"Marilyn Feingold" <email@example.com> wrote
I just spoke with the widow of a possible relative. She said her fatherMarilyn,
It should read "Pripet" Marshes. This is the largest swamp of the European
continent situated in the forested basin of Pripet (Russian: Pripyat')
River, the major contributory of the Dnieper River.
from the geographically point of view, Marshes occupy southern Belarus andNorthern Ukraine (Wolyn-Podolsk-Dnieper uplands).
from the Jewish genealogical point of view, this region is known as Polesie(Woodland in Polish). During the interwar period there was Polesie
List of the Polesie (Pripyat Marshes) major towns reads as the Who is Who in
the Jewish Genealogy: Antopol, Brzesc nad Bugiem (Briest), Drohiczyn, Kamien
Kaszyrski, Kobryn, Kossow, Luniniec, Sarny, Pruzany, and of course, Pinsk.