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Source: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lasy,_Pomeranian_Voivodeship Wikipedia Commons] Wikipedia Commons
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Source: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lasy,_Pomeranian_Voivodeship Wikipedia Commons]'']]    Laase (also known as Lase, Laze, Liazy, Laza, and Lasin; now known as Lasy; coordinates: 54.0116, 19.1315 [54° 0′ 41″ N, 19° 7′ 53″ E]; population in 1905, 108) is located approximately 6 kilometres (4 miles) south-east of Malbork (Marienburg), 12 km. (7 mi.) north-east of Sztum (Stuhm), 23 km. (14 mi.) south of Nowy Dwór Gdański (Tiegenhof), 24 km. (15 mi.) south-west of Elbląg (Elbing), and 52 km (32 mi) south-east of the regional capital Gdańsk (Danzig).
 
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'']]    Laase (also known as Lase, Laze, Liazy, Laza, and Lasin; now known as Lasy; coordinates: 54.0116, 19.1315 [54° 0′ 41″ N, 19° 7′ 53″ E]; population in 1905, 108) is located approximately 6 kilometres (4 miles) south-east of Malbork (Marienburg), 12 km. (7 mi.) north-east of Sztum (Stuhm), 23 km. (14 mi.) south of Nowy Dwór Gdański (Tiegenhof), 24 km. (15 mi.) south-west of Elbląg (Elbing), and 52 km (32 mi) south-east of the regional capital Gdańsk (Danzig).
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Until 1772 Laase was located in what was known as Royal Prussia (also known as Polish Prussia) in the Kingdom of Poland. The First Partition of Poland in 1772 resulted in the creation of a new province in 1773, called West Prussia, in which Laase was located. Laase was situated in the district (Kreis) of Stuhm until the end of World War I, when it came under the jurisdiction of the German province of East Prussia. The village came under the control of Nazi Germany during World War II until February 1945, when it was occupied by Soviet forces and returned to Poland. In 2012 it was a village in the administrative district of Gmina Stary Targ, within Sztum County, Pomeranian Voivodeship.
 
Until 1772 Laase was located in what was known as Royal Prussia (also known as Polish Prussia) in the Kingdom of Poland. The First Partition of Poland in 1772 resulted in the creation of a new province in 1773, called West Prussia, in which Laase was located. Laase was situated in the district (Kreis) of Stuhm until the end of World War I, when it came under the jurisdiction of the German province of East Prussia. The village came under the control of Nazi Germany during World War II until February 1945, when it was occupied by Soviet forces and returned to Poland. In 2012 it was a village in the administrative district of Gmina Stary Targ, within Sztum County, Pomeranian Voivodeship.

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Laase (now Lasy, Poland) Source: Wikipedia Commons
Laase (also known as Lase, Laze, Liazy, Laza, and Lasin; now known as Lasy; coordinates: 54.0116, 19.1315 [54° 0′ 41″ N, 19° 7′ 53″ E]; population in 1905, 108) is located approximately 6 kilometres (4 miles) south-east of Malbork (Marienburg), 12 km. (7 mi.) north-east of Sztum (Stuhm), 23 km. (14 mi.) south of Nowy Dwór Gdański (Tiegenhof), 24 km. (15 mi.) south-west of Elbląg (Elbing), and 52 km (32 mi) south-east of the regional capital Gdańsk (Danzig).

Until 1772 Laase was located in what was known as Royal Prussia (also known as Polish Prussia) in the Kingdom of Poland. The First Partition of Poland in 1772 resulted in the creation of a new province in 1773, called West Prussia, in which Laase was located. Laase was situated in the district (Kreis) of Stuhm until the end of World War I, when it came under the jurisdiction of the German province of East Prussia. The village came under the control of Nazi Germany during World War II until February 1945, when it was occupied by Soviet forces and returned to Poland. In 2012 it was a village in the administrative district of Gmina Stary Targ, within Sztum County, Pomeranian Voivodeship.

The 1776 Prussian census lists give Mennonite families in Laase with the following surnames: Barckmann, Born, Penner, and Wall.

Mennonites who were residents of Laase were members of the Tragheimerweide Mennonite Church.

[edit] Bibliography

Wikipedia. "Lasy, Pomeranian Voivodeship." Web. 22 December 2012. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lasy,_Pomeranian_Voivodeship.

Wolf, Hans-Jürgen. "Familienforschung in Westpreußen." Web. 22 December 2012. http://www.westpreussen.de/cms/ct/ortsverzeichnis/details.php?ID=3761.

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Map:Lasy, Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland


Author(s) Richard D Thiessen
Date Published December 2012


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Thiessen, Richard D. "Laase (Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. December 2012. Web. 12 Jul 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Laase_(Pomeranian_Voivodeship,_Poland)&oldid=95697.

APA style

Thiessen, Richard D. (December 2012). Laase (Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 12 July 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Laase_(Pomeranian_Voivodeship,_Poland)&oldid=95697.




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