Poland, Toruń Notarial Records - FamilySearch Historical Records

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This article describes a collection of records scheduled to become available at FamilySearch.org.
Toruń, Poland
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Record Description
Record Type Notarial
Collection years: 1750-1915
Languages: Polish, German
Title in the Language: Polska, Akta Notarialne Toruń 1750-1915
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State Historical Archive of Toruń


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

This collection contains images of wills, land records, marriage documents, and other notarized documents from Toruń for the years 1750-1915. The original records are housed at the State Historical Archive of Toruń, Poland.

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Reading these Records[edit | edit source]

These records are in Polish and German. For help with these languages, see the following pages:

Browse This Collection[edit | edit source]

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

The following information may be found in these records:

Wills

  • Name of the deceased
  • Death date and/or place
  • Names of heirs and relatives
  • Listing of property

Marriage Contracts

  • Date and place of event
  • Name of bride and groom
  • Residence, marital status, age
  • Names of parents
  • Names of witnesses

Divisions of Estates

  • Estate owner
  • Names of relatives
  • Residence

Land Transfers

  • Name of land owner
  • Name person acquiring land
  • Description of land
  • Date of transfer
  • Details of transaction

Collection Content[edit | edit source]

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How Do I Search the 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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How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]

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What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]

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

  • Add any new information to your records
  • If available, check the image for additional information
  • Analyze the entry to see if if provides additional clues to find other records of the person or their family

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

  • Try searching by surname only
  • The person may be recorded with an abbreviated or variant form of their name
  • Remember that spelling was generally not standardized until the early part of the 20th century

Research Helps[edit | edit source]

The following articles will help you in your research for your family in Poland.

Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]

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