Rzeszów Voivodeship, Poland Genealogy

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Go to the Wiki article Subcarpathian Voivodeship, Poland Genealogy for information, instruction, and important internet links that apply to the 1967 voivodeship of Rzeszów. The following explanation explains the relationship between Rzeszów and Subcarpathian Voivodeship.


Subcarpathian Voivodeship (also known as Podkarpackie Voivodeship is a voivodeship or province in extreme-southeastern Poland. In the 18th century, territories that later became part of the modern Polish regions of Lesser Poland Voivodeship, Subcarpathian Voivodeship and Silesian Voivodeship were added to Galicia. The voivodeship was created on January 1, 1999 in Rzeszów, Przemyśl, Krosno, and (partially) Tarnów and Tarnobrzeg.Source: Wikipedia, Podkarpaskie Voivodeship

  • Prior to 1918, this was part of Austria, so follow instructions for Austrian Poland throughout the Poland Wiki.
  • In 1967, the province was called Rzeszów, and records in the FamilySearch Catalog will appear under Rzeszów. Because it was once part of Galicia, they are also catalogued under "Austria, Galizien".
  • See also: Austrian Poland (Galicia), Austro-Hungarian Empire Genealogy.