I get 0 hits with Google with copying and pasting. Do you
perhaps have the direct link to this page, please ?
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Verzonden: dinsdag 3 januari 2006 17:27
Onderwerp: [Kresy-Siberia] re Jan's Vietka
I have a feeling that you might have difficulty in
identifying/establishing location of Wietka-Vietka as one has to have a number
added to this name. Vietka in Russian means branch- refers to several posiolkow
along a railway line Vologda to Vielsk to Archangielsk.Generally they were near
a village.That means it hat be name of dierewnia vietka and a number for the
post to get there.
I had a look at your Vietka and it is Велская Ветка
whereyou find a record of your family name. Simply key into Google-in cyrilic-
Bелская Ветка -and on second page of this site you will see a list/record of
thousands of family names in Archangielskaja oblast between 1939 to
The pages are under Фамилии от А до Я.(Families
A to Z.)
Your name is under Пр ===Пригода===meaning
I am sure that all the group might benefit by
looking at this page/site as thousands of Polish families are there-including my
own. Please forgive me if the Russian speakers read this posting, I am not
trying to preach.
Just to add that a great deal is written on that
site as it covers so many posioleks in that area. It is worth