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Researching: PLACZEK, TURKL, STERN
I am searching for information for the following surnames: Placzek, Turkl, Stern. All lived in Moravia in the mid to late 1800's. Many were killed in concentration camps but some survived.
email: -
Kruger9999@aol.com - Posted 14 April 1999

Researching: VYMAZAL, VIMAZAL, KUCHYNKA, KUCHI
Researching Vymazal / Vimazal and Kuchynka / Kuchi. My Grandparents are Frank Vymazal and Anna Kuchynka. Anna came to the United States on Dec 9, 1909 from the town of Nemcicky, Czechosloviakia. Frank came to the United States around 1902 with his family. His parents names are Martin and Marie. He had to brothers that also came the America. Their names are Martin and John. The came from the Moravia region.
email: Kathy W. -
deckpl@thumb.net - Posted 14 April 1999

Researching: OLMUTZ, HANSEN
Can you help me. i am looking for my ancestors. My name is Anita Olmutz Hansen. One of my ancestors name was Johan Olmutz. I do only know we got the name from a city (or perhaps a castle) named Olmutz or Olomouc. I would very much like to hear from people who can help me.
email: Anita Hansen -
olmutz@image.dk - Posted 14 April 1999

Researching: SMIDL, VAVRINEK, WAVRINEK
My g-grandmother and g-grandfather both came from Bohemia in the late 1860's or early 1870's. They settled in Chicago, IL. My g-g-Uncle, Ignatz Wavrinek also immigrated about the same time and also settled in Chicago, IL. I have considerable information about these families and I will be happy to share with other interested parties. I would really like to gather factual immigration information on my ancestors.
email: LeRoy J. Vavrinek -
2nanlee@home.com - Posted 14 April 1999

Researching: BLICKA
I am researching Blicka (probably from Uzhorod) and Hresan. Paul Blicka immigrated to the USA in 1921. His parents were Michael and Maria (maiden name unknown). Paul Blicka married Ann Hresan in the USA in 1928. Her city of origin in Czech is unknown. Any info would be welcome.
email: -
IAdler221@aol.com - Posted 14 April 1999

Researching: DLOUHY, TOTUSEK, WRASPIR
I am searching for further information on the families of Anton and Anna Dlouhy, Cenek Totusek and Louis (Luddik) Wraspir. They settled in Silver Lake, Wisconsin in the late 1880's and moved on to Lincoln County, Washington. The Totuseks and Dlouhys are said to have originated in Paseky/Moravia. Any information will be appreciated. I have quite a bit of US family data to share.
email: Ann Bergelt -
AnnBergelt@aol.com - Posted 13 April 1999

Researching: BLICKA, HARRISON
Looking for the name Blicka and/or Harrison. Thanks!
email: Paula -
STARLAHON@aol.com - Posted 13 April 1999

Researching: MEDLENKA, SPROTZOVA, FLEROVA, POELTLA
I am interested in any information on the Medlenka family from the towns of Strasov and Mnichovo Hradiste. Antonin Medlenka and his wife Anna Sprotzova had two children Antonin born, 24 July 1816 and Bernhard, date of birth unknown. Antonin's wife was Barbora Flerova, b. 23 Feb 1808. They were married 10 Oct 1843 in Mnichovo Hradiste and immigrated to the U.S. in December 1852. His brother Bernhard Medlenka married Teresie Poeltla on 28 April 1851 in Mnichovo Hradiste and remained in the country. If anyone knows what happened to this family that remained I would appreciate the information.
email: -
Rwstenzel@aol.com - Posted 13 April 1999

Researching: FRITSCHE, WEISTLING
I'm searching for a Johann Gottfried Fritsche who was born in Schonlinude in the goverment of Leitmeritz, Bohemia who was born 20 September 1756 and died in Pennsylvania in 1821. His birthplace lay in what was then the Holy Roman Empire, near the Saxon city of Dresden. He was a Heidelberg University graduate and he spoke seven languages. He came to America with a friend Dr. John Wiestling on a pleasure trip and landing in Philadelphia, September 10, 1784. My search is finding the names of his parents, brothers & sisters. I have a feeling that his father's name is George since they used the Pattern C method in naming their children. Can you be of any help to me?
email: Barbara Oldham (Fritchey) -
sunshine@coolsky.com - Posted 13 April 1999

Researching: HALON, HALOUN, HALLOUN
My grandfather( John Halon-Haloun-Halloun) came to America, 31 March 1890 aboard Dania from Hamburg, Germany, arrived N.Y port. What I want to know is about the village, town, or what ever that, I may find out about my family. I am at a loss right now. Thanks for any help.
email: FJ Grimes -
fjgrimes@brevard.net - Posted 13 April 1999

Researching: DUBSKY, CHODORA, JAKOF-DUSCHEK, CHIHAK
Looking for ancestors or relatives of Rudolf Dubsky born in Horice, Bohemia on Jan. 13,1868 or his wife Marie Chodora born in Nepomuk, Bohemia on Jan 13, 1868. They went to USA to Chicago and died there. I am their great granddaugher. Looking for information on Franz Jakof-Duschek born in Lommitz, Bohemia and married to Mary Chihak. Also, Rudolf Dubsky from Horice Bohemia in 1868 married Marie Chodora of Nepomuk, Bohemia. They all ended up in Chicago area. These people are my great gradparents on my father's side of the family. If you are related let me know.
email: -
MJDubsky@aol.com - Posted 12 April 1999

