These are the mortgage and property records for Klötzin in Kreis Belgard. So far as known, no civil or church records survived, making these books exceptionally important. Land owners were listed in chronological order for each parcel of land. Grund- und Hypothekenbuch des [im Schivelbeinschen Kreise gelegenen Dorfes Klötzin b] Klötzin a. Band I Blatt […]

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The Grundbücher for Rützow detail the ownership of the pension farmers from what was known as a Rentengüter. Earlier entries detail the the owners before more people settled in from elsewhere. This was, in-part, a product of inner colonization. Special thanks to a librarian in Koszalin, who helped by photographing the first three books several […]

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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 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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This document pertains to the parcel from the Grundbuch, volume I entry number 5. The beginning opens up with an Erbhöferolle for the Halbbauerhof for the inheritable family Schellong. The pages following describe the fifth entry in the Grundbuch, third partition, number 10, beginning with a mortgage document concerning the Fleischermeister Bernhard Wendt. From these […]

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The Grundbuch for Natztow is one of the only surviving records detailing the history of the village prior to the implementation of the Standesamt in October of 1874. These land records cover the early 1800s and have entries branching into the 1900s. Grundbuch von Natztow Band Ic Blatt 1-17 One interesting fact to note is […]

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Kowanz belonged to the parish of Körlin. The church books for Körlin, however, have been lost due to the ravages and after effects of war. The Grundbücher for Kowanz help restore some of the family lineages lost, as these property records often list inheritors and family members of the property owner. Grundbuch von Kowanz Band […]

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Although the civil registry for Boissin survived through the Standesamt Lenzen, church books for this village can no longer be found to assist with research prior to October 1874. However, these land registers, while missing the original two volumes, provide a glimpse into land ownership for the village of Boissin. Information found in the Grundbücher […]

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