Galicia was created at the first partition of Poland in 1772 and disappeared in 1918. Yet, in slightly over a century, the idea of Galicia came to have meaning for both the peoples who lived there and the Habsburg government that ruled it.
Indeed, its memory continues to exercise a powerful fascination for those who live in its former territories and for the descendants of those who emigrated out of Galicia.Larry Wolff, The Idea of Galicia: History and Fantasy in Habsburg Political Culture
Death Vital Record Search Just Added
It’s been coming for a while and I’m happy to announce the death vital record search has been added to the site. My apologies that it took longer than the…
An Overview of Galician Military Records between 1781-1865
Those of us researching Galicia are quite fortunate when it comes to Galician Military Records; many still survive and have now been made available online. Read below for an overview…
Juicy Birth and Marriage Records Added
Hello, dearest reader… I have juicy new birth and marriage indexed records to share. (Make sure you’re reading this with Julie Andrews’ voice in mind – is anyone else here…