This book contains two main pieces of history for Gülzow: first the Protokoll und Rechnungs Buch der Schneider Amt and the Schneider Lehrlings Buch. The first contains bills and other matters associated with the administrative acts of the guild from May 1752 until the end of 1785. The latter is the guild’s book of apprentices. […]

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The Rezess for Klein Panknin is an important text. The book references many of the families with wives and children who lived in Klein Panknin around 1838. It is a short and quite legible document for those who are interested in family from Klein Panknin. Klein Panknin Rezess (1838-1839) This Rezess should be a written […]

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The Grundsteuer for Klötzin assesses taxable values for the village in Belgard. Names of then current and previous owners are listed with parcel numbers, references to the Flurbuch and Mutterrolle, and how large the property was. Klötzin Gemeinde Grundsteuer (1866-1896) My personal interest in this village is my Gutknecht family. Related? Send me an email!

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While Körlin’s Standesamt survived, only its military church book for the garrison managed to make it to the present day. With such a huge gap in a historic city’s records, looking to the guilds can be a helpful start for understanding who worked in the area. The Schmied guild essentially covers blacksmiths belonging to the […]

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These are the two volumes of land registers for the village of Kamissow in Kreis Belgard. The first volume of the Grundbuch contains numerous entries whereas the second volume only has a few pages with any content. The remaining pages were blank and were not photographed. Grundbuch von Kamissow Band I Blatt 1-14 Grundbuch von […]

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This one-page file from 1853 provides information on the teacher, Carl Voeltz, in Natztow. It was signed and dated April 28, 1853 by the preacher Plaensdorf in Rarfin. Lehrer Karl Völtz in Natztow The record was incorrectly indexed under “Natzlow.” Two variations of the name are found: Karl Völtz and Carl Voeltz–they are the same […]

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School records are useful for understanding the history of the school or its teachers. Numerous pages go into great detail about the subjects being taught, the school master’s qualifications, and other information pertaining directly to the school’s operation. Occasionally, there are a few pages giving information about the inhabitants of a village or the children […]

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This record opens up to the property’s ownership by Kurt von Kleist of Kamissow and Friedrich von Braunschweig of Standemin, both claiming the title of nobility as “Rittergutsbesitzer.” An old map of the property can be found in the beginning pages of the bound document. Das Grundstück Bd. I Bl. 14 zu Natztow (incorrectly cataloged […]

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