Pomeranian Special Interest Group Inc.
Type: Non-profit
Purpose: The Pomeranian Special Interest Group publishes the Die Pommerschen Leute, a quarterly periodical highlighting research tips and information for searching for ancestors in the Baltic Duchy of Pomerania. It includes the Die Vorfahren section that includes ancestral information submitted by our subscribers to help people locate information related to their ancestors. We maintain two online indices to the items published in Die Vorfahren: a full name index and a place name index on our website as well as a blog and facebook page.
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Membership Benefits:
  1. Quarterly periodical – Die Pommerschen Leute.
  2. The Die Vorfahren section that includes ancestral information submitted by our subscribers to help people locate information related to their ancestors.
  3. A large collection of Pommern genealogical resources
  4. Discounts on events.
  5. Quarterly webinars with guest speakers.
  6. Connection sessions several times a year where you can ask and answer questions and share resources and family stories
  7. Receive special notices from us via Pomeranian Special Interest Group News.
  8. We can check indexes to some of our books for surname or towns and for a small fee send you a copy of the resource to you
Events: Please check the Die Pommerschen Leute Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/PommernPeople for date, program and times for programs we offer. Quarterly webinars with guest speakers and several Connections meetings per year, all via Zoom.
Research (or Focus) Areas:
The volunteers of our Research Committee open the unique resources for Pomerania to genealogists across the United States and overseas via mail requests for a small fee. (see our Facebook page and our website for ongoing offers of research that can be done by mail).
Research Services:
Die Vorfahren has been publishing genealogical information for almost 41 years. To help people locate information related to their ancestors we maintain two online indices to the items published in Die Vorfahren: a full name index and a place name index is available to the public on our website and they can obtain the information for a small fee. Send requests to  Pommern Special Interest Group , 2117 Oakmont Drive, Riviera Florida 33404
Die Pommerschen Leute – produced quarterly, as a genealogical resource for descendants of the Baltic Duchy of Pomerania. It usually contains ten pages with articles related to Pomeranian history, geography, culture and genealogical resources. It also contains Die Vorfahren, ten pages of genealogical information submitted by our subscribers Our subscribers are generally people in the United States whose ancestors immigrated from Pomerania and most information in Die Vorfahren reflects this heritage. Publication in Die Vorfahren is open to any subscriber with Pomeranian ancestry.
Family Histories
Pomerania: 1945 Echoes of the Past a Teenager’s Diary of Peace, War, Flight, and Expulsion by Heins Chinnow – The story of the Chinnow family in Stolpmuende
Hour of the Women based on an oral narrative by Libussa Fritz-Krockow, by Christian von Krockow, translated by Krishna Winston, copyright 1991
The Zimmers from Natelfitz, Pommern, and Kirchhayn Wisconsin. By Gordon Ziemer and Sherrill Cloud
A Village in Pomerania – A World War II Odyssey, a true storyby Rose Hertel Falkenhagen, copyright 2015
Klein-Nossin – Flight and Expulsion Recollections edited and published by Heino Kebschull translated by Leslie & Martha Riggle.
In Search of the Family Rutzen – By Irma Wiese Whipple, Paper Mill Press, Rohnert Park California, 1990
So Gingen Wir Fort Aus Einem Kleinen Pommerschen Dorf – (And so we left from a small Pomeranian Village) by Klaus Granzow, translated by Leslie and Martha Riggle with permission of Waltraud Granzow Schlichting
Matriarch of Conspiracy, Ruth von Kleist, 1867-1945, by Jane Pejsa. The Pilgrim Press, Cleveland, 1992
Surnames and Place Names
Pommern=L Nachname Liste/Pommern=L Surnames by Rebel l. Kreklow, October 2000.
Pomerania Atlantic Bridge to Germany by Linda M. Herrick and Wendy K. Uncapher (place names, maps, geography, history and border changes) Copyright 2005
Stӓdte=Atlas Pommern by Fritz R. Baran, Verlag Gerhard Rautenberg.Leer, copyright 1989
Stӓdte=Atlas – Ostbtandenburg. Fritz R. Barran mit den Früher Brandenburggischen Landkreis Arnswalde und Friedeberg Nm. (Early Brandenburg District Arnswalde and Friedeberg Nm.)
