Howard Margol <homargol@...>
A note of caution when discussing PLUNGE, POLANGEN, PALANGA.
Plunge was in the Telsiai District and Palanga was in the Klaipeda
District - they were, and still are, entirely separate towns approx.
20 miles apart. Many records for both Plunge and Palanga still exist
In the Lithuanian archives. However, I would be surprised if records
for Plunge exist in the Riga archive.
Howard Margol - Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Elaine Bush might be interested to know that the records on Plunge
have not entirely disappeared. The area was at one time in the
district of Grobin in Courland [Latvia]. The Latvian Archives in Riga
have the following records for Plunge, known in German as Polangen
and in Latvian as Palanga:
The lists of Merchants: 1895, 1900-1917
Martha Levinson Lev-Zion, Ph.D.