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Rīga Banns – Week of May 19, 1925

Two days late! Sorry. I blame the long weekend.

Part of my series of publishing the banns read in Rīga in the interwar period. See this post for more details.

May 18, 1925 (Latvijas Vēstnesis [Latvian Herald], May 19, 1925)

Railway worker Jānis Prauliņš (Rīga) and Katrīna Kļaviņa (Rīga)
Carpenter Augusts Upenieks (Volkova) and Aleksandra Doriņa maiden name Cikova [...]

Tombstone Tuesday – Augusts and Emma Cinitis

In this series, I am providing pictures of tombstones from Latvian cemeteries, all with death dates prior to 1945. I do not have any further information on the people mentioned.

Photo taken by me, October 2012. Click to enlarge.

Names: Augusts Cinitis, born December 8, 1888, died June 16, 1925; Emma Cinite (maiden name Asars), born August [...]

Tombstone Tuesday – Miķelis Vīksne, 1839-1915

In this series, I am providing pictures of tombstones from Latvian cemeteries, all with death dates prior to 1945. I do not have any further information on the people mentioned.

Photo taken by me, October 2012. Click to enlarge.

Name: Miķelis Vīksne, born October 10, 1839, died October 10, 1915

Bottom Inscription: “Es esmu augšamcelšanās un dzīvība, kas [...]

Rīga Banns – Week of May 12, 1925

Sorry I’m a day late on this one!

Part of my series of publishing the banns read in Rīga in the interwar period. See this post for more details.

May 11, 1925 (Latvijas Vēstnesis [Latvian Herald], May 12, 1925)

Table-maker Francis Cibulskis (Līksna) and Tekla Kokina (Līksna)
Merchant Benjamiņš Obelers (Rīga) and Anna Segemane (Dobele)
Vice-Sergeant Fricis Krūmiņš (Puze) and [...]

Tombstone Tuesday – Adolfs Krastiņš, 1907-1930

In this series, I am providing pictures of tombstones from Latvian cemeteries, all with death dates prior to 1945. I do not have any further information on the people mentioned.

Photo taken by me, October 2012. Click to enlarge.

Name: Aviac. Skol. Kurs. Leitn. Adolfs Krastiņš (Aviation School Course [?] Lieutenant Adolfs Krastiņš), born February 19, 1907, [...]

Rīga Banns, Week of May 5, 1925

Part of my series of publishing the banns read in Rīga in the interwar period. See this post for more details.

May 4, 1925 (Latvijas Vēstnesis [Latvian Herald], May 5, 1925)

Mason Kārlis Sprogis (Rīga) and Emīlija Bekmanis (Rīga)
Musician Mārtiņš Dannenhiršs (Rīga) and Aleksandra Ērika Krievs (Rīga)
Merchant Ruvius Kadiševs (Daugavpils) and Haja Fiksmann (Daugavpils)
Worker Georgs Aškevičs (Rīga) [...]

Tombstone Tuesday – Vilis Olavs, 1867-1917

In this series, I am providing pictures of tombstones from Latvian cemeteries, all with death dates prior to 1945. In this case, I do have more information on the individual, see this Wikipedia article. This grave also appears to have been desecrated during the Soviet period – see the torn spot in the middle, it [...]

Rīga Banns - Week of April 28, 1925

Part of my series of publishing the banns read in Rīga in the interwar period. See this post for more details.

April 27, 1925 (Latvijas Vēstnesis [Latvian Herald], April 28, 1925)

Tanner Jānis Kudvins (Tartu) and Olga Marija Sprogis (Iecava)
Clerk Ernsts Rukovskis (Gramzda) and Emma Freimanis (Dīkļi)
Wood-sorter Ansis Teodors Krigers (Rīga) and Amālija Gerbers (Ķemeri)
Merchant Rudolfs Feldhuns [...]

Tombstone Tuesday – Jūlijs Rimša, 1894-1926

In this series, I am providing pictures of tombstones from Latvian cemeteries, all with death dates prior to 1945. In this case, I do have more information on the individual, see below.

Photo taken by me, October 2012. Click to enlarge.

Top Inscription: Kara Lidotājs Virsl. (Airforce Lieutenant)

Name: Jūlijs Rimša, born October 25, 1894, died May 17, [...]

Rīga Banns, Week of April 21, 1925

Part of my series of publishing the banns read in Rīga in the interwar period. See this post for more details.

April 20, 1925 (Latvijas Vēstnesis [Latvian Herald], April 21, 1925)

Clerk Hugo Volens (Sigulda) and Irma Wilhelmine Ozols (Rīga)
Worker Aniufis Pačomovs (Rīga) and Marija Mošaeva (Rozentova)
Clerk Wilhelms Aleksandrs Graudiņš (Valmiera) and Karolina Elisabete Klinklavs (Vecpiebalga)
Student Mihails [...]