Hi Frank - your fingers must have slipped in typing this! Kroscienko in
Poland is just over the river from Lesnica - less than 5 miles away, and
Busovce (north of Spisska Bela) is about 15 miles away.
From: Frank <frankur@...
Sent: Monday, December 09, 2002 5:03 PM
Subject: [S-R] Re: Krosienko and Bujsocz
The Ellis Island Records list some surnames from former Galicija,
Kros'ienko (nad Dunajcem), Poland is located 47 miles distant from
Lesnica, Slovakia, which is located south of Nowy Targ, Poland.
The southern Polish territories around Kraków and Lwów were
incorporated into the Austrian Empire and renamed "Galicia".
Galicia was formerly a Austrian Crownland 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 Poland)
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
And Bujsocz sounds like :
Bus^ovce (Sk) Busócz (H), Slovakia which is located 46 miles distant
from Lesnica (Sk) Lesznicz (H)
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