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Possible error of Poland's town's name


balrog_99 8 | 11
26 Oct 2017 #1
I recently found a funeral card for my great grandmother. It says she was born in the town of Geraszowic. When I Google it, there are no results and Google suggests the town of Jaroszowiec instead. Does this make sense? Could this be the town of her birth?
kaprys 3 | 2,439
26 Oct 2017 #2
en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gieraszowice

That place seems more possible as 'z Gieraszowic' translates to 'from Gieraszowice'.
My initial thought was Geraszowice but the only results are in English concerning old Jewish records so that might be a misspelling.
Anyway it's either Gieraszowice or Geraszowice.
DominicB - | 2,704
26 Oct 2017 #3
@balrog_99

Yes, it's misspelled. "E" cannot follow "G" in Polish. The place you are looking for is Gieraszowice, a tiny village in southeastern Poland:

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gieraszowice


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