Gottlieb Schulz, born 25 Sep 1774, in Hohenselchow, died 1835 Gottlieb was born 25 Sep in Hohenselchow. He was a soldier, a carpenter and owner in the neighboring village of Heinrichshof. Gottlieb married Anne Dorothee Sophie Lohn. Unfortunately, Anne, the wife of carpenter Gottlieb, died young on 18 Jul 1810, age 28, and was buried […]

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New, never-before digitized Kirchenbücher for Kreis Greifenhagen are now online for free access. We were asked by a reader to look into the missing book from the Szczecin Archive for the village of Selchow from 1810 to 1848. Naturally, once stumbling upon the entire undigitized collection, we felt it pertinent to obtain not just that […]

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Few early records for Zarnefanz were easily found. While the Grundbücher for the early 1800s does not appear to have survived, these three Grundakten cover specific properties in the village. These contain Erbhofroölle and even pages from the original Grundbücher for this lot. Das Grundstück Bd. 4 Bl. 46 zu Zarnefanz Das Grundstück Bd. 4 […]

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This collection of documents details land ownership from around the time the peasant Bauer were given property rights in the early 1800s. Especially considering the church records for Lenzen are no longer in existence, these pages provide crucial information to those tracing their lineages to this village. Urkunden Sammlung (Rezess)

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These are some of the earliest land records available for Lenzen, where church books have not survived. These volumes are of greater importance, as the Standesamt register survived and helps to fill in gaps. Because of the Grundbücher, it might be possible to trace one’s lineage further back. Grundbuch von Lenzen Band III Blatt 10-12 […]

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Some of the pages of this document collection contain Rezess files detailing the ownership of land. Urkunden Sammlung von Gross Jestin (1850) This valuable resource contains numerous names from the village and has some pages dating back to 1836 and others going back to 1816 and 1823. In the absence of vital records, these hopeful […]

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These books detail property ownership for Groß Jestin in Kreis Kolberg-Körlin. Unfortunately, these records start later than the ideal situation, with many pages starting in the 1850s and 1860s. However, with the Standesamt completely lost and the only surviving church records (deaths) from the 1800s and 1900s being held hostage by the Archiwum Diecezji Koszalińsko-Kołobrzeskiej, […]

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These are the emigration records from Pommern to Mecklenburg, Schwerin, and Strelitz. The books that are online are linked and bolded in the list below. For more information about what types of information can be found in these books, please refer to the article on Kolberg’s emigration books. Wegen Auswanderungen und Vermögens Exportationen nach dem […]

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These books cover the Altelutheranische (Old Lutheran) emigration from Pommern to North America and Australia. These records greatly complement the work of Wilhelm Iwan’s Die Altlutherische Auswanderung um die Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts: Eine Episode deutscher Auswanderung: Band II, which can also be searched in full-text at Archivaria. These Old Lutherans dissented to Friedrich Wilhelm […]

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