Jonathan Shea

Jonathan Shea is a New Britain native and the grandson of Polish and Irish immigrants. A professor of foreign languages, he has authored several manuals for translating genealogical documents. He is the founder of the Polish Genealogical Society of Connecticut and the Northeast. Barbara Proko coauthored The Polish Community of Worcester. A writer, editor, and avid genealogist, she is the granddaughter of immigrants from Russian Poland. She researches Polish settlement in New England.