The family of Wilhelm Dawurske immigrated to New York in 1881. Because the Dammen church records for earlier years have been lost, this family’s lineage was painstakingly reconstructed from the few scraps of history left to tell the tale. The connection to Groß Gluschen was confirmed by information found on a now-defunct German website (Gienke.net), […]

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Albert G. Dawurske was born on 10 Sep 1848 in Neu Damerow. (Possibly, his middle initial stood for Georg.) He died on 16 Feb 1937 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, He married Bertha Wodtke (also referred to as Wutke) on 24 Mar 1873. She was born on 03 Dec 1854 in Germany and died on 18 Oct […]

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The Dawurske surname is a unique variation of the Slavic name Dworsky, originating in Wendisch Karstnitz in Kreis Stolp. I have spent many years researching this surname in an effort to find a connection to my own family; all have come up empty. However, in researching this specific family, I began to notice specific trends […]

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