About Elias Rusyn
The Ilavche birth record for Elias Rusyn shows that he was born on March 29, 1888, in the Ukrainian village of Ilavche, Ukraine. His parents were Paulus Rusyn (grandparents: Theodor Rusyn and Irena Zubyk) and Sophia Nowosad (grandparents: Philippe Nowosad and Anna Grabar). They were farmers. His godparents were Nicela Parobek and Maria Dziuba (her husband was Theodor Dziuba). They were also farmers.
The residence house number was # 160 and the obstretrician's name was Ahafia Stec. Elias Rusyn was baptized and confirmed into the Catholic faith by Rev. Silvester Wojakowski.