Hello, many years I'm trying to find my relatives from Ukraine.
My grandma: MAGDALENA WALTZ/WALZ, Joseph's daughter(b.1902?1912, d.1974) My grandpa: KUZMA CHAYUKOV, Ostah's son (b.1909, d.1952)
My mother never talk to me clear about our ancestors :( just few times and she told me only few names. I was young boy (10-12 years old)...I remember my mother said they lived in Ukraine, near (~40km) from Dnepropetrovsk. My mother said that in the village lived germans and village name was germanic (not slavic) but in Soviet times most ukrainian germans was deported, tortured and intentionally killed during the famine (the Holodomor) and village names is changed to sovietic names :(
From today position I think my mother never talk about it cause Holodomor was tabu in 1980's.