These documents outline the process of immigration for people within former Kreis Schivelbein, occasionally referencing locations from the surrounding Kreise, including Belgard. Within these pages, hope is provided for people to trace the origins of their Pomeranian families who immigrated to the United States, Canada, and Brazil. Some surnames that can be found in these […]

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This is the book for Rogzow and Neugasthof in Kreis Kolberg-Körlin. These land registers begin in 1831 and chronicle the history of the village through the lens of property ownership. Because of hereditary rights, other family members are often listed as the book progresses from parents to children. Grundbuch from Rogzow and Neugasthof Volume 1 […]

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There are not many surviving records from Wartekow. The Grundbuch, however, is luckily preserved by the Polish State Archives in Koszalin. While the book mentioned here begins in 1875, there are a few other documents in the archives that have not been digitized yet which detail earlier history through mortgages. Wartekow Grundbuch Volume 1 (1-25)

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The Grundbücher for Dassow begin in 1827 and document the history of land ownership for the village. What’s amazing about these books is that they sometimes list children and spouses and their birth dates. Currently, volumes 1-7 have been photographed. Grundbuch Volume 1 (1-20) Grundbuch Volume 2 (1-71) Grundbuch Volume 3 (72-120) Grundbuch Volume 4 […]

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This page is currently a work in progress as I study the patterns of movement of shepherds and herdsmen from the Belgard parish. Philipp Wedig Bloedorn and Barbara Catharina Wenzel Schäfer in Ackerhof Karoline Sophia born February 1, 1794 in Ackerhof   Christoph Klotz and Christina Steffers (Steffens?) Hirte in Roggow Christoph Friedrich born April […]

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