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|Researching surname RURYK (or RURIK)in the Ivano-Frankovst Oblast, Ukraine.Village of Wolczkowce in Sniatyn (or Snyatyn) which is 32 km from Chernovtsy and 92 km fron Ivano-Frankovsk at 48.27 longitude and 25.34 latitude. Have recevied below information from researcher in Ukraine who states no earlier records are available:|
Andreas Ruryk born 1 Dec 1892 Father: Alexius (son of Theodori) Ruryk.Mother: Basilina (daughter of Nicolay Kreminski and Xenia Litwynyk). Parents were local Vovchkovtsy farmers.
Sister:Kalina Ruryk born 20 Mar 1888.
Brother: Joannes Ruryk born 4 July 1890.
Godparents of Andreas:Johannes Zetenko and Pelagea (daughter of Athanasi Ovynchuk).
Andreas emigrated to the United States departing in March 1912 & went to Canada.Brother Joannes believed to have followed.