Researching: MENCL, JIRASEK, CERMAK, ZIMA, KOPEC, PRUS, SPOT, ELZNIC, BROZ, URBAN, KOUKAL, DAVID, STEJSKAL, HOSTYNEK, MOSKALSKY, HOLAS, KOPECKY, BLAZEK, PRACHAR, ROKOS
Greetings / Nazdar, I would like to add my family surnames from Czechoslovakia (now the Czech Republic.). My Czech families from Kublov, Bohemia consist of Mencl, Jirasek, Cermak, Zima, Kopec, Prus, Spot, Elznic, & Broz. My Czech families from Benetice, Moravia consist of Urban, Kouval, David, & Stejskal. My Czech families from Veseli Nad Moravou, Moravia consist of: Hostynek, Moskalsky, Holas, Kopecky, Blazek, Prachar, & Rokos. If you have an interest in any of the names mentioned above, I would be happy to hear from you. Til later / Na shledanou!
email: Ms. Sid (Zdenka) Mencl Sorenson -
srsoren@att.net - Posted 12 April 1999

Researching: SUBIZEK, ZUBICEK
Looking for ancestors in Eastern Europe. The Subizek family came to Texas between 1975 and 1880. The 1880 census shows town of birth as Jablunce which may not be the right spelling.
email: Robert Zubicek -
rlzubicek@yahoo.com - Posted 12 April 1999

Researching: VYTISKA, BEJDA, JOHNSON
I am just starting to research my mother's family. My grandparents were Marie Vytiska and Jon Bejda from Pelhrimov. They came to the USA just before the turn of the century and settled in Chicago, moving to Berwyn, IL in about 1914. My mother's name was Lillian Ludmilla Bejda Johnson. She died in 1978. Others who emmigrated to the US were my grandfather's sister, Anna Bejda who married my grandmother's brother, Frank Vytiska. All their children were born in Bohemia except the last one. Also my grandmother's sister Frances Vytiska Biba. I have a 1997 set of telephone index pages from Pelhrimov with Bejda and Vytiska names on them, but since I do not speak Czech, nor know how to write an address to them I am hoping for help from this source. Thank you for any assistance you can give me.
email: Loretta Johnson Dunn -
RDunnLDunn@aol.com - Posted 12 April 1999

Researching: ZADINA
Please post the name Zadina to your list. Thank you.
email: Delores -
HOPESTAR@localaccess.com - Posted 12 April 1999

Researching: KOPITLANSKY, KOPIDLANSKY
Vaclav Kopitlansky or Kopidlansky, Chocov no. 2 (1850).
email: -
kopie@texoma.net - Posted 11 April 1999

Researching: GUNDERSON, ZEITZ, FIFAREK, ZAJIC, HARTEL
Hello, my name is Debbie Gunderson and I am searching for information on my maternal Great-Grandmother, Barbara (Zeitz) Fifarek. She was born in Bohemia on May 14, 1870 and came to Amercia around 1886. She settled in Marinette, WISC and married Charles Fifarek on September 26, 1889. Their marriage certificate listed her parents as Frank Zajic and Mary Hartel. I would be interested in any leads, no matter how small. Thanks!
email: Debra Gunderson -
gunderson@triton.net - Posted 11 April 1999

Researching: MRACHEK, MRACEK
Looking for Mrachek or Mracek.
email: Mike -
march@rconnect.com - Posted 11 April 1999

Researching: HANDLIR, HANDLER, HANDEL, HAHNDEL, HENDEL, HANDELER, HANDL
Looking for any Handlir from Bohemia, late 1880's. Variation in spelling of name can range to Handler, Handel, Hahndel, Hendel, Handeler, Handl, etc. Looking for Maria, Alois and Tomas Handlir, New York City, 1885-1900. Originally looking in Lisov, CR but will accept any location for reference. Thank you.
email: Jerry Forman -
Moosie@Flash.Net - Posted 11 April 1999

