[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Ger-Poland-Volhynia Digest, Vol 136, Issue 17

DINTER WLADYSLAW ranger25 at ntlworld.com
Tue Sep 23 18:26:47 PDT 2014

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Today's Topics:

   1. Succession plan for your research (Gerald Klatt)
   2. Re: Christoph Grenke - Lipno (Eleanor Haas)
   3. Fw:  DNA Testing (juliasgenes)


Message: 1
Date: Sun, 21 Sep 2014 13:56:47 -0600 (MDT)
From: Gerald Klatt <gerald.klatt at shaw.ca>
To: SGGEE <ger-poland-volhynia at sggee.org>
Subject: [Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Succession plan for your research
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To the SGGEE Listserve community

The more research I do, the more obituaries I find and read, the more
I think about my own mortality and what to do with all this data I've

Here is a site I found recently and I welcome hearing from others and
their plans or ideas.





Message: 2
Date: Sun, 21 Sep 2014 13:40:36 -0700
From: Eleanor Haas <eleanorhaas at gmail.com>
To: pamela ann meier <pamela_ann_meier at hotmail.com>
Cc: SGGEE <ger-poland-volhynia at sggee.org>,	Earl Schultz
	<earl.schultz at telusplanet.net>
Subject: Re: [Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Christoph Grenke - Lipno
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Pam, did I ever give you what I have on the Meyers and Sonnenberg?
Eleanor Haas
On Sep 20, 2014 6:59 PM, "pamela ann meier" <pamela_ann_meier at hotmail.com>

> my fathers relatives are from lipno and surrounding area -- meier (mejer),
> besel, sonnenberg, kraus, abram, wollschlager, boehm -- i haven't had time
> to explore parish records and right now have limited time but would be
> interested in talking with others from that area and/or share those
> surnames.  i've been wanting to do DNA and will also chx out vistula river
> settlement project -- perhaps there is a relative out there or at least
> someone our ancestor's bumped into at market!  :)  pam meier, minneapolis,
> mn
> > From: Earl.Schultz at telusplanet.net
> > To: ger-poland-volhynia at sggee.org
> > Date: Sat, 20 Sep 2014 17:26:16 -0600
> > Subject: Re: [Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Christoph Grenke - Lipno
> >
> > Hi Matthew,
> > Several of us are working in the Lipno-Michalki-Sierpc records and we
> should be able to help you.  We have most of those films on permanent
> loan.  The Village of your gggfather's birth could also be Lubraniec, but
> Lubianka is more likely and Lobzenica is not likely in my opinion.  You
> might want to check an old map because I'm still not sure.  We will know
> more once we see some of these records.  Unfortunately, we are not as far
> along on Lipno extractions than the other two Parishes.
> >
> > Write direct to me and we will see what we can do for you.  Also, we are
> encouraging people from this area to have their DNA tested and join the
> Vistula River Settlement Project (www.ftdna.com) so that we can more
> quickly find those we are related to.
> >
> > Earl
> >
> > ------------------------------
> >
> > Message: 6
> > Date: Sat, 20 Sep 2014 10:41:27 -0600
> > From: Matthew Grenke <matthew.grenke at gmail.com>
> > To: ger-poland-volhynia at sggee.org
> > Subject: [Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Christoph Grenke - Lipno
> > Message-ID:
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> CACLVjMB1pV-P5Gakz4wTqkcuTxLkWFYst0cJV5d-SJR0Mu_mLQ at mail.gmail.com>
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> > I am searching for information on my great-great grandfather Christoph
> Grenke. His family Bible states that he was born 1845 in Lobzanke. His
> confirmation was in the Lutheran church in Lipno by Pastor Doktorman(?). I
> believe this may actually be Pastor Tochtermann since there was a pastor at
> the Lutheran church in Osowka with this name which is similar to Doktorman.
> > >From my understanding Osowka was a sister church of Lipno?
> >
> > Does anyone here have access to the Lipno or Osowka church records from
> around 1860 which may show his confirmation records? Perhaps there may be
> marriage records of his parents there too? At the moment I am thinking that
> Lobzanke is either Lobzenica (close to Wyrzysk) or Lubianka (close to
> > Thorn) which is also closer to Lipno where he was confirmed. Christoph's
> mother may have been Ewa Mantei (Manthey). This information is from some
> relatives but has not been confirmed yet. It may help in the search though
> if it proves correct. I am hoping to find information on who his father was
> if possible and any other information would be greatly appreciated. I am
> looking for any clues at all that may help.
> >
> > Thank you so much for your help.
> >
> >
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Message: 3
Date: Sun, 21 Sep 2014 20:42:28 -0700
From: juliasgenes <juliasgenes at yahoo.com>
To: "ger-poland-volhynia at sggee.org" <ger-poland-volhynia at sggee.org>
Subject: [Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Fw:  DNA Testing
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I read this article today. Another perspective on DNA testing
entirely: With genetic testing, I gave my parents the gift of divorce
>> From: Earl Schultz <Earl.Schultz at telusplanet.net>
>>. . . While I like 23andMe for their interface. . .


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