Stӓdte und Mittelpommern in Farbe. Manfred Vollack. Flechsig – Buchvertrieb, Würzburg, 1999, (Cities and central Pomerania in color.)
Pomeranian Studies (3 volumes) History, Maps, Locating the ancestral home, German Terminology,  Pommern and its records and much more.
Pomerania Place Name Indexes – Identifying place names using alphabetical and reverse alphabetical indexes by Roger P. Minert, Ph.D.,A.G.
Pommern (Pomerania) Information from maps purchased from Pommersche Verein (Heimatkarte von Pommern 1940; Pommern 1945-55 with Alphabetical Index to town names)
Pommern Wegweiser Durch ein Unvergessenes Land by Johannes Hinz (Guide to the Villages/Places in Pomerania)
Das Kolbergerland its Cities and Villages (index) Ein Pommersches Heimatbuch,  (A Pommern Home book), Published by Manfred Vollack, 1999 (lists heads of households in villages in 1937)
Pommersche Familiennamen Ihr Geschichts und Heimatwert by Dr. Hans Bahlow, Printed with the support of the Pommern  Foundation, Verlag Degener &Co., Inh. Gerhard Gessner, Neustadt/Aisch, 1982
Ortsnamenverzeichnis der Ortsschaften Jenseits von Odor und Neisse..by M. Kaemmerer. Verlag Gerhard Rautenberg, Leer, 1988. (Site directory of the localities beyond Odor and Neisse)
Gemeindeverzeichnis für Mittel und Ostdeutchland und Sie Früheren Deutschen Siedlungsgebiete im Ausland in Verbindung mit dem Statischen Bunesamd. Praesidenten des Bundesausgleichsamters Verlag für Standsamtswesen GMBH, Frankfurt am Main, 1970. (List of municipalities for central and eastern Germany and former German settlements in the country in connection with the static bunesamd (federal Bureau). President of the Federation)
Die Gemeinde und Wohnplӓtze Pommerns nach dem Stand von 1932 mit Ergӓnzungen 1919-1945, edited by Brigitte and Klaus Dieter Kreplin, Teil A, 1994, (The municipalities and residential areas of Pommern according to the status of 1932 with additions 1919-1945)
Forscherkontake, Band II. Bayerischer Landesverein für Familienkunde, Hans Peter Kaiserwerth; Die Pommersche Leute, Myron Gruenwald; Roland zu Dortmund, Arbeitsgruppe computergenealogie
Polish Surnames – Origins and meanings by William F. Hoffman
Heimatbuchs – Hometown books with History
Pommeriches Heimatbuch 1984 given out by the Pommerschen Landsmannschaft Kulturabteilung 2400 Lübeck
Pomerania – Geographical and Historical Outline - Tracing Pomeranian Roots- Regenwalde- Plate- Schivelbein- Kammin- Reetz, Neuwedell, Stettin, Poland 1995copyright 2009
Pommern Revisited by Paul Sternberg, Janice Savage, and Jerry Savage
Der Kreis Schlawe - Ein Pommersches Heimatbuch  Band I Der Kreis als Ganzes, Band II – Der Stӓund  Landgemeinden (The cities and rural communities), Published by Manfred Vollack with co-operation of Ernst H. v. Michaelis and the co-operation of many landlords, Husum,  1989
Erlebted Preussenland Station einer Bemerkenswerten Reise Durch Pommern, die Neumark, West=und Ostpreussen by Manfred Vollack. Pommernsche Landmannschaft, Schleswig Holstein
Kreis Regenwald compiled, translated and edited by Paul Sternberg, Janice Savage, Jerry Savage, Lana Larsen and Joyce Gardner for the Pommern Regional Group of Minnesota, copyright 2009
Geschtchte der Stadt Labes in Pommern von der Gründung bis zur Mitte des 19 Jahrhunderts - History of the Town of Labes in Pomerania from the founding to the middle of the 19th century) Published by Ernst Zernickov,  Labes, 1922
Schivelbein  donated by Albert Dean , Workingham, Berkshire England , Includes pictures of Schivelbein, map, trade directory of Schivelbein 1929, excerpts from Der Kreis Belgard book in English
Usedom by Hans-Christof Wӓchter/Heinz Teufel, Ellert & Richter Verlag, (History and Pictures)
Gross Schoenfeld – Kreis Pyritz/Pommern by Willi Mittendorf (1896-1985) Lehrer a.d. in 1964, Translated by Leslie and Martha Riggle with permission of Karl Ernst Mittendorf, 1993.
