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Bretchin #general


Joel Ives <jives@...>
 

In response to Mitchell Silk's question on the location of Bretchin.
"Bretchin" is the yiddish name for "Bohorodczany." Bohorodczany is a
city that is adjacent to Nadvornaya which may explain why Mitchell's
ancestor mentioned it in his letter.

In the early 1900's the Bohorodczany Society met in New York City in a
building that they called "Bretchin Hall."

My ZANKEL family originated in the city of Bohorodczany, in Galicia,
Austria Hungary. Today the city in located in the Ukraine.

Joel Ives
Fair Lawn, New Jersey
jives@cris.com