Prussia Place Suggestion

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Hi all!

My latest Prussian place name quandry arises from my G-G-G-Grandmothers Death Certificate which states she was born in Balan, Prussia and married in Gross Teschendorf. I am ever edging (slowly...) into prussian research but I can't find a Meyer's Gazette match for Balan, Prussia.

Gross Teschendorf is now Cieszymowo Weikie and I am wondering if Balan is actually Baalau (as in Gross Baalau). Anyone have any thoughts of any other places that might match up?

Cheers,

Cara
WikiTree profile: Caroline Ehmann
asked in Genealogy Help by Cara Kajewski G2G1 (1.4k points)

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If you go on Google maps and type in Teschendorf, Germany, you will find it about 4 mi S of Neubrandenburg.   Then if you increase the magnification, Ballin is about 2 mi to the E of Teschendorf., (on the fork in the road).
answered by Bob Hanrahan G2G5 (6k points)
selected by Susan Keil

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