2021 Rodziny – Fall 2021 – Electronic version

Table of Contents

PGSA President’s Column, Robert M. Pine ……………………………… 1

Next PGSA Webinar, 21 November2021 ………………………………..2

Letters to the Editor…………………………………………………………………..2

From Our Correspondent in Poland: Kraków Passports, Iwona Dakiniewicz ………………………………..3

Using Place Names and Maps to Learn More about Your Ancestors, Part 3 of 4, Mark Polczynski……………….6

Researching Military Service in Partitioned Poland – Part 3 of 3: Poles in the Prussian Army, Przemysław Lisowski……………………………10

John Gutenko: Documenting His Polish Ancestry and Debunking a Myth, Thomas L. Hollowak……………….13

Researching the County Board Records of Congress Poland, Daniel Paczkowski ……………………………………..22

Gregory J. Gazda †, Paul S. Valasek……………………………………..25

Book Reviews: Two Splendid Books on Polish Family History – The Orbik Families from Tajno, by Jay Orbik, and 1801 Kiersnówka, by Christine Leszczynski Sundt, reviewed by William F. Hoffman ………………………………………26

From the Słownik Geograficzny: Harkabuz, Jabłonka, Podszkle, Podwilk, Trstena………………………………..28

Articles of Interest……………………………………………………………………31

Index to Surnames Mentioned in This Issue………………………..32

Research-Slownik-Villages-B

Bachórka Current administrative location: Bachórka, Gmina Bądkowo, Powiat Aleksandrów, Województwo Kujawsko–Pomorskie, Poland. Administrative location in 1895 (Słownik Geograficzny Królestwa Polskiego): Bachórka, Powiat Nieszawa, Gubernia Warszawske, Vistula Land, Russian Empire. A folwark located in powiat Nieszawa. It belongs to the parish and gmina of Bądkowo. There are 81 inhabitants and a total land area of 480 […]

Research – Słownik Geograficzny – Terminology

Compiled by William F. Hoffman © 2013 Ärar — State Treasury or Exchequer. From: Ärar, from Latin aerarium, is an archaic designation, no longer used, for the material and non-material holdings of a state or corporation. Included are buildings, land, gold reserves, and state monopolies. A term used more often today is Fiskus … Kirchenärar: […]