52 Weeks: Foundations of Western Slavic Genealogy

We took an unconventional route to the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks challenge, instead of writing about our ancestors; Slavic Genealogy will be giving tips on Slavic research. January’s theme is Foundations and week ones theme is the same. Many people find research in Eastern Europe impossible but its not always the case. There areContinue reading “52 Weeks: Foundations of Western Slavic Genealogy”

Catholic Research in West Prussia

Every Monday were writing about the research were currently doing. Think of this as a genealogy journal. This week we’re in West Prussia, researching the ancestors of Helen Kresmer. Note, places will be referred to as they were named at the time. Many places now have Polish names. Helen was born in 1827 in theContinue reading “Catholic Research in West Prussia”