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Rootsweb Message Boards
There are several Message boards associated with most of the areas involved in the former Kingdom of Prussia / German Empire / Federal Republic of Germany. Queries, Biographies, etc are now combined. Query is default setting. All other options are for data only.
- Historical Regions:
- Preussen (Prussia Use only if you do not know where in Prussia as there were 13 provinces!)
Please do not post any query if the area is already known - please post them in appropriate areas as listed below. Queries that can be posted elsewhere on this list will be moved to appropriate board without notice.
- Ostpreussen (East Prussia, now part of Poland/Lithuania/Latvia/Russia)
- Schlesien (Silesia), now part of Poland and Czech Republic
- Hannover (Kingdom of Hanover), now today's State of Niedersachsen, Germany
- Pommern (Pomerania), now split between Germany and Poland.
- Westpreussen (West Prussia, much of it in today's Poland and a very little portion still in Germany)
- Konigreich Sachsen (Kingdom of Saxony, now State of Sachsen in Germany)
- Poznan (Posen, now part of Poland)
- Ostfriesland (western strip along the Netherlands border, much is part of today's Niedersachsen and Nordrhein-Westfalen)
Areas with known German settlements
- Poland (Please note that there are several boards. Post in appropriate one)
- Austria-Hungary Empire (today's Austria and Hungary)
- Moravia (part of Czech Republic now)
- Bohemia (part of Czech Republic now)
- Bukovina (part of Hungary)xxxxx