hello - i did find my brautigam leaving hamburg. the father left 2 years earlier than his wife and children, who arrived in 1906 (or maybe it is 1907 - i am away from my info). i have not gotten birth certs from gostynin tho. it was suggested i try via the website polishexpress.com and i have written him a couple of times but no response at all. can you suggest a route? thanks very much!
finding my brautigams was an amazing experience because a whole sort of leap frog pattern was unveiled: one relative started things then others followed. much was validated and it prompted responses from my mom such as: oh yes uncle so and so!