Good News for Siedlce Researchers #poland

Linda Altman <nyj12@...>

Dear Fellow Researchers,

I am very pleased to announce that indices to the Siedlce birth,
marriage and death records, >from 1858 to 1897 have now been
indexed and are ready to be added to the JRI-Poland online
database. But, before these indices can be released, we
need to complete the funding for this project.

To give you an opportunity to check to see if your family
names are included in the Siedlce records, JRI-Poland
has extracted all the surnames >from the indices and put
them online at:

The fundraising target for this project is $2,075. To date,
$355 has been raised. We need the help of all Siedlce
and area researchers to enable us to fully fund the project.
Until that time, the data cannot be added to the online

However, there is a way for you to see the data immediately.
Researchers contributing a minimum of US $75.00 are eligible
to receive a copy of the Siedlce Excel file with all the data.
This will be in advance of its general availability online in the
JRI-Poland Searchable Database.

Having the Excel file will enable you to study all the record
indices at once, and perhaps find a family name whose
connection you had forgotten, or to work with the data (for
example, sorting by first name) to search for a grandmother's
or great-grandmother's elusive maiden name.

Think of it as an investment in your family research and in the
future of all Siedlce researchers to come!

Your contributions in US Dollars may be mailed to:

Jewish Records Indexing - Poland
c/o Sheila Salo, Treasurer
5607 Greenleaf Rd.
Cheverly, MD 20785

Credit Card contributions may be phoned to Sheila Salo
at (301) 341-1261. Or print out the form at by clicking on the credit
card and fax or mail it to Sheila. The fax number is also
(301) 341-1261. (8:00 AM to 8:00 PM Eastern time only, please.)

For those of you living outside the United States, your US$
contribution will be converted your local currency. However,
please identify the amount of your contribution in US Dollars.
Special arrangements have been made to also accept bank
checks in your local currency. Please email me for further

All contributions should be marked "FOR SIEDLCE PSA
PROJECT." If you send a check, please write this on the
face of the check.

Please give what you can so that all current and future
generations of Siedlce researchers can benefit >from this project.

Updates on the Siedlce PSA Project will be posted to:
click on "Status Report: PSA Projects Underway," which is the last
line in the heading of this page. On the Status Report page, click
Siedlce in the dropdown menu.

I would like to thank those who have already generously
contributed to this important project.


Linda Altman
Siedlce Town Leader

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