[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Wiese family from Plotzk

Jerry Frank FranklySpeaking at shaw.ca
Tue Oct 2 20:43:08 PDT 2007

There are several Knieja in modern day Poland but none known at this 
time to be in the Plock region.

There is one in former Posen and another in former West Prussia.

Jerry Frank - Calgary, Alberta
FranklySpeaking at shaw.ca

At 07:58 PM 02/10/2007, Rose Ingram wrote:
>Plotzk/Plock and Drwaly are in the 'county of Plock' about 50=60 
>miles WNW of Warsaw.
>You can do a seach for Plock or Drwaly  using the following 
>The following map available on the SGGEE website.
>Plock is a bit NW of Warsaw, the small area coloured darker pink.
>As you can see these places are no where near Bessarabia, but were 
>under Russian rule while your family lived there before coming to the US.
>You write I have Stephan Christoph Wiese, born 6-4-1858 in 
>Knieja,   What documentation do you have that shows this birth 
>place.  It does not ring a bell with me.
>Rose Ingram
>   ----- Original Message -----
>   From: joanp
>   To: ger-poland-volhynia at eclipse.sggee.org
>   Sent: Tuesday, October 02, 2007 5:28 PM
>   Subject: [Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Wiese family from Plotzk
>   I am searching to see where my ancestors lived.   I have Stephan 
> Christoph Wiese, born 6-4-1858 in Knieja, He married Caroline 
> Arndt, born 9-27-1937.
>   His parents were Johan Wiese and Anna Susana Garchi or Garcki.
>   His children were Emilie born Oct 1856, Julius Sept 1858, Herman 
> 1860, Pauline August 1868, Emma Feb 18, 1878, and Ottilie born 7-19-1879.
>   Son Herman immigrated from Russia, listing his last residence of 
> Plotzk, arriving in the US 10-11-1884.
>   Christoph immigrated from Russia, listing his last residence as 
> Drialy, arriving in the US 5-26-1885.
>   Is Plotzk and Drialy in Poland, or are they part of 
> Bessarabia,  or both.    I would appreciate any help in tracking this family.
>   Thank you.
>   Joan
>   _______________________________________________

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