Von Greifswald nach Usedom by Maike Bruhns (Person register and history)
Greifswald Stralsunder Jahrbuch 1972-1973, band 11- 1977, band 12 -1979, band 13- 1982
1637 Census Kreis Bütow District of Kӧslin Providence of Pommern (also called the West Prussian Empire of Germany) it shows how the people were taxed, lived, and worked with landlords, Kings, dukes, barens etc. owning the land  by Walter Cole, Jane Manick, John Milton Hingst, Hedwig Isolde Liesel, Herchenroethen Hingst and Carolyn Alyce Kasischke
The People of the Lands Lauenburg and Bütow. by Baron Jesco von Puttkamer. Translated by John Milton Hingst. Der Gesellschaft für Pommersche Geschichte und Alterumsfunde, Monatsblatter, 47 Jahrgang 1933. Stettin, (The Society for Pomeranian History)
  Verzeichnis Familienkundlichen Sammlung des Kreise Greifenberg Pommern by Hildegard Brehmer, 1980. (Contains a list of family names and towns)
Das Rügenwalder Amt – Geschichte – Bewohner, Materialien zur Pommerschen Familien und Ortsgeschichte, Sonderheft des Sedina Archives (N.F.) Heft I, (History - residents, materials for Pomeranian families and local history, special edition of the Sedina Archives)
Rügenwald District Kreis Schlawe Residents – Lists of residents paying land taxes and mill fees between 1731-1803.
Pommern Unvergessene (Unforgettable home) Heimat by Hans Ulrich Engel, 2000
Das Kolberger Land; Seine Stӓdte und Dӧrfer, Ein Pommersches Heimatbuch. Max Vollack in Auftrage des Heimatkreis Kolberg-Kӧrlin, Husum, 1999.
History and Culture
Rostock und seine Umgebung, der Darss und das Fischland by Maike Bruhns (person register, place register,culture and history)
Stralsund, Rügen und Hiddensee by Maike Bruhns (person register, place register, culture and history)
Pomeranian Customs and Culture published by Pommerscher Verein Freistadt Gloria Blank, Richard and Katherina Heidtke, Edgar and Ruth Lange, LeRoy Boehlke, copyright 1986
Pomerania its People and its History by LeRoy Boehlke copyright 1983 (includes culture and customs)
Germany 2000 years of History and Culture by LeRoy Boehlke copyright 1983
Geschichte von Pommern – (History of Pomerania) by Martin Wehrmann, First Volume. Until the Reformation (1523) German landesgeschichten edited by Urmin Tlile. Copyright 1982
Festschrift 50 Jahr. Stistungsfelt des Turn=Vereins Stargard in Pommern   Commemorations of 50 years for the Turner Vereins in Stargard  Pommern
Pommern Lexikon Geografie, Geschichte, Kultur  225 illustrations and 105  drawings by Johannes Hinz, 1996
A short History of the Teutonic Order by Francis M.S. Muller.  Together with Marienburg of the Teutonic Knights and Heraldry of the Teutonic Order. The Augustan: XVII: 2 1974; XVII: 3 1975, XVIII: 1 1776; XVIII: 2 1976. The Augustan Society
Don’t Get me Confused With That Other Person by Myron E. Gruenwaldpublished by Gayle Gruenwald O’Connell,copyright 1994, (Essays and quotations about the integration of the Baltic Teutons into American Society = testing weather multiculturalism is good or bad or America)
Baltic Teutons: Pioneers of America’s Frontier by Myron E. Gruenwald, published by Gayle Gruenwald O’Connell,copyright 1988, (continues from Pomeranians Persistent Pioneers into the migration to America)
The Essays Odin’s Inheritors (The Pomeranians and other Teutons) by Myron F. Gruenwald, published by Gayle Gruenwald O’Connell, copyright 1987
