Monthly Archives: January 2017

RESEARCH 2012-2015 POST 20 SPURGATS IN KONIGSBURG ADMINISTRATIVE DISTRICT

Konigsberg Administrative District The northern half of the Kӧnigsberg Administrative District is now Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia. The southern half is now in Poland. The Russian-Polish border cuts through the middle of Prussian Eylau and other points east and west. Kӧnigsberg … Continue reading

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RESEARCH 2012-2015 POST 19 SPURGATS IN THE 19th and 20th Centuries

Over 70 people with my -at name (and its few variations) in the 19th and 20th centuries have been located in the former East Prussia in the Gumbinnen and Konigsberg Administrative Districts. Someday there may be a connection to the … Continue reading

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RESEARCH 2012-2015 POST 18 SPURGAT RESEARCH EAST PRUSSIA KREIS TILSIT

Kreis Tilsit Tilsit was founded in 1365. Germans had been living there for a very long time. The borders of Tilsit as a city and a kreis changed throughout history. The district of Tilsit existed from 1818 to 1922. The district … Continue reading

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RESEARCH 2012-2015 Post 17 SPURGAT RESEARCH IN KREIS INSTERBURG

Kreis Insterburg  1736 Pritzkus Spurgatis  Peasants and Tenants of Northeast Prussia about 1736 is an indexed publication by Horst Kenkel which lists groups of individuals recorded in June 1736 in the four Hauptamter (Main Offices) in the District Litauen (Lithuanian … Continue reading

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