved information. We strongly believe, that working together, we have possibility to recover something what we almost have lost in last 250 years
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PL Regon: 122719308
NIP: 6793086820
bank account: Bank Pocztowy
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Science projects

Social programs
Galician nobility heritage

"Galician nobility, heritage and identity of the community". The program is being continued since 2010. The main goal is the research focused on a social structure of nobility living in the former Galicia region.

Treasures of documents

In former part of East Poland there are still lots of undiscovered documents, like metrical books, citizen’s lists, family materials and others. It is not easy to find it and it needs lots of preparations - but we keep succeeding in preserving almost entirely destroyed materials.

Digital Genealogy Ark

Digital preservation of sources important for Polish and Poles. Lots of our coworkers spend a lot of time to collect archival materials. We’re building a digital “Ark” which will help use to preserve what could be forgotten. .

Family genealogy of Poles

We are the only Polish foundation which helps in the research of individual families. These are small programs which collect sources for family groups. Basing on your family information database we share a possibility to build a big family community, including all branches of genealogy trees
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Revival of polish footprints on Bordelands

People who live in areas especially affected by communists, went through the hell of destruction, death and exile. They did left some footprints behind. Many are gone, but some of them still exist. We are thinking of not just ruins of houses, but also Poles who still live in Kresy area, graves, and consciousness of Polish character. We’re trying to collect and publish those traces together with helping people to increase their proud of being Poles.
Altars of Motherland

Locating and maintaining for polish graves

Indexing of Polish graves in Kresy area and other places. Each year we took thousands of Polish graves photos from all over the globe - especially from the former Polish lands. We also receive lots of them from the foundation databases users. All of them are entered and available in our graves search engine.

Locator of former cillages in Poland

One of the biggest challenge for genealogist is a precise location of the places mentioned in old documents. We create maps and databases including all of those (mostly former) names and its variation. This way we get a historic-geographical dictionary of former and present locations names.

1863 Polish January Uprising Database

Since 150 years nobody ever did a database collecting all existing information on all people and places connected to the biggest Polish uprisings. Within this project we collect the information from publications, archival sources and a private stories.
Database of 1863 uprisers

Polish former private clerks database

In the former Poland, there were mostly three groups of people: possessors, managers, and workers. The middle group is the most difficult to localize during genealogical research, because of their life-style, connected to constant changing the work place. What is more - many metrical books, especially from Kresy area are gone, so it is very difficult to trace another branches of a genealogical tree. We try to fill this gap by building a database of higher workers -clerks from the private estates before 1939.


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