Odin’s Inheritors (The Pomeranians and other Teutons) by Myron F. Gruenwaldpublished by Gayle Gruenwald O’Connell, copyright 1987
Pomeranians The Persistent Pioneers (Pommern die Beharrlichen Pioniere) by Myron E. Gruenwaldpublished by Gayle Gruenwald O’Connell, copyright 1987
Bridge to Another World by Myron E. Gruenwaldpublished by Gayle Gruenwald O’Connell, copyright 1985 ( A bridge from Pommern to Bohemia by the marriage of a Pomeranian Princess to the Holy Roman Emperor, Karl IV, and how it affected Poland and Germany
One Cubit of Stature (the story of the Order of Teutonic Knights) by Myron E. Gruenwald, (Drawings by Mark E. Gruenwald), published by Gayle Gruenwald O’Connell, copyright 1985
Two Worlds for Our Children by Myron E. Gruenwald(2nd Edition revised), (Drawings by Mark E. Gruenwald), published by Gayle Gruenwald O’Connell, copyright 1985  
By the Content of Their Character by Myron E. Gruenwald, published by Gayle Gruenwald O’Connell, copyright 1986, (An identification of the cultural traits brought by the Baltic Teutons to America)
Antlitz und Geschichte des Kreis Kolmar, Posen. County Association of Kolmar
Directories and Address books
Kreis Regenwald, Municipality Directory, 1908.
Municipality Dictionary for Kreis Regenwalde Pommern Prussia 1932 by Rebel L. Kreklow, 2000
Landwirtschaftliches Adressbuch der Province Pommern (Agricultural Directory of Pomerania 1839, 3 volumes – has lists of property holders in both Hinterpommern and Vorpommern. (For each village is listed the property holder, value of the property, uses of the land, number and kinds of livestock, and farm equipment owned)
Encyclopedia of Communes Kingdom of Prussia Pommern Province Kreis Regenwalde  Stettin Administrative Area Naugard Military District Stargard Regional Court Published 1908  (contains a list of Inhabitants and dwellings)
Wegweiser für familien und Ortsgeschichtliche Forschung in Pommern edited by Gunhard Stübs, 1999, (Addresses to the Archives and their holdings)
Einwohner and Bürger (Inhabitants and Citizens)
Materialien zur Bevӧlkerungskunde Pommerns Stadt Stolp I Einwohner und Bürger 1600-1850 edited by Klaus-Dieter Kreplin, 1999
Die Einwohnerlisten des Rügenwalder Amtes 1731-1803 by Dr. Ulrich Neitzel and Mathias Sielaff Band I der Family Genealogical Writings for East-Pomeranians of the Labor Area Local and Family Research Schlawe, 2001
Church and Civil Sources
Jacobsdorf Baptismal Records – Jakobsdorf (poln. Danowo), Kreis Naugard, Pommern
1819-1843 and 1844-1874
Church and Civil Records in Pommern by Laraine G. Ferguson (Lists various church and civil records types which existed in a certain community – Evangelical, Catholic, Jewish, Reformed, LDS, and Standesamt)
EV L Kirchenbuch Parochie Zarben, Synode Treptow, Kresis Greifenberg, Pommern, Preussen, Tauf=und Sterberegister 1810-1834 (Evangelical Lutheran Church Book  Zarben Parish, Treptow Synod, Greifenberg District, Pomerania, Prussia - Baptismal and death Registers 1810-1834) (Inhabitants organized alphabetically by surname)
Aus der Geschichte der Parochie Isinger (from the history of the Isinger Parish) by Pastor Johannes Brunner (Pyritz, Pomeranina 1907) – from Material Collected by Pastor Wilhelm Bülow- (The churches of Isinger, Leine, and Repenow in Kreis Pyritz/Pomerania)- translated by Leslie and Martha Riggle
Kirchen im Kreise Regenwalde 1990 edited by Heimatkreisausschuss des Kreise Regenwalde Text by Siegfried Hannemann from Gross Raddow.
