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Galicia Genealogy Guestbook. Year 2006
Date: Fri, 22 Dec 2006
From: GGrinbank$$$rccl.com United States
Subject: Searching for Relatives
My father Julius Thumim-Riedler was born in Vienna, Austria in 1914. His
father's name was Max Thumim and his mother's Rosa Riedler. The family
moved to Lvov when his mother died and my grandfather re-married. His new
wife was Malka Kauf.
They emigrated to Argentina in 1924 and he remembered his grandfather and
one of his father's sisters remained in Lvov.
I would like to know if there are any Thumims in Lvov. I have the
feeling the family was originally from there.
Graciela Grinbank (nee Thumim)
Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2006
From: Dave Malina dm2384$$$hotmail.com United States
Subject: Malina Surname
My grandfather was Vasili Malina. Emigrated to the US around 1880-1890. He lived in
L'viv. Any suggestions on where to start in L'viv?
Date: Thu, 07 Dec 2006
From: Jeanette James namelessinleander$$$hotmail.com United States United Kingdom
Subject: Tracing my father's roots
My father, John Psuj, came to the UK as a displaced person after the war in about
1946/1947. He was from Lvov and was born on 1st March 1916. I think his mother was
called Maria and he had a twin sister and brother named Stefan and Stefanie, I believe. I
think his father was a coach maker. I don't know anything about my father's family apart
from these details. I would love to be able to trace my roots and one day travel to that
part of the world.
Can anyone advise me how to go about finding more information - unfortunately I don't
Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2006
From: wlower$$$starpower.net United States
Subject: Peremyshlany, Przemyslany
I am a historian editing a Jewish diary from 1943 that details events of the Holocaust in Peremyshlany. Several names are identified by the diarist, such as Zimmer, Hochberg, Golliger, Alwaglow, Katz, Gabel.
If your family is from this small town (about 40 km SE of Lviv) please contact me.
Date: Thu, 23 Nov 2006
From: faye wilson senori_ta2002$$$yahoo.co.uk United Kingdom
Subject: tracing stadnyk
MY NAME IS FAYE AND IM TRYING TO TRACE ANY FAMILY MEMBERS OF MY GRANDFATHER WHO PASSED
AWAY THIS YEAR HIS NAME IS THEODORE STADNYK HE WAS 84 YRS, HE WAS MARRIED TO MARIA WHOM HE MET IN GERMANY
THEN THEY MOVED TO ENGLAND AND HAD THREE DAUGHTERS JENNY,OKSANA AND ANNA, AND ONE SON JOHN, WHO IS THE ELDEST,
I DO BELIEVE THAT MY GRANDFATHER CAME FROM LVOV AND HAD TWO SISTERS MARIA AND ANNA, AND TWO BROTHERS MICHEAL
AND DO NOT KNOW THE OTHER BROTHERS NAME BUT WAS TOLD THAT HE WAS KILLED IN THE WAR,IN LVOV,ONE OF MY
GRANDFATHERS UNCLE I THINK MOVED TO NEW YORK IN 1920/30S AND I BELIEVE MY GRANDFATHERS FATHERS NAME WAS JOHN,
ANY INFORMATION WOULD BE HELPFUL, MANY THANKS.
Date: Wed, 25 Oct 2006
From: MEEpstein$$$aol.com United States
Subject: Weitzners of Lemberg/Lvov
Looking for information about my grandfather Rubin Weitzner and his brother
Charles. We originally heard that they came to America in 1892 when Rubin was
8 yrs and Charles was 14 yrs. We have since heard that this information was
not exactly right. They might have been a little older and they might not
have traveled together. We think that they came before computerized Ellis Island
records (pre 1892). They both settled in the NY/NJ area. Charles married
Yetta Upin and my grandfather married Pauli Schein/Pauline Schoen. We always
believed her name was Pauline Schoen but have found information that her name
might have been Pauli Schein. Her family is believed to have come from Lvov
also but don't know if she was born in Lvov or America. I have recently been
contacted by a granddaughter of Charles that I never met (maybe when we were
very young) so I've been able to fill in some small gaps but don't know the
names of our family members that might have remained in Lvov. Any help would be
Date: Tue, 17 Oct 2006
From: nina tzarevna_y$$$yahoo.com United States
Subject: looking for friends from lvov
My name is Nina (Antonina Yekimova). I was born and grow up in Lvov. I have visited my home town twice since i left it in 1992 , but didn't have any time to find my school friends . I do wonder how are they. I went ot school #17 Chernyahovskogo.
