[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] an Evangelical church

Manfred Hensel manfred.hensel at koeln.de
Mon May 16 07:24:39 PDT 2016


> record #90 in the 1820 Catholic churchbook for Chelmno is a  marriage.  
> About 13 lines down there is a reference "Kosciola ...  Ewangeliskego".  Can 
> anyone locate this church for me?  The path to  the scans is:
what is about Strzelin (https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strzelin)?
Would this town in Lower Silesia fit into your results?

> The groom's name is Daniel Hirszka, whose descendants used the surname  
> Hirsekorn, occasionally spelled Hirschekorn.  Is it likelier that Daniel  used 
> this spelling, or that the vicar was converting the surname into  Polish?
I assume the vikar didn´t convert the surname but Daniel likely spoke a
heavy dialect
and absorbed mumbling the end of his name ...


Manfred Hensel

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