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Bilder Post 4 Final Post from Keeping Track of the Lithuanians from the Past

One sees that it was a commanding number of Germans who, about the middle of the 17th century, lived in Wilna and there held citizenship rights (meant they could vote, hold offices—an important right and had to be earned. That … Continue reading

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History of the Protestant German Settlement in Lithuania Post 1

In January, February, and March 2013 the following posts included translations of several sections of Bilder aus der Geschichte des evangelischen Deutschtums in Litauen by Hermann Jaekel, published in 1964. These excerpts were part of a series of posts from … Continue reading

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Post 2 DNA Matches Results in a New Cousin and Then Not a Cousin

The discovery of a “Family Finder” DNA match in October 2017 to two researchers, one not connected with this blog and one which did, led to taking the next steps. The contact with the first researcher left us both baffled. … 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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The Resettlements of Germans from Lithuania during World War II By Piotr Lossowski Post 12

The following post contains significant information quoted and paraphrased from resources at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum Library and Archives on the history of Germans in Lithuania. It is shared here for its scholarly and historical perspective and to help … Continue reading

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New Series of Posts The Resettlements of Germans from Lithuania during World War II Post 11 By Piotr Lossowski

The following post contains significant information quoted and paraphrased from resources at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum Library and Archives. It focuses on the history of Germans in Lithuania and is shared here for the scholarly and historical perspective which … Continue reading

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