[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] How to find ancestors that stayed in Volhynia
paul.edward.luther.rakow at desy.de
Sat Aug 10 09:39:52 PDT 2013
What have you already tried? Where did you get the dates
and places from? If you tell us a little more, it might make it
easier for someone to make the right suggestions.
I would expect that they lived in the same towns as their
parents, at least until they married. So, I would suggest looking
in the church books for their marriages, and looking through
the death records to see whether they died young.
Have you found these villages on a map - do you know which
parishes they belonged to (Lutheran or Catholic)? I'm having trouble
identifying some of them on my maps. There were several Lutheran
congregations in the general area, Sompolno, Babiak, Konin and Kolo
might be worth looking at.
There was a Lutheran congregation at a Wladyslawow between
Turek and Konin, but I don't think it would be "Wladyslawow,
Radziejow, Bydgoszcz" - are you sure your Wladyslawow was
I'm a bit puzzled when you say that these people "stayed in
Volhynia". All the places you name are a long way from Volhynia.
When do you think this family was in Volhynia?
gswilson19 at aol.com wrote:
> I consider myself a fairly advanced researcher. I know how to trace my
> ancestors from the U.S. backwards. But there are two half sisters of
> my greatgrandfather that apparently stayed in Volhynia and I have no
> idea how to go about looking for them. I don't know if they followed
> the family to the different cities the parents lived in or not.
> I am looking for
> Eleanore Krueger 21 Aug 1858 Wladyslawow, Radziejow, Bydgoszcz,
> Ernestine Krueger born 3 Apr 1856 Wladyslawow, Radziejow, Bydgoszcz,
> Parents were Johanne August Krueger Birth 1836 in Siarczyce,
> Wloclawek, Bydgoszcz, Poland Death 18 Feb 1917 in Mieczyslawow, Kolo,
> Poznan, Poland
> Karoline Anna Hermann Birth 1835 in Goczki
> Niemieckie, Radziejow, Bydgoszcz, Poland Death 18 Mar 1861 in
> Wladyslawow, Radziejow, Bydgoszcz, Poland
> I don't know if these women died young, ever got married, or what.
> Any suggestions on how to proceed would be appreciated.
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