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General & National
Family Search – Latter Day Saints databases
Find a Grave – Largest site of its type to find grave locations and search cemeteries
Haller’s Army Application Index – WWI: Haller’s Army, also called the Polish Army in France or the Blue Army – applications of US volunteers
Parish Jubilee Books – From several states, an index of names (donors, businessmen, church organizations, etc.) in books celebrating parish jubilees
Social Security Death Index – Index at Family Search
Surname Data of Immigrants to Indiana and the Midwest – Over 62,000 surnames with data supplied by family researchers
Vital & Other Records – Links by State & County – Organized by state, links to state & county sources to obtain vital, court and other records
World War II Memorial, Washington DC – Provides home town, branch of service and link to a printable “plaque” with additional information

Insurance Company Records
Death Claims Index of the PRCUA 1908-1947 – Polish Roman Catholic Union of America insurance claims folders
♦ Death Claims Index of the Polish White Eagle Association – Insurance death claims documents
♦ Non-Death Claims Index of the Polish White Eagle Association

Universal Cemetery Records Search – See individual states for local cemetery search engines
♦ Billion Graves – Broad location grave search
♦ Find a Grave – Broad location grave search
♦ US Veteran Administration (VA) Cemeteries – Search a name for grave location in all VA cemeteries

State & City
ILLINOIS
State of Illinois Archives – Links to Databases: Vital, Military, Probate, Court, etc.

ILLINOIS – Chicago & Cook County
Chicago: Archdiocesan Cemeteries – Name search with grave location data
Chicago: Birth Records from Polish Church Indexes 1869-1915 – Primarily St. Stanislaus Kostka, St. Cantius, Holy Trinity
Chicago: Marriage Records from Polish Church Indexes 1869-1915 – Primarily St. Stanislaus Kostka, St. Cantius, Holy Trinity
Chicago: Death Notices Index – Dziennik Chicagoski 1890-1929 – Obituaries from the Polish language newspaper
Chicago: Death Notices Index – Dziennik Chicagoski1930-1971 – Obituaries from the Polish language newspaper
♦ Chicago: Directory of Polish Businessmen 1903 – Directory published in the Dziennik Chicagoski Polish language newspaper
♦ Chicago: Poles of Chicago 1837-1937 – Index of names described in the book of notable Chicago Poles during that century
♦ Chicago: School Class – Holy Trinity 1883
♦ Niles: St. Hedwig Orphanage – 1920, 1930 Censuses listing pupils (orphans), boarders and their families, sometimes the nuns

INDIANA
♦ Northern Indiana – Marriage index of St. Joseph & Laporte counties
♦ South Bend: Cedar Grove and St. Joseph Cemeteries – Index of grave inscriptions 1880s-1970s
♦ South Bend: Burials at Cedar Grove Cemetery Index 1877-1935 – From St. Hedwig (1877-1935) & St. Casimer (1899-1923) parishes

MARYLAND
♦ Baltimore: Death Notice Index – Jedność Polonia1926-1946 – Obituaries and death notices from the Polish language newspaper

MICHIGAN
Detroit: Mt. Elliott Cemeteries – Also Clinton Township, Waterford and Rochester
Grand Rapids: Holy Cross Cemetery – Tombstone transcriptions

MINNESOTA
Minnesota Historical Society – Search engine for vital and other records
♦ Minneapolis/St. Paul: Baptism Records from Minnesota Churches – From 11 churches around Minneapolis and St. Paul 1881-1945
♦ Minneapolis/St. Paul: Marriage Records from Minnesota Churches – From 10 churches around Minneapolis and St. Paul 1883-1937

OHIO
Ohio Death Certificate Index – Provided by the Ohio History Center for various years between 1904 and 1963
Middleburh Heights, Cuyahoga County: St. Adelbert Cemetery – Burial records and tombstone inscriptions

WISCONSIN
Wisconsin Vital Records index – Provided through the Wisconsin Historical Society
♦ Milwaukee: Marriage Records from Kuryer Polski – Marriage notices in the Polish language newspaper
♦ Milwaukee: Death Notices from Kuryer Polski 1900-1935 – Obituaries and death notices in the Polish language newspaper
Milwaukee: Catholic Cemeteries Search Page – Archdiocese of Milwaukee website
♦ Milwaukee: Poles of Milwaukee 1846-1946 – Index of names described in the book of notable Milwaukee Poles during that century
♦ Newton: School Class – St. Casimir 1879-1880