Posts about Prussian genealogy research, including Posen, Pomerania, Silesia, and areas of Prussia once in Germany and now in Poland.

10 Mar 2021

Old Schlesien Photos at Wratislaviae Amici Portal

By |10 Mar 2021|Digital Collections, Prussian Genealogy, Research Tips|0 Comments

Find Old Schlesien Photos at Wratislaviae Amici Portal.  The Wratislaviae Amici portal features nearly one million photographs, maps, headstones, advertisements, and articles about Breslau (now Wrocław) and Schlesien (Lower Silesia). More than 28,000 users are registered [...]

8 Mar 2021

Researching Ancestral Locations in Prussia Webinar

By |8 Mar 2021|Digital Collections, German Genealogy, Presentations, Prussian Genealogy|0 Comments

My Legacy Family Tree webinar, Researching Ancestral Locations in Prussia. is now available. Were your ancestors Prussian, German, or both? Perhaps you’ve found records stating your ancestors were German, but other records say they were [...]

17 Jun 2020

Solving a German Sibling Brick Wall in Chicago

By |17 Jun 2020|Prussian Genealogy, Schumann, Search Strategies|15 Comments

Today I'm sharing a post about solving a German sibling brick wall in Chicago. Breaking through this brick wall with Chicago records makes it extra satisfying. Anna and Her Sister Elise Sail to America [...]


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