Join the Western New York Genealogical Society as David Newman, the vice-president of the Polish Genealogical Society of New York State, discusses Poland’s history and how the country’s borders have changed throughout the years. Discover which five languages are most commonly found in Polish genealogical documents. Learn best practices for researching Polish surnames. Information on various Polish genealogical reference works will also be included.
Other representatives from the PGSNYS, including president, Denise Oliansky, and secretary, Dolores Ferguson, will be in attendance to update participants on the organization’s ongoing efforts, answer audience questions, and provide surname look-ups from the Society’s databases.