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Poland, Częstochowa Roman Catholic Church Books, 1226-1950
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Częstochowa, Poland
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Record Description
Record Type Church
Collection years: 1226-1950
Languages: Polish, Russian, Latin
Title in the Language: Polska, Częstochowa Rzymskokatolickie książki, 1226-1950
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Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Częstochowa


What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

This collection includes records from 1226-1950. The collection contains images and an index of church books containing baptisms and births, marriages, burials, and deaths for the parishes in the Czestochowa Roman Catholic Dioceses of Poland. Births and marriages end in 1912, and deaths in 1982.

For a list of records by localities, document type and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

Image Visibility[edit | edit source]

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Reading These Records[edit | edit source]

These records are in Polish. For help reading them see:

To Browse This Collection[edit | edit source]

You can browse through images in this collection using the waypoints on the Collection Browse Page for Poland, Częstochowa Roman Catholic Church Books,1226-1950.

What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]

The following information may be found in these records:

Baptismal

  • Name of child
  • Name of parents
  • Date of birth
  • Child’s gender
  • Date of baptism

Marriage

  • Name and age of bride and groom
  • Names of bride’s parents
  • Names of groom’s parents
  • Date of marriage

Death

  • Name and age of deceased
  • Names of parents or spouse
  • Date of death
  • Gender of deceased

Collection Content[edit | edit source]

For additional details about the history of these records and help using them, see the wiki article Poland, Roman Catholic Church Books - FamilySearch Historical Records.

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How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]

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  • Name of the person
  • Approximate date of the event

Search the Index[edit | edit source]

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View the Images[edit | edit source]

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I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

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I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

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  • Remember that spelling was generally not standardized until the early part of the 20th century

Research Helps[edit | edit source]

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Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]

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