[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Derkes of Drewal/Drwaly, Poland

Jerry Frank FranklySpeaking at shaw.ca
Sat May 13 06:07:50 PDT 2006

At 01:35 PM 12/05/2006, LINDA MORRISSEY wrote:
>   I am a new subscriber to the Society and have been reading all 
> the correspondence and find it very interesting and informative.
>   My grandfather, Julius Edward Derkes, was born in Drewal/Drwaly 
> Poland, April 4, 1876.  Does anyone have any information on any 
> other Derkes from that village?    I have been pronouncing the name 
> like "Der kiss", is this the correct way to say the name or is it 
> like "Der keys"?  Also, I have been told that the name came from 
> Derks.  Does anyone know any history of the name?  Thank you very 
> much for any information you can give me.
>   Linda Morrissey


There are at least 3 Drwaly and a Drwale in Poland.  Have you 
identified which one it is?

Jerry Frank - Calgary, Alberta
FranklySpeaking at shaw.ca  

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