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Galicia Genealogy Guestbook. Year 2001

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"edward garlinski" garlinski_edward$$$
Sent: Monday, December 31, 2001 3:37 PM
Subject: Looking for information on Garlinski I am looking for informantion on three brothers,(Garlinski)travelling east across Europe during times from 1800 to 1850s, give or take. One brother (my ancestor) settled in Krywcha, near Borschiv, in the Lvov region. The other two brothers continued travelling. Also looking for information on Tokar or Tokarz and the "village" of HLESZCZEWA, at that time part of Austria

"Art "Hessel" AHESSEL$$$
Sent: Friday, December 21, 2001 5:31 PM
Subject: DICKER My grandmother was Hannah Dicker, who was born outside Lvov is 1872. Her mother was Tovah, and her father, perhaps Lieb. He was killed at a work accident at a very young age, but my great grandmother lived until sometime in the 1920s. She had two other children, a son who moved to California, and a son who (I think) moved to Budapest to attend the Baron Hirsch school. My grandmother married Abraham Hessel from Kovno and moved to America in 1891. Does anyone remember a Dicker family outside of Lvov? Arthur R. Hessel

john jh011b1381$$$
Sent: Thursday, December 20, 2001 7:06 AM
Subject: Tracing relatives from Lviv. From Ann Houliston, Edinburgh, Scotland, Hi Nick, great site, just what I have been looking for and more, I am trying to trace any relatives or family of my father. His name was Edward Schenhofer who was born in Lviv in 21.2.1910.His father was Fryderyk Schenhofer who was also born in Lviv. His mother was Zofia Wroblewska from the village of Kleparow. He came to Scotland with the Polish army with his brother Fryderyk. I think he went to France after the war but do not know if he settled there. I think his brother Fryderyk went to Italy where he became a priest. I hope someone out there can help as I am slowly running out of time. Hoping to visit your beautiful city next year. Thank you very much for this oportunity to help my search. Ann. Email jh011b1381$$$

"Paul Baldauf" PBaldauf$$$
Sent: Thursday, December 06, 2001 12:10 PM
Subject: hello from south germany hello from paul, thanks for the great lvov site. cannot wait to visit it. thanks a lot "from a small old town where i live regards paul ps: done day i will go there and write about it

"Victo"ria Umin" vurs33$$$
Sent: Sunday, November 25, 2001 12:25 AM
Subject: Ancestors Thank you very much for such great site! My name is Victoria Umin. I live in Winnipeg, Canada. My e-mail: vurs33$$$ I am looking for information on TARNAVCZYK (TARNAVCHYK) and FEDORON'KO (FEDORENKO). They were from Poland (Sanok, Mali Storozhi)/Ukraine (Lviv) under various foreign rulers. Thank you for any help.

Vitaly Shparberg vitaly59$$$
Sent: Tuesday, November 27, 2001 7:00 PM
Subject: School #58 Hi, I have graduated School #58 in 1974. Anyone from that school and year. Please reply. Regards...... Vitaly Shparberg (Australia)

"Jane Koval" jkoval$$$
Sent: Tuesday, October 16, 2001 11:13 PM
Subject: Kowals from Medweza/Sambor hi interested in any info or relatives for piotr/dmitri kowal born village of medweza (about 10km nw of drohobyc ) 1922 or 1926 (aunts in sambor & drohbyc) father & elder brother gregor & ivan , mother & elder sister sofia & katerina thanks Jane Koval Australia

POSANER, Benjamin
Sent: Thursday, October 11, 2001 9:41 AM
Subject: Information on Tarnoruda I am looking for any information on a small town called Tarnoruda. It is SouthEast of Lemberg and I've tried all the Galicia website and have some limited information, but i am really looking for any current information. Any help/pointers world be useful Many thanks Ben

" "Rita Vinck" rita.vinck$$$
Sent: Tuesday, September 25, 2001 1:48 AM
Subject: Visiting Lvov Hello, As I was looking for information about Lvov, I looked at you website and found it very interesting. That the reason why I wrote this mail. We are urgently looking for a person living in Lvov which can speak the Englisch or Belgian language. Within 5 weeks will we come to Lvov with a group of 33 persons (mostly childrent) to have a training stage in Lvov. But we are missing a lot of information. Do you know someone who can help us. Best regards Rita

