BARBARA NEGRI 1 | 1 25 Jan 2011 #1Both sets of grandparents immigrated to USA between 1895 and 1903. My father's parents died when I was little so there wasn't much family history. My father, who since passed away, always insisted that his family came from royalty -- that they were the equivalent of dukes and duchesses. I was taught that the 'ski' in Romanowski meant son of Romanov. I've always been interested to find out if what he said was actually true. I know that they left Russian controlled Poland, whereas, my mother's parents immigrated from Austrian controlled Poland (Sarna, Cichon).Thank you.