Re: [bukowsko_triangle] Re: introduction
Perhaps I didn't say it right. With regard to the collection of
characters 'L'c, Kowa', is that a faithful transcription from the note
that you have? It is not even remotely identifiable as a village name
and I find it difficult to imagine that you can equate it to Wola
Senkowa without additional collateral information.
Simply seeing the same surname in a list from a village might be an
indicator, but I fear that evidence is not strong enough to reach a
On 3/9/2012 9:24 AM, larrybell.cny@... wrote:
> Hi Roman,
> Thank you for your answer. My sources are secondary, at best. I do not
> know the meaning of the name "L'c Kowa." I was hoping someone here might
> have an explanation. The name appears on an unsigned page of notes from
> a family picnic held in July, 2000. I plan to call the two remaining
> members of the second generation this weekend.
> The listing of names came from Marek Silarski via Mr. Semanchuk's
> excellent website. I need to verify this information, somehow. Is there
> any way short of personally examining the church records?
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org
> <mailto:bukowsko_triangle%40yahoogroups.com>, Roman <romankal@...> wrote:
>> Hello Larry,
>> What do we think? The first question that comes to mind is the source
>> for the village name that you gave. Please explain the meaning of the
>> name "L'c, Kowa"? Is this transcribed from a document? Show us the
>> source, if available.
>> How do you know that the surnames are found in Wola Senkowa? Did you
>> examine the church records for that village?
Though the 1910 census was a mess in some states, you might check to
see where or with whom Aniela was living.
> I found the special inquiry pages at the end of the file. She was held for a 5 day special inquiry while she waited for her cousin. I wonder if this is when the doctor came forward to claim her. . .
> More mysteries.
> --- In email@example.com, Debbie Greenlee <daveg@...> wrote:
>> If you have a subscription to ancestry.com you can pull up both of
>> the Detained pages, copy them to your hard drive and then print them.
>> There really isn't much information on them. It should list the reason
>> for the detention. I don't remember what it said now but if her
>> brother did not show up then she would have been held until someone
>> came to get her.
>> larrybell.cny@... wrote:
>>> WOW, THIS IS EXCITING!
>>> What a breakthrough! We now have solid evidence of where Aniela was from and when she came to this country.
>>> I also noticed the detained person note. Is there a way to read those online? Or do I have to order the microfilm?
>>> There is a story that has come down through the family about this. Grandma Nellie was supposed to meet her brother Adam in NYC, but he never showed up. Is this why she was detained?
>>> The larger story: she was bought by a doctor as an indentured servant. Adam helped her escape--either in this country or in Poland--not sure which.
>>> Thanks for all your help!