[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] The brick wall is crumbling
gary at warnerengineering.com
Tue May 15 10:48:48 PDT 2007
You have waited a long time. Now you can join the rest of us,
including Al Muth, trying to find their way out of Poland. :-)
DrVbuzz at aol.com wrote:
> For about a dozen years I've searched for records in Volhynia that would
> point me back to Poland. In Poland I only had one valid record in the Chelm area,
> and have been unable to find the backup for it. I kept working at it, asking
> members what I should do, letting them know who I was researching, and asking
> for help, ideas, what to do next.
> Last weekend I recieved an email from Al Muth with the following subject line
> "Are these your grandparents Victor?" Al had found the marriage record in the
> Volhynian Rozyszcze Parish film for Ludwig Jess & Juliane Rode, the event
> took place November 12, 1891. The Polish villages for the bride & groom are
> Chmielewo, Lomza Gubernia (NE of Pultusk) and Bielsko, Lublin Gubernia. Thinking
> the Rozyszcze films should be reviewed, a few months ago I hired a researcher
> to go through them. The record was not found. Al explained the marriage
> records are not alphabetized and are not in chronological order, making research
> very difficult. The Winston Churchill lesson certainly applies here, "Never,
> Never, Never give up!"
> I'm now looking forward to moving ahead of course another big thank you to Al.
> Victor Gess
> Researching in Poland and Volhynia
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