Sent: Friday, September 07, 2001 3:21 AM
Subject: request I am Devendra prashad adhikari form nepal,I have passed M.E in computer from Stat University of Lvov Polytech in 1997, right now i am workin in nepal bunt i want to immagrate to Australiya for me it is necessary to have police report from lvov but i did'nt get any E-mail address of our University or my faculty for the contact,so plese help me if possible. :I have seen your site ,it is very pleased to me thanking u adhikari devendra prasad

Kevin Ony
Sent: Thursday, September 06, 2001 12:44 AM
Subject: Onyszkanycz Hi, I am getting married next year and am trying to incorporate our family trees into our day. The only problem is I can't find any information about my fiancee's surname Onyszkanycz. His grandfather was Nicholas Onyszkanycz born in Jawornik or Sanok August 14,1907. He came to Canada in 1939, but shortened his last name to Ony. Does anyone have any information about Jawornik, a village crest for example or anything about the family name Onyszkanycz? Thanks

"Joan Billheimer" jwbsmile$$$
Sent: Monday, July 16, 2001 2:20 PM
Subject: Ancestory I am looking to find more information about my great grandmother - Maria Pwzyszlak who was born in Lvov January 28, 1885. My dad wants to take a trip to the Ukraine and try to find some roots. Thanks you

Sent: Saturday, July 14, 2001 9:08 AM
Subject: add My parents Sam Rock (Ruk) and mother Beatrice Schildhaus lived in Sadowa Vichna outside L'vov. Does anyone have information on their families? Thank you. Pearl Rock Kane

Sent: Tuesday, June 26, 2001 8:40 PM
Subject: Guest Books entries for Lviv In Polish: Jesli ktos zna albo znal Rodzinne Ozog albo Wieczorek oraz informacjie co sie stalo z miejscowoscia Wieczorki - powiat Mosty Wielkie prosze o contakt mitchozog$$$ mozna znalesc moj adres na web site pod adresem Click here: Dziekuje - Mitchell Ozog.

"J M" jmaciora$$$BPL.ORG
Sent: Tuesday, June 26, 2001 4:50 PM
Subject: Lviv webpage Hi! i enjoyed this webpage and its photos. Will there be photos of Pope John Paul II'svisit to Lviv 25-6 June 2001? That would be terrific. Thank you. Joe Maciora Boston, MA, USA email: JMACIORA$$$ Anybody has them??? Please email me and I will include them in my page

Sent: Tuesday, June 19, 2001 10:02 PM
Subject: Looking for Pfeffer Your website is fantastic! I'm trying to research my family history. My late grandfather was born in Lvov approximately 1890. His name was Samuel Pfeffer. At that time Lvov was Lemberg. I am also wondering if there are any people by the name of Pfeffer still living in Lvov. I think there were some lost in the Holocaust. Thank you. Mimi

"carin" catnl$$$
Sent: Sunday, June 17, 2001 3:24 AM
Subject: Ukraine by catnl hello Nick i have been reading youre guestbook and searched youre site about Lviv oblast:-) my name is Carin van der Vorst, my mam is born at Morszyn near Stryi, Lviv oblast. My mam`s name is Maria Rapy, my babutska Catharina Sidor(i am named after her) and my grandfather Stefan Rapy. I like youre site very much, good info and very interesting to read youre guestbook, with all kinds of people looking for their ukrainian roots:-) I am so happy that i am able to visit my family those days, before 1992 it was always a big problem. for people who want to see my personal pics and stories about ukraine can my site about ukraine: take care and many greetings:-) carin(catrusja)

Dan Klug
Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2001 1:35 PM
Subject: Entymology of Ukrainian names Hello! My name is Heidi Shewchuk, and I am trying to find a resource for the meaning of my last name. I would also love to know how it is pronounced in Ukrainian. I was told the w is a "v" sound. Who knows.... If you know of any resources for this information, I would love to have them. Iam another American seeking my ancestors, until I read the guest book on your page, I thought hunting down ancestry was just some habit of my countrymen. Immigrants that we are. Thank you for the great website! Sincerely, H. Shewchuk

