The Schultzes emigrated from Germany in 1885 (presently called, Hohenselchow-Groß Pinnow, Uckermark District, Brandenburg, Germany), and settled first in Lewiston, Minnesota, and less than a year later, they moved the short five mile distance into the Bethany community. With a few exceptions, these Bethany immigrants were rural folk, farming in this new country and raising […]

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Christian Schulz, born 1759, died 1809 Christian Schulz was born 1759 and was a farmer in Hohenselchow. He married Luise Witt. Christian died at age 50, on 28 Jun 1809 and was buried on 1 Jul 1809. They had four children: Christian Friedrich Schulz, born 20 Apr 1796 in Hohenselchow. Christian Friedrich Schulz, son of […]

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Michel (Michael) Schulz, born on 19 1801 in Hohenselchow, died Jul 1828 Michel Schulz, farmer in Hohenselchow was married to Anna Dorothea Suckow. Anna Dorothea (Suckow) Schulz, wife of farmer Michel, died on 28 Feb 1810, age 36, and was buried on 3 Mar 1810. They did have one son. Michael Friedrich Wilhelm Schulz, born […]

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Daniel Schulz, born on 7 Feb 1770 in Hohenselchow, died 1818 Daniel, the second son of Gottlieb Schulz and Sophie Stendel, a farmer in Hohen- Selchow, was born on 7 Feb 1770 in Hohenselchow. Daniel married Anna Dorothea Müller, born about 1773. Daniel at the age of 48 died, on 8 Mar 1818 and was […]

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User Registration is now Open! After extensive testing, My Pomerania is proud to announce–for the first time ever–open public registration for the Family Tree Search: Ortsfamilienbuch. This enables you to share what you know about your Pomeranian lineage with the world. About the Project In 1982, Myron Gruenwald published the first issue of Die Pommerschen Leute […]

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I need to speak about the profession that generations of Rohrs were involved with.  Many of the old documents from Germany list the professions of the male line.  This is can also aid in finding additional information about one’s family and also confirm the information you currently have.  In the Rohrs’ case, this helped find […]

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For those with Pomeranian ancestry, rejoice! Ancestry has finally whittled down their matching estimates to more specific regions. What’s exciting about this update is the addition of Baltic States. It seems that Eastern European ancestry has been split apart into two separate groups that better define a person’s heritage. What’s changed? Users can opt to […]

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The Database for Family History in Pomerania The Pommerndatenbank, the Database for Family Research (Genealogy) in Pomerania, is an online database covering all of Pomerania which was compiled for people researching their ancestors. It can be found at pommerndatenbank.de. Gunthard Stübs maintains the Pommerndatenbank and the three different databases within it. His Pomeranian ancestry makes […]

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