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On page 69 of the June 2004 issue of Nase rodina the tombstone engraved with "Lorenc" in a photo submitted by Arlene Gardiner immediately caught my attention. My grandfather, Frank Lorenc, first came to Wisconsin from Tynec (south of Plzen) and I could never find out why. How can I find out if he had any relatives in the area? I have been told that he knew a family by the name of "Kolerus". He had a "black sheep" brother that the family would never discuss that may have settled in Cleveland, Ohio, but I never could find out anything about him or when or where he died. As you can tell I do not know much about genealogical procedures. Any help you can give me would be deeply appreciated.
Ernest Lorenc Phone 417-881-2500

Contact: Ernest Lorenc 2053 S. Pin Oak Drive , Springfield , MO 65809

Posted: 07/04/2005


I'm researching my families Kovarik and Zaveska (Zavesky) from Drazice and the Strnad, Svejda, Matek and Vaclavovic families from Pocinovice. Thank you for sharing with me any info you might have on these families.

Contact: Carol Andreasen 6267 Stow Canyon Road , Goleta , CA 93117-1617

Posted: 07/04/2005


Seek info on paternal gpar Steven Gehnnan b 1854 in Boliarov (near Kosice), Slovakia and Elizabeth Mickeles, b 1860 in Mudrovce (near Kosice), Slovakia. They married 1880 in Rankovce, Slovakia. He immigr ca 1881, while she and their dau immigr in 1886. They lived in PA, then Ironwood, MI.

Contact: Barbara Gehrman Johnson 2719 Oakwood , Appleton , WI 54911

Posted: 07/04/2005


Seeking info about or siblings of Mary Anyz from Dorchchester or Wilber, Nebraska. Mary when single was a school teacher. Also seek info on Karel Anyz in Crete, NE

Contact: Marion Filliez 610 2nd St , Kewaunee , WI 54 216

Posted: 07/04/2005


Seeking contact with anyone researching the above surnames, living in the following villages during the early 1800's or earlier: Romportl, Popelka, Andrlik, Klim

Contact: Phyllis O. Lipscomb 749 Sycamore Lane , Davis , CA 95616

Posted: 07/03/2005


Seek history on my paternal and maternal g par: John (aka Jan) Pecha, Sr. b. 30 Apr 1857 in Ceske Budejovice, Bohemia, d. 4 June 1932, Chicago. M1 to Marie Novak b. 6 Dec 1859, Boh, d 11 Oct 1901 in Chicago. M2 to Marie Sula (aka Liska) in Chicago.

Contact: Darwin Mara 9646 Meadowknoll Dr , Dallas , TX 75243

Posted: 07/03/2005


Seek evidence and/or confirmation that the Frank Panek enumerated in both the 1920 and 1930 US census in Clay County, Nebraska is the same person as the Frank Panek in the 1910 census for Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio.

Contact: Richard E. Panek 19680 South Sagamore Rd , Fairview Park , OH 44126

Posted: 07/03/2005


Seek info on Gfa Josef Hrasky who may have been born in the village Hras or Hraz (possibly in Western Bohemia). 2nd wife two (my gmo) Elzbeta (aka Alzbeta) Frumar had 14 children. There were also several ch from first wife (name unk). Last known residence was Lipovljani, Austria-Hungary (coming from Troglava, A.H.). Father Alois F. Hrasky b. Troglava, 29 July 1878 served with A.H. army 1899-1903. Arr Ellis Island 6 May 1903 via Bremen on Kronprinz Wilhelm (had militar pass). Settled in East St. Louis, IL where he worked in packing house. Alois m. Genofefa Holberger May 1905 in St. Louis, MO. Later he owned and operated a saloon poss unti11920-21 in East St. Louis, IL. Retired, and owned rental properties. He brought over his mo E1zbeta Frumar Hrasky poss 1903-1904. Besides 7 bro and 1 married sister came to East St. Louis, IL soon after 1903.

Contact: Mildred Hrasky Holubik 6469 Lawndale Rd , Saginaw , MI MI 48604

Posted: 07/03/2005

Tausig, Neuman, Newmann, Newman

Looking for any information on Rose Tausig, b. 1868 in or near Petrovice, Bohemia. Married Emil (Emanuel) Neumann, Newmann, b. 1864 (Budapest) in 1890/91.

Contact: Alan York 1835 Greenbrier Ave , West Lafayette , IN 47906

Posted: 11/23/2004


Looking for info on children of karl and Anna (studeraus) Rekovsky. Maria one of the children was born in Teutschmannsdorg-Austria (9-16-1881)now called sklare, Czech Republic any info will be very helpful

Contact: Nancy , , WI

Posted: 10/25/2004