Researching: SCHLEGEL, SCHLOGEL, SLEGER, SVACINA, KUBSCH
Searching for any information on the family of Peter and Catherine Schlegel\ Schlogel\Sleger. They immigrated to the U.S.A. in 1870 from Domazlice, Bohemia. The family settled in Manitowoc County Wisconsin, shortly after. We are searching for the parents of Peter and Catherine. We are also searching for the port that the family emigrated from as well as the port used to enter the U.S. We cannot seem to find any naturalization papers for any of the family. Any help solving this would be greatly appreciated! This is the family we are searching for: (father) Peter Shlegel\Schlogel, born abt 1815 in Domazlice, Bohemia, died 27 April 1895 in the Town of Franklin, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin.; (mother) Catherine SVACINA (also seen as Kubsch); (son) Adalbert Sleger, born abt 1848 in Sedlice, Domazlice, Bohemia, married Catherine Menza, 23 November 1875, in the Town of Kossuth, Manitowoc County, WI; (son) JOHN Sleger, born abt 18 April 1849, in Novy Klicov, Domazlice, Bohemia, married Elisabeth Strnad, 26 January 1875, in the Town of Franklin, Manitowoc County, WI; (son) Mathias Sleger, born abt 10 July 1853, in Sedlice, Domazlice, Bohemia, married Barbara Feit, 16 September 1876, in the Town of Franklin, Manitowoc County, WI; (son) Stephan Sleger, born abt April 1864, in Sedlice, Domazlice, Bohemia, married Magdolin Feit, 28 December 1882, in the Town of Kossuth, Manitowoc County, WI; (daughter) Katarina Sleger, married Andrew Saur, 18 November 1879, in the Town of Franklin, Manitowoc County, WI; (daughter) Mary Sleger married Joseph Svacina, 5 May 1875, in the Town of Kossuth, Manitowoc County, WI, also married Peter Saur, 15 May 1883, in the Town of Franklin, Manitowoc County, WI. Thank You for any help you can lend me! Visit our web site
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email: Lori Lehman - heritage@pcpros.net - Posted 11 April 1999

Researching: HANOSEK
My name is Frank Hanosek. My Grandfather's name is Josef Hanousek and he was born in Tupadly, Bohemia on 12 Apr 1874. I would appreciate hearing from anyone with information about him, relatives of his, or anyone with the Hanousek name. Of special interest are stories about them. Thanks.
email: Frank Hanosek -
frankina@msn.com - Posted 10 April 1999

Researching: GLAUBER, LEDERER, WEISSHUT, GLAUBER, FRANK, POLZ, EDLE, VONRUTTERSHEIM
Lazarus Glauber and Anna Lederer lived in Weissensulz, now Bela nad Radbuzou in Bohemia. They had three sons, Joel, Moritz and David, all presumably born in Bela nad Radbuzou. Joel probably moved to Pilsen, as his children lived there. They were Siegfried and Pauline Weisshut. David's children were Julius, Arthur, Viktor and Emma Glauber Frank (daughter Anni Frank), living in Prague. Viktor and his wife Paula were deported to the Lodz Ghetto in 1941, where Viktor died in 1942. Moritz Glauber was born in 1838 in Bela nad Radbuzou and died in Prague in 1910. He was married to Gisela Polz Edle von Ruttersheim. Their son, Max, was my father. We lived in northern Italy. My borthers' names are Henry and John. My mother, Trude, still lives there. I, Lisa Glauber Fabietti, live in Fresno, California. I am desperately trying to find a Glauber relative. From a few letters, we know that a Moritz Glauber lived in New York in 1940. If you are, or know of a descendant, please let me know. Thank you.
email: Lisa Fabietti -
fabietti@lightspeed.net - Posted 10 April 1999

Researching: PROKOP, PERKAUS
I am researching my great-grandfather, Mathias Prokop, born sometime in 1882 in Prague and died in Chicago 12/23/1929. He married Katherine Perkaus who was born 5/30/1885 somewhere near Prague and died in Chicago, IL, USA on 4/4/1964. Hope you can help. Thank you.
email: Mary C. Schlabach -
cookie@preferred.com - Posted 10 April 1999

Researching: NOVAK, KOVARIK
I am looking for information about my grandparents who emigrated from Hochstettno (now Vysoka pri Morave), around 1900-1909, to Milwaukee, WI. They immigrated through a German port into New York and went to Milwaukee. My grandfather was Frank Novak, born 1882, died 1936, in Milwaukee. I believe my grandmother married my grandfather in Slovakia before they immigrated, but her maiden name was Rosa Kovarik, born 25 August 1885, died Sep 1968 in Milwaukee. I think she had a sister Julia and a mother Julianne. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
email: -
Thomas.Novak@cwix.com - Posted 10 April 1999

Researching: VANCURA, VANCUROU, KARASEK
Looking to find any information/relationships re: Frank Vancura(Vancurou), born August,1862, in/near Tynec Na Labe. He immigrated to Chicago in late 1800's and married Antonie Karasek. He is believed to have two brothers who may/may not have immigrated.
email: -
dwvancura@juno.com - Posted 10 April 1999

Researching: PARMA, ZEMAN
I am looking for anyone related to Frank Parma born in Cz., immigrated to Chicago in the early 1900's. He was married to Katherine Zeman June 6, 1909 and they had one daughter named Anna. They were divorced in 1915. I am looking for any descendants of Frank, possibly nieces and nephews, maybe other granchildren as he may have remarried.
email: Cathy -
Maunaloa4@aol.com - Posted 09 April 1999

Researching: GARTNER, GARDNER
I am looking for information on the family of Ignatz Gardner (maybe Gartner) born in Wossek, Bohemia about 1870. His father's name was Jacob Gardner. He had a brother Joseph who moved (and later died in) to Seattle, Washington.
email: -
CGard61558@aol.com - Posted 09 April 1999