Verzeichnis der Pommerschen Kirchenbücher im Vorpommerschen Landesarchiv Greifswald  edited by Andreas Rӧpcke and Martin Schoebel Band I  (processed by Uwe Rodig)
Verzeichnis der Kirchenbücher im Evangelischen Zentralarchiv in Berlin Teil I - Die Ōstlichen Kitchenprovinzen der Evangelischen Kirche der Altpreussischen Union. Christa Stache.Im Evangelischen Zentralarchiv, Berlin, 1987.
Protokolle der Pommerschen Kirchenvisitationen (Protocols of the Pomeranian Church Visits) (church register) processed by Hellmuth Heyden, Bӧhlau Verlag Kӧln Graz, 1964, (Includes the debt register of St. Marientiden from Kӧslin, the place and  person register from 1535-1555)
Churches of County Schlochau by Paul Sternberg, copyright 2009
Lutheran Parish Records from Upper Ottawa Valley 1861-1890 with information on searching your family history. Daniel J. Faber, Franz Kapeler, and Jean Ringhofer. National Capital Genealogy Club 33006, Ottawa Canada
Chronik the Church s in Hohen-Selchow, Pinnow and Friedrichsthal in the synod Gartz in the government-districts of Stettin from the oldest times up to the present, By C.G.F. Schenk, 1878
Landeskirchliches Archiv Schnellüberblick Kirchenbuchbestand, (Quick Overview Church Book Collection) Greifswald, 1995  
Municipality Dictionary Based on Material from the 1905 census Published in 1908 by the Royal Prussian National Statistical Office Berlin SW, (includes the location of the Evangelical Church, location of the Catholic Church vital statistics for each town included as well as the location of the local and district courts)
Baltische Studien. Stettin 1890-1892, Church books for Pommern recorded by Dr. Wehrmann
Marriage Abstracts Kreis Naugard 1820 -1876 (included name of the groom and bride, the fathers name, occupation, residence, ages, and parish where the marriages occurred) Compiled by Franz Schubert (includes towns of Luebzin and Roerchen u.a., Parochien Barfussdorf, Gross Benz, Breitenfelde, Daber, Falkenberg und Friedrichswalde ,Stadt Gollnow, mit Militärgemeinde,  Hakenwalde und KattenhofLand Kavel und Minten 1795-1876
Pedigree Charts of Milwaukee County Genealogical Society, Inc. 1995. Milwaukee County Genealogical Society, Inc.
Eheschliessungen in den Schlesischen Provinzialblattern 1785-1849. Uwe Kambach. Marriage contracts from Silesian Provincial News. About 40,000 Silesians with name of spouse, location of marriage, occupation of groom, marriage date and volume/ issue of articl
Emigration and Migration
Deutsche Einwanderer in Sao Leopoldo Brazil 1824-1937
Palatine Migrations to Brandenburg and Pomerania from Frederick the Great’s Palatine Colonies in Brandenburg and Pomerania, By Otto Gebhard, Compiled by Ernest Thode, edited by Becky Thornton. Copyright 2009
Family Names from Pommern   (lists of family names who immigrated to Wisconsin - taken from old records and the year of Immigration as well as the home towns) edited by the Pommersche Tanzdeel Freistadt, Dan Boehlke
Prussian Peasants Seek The American Dream – understanding the migration of millions of peasants from Eastern Prussia during the last half of the 19th century by Robert Joseph Bublitz
Old Lutherans
Die Auswanderug der Pommerschen Altlutheraner in die USA Ablaut und Motivation 1839-1843
English Translation of Die Altlutherische Auswanderung um die Mitte des 19, Jahrhunderts, Wilhelm Iwan edited by Johann Hess- Institut, Breslau 1943
Auswanderlisten der Altlutheraner 1837 - 1853 - Vollstandige Personenliste – (full list of persons) (list indexed by Kreis and Stadt) compiled by Dennis Wehrmann (List people some with age, occupation and relationship when immigrated) 41 pages
Freistadt and the Lutheran Immigration – by the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church of Freistadt, 1989. (Includes leaders and development of communities in both Buffalo NY and Mequon Wisconsin. Available letters written by the settlers and all written records preserved have been included)
Die Altlutherische Auswanderug um die Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts by Wilhelm Iwan edited by Johann Hess – Institut, Breslau 1943. Chapter XX Name List of Old Lutheran Emigration of the mid19th Century from Eastern Germany (mainly Pommern and lower Silesia to Australia, Canada and the United States) Copyright 2002.
