Category Archives: Images

Maps, pictures, photographs, diagrams, drawings, paintings, etc. are all examples of images.

The German Evangelical Lutheran Congregation in Mariampol

The church in Mariampol started in 1800 at the same time that the German craftsmen began to move into this area. The German influence was evident here, and Protestant communities were soon organized. Logically, a Lutheran church followed. A pastor … Continue reading

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Glimpses of Wylkowiszki

The following links provide the reader with various views of Wylkowiszki. They give an impression of the daily lives of the people, and where and how they lived. In some instances the German β€œch” has replaced the Polish β€œz” in … 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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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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Introduction and a Sunday Pipe

Introduction to the next Five Posts For display at the Spring 2013 Germanic Genealogy Society conference, GGS member Karen Schroeder asked for interesting pictures and stories of the ancestors of society members. The next five posts are my submissions and … Continue reading

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