What is the Pommern Database? I conceived the idea to create this database early in the summer of 2016. At that time, there was no central database for searching. Pieces were fragmented all over the internet. The Pommerscher Greif had not yet introduced their “Quellensuche” to see what vital records are still available. Little by […]

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The experienced family researcher with ancestors in Pomerania knows the situation. The sources for family research in Pomerania are archived, due to the special historical and legal situation, in the various archives and offices in Germany and Poland. The church books and civil registry office documents are distributed on: State archives in Poland (State Archive […]

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A New Answer to a Decades-Old Search For most, the journey to connect their family trees in Pomerania has been a struggle due to archival restrictions, privacy laws, and decades of the Cold War. More recently, with the expansion of high-speed internet and the renewed interest in family history, records from Pomerania are slowly being […]

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