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The long put-off trip to Poland to search for my eastern European roots. Part 2.

Friday, October 19th, 2018

The next morning we were off to the Sanok archives—a smaller less formal center–where we would look through church documents of births, deaths and weddings.

 

 

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The long put-off trip to Poland to search for my eastern European roots. Part 1.

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

 

The long put-off trip to Poland to search for my eastern European roots started September 18, 2018 with a flight from Chicago to Frankfort, Germany, and a Lufthansa flight to Krakow.

 

The next morning, we met our genealogy guide Zbigniew Stettner from PolishOrigins who came to pick us up in his Citroen C4 Picasso. Taking major Highway A4, we cruised along at 140 km per hour-about 85 miles per hour.

 

Arriving at the archives in Premysl, 11 km from the border with the Ukraine, we started our research.

 

 

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