Thanks to several generous gifts, we were able to digitize roughly sixty emigration books from the Szczecin Archive. We continue to request and digitize books from Pomeranian archives and look to partner with those who would like to contribute scans they have acquired. Another thirty or so books should be available mid-February. I do apologize […]

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These are the emigration records from Pommern to Mecklenburg, Schwerin, and Strelitz. 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. Wegen Auswanderungen und Vermögens Exportationen nach dem […]

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These books cover the Altelutheranische (Old Lutheran) emigration from Pommern to North America and Australia. These records greatly complement the work of Wilhelm Iwan’s Die Altlutherische Auswanderung um die Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts: Eine Episode deutscher Auswanderung: Band II, which can also be searched in full-text at Archivaria. These Old Lutherans dissented to Friedrich Wilhelm […]

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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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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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These are the emigration records from Kreis Regenwalde. 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. Auswanderungen nach Nord Amerika Kreis Regenwalde. (1869-1872) [9805] Auswanderungen nach Nord […]

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This long awaited collection is finally online in-part. These are the emigration records from Kreis Lauenburg. 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 Vorschriften wegen […]

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The archives in Gdańsk have digitized the police records for the city of Danzig. The Allensteiner Indexierungsprojekt organized the collection on their website which can be viewed here. The list is quite long, and the card index starts at reference number 10/14/0/5/7000, which can be found towards the bottom. The collection itself is housed on […]

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Most immigration records in some capacity reference individuals looking to leave the country and might provide additional information through passenger lists and grantings of permission to leave. These records for Kreis Belgard entail information on those who either left the German (or Prussian at that time) territory of Belgard. Akten des Landraths-Amts Belgarder Kreise betreffend […]

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