Re: OSTROFSKY Glasgow? --> NYC #general
Myrna Goodman wrote: << David and Lena OSTROFSKY left for NYC >from Glasgow
on the Columbia in June 1906... On my grandfather's naturalization document,
his last place of residence is given as Fastov. The family believes they
were >from Odessa. Is it possible the clerk misunderstood Glasgow for Fastov? >>
Per JewishGen, Fastov was in Vasilkov district, Kiev province, Russia before
WWI and in Kiev district, Ukraine SSR, Soviet Union between the Wars.
The town is now Fastiv, Ukraine and is located 36 miles SW of Kyyiv (Kiev)
at coordinates 5005 2955. Fastiv is 252.5 miles N of Odesa.
< http://www.jewishgen.org/Communities/LocTown.asp >
JewishGen KehilaLinks page for Fastov
< http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Fastov/index.html >
Bette Stoop Mas