[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Russian, German, Polish puzzle
bronklimach at gmail.com
Thu Feb 10 15:03:09 PST 2011
I'm not sure how much history of Poland you know, but this is an excellent
On Thu, Feb 10, 2011 at 10:13 PM, Charlotte Gorley <cgorley at shaw.ca> wrote:
> I'm enjoying the thread about Russian/German/Polish clarity very much.
> In researching my ancestors (Bierwagens and Garbes) I've come across the
> 'blurring of border' issue. When they came to Canada, their home country
> listed as Russia, yet I have found evidence that they lived in Kurowek,
> which is in today's Poland.
> I've heard accounts that they lived within a couple of miles of the border
> while they were there and would dearly love to find out more about their
> Has anyone come across the surname Bierwagen or Garbe?
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