Useful Web Sites for Pommern Genealogy Researchers

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One of the best town locators online. Will also tell you if anyone else is researching that town.

Online Records
Create a timeline for someone in your family tree.
Google images, put your German village name in, and your Polish village name in.
Frequently asked questions for researchers.
German genealogy – Pomerania.
An interesting collection of helpful links from researchers in Poland.
Death certificates, 1908 – 2001, at the Minnesota History Center Library.
Pommern Datenbank – What towns in Pommern have civil or church records. Put in the name of your town.
Pommern Kontakte – Who else is researching your name.
See if there is a whole message board regarding your family name. Click on alphabet.
Passenger search for Ellis Island 1892-1924.
Click on all record collections and type in Minnesota.
Gunthard Stuebs website with many links to literature and addressbooks. 

Hotel Podewils

Kreis Websites
Web page for Kreis Rummelsburg
Web page for Kreis Belgard.
Web page for Kreis Stolp.
Web page for Kreis Cammin.
Web pages for Kreis Schlawe.
Web page for Kreis Deutsch Krone
Web page for Kreis Naugard.
Web page for Kreis Lauenberg
Photos of Kreis Schlochau
Web page for Kreis Kolberg-Körlin.
Web page for Kreis Pyritz.


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Coats of Arms for German towns.
Buy flags of Pommerania, East or West Prussia.

Pommerscher Verein Central Wisconsin - to preserve the language and heritage of its member's ancestors
Find old postcards. Choose online shop at the bottom.
German Specialty Imports of Prior Lake, Minnesota
Google language tools. Click on language tools and choose the languages to translate to and from
The Germanic American Institute in Saint Paul, Minnesota
German American Chamber of Commerce - Minn. Chapter