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Re: [www.Kresy-Siberia.org] Introducing new member Jennifer Hanlon from East Gresford, NSW. Australia

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    Hi Steve, Do you know what area your Rondomanski family were from? Jen Hanlon Australia
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      Hi Steve,

      Do you know what area your Rondomanski family were from?

      Jen Hanlon
      Australia

      --- In Kresy-Siberia@yahoogroups.com, Steve Sobot <s.sobot@...> wrote:
      >
      > My grandfather on my father's side was Leon Sobotkiewicz and my
      > grandmother on my father's side was Helena Pyka.
      > I believe that my grandfather is a descendent of Rondomanski's as I have
      > often heard the family name being referred
      > to as Sobotkiewicz-Rondomanski.
      >
      > Regards,
      > Steve Sobot(kiewicz)
      >
      >
      >
      > On 9-4-2013 14:04, Carol Hornby Clements wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > My grandfather was also from Wilno. Someone from this group
      > > recommended a private researcher who found family records from the
      > > church records. I now have all the certificates.
      > > Carol UK
      > >>
      > >> Dear Group
      > >>
      > >> Please welcome new member Jennifer to the group. She is researching
      > >> her husband's grandparents Jan Rondomanski from Wilno
      > >>
      > >> (B. 21-03- 1915) Jan was arrested by the Soviets in 1941 and sent to
      > >> Rosyjska, a Labour Camp in the Soviet Union.
      > >>
      > >> In 1942 he joined the Polish Army under General Anders and ended up
      > >> in Egypt. The remainder of his military service is unknown.
      > >> Jan met his wife Weronika Wojcik (B. 25-05- 1917) from Barycz, near
      > >> Krakow Poland, in the Trier camp, Germany where they married in June
      > >> 1959 and then made their way to Naples, Italy and from there they
      > >> came to Australia.
      > >>
      > >> Weronika had been sent to Germany to work on the farm of a German
      > >> family and later in a porcelain factory in Germany.
      > >> She apparently met an American soldier and gave birth to her first
      > >> daughter, Krystyna in 1947 in Trier.
      > >> She spent 2 years in Trier before she met her future husband in the
      > >> camp from where they made their way to Italy.
      > >> Jennifer says that other details are sketchy. Their family were the
      > >> only Rondomanski's to come
      > >>
      > >> to Australia. The others that left Europe ended up in Canada and USA.
      > >>
      > >> I hope some of our members will be able to help you fill in the gaps
      > >> of your family history Jennifer.
      > >>
      > >> I wish you much success in your researches
      > >>
      > >> Kind regards
      > >>
      > >> Helen Bitner
      > >>
      > >> Colchester UK
      > >>
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
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