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Alternate name(s): Berendt
Gubernia:   Province: Gdansk

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Latitude: 54°07'00 Longitude: 17°59'00 USBGN: -509,929

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Archive Coordinator, Gdansk Archive Project Stanley Diamond
LDS (Mormon Microfilms) More Info
Location Years Available Type
Film# 1456921 1847 - 1874 D
Film# 185344 1813 - 1847 BM
Film# 185344 1813 - 1892 B
Film# 474715 1873 - 1919 Fam
Film# 474721 1847 - 1873 Fam
Film# 742795 1847 - 1865 BM
Polish State Archives (Some years may also be in LDS films) More Info
Location Years Available Type
Archive 10 Fond 1497 1847 - 1874 D
Archive 10 Fond 1497 1847 - 1884 B
Archive 10 Fond 1497 1848 - 1874 M

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Refers to the range of years existing in inventory for a given source: a dash '-' indicates an uninterrupted range of years and a slash '/' indicates gaps exist in the set


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A Army H Holocaust N Newspaper
B Birth L Voters P Passports
C Census M Marriage R Cemetery
CON Conversion MA Marriage Alegata S School
D Death MB Marriage Banns V Divorce
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