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Kinga Urbańska

Kinga Urbańska
Job Title
Genealogist, Historian, Archivist

Kinga Urbańska is a genealogist, historian, archivist and the founder and co-owner of Your Roots in Poland - the most recognizable genealogical company in Poland. She received a master degree in history, archival and historical sources at Pedagogical University of Kraków. She also manages projects to save local historical sites. Kinga is interested in the Polish history of the 19th century and emigration. Her favourite research region is Galicia. She focuses on non – metrical family history sources, such as military records, personal files (career and education), newspapers, obituaries, cemeteries, nobility, censuses and court records. Her company also sponsors Polish Roots Tours so individuals can discover their Polish ancestor’s places of origins. She assisted with uncovering Polish roots in the TV show, Finding Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr, where she had a chance to work on the family research for (among others) Dustin Hoffman, Juliana Margulies, Tea Leoni, Gloria Stainem and Bernie Sanders. Genealogy is her job and passion. More about her and her work at her website.

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