These documents outline the process of immigration for people within former Kreis Schivelbein, occasionally referencing locations from the surrounding Kreise, including Belgard. Within these pages, hope is provided for people to trace the origins of their Pomeranian families who immigrated to the United States, Canada, and Brazil.

Some surnames that can be found in these books are (but are not limited to): Knaack, Ponath, Jahnke, Schneider, Luedtke, Dettmann, Butzke, Timm, Lubenow, Nickel, Groeler, Goede, Kassulke, Sanftmann, Staege, Klemp, Steffen, Iwan, Popp, Kohls, Bläsing/Blesing, Zenk, Barkow, Conrath, Gomoll, Rusch, Maaß, Koglin, Krause, Schulz, Manske, Schwantes. Schwanz, Runge, Gutknecht, and Utech.

For more a preview of what information can be found in these immigration documents, see the article on immigration records from Kolberg.


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