[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Location of Place

Jerry Frank FranklySpeaking at shaw.ca
Tue Sep 21 07:13:40 PDT 2004

Hi Dwayne.  I don't think you will find this place on my maps.  Your 
ancestor was almost certainly born in Lithuania.

Use http://www.jewishgen.org/ShtetlSeeker/loctown.htm

You will find Brzhezinya in Lithuania at N55/23 E23/12.  Close by is 
Perkuviskes, the Gubernia name, at N55/22 E23/14.

At 08:57 PM 20/09/2004, My Ancestors wrote:
>  I have found the location of this place from some Protowka death records 
> that
>were extracted for me from the Zhitomir archives. It mentions this August
>Thiede's place of birth in his death record, which is unusal. It is a
>translation from Russian into English and so may be an approximation. Does
>anyone know if any of the Lutheran records from this area have been extracted?
>The year of interest would be 1844. The closest that I could locate on Jerry
>Frank's SGGEE maps was a place called Brzeziny just east of Lodz. If this is
>the Gubernia, is there a gubernia map which would show the various villages
>that would comprise the area.
>Brzhezin, Perakovskaya Gubernia

Jerry Frank - Calgary, Alberta
FranklySpeaking at shaw.ca  

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