You're welcome sdpsac.
So your research starts from scrach as in going backwards from yourself gathering documents on each generation until you come to the ancestor that came from "old country".
Take a listen to pronounciation http://ivona.com www.genealogienetz.de/regwww.rootsweb.com/~polwgw/index.html
Your father's church baptismal record would have his parents place of birth.
distribution of WENDLAND surname holders in Poland:http://www.moikrewni.pl/mapa/kompletny/wendland.html
map of Poland's wojewodztwos:http://www.geneteka.genealodzy.pl/http://igrek.amzp.pl/mapindex.php?cat=WIG100