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A (cadastral) map quest in Lviv

This past August, I traveled to western Ukraine to visit the small town where my grandmother Katarzyna Bosakowska (1889-1966) was born. On the way, I stopped in the beautiful city of Lviv to see if I could get my hands … Continue reading

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Preparing to visit ancestral hometowns in Slovakia

In a few days, I will be heading for eastern Slovakia. I have two goals for the trip: track down some elusive vital records at an archive in Košice (Slovakia’s second largest city); and pay a visit to the villages … Continue reading

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The Bosakowskis of Milno (part 2 of 2)

I have traced the family of my grandmother Katarzyna Bosakowska back five generations to my third great-grandparents Jan Bosakowski and Anna Baran. Jan and Anna were probably born in the 1780s or 1790s and got married some time before 1815. … Continue reading

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