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Re: Swirowo, Wilno: Present day city name?
Posted by: Zlatica Beca (ID *****6869) Date: December 01, 2010 at 05:44:46
In Reply to: Re: Swirowo, Wilno: Present day city name? by Harmony Vollmer of 2700

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It would seem that the shipping clerk made an error being that only Anastasia and Jauinco [Janina] show up arriving from Svirovo [Swirowo]. It is possible that the village was incorporated to city of Vilnius [Wilna]. Whether in Lithuanian Vilnius; in Polish Wilno, in German Wilna and in Russian Vilna but still very similar spelling.
Swirowo does look like a correctly spelled word and it is written as such on the maninifest.
Just like surname INGELEWICZ being in Polish and INGELEVIC^ being in Lithuanian alphabet but still similar in spelling. There most likely are a surnames that are strickly Lithuanian and bare no resemblance to Polish.


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