Re: [GaliciaPoland-Ukraine] Re: Birth place name
Thank you for the suggestion. I see where Rybien is now and yes, it is close enough to Krakow to be
the probable town.
From: Laurence <Lkrupnak@...>
Sent: Monday, October 31, 2011 2:44:54 PM
Subject: [GaliciaPoland-Ukraine] Re: Birth place name
"Rybin" is most likley Rybien, which is located near Nowy Sacz.
I'm not sure what nad means in the context "nad Rybin". In geographical contexts, I am only aware of nad being used to mean on X river, where X is the name of the river, like nad Wisl~a (on the Vistula (River)).
--- In GaliciaPoland-Ukraine@yahoogroups.com, ADELE PONTY <adele-ponty@...> wrote:
> Could someone offer me some help with identifying my grandmother's birth place?
> I always believed that my grandmother was from Kracow, however I recently accessed
> the 1926 paseenger lists from the Canadian government archives and there I found
> " Nad Rybin" written under birth place for my baba Franciska.
> Did she mean "Upper" Rybin? Is this place in existence today or was the name changed?
> Was Rybin changed to Rypin? There is also a Rybnik in Silesia on the Czech border but she was
> Polish not Czech.
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