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The more information you can gather about the town where your ancestor lived, the better chance you have of finding it on a map.
For identifying and locating a town or village from the old Prussia that is currently part of Poland, the following website is very helpful. [http://www.kartenmeister.com/preview/databaseuse.asp] [http://www.kartenmeister.com/preview/databaseuwe.asp]. Featured on this website is an extensive database of 75391 locations. All locations are&nbsp;east of the Oder and Neisse rivers and are based on the borders of the eastern provinces in Spring 1918. Included in this database are the following provinces: Eastprussia, including Memel, Westprussia, Brandenburg, Posen, Pomerania, and Silesia. When searching the database for a location name, the data returned will include the German and Polish names of the location as well as the longitude and latitude of the location.<!--{12072288382030} -->
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