Re: Trouble identifying city / town on ship manifest #austria-czech


Phil Karlin
 

I suggest Rabka, Poland, which at the time was in the Austrian Empire. Search "Rubacca" with the Sounds Like option in the JewishGen Community Database.
https://www.jewishgen.org/Communities/Community.php?usbgn=-524684

The province of Galicia changed hands through the years between Poland, Russia, & Austria.
My GGF said he was from Austria. It was the part of Austria near Ternopil Ukraine.

I've also seen internal vowels contracted. For example, my name Karlin was sometimes Karolin.

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