These books document the history of the villagers in Klein Rambin starting around the early 1800s. These were especially interesting to me, as my family originated in this village. It would seem that Michael Gehrke was the Schulz in Klein Rambin before Ernst Carl Gottlob Weiland (also spelled “Weyland”) took over the role following his […]

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These few items were incorrectly indexed in the Koszalin Archives as belonging to the Erbhof series for Podewils. These are inheritable farm records. Der Erbhof Nr. 25 Bd. III Bl. 49, Bd. I Bl. 18, Bd. V Bl. 146, Bd. III Bl. 72 zu Pumlow (Karl Marx)26/142/0/2/1924 Der Erbhof Nr. 40 Bd. I Bl. 4, […]

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These files appear to pertain specifically to the Vorwerk Ackerhof rather than the village of Vorwerk. According to the Belgard-Schivelbein website, Vorwerk was a farming village on the outset of the Belgard Castle, apparently lands that the castle used to till before it became its own settlement. Ackerhof was its own distinct farm, a Rittergut–or […]

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These files contain the inheritable farms in Podewils, Kreis Belgard. Unlike other series of Erbhofakten, these are more sparse and contain much less genealogical information. Der Erbhof Nr. 1 Bd. II Bl. 30 zu Podewils (Franz Müller) – 26/142/0/2/1913 Der Erbhof Nr. 2 Bd. II Bl. 35 zu Podewils – 26/142/0/2/1914 Der Erbhof Nr. 2 […]

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This document covers colonists on the forest plots of land in Pustchow, Kreis Belgard. This short file is from 1844 and contains the detachment and inheritable contracts of this Grundstück. Names that appear in these pages: Gottfried Piske and Gabriel Franz. Kolonisten auf den Forstgrundstücken zu Pustchow

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This book contains general files about the duplication of church books around Körlin. The document itself is of little interest to family history researchers, but does contain a few “chance finds” pages. Die von den Pfarrern einzureichenden Duplikate der Kirchenbücher. Vol. I. Acta Generalia (26/143/0/1.1/8)

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This expanding collection is comprised of mortgages, specific properties and their owners, and various other elements required for the transfer of land within the city to its various owners. In some cases, files on inheritance (Erben) can fill in gaps in family trees and suspected relatives because they tend to list all children with inheritance […]

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These books document the history of Belgard from the middle of the 1700s. In terms of land records, these are some of the earliest I’ve seen that show owners dating back this far. Those familiar with the surviving church books from Belgard Stadt will be happy to see a continuation of names, possibly going one […]

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