Sent: Friday, June 01, 2001 5:51 PM
Subject: Looking for Weinstocks We are currently looking for relatives that lived in Lwow in 1895 by the name of Weinstock. They may also have lived in a village outside of Lwow. Any information on obtaining public records during this time period or the names of surrounding villages would be very helpful. Thanks. sherri jones

Sammie Echols
Sent: Thursday, May 31, 2001 8:55 AM
Subject: Re: Harta, Poland Hi I am trying to research the family tree, and I came upon your site. I am trying to see if I have any living relatives left in Poland, or if anyone has any info about them! My Grandmother was Marya Guzik/Guziak, she and her sister Teresa Guziakowna(notice the spelling discrepancies) came to America in 1914 & 1913. There was a brother who came to America, and returned to Poland, story is, he didn't like it here, well, you can't please everyone! Their father was Andrew, and Mother Anna Domin. Anna Domin ran a bakery in Harta! I am also looking for my Grandfather, who was from an area phonetically pronounced "itch-ka", his name was Gustav Olszewski! I have found some of my relatives on the site, but not all! We also have a Piotor Wasylewski who married Teresa Guziakowna, and my father, Alexander Kustowski (brother of Stanislaus) they were reportedly from Gdansk! I would appreciate any help! Thank you Sammie Echols

Sent: Tuesday, May 22, 2001 10:20 AM
Subject: Hajtko Family I am an American with family roots from Jasionka, Turka District, Galicia. My great-grandparents were Wasyl Hajtko and his wife Paraska Lepak HAJTKO. They had six children (1870s to 1890s) that I know of...Justyna, Natalia, Anna, Stefan, Julia, and Mary. Mary Hajtko was my grandmother. Some emigrated to the U.S. 1900-1920s; others stayed in Europe. In 1946 the rest of these Hajtkos were resettled to Ukraine...some to L'viv (Lvov). Hoping to hear from anyone who can provide information about this family and/or living relatives. Robb Frederick Herkimer, New York, USA

Sent: Saturday, May 19, 2001 5:15 PM
Subject: Tracking Relatives From Lvov Area I am trying to find surviving relatives of DOMICELA MICHALLINA PIECUCH, born on April 17, 1922, in NAWARIA (LVOV area), as daughter of LADISLAS PIECUCH and SOPHIA Piecuch, born KOCULA. She was lLIVING IN LVOV UNTIL AROUND 1942-43. Her godfather and godmother were: JOSEPH GORECKI, butcher in Lvov, and Michelle PERLOWSKA. I can be contacted directly. I am ready to make a special trip from the USA to Lvov, anyhow, to locate such possible surviving relatives, and would be prepared to consider any English, French or German speakin guidance that might help there for a fee. Jacques e-mail: Kesslertransat Telephone: 1-703-845-5921 Fax: 1-703-845-0694 U.S.A.

Sent: Tuesday, May 15, 2001 4:02 PM
Subject: How do I answer? In a message from Lalex3094$$$ on March 14, 1999, someone asked for details about Bernard Gems from Lemberg. My mother is most probably his first cousin. She was born in the village of Zulkiew or Zolkwa outside Lemberg. Her father was Pesach Gems, and she had at least one uncle in Lemberg, whom she hardly knew. But she stayed there for a while when she went to study against her fathers' will. The E-mail address Lalex3094$$$ does probably not exist anymore. How can I get in contact with the one who sent the message? Mordechay Giloh, Kibbutz Lavi Israel ===== Mordechay Gilo Kibbutz Lavi D.N.G.T. 15267 Israel Telephone: 972-6-6799250 or 972-53-278247

Sent: Tuesday, May 15, 2001 10:55 AM
Subject: visiting Lviv Following my previous e-mail, I would like to visit Lviv later this year/early next year to hopefully find a record of my father's birth in Lviv, and perhaps to find some relatives. Is it safe for a woman in her forties to stay in Lviv, and if so, could anyone suggest a pleasant hotel? How could I find someone who would be prepared to help me find my way around the city and to find this information? I would of course be happy to pay a suitable fee. By the way, I mis-spelt my father's name - it is Vladimir Cornilius von Schultz Hercanowski. I look forward to someone replying to this e-mail. Regards and best wishes. Carolyn Schulz

