Going back about 250 years, my grandmother's ancestors have been traced in Gmina Jozefow (Rybitwy, Basonia, Nieszawa, Boiska) in Opole Lubelski County and a neighboring village in the Gmina Dzierzkowice, within Kraśnik County (Sosnowa Wola). Historically, they were peasant farmers and day laborers. My great grandparents immigrated to Luzerne Co, Pennsylvania in the 1910s and both were married to other people, had children and were widowed within a few years of their arrival. They then married each other. Though from neighboring parishes, I would not be surprised to learn that their familes knew of each other in some capacity given the geographic proximity of their home villages and where they setteled in America.