Polish Genealogical Society of Michigan

Mailing Address

PO Box 85987
Westland, MI 48185-6087 USA
Preserving Our Past For the Future

PGSM 43rd Annual

Genealogy Seminar


Saturday, October 16, 2021,

10:00 am to 4:15 pm (USA Eastern Time)


Includes four live webinar presentations with Q&A, syllabus, and door prizes


“Poles Who Served in Foreign Armies”

presented by Piotr Nojszewski, Warsaw, Poland


“Census of the Former Prussian Partition”

presented by MichaƂ Jan Marciniak, Warsaw, Poland


“Our Ancestors’ Lives in the 1800’s and Early 1900’s”

presented by Piotr Nojszewski, Warsaw, Poland


“The Why, Who, What, Where, and

How to Achieve a Successful Genealogical Research Journey” 

presented by Deborah Irwin and Elaine Bostwick, Michigan, USA


Registration information will be available soon!


Become a Member of PGSM!



  • Virtual meetings featuring a variety of genealogical topics that are presented by local, national, and international experts
  • The Polish Eaglet, a journal which contains in-depth articles about Polish genealogy, research techniques, and family histories, published three times a year
  • News from the Nest, a newsletter which includes local genealogical news, research tips, and articles about Polish culture and traditions, published three times a year
  • A secure database that includes tutorials, databases of genealogy records, bilingual genealogy forms, and past issues of publications



  • A calendar of events
  • Databases of genealogy information
  • An annual all-day seminar which includes sessions on several genealogical topics 
  • Lists of various links that are useful to researchers
  • An online store
  • Research services

Stories, Ideas, etc

Have ideas for subjects you would like to see in future publications or do you have a story to tell about your ancestors.  Send your ideas/stories to the Editorial Staff of the Polish Eaglet.
Send your email to:  editor@pgsm.org


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Have a person that is hard to buy for? How about a Gift Membership to PGSM? For only $30, you will be giving a meaningful gift that lasts a full year. Download a Membership Application, fill it in with the recipient's information and write GIFT on it, mail with your check to our mail address. PGSM will mail a Gift Certificate to your favorite person.

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