Freistadt and the Lutheran Immigration Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church of Freistadt Mequon Wisconsin,  copyright  1989, Freistadt Historical Society
Nineteenth Century Emigration of the Old Lutherans from Eastern Germany, Many from Pommern  and Silesia, to America, Canada, and the USA (1835-1854). Volume 7. Clifford Neal Smith
Die Wappen des Adels in Pommern und Mecklenburg , J Siebmachers grosses Wappenbuch,  Band 18, 1978 Bauer & Raspe, Inhaber Gerhard Gessner, Neustadt an der Aisch
Dorf Sippenbuch Gross Upahl  Für die Dӧrfer Gross Upahl, Korcheez, und Hӧgerfelde landkreis Güstrow Mecklenburg. Publisher and editor Verein für Bӓuerliche Sippenkunde und bӓuerliches Wappenweisen, 1939
A Polish View of Pommern
A Polish View of Pomarze a presentation to the Pommern Special Interest Group July 22, 2001 by Paul R. Lipinski
Pomerania, Pommern, Pomorze by Robert Kreklow includes Geography and borders, Geology, Topography, climate, cultural, Linguistic, religious and political divisions
Pictures and Photos
HinterPommern Von der Ostsee zur Grenzmark with 96 large colored photos and 62 drawings, by Manfred Vollack
Stettin in 144 Bildern edited by Georg Vollbrecht, Verlag Gerhard Rautenberg, Leer 1957 (contains many pictures of Stettin)
Stettin und Mittelpommern Land an Oder und Ostsee with 96 large colored photos, by Manfred Vollack
Pommern Land am Meer with 144 large colored photos and 51 drawings, by Heinz Butzlaff
Die Reise nach Pommern in Bildern by Christian Graf von Krockow and Dirk Reinartz (pictures and history of Pommern)
Pommern im Bild 1958 (many pictures of Pommern included)
Pommern Ein Bilband der Heimat mit 159 Fotografien – Kulture und Kunstgeschichtliche Einleitung by Klaus Granzow, Verlag Weidlich Frankfurt (Cultural and Artistic Introduction of Pommern)
Pommern in Alten Ansichtskarten – edited by Klaus Granzow, Fleschsig Verlag Frankkfurt am Main – (Pictures of Pommern)
Weizackerkreis Pyritz ein Bildband uber den Kreis Pyritz in Pommern (a picture book about the district Pyritz in Pomerania) Compiled and described by Hubert Topp, 1982
Bytow I Okolice na Dawnych Pocztowkach many post cards are in this book
Die Pommerschen Leute Quarterly Periodical, 1987- present
SGGEE Journal Society of German Genealogy in Eastern Europe. Quarterly Journal of Polish and Volhynian Genealogy Group in Calgary Canada.
