For those with Pomeranian ancestry, rejoice! Ancestry has finally whittled down their matching estimates to more specific regions. What’s exciting about this update is the addition of Baltic States. It seems that Eastern European ancestry has been split apart into two separate groups that better define a person’s heritage. What’s changed? Users can opt to […]

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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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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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