15493Re: Rat' surname
- Aug 1, 2007Julie Finczak wrote:
> Although my family comes from the Bukowsko area of Poland, theyconsidered themselves as Lemko. In Canada, my relatives referred to
themselves as Ukrainian and we were raised believing this. However,
recently my mother told me that her father never considered himself
as Ukrainian. This thought of being Ukrainian started, just before
the second world war. So the possibility of this family line coming
from Slovakia may be something to look into.
Have a panikhida for your grandfather.
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