It’s time to renew your membership

Founded in 1991, the Polish Genealogical Society of Minnesota (PGS-MN) has been assisting Polish-Americans with roots in Minnesota explore the great and growing hobby of genealogy by providing people and resources to help search for connections, both here and in Poland. PGS-MN is open to everyone who has an interest in Polish family history and culture. Membership is just $25.00 per year.

Visit – you can make payment on-line, or print out the form and mail a check to:
PGS-MN Membership
c/o Gary Wolf, Treasurer
P.O. Box 291
Amery, WI 54001-0291

Thank you for being a member!

Genealogical Sources at the University of Minnesota-Duluth Archives

October 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am CDT Online

Join us as Aimee Brown, Archivist and Curator of Special Collections at the University of Minnesota-Duluth (UMD) discusses genealogical resources available at the UMD Archives. Specific focus will be related …

Genbaza and Finding your Ancestors in Central Poland

November 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm CDT

Genbaza and her sister site,, are Polish genealogy websites that present scans of records for researchers and family historians interested in much of Central Poland. Historically, this area was inhabited by Poles who lived in the Kingdom of Poland, under Russia‚Äôs jurisdiction. Both Genbaza and are active, growing websites with new scans of records at least weekly. Join us as we get an overview of how to use these sites and the treasures they hold.

About the Presenter: Heather Pedersen is a Minnesota native and PGS-MN member. She owns Sunday Morning Genealogy ( and also blogs about her Polish research at Galicia Genealogy ( She has been passionate about family history for most of her life, loves discovering new technology to help with genealogy, and enjoys sharing tips and tricks with others. Heather holds a B.A. in History from Augsburg College.

This program meeting will be available virtually for all PGS-MN members. The Zoom link will be sent via email approximately one week prior to the event.

Not a PGS-MN member and want to join this program? For only $5, join us by completing the online guest application, which will then link you to pay online.

The Polish Genealogy Society of Minnesota is on Facebook!

Did you know that PGSMN has a great Facebook page for your enjoyment? Satisfy your curiosity about PGSMN, learn about monthly programs on various Polish and general genealogy topics, connect with others with similar interest. PGSMN provides helpful information and provides access to other Polish genealogical programming. Check us out. We’re there, come visit, and “like” to stay connected –