Researching: MARIK
Interested in learning more about relatives with the surname Marik. John A. Marik immigrated to America and settled in the Chicago, Illinois area. John was born in Prague, Bohemia around 1878 and died around 1937. John immigrated around the age of 12 in the year 1890. On 4-29-1900, John wed Anna M. Schultz, from Winnona, Minnesota. Together they had 4 sons: Edward (b. 1905), John (b. 1909), George (b. 1907), and Charles "Bud" (b. 1915 or 1919). John Jr. died in 1985. George died in 1980. If anyone can help with this branch of my tree, please contact me. Thank you.
email: -
marik@sainet.net - Posted 09 April 1999

Researching: TUSEK
We are researching Tuseks around the world. So far, many seem to be from Croatia and Slovenia. Are there any Czech Tuseks?
email: Jaroslav Tusek -
Stusek@prov.org - Posted 09 April 1999

Researching: RAFAJ
I am a Rafaj, whose ancestors originally moved to Moravia, about 100 years ago, from the village of Rafajovec or Rafajovce, near Vranov nad Topl'ou, in Eastern Slovakia. I would appreciate hearing from anyone concerning this surname.
email: -
lrafaj@hotmail.com - Posted 09 April 1999

Researching: SCHINDLER, RICHTER, SCHMIDT
Hi - looking for Schindler of Karlovy-Vary (AKA Karlsborg). Joseph Schindler and brother Robert Schindler emigrated to New York State about 1915. Their sister, Josephine Richter, died a few years ago. We visited her in Bayreuth in 1984. But I understand that in the few years before her death she no longer remembered our visit nor her friend, Frau Schmidt, who we met on our visit. Thank you for any help in finding this family.
email: Judy Schindler -
ppsforks@olypen.com - Posted 08 April 1999

Researching: BUDIK
I am looking for possible relatives of Anton Budik, resident of Krems, Austria on or about 1910. My name is Barbara Budik, duaghter-in-law-of his eldest son Frank Martin Budik, now deceased. please help if you can.
email: -
bbudik@prodigy.com - Posted 08 April 1999

Researching: KAVALIREK
I am looking for more information about the Bohemian Name Kavalirek. Who knows about the roots? Who knows the heraldic shield (Knights?)?
email: Andreas Kavalirek -
Ing.Kavalirek@magnet.at - Posted 08 April 1999

Researching: KULE, BENDA, LISEC, STEPANEK, FIRPACH
Kule-- Information that I have so far is that Jan Kule was born in 1655. Thomas Kule lived from 1677-1718 in Strizovice. Tomas had at least one son, Matej. Matej's son was Vavrinec. in 1762 Vavrinec inherited the family farm from Matej. Matej died iin 1772. Vavrinec had at least one son, also named Vavrinec. Jan Kule then inherited the family farm in 1892. Jan had at least one son, Vaclav. Vaclav had at least one son, my maternal great-great grandfather, Frankisek Kule. Frankisek was raised by his grandfather, Jan, because his father, Vaclav died when Frankisek was four years old. Frankisek worked for the Skoda Iron Works in Pilson. When he came to the US he worked in the foundries in Chicago. He left Czechoslovakia to get away from the army. Frankisek had six children, Frank, George, John, Charles (my maternal grandfather), Henry, and Mildred. Frankisek was married to Anna Benda, we believe after he arrived in Chicago. Benda-- John (no dates) and Anna (no dates) were married in 1862 in Borotin, Czechoslovakia. They had five children including James, Mary, Antoinette, Barbara, and Anna. Anna (the daughter) is my maternal great grandmother. She was born in Czech. on July 26, 1872 and died on Feb 26, 1938 in Chicago. Lisec--My mother's maternal grandmother was Louise Antoinette Lisec (May 20, 1884-July 29, 1946). Louise's mother was Antoinette Stepanek (died in 1923, birthdate unknown). Louise's father was Albert Ignatz (born 2-22, 1858 in Kralone Mesto, Bohemia; death date unknown). Louise's sibilings include Libbie Firpach (10/4/1891--1923), Otto (6/6/1894), Victor (7/10/1896--3/1/62) and Frances (no information).
email: Curt Dobberke -
curtshom@mail.tds.net - Posted 07 April 1999

Researching: FARNIK, KILLIAN
My father is Josef Farnik from Brno, Czechoslovakia. I am interested in the surnames Farnik and Killian.
email: Josef Peter Farnik -
jfarnik@vic.bigpond.net.au - Posted 07 April 1999

Researching: PARAL, PARRELL
Paral (Parrell English) From Old Pelhrimov (Pazumuf), Bohemia Vaclav Paral is believed to have came to U.S.A in 1869. Born 8/9/1829. Josef (3/8/1807) was father, Martin (2/18/1781) grandfather and Vit (DOB unknown) great grandfather.
email: R. J. Hoessel -
rotton@chorus.net - Posted 07 April 1999

Researching: THUM, POHMANN
We are searching for information on the Thum family from Eger (1894), now Cheb, Czech Rep.. One of the sons married into our (Pohmann) family, of Oberpfalz, Bavaria, in the late 1800's/early 1900's. Thank you for any help.
email: -
DAMISAST@bc.sympatico.ca - Posted 07 April 1999

