Polish Genealogical Society of Michigan
Mailing Address

Burton-Detroit Public Library/Dept W
5201 Woodward Ave
Detroit, Michigan 48202-4007 USA
Preserving Our Past For the Future

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Welcome / Zapraszamy!

We invite you to browse the website which contains useful links to assist with your Polish research and information about the Polish Genealogical Society of Michigan (PGSM). We are based in Michigan and do our best to reach out to members who live elsewhere in the United States and Poland by communicating electronically and by keeping this website updated, sending newsletters and e-mails. Click the links on the left side to read more about who we are and what we do. 
Polskie Towarzystwo Genealogiczne w Michigan Witamy i zapraszamy do przeglądania naszej strony zawierającej przydatne w poszukiwaniach ganealogicznych linki i informacje o naszym towarzystwie - Polish Genealogical Society of Michigan(PGSM). Nasza siedziba znajduje się w amerykańskim stanie Michigan. Staramy się jak najlepiej dotrzeć do naszych członków mieszkających w Stanach Zjednoczonych i w Polsce komunikując się z nimi drogą elektroniczną: uaktualniając naszą stronę internetową, wysyłając biuletyny i maile. Polskie Towarzystwo Genealogiczne w Michigan jest członkiem Rady Genealogicznej stanu Michigan (Michigan Genealogical Council) i Federacji Towarzystw Genealogicznych. Aby dowiedzieć się więcej o naszych organizacjach, proszę kliknąć na symbole znajdujące się w prawej części głównej strony.
Translation provided by Magda Smolka

12/10/2018   tk

New Publication - Oldest Settlement in Michigan

Polish Genealogical Society of Michigan (PGSM) member Charles Chase, has  published a 108-page book devoted to the history of Parisville, which is a part of the Polish history of Michigan.  Parisville/Paris Township, The Oldest Polish Settlement in Michigan,  may be ordered from the website Lulu.com which is a print on-demand site.  Mr Chase is generously donating all revenue from the sale of the book directly to the PGSM. 
Clicking the link below will take you to the PGSM store.  Please do not use the "Add to Cart" button, use the link that will direct you to Lulu.com to purchase the book for $14.00 from the print On-demand site. 


Millions of Documents Online

- From Dick Eastman's newsletter: Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter -

The International Tracing Service(ITS) in Germany has uploaded more than 13 million documents from Nazi concentration camps, including prisoner cards and death notices, to help Holocaust researchers and others investigate the fate of victims.

Established by the Western Allies in the final days of World War II and initially run by the Red Cross, the ITS also announced Tuesday it was changing its name to “Arolsen Archives – International Center on Nazi Persecution.”

The archive in Bad Arolsen says with help from Israel’s Yad Vashem, documents with information on more than 2.2 million people are now available online. Work is still being done to improve searchability.

The newly named “Arolsen Archives – International Center on Nazi Persecution” may be found at: https://arolsen-archives.org/en/




New Look for Polish Website

Szukajwarchiwach has a new look to their  home page.  Search for registry office records, photographs, maps, technical documents and much more.


~The Birth Reports for January & February, March, April and May 1919 are now viewable in the Hamtramck Database~

03/01/2019  tk
06/07/2019  tk revised

News From The Nest
~~May 2019 Issue Available in Members ONLY section~~
05/09/2019  tk

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