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Rīga Banns – Week of June 23, 1925

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

June 20, 1925 (Latvijas Vēstnesis [Latvian Herald], June 26, 1925)

Eižens Nikolājs Pillings (Jelgava) and Marija Anna Feldt (Rīga)
Merchant Fridrichs Kārlis Heine (Frankfurt) and Margareta Lukomski (Saint Petersburg)
Nikolājs Stoļarovs (Rīga) and Anna Strutinska (Rīga)
Cook Vladimirs Šendels […]

What Are You Looking For?

This blog has been going for over three and a half years! Over the years, I’ve made a number of different posts, and I’ve decided to put this post together to highlight some key posts that are particularly useful for helping you find your Latvian ancestors. This is intended to help new visitors to this […]

Rīga Banns – Weeks of June 9 and June 16, 1925

Sorry I missed last week!

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

June 8, 1925 (Latvijas Vēstnesis [Latvian Herald], June 9, 1925)

Carpenter Kārlis Zariņš (Aloja) and Emīlija Emsiņa (Rūjiena)
Iron-cutter Ernsts Veile (Rīga) and Marija Elza Eglīte (Rīga)
Chauffeur Jānis Fridrichs Alberts Brodiņš (Jaunmuiža) and […]

Rīga Banns – Week of June 2, 1925

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

June 3, 1925 (Latvijas Vēstnesis [Latvian Herald], June 4, 1925)

Student Arvīds Borga-Vepris (Sātiņi) and Elza Leontine Lausteine (Celmenieki)
Shoemaker Krišjānis Priede (Nereta) and Anna Galveniece (Sauka)
Technician Arturs Veide (Valmiera) and Eleonora Trīne Kuvalde (Jelgava)
Student Kārlis Roberts […]

Rīga Banns – Week of May 26, 1925

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

May 25, 1925 (Latvijas Vēstnesis [Latvian Herald], May 26, 1925)

Consul Otto Alberts Waklens (Sweden) and Regina Alise Johanson (Sweden)
Worker Konstantins Jankovskis (Grīva) and Lūcija Staškeviča (Posine)
Merchant Janis Briedis (Madliena) and Marija Pētersone (Vestiena)
Lawyer Aleksandrs Hanochs […]

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 […]

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 […]

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) […]

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 […]

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 […]