Sent: Friday, May 04, 2001 11:43 AM
Subject: Tracing my relatives from Lviv region I am so thrilled to have found your web page. For some time I have been anxious to trace my roots, and I do hope that someone will be able to help me. My late father's name was Vladimir Cornilius von Schulz Herczanowski (I think this is the correct spelling!). He was born in Lvov around 1887-9 (23 February). He had a sister called Natalia, and maybe one called Olga, and a little brother called Pieter. His father might have been called Basil and mabye was a schoolmaster. I know he lived in a big house with several servants. He was a medical student in Budapest. His parents died whilst he was away studying, so I think. My father spoke Polish, Ukrainian, German and Hungarian. Could anyone help me to find out about his family, and to find out if I have any living relatives? thank you. Carolyn Schulz e-mail: Roganmum$$$

"Oscar Chavez"oc918$$$
Sent: Thursday, May 03, 2001 9:22 PM
Subject: Cafe Szkocka I would like to know about the Scottish Cafe (Cafe Szkocka), of enormous fame in Mathematics history. It was on 9 Plac Akademicki, across the street from Cafe Roma. I would like to find pictures of it (either pictures from 1935-40 or as it is now). Is there still such Cafe? Oscar Chávez oc918$$$

"victor humeniuk" humeniuk$$$
Sent: Monday, April 23, 2001 2:55 AM
Subject: Travel Hi, I would like to visit Lviv this late summer fall 2001, any ideas for descent place to stay two weeks. Thanks Victor

"Ehud Goren" ehudgoren$$$
Sent: Thursday, April 19, 2001 4:12 PM
Subject: Translator in Lviv? Hello! I am preparing a ducumentry film that is taking place in Lviv, Mostiska and Przemysl (Poland). I am looking for a translator: ukrainien-english/ french (polish is an adventage). I will need you for 1 week in june or july 2001. Ehud GOREN, Geneva. Switzerland.

"Mavis" mavis$$$
Sent: Friday, March 23, 2001 7:44 PM Good site. Thank you!

Bill Bauer
Sent: Sunday, March 11, 2001 10:38 PM
Subject: Oszust I am looking for information reagrds a Henryka Oszust who was sent to a camp in Mexico as a girl and then in 1947 was sent to the United States. She was born in Berezowice - Lwow on January 10, 1935 according to her papers. She does not know what has happened to her folks. Her mother's name was Genowefa and her father's name was Jan. Does anyone know where I can start to find more information? Thanks, Bill Bauer

"Zayarni, Vlad" VZayarni$$$
Sent: Wednesday, February 21, 2001 1:29 PM This is more a question then a comment. Could you recommend any books about Lvov? I am interested more in "artistic" literature published in 90th, novels, romance, thrillers etc. by authors from Lvov, or books about Lvov. There are a lot of books on the market about Moscow, St. Petersburg even Baku , but not Lvov. Thank you.

Sent: Wednesday, January 24, 2001 2:43 PM
Subject: Just passin' Hi, I dropped by through google, looking for Guelberts around the world. Anybody out there looking for family? Catherine Guelbert

David Humeniuk
Sent: Friday, January 12, 2001 5:30 PM
Subject: Lviv guestbook My father was Dimitro Humeniuk, who came to England in (I think) 1947. I believe he was born in 1927, although he was known to give 1925 as his year of birth when it suited him!. He couldn't be drawn on his family; all I know is that he came from a village near Lviv, and I believe that he ran away from home when he was 14 and, like many Ukrainian nationalists, joined the German army. He said that he had an older brother and sister called Basil and Ann. I think the family were in some way connected with a paper mill. I'm just beginning to take active steps to find out more about the Ukrainian side of my family - if anyone out there knows anything that might help me, please get in touch. Many thanks.

Sent: Monday, January 08, 2001 7:13 AM
Subject: lvov-krasne-birecki A person friend of mine is Henryk Birecki (has sister Romana), son of Florian Birecki and Filipina B., nee Demko, daughter of Katarzyna Demkow of Zuratyn. The family had been deported 2/10/40 from Krasne and Filipina died the same year in Kustenai. Henryk lives now in Carp Lake, Mich. Is anyone related or recalls this family? I have written a book on the Soviet Deportation of the Polish people based on the detailed biography of Henryk, including his childhood in Krasne. (see Klaus Hergt, MD; 13493 rose Rd., Cheboygan, MI 49721; tel 231 627 9748