Researching: HLINA, KOBAN, KRAK
I am desperate to find any information on my grandfather, Joseph Hlina, born about 1893 in Zabidov, Czechoslovakia. His wife, Celia Koban, is also presumed born in Zabidov, about 1897. They were married in 1919, location unknown. Also, I would like any info on Joseph's father, Martin Hlina, born in Zabidov, and his wife Ronalia Krak. My dad knows nothing of his family other than his own siblings, so I am doing his family history as my 50th wedding anniversary gift to him.
email: -
lsawan@auracom.com - Posted 07 April 1999

Researching: NEMEC, FILIPEK, CECKOVA, CECKA, BLAZHOVA, SKOBLIK, ZELEZNY, ZELESHY
I am trying to get information on some of my Bohemian ancestors. I am looking for more info on Katheryn Mary Nemec Born in 10/20/1863 around the Kolence area. Also am looking for Information on the ancestors of Anton Filipek born in 1815 in Kolence and his wife Katerina Ceckova born I believe about the same time. Her fathers name was Tomas Cecka and mothers name was Blazhova. My Grandmothers maiden name was Rose Skoblik she was born in Lomnice on 2/16/1900. I would like to find information on her family, fathers name Mathew Skoblik and mother was Katherine Zelezny or Zeleshy.
email: Terry Nelson -
tandtnelson@worldnet.att.net - Posted 06 April 1999

Researching: KUSKA, ENGLE, KRETOVICH, HAVRAN
Looking for John and Margaret (Kuska) Engle, from Bohemia. They settled in PA. I am not sure how many children they had, but one was my grandfather, Richard Engle. Also searching for the names Kretovich and Havran in Brataslava, who also immigrated to PA. Any information would be appreciated. Thank you.
email: Mary Fehlker -
FEHLK@POSTNET.COM - Posted 06 April 1999

Researching: REZABEK, RECEK, RACEK, RACKOVA
My name is Milan Rezabek and my family comes from Plzen. My father, Josef Rezabek, was born in Koterov (1909). He was a teacher, and so was his father (Josef) and grandfather. My mother's maiden name is Racek (Anezka Rackova) and her father was a farmer in Kysice u Plzne for generations. Both parents are still alive and live in Plzen. I immigrated to the US, in 1965, as a winner of a jazz composition contest in Berklee School of Music in Boston. At that time, I was a bass player and arranger with Gustav Brom Orchestra (10 years) and also a graduate of Jan Purkyne University (1959) VUT, Faculty of Engineering. Today, this is called Masarykova University. I settled in Las Vegas and successfully played the showrooms till 1980 (Sinatra, Sammy Davis, Tom Jones, Paul Anka etc.). In 1981, due to a long strike and a subsequent death of live music, I went back to engineering and for last 19 years built roads in Las Vegas, which grew from 250,000 miles in 1970 to 1.5 mill. as of today. I found a whole page of Rezabeks in the phone book in Cleveland, but, because of my extensive travels, made no contact with anybody. I am looking for my relatives, but would also like to find my file, which goes back to 1947, and all my attempts to locate it were to no avail. Can somebody help? I am visiting my parents 3-4 x a year and plan to move back permanently this year. I would be grateful for any info.
email: Milan Rezabek -
mrezabek@co.clark.nv.us - Posted 06 April 1999

Researching: POSPISIL
I am curious to know the meaning and history behind the surname Pospisil. Does it have a coat of arms, motto, etc? Thanks.
email: Matthew Pospisil -
possum8@ozemail.com.au - Posted 06 April 1999

Researching: KOZELKA, KRAL, KVET, PEKAREK, SEDLACEK, SYNEK, ZEMAN, BOEHM, BOWIE, BULAN, BRASTINE, BRAJSTAJN, BRASTY, BRAJSTEIN, PRAKSTAN, BRAJSTEN, PRASTAJN, BRUNIER, BUDIK, BYNAK, CHLANDA, CIGARELLO, CRANDALL, DACRE, DUFF, EVANOSKI, FERTIG, FIELDS, FLYNN, GALLA, GARDELLA, GRUBER, HANZLIK, HATZO, HAVRDA, HEJL, HEIL, HRONEK, JEDLICKA, JERMANN, JICHA, KARL, KEHDER, KESTRANEK, KIMPEL, KOCH, KOLAR, KONDAS, KRAKOWSKI, KUNESH, KUNES, KVET, LELAND, LIST, LISY, LOWEL, LOWELL, MADDOX, MARCINKO, MARTON, MILLER, MUETZEL, MUSSO, NEWMAN, NICHOLSON, PALKOVIC, PEKAREK, PETERS, PREVOST, PROFANT, RIHA, ROB, ROLLER, RONSKY, SCHATZKOFSKI, SCHRAMM, SCHRINER, SEDIVY, SEDLACEK, SHARP, SIEBER, SIMEK, SIMECKOVA, SUMAK, SLUKA, SMILEY, SMOLICEK, SOUTHWARD, SRAIL, SVOBODA, SYNEK, TIEGISER, TAJCISZER, TAJGISZER, TELLING, TRITSCHLER, TRITCHLER, TUCHOLSKI, TUMA, TICKNOR, TAYLOR, VANCATA, VICATA, VANCURA, VONDRAK, WIECZOREK, WILLIAMS, ZEMAN, ZUKOVA, ZERKOVA
I am looking for any Kozelka's that settled in Cleveland, OH, from Bohemia. I have info that Frank Kozelka came from Pisek, Bohemia, and I assume the entire Kozelka family came from that area, also. The male names are: Vavlav (aka: James, Wencel, Wenceslaus), Frank (aka: Frantisek), Joseph (aka: Josef), James, Charles, Anton, Edward. The female names are: Marie (Mary), Antionette (Nettie), Lillian, Barbara, Anna, Stella, Josephine. The following surnames are linked to the Kozelka's that settled in Cleveland, OH, in the late 1800's & early 1900's. I have 14 different lines of Kozelka's in Cleveland with plenty of records, i.e., Birth, Marriage, & Obituaries & Cuyahoga County Census copies. If you have any of the following names that married into the Kozelka family, please contact me to solve the puzzle & connect all these lines. I'm looking for the person who posted the following info on Anthony Kral. The email address is no longer any good, as the email I sent was returned. I Have info on this Kral the person listed from Bohemia and I am a cousin to the person who listed this info through the Kozelka line. Both Kozelka & Kral settled in Cleveland, Ohio. Here's the posting on the Czech site: Researching Anton Kral, emigrated from Prague in the early 1900's/late 1800's. Eventually settled in Cleveland, Ohio. Son named Edward. Grandson named Thomas (my dad). That's all I know, can anybody help? Sent by scral@exis.net - Posted 13 March 1997 Thanx a bunch!
email: Laurie Ann (Kozelka) Bieber -
LABieber@aol.com - Posted 06 April 1999

