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Polish Genealogical Society of California

Our next meeting
Saturday, November 22, 2014

Class (1:00 pm)
"German History and Genealogical Research"

Presented by: John Schmal

Why study German history? Everyone who looks at Poland's borders over the past several centuries knows that they were very fluid. A good amount of the time, there were Germanic (Prussians, Austrians, as well as a united Germany) in control. The use of the German language - and writing style - were used in those areas for much of that time. Knowing where this occurred and when can help a research prepare for accessing the appropriate records.

Meeting (2:30 pm)

"Emigration from Poland/Germany in the Nineteenth/Early Twentieth Century"

Mr. Schmal will talk about why our ancestors immigrated to America. While everyone has some idea why their particular ancestor immigrated, there are many reasons for leaving your home, and many are directly related to where home was.

Meetings are the fourth Saturday of:

January, March, May, July, September, and November.

For more information - Check www.pgsca.org or contact: Programs@pgsca.org

Renewals and Membership

If you wish to become a member of PGS-CA, please print out and fill in this membership application and send it with your dues to:

PO Box 307
Buena Park, CA 90621-0307

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Revised: Friday, June 20, 2014

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