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Ruzycki and Marciniuk families research


delilah
12 Nov 2013 #1
Searching for Rużycki (great grandfather) and Marciniuk (maiden name of great grandmother, and not "Marciniak," which I know is more common). They have origin "Galicia" on their paperwork from Ellis Island.

I've been researching my family tree on ancestry for two years and I've yet to get anywhere with my Polish side. My great grandfather's name was Aleksander Ruzycki, born 1882 in Austria (Galicia). He married Tekla (called Tessie) Marciniuk, and they immigrated to the US around 1910 and had many children who all spelled the last name Ruzycki. If anything can be known about either of their heritages, I would be so happy to find it.
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5 Apr 2015 #2
Are you sure the first name reads: Ruzycki? It has probably derived from the Polish word 'róża' (rose). In Polish, such words are supposed to use the 'ó' instead of 'u.' On the other hand, if it's related to a Polish person from the US, I'd not be surprised there is a spelling mistake there ;). Regarding Marciniuk, no idea (other than it could derive from the first Polish name "Marcin" - "Martin").


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