My Father: Erich Otto Albert Bonneß Oldest son of seven siblings (four sons and three daughters) Born on February 17, 19– In Sternin, Kreis Kolberg-Körlin As a child, he moved with his parents to Damgard, Neu Quetzin, and Zernin. Profession: farmer in Zernin My Mother: Hedwig Helene Elwine Ramm Oldest daughter of three siblings (one son […]

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Neugersdorf from then until today… (Heimat group) Interesting things from and about Neugersdorf, Sachsen. Pictures of then and today and their stories are welcome here. Political and religious as well as personal discussions do not belong here and are deleted. We are a home group and are always nice to each other… Excerpt from my […]

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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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I wanted to take the opportunity to thank those who helped MyPomerania.com raise $65 these last two months. This is almost half of the operational expenses for a year! Your outpouring has been generous, and as the editor of this site, I appreciate the help to offset hosting costs. The plan is to continue adding […]

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Hi, friends. The time has come where I am seeking out volunteers to manage information about specific Kreises in Pomerania. The task is far too great for me to compile in the time I have, and I am looking for people who wouldn’t mind typing up summaries about each Kreis. The purpose is to help […]

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From both the Kirchenbücher and the Standesamt, you will find the death registry for Groß Brüskow and Besow form Kreis Stolp 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 when more […]

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Thanks to one person in particular, I will be able to provide you with the death records from Groß Brüskow for the years 1869-1874, 1891-1892, and 1900-1946 for both church and civil records. (Kirchenbücher and Standesamt documents.) Since the Koszalin Archive documents disappeared from online, I have not spent much time maintaining this site. My […]

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Dear followers, my apologies to this recent development. It seems that the Koszalin Archives have yet again removed a large portion of their church books from the internet. I have put in a request to Pommern-L to see if there is any information available about this. If this uploading/removing trend continues, I will begin to […]

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With the Köslin (Koszalin) Archives, the Family History Center, and other sites putting Pomeranian church books online, I have created a table to house all the data of where the churches were, what Kreis (best translation would be “Circle,” however, the American understanding of county might fit better), religion, and years of availability. Paramount to […]

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