Ostrow Wielkopolski
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Ostrow Wielkopolski

Alternate name(s): Ostrowo
Gubernia:   Province: Poznan

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Latitude: 51°39'00 Longitude: 17°49'00 USBGN: -520,608

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LDS (Mormon Microfilms) More Info
Location Years Available Indexed Years Online Type Status
Film# 1201072 1876 - 1877 D
Film# 1201072 1877 BM
Film# 1201073 1877 D
Film# 1271464 1836 - 1838 Fam Contact Us
Film# 2091813 1878 B
Film# 2091814 1878 BMD
Film# 2091815 1879 - 1880 B
Film# 2091815 1879 MD
Film# 2091816 1880 - 1881 B
Film# 2091816 1880 M
Film# 2091817 1881 - 1882 B
Film# 2091817 1881 MD
Film# 2092000 1882 MD
Film# 2092000 1883 B
Film# 2092001 1883 D
Film# 2092001 1883 - 1884 M
Film# 2092001 1884 B
Film# 2092003 1885 - 1886 MD
Film# 2092003 1886 B
Film# 2092004 1886 - 1887 MD
Film# 2092004 1887 B
Glossary of Terms


Identifies the film number or archive where the information was taken from

Years Available:

Refers to the range of years existing in inventory for a given source: a dash '-' indicates an uninterrupted range of years and a slash '/' indicates gaps exist in the set

Years Online:

Lists the years from those available which are uploaded to the JRI-Poland database


Abbreviation of the record category; not all types listed are available for all towns

A Army H Holocaust N Newspaper
B Birth L Voters P Passports
C Census M Marriage R Cemetery
CON Conversion MA Marriage Alegata S School
D Death MB Marriage Banns V Divorce


Indicates the current standing of the given records in reaching the online database

Complete All years are searchable via the database
Partially Indexed A subset of the years available are online and searchable via the database
In Progress The records listed are currently being processed for future accessability online
Awaiting Funding JRI-Poland has obtained record copies but seeks contributions to support indexing
Contact Us The progress of this project requires further explanation; please contact the Town Coordinator listed above
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