[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Zhitomir Kelms
kitchur at mymts.net
kitchur at mymts.net
Thu Aug 1 20:04:58 PDT 2013
try the manitoba vital web site, lots of Kelm's there
and check for family history books (this site is free to use)
> Date: Thu, 1 Aug 2013 16:27:21 -0500
> From: perry1121 at aol.com
> To: ger-poland-volhynia at sggee.org
> Subject: Re: [Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Zhitomir Kelms
> Since both Ludwig Kelm and Emilie Ziebart are common names, though not
> necessarily combined with the birth date range you have, you might push
> a little on the Georg and Gottlieb Kelm who lived in the Neepawa region
> as well. Look at the 1916 Canada census for each of these Kelms. Where
> were they? What are their wives' names? Look for ship manifests. Look at
> neighbors who homestead nearby and also come from Volhynia about the
> same time. Often relatives or neighbors over there traveled to the New
> World together. Look for births and marriages of Gottlieb and Georg Kelm
> in Volhynia. Do the same wives' names show up? Look for births if they
> immigrated with children. If they are related to Ludwig, some of this
> other information might provide you with new clues.
> Good luck.
> Sigrid Pohl Perry
> On 8/1/2013 12:57 PM, Kris Kelm wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I've given this a crack in the past and I've been able to get a little
> > further in my research, but I'm desperate for a little guidance and
> > assistance. So, my questions, in a few parts (with four part harmony):
> > Background: According to the 1940 national registration, my ggf is from
> > Zhitomir, as well as his parents. My ggm was born in Volyn, and her parents
> > are from "Poland". He served in the Russian military around 1904-1907, and
> > immigrated to Canada 1913, settling in the Neepawa area of Manitoba with
> > his wife and one child (born before immigration, 1 year old). He had a
> > brother in the area that he had stayed with briefly, according to his
> > homestead application documents, as well as the registration. I have
> > discovered a George Kelm in the Neepawa area in the 30s. There was also a
> > Gottlieb.
> > Ggf: Ludwig Kelm, born circa 1882-1885.
> > Ggm: Emelia Ziebart, born circa 1892
> > Questions:
> > Can anyone help me get past this block, find ggf or ggm parents, confirm
> > date of birth, ascertain the brother's name, etc? I am striking out.
> > Does anyone know of a reliable researcher that I could be put in touch with
> > to help me on the Ukraine side?
> > Are Russian military service records available for that time, and what
> > kinds of information might they contain?
> > Was land registered in some fashion at that time, or census info taken?
> > They were a farming family...
> > Thank you to those who have helped me in the past, and in advance to those
> > I hope can help me again.
> > Kris
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