Roy Ogus <ogus@...>
Can anyone tell me what the name "Guran" refers to in the following
The following excerpt is >from a marriage reference found in the St.
Petersburg Archives for a marriage that took place in 1904. The bride
was the daughter of a "resident of the settlement (kolonia) of
Podberezhe, oblast of Guran, gubernyia and uezd of Vilna"
I know that Podberezhe refers to the town of Paberze, Lithuania, but
what does "Guran" refer to? I haven't heard of this name before, and
couldn't find it in WOWW or the ShtetlSeeker.
Thanks for any help.
Palo Alto, California, USA