Understanding Gollub's Stammbuch Entries

Understanding Gollub's Stammbuch Entries

Dr. Hermann Gollub has remained one of the most important researchers and archivist of Salzburger Genealogy amongst any researcher familiar with the group. Born in 1888, he was responsible for the all-important 1934 book Stammbuch der ostpreußischen Salzburger which literally translates to ‘The Studbook of the East Prussian Salzburger.’ Gollub’s book lists thousands of names of those who came to East Prussia from Salzburg in 1731/32.

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Finding Church Records in Prussian-Lithuania

Finding Church Records in Prussian-Lithuania

Any Genealogist or family historian will tell you that church records are amongst the most important repositories of information when conducting research. And they’re right. Before many state governments required vital records to be recorded at their own governmental institutions, it was the duty of religious organizations to record births, deaths, marriages, and the like for their citizens and parishioners. Having these records will advance your research significantly, and often hold the information you need to overcome brick walls.

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