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1691Re: [tarnobrzeg-gen] Traveling to tarnobrzeg

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  • Martin Kleiner
    Mar 21, 2011
      I went a few years ago and it just so happens that there is a genealogist that lives in Tarnobrzeg. He found old maps and was able to locate where my grandfather lived. He translated for us and was very good. You may want to check him out, especially if you need a little more than a translator and want some research done.

      His name is Tadeusz Huber Pilat (800) 596-3230and his website is http://wwwprogenealogists.com/tpilat.htm


      Tadeusz was born in Raciborz, Silesia, Poland (previously Ratibor, Schlesien, in Germany). He currently resides in Tarnobrzeg, in eastern Poland. He pursued Library studies at the University of Maria Curie-Sklodowska in Lublin, Poland, focusing on the history of books and old documents. He specialized in "Supralibros" in Private Collections of the 16th to 18th centuries. In 1999, he was granted the degree of Master of Library and Information Science.

      In 2003, Tadeusz became an Accredited Genealogist specializing in Polish research; this accreditation was awarded by the International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists (ICAPGen). Because of his study of Information Science, Tadeusz is very interested in creating electronic databases, and he is working on a Lemko Extraction Project. He enjoys traveling to foreign countries such as Denmark, Germany, Ukraine, Slovakia, England, Russia, Mongolia, and Lybia (North Africa) where he lived for half a year. He conducts genealogical research both in European archives and in records at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City during his frequent visits to Utah. In addition to being fluent in Polish, German, and English, he can read Latin and Russian Cyrillic. Tadeusz has given lectures on genealogy in Warsaw, Opole, and Tarnobrzeg, Poland, as well as San Antonio, Texas. He participated in the 150th Anniversary of Panna Maria, Texas, which was settled by Silesian immigrants.

      Martin Kleiner

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: migardenia
      To: tarnobrzeg-gen@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Monday, March 21, 2011 3:26 PM
      Subject: [tarnobrzeg-gen] Traveling to tarnobrzeg

      I am thinking about taking a trip this fall to visit my grandmother's homestead in Tarnowska Wola. I would like suggestions on accommodations in, or around Tarnobrzeg, places to eat, and possibly hiring an intrepreter for a couple of days. I will need help with communicating with cousins who still live there, and help with researching archives, if possible.

      Suggestions on costs and availability?

      Thanks all.

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