My name is Suzanne Richardson and I wanted to let you know that if you have a library card, you might want to check with your library and see if they have access to Ancestry.com. My library does I just found out and am going to start using their database search computers. Also they told me that I can access Heritage Quest on my on computer at home with my library card. They have census data from 1790-1930 and also have articles from magazines, papers and books that might help. I was amazed what I could find at Heritage Quest. You might try checking out those two options. I have several Prussian ancestors that I have not had time to research all the way back. Seems like so many names and so little time. Good luck and will be glad to help if I can.
--- On Mon, 7/14/08, lm_hudak <lm_hudak@...> wrote:
From: lm_hudak <lm_hudak@...>
Subject: [Prussian Genealogy] New member
Date: Monday, July 14, 2008, 3:36 PM
I was born and raised in South Bend IN 1949-1987) and moved to South
Carolina in 1987. I started the family tree in 1995 when I sent
everybody that I could think of a letter asking for information.
Everybody sent me back info. I gave up on it for some years and now I
am back into it.
Surnames from Germany/Poland are:
Papczynski, Taberski or Taberska, Grochowalski, Starkweather, Paidle
I can go back to my Paternal great-grandfather Francis Papczynski
(but am unable to get DOD. His DOB 1869. He married Anna Taberski.
I can also go back to my 5th direct ancestor Michael Taberski but
don't know DOB or DOD he was marred to Catherine Varos.
On my mom's side I just stop at my great-grandmother (my mom's
grandmother) Jan Printz who moved to Chicago and died in Chicago) he
was married to Maryanne Lentych who died in Chicago ILL but no one
has any record of that.
My mom's great-grandfather was Martin Brajcki who married Agnieszak
Krusik no DOB or DOD for them. But stories goes that they died in
I am on Family Search and Ancestory.com (but only for the free
version) I don't know if paying for them is worth it or not, so I
hope someone can answer that question for me. Is it worth paying to
Hope someone can help or direct me to the place for help.
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