Monthly Archives: November 2014

Summary of Kristijonas Donelaitis article

Kristijonas Donelaitis Prior to our July 2013 Family History Tour, the original article about Christian Donelaitis was sent by our Family History Tour Guide in order to give me a better understanding of the Lithuanian culture in Lithuania Minor aka … Continue reading

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Eidschun Family History

Bob Eidschun was the first fellow researcher I “met” almost twenty years ago after being given his name by an officer of Feefhs (See October 24, 2014 post) at the very first Feefhs conference I attended in Bloomington, Minnesota in … Continue reading

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Hirsch Family History

One of the first three researchers who contacted me through this blog is Al Hirsch. Born in Lithuania during WWII, his family came to the United States after the war. In the last few years he has amassed an amazing … Continue reading

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Altpreussische Geschlechterkund in Salt Lake City

The Family History Library in Salt Lake City has a hard bound collection of Altpreussische Geschlechterkund  http://www.vffow-buchverkauf.de/schriftenverzeichnis/apgfa.php which is easy to use as well as a microfilm version. All volumes are either in book or film format from 1927 to … Continue reading

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German Language Genealogical Periodicals: Altpreussische Geschlechterkunde

Introduction: German language genealogical periodicals have always been an attraction to me, first because of the possibility of their contents and second because of their accessibility at Concordia University Library, St. Paul, Minnesota, http://library.csp.edu/?s=Germanic+Genealogy+Society+collection&submit=Go where the Germanic Genealogy Society, http://www.ggsmn.orgContinue reading

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Mapywig

Mapywig http://www.archivauskunft.de/en/2009/06/map-archive-of-the-polish-military-institute-of-geography-1919-1939/ Mapywig is the website for the Map Archive for the Military Geographical Institute of Poland (WIG), 1919 – 1939. It encompasses many maps beyond the WIG (Wojskowy Instytut Geograficzny) in German, Polish, Russian and includes maps of other … Continue reading

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Annaberger annals about Lithuania and Lithuanian – German relations

Annaberger Annalen über Litauen und deutsch-litauische Beziehungen I wish to thank the first person who responded to my blog in November 2012, Alan Schlosser, for making me aware of the Annaberger annals. http://www.annaberger-annalen.de/ “This publication is the only German-language magazine … Continue reading

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