[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Polish parishes

Gary Warner gary at warnerengineering.com
Sat Oct 10 22:15:20 PDT 2009


The St. Petersburg villages are in Volhynia, not Poland, so a separate 
gazetteer will have to be developed for that area as well, and is in 

Volhynia is a confusing area to do research, no matter how long you have 
been researching it.

Gary Warner

Robin Grube wrote:
>  Hello everyone;
> When someone like me who is unfamiliar with records from this area gets all
> confused, or encounters a brick wall, it is so easy to give up. I almost
> have, but then I will read some really useful hints on this site.Thanks for
> the recent discussions about villages with shared names,and how some German
> village names can appear so differently on Polish maps. The upcoming
> gazetteer will be a godsend. I think it will be useful to locate the
> villages that appear on the same page as some family records I have found in
> the St. Petersburg copies found on-line. Several of you wrote me after my
> recent inquiry about the Herrmann name in the area of Kiev. The messages
> were basically telling me nicely that I need to develop better research
> skills, and I agree. I again want to give thanks for the patience of you
> experienced listers with those of us just starting in this confusing part of
> the world.
> Robin Grube
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