Florynka

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Florynka
Roman Catholic church (formerly Greek Catholic)
Roman Catholic church (formerly Greek Catholic)
Florynka is located in Poland
Florynka
Florynka
Coordinates: 49°34′N 20°59′E / 49.567°N 20.983°E / 49.567; 20.983Coordinates: 49°34′N 20°59′E / 49.567°N 20.983°E / 49.567; 20.983
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Lesser Poland
County Nowy Sącz County
Gmina Gmina Grybów
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 33-332
Area code(s) +48 18
Car plates KNS

Florynka [flɔˈrɨŋka] (Ukrainian: Фльоринка, Fliorynka) is a village in southern Poland, in the commune of Grybów, Nowy Sącz County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship.[1] It lies approximately 7 kilometres (4 mi) south of Grybów, 22 km (14 mi) east of Nowy Sącz, and 93 km (58 mi) south-east of the regional capital Kraków.

History[edit]

  • 1785 – 745 Greek Catholics, 10 Roman Catholics, the village lands comprised 20.22 km2
  • 1840 – 992 Greek Catholics
  • 1859 – 1205 Greek Catholics
  • 1879 – 928 Greek Catholics
  • 1899 – 1150 Greek Catholics
  • 1926 – 1108 Greek Catholics
  • 1936 – 228 Greek Catholics – village switched to Orthodoxy, afterwards there were 1246 Orthodox, 57 Roman Catholics and 37 Jews

Florynka was the place of origin of the short-lived Lemko-Rusyn Republic from 1918 to 1920.[2] The village was incorporated into the Lemko Apostolic Administration in 1934.

The Lemko inhabitants of the village were removed in Operation Vistula in 1947, and scattered to 30 different villages in 6 counties.

Lemko Surnames cited by Krasovs'kyj from 1787 Austrian Cadastral Records: Bodak (3 families), Warchacz/Warcharz/Varkhach (4 families), Wilczacki/Vil'chats'kyj (2 families), Habura (2 families), Hasinga, Giela/Gela (4 families), Hryn/Gryn/Hryn', Groza (2 families), Dzwonko (2 families), Dzidowycz/Dzidzowicz/Dzidovych (3 families), Dubec/Dubiec/Dubets (9 families), Dupey/Dupej (2 families), Diubka/Djubka, Zaluski/Zaluz'kyj, Kaniuk/Kanjuk (3 families), Kowalczyl/Koval'chyk (3 families), Koniuczak/Konjuchak, Kochan/Kokhan ( 2 families), Kocur/Kotsur, Koszyk/Kaszyk/Koshyk, Kurey/Kurej, Labzda/Labszda/Labzda (2 families), Laczkowec/Lachkovets' ( 2 families), Lyczak/Liczak/Lychak ( 2 families), Maxymczak/Maximczak/Maksymchak (4 families), Malesz/Malesh, Mamczak/Mamchak, Marczak/Marchak ( 2 families), Merena/Morena/Merena (3 families), Palka, Panko (2 families), Piecuch/Petsukh, Polaczok/Poljachok, Rayda/Rajda (2families), Rogosz/Rogosh (2 families), Romaniak/Romanjak (4 families), Serafin/Serafyn ( 4 families), Skarlosz/Skarlosh ( 3 families), Smoley/Smolej, Taczka/Tachka (4 families), Tyszko/Tyzko/Tyshko, Chomiak/Homiak/Khom'jak.

Parish Data: [from Blazejowskyj and Iwanusiw]

Church[edit]

The Saint Michael Church was built in 1875 and survived to this day. The village Vafka 3km away was served by the priest Florynka.

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