Weldon Mersiovsky

Home and Farms in Klitten (since 1588) by Georg Alpermann

An explanation by Weldon Mersiovsky. Texas Wends, especially those who trace their families back to Prussia, should consult Dr. Georg Alpermann’s book, Höfe und Bauern in Klitten (Homes and Farms In Klitten) for possible information about their own family. It identifies homes and farms in the villages of Klitten, Jahmen, Dürrbach, Kringelsdorf, Ölsa, Kaschel, Thomaswalde, …

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They Had Wendish Wives and Husbands! – by Weldon Mersiovsky

Many people have asked me why I am involved in the Texas Wendish Heritage Society because they think that my name is not Wendish. They are correct. Mersiovsky is not a Wendish name. It is a Bohemian name, an old Bohemian name. My ancestors lived in the Kingdom of Bohemia since Miros built a farmhouse …

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St Peter Families – by Weldon Mersiovsky

When St Peter Lutheran Church in Serbin combined with St Paul Lutheran Church in Serbin in 1914 all of the church records of St Peter were burned except for the “Official Acts” meaning baptisms, marriages, death and confirmations. All of these “Official Acts” survived except for the confirmations. Of the confirmations, we have years 1887-1913. …

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St Peter Constitution – in English as it was written

This document was found in the papers of Arthur C. Repp, located in the archives of Concordia Historical Institute located on the campus of Concordia Theological Seminary in St Louis, Missouri. Rev Repp collected this document and others while researching the articles he wrote in the 1930s and 1940s for the Quarterly publication of the …

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