The CGSI Blog shares stories and photos on various topics related to heritage, culture, and family history. Blog posts are from a variety of contributors.


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Czech Genealogy in the time of Covid

Here is an excerpt from a message from Rev. Jan Duš, a respected genealogist and beloved friend of CGSI. He is someone who you might contact for…
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Future home of the Slovak Museum of Emigration

A house of dreams: Plans unfold for an emigration museum in Slovakia

Dr. Martin Javor wants to build a world-class museum in the village of Ťahyňa to take his countrymen on a journey across time and space. 

Marak Family History

Frantisek (Frank) Marak was a peasant farmer in Moravia. He was born in Horni Sklenov, but may have moved later to a village called Ticha. The towns are only 3 or 4 miles apart, so who knows. Frank…
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