It is interesting that although my grandfather came >from Tyczyn, Poland,
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he would never say he was >from Poland, he was ">from Austria-Hungary".
Sharon R. Korn wrote:
Here is a different possibility regarding Austria as the country of
origin in the census. According to the 1930 census, my grandfather was
born in Austria. Actually, the census taker misunderstood. My
grandfather said he was born in Ostria, which was an alternate name for
the town of Ostrog, in Russia (now Ukraine).
My husband really does have ancestors >from Austria, and this discussion
has made me wonder if the information that they were >from Vienna is