Red Reclining Griffin

The short video above tells you about the Pomeranian Special Interest Group along with the services we provide to our subscribers and to others with an interest in Pomeranian geneoalogy, culture and history.

Upcoming Events

PSIG Fall Seminar - September 16, 2023 at 1 p.m EST (U.S. and Canada)

Featuring two speakers.

Practical Advice for Pomeranian Reseach presented by Dr. Klaus D. Kohrt. Learn suggestons for locating your ancestor's place of origin in Pomerania, how to contact churches and archives, and how to track down descendants living in Germany today.

Post War in No Man's Land presented by Dr. Katharina Matro. Dr. Matro will describe life of rural Pomeranian's before WWII and how it changed, life in the manor homes and those of rural workers, Pomeranians relationship to the land, and changes in government before, during and after the war.
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PSIG Webinar - October 28, 2023 at 2 p.m. Eastern Time (U.S. and Canada).

Marriage and Courtship in Germany - 1500 to 1800 presented by Dr. Roger P. Minert. This subject applies to all German states including Pomerania. More information to come!

2022 Winter Issue

Demmin, Greifswald, and Belgard are the focus of the Die Pommerschen Leute 2022 Winter issue.

Sample 2015 Summer Issue

If you are interested in seeing an example of the articles in our publication, click here to view the partial Summer 2015 issue of the Die Pommerschen Leute.

Pomerania Was Small

It was only about a fourth the size of Wisconsin. It seems much bigger when looking at a a map of northern Europe. This map was made and published by Myron Gruenwald in the Die Pommerschen Leute. Click on the map to visit our map room.

Advanced Search Capability

Search Our Full Name Index

Until 2021, each issue of the Die Pommerschen Leute contained a Die Vorfahren (DV) section where subscribers could publish family group sheets. An index has been maintained that includes the full name of each individual contained in the DV items.

Enter the surname and given name of one of your ancestors in the spaces below. The search looks for an exact surname match and a given name that begins with the characters you enter. You will be taken to another page that displays the results of the search.

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