Did you ever get any information relating to your family? I am also looking for my Grandfather Ernest Bahls family from the same area. I was to the Griefswald Pommern area last year and in the central North East, area of Germany or Pommern there are many people with the name Bahls. I went to churches and had a hard time finding anything. Pommern was East Germany where Russia ruled for 20 years. Grave yards are not current. When someone is done with a grave sight they place the stone up against the church wall or wall around the church and then someone new uses the sight. I was told they are mainly creamated in that area which makes reusing the cemetary sights over and over more easily. Hence unable to search by grave stones. I would appreciate any leads you may have--I am finding a none.