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The End… of one line’s record

In the last few months, the Polish State Archives has digitized a number of their 19th century records, leading to a tremendous breakthrough on my Warsaw-area ancestors and related cousins. [As opposed to UNrelated cousins? Anyway….] I hope to be writing about them soon.

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Picture Postcard of Piaski

Just found this on-line… a postcard from Sandberg, Prussia (Piaski, Poland), likely dating from around 1900. ¬†Earlier in the 19th century, it was the home of the JACOBOWSKYs, PAWELs, SALOMONSKYs, WOLFFs, and others. The last Jews left for larger towns or other countries within a couple more decades.

PiaskiPostcard

In the picture of the town square in the upper right, the building on the left still exists:

Piaski Today

It’s a little hard to see from the angle in Google maps, but the two larger buildings down the road are there as well.