Sedina Archiv Familiengeschichtliche Mitteilunden Pommerns Quarterly Periodical
Pommerscher Verein Freistadt Rundschreiben – Pomerian Society of Freistadt Wisconsin Newsletters
German Genealogical Digest  Vol. II.  Number 4, 1986 Pommern in Print, Part II by Larry Jensen (Church and Civil Records in Pommern)
German Genealogical Digest - Vol. II.  Number 3, 1986 Pommern in Print, Part II by Larry Jensen (Writing to Poland for German Genealogical Records)
Monatsblӓtteredited from Gesellschaft für Pommersche Geschichte und Altertumsfunde # 47, Jahrgang 1933.
Pommern Zeitschrift für Kulture und Geschichte  (periodical) we have copies for the years 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, and 2002
Familiengeschichliche Mitteilungen und Vereinsnachrichten der Pommerschen Dereinigung für Stamm = und Wappenhunde in Stettin, issues from January 1937 to January 1941.
Rügenwalder Heimatbrücke Published quarterly. (We have Issues from 1996)
Arbeitsgemeinschaft Ostdeutscher Familianforscher e.V., Ostdeutsche Familienkunde Society Periodicals
Blӓtter und Mitteilungen des Vereins zur Fӧorderung der Zentralstelle für Personen – und Familiengeschichete e.V. und der Stiftung Zentralstelle zu Berlin, Periodical Founded  1904, Berlin
Bibliographie für Pommern Landes und Familiengeschichtliche, Band 2, by Herbert Spruth, 1962-1965, (Prints and manuscripts of Pommern)
Pommern Familien in Drucken und Handschriften by Herbert Spruth Published by the Zantralstelle für Deuteches Personen und Familiengeschichte edited by Heinz F. Friederichs,  Band 2a , 1963 , (lists for names found in different manuscripts and where to find them)
Katalog der Bibliothek II. Systematischer Katalog, Stiftung (Foundation) Pommern, Kiel, 1982
Segelflugmodell  Pommern-Ente Bauplan und Baubeschreibung by Curt Mӧbius  (Building plan and building description Sailplane model) (Pommern and Mecklenburg Katalog 1)
Deutsches Familienarchiv - Vol 1-165 – published by a German Genealogical Society with thousands of surnames from all over Germany – many from Pommern and Vor Pommern included. These are complete family genealogies submitted by the author of the family tree to this publishing company to be printed and included in this series. The series continues and the Immigrant library continues to get all the new editions.
Pommern Geography by Myron Gruenwald
Wisconsin Volunteers, War of rebellion, 1861-1865
Wegweiser für Forschungen nach Vorfahren aus den Ostdeutschen und Sudetendeutschen Gebieten sowie aus den deutschen Siedlungesrӓumen in mittel-, Ost- und Südosteuropa (AgoFF-Wegweiser). Herbert Sylvester and Marianne Stanke. Verlag Degener & Co. Inh. Manfred Dreiss, Neustadt a.d. Aisch, 2000. (A Guide for research on ancestry from the East German and South German regions as well as from the German settlement areas in Central, East and South East Europe)
German Genealogy- Research in Pomerania: with Specific Examples of Kreis Schlawe Research. By Donna Schilling, (includes Specific Guidelines and aides for researching Kreis Schlawe records, Kreis Schlawe’s cities, towns, churches and historic sites, Culture and Customs of Pommern, History of Pommern)
Mecklenburg Vor Pommern
Vorpommern Marriage Abstracts prior to 1704 (included name of the Groom and bride, he fathers name, occupation, residence, ages, and parish where the marriages occurred) The western edge of the Hinterpommern is included. (Included are the Island of Rügen, Franzburg & Barth Counties, Anklam City, Anklam and Demmin Counties, Grimmen, Stralsund City, Stettin City, Stettin St. Jacobi, Wolgast City, Greifswald, Usedom, Treptow, Ockerintinde, Randow) Compiled By Franz Schubert
Mecklenburg Marriage Abstracts 1705-1750, 1751-1800, 1801-1826 taken from old Mecklenburg church books includes about 110,000 marriages. (Includes name of the Groom and bride, the fathers name, occupation, residence, ages, and parish where the marriages occurred) The western edge of the Hinterpommern is included by Franz Schubert,
1705 - Vorpommern Census 1692 to Surnames in the Assessment Rolls of the Swedish Survey Registration, The western edge of the Hinterpommern is included. (The following districts are included – Anklam, Cammin, Demmin, Franzburg/Barth, Greifswald, Grimmen, Naugard, Randow, Rügen, Stralsund, Usedom/Wollin, Ueckermünde) Compiled By Franz Schubert
Mecklenburg – Schwerin Census Index 1819 includes each person’s location , sex, his/her given and surname, date of birth, birthplace, parish to which the birth place belonged, family relationship, occupation, property owned, how long they lived there, married or single, religion, and general comments. Every person in the household is listed.
