As with other years, I’m doing a commemorative post for June 14, 1941. This is the day when tens of thousands of Latvians, Estonians and Lithuanians were deported from their homelands by the Soviets to the far reaches of Siberia.
Time for the letter C in the Family History Through the Alphabet challenge! C is for Census Census records are key genealogical records in most countries. Latvia is no exception. However, accessing and interpreting Latvian records can be a bit
Ready to move on to genealogical sources? See Part 2 of this primer here. Part 1 – Historical Context What You Need to Know about Latvia Latvia is a country in northeastern Europe, bordered by Estonia, Russia, Belarus and Lithuania.
Welcome, everyone, to the 28th edition of the Carnival of Central and Eastern European Genealogy! This month’s topic was War Stories. J.M. of Tracing My Roots, in the post The Effects of War, describes the lingering effects of war after