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Old 04-12-2018, 12:31 PM
 
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My husband's great-grandfather filled out a WWI draft card and listed his hometown as Ushatine, Austria. He was born in 1885 (approximately). I cannot find the town anywhere. I know borders changed, but there's nothing even remotely close in Ukraine, Poland, Hungary, or Russia. Any thoughts on how I can find out how and why this town disappeared?
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Old 04-12-2018, 01:56 PM
 
Location: Colorado (PA at heart)
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It could be a misspelling or transcription error. Can we see the original record?
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Old 04-12-2018, 02:22 PM
 
Location: Cumberland
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This would be my guess.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Husiatyn

Now part of Ukraine.

/(H)USYOTIN/, /UShATIN/ Ukraine הוסיאַטין, אושאַטין

https://www.yivo.org/yiddishland-topo
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Old 04-12-2018, 02:56 PM
 
Location: Dalton Gardens
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From the Polish Genealogical Society of California

Polish Genealogical Society of California: Husiatyn
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Old 04-12-2018, 03:37 PM
 
Location: VT; previously MD & NJ
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From JewishGen.org Town Finder database: https://www.jewishgen.org/Communities/Search.asp


Husyatyn, Ukraine
49°04' N 26°13' E

214 miles WSW of Kyyiv Husyatyn [Ukr], Gusyatin [Rus], Husiatyń [Pol], Husiatin [Yid], Husiatyn, Gusiatyn, Gusatin, Usiatyn Gusyatin


Soviet Union Husiatyń
Kopyczyńce
Tarnopol
Poland Husiatyń
Husiatyń
Galicia
Austrian Empire
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Old 04-12-2018, 05:11 PM
 
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I’ve been trying to figure this out for weeks!! Thank you all so much!!
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