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Joczyn Russia?

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MarcasO Report 10 Dec 2018 16:21

I am trying to find out more of my partners family with the above surname. Going to Russian sites is hard as we dont speak it. She is from Poland but we believe her ggrandfather was in a Russian(Belarus) prison and died there, but we cant find any info. Anyone have dealings with genealogy from that way?


malyon Report 10 Dec 2018 20:49

when was joczyn born what is her parents names


ArgyllGran Report 10 Dec 2018 21:13

Malyon - Joczyn is the surname.

MarcasO - advice re Belarus research and list of websites here:

And Russia:

A Google search will supply more - though perhaps you've already done that.

It sounds as if you'd have to know the relevant town or area in order to research.


MarcasO Report 11 Dec 2018 09:31

Thanks. I better dig out the laptop as i cant view on my phone. The Joczyn men are Alfons(who mysteriously died). He had son Edmund born in Poland. I think Alfons wife left Belarus/Russia after her husband died. This was all around the Stalin era i believe.


ArgyllGran Report 11 Dec 2018 11:37

Is this relevant ?? (Without trying any of the specialised sites, this is from Ancestry, where there's very little for the name.)

Edmund Joczyn
in the Global, Find A Grave Index for Burials at Sea and other Select Burial Locations, 1300s-Current

Name: Edmund Joczyn
Birth Date: 14 May 1916
Death Date: 17 Feb 1985
Cemetery: Brzeg Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Opole, Opolskie, Poland
Has Bio?: N

Or this ??


ArgyllGran Report 11 Dec 2018 11:38

A previous thread about this family:


MarcasO Report 11 Dec 2018 12:30

Yes. Edmund is part of the same family. This seems to be such an unusual name that what google turns up is the same relations one way or another.