Interestnig challenge in discovering Polish family name...
Yes, you must find the correct names from Poland, in order to follow any search, as I'm responsible for all Polish names on this genforum :) I can tell you my first shot:
HOINSKI or more popular CHOINSKI, CHOJENSKI (all Polish grammar N accentee)
With Polish surname etymology - This very old Polish surname is cognominal in origin, and derived from Polish language and word "Choja, choina, choinka", means "a coniferous tree", the family name is noted in Poland from the 13th century, if CHOJENSKI - going from the place as family cradle name Chojny in very old Poland, this family name is noted in Poland from 1396. CHOJECKI, CHOJENSKI is also included in "Szlachta" - the Polish Noble familes, having the Coat of Arms for eg Abdank:
Please give us the text of his petition, he obviously gave his place of birth in Poland-Russia/Austria/Prussia-Germany, thus, I can check the surname census in Poland, and the name locations to confirm this trace, the open help room - where you can email all scans:
And there you have the email address.
PS. "Choinka" in Polish means a Christmas Tree. Nice symbol before this Christmas time.