[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Rozyszcze Records Analysis

Nancy Gertner nancygertner at mac.com
Thu Dec 8 09:53:46 PST 2005

What a great analytical job this group can do collectively when  
putting together the clues.

The significant change in the number of village inhabitants (80 in  
1825 to 34 in 1835) is interesting.  I will speculate it is more due  
to immigration than disease or famine.


On Dec 8, 2005, at 10:56 AM, Jan Textor wrote:

> William Remus <remus at hawaii.edu> wrote:
> snip
>>> http://www.cba.hawaii.edu/remus/genes/volhynia/danielfrohlichsm.gif
>>  I find this writing difficult to decipher
>> but it is clear he was born in Kries (county) Kolo in District  
>> Kalisch
>> (western modern Poland). The village might be Lestick. How do you  
>> know for
>> sure?
> snip
> Bill,
> I made a search in the SGGEE Pedigree Database and found Daniel  
> Froehlich
> and his wife Wilhelmine Labrentz there.  There was no birth place  
> mentioned
> for him, but his father, Peter Froehlich, is also in the database,  
> and his
> birth place is listed as follows:
> "Polish Colony Of Lasziska [Laziska] Near Town Of Babiak".
> Therefore, in my mind there is no doubt that the birth place of Daniel
> Froehlich that is shown in the abovementioned scan should read  
> "Laziska".
> You will not find this village in the ShtetlSeeker, but it is  
> located about
> 2 km northeast of Przystronie, which in turn is located at the  
> coordinates
> 52.21'N 18.36'E.  The village of Laziska is mentioned in Oskar  
> Kossmann's
> book "Die Deutschen in Polen seit der Reformation", and shown as  
> number 1033
> in table V: "Warschauer Liste der Kolonien und Kolonisten vom Jahre  
> 1835".
> In 1825 the village had 80 inhabitants, which number had decreased  
> to 34 in
> 1835.
> Hope this helps,
> Jan Textor

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