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East European Genealogical Society Inc. membership supports a registered
non-profit organization identifying and marshalling genealogical resources for
east European research. We invite membership from all persons interested in
east European genealogy including all ethnic groups and religions. Members are
encouraged to submit information about any resources which they have discovered
to be of help to their research.
|Most popular EEGS current areas:
||Galicia including east Galicia (Ukraine) and west Galicia (Poland) followed by Volhynia and Bukovina.
|Popular EEGS pre-WWI areas:
(Bohemia, Bukovina, Galicia, Hungary, Moravia), German Empire (East Prussia,
Posen, Silesia, West Prussia), Russian Empire (Bessarabia, Congress Poland,
Ekaterinoslav, Grodno, Kherson, Kiev, Volhynia), and Romania.
|Popular EEGS Current countries:
||Austria, Belarus, Czech
Republic, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Ukraine.
|Popular EEGS Ethnic groups:
||German, Ukrainian, Polish,
Czech, Slovakian, Jewish, Mennonite, Romanian.
|Popular EEGS Religions:
||Roman and Greek Catholic,
Lutheran, Judaic, Mennonite, Ukrainian and Russian Orthodox, Bohemian /
|The roots of the East European Genealogical Society Inc. began in 1989, when an
informal group of researchers with varied interests in East European family
history and genealogy met on a monthly basis. The researchers felt a need to
develop and share genealogical knowledge about eastern Europe. The group became
the East European Branch of the Manitoba Genealogical Society and held its
first meeting on January 16, 1990. The East European Branch grew steadily over
the next 6 years. As a result, the East European Genealogical Society Inc. was
formed and held its first official meeting on March 13, 1996. The East European
Genealogical Society assumed the activities previously offered by the East
European Branch. For a complete and detailed Timeline of the Society: EEGS TIMELINE
East European Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 2536
CANADA R3C 4A7
Society info. and voice mail: (204) 989-3292
This site was last revised on November 29, 2015.