Zapendowo (Zapędowo), Kreis Konitz, West Prussia
Zapendowo is a formermanorial village on a hilltop just east of Konitz initially associated with Polish nobility family Zapędowski. However, today it is a small village of independent farmers on a rise in the rolling hills. Some of the villagers live in interesting old houses so here is a picture of those houses:
This village was the residence of Johan Remus and Anna Marie Halweg who lived there just after the First Partition of Poland in 1772.Click here for a genealogy of this family including American descendents.
Here is a map showing this village and the area:
Websitehttp://home.foni.net/~adelsforschung2/preuss.htm lists the Polish Nobility in many Polish villages between 1700 and 1800. For Zapendowo, it lists nobles v.Lutomski, v.Orlikowski, Niewiescinski, v.Szeliski, and v.Bogusz.
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September 17, 2007