Re: "Newbie" Help and Thank You #ukraine
Bruce Carroll asked:toggle quoted messageShow quoted text
"...has anybody heard of a town named "Zavil?" It may lave been a
"larger" town in the Novograd-Volynskiy district. It was on the
Declaration of Intention of an ancestor, whom I know lived in
Zavil is another name for the city that is now Novohrad-Volynskyi. In
Yiddish, it was Zvil, and in Polish it was Zwiahel.
See Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Novohrad-Volynskyi.
Researching: FREEDHAND/FRIEDHAND/FRIEDGANT (Bershad, Ukraine > NY and CT,
Romania, France); KESSELMAN (Chorna/Krasny Okna, Ukraine > NY); KAHAN (Grodno
NY); STUCHINSKY (Yurburg and Taurage [now Lithuania]); SLUTSKY/SLOTE (Zolotonosha, Ukraine > NY); BODNAR (Mihaileni, Romania > Israel); GELBER and SCHECHTER (Bucecea, Tirgu Neamt, and Iasi, Romania > Israel)