[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] real people?

Paul Rakow rakow at ifh.de
Tue Nov 28 10:28:13 PST 2006


      My mother is a Gruenke, so if the ? in Gr?nke stands for u-umlaut
 I'm interested.   

      How old was the father Ferdinand in the book? There's a Ferdinand
 Gruenke in my family, born 1834 in Zgierz, living in Protowka in Volhynia
 in 1870. So he'd be 80 at the time of the deportation. 

           Paul Rakow
           rakow at ifh.de

 "Richard Benert" <benovich at imt.net> wrote: 
> Subject: [Ger-Poland-Volhynia] real people?
> Glacier
> I am reading at the moment a somewhat novelistic story about the Deportation 
> of 1915 by one Bernhard Schwarz.  The book is "Wolhyniendeutsches 
> Schicksal", published posthumously (Schwarz was killed in the war while 
> writing it) in 1942. It appears to be factually based, but I can't be 100% 
> sure.  It would  help if I knew that the people he mentions were real 
> people.  Can anyone identify the following:
> Andreas Wunsch  (from Adamowka, apparently), who seems to be the 
> story-teller. Had a son named Georg.
> Johann Marquardt (from Niespodzianka) and his son, Adolf (from Adamowka?)
> Rudolf Stammer (from Amelyn)
> Alexander Gr?nke and his father, Ferdinand (from Adamowka?)
> Friedrich Loh
> Wenzel Stolz (from Zelanka)
> Any help is much appreciated.
> Dick Benert 

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