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Major, Majer, Mager, Meyer

Searching for information on my Grandfather John Major (Mayer, Meyer) Born 1889 – 1890 in Czechoslovakia Mother – Josephine Otis Father – Josef Major (farmer) Brother – Vaclav (later became a US Citizen) He had a sister (name unknown) Places they may have lived: Ujezd Svateho Krize, Svaty Kriz Rokycanny Pilzen Chicago Australia After leaving school he went to (Germany)? to learn to be a piano tuner He travelled to Chicago where he lived and worked as a piano tuner for five or more years He later travelled to Australia where he married and settled down He married in Australia in 1922 at age 32 years (?) and died in 1958 Any help would be gratefully accepted

Contact: June Austen 34 Escotts Lane , Martinsville , NSW AUSTRALIA 2265

Posted: 10/29/2016

Skovranek, Mihaly

Looking for any/specific information on the above ; SPOUSE :Barbara (Martinova)near town of Kosice, or Michalovce near the border town of Uzhhorod

Contact: Andrerw M. HALAPIN 458 Satinwood Drive , West Mifflin , Pennsylvania 15122

Posted: 10/25/2016


Anna Kabureck (maybe Kabrick/Kabarak/Cabric) b 1833, Bohemia, immigr to U.S. bef 1856, m George Theis at St. Louis MO, 1856, d 1920 Wichita KS. Res St. Louis MO and Columbus Cherokee Co. KS. Need any info on Anna or Kabureck family.

Contact: S. Rooney , ,

Posted: 08/31/2016


Looking for location of village of NUSBELY - Rosalie BILEK was from there and married Jakob ZID of CHRBONIN in 1824.

Contact: Jerome Misicka 2001 W. Rudasill Rd. #9303 , Tucson , Arizona 85704

Posted: 07/20/2016

Trasak, Klecak

Researching Karel Trasak. From Plzen area in Bohemia. Arrived in New York? around 1894. Married Mary Klecak 1894/96 time frame. His parents were Karel Trasak and Louise Holub. Karel changed his name sometime after 1895 to Charles. His sister-in-law Vincenzie Klecak married Frank Cihelka in New York in 1902. Any info on Karel/Charles and Mary would be greatly appreciated!!

Contact: Janice , Hephzibah , Georgia 30815

Posted: 07/14/2016


Martin Balon gg, twp Pilzen, m1, Barbora Frederick, immigr Baltimore, USA, or Philadelphia ca 1876 or 1877. AKA Balloun, set Dardanelle, AR Born Nov 11, 1844, d Jan 21, 1917, Brearley Cem, Dardanelle, AR We have no info on him bef AR

Contact: Donald Balloun 570 Casa Sevilla Ave , St Augustine , FL 32092

Posted: 07/07/2016

Miksovic - Mlck - Bujark

Looking for records in the Czech Republic on -- Emil Miksovic [born in Chrastany (Bohemia), near Rakovnik, 1885] -- Marie (Maria) Miksovic, nee MLCK(ova) (born in Podhradi, near Luhacovic, 1883) -- Anna Bujark(ova) [born 1894, possibly in Ostrava). Emil married Marie in "Paglovice" (probably Pozlovice, near Podhradi / Luhacovice / Zlin) in 1908 and came to the U.S. in 1911. Emil's second wife, Anna Bujarkova, came to the U.S. in 1922, and they were married in the U.S. We do not know anything about their parents, and know very little about their siblings. Our records of their lives in the U.S. are fairly comprehensive, but we know very little about their lives in the old country. Any tips on where to go to find such information would be much appreciated.

Contact: Ann Miksovic , Albuquerque ,

Posted: 06/19/2016

Jess - Hvizdak

Seeking information on Alexander Jess (Eli Jusz/Elisa Jus) b. 1867 in Hrusov, Slovakia, d. 1947 Youngstown, Ohio. He married Elizabeth Hvizdak (Alzbeta Hvizdak) around 1890. Elizabeth was born in Hrusov, Slovakia around 1870 and died in Youngstown, Ohio in 1949. They had six daughters: Anna Jess m. Michael Jencovcik (Yenchochik) Mary Jess m. Joseph Mordarsky Susan Jess m. John Soltis Bertha Jess m. John Patrick Elizabeth Jess m. Charles Vano Eleanor Jess m. Joseph Hatala And, two sons: Michael Jess Nicholas Jess

Contact: Kim Wheeler , ,

Posted: 04/14/2016

Sattler, Lederer

I am looking for information on Jewish ancesters with the surname Sattler or Lederer from Cista Rakovnik, Vysoka Libyne, and Plzen areas. Joseph D. Sattler b. 1868, emmigrated to US, d.1916 in Wisconsin. Lived in Duluth, MN, wife Mary Maloney, daughter Marie Sattler. Abraham Sattler b. 1802 d. 1896 wife Theresa Abeles Moises Sattler, wife Katharina Lederer Seligmann Sattler (Plzen possibly) wife Libuscha? Thank you!

Contact: Weezie Urban 13792 Clare Downs Way , Rosemount , Minnesota 55068

Posted: 03/31/2016

Cvechko, Cvecko, Chez

I am looking for any information on families with the Surname Cvechko or Cvecko in hopes it may lead to learning more about Peter Joseph Cvechko or his father Matthew. Pete is believed to have been born abt June 1885 perhaps in St. George (Czechoslovakia). Some of his records state he was born in Austria. In his teens, Pete worked under his father Matthew as a game warden or similar. Matthew Cvechko worked as an oversee of lands for a wealthy family or in some such capacity. I wonder if he may have worked at the St. George Forest perhaps for the Thurn-Taxis aristocracy (I don't know much of this history). Pete came to America between 1909-1914 entering into the US through northern New York. As far as we know, no other family members came to America and he had no contact with them. Peter married Mary Magdeline Chez perhaps born Sept 1895 in Austria. It is believed they dated or married before Peter left for America and she then joined him. Family members say Mary often spoke of Karlovy Vary which I believe is now in West Bohemia, Czech Republic. Some of the dates don't quite make sense. The first information for Pete & Mary which I do know is correct is that they were in Fayette Co, Pa in 1915 when their first child was born.

Contact: Vec101 , ,

Posted: 03/16/2016