[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Stauden

shoning at att.net shoning at att.net
Fri Jul 1 17:13:55 PDT 2005

There is a German word, "stauden" (to grow bushy, form a head - as a cabbage head), but I have no reason to believe that this is significant in the name of village of Stauden.

Thank you for the information on equating Lubien and Lubenstadt.

George Shoning

-------------- Original message from "Michael & Maureen McHenry" <maurmike at bellatlantic.net>: -------------- 

> I down loaded this map section. This is just some speculations, but there is 
> a town about 25KM NW (mostly N) of Kutno called Lubien-- Lubenstadt?. It is 
> connected by a rail line to Kutno on this 1934 map. 25KM seems a reasonable 
> commuting distance by rail at the time. What does Stauden mean in English? I 
> looked it up but didn't find a translation. 
> Mike 
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> shoning at att.net 
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> Subject: [Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Stauden 
> The recent discussion of maps of Poland reminded me that I have never found 
> the location or Polish name of "Stauden, AB-Lubenstadt, Kreis Leslau", a 
> place where our family lived for two years just before the Russian Army took 
> possession of the area in 1945. I know that Leslau is Wloclawek in Polish. 
> My father worked in Kutno. So I always thought that Stauden must be 
> somewhere between Wloclawek and Kutno. Does anyone have a more precise 
> location or possibly the Polish name of Stauden? 
> George Shoning 
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