Category Archives: history

An understanding of the impact that events have had on this area that in some way may directly affect one’s ancestors or the search to find them.

Landsmen Updated Post 2

Vol. 25 Double Issue (January 2017) Special Section on Kalwaria: Part II (Note: Both articles are listed as Part II) The Editor reviews the information from Part I (Vol. 23, Nos. 1-2, November 2013.) https://suwalkigermans.wordpress.com/2016/02/15/2016-landsmen-post-1/ Another Historical Re-Cap of the … Continue reading

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Landsmen Updated Post 1

Earlier posts summarized articles of interest from the Suwalk-Lomza Interest Group. https://suwalkigermans.wordpress.com/2015/04/06/landsmen-suwalki-lomza-interest-group/ https://suwalkigermans.wordpress.com/2015/04/27/landsmen-1994-1995/ https://suwalkigermans.wordpress.com/2015/04/28/landsmen-1996-1997/ https://suwalkigermans.wordpress.com/2015/05/01/landsmen-1998-to-2002/ https://suwalkigermans.wordpress.com/2015/05/05/landsmen-2002/ https://suwalkigermans.wordpress.com/2015/05/11/landsmen-2002-to-2004/ https://suwalkigermans.wordpress.com/2015/05/18/landsmen-2004-to-2005/ https://suwalkigermans.wordpress.com/2015/07/16/landsmen-2005-to-2011/ https://suwalkigermans.wordpress.com/2015/07/31/landsmen-2005-to-2011-2/ https://suwalkigermans.wordpress.com/2016/02/15/2016-landsmen-post-1/ https://suwalkigermans.wordpress.com/2016/03/01/2016-landsmen-post-2/ https://suwalkigermans.wordpress.com/2016/03/16/2016-landsmen-post-3/ The next two posts bring the reader up to date on articles that may interest other researchers … Continue reading

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Results from Emigrants Index from Stalluponen to Poland (now Lithuania) 1816-1877 Part II

(Information is from three FHL microfilms) FHL FILM 1539248 48 Item 1 I found a nicely- typed copy of names alphabetized by years starting in 1822. This was exactly the time period I was interested in. Many birth dates were … Continue reading

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Emigrants Index from Stallupönen to Poland [now Lithuania] 1816-1877 Part 1

As I have written previously, it is so helpful to have found another family history researcher with whom to work. I refer to my “young German cousin” in Belgium. In May 2016 he asked the following question: Have you ever … Continue reading

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Baltic Linguistic Branches in the 11th Century from Lithuanians in Canada by Pr. Gaida. S. Kairys, J. Kardelis, J Puzinas, A. Rinkūnas, J. Sungaila.

Available at the Family History Library. https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/98162?availability=Family%20History%20Library The Contents of this 1967 book introduces various topics of Lithuanian settlement in Canada—immigration, religion, education, the arts, communication, social and charitable organizations, politics, sports, professionals, and business and industry. At first glance … Continue reading

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Lithuanians in Winnipeg

Note: In The Illusion of Peace Victoria Estes used this text as part of her research. https://suwalkigermans.wordpress.com/2017/12/16/the-illusion-of-peace-the-fate-of-the-baltic-displaced-persons-1945-1952-by-victoria-marite-helga-eastes-post-13/ Lithuanians had settled in Winnipeg in the 1920s. They “lived through the Hungry Thirties when the government seemed largely indifferent to the fate … Continue reading

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DP, Lithuanian Immigration to Canada after the Second World War by Milda Danys

Note: In The Illusion of Peace Victoria Estes used this text as part of her research. https://suwalkigermans.wordpress.com/2017/12/16/the-illusion-of-peace-the-fate-of-the-baltic-displaced-persons-1945-1952-by-victoria-marite-helga-eastes-post-13/ I first found this book in the high-density collection at the FHL Library in July 2017. A few things caught my immediate attention. … Continue reading

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