[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Place in Germany

Helen Gillespie gilleh23 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 21 07:55:56 PST 2014

Hmmm,   sounds more like they didn't know their geography and meant Russian
Germany - that is to say they were Russian Germans and perhaps thought that
whoever took down the information for the certificat assumed Russian
(Roshen) Germany was a real place?



On Mon, Jan 20, 2014 at 11:52 AM, Kris Kelm <mephs2ph at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> Does the place Roshen exist or did it exist in Germany?
> A bit of controversy here: my ggrandparents claim everywhere to be from
> Zhitomir, however they claim on the death certificate for one of their sons
> to have been born in Roshen, Germany.
> Kris
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