May be we weren't close friends ( very possible ..) but you know know something about gays and girls from my class. I am 37 now.
Or may be we went together to Pedagogichskoye Uchilishe? Do you know anything about Ulyana Golovatskaya ? Ira Shishkina ? Natasha Zemlyanaya?
Will be happy to hear from you.
Date: Fri, 13 Oct 2006
From: Earl+Catherine Magee magee$$$mts.net Canada
Subject: Fw: surnames
Searching for people of the following surnames, or any related to them.
Kuzniak, Janyk, Bosominski, Zabaczka. They said the are from Stanislau near Lwow river.
Might have misspelled Lwow. At the time they left it was under Austrian rule 1899. Any information appreciated.
They came to Canada with a large group of immigrants. Story goes at the time some family were taken to Argentina.
Thank you in advance
Date: Sun, 1 Oct 2006
From: jtaras57 jtaras57$$$aol.com United States
Subject: Lost Relatives
My name is now John Taras but I was born Evan Lucak in 1957. I believe my
Father Wasyl Lucak was born around 1924 in Lvov. He had a brother Iwan who I
was named after and two sisters. Anna and I think Nasturnia. My Grandfathers
name I think was Mykyta Lucak. I have a letter to my father from my Uncle
Iwan dated January 1965. At this time he was working in Solotwyne. My father
Wasyl died on November 5th 1990 in Preston Lancashire. I would dearly like
to make contact with my Cousins wherever they are. I know from the letter
that my Uncle and both Aunts had children.
Any help you can give me would be great.
Date: Mon, 25 Sep 2006
From: Markian Prokopovych Prokopovychm$$$ceu.hu Hungary
Subject: person search
I am looking for those who knew or
are related to the following persons from Lemberg/Lwow, all of them at
some point related to building No. 6 on Asnyka (now Bohomolcia) Street
in the city centre.
Leon Stauber, owned this real estate in 1905
Dora Stauber and Irena Goldberg, owned it in 1928 and 1936.
I do not know whether Dora Stauber was related to Leon, but presumably
she was either his wife, or his daughter.
Many thanks for posting this,
Date: Mon, 25 Sep 2006
From: Alex Alexander al_alex111$$$yahoo.com
Subject: Assiatance in Lvov
I live in Lvov. I can give an assistance to westerners which are visiting Lviv.
If you have any difficulties during your staying in Lvov with renting an appartment,
translations of documents, local telephone calls, tourist escorting,
contacting a doctor or any accident, or if you get into any trouble situation in Lvov,
please contact me and I try help to solve your problem.
Contact me 24 hours a day! al_alex$$$yahoo.com
Thank you for your time.
Date: Tue, 5 Sep 2006
From: M ROJOW m.rojow$$$btinternet.com United Kingdom
Subject: Rojow family
I am searching for any information regarding my fathers family.
He was born in Lwow in 1927, William (Walack) Rojow. he had 2 sisters and a brother.
He left at approx age 16 and has lived in the UK ever since.
I would be grateful for any information regarding this family.
Date: Mon, 28 Aug 2006
From: amsluvsfun$$$aol.com United States
Subject: ZIMMER FAMILY
SEARCING FOR ANY INFORMATION REGARDING MY MOTHER'S FAMILY.
SHE WAS BORN IN L'VOV IN 1931, HAD A BROTHER NAFTALI AND FATHER SAUL, MOTHER GENIA.
AS FAR AS I KNOW, MY MOTHER'S FATHER AND BROTHER WERE KILLED DURING THE WAR IN OR AROUND BELZEC.
SHE AND HER MOTHER GENIA SURVIVED AND CAME TO THE UNITED STATES AFTER THE WAR.
ANY INFORMATION REGARDING THIS FAMILY WOULD BE HELPFUL.
Date: Sun, 27 Aug 2006
From: Cary Adams cavalleyboy$$$earthlink.net United States
Subject: Hello Lemberg
Like many of you my family came from Lemberg (Lvov). My grandmother Sophia Martini was
born in 1894 somewhere in or near Lvov to Leo Martini and Roselia Lozinska. He was a
tailor, born in 1862 to parents Joseph and Sophia Martini. Leo and Rose lived in
Stryji, just south of Lvov. He died in 1897.
