Posts about surnames for genealogy research, including finding surname societies, variant spellings of surnames, and other resources.

12 Jun 2019

Anna Koenig Linde of Freienwalde, Pomerania

By |12 Jun 2019|Church Records, Death Records, Prussian Genealogy, Schumann, Translation|3 Comments

My translation of the death record of Anna Koenig Linde of Freienwalde, Pomerania. Anna is my 4G-grandmother on my maternal grandmother's side. She was born 6 Jun 1762, probably in Freienwalde, which is now [...]

29 May 2019

Chicago German-Language Newspaper Obituaries

By |29 May 2019|Chicago Genealogy, German Genealogy, Hann, Obituaries, Translation|4 Comments

These Chicago German-Language Newspaper Obituaries helped me break through my Austrian genealogy brick wall. Searching for an Austrian Birthplace Churchyard at the Ladis Catholic Church. Regular readers know how elusive Gottfried Hann, [...]