Sovetsk is the current Russial name for what use to be called Tilsit (German) or Tilz^e (Lithuanian).
Go to http://en.wikipedia.org and type in Sovetsk.
Morejunas might be Morejiunas
I too am researching the Pacesa pavarde. The Pacesa ancestor line I am interested in lived in Padovinys, east of Marijampole. The parents were Jonas Pacesa and Petronele/Petrone Senkute…"
My guess is that the village of Sindriunai is too far north for that Glinskas line to be connected to the one in Padovinys.
You're right about the Kaunas surname, there are at least 53 listings of males with that surname in the…"
I have some information on the Glinskas surname. The ones I have information on came from Padovinys, a small village east of Marijampole. Two Glinskas sisters emigrated to the U.S. before 1910. One settled in Connecticut. The other ended up…"
Many Lithuanians ended up migrating to South America once the U.S. established immigration quotas in the early 1920s.
The Bremen website has many of the records on-line for Lithuanians emigrating through that port in the 1920s, most of…"
My grandfather emigrated from Lithuania in 1911 and ended up working in Gary, IN for a while. His sister was married to another Lithuanian immigrant and her family lived in South Chicago, IL.
So far, I have not been able to find any…"
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