Researching: HENDRIKS, KOSAR, PEKAR, VOPATA
Bessie (Elizabeth?) Hendriks came to the US from a large family in Prague in the early 1900's. She was sent to live in Willow Springs, IL with her aunt and uncle, and later married James Kosar. James Kosar had a Schwinn bicycle shop on Western Avenue in Chicago. They had a daughter Louise Kosar who married Arthur Pekar. Arthur Pekar lived next door to Louise on Western Avenue. He was the only son of Marie Vopata and ? Pekar. Can anyone provide further information regarding these families?
email: Nancy Fewkes -
nfewkes@popmail.colum.edu - Posted 05 April 1999

Researching: PTACEK, PTACKOVA, TOMECEK, TOMECKOVA, CIZOVA, STRNAD, STRNADOVA, CIZ
I'm looking for information about my ancestors in, and around, Studlov (eastern Moravia). Matous Ptacek (my g.g.grandfather) was born about 1820 in Studlov. He married Anna Tomeckova and they gave birth to Jan Ptacek on 26 March 1844. Jan married Anna Cizova (born 1 Nov 1850) and their third child, George (born 8 Aug 1886), was my grandfather. My grandmother, Frantiska (Strnadova) Ptackova, was born in Studlov on 24 March 1895. Her parents were Joseph Strnad (born 7 Mar 1860) and Katerina Strnadova (born 12 May 1860). I would like to hear from descendants of the above named people, as well as people researching these names. Other related names Tomecek, Ciz. Thank you.
email: Paul Ptacek -
bptacek@tznet.com - Posted 05 April 1999

Researching: PLECHATY, FINGERHUT
I am researching my paternal grandparents, Joseph and Marie Plechty, who came to the US from CZ in 1907 or 08. They both were born in Kladno, CZ. They initially settled in Chicago and then later lived in Cicero, Illinois. Philip (Filip) Plechaty, my great grandfather, immigrated around the same time. He was born in Horovice, Moravia. His first wife, who was also named Marie, died and he remarried a second women whose name was Fingerhut. They also lived in Cicero, Illinois. I am interested in any infomation concerning CZ ancestors.
email: Bill Plechaty -
mrwdplec@msn.com - Posted 05 April 1999

Researching: BRABEC, BROBITZ, KUDEC, KUDECK, NELSON, KIRAL
Searching for information regarding Frank Brabec, born 1849, Bohemia, died in Winona, Minnesota in 1880. He was killed when involved in a accident while driving home in his buggy. He was married to Elizabeth ? and when they came to the US they had a daughter name Rose, age unknown. In l878 they had a son (Frank) who was born Jan. 1 or 4th l878. He married a Caroline Nelson on July 3, l902 in Houston, Minnesota. The last name on the marriage liscense was spelled "Brobitz". He died on Sept. 17, 1950. I did find some information that says that Elizabeth was daughter of Ann Kudec (Kudeck). Elizabeth married a Joseph Kiral after Frank Srs. death and they also stayed in the Winona area. If anyone can help with any information, pleasecontact me. Thank you!
email: -
Bondojoy@aol.com - Posted 05 April 1999

