Tag Archives: Wylkowiszki

Lingertat Post 3

My next steps: I thought that the “No. 12” might be a reference to the number of the birth record in the Alphabetical Register of the births because of its placement right after the birth date. That made it pretty … Continue reading

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The Lutheran Church in Wylkowiszki

“A Little about the Community of Wilkowischen”: The Lutheran Church in Wylkowiszki The evangelical Lutheran church in Wylkowiszki was founded in 1843 as a “daughter” church of the congregation of Mariampol. Although the planning for a wooden church building and … Continue reading

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Personal Recollections of Wylkowiszki

One family member and her two young sons, the eldest born in 1900 and the younger, born in 1906, remained in Wylkowiszki until 1908. Their father had left for the United States in May 1907. The oldest son born in … 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 “ch” has replaced the Polish “z” in … Continue reading

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20th Century Wylkowiszki

When the Kazlova Ruda-Mariampol-Kalvarian railroad was built, Wylkowiszki started to decline as Mariampol became the center of trade for the Suwalki Region. (1)  In 1904 the repeal of the press ban led to the formation of cultural societies. (2) The … Continue reading

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The Town of Wylkowiszki

• Town where the information about the births, marriages, and deaths was recorded. Location and Geography The town of Wylkowiszki was located about ten miles from the East Prussian border. Wylkowiszki was the capital of the administrative district which bore … Continue reading

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Towns, Villages, and Manors of the Wylkowiszki Administrative District

Introduction The next series of twelve posts will focus on some of the towns, villages, and manors, in the Wylkowiszki Administrative District. The content is from the research I did on my three families and those that married into them. … Continue reading

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