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

Next PSIG Webinar - April 29, 2023 at 2 p.m. Eastern Time (U.S. and Canada).

German Emigration in the 19th Century with Andrea Bentschneider. This webinar applies to all German states with an emphasis on Pomerania. Our speaker, Andrea Bentschneider is a professional genealogist from Hamburg, Germany and founded Beyond History in 2004. Since then, she has been a sought-after expert on German genealogy and regularly researches for and has appeared in national and international genealogy formats on TV (e.g., Who Do You Think You Are? (AUS, USA, UK, NL, NOR)), Finding Your Roots and is a guest on German radio and TV programs. Use this registration link to sign up for the webinar.

IGGP Genealogy Conference 2023 - June 9-11, 2023

The conference this year will be held in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Find out more at the IGGP Conference Webpage.

Fall PSIG Webinar - October 28, 2023 at 2 p.m. Eastern Time (U.S. and Canada).

Marriage and Courtship in Germany - 1500 to 1800 with 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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