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Jewish Families of Schroda in Posen (Środa Wielkopolska)

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Kreis Schroda was a Prussian county in Posen. The capital was the city of Schroda. Now called Środa Wielkopolska, Poland. Sroda was part of Prussia and then Germany from 1793 to 1919.

LDS Microfilms:

  • Film# 1857841 Familienregister naturalisierte Kinder 1840-1847 (r. & l. S.)
  • One LDS microfilm exists for this town. Number 1,857,841 has birth, marriage and death records for the 1840-1847 time period.
 Recent curator work on the LDS Microfilms files has resulted in a complete digital transcription of the entire set of microfilms. This data is now available online. You do not have to travel to the nearest LDS film site anymore. 


  • 52° 14′ 0″ N, 17° 17′ 0″ E
  • 52.233333, 17.283333

Luft, The NaturalizedJews of the Grand Duchy of Posen in 1834 and 1835, Revised Edition, 2004, published by Avotaynu, lists 19 individuals who became citizens in this time period in Schroda. Schroda belonged to the county of Schroda as did neighboring towns of Pudewitz (15 citizens), Santomysl (55) and Kostezyn (3) and Jaraczewo (11). . Some of the family names in Schroda in the 1834 and 1835 era are Baum, Baruch, Bernstein, Braun, Götz, Wolff, Posener, Mendel, Kocheim. Some of these last names appear in several of the nearby towns.