[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Father's Birthplace

Miles Ertman milesertman at shaw.ca
Sun Mar 5 12:55:41 PST 2006

Maybe Klyachanovo (also Kleczanev or mispelled Clashenoff) in the far  
SW corner of Ukraine?


On 5-Mar-06, at 1:12 PM, Jerry Frank wrote:

> At 08:04 PM 02/03/2006, Edmund Greenwald wrote:
>> I recently obtained a copy of my father's World War I draft
>> registration. The location listed on all my father's citizenship
>> papers as "last foreign residence" is Volinia, Russia. On the
>> question, where were you born, the draft registration shows
>> Clasnenoff, Wollin, Russia. My father was not educated and did not
>> personally fill in the draft registration. My father came to the
>> United States in 1912 and the draft registration was 1917. Whoever
>> helped him did the best he could based on what my father told him.
>> Does anyone recognize the location, "Clasnenoff"? I realize it is
>> not correctly spelled.
>> I would appreciate any help from the List.
>> Ed Greenwald
> Ed:
> I have gone through all my resources and cannot find anything similar
> to Clasnenoff in Volhynia.
> Jerry Frank - Calgary, Alberta
> FranklySpeaking at shaw.ca
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