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St. Cloud Area Genealogists – “Discovering Your Polish Roots” with Jerome Biedny

October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Jerome (Jay) Biedny - Polish Genealogy Societies of Minnesota

Have you wondered how to find out more about your Polish ancestry but don’t know where to start? Genealogist Jerome (Jay) Biedny will present “Polish Genealogy: Sources in America and Europe” for the St. Cloud Area Genealogists on Tuesday, October 18, 2022 at 7 p.m. at Stearns History Museum (235 33rd Ave S., St. Cloud). The presentation will be offered synchronously online. Biedny will present major record types to explore when doing research on a Polish American relative as well as sharing tips for finding your relative’s ancestral village and their immigration and naturalization records.

Free for members, $7 for non-members

If you’re interested in becoming a SCAG member, please contact: Brendon Duffy at 320-237-3023 or

Jerome (Jay) Biedny has been active in the Polish Genealogy Societies of Minnesota, New York and America for more than 30 years. Biedny is a past president of Polish Genealogy Society of Minnesota and has presented on Polish genealogy, history and immigration at many regional events. Biedny specializes in records from the German and Austrian Partitions and on the ocean liners that brought many families (including his) to America. He authored a genealogical column for many years in a Polish language newspaper in Minnesota and is currently working on a book that will capture his decades of research.



October 18
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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