The following is the story of the timeline since 1983 of the buried church records at former Sammenthin in Kreis Arnswalde. Some of these people may be dead and some of the contact information for the people I wrote might be out of date. Sammenthin = Zamecin Schonfelde = Zensko (Chan-ish-ko) Arnswalde  = Choszczno (Host-no)  […]

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These books were photographed from the archives in Warsaw and concern the establishment of colonists in the country towns of the chamber department of Posen. One of the books below (Namentliches Verzeichnis) is a quite comprehensive list of colonists in the Ämter. While this does not cover the province of Pomerania, Posen was nearby, and […]

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This church book shows a list of the communicants in the parish of Charbrow from 1766 through the early 1800s. It also covers the surrounding villages of the Vorwerk Heide, Ziegelei (Ziegeleÿ), Speck (Spek), Labenz (Lebentz), Babidol (Babyedol), and Dambin (Dambien). Nahmen aller der jenigen welche sich bey mir zur Communion halten 1766. 1. Charbrow, […]

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The State Archives in Warsaw contain some relevant material for those researching in the arear surrounding Pomerania. In this case, during a search through archival holdings for emigration files, I stumbled upon a collection relating to South Prussia. What was even more surprising was, while others contained hundreds of pages on handfuls of individuals, that […]

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These are the emigration records from Kreis Randow. Please note that other books coinciding with Stettin and Saatzig might further contain some of the information one might be searching for, in consideration of the various boundary and jurisdictional changes that happened in this area. The books that are online are linked and bolded in the […]

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Despite the loss of church records for the city of Köslin, these records extensively detail the land-owning class into the early 1700s. It is my hope that through these records, researchers might be able to find fragments or even whole branches of their family trees. The books that are bolded and linked have been photographed […]

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This collection doesn’t quite fit neatly into the same category as other immigration/emigration records. These mostly detail the passports of those entering or leaving Daber in Kreis Naugard and predate most of the actual emigration lists of people who permanently left Pomerania for other foreign places. Notably, these show deposited Reisepässe, sending back illegitimate persons, […]

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These are the emigration records from Kreis Greifenberg. 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. Die Auswanderungen Königl. Unterthanen in fremde Staaten, sowie die mit dem […]

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