Re: OSTROFSKY Glasgow? --> NYC #general
No reason why they couldn't have come >from Fastov, Ukraine originallytoggle quoted messageShow quoted text
and stopped off in Scotland or passed through to get a ship from
Glasgow. Glasgow was a common port of embarkation for the USA at that
time, but it may be that they only lived in Scotland a short time, or
were just passing through. There were some people with this surname in
Scotland, but not sure if they were all the same family.
Unfortunately, there are no arrival records for us to consult for when
they arrived in Scotland, so not sure how you will prove this, unless
you go with the naturalisation record, or find them at the Ukraine
For what it's worth, my mother's parents came >from Kaminets-Podolsk in
the Ukraine in 1903-6, via Rotterdam, to Glasgow.
Harvey L Kaplan
Scottish Jewish Archives Centre
On 27 May 2016 at 21:10, Myrna Goodman email@example.com wrote:
I hope someone can help me find a way to trace my grandparents' original place