[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Nickolai Karlobiski from Ostrog

Jerry Frank jkfrank at shaw.ca
Fri Dec 7 17:41:40 PST 2001

At 04:52 PM 07/12/2001 -0700, Don Karl wrote:
>Hello,      I was wondering if anyone has heard the name in their
>research. This is my grandfather that came to Canada through Bremen,
>Germany to Quebec City on the ship SS Palanza on July 28, 1912.  My
>father was born in Ostrov( as it is spelled on his Canadian
>citizenship paper)  on Oct. 30, 1900.  I'm not sure what they did
>there but I assume they got there from Germany sometime before that.
>I don't know if my grandfather had brothers or sisters in Ostrov or
>Germany before that. Just for more info,  My father was Listed as
>Jakob on the passenger list but was called Jack. The name Karlobisky
>was shortened to Karl shortly after they arrived. I don't know if
>there could be any connection to other Karl's listed in Canada or
>USA.   I am just new at this so appreciate any suggestions.

One thing you will have to try to clear up is if it is Ostrog or Ostrow as 
both are valid place names.  What region was he from - Russian Poland, 
Volhynia, East Prussia????

Jerry Frank - Calgary, Alberta
jkfrank at shaw.ca

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