The two books in the series are a little different than most I’ve come across. A number of the earlier land registers contain the same information as that found in the first book for Zietlow. However, in this case, the book was labeled as a mortgages book rather than a Grundbuch. As such, it would […]

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This mortgage book complements the Grundbücher for Peterfitz and includes references to land in Klaptow. Further information is expanded upon and the earliest entries list more than just the owner’s “Ehefrau,” sometimes listing her full name and more information about when the property was acquired and from whom. The book is dated 1822-1845 but contains […]

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The land records for Peterfitz in Kreis Kolberg-Körlin contain entries of property owners for the village. Each entry in the first volume typically begins with mortgages and continues to listing the residents and some of their relatives. Peterfitz Grundbuch Volume 1 Peterfitz Grundbuch Volume 2 Other early records for this village are scarce, and church […]

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This document is a collection of certificates for land in Pumlow. These denote land rights and inheritable transfers of property to offspring. There are pages concerning inheritable tenancy of the land and mortgages. Pumlow Urkunden Sammlung As church records no longer exist for the Siedkow parish to which Pumlow belonged, this document stands as evidence […]

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These two volumes of Grundbücher contain listings of property owners for the village of Moitzelfitz in Kreis Kolberg-Körlin. Some of the earliest entries date back to about 1820 with some referencing regulations from 1811. Grundbuch Volume 1 (1-13) Grundbuch Volume 2 (19-44) While upon first glance it might appear that some entries for Moitzelfitz are […]

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This book lists the mortgages for the cottager’s property belonging to Johann Leopold Ehlert in Rarfin from July 23, 1821. It was then passed on to the cottager Johann Ehlert on June 6, 1848. The next descendant would be Carl Schlee, who married one of Johann’s daughters. The Elert family was well-known throughout Rarfin, and […]

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This is the mortgage register for the Gerichtsmann Johann Voigt and his wife Abigail Perleberg in Rarfin from July 23, 1821 as the owner of the Bauerhof #3. Subsequently, the book contains documents relating to his son, the Bauer, Christian Friedrich Voigt with his wife Ernestine Radünz on February 22, 1842. Das Hypotheken-Wesen des Bauerhofes […]

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