[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Poland's "Dutch" Villages

Nancy Gertner nancygertner at mac.com
Wed Jul 4 13:20:52 PDT 2012

Thank you Otto for this excellent compilation of resources.

Today I celebrate the 146th anniversary of the arrival in USA of my immigrant great-grandparents following great-grandfather Jahnke's fulfilling his three years of obligatory service in the Prussian Army in 1866.

Nancy in Minnesota
Researching Deutschmann, Gartner, Grams, Hochbaum, Jahnke, Jesse, Mallas, Neufeld, Sonnenburg, Ziemer
with roots in Poland

On Jul 4, 2012, at 8:30 AM, Otto wrote:

> To follow up on Helen's comments:
> Lack of an insight to past history creates a morning fog situation. Poland has been host to many ethnic immigrants, for that is what our forefathers were.
> I've condensed the following as much as needed yet kept it informative if you do the suggested supportive readings. May you be left with an expanded view of colonist settlers and their motives upon completion even though we are always left with questions generated.
> National boundaries are constantly changing so it is preferable to analyze our villages using ethnicity/genetics as a base.

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