Researching: SIROVY, LUCAS, HOMALKA
I am looking information about the family of Joseph Sirovy, born Feb. 2, 1853 in Bohemia, father Joseph Sirovy, mother Anna, and Josephine Lucas, born May 2,1863 in Marovia. Her father was Cenek Lucas, born Mar. 5, 1839 and her mother was Josephine Homalka, born May 16, 1841. The Lucas family came to America in 1869. Joseph and Josephine lived in Panora, Guthrie County, IA. Two of their children were born there, Henry Sirovy, born Sep-29-1885 and Emma Sirovy, born Apr-4-1887. They later moved to Hemingford, Box Butte County, NE. and then to Jackson Co. MN. Where did Joseph come from ,who were his parents and did he have any brothers or sisters? Any information about any Sirovy family, the Sirovy name or history will be appreciated. Will share what information I have about their descendants.
email: Richard Canaday -
rcanaday@brookings.net - Posted 05 April 1999

Researching: RIHA
Looking for information about Jan (John) Riha who immigrated to Canada between 1910 - 1920 and settled in a place called Jeanette's Creek, in the county of Kent, in the province of Ontario (southwestern Ontario to be exact). He used to visit the Czech Republic annually to see family/friends between 1980 - 1995. My grandfather was born in the early 1900's and died early in 1995. Any information would be helpful. Thank you,
email: Nancy -
ceceriha@hotmail.com - Posted 03 April 1999

Researching: ADAMEK, BRANDA, HEINZE, HOREJSI, JIRIK, JIRICEK, MARES, REZAC, SKALICKY, STANKA, STREBA, SVATY, SVOBODA, TALSKEY, TOMSU, UHER, URBAN, ZAKOVEC, ZAVESKY, ZVOLANEK
I am researching the following surnames originally from Bohemia. Adamek, Branda, Heinze, Horejsi, Jirik, Jiricek, Mares, Rezac, Skalicky, Stanka, Streba, Svaty, Svoboda, Talskey, Tomsu, Uher, Urban, Zakovec, Zavesky & Zvolanek. The Adamek, Streba and Uher families came from a small village Kluky about five miles from Pisek. The Branda family came from Holice in the eastern part of Bohemia. Zavesky from Drazic. Any information on these surnames would be appreciated.
email: -
MABesthorn@aol.com - Posted 03 April 1999

Researching: HORAZDOVSKY
I am searching for information regarding the Bohemian side of my family line. All the information that I have is that my grandfather's grandfather and grandmother were born in Prague, Bohemia in 1852. Their names were Joseph and Anna Horazdovsky. I know they resided somewhere in Wisconsin. After the death of Joseph, Anna married Frank Meyers and settled in Chicago / Berwyn . Anna and Joseph had 3 children, Robert, Elsie, and Mildred. Anna and Frank had a son, Frank.
email: George Owens -
BeenThere@Ameritech.net - Posted 03 April 1999

Researching: BOBLITZ, BOBLITT
I have been searching everywhere. I do know that the family immigrated from Prague and spelled there name Boblitz until they reached the states then they droped the Z and added a T.
email: -
Dbford47@aol.com - Posted 03 April 1999

Researching: BLASKA, BLASCHKE, BLASCHKA, VAGNER, SKALITZKY
Looking for genealogy of Johann Blaska (born Blaschke, also Blaschka) in Horni Houzovec, formerly Hertersdorf, on May 23, 1818. His father was Jan Blaschke, born May 24, 1795. His mother was Katerina Vagner. Johann married Barbara Skalitzky, also of Hertersdorf. They emigrated to the U.S. in 1852, arriving in October on the S.S. Jason, with three daughters, Johanna, Rosali, and Maria, who -- the last of which died shortly after arrival. Their Austro- Hungarian passport is dated 21 September 1852. They left the railroad station at Prague on October 10 to travel to Bremen for passage. Arrived in New York on December 7, 1852, aboard the ship the Jason.
email: -
BlaskaD@aol.com - Posted 03 April 1999

Researching: STRANGLER, GREGOR
We are looking for any information concerning Stanglers that came from Michelsdorf, Bohemia. My grandfather Emil Stangler immigrated from there in 1882. His father's name was Vingert Stangler and mother's name was Mela Gregor.
email: David T. Stangler -
stangler@trilobyte.net - Posted 02 April 1999

Researching: BLAHNIK
My paternal great-grandparents were Blahniks. They settled in the Upper Pennisula of Michigan in the mid-1800's. Any knowledge of this family out there?
email: Holly Edgell -
hedgell@yahoo.com - Posted 02 April 1999

Researching: SPORCK
Researching the name Sporck which is my maiden name. Anybody knows if there are still people living there with that surname? Anybody knows where Count Sporkc came from in Germany? Any details greatly appreciated.
email: Elly -
hermanspam@global.net.au - Posted 02 April 1999

Researching: PAUKERT
I would like to hear from anyone with information on Paukert family histories, either in North America, and/or originating in Bohemia. I have knowledge of the name in the Litomysl/Lankroun area around 1850. I am especially interested in any information on ancestors (or descendants) of Wencl and Anne Paukert who came to the Blooming Prairie, MN area around 1872 from Litomysl, Bohemia.
email: Gary Paukert -
paukertg@cadvision.com - Posted 02 April 1999

Researching: SLOVACEK, ROUZPAN, JELINEK
I am searching for the Slovacek family from Rouchovany, Moravia, Czechoslovakia. Frank Slovacek married Tony Rouzpan, parents of Anton Slovacek born 21 april, 1869, married Leona Jelinek born 15 oct, 1872, immigrated to Oklahoma in 1903.
email: Connie Slovacek Shaffer -
rcrhumbo@rmi.net - Posted 02 April 1999

