The area from around Elbing and Zeyer from which the Senger family came was land most anciently known to have been settled by Pogesanians, Pomesanians and Pomerelians.
Hello all! I have what is for me a riddle. I know that before 1774 Zeyer had a Church, but it held no records. Does anyone know which, if any, Elbing Lutheran Church may have held the records for births, deaths and weddings? The main Lutheran Churches in Elbing seem to have been Heilige drei(…)
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The Senger family were neither rich nor famous. They were hard working German farmers who tilled the soil and built the land (much like their forebears before them did in Holland). Richard Senger, at the outset of World War 2, was also an owner of the Kaeserei- Dairy (Papatschen Meierei) in Zeyersvorderkampen. I do not(…)
Ich habe die volgende Films von ehemaligen Elbing gefunden…. viel spass! I found the following films of the former Elbing (pre-WW2)… enjoy! Wenn Sie von anderen Videos wissen bitte sagen Sie mir… if you know of other videos, please tell us via our Contact page.
Recently I received an set of email messages from a very helpful reader (Vielen dank, Hans!). I have taken a risk and translated the gist of his correspondence into English. I have blended his materials along with my research to reconstruct a view of Pietzkendorf. I will add more information as it comes to light.(…)