Pommerscher Greif is an important website with vital information for locating civil registration and church records for the German/Prussian province of Pomerania (Pommern), including Hinterpommern (now in Poland), and Vorpommern, still in modern Germany. It also provides links to records available digitally online, and addresses for archives when written requests for records are necessary. This lesson demonstrates the use of the Pommerscher Greif place name search to access these important Pomeranian records.*The links shown between 4:00-4:10 no longer work. The first link is replaced with this link: https://www.familysearch.org/help/helpcenter/lessons/germany-research-with-the-wiki-part-14-of-14-writing-for-german-records. The second link is replaced with this link: https://www.familysearch.org/help/helpcenter/lessons/research-with-the-wiki-part-14-of-18-writing-for-poland-records.*
Learn to use a Brazil State pages on the FamilySearch Research Wiki to access church and civil registration records by using the online databases, FamilySearch Historical records, and addresses and support for writing for genealogical records, specific to each state of Brazil.