Posted By:Hania
Subject:Re: Simion Rotter 1894 kanyanka ukraine
Post Date:May 11, 2013 at 14:29:09
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Forum:Ukraine Genealogy Forum
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You will need to nail down EXACT birth place. The name is rooted in the word, STONE, in Slavic languages. This is very likely why you are not getting an immediate response to your post.

There are also some Kamyanka in Eastern Ukraine, which I did not list.

Kamionka – lubelskie > today Lublin region > Poland (once Czarist Russia, also called Polish Russia)
Kamionka Bużańska – Львівська область (obwód lwowski)> Lviv region > Ukraine (formerly Galicia Province - Austro Hungary)
Kamionka (obwód grodzieński) – Гродзенская вобласць (obwód grodzieński)> Grodno region> Belarus (once Czarist Russia)

Kamienica Polska – śląskie > Silesia region > Poland
Kamieniec Litewski – Брэсцкая вобласць (obwód brzeski)> Brest region > Belarus
Kamienna Góra – dolnośląskie > SW Poland
Kamieńczyk – mazowieckie > Mazowieeckie region > Poland
Kamieńsk – łódzkie > Masovian region > East Central Poland
Kamień Koszyrski – Волинська область (obwód wołyński) > Vohlyn > Ukraine
Kamień Krajeński – kujawsko-pomorskie > NW Poalnd
Kamień (obwód miński) – Мíнская вобласць (obwód miński) > Minsk region >Belarus
Kamień Pomorski – zachodniopomorskie > West Pomerania > NW Poland

Are there any family stories? Did he emigrate from Russia or Austro-Hungarian Empire (Galicia) or Kingdom of Hungary? Was he from East or West Ukraine? Have you been able to document your Immigrant Ancestor w/any documents? Was he naturalized? When was he (appx) born? What religion did he practice?