Rose was born in the same area in 1871 to parents Nicholi Lozinska and Yula Korchinska.
They died when she was a child. Rose had three brothers, Bisho, Yashow and Useow. One
hung himself and another died in war. Rose left the area between 1901 and 1903.
Daughter Sophia was left in a convent in Lvov until Rose returned in 1909 to bring her to
the United States.
In 1975 my mother and I visited Lvov and Stryji. We visited an address on Karakrina
Street where we believe they lived. Other than that I know little. Do any of these
names or places ring a bell with anyone?
North Hollywood, California
Date: Fri, 25 Aug 2006
From: Domenica.Giorgi$$$statbel.mineco.fgov.be Belgium
Subject: wechsler family - buczacz
I live in Belgium and looking for information about WECHSLER-WEKSLER
family coming from Buczacz (Buchach)
My gr-grmother was WECHSLER Maria and was born in april 1864 in Buczacz
and was of jewish confession.
Her parents called : Jacob and Frazda FEKO.
Can you help me to obtain the WECHSLER members-family still living now and
coming from Buczacz ?
Thank you for your answer
Date: Mon, 7 Aug 2006
From: Tomek Bohaczek tomek_pl$$$yahoo.com United States
Subject: Bohaczek, Dobosiewicz & Bekier Families
I am looking for information on the following
My Grandmother Bronislawa Dobosiewicz born 12 Jul 1903
in Skole, p. Stryj, Woj. Lwowskie, Poland and her
parents were Michal Dobosiewicz & Barbara Bekier
Also when she married my grandfather Jozef Bohaczek
they went to Sokoliki Gorskie by Lwow. If you have
any information on these families please email me at:
Thanks again for any help,
Date: Wed, 26 Jul 2006
From: annbills99$$$aol.com United States
Subject: Please post on your wonderful website
I'm researching my father's roots - he passed away a few years ago.
My father lived in a small town that I can't find and it exists/existed near Lvov. It's called something like LELAPULYA, LILIPUYA. I've searched high and low and just can't find it. Any suggestions? Does it sound familiar? Any help would be soooooo appreciated.
Date: Tue, 25 Jul 2006
From: MEN RANIEL mraniel$$$yahoo.com United States
Subject: lvov university
i work on a biography of judge i. kahan, who studied law at lvov university 1931- 1935. i look for teachers, study programs and so on for those years. how can i get the information?
Date: Fri, 26 May 2006
From: KYMBO20$$$aol.com United States
Subject: Thank you!
Thanks to your site a brother I never knew existed found me via a message I
posted on here in December of 1998!
You are welcome Kym.. I am very happy for you guys! - nick
Date: Tue, 16 May 2006
From: knifethrwr$$$aol.com United States
Subject: Add post to 2006 website on Lvov
Hello - It is a pleasure to see so much history of our family roots on-line.
My family has a deep history in Lviv and I certainly hope to travel back some day to see it all for myself.
Certainly, if any groups are looking for an unusual performance by a man who carries the name of the city,
it would be my honor to come and do so for the citizens of my ancestral home.
Thank you for all the hard work and energy that was obviously put into this web effort.
Sincerely Yours, Rick Lemberg - World Champion of Knife Throwing - 2003 Inductee into the
International Knife Throwers Hall of Fame (www.IKTHOF.com) - Master Instructor - Montara,
Date: Sun, 19 Mar 2006
From: carol wagner cmw5551$$$yahoo.com United States
Subject: Family from Mosty Wielkie
Hello, I just found this site and was thrilled. My
Grandfather was born in Mosty Wielkie in 1892 and came
to the US in 1907. His last name was Sliwinski, and he
said his mothers maiden name was Bandill. He had a
older brother Peter, and older sisters who married men
with the surnames of Scheremeta and Kmyta. I do not
know if there is any family still there.
I would love to find out more about the town- they
lived on a farm, and his father was sort of the town
Any information would be greatly appreciated.
Date: Sun, 15 Jan 2006 22:05:21
From: SHAESG$$$aol.com United States
Subject: lvov survivor
i am looking for a survivor by the name of Jolenka from Lvov. She was born
probably around 1938-1940. Her last name was Knobel. My father was taken to
the Russian army at the time and she was left with her mother. My father had a
grocery store in Lvov prior to the war. After the war when my father returned
to Lvov he was told by the janitor of the building where he lived that his
wife had given her away to a family.
Any information would be very greatly