Researching: EHRLICH
I wish to register my family name, Ehrlich. The Ehrlichs lived in the village of Blottendorf, close to the town of Haida, in northern Bohemia in the late 1700's and early 1800's.In the 1840's or 1850's My grandfather's grandfather's grandfather moved to Temesvar, Hungary, by that time like Bohemia and other Central European countries, a part of The Austrian Empire. I'm searching for Ehrlichs or relatives to Ehrlichs, those who probably stayed and lived in Blottendorf or other parts of Bohemia until 1945, when most of the German speaking population had to leave Bohemia as well.
email: Paul Ehrlich -
paulehrlich@hotmail.com - Posted 02 April 1999

Researching: KANTA, RUSINSKY
Please add my grandmother's name & village to your list. Maiden name - Kanta, First name - Maria Birthplace - Hradka u Susice (sp?) in Bohemia Moved to Prague as young girl & came to America early this century. Married John Rusinsky in New York.
email: -
Bridgbldr@aol.com - Posted 02 April 1999

Researching: ZUPKO
Looking for family of John Zupko, lived in Egres, CZ. Had four sisters.
email: Jackie Hutchinson -
rh1651@bellatlantic.net - Posted 02 April 1999

Researching: MATEJKA, KUNC
Vaclav Matejka (b:1835 - d:1886) married Antonie Kunc (b:1850 - d: 1932) in or near Des Moines, Jones County, IA in 1868. We know that Antonie came from Roven, Vamberk, Bohemia and her father's name is Josef. Vaclav's mother is Katie who was born in 1792. They moved to Saline County, NE in 1872. We would like to learn where he came from & if there are any sibling relatives living here with whom we could get in touch.
email: D.Dorman -
TRIPLEDE@aol.com - Posted 02 April 1999

Researching: MAGID
I am trying to research the community of Prestice, specifically as it relates to the former Jewish community.
email: Rabbi Avi Magid -
temple-e@pixi.com - Posted 02 April 1999

Researching: BARONAK
I'm not really sure where to start on this search. My father's name was Stephen Baronak and he immigrated to the states back in the 20's when he was 16. I have his passport, which of course is in Czech, I believe, but there is no one left who can translate it. Perhaps if that could be done it would be extremely helpful. Unfortunately, Dad passed away a few years ago, but even when alive talked very little about his life in Czech., so have little information to go on.
email: -
GPrasad777@AOL.com - Posted 02 April 1999

Researching: POZDENA
My family surname is Pozdena, from Hradec Kralove in Bohemia. We currently live in Portland, Oregon. I believe that there are only two distinct American families with this last name.
email: Randall J. Pozdena, PhD -
pozdena@portland.econw.com - Posted 01 April 1999

Researching: KOBLISKA
I am researching any history on the surname, Kobliska. Also, any family tree would be helpful.
email: Patricia Gibbs -
paulamail@aol.com - Posted 01 April 1999

Researching: MISEK
I am looking for any information on the surname Misek. My grandparents were Frank and Lottie Misek and lived in Chicago in the early part of the 1900s and then moved to Vermont. They had four children (Charlotte, Gladys, Dorothy and Roy). They have both been dead for more than 25 years and there does not seem to be alot of information in the family about geneology or heritage. Any clues would be appreciated.
email: Patricia Misek -
misek@vianet.on.ca - Posted 01 April 1999

Researching: HANZELKA
Looking for information on the Hanzelka Family. Jacob and Teresa Hanzelka (her maiden Name, not related before marriage) came to United States in the year 1880. The were both born in Libast, Bohemia.
email: Vern Barlow -
vlbar@greatnorthern.net - Posted 01 April 1999

Researching: LID, GLAVASS, HOJAC, NAVRATL, BLECHA
Researching the names Lid and Gavlass from the towns or villages Klouky or Kokeni near Pisek. Also the names Hojac, Navratil and Blecha from Drazkovicich near Brno. Any help will be greatly appreciated. Dekuji vam a Na shledanou.
email: Robert Lid -
RGLID@worldnet.att.net - Posted 01 April 1999

Researching: RADOUSH, BRENEK, SCHILLER, PLISKA, MACHACKOVA, PLISKA, PRESLER
Bedrich Radousg, Jimrov, Came to US to Silver Lake, Minnesota. His Wife, Frantiska Brenek, Solkovec, Moravia. Anna Schiller, Frysava, Moravia. His Father and Mother Rudolf Schiller, Cikanka, Bohemia, and Marie Pliska, Frysava, Moravia. Rudolf Schiller Father and Mother, Frantisek Schiller, Cikanka, Bohemia and Frantiska Machackova, Svratouch, Bohemia. Marie Pliska Father and Mother, Joseph Pliska, and Vincencia Presler. Schiller also Immigrated to the US to Silver Lake, Minnesota. I both have Information, and of course need information.
email: Tim Rosenlof -
rosenlof@uswest.net - Posted 01 April 1999

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