Having trouble finding your ancestors from Pomerania? You might want to look at Metryki.Genbaza.pl and the PTG’s website. Easy to follow directions for registration are found on this site here. Metryki.Genbaza.pl is where scans from the Koszalin and Gdansk archives are uploaded for genealogist access. According to new Polish rules at the archives, each book […]

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Hi, friends. The time has come where I am seeking out volunteers to manage information about specific Kreises in Pomerania. The task is far too great for me to compile in the time I have, and I am looking for people who wouldn’t mind typing up summaries about each Kreis. The purpose is to help […]

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If you had or suspect to have had relatives who were in the KPD, I have just updated the communist records page (which can be found by hovering over “Government Records” in the navigation) or by clicking here. While millions of communist-era records have been digitized in the Comintern project, aided by the archives in […]

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From both the Kirchenbücher and the Standesamt, you will find the death registry for Groß Brüskow and Besow form Kreis Stolp online here for these selected years: Groß Bruskow: Kirchenbücher Deaths 1869-1874 Groß Bruskow: Kirchenbücher Deaths 1909-1946 Groß Bruskow: Standesamt Deaths 1891-1892 Groß Bruskow: Standesamt Deaths 1900-1911 More future downloads will become available when more […]

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Thanks to one person in particular, I will be able to provide you with the death records from Groß Brüskow for the years 1869-1874, 1891-1892, and 1900-1946 for both church and civil records. (Kirchenbücher and Standesamt documents.) Since the Koszalin Archive documents disappeared from online, I have not spent much time maintaining this site. My […]

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Dear followers, my apologies to this recent development. It seems that the Koszalin Archives have yet again removed a large portion of their church books from the internet. I have put in a request to Pommern-L to see if there is any information available about this. If this uploading/removing trend continues, I will begin to […]

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With the Köslin (Koszalin) Archives, the Family History Center, and other sites putting Pomeranian church books online, I have created a table to house all the data of where the churches were, what Kreis (best translation would be “Circle,” however, the American understanding of county might fit better), religion, and years of availability. Paramount to […]

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The site was just updated with links underneath the Place List. It’s pretty bare bones right now, but my intention is to get a few people to help maintain each page and start bringing in information about each page into English. I would also like to get a master list of place names/district/province so people […]

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