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2000/02/28 20:24:39
clspegal
Re: Vandenburg
Datum 2000/02/28 20:30:54
John Brodzky
Brodzky family
2000/02/28 20:24:39
clspegal
Re: Vandenburg
Betreff 2000/02/28 20:57:00
Danleyf
Re: Vandenburg
2000/02/29 09:26:40
Edommer
Re: Church locations
Autor 2000/02/01 14:06:52
Erica Margita Neumann
RES: RES: Villages in Preusen

Re: Vandenburg

Date: 2000/02/28 20:28:26
From: Em <hogg(a)...

IGI stands for International Genealogical Index.   You will find it at the
Latter Day Saints (Mormon) site at  www.familysearch.org

Monica

----- Original Message -----
From: Denise Lynch <DLynch(a)...
To: <ow-preussen-l(a)...
Sent: Monday, February 28, 2000 6:00 AM
Subject: Re: Vandenburg


> Can you tell me what the IGI is?  This may be a new direction to follow
sine I am sort of stuck right now.
>
> Thanks,
> Denise
>
> >>> clspegal(a)... 02/26/00 02:07AM >>>
> Not sure if this helps at all, but was just researching in the IGI and saw
> (while looking up something else) a listing:
> Darmstadt, Vanderburgh,Germany.....
>  Anyway, thought I'd mention it.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "=James Birkholz=" <birchwd(a)...
> To: <ow-preussen-l(a)...
> Sent: Friday, February 25, 2000 8:09 PM
> Subject: Re: Vandenburg
>
>
> > The only listing in Meyers 1910 gazetteer of the German empire that
starts
> > with "Vand_" is Vandesburg, Kr. Flatow, Westpreu$en.
> >
> > James
> >
> > At 9:01 AM -0500 5/3/1, Denise Lynch wrote:
> > >Hello!
> > >
> > >Can anyone help me in looking up the town Vandenburg in Meyers? I am
not
> > >at all familiar with Germany - past or present but this is supposedly
> > >where my ancestors came from.  If it is not there, then it could be
> called
> > >Vandsburg - that is what Mary possibly suggests. Please let me know if
> > >anyone has access to this information - it would be greatly
appreciated!!
> > >
> > >Denise Lynch
> > >
> > >
> > >>>> busia(a)... 02/08/00 01:05AM >>>
> > >Preussen the the German name for Prussia.
> > >
> > >Vandenburg would be the town name. I have not checked Meyers Lexikon
for
> > >this town (I don't have access to it at home). There may have been a
> small
> > >village with that name listed in Meyers. If there was, it would have a
> new
> > >name today, as town names ending with "burg" that became part of Poland
> had
> > >their names changed. Some towns that ended with burg now end with bork,
> > >e.g., Marienburg is now Malbork and Vandsburg is now Wieczbork.
> > >
> > >Bydgoszcz was the Polish province that Wieczbork is in. Poland just
went
> > >through some redistricting last year and there is no longer a province
> > >called Bydgoszcz, but the LDS catalog and most researchers continue to
> use
> > >that name.
> > >
> > >Kreis Flatow - Kreis is the German equivalent of our county. So
Vandsburg
> > >was in the county of Flatow. Flatow is now called Zlotow.
> > >
> > >If you were to look these places up on the LDS catalog, they would be
> > >cross-referenced as follows:
> > >
> > >Poland, Bydgoszcz, Wieczbork (country, province, town)
> > >
> > >Germany, Preussen, West Preussen, Vandsburg (Flatow) (empire, country,
> > >province town (county))
> > >
> > >You might ask Listers specifically if someone can do a lookup for you
of
> the
> > >town Vandenburg in Meyers. If someone can do that for you and they
don't
> > >find a Vandenburg, then my suggestion of Vandsburg is a definite
> > >possibility.
> > >
> > >Hope this helps.
> > >
> > >Mary Popovich
> >
> >
> >
> >
>