Early Origins of the Wonswich family
The surname Wonswich was first found in Polesie, the largest province of Poland. It is inhabited by Ruthenians, called Polesians, of Ukrainian descent. The main towns are those of Brest Litovsk, Pinsk, Kobryn, Kamenets, Litovsk, and Luninets. It was in this province that the renowned Radziwills and Sapiehas held their vast estates. Wolczyn was the seat of the Czartoryski family. The surname became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family. Wonsowicz was a sub Clan
of the Labendz Royal Tribe.
Early History of the Wonswich family
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Wonswich Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Wonsowicz, Wonsewicz, Wonsowski, Wensewicz, Winsowicz and many more.
Early Notables of the Wonswich family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Wonswich family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Paul Wonsowic, who arrived at Ellis Island
, New York in 1892.