Unfortunately for researchers, the church records for Sageritz and several of the civil registry offices that served the parish’s villages were lost in World War II. For many, this has created an insurmountable roadblock that has been difficult to overcome. Luckily a very large number of land registers have survived. These secondary sources can be […]

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The Hypothekenbücher and Grundbücher from the following regions have been uploaded for viewing: Kussow Grundbuch Vol. 1 (Entries 1-14) Papritzfelde Grundbuch Vol. 4 (Entries 9-13) Schmaatz Grundbuch Vol. 1 (1-8) Schmaatz Grundbuch Vol. 2 (Entries 9-26) Schmaatz Grundbuch Vol. 3 (Entries 26-56) These books come from the region of Stolp in the former Eastern Prussian province of Pomerania, […]

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It is with great pleasure that I am able to share for the first time the land register books of Alt Damerow in Kreis Stolp. These mortgage and land deeds go back to the early 1800s and chronicle the history of the and and its owners, also occasionally bringing to light any inheritance matters, and […]

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I was in receipt of the citizen’s register from Landsberg an der Warthe this week. It’s a very small document in comparison to most records, but it contains hundreds of entries with birth dates and civil information such as birth dates, professions, and places of origin. While the register was completed in 1822, it contains […]

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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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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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