These two books for Podewils entail the Grundsteuer, or property taxes, for the village. The documents list owners of land, taxable values, and include maps of some of the streets. The document for the Gemeinde are for the main area of the village whereas the book for the Gut appears to be for the manor. […]

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Two volumes of Mutterrolle exist for Grünewald. These list owners and residents in the village, and can be useful for discovering more about specific ancestors. As both duplicate church and civil records largely survived the war, this book is better suited for complementing information found within those registers. Grünewald Mutterrolle I Grünewald Mutterrolle II This […]

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The Artikelverzeichnis contains information related to the Grundsteuer, or property taxes. Some pages are about the Flurbuch. There are references to the Mutterrolle and the buildings and residents from Gramenz. Most of the pages seem to be from the early 1900s. Artikelverzeichnis des Gutsbezirks Gramenz This book contains very little useful information for genealogy and […]

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The Mutterrolle is a compendium of pages comprising of a listing of buildings, residents, property descriptions, and tax documents. Admittedly, this is not the most interesting document for a family historian, especially since both the church and civil registers have survived for Gramenz. However, for those looking to expand on the stories of their ancestors […]

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