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Re: need help figure out towns

Posted By: Hania <mitehelp@aol.com>
Date: August 2, 2004

In Response To: need help figure out towns (Gianna Podpolucha Lecza)

Prior to WWI, Pinsk (UEZD/District TOWN/Center***) was in Minsk gubernia (Minsk province) of the Russian Empire. Between the wars, Pinsk was in Poleskie wojewoidztwa (Polesie province) of Poland. After WWII, Pinsk was in the U.S.S.R. Today, Pinsk is in Belarus.

Village, Cieplicz - red star
http://www.mapquest.com/maps/print.adp?mapdata=2Dl4jXx78nt93I1VWzWh%252bzjK%252f3u%252foofR8qdERRlgAi%252fFr3VjGNW1G3Ugee1WUs%252f9moXETJeRfRGJYS2mMYKt0EhosIGeDp07IlHi5ArulvWHKQy4tu%252bYfRglSS%252bKsmerPCrcVilOG5lpsZS69%252btDL9hvcD9ahUTMUdjt3uaHpEHoC8pyUX%252bJHuIjLioRenSBm0sKqhNsoce%252fL3Lfr12iX44eRe9fopqZtM4Q3vEh1eboMKYInnJ5vG%252bKIbTVEctcMhQjkVxKasnP1zz5OsYH1lsjJMt159gCY7EoiQYsDfM54ncNaZgnhyIwRWy17HwHK1Ln8mcU4niuMCxVs8J2DknLtd4JdF51nO7xybx95sc7phOwQoFyyNB2pnFuty59iN9BEBGP28Q%253d

Above is to help you locate appx location of ancestral village. Check maps available on Brestregion.com link!!!

STATE ARCHIVES OF BREST REGION
http://www.archives.gov.by/EArh/erxo_brest.htm

http://archives.gov.by/egobl/eBpin_u.htm

***Immigrants frequently referred to their district center as place of origin for geographical reference, because their own villages were small.

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