Alt Summin (Stare Suminy), Kreis Tuchel, West Prussia
Alt Summin (Old Summin) was one of many small villages in the Ceksyn area in which Remus family members in the early 1800's. These families were settling in the area from either the Okiersk mill area. Most of the church records for these family members reside in Ceksyn if Catholic and Tuchel if Lutheran.
Residents include the descendents of Andreas Remus and Marie Zaremba. This family includes Matthias Denczyh and Anna Remus of Alt Summin and the descendents of Paul Remus and Veronica Zmich. This family also includes Andreas Remus and Anna Ziolowska of Summin. Many families in this group still remain in the area. For example, Jan Remus in Ceksyn.
Here is a picture of that village atop a hill:
And here is a map of the area including Alt Summin:
(Click the map to blow it up)
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November 9, 2006a