About Pomerania [ Top ]
Pomerania, or Pommern: its
geography, subdivisions, peoples, and an historical timeline
introduction and color map, with key cities including Stralsund, Greifswald, Stettin,
Cammin and more
description and history of this land along the Baltic Sea to the east of Mecklenburg,
divided by the Oder River
basic facts, genealogy, geography, history, more, and the griffin insignia, logos and maps
for mid-19th century, 1871 to 1918, and 1938. One shows it is 1/5th the area of Wisconsin.
stretches 175 miles east to west and 50 miles north to south. Since 1945, western
Pomerania joined Mecklenburg, Germany.
its geography, agriculture and history as written in 1911
information helpful to genealogists including history, legal and governmental structures,
archives and more
organized by kreis or county, and a guide to a listing of and descriptions of Pommern's villages
Farther Pomerania east of the Oder River
or Hither Pomerania west of the Oder River
History of Pomerania [ Top ]
History of Pomerania:
a region alternatively Germanic and Slavic, fought over by Denmark, Sweden, Vikings,
Poland, the Holy Roman Empire, the Teutonic Order, Brandenburg, Prussia and Germany.
History of Pomerania,
including the section west of the Oder River called Vorpommern now joined with
Mecklenburg, and part east of the river called Hinterpommern. Mentions the Old Lutheran
Pomerania, including original peoples, settlement after 1181 by German
farmers with new farming technology, trade and the Hanseatic League of cities, including
Stettin, Stargard, Kammin, more
of Pomerania, with 8 chapters, with one on Pomerania as a Province of
Prussia, 1815-1945. Old Lutherans are mentioned.
Province of Pomerania: a
part of Prussia starting in 1815
Genealogy of Pomerania [ Top ]
Pommerschen Leute or The Pomeranian People: a newsletter, an online surname index
of Pomeranian people who came to America with many Bruss
individuals, a place
name index, maps,
records, societies, maps, more, and more detail on where to find church records from
areas of old Pomerania
Research in Pommern, genealogy resources in English translation. Original in
German is Familienforschung in
genealogy resources including Web pages, books, genealogy e-mail lists, more.
And contact details for Prof. Dr. Hans-Dieter Wallschläger, noted author about Kreis Cammin.
search genealogy database for Pommern
database of Pomerania family researchers
database of places, surnames, researchers for Eastprussia, Westprussia, Brandenburg,
Posen, Pomerania, Silesia.
Family Histories: links to Web sites, many in English
is a genealogy mailing list for Pommern, messages in English or German. Pomeranian
surnames and their researchers.
Message Board at Ancestry.com
Prussia-Germany Genealogy Forum
- A Province of Prussia: including photos of Stettin
and other cities, family research bulletin
board and more
Genealogy, Culture, and History, a book by Paul Sternberg, Janice and Jerry