Monday, December 3, 2007

Parafia św. Wojciecha, Bnin, Schrimm, Posen

Photo from the collection of Ania Błaszkowiak in Kórnik, Poland.

Ancestral parish for many miners

Many of the early Polish miners in Calumet were baptised and wed at the Roman Catholic parish of Parafia św. Wojciecha in Bnin, Schrimm, Posen. The following villages were part of the parish: Dolskiem, Czmon, Konarskie, Mieczewo, Prusinowo, Radzewo.

German Name: Bnin
Today's Name: Bnin
Kreis/County: Schrimm German
Province: Posen

Today's Province: Poznanskie Location: East 17°05' North 52°13'
Location Description: This village/town is located 12.0 km and 269 degrees from Schroda, which is known today as Sroda Wielkopolska
Do you think your ancestors came from Bnin? You can order the microfilms for the parish from your local Family History Center. There are also civil records listed in the online catalog:
Księgi metrykalne, 1636-1920 Kościół rzymsko-katolicki. Parafja Bnin

Zivilstandsregister, 1874-1884 Bnin (Kr. Schrimm, Posen). Standesamt