Category Archives: Genealogy

So, Not Only in Eastern Europe

One of the many things verified in the archives my team and I visited in August was that in the millions of files each archive maintains, there are misfiled records. Inside the clearly marked folders with inventory, item and record … Continue reading

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Travels, continued

I’m so fortunate, as a genealogist to not only always have varied research to do, but also to be able to travel to meet with clients and do research.  I must admit, though, that recent travel and upcoming travel are … Continue reading

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Wed., 29 Aug: Kraków to Warsaw

This has been such a phenomenal trip. The highlight beyond the research we were able to do and the archives we visited, was seeing Europe and visiting the places where our own ancestral families and those of our clients were … Continue reading

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Tues., Aug. 28: Krakow

I don’t think I previously discussed a challenge we confronted in our travels. Both Marek and I have previously rented cars in Europe. I think that Lindsay said that she also had. Gas pumps work the same way they do … Continue reading

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Mon., 27 Aug: Sanok to Rzeszów to Wielopole to Kraków

Today we intended to cover a lot of ground. Quite literally.  Although our hotel was close enough to the Sanok archive to walk, we decided to drive. Time was definitely at a premium and there would be very little of … Continue reading

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Sun., 26 Aug: Debrecen to Przemysl to Sanok

This whole trip is about choices. Where will we go and what will we do there, what will we do on weekends when archives are closed? Which archives do we need to be in ourselves, which ones will we leave … Continue reading

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Sat., 25 Aug: On to Debrecen, Hungary

None of us has ever driven this route before. I’ve never been to Hungary. This is our second unplanned day of travel as we avoid crossing the border into Ukraine for a second time.  I’m really sorry that this route … Continue reading

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