On 5 Apr 2009 Renee Steinig <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
"....the one town I found that's near current-day Mahilyow, Belarus (formerly
Mogilev), and was in pre-WWI Mogilev gubernia, is Monastyrshchina. Could that be
pronounced anything like Manastersano?"
Monastyrshchina is the only town in Belarus which sounds close to Manastersano.
Monastyrshchina was a big shtetl in Mstislavl uyezd of Mogilev gubernia. The 1912
Duma voter's lists contain 5 Malkins lived in Mstislavl uyezd including 2 in