Just wondering if anyone out there has any relatives with the "Naujack" name from the southwest area of Lithuania.After coming to America the name was changed to "Norick" or "Noack". I know that Joseph Naujack settled in Scranton, PA and had 7 children. I'm just trying to find out his parents names in Lithuania and whether or not he had any siblings.It sounds like the archives in Vilnius are the way to go!See More
I have family from the southwest region of Lithuania as well. Here in the USA their names have been spelled "Krouss", "Krouse", or "Krause". But I found my great-grandfather's original Marriage…"
"Thank you so much for your reply. What a small village! I wonder why the population decreased during those years. Maybe the county line changes and people leaving to find work in the city?!? Thanks for checking the phone directory. I was hoping to…"
I generally use maps.google.com, though it's not foolproof. Some smaller or defunct villages will not show up there. I think the county line has shifted a bit since your great-grandmother was married (see map). I…"
I recently came across some old documents and was thrilled to find my great-grandmother's Birth Certificate and Marriage Certificate. Up until now I had no information about my mothers side of the family because she was left in an orphanage during the Great Depression.Can anyone help me figure out the location of this village. My great-grandmother's maiden name was Mary Remeika and she married August Krauza in1895. My document states: Lithuania, government of Russia, State: Suvalki, County:…See More
A kind of 'digital library' and 'strategy center' for those tracing ancestries in and from present-day Lithuania. I've created Discussion forums based on geographies, as this is the only part of GW where you can reply to each other! Here's a quick jump to all the discussion forums, otherwise, scroll through all the resources until you get to them.See More