Re: jri-pl digest: November 21, 1998 #poland


In a message dated 98-11-22 01:15:30 EST, you write:

While extracting an ancestor's birth record >from Ostrow Mazowiecka, his
father's first name is listed as "Exyxm." I have never heard of this name
before. Does this name make sense to anyone or have I misread the

Any ideas are welcome.


Phil Weintraub
Oakland, CA
It doesn't make sense. My guess would be that the name is "Jeruchim", since
"x" is the Russian equivalent of "ch" (I'm assuming this was a Russian

Michael Richman

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