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Re: Swirowo, Wilno: Present day city name?
Posted by: Harmony Vollmer (ID *****9483) Date: November 30, 2010 at 22:29:12
In Reply to: Re: Swirowo, Wilno: Present day city name? by Zlatica Beca of 2700

Swirowo was the spelling of the town on the ship manifest. The record taker could have spelled it wrong, but also it was during the time that Wilno was considered part of Poland and the Russian Empire. So places had Polish and Russian names, whereas nowadays places may have been renamed.


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