FAQ.pommern - Pomerania, Prussia: "A1: Pommern was a Prussian province. Its capital was Stettin (pronounce:stet-TEEN). Q2: What was Pommern's recent history? A2: After the 30-Years-War (1648) Pommern consisted of two areas: Schwedish-Pommern in the West under Swedish rule and the Eastern area under the rule of the Brandenburg Electors. After the defeat of Napoleon, Sweden in 1815 renounced all her claims to areas in Germany incl. Pommern. Pommern West of the Oder River was also called Vorpommern (Cis-Pomerania), East of the Oder River Hinterpommern (Trans-Pomerania). In 1938 areas from the former provinces of Westpreussen and Posen which were lost after WWI were added in an administrative reform. Hinter-Pommern was cleansed of its ethnic German population and given to Poland in 1945. The Western powers were silent on the ethnic cleansing. Stettin was renamed Szczecin."
As a young bookworm, day dreaming child, I always wondered about the cousins that I thought I must have in Germany [ Bleckede and Luneburg].
I was able to start Genealogy with computer around 2001, I still have limited knowledge in computer technology, grammer, spelling, and in the genealogy techniques.
I make up for my limits by my persistence in wanting to share all I can. Also by my persistence in my search.
I have discovered the family members of the 'Meyer Book'. I am still hoping to meet so many more of this vast family.
I started this blog to serve the need I have to talk about my details of genealogy [journal] of all my surnames. Especially the locations of family settlements.
Your warned, that there will be discussions of the details of the problem situations with the surnames I have had, etc. I am known to talk and talk about it until my family and friends eyes glaze over. I guess this blog may help save them from too much of that.
I hope family will join in help problem solve and share more of the various family stories and insights and ideas. Non family as well.
I have put the information out there and now I am waiting for family to come.
Children ____________________________________ Katharina Maria Elisab. - October 24, 1839, Eich Unknown Meyer, b. December 21, 1840, d.1840 Katharina Margarethe Elisab. - February 02, 1842, Wilhelm Meyer- October 07, 1843, Katharina Dorothea Elisab. - September 12, 1845, Maria Katharina - October 27, 1847 Dorothea Elisab - October 15, 1849 Friedrich - December 09, 1851,
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