Category Archives: Eastern Europe

Exploring the new “Genetic Communities™” on Ancestry.com

Forewarning. This is Veronica, the other Genealogy Sister, writing today. You’ll be glad to know that Maryann who writes 99.9% of the posts will be back online with a new post very soon. I decided to make a rare appearance … Continue reading

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Surname Saturday – Wasik Family

Surname Saturday looks at the history behind our family names. “Wasik Name Meaning. Polish (Wasik): descriptive nickname from a diminutive of was ‘moustache’ (see Was).Polish and Ukrainian: from a pet form of the personal name Wasyl, Polish form of Greek … Continue reading

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Exciting Genealogy News!

The long anticipated release of Irish Roman Catholic parish registers held by the National Library of Ireland (NLI) are now available in digital format! Here is the link: http://registers.nli.ie/ There are over 370,000 digital images online from microfilm held by … Continue reading

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