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POST 6 Secondary Sources VFFOW (Print and Online Index) AND BOOKS

VFFOW The Index Quassowski The first secondary source is The Index Quassowski published in Hamburg, Germany, after the death of Quassowski in 1968. From 1977 to 1993 the Association for Family Research in East Prussia and West Prussia published his … Continue reading

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POST 1 Germans from Kreis Wilkowsichken/Vilkaviskis, Lithuania Facebook Group

The East Prussian Series on Political History has concluded. I interrupt this series to bring you three posts about my recent researh. The East Prussian series will continue in November with posts on Historical Fiction and Non-Fiction and Research Strategies … Continue reading

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THE RISE OF PRUSSIA to 1772: Changing Borders I

Post PH 1 Political History The political history of Prussia is divided into the next four posts with an emphasis on how this history probably affected those Germans who lived in Suwalki Province in the Russian Empire. Post PH 1: … Continue reading

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7th Anniversary Post

GOALS for Year 7: GOAL PARTIALLY MET: Almost but not quite, but there have been 24 posts in the last 12 months. Try to continue to post in the middle and end of each month. The delay in recent months … Continue reading

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History of the Protestant German Settlement in Lithuania Post 2

Bilder aus der Geschichte des evangelischen Deutschtums in Litauen by Hermann Jaekel Introduction The second and third posts have been translated for their historical intent. This rare information indicates that Germans had settled in Lithuania’s two largest cities, Kovno and … 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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6th Anniversary

Can it be six years already? Over 225 Posts! GOALS: Did I meet my Year 6 Goals? 6 out of 7! The map has a few entries of ancestral villages, names, and events: births, confirmations, marriages, and deaths. Three posts … Continue reading

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