Was your gf Joseph Jack Babon (1888-1969) ?
Fridman was not located in Spis^ or Zemplin z^upa nor in Slovakia.
It must have been Frydman (P) Frigyesvágásá (H) located
across the Polish border and near Krempacky (P) Bélakorompa (H) and SE
of Nowy Targ, Poland.
Frydman is about 23 miles distant from Stará L'ubovna (Sk)
O'lubó (H) Alt-Lublau (G)
Early in the 15th c 16 towns in northern S^pis^ region (including
Stará L'ubovn^a (S) O'lubló (H) and Vel'ké Sulín - were
mortgaged to Poland, under whose rule they remained 1412-1772.
Galicia was formerly a Austrian Kronland and part of Austro-Hungarian
Monarchy(1867-1918). Sometimes referred to as Austrian Poland.
Other names for the area were Galicja (Polish), Galizien (German),
Halychyna (Ukrainian) and Rus Halicka (Polish).
In 1918, Galicia was annexed to Poland as "Malopolska" (Little
After the 1939 partition of Poland by Germany and Russia, East Galicia
became part of Ukraine while West Galicia remained in Poland.
Its former territories are now shared between southern Poland and