[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] census for Mieczyslawowo
daveobee at shaw.ca
Mon Aug 29 10:50:19 PDT 2011
If they are duplicates of church records, then they are not census records. Two entirely different things, compiled in different ways, for different purposes, by different authorities.
----- Original Message -----
From: Christian Lucht <christianlucht at googlemail.com>
Date: Monday, August 29, 2011 10:45
Subject: Re: [Ger-Poland-Volhynia] census for Mieczyslawowo
To: gswilson19 at aol.com, ger-poland-volhynia at eclipse.sggee.org
> Hello Gail,
> as of my understanding these census records are duplicates of
> the original
> church records.
> The pastors had to write two records for each act (birth,
> marriage, death).
> Each year was entered in one book. At least for the last years between
> 1910-1945. The origial stayed at the church office and the
> duplicate was
> sent to the local registry office. Most of the records at the
> church offices
> (not sure abt. Przedecz) were destroyed in WW2 or have been lost
> ever since.
> But the duplicats still exist.
> They are still kept at the "Stanu Cywilnego" at the town hall in
> Przedecz(1910-). You can find the years 1873-1909 at the state
> archive in Konin and
> the years prior to that are at the Wloclawek archive. The earliest
> evangelical records were entered in 1827. These books include
> all the people
> that belonged to the parish. In your case Mieczyslawowo belonged to
> Przedecz. So the entry should be in the Przedecz records.
> During my trip to this area in July this year I lucked out and
> found many
> records at Sompolno and Chodecz. Unfortunately I did not have
> enough time to
> do research in Przedecz. Although I have a family SCHULTZ
> (SCHULCZ) around
> 1870 living at Miecyslawowo.
> The archive at Konin was closed till Sept. anyway. Not sure
> about the
> Wloclawek archive.
> 2011/8/27 <gswilson19 at aol.com>
> > Hi list,
> > Below is part of an email from a researcher my cousin was
> using in Poland.
> > Is anyone aware that these census records exist for
> Mieczyslawow? Does
> > anyone on the list know of anyone in the Konin area that does
> research or do
> > we have any list members living there?
> > Thank you,
> > Gail
> > I was also in Konin because I was recenty told some valuable
> documents> might also be there. And indeed, there are census
> records for the villages
> > of the area, e.g. for Mieczyslawowo. Unfortunately, these are
> thick volumes
> > which I was unable to study thoroughly as I was on my way to
> Przedecz and
> > would have to spend the whole day in Konin otherwise! But I
> saw there were
> > many Kruegers listed there, yours including (I think I found
> the family of
> > Johann August and Anna Rosine nee Mund, and it was said she
> died 8 Jun 1896,
> > but I have to confirm this in church records), also many
> Thiede's and
> > Kitzmanns. If you are ever interested, we could extend the
> search to review
> > these files. I know this may all seem too costly for you at
> some point but
> > in fact it came to me as a kind of surprise as I didn't expect
> those records
> > to be there, and preserved so well!
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