Hello, Below is the information from the Stężyca Parish, Stężyca, Powiat Kartuzy, Pomorskie baptismal record of : Child: Katarzyna JelinskaBirth Date: March 12, 1836Baptismal Date: March 13, 1836Parents: Jan Jelinski and Katarzyna SzytenbergPatrons: Adam and Marianna TuskPlace of Birth (Polish): PrzyrowiePlace of Birth (German): Przyrowie Source: Church Records: Stężyca Parish, Stężyca, Powiat Kartuzy, Pomorskie, Poland. […]
Hello, Below is the information from the Stężyca Parish, Stężyca, Powiat Kartuzy, Pomorskie baptismal record of : Child: Marianna WierzbaBirth Date: February 13, 1836Baptismal Date: February 14, 1836Parents: Jan Wierzba and Anna WiczkowskaPatrons: Antoni Gerszewski and Regina KuperPlace of Birth (Polish): StężycaPlace of Birth (German): Koniglisch Stendsitz Source: Church Records: Stężyca Parish, Stężyca, Powiat Kartuzy, […]
Hello, Today, I found a pretty cool Polish website that has many maps of Pomorze (Pomorskie). While I was searching through the Stężyca Parish records, I noticed that I was going to need a map of the Prussian kreis of Karthaus (Kartuzy). This will help me determine the German-Polish town names. Below is one of […]
Hello, My upcoming posts will mostly deal with the baptismal records from the Stężyca Parish. The surnames that I will research from this Parish are as follows: Jach, Eichendorf, Wierzba (no connection to the Lipusz Parish Wierzba’s as of yet), Krefft, and Szutenberg/Schutemberg. At this point, I do not know the complete family tree mapping […]
Hello, Below is a partial translation of the Stężyca history that is provided on Gmina Stężyca’s website: Stężyca The town of Stężyca is located in the central part of Pomorskie, in Powiat Kartuzy. Nine thousand people live within Gmina Stężyca. Its area covers 16,032 hectares. Stężyca boarders the following Gminas: Sulęczyno, Sierakowice, Chmielno, Kartuzy, Somonino […]
Hello, My Jach ancestors (Andrzej Jach and Jozefina Szytemberg and family) came from Gmina Stezyca (Powiat Kartusy), which is located in the southern Kaszubia region. The Jach family arrived in America between the years 1865-1867 and then settled in Sharon, Portage County, Wisconsin. Below is a map of Powiat Kartusy: Source: Map of Powiat Kartuski. […]
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