Lands records for Semerow, formerly of Kreis Schivelbein, begin in the Grundbücher starting in 1855 and go through 1944. A quick look shows that these surnames appear in these book are: Becker, Borchard, Böttcher, Braasch, Braun, Bugs, Colberg, Dallmann, Damerow, Dreblow, Friedrich, Gruchow, Haese, Hanke, Hohenstein, Jagow, Krause, Lilge, Meyer, Neumann, Plautz, Ponath, Rabenhorst, Roggenbuch, […]

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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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