[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Historical questions, and families Gut/Gutt, Hammer/Homer, Wegrzyn

Günther Böhm GHBoehm at ish.de
Mon Mar 31 23:17:50 PST 2003

>I have been "lurking" on this list for quite a while, mostly because I
>don't get a lot of free time to pursue genealogy.  While my name is
>Linder, that is not my family name.  My father changed his name during
>WWII, as "Adolph Gutt" was not a good name to have.
>I've been doing some genealogical work to add to what my family already
>has, although I don't (yet) have specific questions for you all.  I'm more
>interested in the history of the Galacia region and where my family
>originally came from.  It seems almost certain to me that my
>Great-great-grandfather, Johannes Gut, was German and moved into the
>Polish area of Galacia.
Hello Doug,
any idea where Johannes GUT came from? Galicia was Austrian up to 1918 
and thus predominantly catholic. Was Johannes catholic too? My own 
ancestors include several catholic GUT [GUTH] from northern Bohemia, 
Austro-Hungarian Empire.

of Hilden, Germany

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