daveobee at shaw.ca
Sat Jul 12 20:33:51 PDT 2008
For an online map with much better detail, go to www.volhynia.com , click on the link for modern 1:100,000 scale maps, then western Volhynia. You would want the frame with Kostopol, which is the one north of Rowno.
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From: MaizieRae at aol.com
Date: Saturday, July 12, 2008 20:06
Subject: Re: [Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Liessapol????
To: ger-poland-volhynia at eclipse.sggee.org
> Dear Listers,
> I have a Friedrich BAKAS / BACKHAUS / BACKUS, born in
> Volhynia, and his
> family that immigrated to the U.S. from Volhynia in 1894
> aboard the s. s.
> Dresden. On the ship manifest, Nationality is
> Russian and Last residence is
> I can't find a Russian, Ukrainian, Polish, or German
> "Liessapol" anywhere on
> a map, and not in Volhynia anywhere. Does anyone
> know what place this might
> be? Most likely it is misspelled?
> Two of Friedrich's daughters were born in Friedrichsdorf
> (Solomka -German,
> Соломка - Russian & Ukrainian) north of Rowno (Rivne/
> PiBHe) in Volhynia.
> One of Friedrich's brothers, Johann BAKAS / BACKHAUS /
> BACKUS, immgrated to
> the U.S. in 1895 aboard the s.s. München. Johann's
> Last residence was
> "Solumke" which is a misspelling of Solomka aka
> Friedrichsdorf. One of Johann's
> daughter's was also born in Friedrichsdorf.
> Any help would be appreciated on locating the town
> Liessapol, which I cannot
> find anywhere around Solomka (or anywhere else).
> By the way, for those who are interested, I believe I may
> have found
> Friedrichsdorf / Solomka / Соломка on a Ukrainian online
> roadmap. Go to:
> Look for the town of PIBHE (this is Rowno/Rivne).
> Follow directions for
> enlarging the map by clicking on it if necessary.
> Directly north and slightly
> to the east of PIBHE you will find the village of
> Соломка. Someone please
> correct me if I am wrong, but I believe this is the location
> of Solomka aka
> Thanks for your help in advance,
> Linda Freehling
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