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One of the complicated points of the research, even before you go to the archive, is to make sure you have the correct location. It is especially true if some migration was involved. In those cases people tend to forget exact details of their small villages where they were born and remember only the approximate […]

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Do you know that the nobility files of the former Russian empire could be found not only in the region where the noble person lived, but also in one centralized place? It was called Heroldy Department of the Governing Senate (Департамент герольдии Правительствующего Сената), it was the highest office to finally approve (or reject) nobility […]

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We were in National Historical Archive of Belarus and in State Archive of Zhitomir region last week, researching two complicated Jewish genealogy cases. Our other research geography of the last week was as wide, from Baltics to Siberia: Please let us know where we can help you with your historical research.

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We were asked to locate documents related to residents of the former German colony Gluckstal in Bessarabia. It is not an easy task to do, as those are spread across two (or three) different countries with different access rules. Here is the Google Map. The Red Mark is the actual location of Gluckstal , which, […]

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In our permanent quest for the new documents helping us locate your lost relatives we have visited the Fridtjof Nansen mansion, institute and the grave in Polhøgda, Lysaker, Norway. You might have heard about Nansen’s passports issued to refugees and stateless persons after the WW1.     

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GenealogyTranslations

We have started the GenealogyTranslation.com, the place to quickly translate into English Any genealogical record in Any language. US$9.99, and we will try to do it real quick. Use RGPROJ10 code for the 10% discount. Like, share, retweet please.

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Back from Cuba

We have just completed the search for the Russian client — found the father’s grave in Havana, Cuba. And the nice cuban half-sister. Here are a  few pictures from this research trip. The task was complicated – the client has never seen father, client’s mother was quite reluctant to talk, there was a name and […]

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Second Genealogy book published

RusGenProject have just released the companion book on Pavchinsky (Pawczynski) genealogy, the collection of historical archive materials. Nine generations of the family from Poland to Ukraine to Siberia to China to USSR. 190 pages of full color archive documents in English, French and Russian detailing the family history. Pavchinsky Genealogy ISBN 978-0984422722 : read at […]

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