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Contents (click on the Table for your Web Sites of interest)
Table I.  Sites pertaining to my Prussian ancestors.
Table II.  Sites pertaining to my Scottish and northern British ancestors.
Table III. Pertaining to Clearfield Co, Pennsylvania, where my ancestors first settled.
Table IV.  Sites hosted by family members and associates.
 
Table I. Web sites pertaining to former Prussian Empire. Contents
Abbreviated Title and link Comments
Welcome to Poland GenWeb Sponsored by World GenWeb Project
Pommerscher Verein Freistadt, Wisconsin Promotes heritage and culture of Pomeranians. Contains pedigees from my GEDCOM of Johann Kramp descendants. Why pay them $5, when you can get it here for free.
German Genealogy: Pommern / Pomerania Sponsored by Verein fur Computergenealogie e.V. Find LDS microfilm numbers for Germans emigrating from Hamburg. Sorry, the Bremen departures have been lost.
Pommersche Leute in aller Welt (Pomeranian people world-wide) Created by Heinz Dieter Donicht who wishes to form a community of former Pomeranian immigrants and exiles.
Pommernkontakte A database to which you can submit the surnames of your Pomeranian ancestors- after you register.
Kreis Stolp, Hinterpommern (Pomerania) Web site devoted to former Kreis of Stolp, Hinterpommern (former homelands of my Kramp family). Contains many images, maps, and a guest book
Pomeranian History Presents a historical outline (timeline) for eastern Pomerania (Pommern).
Genealogy and Poland- a guide by Bielecki Sympathetic to non-Polish speaking researchers. Great historic discussion of border changes in area of Poland, including former Pr. of Posen and Pommern. 
Posen-L Web site For research in former Province of Posen (now in Poland).
Prussia Home Page Sponsored by RootsWeb; coordinated by W.D. Samuelson. Some history; lots of maps; contains important Civil Registration Indexes (hopefully, more to come)
Homepage of Uwe Kerntopf Mr Kerntopf did some excellent research in former Hinterpommern and West Prussia. He has temporarily un-posted his genealogical work and changed his URL.
Atlas of Deutscher Reich by L. Ravenstein Digitized map of 1883 Germany, (Thank you, U of WI) which includes our Pomeranian and West Prussian ancestral homelands- for specific Adobe pdf file for the latter go to Map 3a (A1-G5)

 

Table II. Web sites pertaining to northern British Isles. Contents
Abbreviated title and link: Comments:
 Northumberland and Durham Family History Society Go to these counties in northern England 
 Lanarkshire Index page (GENUKI) Go to Larnarkshire, Scotland
Mining History Network General history of coal mining in England and of specific mining companies, hosted by Exeter University
 Cleveland Family History Society  Covers southern Durham Co, and northern Yorkshire, and of course former Co. of Cleveland
Durham Records Online Detailed description of what is available for Durham County Censuses, 1841-1901 (currently have indexed up to 1871)- copies of entries for sale. Great histories on mining and communities- free.
Durham Miner's Museum If you had ancestors in northern England who were coal miners, you need to go here.
Wheatley Hill History Web site of Dave Cook, former resident of Wheatley Hil and coal miner: history, picture of month, local biographies, pertinent links, census transcriptions.
Clan Forsyth Alma Emma Russell, sister to my great grandfather Thomas Russell, married Alexander Dickson Forsyth of Glasgow, Scotland. This is home page of Clan Forsyth

 
Table III. Clearfield Co., Pennsylvania, where my ancestors first settled. Contents
Abbreviated title and link:  Comments:
 Clearfield County, PA, Genealogical project Sponsored by PA-roots (my preference for Clearfield Co research)
Clearfield County, Pennsylvania Sponsored by US GenWeb. Nice query board. Also connects to Lycoming/Clearfield Counties query board
Clearfield County Historical Society Great resource if you live down the street. Closed ALL winter until first week in May.
Coalport Coal Museum in Clearfield Co, PA. New museum is collecting lore of the coal mining industry in area where our ancestors lived. Temporarily Lost
The Peale Project Mr. J.B. Krygier is compiling histories, censuses, images, and archeology of the former Ghost Town of Peale, Cooper Twp, Clearfield Co, PA.
Peale, PA, and Cooper Township Nice pictures and audio clips regarding the "Ghost Town" of Peale. My German ancestors first settled here in early 1880s, then moved further south in the County. And you think YOUR ancestors are ghosts?!
Peale, PA, Research Web Site Kathy Wagner, who lives in nearby Grassflats, and her frieds are researching the physical sites of the "Ghost Town" of Peale, as well as collecting family history and genealogy. Particular emphasis is being placed on the former Oakwood Cemetery. 
Web site of Brian Wozny Mr. Wozny has ancestors from Houtzdale. Follow the link from his web site for  interesting stories and graphics of the town.

 
Table IV. Web sites hosted by family members or associates. Most are genealogical in content, but some are personal or business related (see comments). Contents
 Abbreviated Title and link: Comments:
Kramp, Robert, Monroe Co., NC (A New Chapter) Part personal, part genealogy. I created this site to be a gateway, a sort of "hub", in order to link visitors to my genealogical web sites and photo albums which  I have posted at other sites on the Internet.
History of St John's German Lutheran Church of Houtzdale, Clearfield Co, PA Genealogy. Compliments of the Ultimate Family Tree. Site presents genealogies of early families of this ethnic German church.
Kramp, Robert, Ancestors of Genealogy. My "User Homepage" compliments of Family Tree Maker
Hohnke, Hohnka, Hanke, Hoenke, Hoehnke, Surname Research. Compliments of RootsWeb- Free pages Genealogy. I am trying to form a community of persons researching this unique surname. Apparently, the progenitors came from a well defined area on the border of northern Posen/ West Prussia and may be connected by blood.
Alexis, Andrew Genealogy. Researching Russell, Vernon, Alexis families
Hastings, Louise Genealogy. Researching Forsythe and Couperthwaite
Judy Kramp, under Pen name of Judy Cuevas or Judy Ivory Personal. Granddaughter of Lewis Kramp. Author of Historical Romances, now published by Avon Books.
Vernon, Russell at West End Market, Akron, OH Business. My first cousin, Russell Vernon, runs family-owned (3 generations) gourmet grocery store in Akron, OH. See article and photo of Russell in Reader's Digest, August, 1999, page 90. 
Hurlocker, Paul Personal. Grandson of Russell Stryke. Paul's wife is Kristin
Shugar, Samuel R. Genealogy. Grandson of Robert William Kramp and Martha Streich. Researching Shugar, Kramp. A User Page at FTM
Nell, Donna, nee. Kramp Business. Grand daughter of Lewis Kramp and Martha Krouse. She is owner/agent of Blue Ribbon Realty, Corpus Christi, TX
Gerald Stempfley Family Genealogy. User Page at FTM, hosted by Carole Stempfley. Carole's ancestor, Joseph Stempfly, married Amelia Striech, probably the sister of Otto, Julius and Martha Streich.
Matthew H. Sherwin and Jane Salt, by Doug Ross Genealogy. Doug is researching the Sherwin family from Yorkshire and PA. Joseph Shewin married Janet Russell of our Russell Line in 1907 in Cambria County, PA. Doug  has an Alternate site- but not as much detail.

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