With the information you have on your mother (baptized at a church in Lida) and that your wife's mother was born in Kurenets, it seems that you have enough to get information from the archives - in your case, probably in…"
"I hope this will help. I gave them as much information as I could. Just searching a given surname won't be very helpful--I'm afraid--unless you want to spend lots of money. You at least have to give them some idea of where to look and a…"
"I have used the Archives in Vilnius twice - several years ago we did it by mail - we received instructions on how to pay for the research; we were told how much it would cost to begin the research and then after finding the documents we were looking…"
A kind of 'digital library' and 'strategy center' for those tracing ancestries in and from present-day Lithuania. I've created Discussion forums based on geographies, as this is the only part of GW where you can reply to each other! Here's a quick jump to all the discussion forums, otherwise, scroll through all the resources until you get to them.See More