[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Re Belchatow records; Petrich

Bernd Engelhorn ben.angel at t-online.de
Fri Sep 9 05:12:26 PDT 2011

Hello Cathy,

thank you very much for your reply. I will check the Poznan records during 
the next weeks. If I will find anything of interest I will write about it.

Bernd Engelhorn


From: "Cathy Walters" <walters.cathy at yahoo.com>
Sent: Thursday, September 08, 2011 4:10 PM
To: <ger-poland-volhynia at eclipse.sggee.org>
Subject: Re: [Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Re Belchatow records; Petrich

> Hello Bernd, Have you tried the Poznan Project site of marriages?  If not, 
> I would try that being Posen Germany in one of kreis's they were likely 
> from.
> Petrich families in our area lived in Olmsted & Wabasha county in 
> Minnesota and belonged to the German Lutheran churches in Bremen , Trinity 
> Lutheran church 1st and then Emmanueal Lutheran church, Potsdam,MN 2nd ( 
> both in Olmsted County on the boarder of Wabasha county) Unfortunately the 
> Trinity church books were in fire two times & Emmanual has no Centennial 
> book-they are very-very small farm towns.  I have the Centennial books of 
> Plainview,Minnesota- Immanual Lutheran & Elgin,Minnesota- Trinity Lutheran 
> both in Wabasha county .  Olmsted County Historical Society may be able to 
> be of help & there is findagrave which does have Potsdam's cemetery on it.
> ( my fathers ancestors Mietzner , Fedder & Heyn of kreis Kolmar,Posen 
> Germany & Rossin of kreis Mogilno,Posen Germany, used both of those old 
> churches before using Plainview & Elgin churches.) If they are a part of 
> your Petrich branch.   Cathy in Elgin,Minnesota

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