Tip 11, Miscellaneous Resources that May be Helpful

  1. Records Dealing with Galizien Germans - Various Vital Records dealing with Galizien Germans, many online via the www.FamilySearch.org website

  2. Tracing Your Saskatchewan Ancestors: A Guide to The Records and How to Use Them. (Book found in the Saskatchewan Genealogical Society. (reference Vol. 32, #3, Sep. 2001 issue). They do not participate in inter-library loans, so you will have to contact your local public library to locate a copy of this book in another library. However, the SGS may be willing to search the book for a surname you are interested in. WorldCat has other locations of this book to help in your inter-library loan. 

  3. The Prairie Provinces a Short History. Book found in the Saskatchewan Genealogical Society, Regina

  4. Inventory of Archival Records of the Anglican Diocese of Saskatchewan. Book. Saskatchewan Genealogical Society, Regina.

  5. Zeitweiser der Galiziendeutschen for years 1954 through and including 2011. These are published by the Hilfskomitee der Galiziendeutschen.  See our Zeitweiser page for more details.

  6. Heimat Galizien Ein Gedenkbuch by Julius Krämer, published by the Hilfskomitee in 1965. Text is in German.

  7. Heimat Galizien Im Bild. Published by the Hilfskomitee in 1983. Picture book of Galicia. Click here for a list of villages included in the book.

  8. Aufbruch und Neubeginn - Heimatbuch der Galizien-deutschen Teil II. Text in German. Published by the Hilfskomitee in 1977.

  9. Galizien Erzählt - Heimatbuch der Galiziendeutschen Teil IV published 1990 by the Hilfskomitee, Stuttgart. Text in German.

  10. Germanic Genealogy: A Guide to Worldwide Sources and Migration Patterns by Edward R. Brandt, et al. Order from Germanic Genealogy Society, PO Box 16312, St., Paul, MN 55116-0312. ISBN - 0-9644337-0-You may also find this in Genealogical Libraries.

  11. Where to Look for Hard-To-Find German Speaking Ancestors in Eastern Europe - Bruce Brandt and Edward R. Brandt. Index to over 19,000 surnames in 13 books with historical background on each settlement. 

  12. Resources for Polish-American and Polish-Canadian Genealogical Research - by Edward R. Brandt. Published 1996, 97 & 98: 13-27th Ave., S.E., Minneapolis, MN 55414-3101. Supplement includes Polish Churches and Parish Records.

  13. Horocholina - by Rudolf Steininger.  History of village Horocholina, Galicia. Text in German.

  14. Gazetteer of Galicia by Brian Lenius. Book listing all the villages in Galicia, their administrative and tax/judicial districts, the Roman Catholic parish name, Greek Catholic parish name, and/or Evangelical/Lutheran village name and maps to help you locate the town.

  15. Hendersen City Directories for places in USA and Canada. Can usually be found in the local libraries of the specific city. Also many directories may be found in the FHL Catalog. They list 3,000+ in their catalog. You may have to resort to inter-library loans to find a directory for the city/area you seek.

  16. The Canadian Genealogical Handbook: A comprehensive guide to finding our ancestors in Canada. - Eric Jonasson. Winnipeg: Wheatfield Press, 1978. Requires an inter-library loan.

  17. GenealogyInTime Magazine: A popular online genealogy magazine and one of the largest free genealogy websites in the world. Everything is free, including a powerful genealogy search engine, a Family Tree search engine, listings of the latest available genealogy records, in-depth articles and several other helpful tools and resources.

  18. Galicia and Bukovina : a research handbook about Western Ukraine, late 19th and 20th centuries, by John-Paul Himka. Available for download at this website by clicking the book title.  A detailed book for serious researchers including details about history, government, parishes, maps, newspapers and more. You can search for units of length, area, money, etc. It is also available for download at the Ukrainian language website diasporiana.org.ua/ukrainica/11849-himka-j-p-galicia-and-bukovina-a-research-handbookabout-western-ukraine-late-19th-20th-centuries/.

  19. Wiki-de.genealogy.net  has two spots with information on Galicia, both in German.  To view in English, we recommend using Chrome, Edge, or Google Translate.
  20. Parish finding tool for Bohemia and parts of the current Czech and Slovak republics.  Click HERE.
  21. RootsTech webinar (22 min) on genealogical research in Galicia from 2023.  A search for Galicia will find other webinars.
  22. Lisa Louise Cooke’s Genealogy Gems features the free Genealogy Gems PodcastGenealogy Gems YouTube videos, and blog articles.  GGD sometimes reprints some of her articles.