David Gordon <dgordon@...>
Meryl Persky asked about her grandfather's place of birth,
"Oustra-Polia." My uneducated guess is that this could be Ostropole, in
northwestern Poland. It is a small town located about 15 km west of
(and on the main road leading west from) Szczecinek.
Searching: HORWITZ=Smolevichi, Lapichi, Bobruisk?