JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Korytnoe, Ukraine #general
Lois Friedman wrote:
Vilyavche (or Vilyavtsy) have retain their name. Village is located at 4820
2522, West of Snyatyn and Chernivtsi in Bukovina region of Ukraine.
Korytnoye is adjacent to Vilyavche - village is situated less than one mile
distance to the East.
WOWW gazetteer identifies village as having prewar population of 320 Jewish
souls. It also indicates that Vilyavche alternative name was Vilauchea. It
was common for localities within Bukovina and Bessarabia (Moldova) regions
to have Russian/Ukrainian/Romanian names.
Willawczer is Yiddishe variations or rather it is associated with the
"Willawchers" landsmanshaftn folks >from Vilyaviche.
Please also note that there are other genners that are searching for the
surnames in Vilyavche through JGFF.
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