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ancestors in Poland / Lithuania / Russia

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Keith

Keith Report 8 Jul 2013 09:22

Does anyone know of a way to search for relatives in Poland / Lithuania / Russia. Our relatives originated in old Poland prior to WW 1, during the war they had to move to Russia ( Leningrad ) when the Germans invaded. This is were the father was born. After the war their country was annexed and were they used to live became Lithuania.

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 8 Jul 2013 10:16

Welcome to the boards Keith.

As a portal, try http://www.cyndislist.com/categories/#f
Also https://www.familysearch.org/

If you joined the various Anglo-Russian/Polish/Lithuanian FH societies, they may have data bases and translations guidance not open to non-members.

Cynthia

Cynthia Report 8 Jul 2013 17:09

Hello Keith,

If the family has Jewish roots, then this is an excellent site......


http://www.jewishgen.org/infofiles/polandv.html



I was searching similar Polish records for a friend last year and found quite a lot of helpful sites on Google. Good luck.

TootyFruity

TootyFruity Report 8 Jul 2013 19:18

This site may lead you in the right direction:-

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~polwgw/Research.html