Czerniejewo (Schwarzenau) is a town north east of Poznan with an early history (prior to 1772) of inviting Germans to work at the manorial farms in the area. Thus I plan to check out the early records for the churches here to try to find early records of my people.
Meanwhile here are pictures of the town starting with the Catholic Church and a bride:
There is a market plaza in the town:
And a secondary plaza which might have been the site of the Lutheran Church:
This was a manorial town and here is a picture of the glorious gate and palace of the Gorki family:
Here are the Evangelical churchbooks available at the Family History Library:
Taufen, Heiraten, Tote 1818-1826 - FHL INTL Film [ 808137 ]
Taufen, Heiraten, Tote 1827-1844 -- Taufen, Heiraten 1845 - FHL INTL Film [ 810528 ]
Tote 1845 -- Taufen, Heiraten, Tote 1846-1856 - FHL INTL Film [ 810529 ]
Taufen, Heiraten, Tote 1857-1865 - FHL INTL Film [ 810530 ]
Taufen, Heiraten, Tote 1866-1871 - FHL INTL Film [ 1201430 Items 24-41 ]
Taufen, Heiraten, Tote 1872-1874 - FHL INTL Film [ 1201431 Items 1-9 ]
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July 30, 2008