My Grandfather: John Krawchuk, changed the spelling of his last name too:
Mothers Name:Antonina Waselchuk
Came in the US through Habefore/Calgary Canada
He came on the Vessel "KURSK"
He married: Elizabeth Neboda DOB 3-10-1896
We dont have any knowledge of our family line at all. If There is anyone related to us please contact me. My father did say that Grandpause to write to relatives in Russia. That is all we have to go on.
Mary Krawchook Fisher