St. Joseph, the Worker This is the holy icon given to the Kimbolton Catholic Church in memory of the Shapleski/Czablewski family’s early Polish immigrants who were sponsored to the New Zealand under the Vogel Scheme. Jakub Czablewski and other peasant hopefuls (including Wisniewski, Wischniowski, Lipinski, Rosanoski and Bielski) left their home villages of Lubichowo, Tczew […]

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The Ostdeutsche Familienkunde was a quarterly publication that produced content for former eastern German territories. Of particular interest to the Pomeranian researcher is the collection of indexed archival documents that include persons dating back to the 1600s. Some of these documents are not currently online, and this journal contains some of the only readable copies […]

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http://pom-wpru.kerntopf.com/index.htm I can’t believe I forgot to include one of the most relevant databases for family research in the areas surrounding Danzig. Click on the link above to find place names and which registry offices they were a part of. It is a great resource. Go check it out!

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