Lily Kosbab

I have to say that over the years tracing our family history has provided some twists and turns and the occasional surprise. None more so than today when I received an email with a photo attached of my Aunt Lily. I have included the email below with the surprise being that she called Lily, LUCY. Read More…

Family Tree Web Site & Software

We often receive questions asking us about this web site, the software we use and the genealogy sources we use. So, I will try and answer your questions here: The web site is built and maintained using WordPress coupled with the News Theme.  If you are interested in building your own, or having someone else Read More…

Germany and Poland

Information sources confirm an area known as Hinter Pommern in Germany was re-indexed after 1945 and is now in Poland. Bandekow Badesow Bandsechow Bandsechow Bandsekow Bandeskow See notes re: Band…. Berlin Berlin Bezirk Bezirk Bezirk Bremen Burzen Burzen Coeslin Coeslin German Genealogy Sources Gelderland – Relates to a number of towns Hinter Pommern Hinter Pommern Read More…

Origin of the Kosbab Name

When our quest began, we knew vaguely that our forefathers had come from somewhere in Europe, most likely Germany. After many years research, it is evident the surname KOSBAB originated in Germany in an area east of the Oder River, which today is in Poland. View Larger Map RESEARCH Research has shown that the surname Read More…

Kosbab | Emigrate To Australia

The Australian leg of the KOSBAB family emigrated aboard the Cameronia from England to Australia in 1952. George and Doris Kosbab with their two young sons Derek and Michael excitedly boarded the emigration ship with the promise of a new land, work and prosperity. On the long journey, Michael became ill but managed to survive to Read More…

CAMERONIA

The TSS Cameronia (II) – 1922 was used as an emigration ship between England and Australia. Doris and George KOSBAB and their two sons (Derek and Michael) emigrated to Australia in June 1952 aboard the CAMERONIA. The voyage from Glasgow (Scotland) to Melbourne (Australia) took 6 weeks. Michael was taken down with the highly contagious Impetigo, an Read More…

Related Surnames

The surnames below have been found in relationship to KOSBAB, albeit in some cases distantly. Feel free to contact us if your name appears and you also have information on KOSBAB.  ABBETT, ABBOTT, ABERCROMBIE, ACLES, ADAMS, AHLBECKEN, ALBER, ALBRECHT, ALGER, ALLEN, ALLEY, ALLISON, ALSETH, ALTERMOT, AMBORN, AMUNDSON, ANCHORS, ANDERSON, ANDRES, ANDREW, ANDREWS, ANGELL, ANKENY, APPLEGATE, ARENDS, Read More…