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2/2005Wonderful Old Jewish World - 19th/1st half of 20th century town Wegrow, Wengrow Poland and family Wolowski


----- Original Message -----
From: "corrine lachmi"
To: < searchcoordinator@rootspoland.com >
Sent: Friday, April 01, 2005 12:39 PM
Subject: Photo of family group Wolowski from Wegrow
 

RootsPoland.com first analysis/reply and ask for help:

 

"Searching the information on the family WOLOWSKI from Wegrow and Grandfather Benjamin Wolowski, Wengrow, Gabarska street 4" (poszukiwanie informacji o rodzinie Wołowski z Węgrowa i o Dziadku Benjaminie Wołowskim), Węgrow, Wengrow, ul. Garbarska 4 (?), Poland.

 

 

After first analysis of all family documents/photos sent by Ms. Corrine Lachmi; RootsPoland.com has big pleasure to confirm the first family records/history from 19th/20th century/location in present Poland (in brackets = RootsPoland.com suppositions and the names/words in Polish!)

 

 

 

# Greatgrandfather (Pradziadek): Samuel (Szmul) Leb (Lejb) Wolowski (origin & in Polish = Wołowski - l with dash) - profession scribe in town Wegrow

# Greatgrandmother (Prababcia): Raisel (Liba?) (Rojza, Roza,...) Wolowska (remarks same as above) - working in market in town Wegrow

 

 

Their children (ich dzieci):

 

# Beniamin (Benjamin) Wolowski - born June, 1894 ; died June 5, 1951 (your Grandfather!) (Dziadek!) (3 photos)

# His brother ............................ - born suppose 1895 ; died, killed in WWI at the age abt 20

# His sister Cywia (...................) - born 1907 in Wegrow, in year 1928 invited by brother Beniamin to England) (1 photo, few passport copydoc)

# His sister Golda (...................) - born abt 1913 (age analysis from 1 photo with sister Sarah - from beloved photos of the both sisters of the Grandfather!)

# His sister Sure (Sara, Sarah,...) - born abt 1914 (records from 1 photo as child)

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The old story of the family/Gfather Beniamin Wolowski from town Wegrow/Wengrow:

 

Just before World War I the Grandparents decided to send young Beniamin in 1914 abroad, to Argentina.

Beniamin, after few years staying in Argentina, was emigrated to England, married there (9th of September, 1917) (in England his name was: Benjamin Wolofski and/or Wolofrki) to your Gmother Rebecca (Rebeka) Wolowski nee family Filkenstein, and they have had in England 6 children.

 


 

Base location info on-line:

 

Location of the Wegrow on the present Poland - it's central/east Poland, close to Polish capital Warsaw-Warszawa:

http://www.pilot.pl/index.php3?z_city_id=364&lang=pl

 

First info from present Wegrow:

http://www.panorama-miast.com.pl/25/html/wegrow.htm

 

The History of Jewish world in Wegrow:

# in few worlds:

1921 - Jewish population was 5148. The earliest known Jewish community was mid-17th century. In 1665, Kazimierz Krasinski, the town owner, issued privileges to Jews.

# more: 

http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/wegrow/weg001.html

 

The confirmation of the Jewish surname/family WOLOWSKI = WOL~OWSKI from Wegrow:

http://www.jewishgen.org/jri-pl/psa/wegrowsurn.htm

 

# next links/info before archival deep researchings:

 

# Some pictures/fotografie of Węgrów/Wegrow/Wengrow including Jewish Lapidarium.

http://fotografika.i-csa.com/album/album000w.html

# please click on "Galeria" left-down, they are some very interesting images of present Wegrow;

including this "Jewish Lapidarium":

http://fotografika.i-csa.com/album/alb037.html

 

# Community of Wegrow, Memorial book

(Poland)

http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/wegrow/wegrow.html

 

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Surname Wolowski = Wol~owski location in present Poland (according to Prof. Rymut 1990 Polish surname census based on Polish PESEL system):

 

Nazwisko

Surname

Ogolna liczba

Totally

Rozmieszczenie - Location = old Polish voivodships

Wołowski

1417

Wa:181, BP:13, Bs:7, By:52, Ci:47, El:60, Gd:92, Go:33, JG:21, Kl:5, Ka:65, Ki:22, Kn:6, Ko:30, Kr:4, Lg:13, Ls:23, Lu:46, Ld:125, Ol:11, Op:85, Pl:8, Pt:4, Pl:8, Po:2, Ra:5, Sd:8,Sr:10, Sk:10, Sl:14, Su:1, Sz:27, Tb:46, Ta:5, To:123, Wb:23,Wl:94, Wr:27, Za:30, ZG:31

 

Reading data: they were in 1990 year 1417 person in Poland with the name Wolowski (Wol~owski) and most of them from central Poland/Warsaw area.

 

# other locations (to be researched in future):

 

 

 


We do hope this our small information/trace about this family loaded to our website will preserve for all and forever this wonderful family momento.


 

 

# Hereby we ask all people, from all over the world searching this family Wolowski from Wegrow, Poland, to contact us! Thank you!

 

# Bardzo prosimy wszystkich, którzy posiadają jakiekolwiek informacje na temat rodziny Wołowski z Węgrowa i okolic, z całej Polski i z całego świata, na temat historii Węgrowa, którzy posiadają jakiekolwiek stare pamiątki związane z Węgrowem (i nie tylko!) XIX i XX wieku - prosimy o kontakt z nami, prosimy o przekazywanie skanów tych pamiątek, tych bezcennych śladów naszej wspólnej wielonarodowej historii, tradycji i kultury, ratujmy je przed czasem tak szybko upływającym, podzielmy się nimi z innymi, dziękujemy!

 

Z wyrazami szczerego szacunku,

 

With deepest respect,

 

RootsPoland.com

www.rootspoland.com

+ non-profit Polish virtual gallery of preserving invaluable for all family momentos & memories//galeria bezcennych pamiątek "Narodowa GA.PA":

www.narodowa.pl

 

documents sent by Ms. Corrine Lachmi:


 

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Another family WOLOWSKI from Wegrow!

(sent by Ana Rybak from Argentina):

Please click on the photo to enlarge

 

http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/wegrow/weg143.html#martyrs

The Martyrs of Wengrow who were Memorialized by the Wengrow Community of Argentina

# Welovsky Benyamin and his wife Bracha

(surname Welovsky = Welofsky = Wolovsky = etc. = origin from Poland = Wolowski = Wołowski = Wol~owski !)

(remarks - RootsPoland.com)

 


 

----- Original Message -----

From: L BROOKES l.brookes3@ntlworld.com

To: searchcoordinator@rootspoland.com

Sent: Thursday, August 25, 2011 12:25 AM

Subject: family


 

my name is Cherry Brookes I want to contact family members of Benjamin Volofsky (Vilosky) (Wolofski0 please please contact me at cherrybrookes@fsmail.net.

 

   

     
 

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