JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Originally Poland - then Germany #general
Roger Lustig <julierog@...>
Technically, there weren't any regions that were Poland in 1871-81,toggle quoted messageShow quoted text
period. The "Kingdom of Poland" was part of the Russian Empire. There
was no country called Poland between 1795 and 1919.
As far as I know, there were no territorial exchanges between the two
empires during the period you mention. However, the Grand Duchy of
Posen, which was part of the German Empire, had many Polish-speaking
What leads you to the conclusion that your people lived in such a
place? Are you thinking of documents in different languages?
researching Upper Silesia, etc.
Does anyone know how I can find a region which was Poland in