Monthly Archives: January 2015

The Town of Wylkowiszki

• Town where the information about the births, marriages, and deaths was recorded. Location and Geography The town of Wylkowiszki was located about ten miles from the East Prussian border. Wylkowiszki was the capital of the administrative district which bore … Continue reading

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Towns, Villages, and Manors of the Wylkowiszki Administrative District

Introduction The next series of twelve posts will focus on some of the towns, villages, and manors, in the Wylkowiszki Administrative District. The content is from the research I did on my three families and those that married into them. … Continue reading

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Internal Travel Passport

Note: This passport was the subject of the November 28, 2013 post, but it is posted here in a different context with new information. GGS member Cynthia Jacobson learned about her great-grandfather, Johann Ferdinand Hutop, from his internal travel passport. … Continue reading

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Civil Record of Emma Hutop and August Hilger Marriage

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Church Record of August Hilger and Emma Hutop Marriage

10 September August Hilger of Belmont [a neighborhood in Passaic, New Jersey] geb. 21 September 1877 in Wisztynice, Russland, son of August Hilger and Genriette Jung Emma Hutop of Belmont, geb. 5 December 1879 in Gize, Russland daughter of Ferdinand … Continue reading

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The Marriage Of Emma Hutop and August Hilger

GGS member Cynthia Jacobson shares a wedding portrait of her ancestors. Emma Hutop and August Hilger arrived in New York City in 1905 after living in Essen, Germany for about five years. A few weeks later they were married in … Continue reading

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