Posts about the Schumann family from Freienwalde, Pomerania, Prussia and Chicago, Illinois, USA, including primary sources.

17 Jun 2020

Solving a German Sibling Brick Wall in Chicago

By |17 Jun 2020|Prussian Genealogy, Schumann, Search Strategies|14 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 [...]

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 [...]