[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Welke from Cycow
udo-edelgard at freenet.de
Thu Nov 21 07:27:29 PST 2013
the moikrewni.pl mapa doesn't show any Welkes in the Cycow area:
----- Original Message -----
From: "Joyce Guasch" <jguasch at fastmail.net>
To: "'Edelgard Strobel'" <udo-edelgard at freenet.de>;
<ger-poland-volhynia at eclipse.sggee.org>
Sent: Wednesday, November 20, 2013 7:30 PM
Subject: RE: [Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Der Spiegel article: Germans in
> This discussion is of interest to me.
> We were recently in East Poland. While in Cycow and while our guides were
> showing us the building that was the Lutheran church, my brother-in-law
> wandering around the property. He took a photo of an individual that
> like the twin to my father. Many Welkes lived in the Cycow area until
> expulsion. I'm not sure what to think about this, or how to find out who
> that was and/or if there are Welkes in that area. If I had seen the man
> myself, I certainly would have spoken to him.
> Any thoughts?
> Joyce Welke Guasch
> of Springfield, OR
> Researching: Welke, Gurke, Beniamin
> Ratz, Lentz, Zimmerman of East Poland
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ger-Poland-Volhynia [mailto:ger-poland-volhynia-bounces at sggee.org]
> Behalf Of Edelgard Strobel
> Sent: Wednesday, November 20, 2013 8:11 AM
> To: ger-poland-volhynia at eclipse.sggee.org
> Subject: Re: [Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Der Spiegel article: Germans in
> EasternEurope (English)
> Not all Germans were expelled.
> A lot of them remained in Central Europe. You will find a chart in this
> Wikipedia article (Germans remaininig in Central Europe in 1950):
> On the German website
> you can find the following numbers:
> Eastparts of the German Empire:
> Refugees and expelled persons: 6.944.000 Dead and missing: 1.255.000
> Remaining at home: 1.101.000
> Hope this helps.
>> I thought all Germans were expelled from Eastern Europe after WWII.. ?
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