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16054Re: Domansky addresses

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  • krupniak
    Sep 3, 2007
      anime_kitchen16 wrote:
      >
      > Thank you for your help.
      >
      > It really is exciting to learn where my grandmother is from. She
      never
      > spoke about it to anyone, family included. She has been dead for 39
      > years and I am unfortunate in that I never was able to talk to her
      > about her history.
      >
      > Her sister, on the other hand apparently talked about it a bit. I've
      > recently learned that the family were Cossacks and that they owned a
      > considerable amount of land in the Ostalovychi area. The land was
      > given as a reward for exceptional military service.


      They were Cossacks that supported the Polish control ot Halychyna:

      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Hadiach



      > It's good to confirm that both of my grandparents were in fact from
      > Galicia. Its history is fascinating.
      >
      > As far as a translator, yes, I assume that the best translator will
      > always be a human. I was hoping someone would've had some experience
      > with one and that he or she could make a recommendation. Of course,
      > I'd expect to pay a fair price for a translator's services. I'd
      > especially be interested in a translator who also has experience
      doing
      > genealogical research in Galicia and or Ukraine. Eventually, I'd
      like
      > to locate and correspond with my relatives.


      I do translations.


      >
      > -Courtney


      ______

      Lavrentiy



      >
      >
      >
      > --- In Galicia_Poland-Ukraine@yahoogroups.com, "krupniak"
      > <Lkrupnak@> wrote:
      > >
      > > anime_kitchen16 wrote:
      > >
      > > > Hello group members,
      > > >
      > > > I finally have a good lead on the ancestral village of my
      > > grandmother.
      > > > One of my recently-discovered cousins said it was Lemburg,
      Galicia.
      > > >
      > > > Another recently-discovered cousin sent me a group of addresses,
      > > > envelopes and a letter with addresses on them. They are all in
      > > > Ukrainian and I need to get a translator (any suggestions?)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > A human being. Most will charge for their time.
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > > In the
      > > > meantime, I was hoping that someone here would be kind enough to
      > > > translate just the addresses that appear in the Domansky
      addresses
      > > > file folder I created in the files section. The one titled
      > > > "Katherine's Address at Europe" is probably the address of my
      > > > great-grandmother in the Ukraine/USSR.
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Hlibovychi Sverz'ki
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > > The other file titled "1940
      > > > envelope and note" is probably FROM my great-grandmother
      Katherine
      > > to
      > > > my great-aunt Mary in Troy, NY. What you see here is (possibly)
      > > > Katherine's return address.
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Ostalovychi
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > > What I'd like to know is if Lemburg, Galicia is correct (do
      these
      > > > envelopes/addresses say Lemburg?)
      > > > or is it something totally
      > > > different? If it's different, what is it?
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Lemberg is German/Austrian name for L'viv. Lemberg was
      capital of
      > > Galicia.
      > >
      > > The above places are located southeast of L'viv.
      > >
      > >
      > > >
      > > > I've started ordering microfilms (so far just on my
      grandfather's
      > > > side) and would like to know where to start searching for my
      > > > grandmother's family.
      > > >
      > > > Any help would be greatly appreciated!
      > > >
      > > > -Courtney
      > >
      > >
      > > _______
      > >
      > > Lavrentiy
      > >
      > > /
      > >
      >
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