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

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Latitude: 51°54'00 Longitude: 17°48'00 USBGN: -522,234

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Archive Coordinator, Poznan Archive Project Nicole Heymans
Pleszew Town Leader, Poznan Archives Project Nicole Heymans
LDS (Mormon Microfilms) More Info
Location Years Available Type
Film# 1190960 1834 - 1839 Fam
Film# 1201077 1874 - 1875 BMD
Film# 1201077 1876 BM
Film# 1201078 1876 D
Film# 1201078 1877 - 1878 BMD
Film# 1201078 1879 B
Film# 1201079 1879 MD
Film# 2092196 1878 - 1879 BMD
Film# 2092196 1880 DB
Film# 2092197 1880 MD
Film# 2092197 1881 - 1883 BMD
Film# 2092198 1883 D
Film# 2092198 1884 - 1886 BMD
Film# 2092199 1887 - 1189 BMD
Film# 2092199 1890 BD
Film# 2092200 1890 D
Film# 2092200 1891 - 1893 BMD
Film# 752629 1835 - 1847 BMD
Polish State Archives (Some years may also be in LDS films) More Info
Location Years Available Type
Archive 53 Fond 3587 1835 - 1847 D
Archive 53 Fond 3587 1835 - 1847 B
Archive 53 Fond 3587 1835 - 1847 V
Archive 53 Fond 3587 1835 - 1847 M

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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


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
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