JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Austria Vienna, Poland and Hungary #general


Roger Lustig <julierog@...>
 

Leslie:

Tyczyn, in Galicia, was part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire >from 1792
until 1918. There was no country called Poland >from 1795 until 1919, so
your grandfather may simply have been referring to the state that issued
his passport, to which he paid his taxes, etc.

Roger Lustig
Princeton, NJ

Leslie Weinberg wrote:

It is interesting that although my grandfather came >from Tyczyn, > Poland, he
would never say he was >from Poland, he was ">from Austria-Hungary".