Yes, the cross on the tombstone is Christian Orthodox. =======================================================
Consider checking at the LOCAL LIBRARY where Danylo lived. Canadian Ukrainians did a wonderful job of notating their heritage.In many cases there were even autobiographical books written about families and places of origin. =======================================================
This forum is lucky to have a Ternopil Native Son, who lives in Lviv and has been doing Genealogy Research throughout the Ternopilska oblast. He is a scholar of Ternopil Families and has written a book about Families from Borschiv county, where his own family originates.Ihor Voronchak's rates are very fair.He can also be hired to travel to your villages of interest and make inquiries on your behalf and take pix. He comes w/top notch references. __________________________________________________
Since Hawrylo is probably my "Harry", do you think that "Rapko" could be "Prokop"? Maybe an error or a nickname?
I think that the ship's clerk did a consistently sloppy job when compiling the ship's manifest. ________________________________________________________
Accessing Page 2 of manifest?
Click NEXT or PREVIOUS next to Magnifying Glass. In some cases there are simply top left page notations. ________________________________________________________
We all know that putting your Ukrainian heritage in historical and geopolitical perspective is one of the great benefits of this kind of research.You have no reason to apologize for your temporary lack of knowledge.