JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: What's the name of the town? #general


Yitzhak Sapir
 

It might be Rivne (also known as Rovno)

This is the name of a large Jewish town in Ukraine with over 10000
residents in 1897 and over 20000 in 1931:
https://www.jewishgen.org/Communities/community.php?usbgn=-1052247

There is also a smaller town with less than 500 people in 1923:
https://www.jewishgen.org/Communities/community.php?usbgn=-1052476
(Probably the first is intended)

Yitzhak Sapir

On Mon, Dec 17, 2018 Evan Fishman ebf2001@comcast.net wrote:
I'd appreciate an interpretation of the town name on line 15 of the manifest
for Sure Mendelstein who arrived in New York City on 28 January 1907. It
appears to be "Robma," but I can't find anything resembling that on JewishGen
Town Finder or Google. She was >from Starokonstantinov, Ukraine.

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