While the original church book for this timespan in Belgard has not survived, the Schneider guild’s “Amts und Protokollbuch” contains two pages of marriage entries. For convenience, they have been linked below.

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I happened upon this church book in the Stettin Archives by mistake. Since it was such a small book, I opted to photograph it in addition to the items on my agenda. I’ll explain the story behind this after going into detail about this book. Quisbernow Kirchenbuch (1840) The church book for Quisbernow is a […]

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These book cover the Concordienkirche (Konkordienkirche) in Landsberg an der Warthe, for births and marriages. The books in the archives begin in 1812 and continue through 1874. They were obtained in person and with permission of the archives in Gorzów Wielkopolski. Due to the regulations concerning daily limits, I was only able to photograph the […]

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These book cover the church of St. Marien, the Hauptkirche in Landsberg an der Warthe, for births, marriages, and deaths. The books in the archives begin in 1814 and continue through 1874. They were obtained in person and with permission of the archives in Gorzów Wielkopolski. The kind staff were incredibly helpful. It does appear […]

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The Database for Family History in Pomerania The Pommerndatenbank, the Database for Family Research (Genealogy) in Pomerania, is an online database covering all of Pomerania which was compiled for people researching their ancestors. It can be found at pommerndatenbank.de. Gunthard Stübs maintains the Pommerndatenbank and the three different databases within it. His Pomeranian ancestry makes […]

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The church books for Schurow in Kreis Stolp are now available through our online portal. This Lutheran church served as the parish for Darsow, Groß Runow, Klein Gluschen, Langeböse, Pottangow, Schierwens, Schurow, and Zechlin. The church books through our online portal cover the following years: Births (1864-1899) Marriages (1862-1946) Deaths (1869-1945) It should also be […]

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The church book for Arnhausen covers the years 1824-1848 with many gaps in-between. After 1825, many years go missing for the smaller communities, but remain for the villages of Battin, Arnhausen, and Heide. Around 1841, records continue. This is probably due to the church keeping books separate for each village during that period. Births, marriages, […]

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The Old Lutheran community of Darsin in Kreis Stolp has been digitized by the Mormons and can be found here on FamilySearch.  Villages included for these years are Darsin, Sochow (not to be confused with Sorchow near Groß Garde), Grumbkow, and others from 1847-1875. These records were originally listed incorrectly by the Mormons as belonging […]

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The Pommerscher Greif just published that the Ortsfamilienbuch Demmin is now available online. Currently, the entries only consist of the years 1860-1900 from the military church book. More is to be added with time through future updates and corrections. A translation of David Krüger’s description can be read below. The first Prussian garrison in Demmin […]

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From both the Kirchenbücher and the Standesamt, you will find the death registry for Groß Brüskow and Besow from Kreise Stolp and Schlawe 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 […]

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