Mecklenburg Census Index 1751 shows occupation, names of all individuals in the household 14-15 years of age or older and their relationship to the family. These records were taken from the Pastors registers
Mecklenburg Emigrants Database (about 170,000 people emigrated from Mecklenburg Vorpommern during the 19th-20th centuries to the USA. Canada, Chile, Brazil, Australia and Argentina). Data on each person includes name, maiden name, date of birth, sex, residence, occupation, marital status related persons, destination, year o emigration, and source of information)
Die Colonieliste von 1699 By Richard Beringuier, Berlin, 1888, ( Excerpts pertaining to West Pomerania and Uckermark Region from the book Extraits Appartenants a la Pomeranie de l’Ouest et a la Region d’ Uckermark Trouves dans Livre)  
Royal Subjects in Swedish Vorpommern in 1799 (Amts and districts include Bergen (Wittow, Jasmund, Rügen), Barth (Darsser), Franzburg, Loitz, Tribsees, Grimmen and Wolgast) Compiled by Franz Schubert
Mecklenburg – Vorpommern water, meadows and boundless skies
Beneath the Spacious Skies of Mecklenburg – West Vorpommern
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Kirchen in Stӓten, Eine Kulturgeschichtliche Wanderung vom 13. Bis ins 20. Jahrhundert, (42 recordings by Thomas Helms with text from Sabine Bock) edited by Thomas Helms,
Mecklennurgisches Namenbüchlein   Mecklenburg Family names   by Dr. Hans Bahlow 1932
Vortrӓge zur Mecklenburgischen Familienforschung Issue 3 Meeting of the Mecklenburg family researcher in Ludwigslust 1993
Vortrӓge zur Mecklenburgischen Familienforschung Issue 4 Meeting of the Mecklenburg Family researcher in Bützow
Steuerlisten Meddenburgischer Bauerndӧrfer des 15 und 16 Jahrhunderts Amt Gadebusch mit Kloster Rehna teil 1 Bearbeitter von Carl August Endler, (History and Culture)
Mecklenburgische Seenplatte Von Güstrow nach Neubrandenburg, Neustrelitz and Waren by Maike Bruhns (person register, culture and history)
German Genealogical Diegest 1st quarter 1991, Mecklenburg the land and its history by Daniel Schlyter
Verzeichnis der Pommerschen Kirchenbücher im Vorpommerschen. Landesarchive Greifswald, Edition Temmenü
Mecklenburg Maps by Bertram Christian von Hoickhusen (22 colored maps of various Jurisdictions in Mecklenburg that existed 1700 A.D. Scale 1:100,000
Bürgerbook for the city of Alt-Strelitz – Burghers listed for 162 1-1918
Bürgerbook for the city of Alt-Schwerin - Burghers listed for 1560 - 1831
Bürgerbook for the city of Güstrow - Burghers listed for 1592 - 1919
Bürgerbook for the city of Hagenow - Burghers listed for 1759 -1919
Bürgerbook for the city of New Brandenburg - Burghers listed for 1676 -1912, 1991
Bürgerbook for the city of Newstrelitz - Burghers listed for 1733 - 1912
Bürgerbook for the city of Stavenhapgen - Burghers listed for 1724 -1918
Bürgerbook for the city of Waren - Burghers listed for 1700 - 1918
Bürgerbook for the city of Wesenberg - Burghers listed for 1529 – 1743