The following are some websites to assist in your research.
The language can be translated by clicking on the flags in the upper right corner.
Click on a province to obtain search fields. Search results will have additional links under the Remarks column.
Enter the surname to be searched.
Good for Western Poland. Use the advanced search feature.
Good for Jewish searches and for Galicia and Southern Poland. Registration for a user ID/password is required.
Good for Slovak and Eastern European countries.
Enter the name of the village, city or church. Some information is online and some is only available via microfilm.
This site has a searchable database of births, marriages, deaths as well as directories of some Chicago Catholic parishes and schools. It contains a marriage index for Polish parishes in Chicago through 1915 and a complete index of obituaries published from 1890-1971 in the Dziennik Chicagoski, a daily newspaper published in Chicago in Polish. Copies of death notices can be ordered from PGSA for $8 each.
Partitions of Poland