Obrzycko (Obersitzko)

Obrzycko (Obersitzko) is a town directly north 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 town hall. The second picture shows the sign on the town hall noting that since 1585 this town has been associated with the Polish Noble Family, the Racinskis. The messiness is due to the repaving of the market plaza:


I did not get a picture of the Catholic Church but here are two pictures of the old and abandoned Lutheran Church:


Here are the Evangelical churchbooks available at the Family History Library:

Taufen, Heiraten, Tote 1737-1791, 1787-1794 -  FHL INTL Film [ 747348 Item 2 ]
Taufen 1794-1812 Heiraten 1795-1827 Tote 1795-1817 -  FHL INTL Film [ 747349 ]
Taufen 1813-1825 Tote 1817-1831 -  FHL INTL Film [ 747350 ]
Taufen, Heiraten, Tote 1818-1826 Taufen, Tote 1827 Taufen, Heiraten, Tote 1828-1829, 1836-1837, 1839-1840, 1843 -  FHL INTL Film [ 747351 ]
Taufen, Heiraten, Tote 1844-1851, 1854-1855, 1857-1865 -  FHL INTL Film [ 747352 ]


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July 30, 2008