Tag Archives: Lithuanians

DNA Post 1 Is There a Lithuanian Specific DNA?

The next two posts will focus on recent experiences with DNA. I have been receiving Lithuanian Heritage since I first heard about it in the 1990s. The occasional articles about history, family roots, genealogy, specific locations in the Suwalki region, … 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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EWZ Post 8: Spurgat Records

The search with the professional researcher at NARA II was so successful that I decided to ask him to find the EWZ records of all the Spurgats I knew of in Lithuania or East Prussia. I used my list of … Continue reading

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EWZ Post 7 A Major Breakthrough

INTRODUCTION: I had set up a meeting with Dave Obee, former President of Feefhs, and exemplary Canadian researcher, before the Feefhs conference. I had brought all the ITS papers and some EWZ duplicates of Emil and Johann Hutop, especially the … Continue reading

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POST 6 EWZ HUTOP

EWZ Records Using the control number of Emil Hutop from his ITS/EWZ file, I found the correct FHL Stammblätter film, not yet digitized. However, I also wanted to search the Einwanderer films to learn how to get the case number. … Continue reading

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POST 5: EXPERIENCES WITH THE EWZ RECORDS

Introduction  From information on the 1931 marriage record of Emil Hutop and Anele Dainauskaite from a researcher in Lithuania who sent us a description of this record after discovering this blog, (while he was researching the Dainauskaite family), we knew … Continue reading

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POST 4: EWZ GOALS: Comments, Questions, and Hypotheses

Introduction: After I studied the articles by Obee, Blodgett, and Stroud listed in the first post, I composed a list of comments, questions and hypotheses into three goals. Goal 1: After I was introduced to the International Tracing Service Records, … Continue reading

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2018 NGS POST 2

”Accessing and Acquiring the Records of Eastern Europe: Family Search Efforts 2012-2017” Greg Nelson, Content Strategy Specialist for Eastern Europe and Central Asia in the Records Division of Family Search. Although the one hour presentation included Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Moldava, … Continue reading

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National Genealogy Society Conference Post 1

The EWZ series of posts will be interrupted to bring you four reports of conferences I have recently attended with emphasis on Suwalki Province and East Prussia. The National Genealogical Society 2018 Family History Conference was held May 2-5, 2018. … Continue reading

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