[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Roll call - Mueller,Manzei,Manthey,Mantei, Rook
deloresstevens at sasktel.net
Tue Mar 23 07:57:18 PST 2004
With regards the Rukke/Rook name. Is there a possibility that this name
could also be spelled Wruck. I too have connections with this name and that
of Mantei. The individuals that my connection is with came from Volhynia in
about 1896-1900, and may only have been in Volhynia for about 35 years. Not
a long time.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jerry Frank" <FranklySpeaking at shaw.ca>
To: "Michael & Maureen McHenry" <maurmike at bellatlantic.net>; "'LMPauling'"
<lmpauling at utech.net>; <Sent: Tuesday, March 23, 2004 9:41 AM
Subject: RE: [Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Roll call - Mueller,
> Is there any reason to believe that they did not spend a generation (maybe
> even less) in Volhynia? If they were originally from Lipno and were only
> in Volhynia for say, 10-15 years, they would still have the family
> connections that would bring them to Connecticut.
> The ROOK surname has stymied me. It appears nowhere in any of the SGGEE
> databases for Russian Poland or Volhynia. So I decided to browse through
> the R listings in the St. Pete records to see if I could find something
> with a similar pronunciation. I found:
> Wilhelm Otto Rukke, born to Jacob Rukke and Christine MANTEI in 1881.
> Now their location of Hohenberg is not near Jalowice but I would bet you
> dollars to donuts that Rook = Rukke and that this family also probably has
> roots in the Lipno region.
> None of this proves anything but does give credence to the possibility
> your family was in Volhynia.
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