Eastern Europe Goals:  1: Belarus   2: Serbia   3: Estonia   4: Moldova   5: Search Records  



Project 9: Eastern Europe

Explore research in Eastern Europe: Belarus, Serbia, Estonia, and Moldova.


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Goal 1: Learn about Belarus research and records.


Choices:

A. Learn how to find records for Belarus ancestors.

  1. Read these articles to learn about getting started with research in Belarus.
    Building the Belarusian Tree
    | FS Wiki: Belarus Compiled Genealogies
  2. Learn about finding census records in Belarus.
    FS Wiki: Belarus Census
  3. Explore church records in Belarus.
    FS Wiki: Belarus Church Records



B. Explore Belarus map resources.

  1. Explore the Perry-Castaneda site for maps of Belarus.
  2. Explore the David Rumsey collection of Belarus maps.
  3. Explore the Old Maps Online site for Belarus maps.

C. Learn about Belarus newspapers.

  1. Search Belarus newspapers in the onlinenewspapers.com site.
  2. Search Belarus newspapers in the world-newspapers.com site.
  3. Search Belarus newspapers in the ABYZ News Links site.

D. Use Facebook pages to get answers to your questions.

  1. See the Belarus Genealogy Facebook page.
  2. Visit the Northern Europe Genealogy Research Community page on Facebook.


Goal 2: Learn about Serbia research and records.


Choices:

A. Learn how to find Serbia records.

  1. Learn about Serbia genealogy in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Serbia
  2. Learn about finding census records in Serbia.
    FS Wiki: Serbia Census
  3. Explore church records in Serbia.
    FS Wiki: Serbia Church Records




B. Explore Serbian map resources.

  1. Explore the Perry-Castaneda site for maps of Serbia.
  2. Explore the David Rumsey collection of Serbia maps.
  3. Explore the Old Maps Online site for Serbia maps.

C. Learn about Serbia newspapers.

  1. Search Serbia newspapers in the onlinenewspapers.com site.
  2. Search Serbia newspapers in the world-newspapers.com site.
  3. Search Serbia newspapers in the ABYZ News Links site.

D. Use Facebook pages to get answers to your questions.

  1. See the Serbia Genealogy Facebook page.


Goal 3: Learn about Estonia research and records.


Choices:

A. Get started with Estonia research.

  1. Learn about Estonia genealogy in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Estonia
  2. Learn about Estonia census records in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS Wiki: Estonia Census
  3. Learn about Estonia church records in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS Wiki: Estonia Church Records
  4. Learn about Estonia archives and libraries in this FamilySearch Wiki article. FS Wiki: Estonia Archives and Libraries

B. Explore Estonia map resources.

  1. Explore the Perry-Castaneda site for maps of Estonia.
  2. Explore the David Rumsey collection of Belarus maps.
  3. Explore the Old Maps Online site for Estonia maps.

C. Learn about Estonia newspapers.

  1. Search Estonia newspapers in the onlinenewspapers.com site.
  2. Search Estonia newspapers in the world-newspapers.com site.
  3. Search Estonia newspapers in the ABYZ News Links site.

D. Use Facebook pages to get answers to your questions.

  1. See the Estonia Genealogy Facebook page.


Goal 4: Learn about Moldova research and records.


Choices:

A. Get started with Moldova research.

  1. Learn about Moldova church records in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Moldova Genealogy
  2. Learn about Moldova civil registration in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Estonia, Finding Records
  3. Learn about Moldova military records in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Moldova Archives and Libraries

B. Explore Moldova map resources.

  1. Explore the Perry-Castaneda site for maps of Moldova.
  2. Explore the David Rumsey collection of Moldova maps.
  3. Explore the Old Maps Online site for Moldova maps.

C. Learn about Moldova newspapers.

  1. Search Moldova newspapers in the onlinenewspapers.com site.
  2. Search Moldova newspapers in the world-newspapers.com site.
  3. Search Moldova newspapers in the ABYZ News Links site.






Goal 5: Search records from Eastern Europe.


Choices:

A. Use links to quickly search the most common record collections for Eastern Europe.

Note: To search records on these sites, you must be registered or be at a FamilySearch Center.

  1. Click a link in the first section to search a FamilySearch collection.
  2. Click a link in the second section to search an Ancestry collection.

B. Explore additional record collections.

  1. In each program (FamilySearch, Ancestry, Findmypast or MyHeritage), explore additional record collections besides the ones listed in QUIKLinks on this page.