Posts about my genealogy pilgrimage to visit each of the eight Scandinavian and European villages of my immigrant great-grandparents.

24 Sep 2018

Finding More Prussian Ancestors in Rawitsch

By |24 Sep 2018|Church Records, Genealogy Pilgrimage, Heritage Travel, Prussian Genealogy|0 Comments

Finding more Prussian ancestors in Rawitsch was on the agenda in the afternoon. Read part 1 of this ancestral visit here.  So far, I've found over 200 German-speaking ancestors who lived in Rawitsch. Beginning [...]

20 Sep 2018

Finding Prussian Ancestors in Rawitsch

By |20 Sep 2018|Church Records, Genealogy Pilgrimage, Immigration Records, Prussian Genealogy|4 Comments

Today's (long) post is about finding Prussian ancestors in Rawitsch. This trip to Poland is the sixth of eight ancestral trips to the villages of my great-grandparents. (Read Part Two of my visit to Rawitsch [...]

7 Aug 2018

Using Polish Archives for Prussian Research

By |7 Aug 2018|Archives, Genealogy Pilgrimage, Primary Sources, Prussian Genealogy|2 Comments

Using Polish archives for Prussian research in person may seem daunting. But it's a snap when you take a professional genealogist as skilled as Ewa Pękalska with you. As you can see in the video [...]

13 Jul 2018

Finding Austrian Ancestors in Ladis

By |13 Jul 2018|Austrian Genealogy, Genealogy Pilgrimage, Hann, Heritage Travel|0 Comments

This post is about finding Austrian ancestors in Ladis. Long-time readers here know (probably too much!) about my multi-year genealogical pilgrimage to visit the European villages of my immigrant great-grandparents. Each of the eight [...]