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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

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.

PSIG Webinar - June 17, 2023 at 2 p.m. Eastern Time (U.S. and Canada). In English.

Post War in No Man's Land presented by Dr. Katharina Matro. Subjects discussed include 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. More information to come!

PSIG Webinar - July 22, 2023 at 2 p.m. Eastern Time (U.S. and Canada).

Practical Advice for Pomeranian Research presented by Dr. Klaus D. Kohrt. Includes suggestions for locating place of origin in Pomerania, contacing churches and archives, and tracking down descendants living in Germany today. More information to come!

PSIG Webinar - August 19, 2023 at 2 p.m. Eastern Time (U.S. and Canada).

Day Workers and Farm Workers presented by Andrea Bentschneider. Describes the work contract for a day laborer in Mecklenberg including insight into work activities during the year, working hours and wages, and harvest festivals. Includes a description of life on a Silesian estate from a personal diary. More information to come!

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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