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Volin, Wolin, Wolyn

I am looking for ancestors of Jan Volin, b1865, in Kozojedy, Plzen region. Par. Jan Volin and Anna Nemecova. The surname is written in successive church records as Volin, Wolin, or Wolyn. Jan emigrated to the Chicago, US, arr. 1882. He married Anna Slad in Chicago on 23-Apr-1885. Any information on his par., gpar., or ggpar., would be most appreciated.

Contact: Ken Volin 41W652 BLACKBERRY CROSSING CIR , Elburn , IL 60439

Posted: 04/18/2019


From around Ledce in western Czech Republic. Seeking others with this lineage for shared info.

Contact: Judy Nelson 11829 Point Blvd , New Port Richey , FL 34654

Posted: 03/12/2019


Seeking info about the ancestors of Joseph Studeny and his wife Anna Zvara who came to US in 1907 from Novy Samechov Bohemia along with several children. Settled in Cleveland and many descendants there. I am great great grandaughter of Joseph and Anna.

Contact: Janis Norton 718 Ott Street , Harrisonburg , VA 22801-3223

Posted: 12/24/2018


Am looking for the ancestral village of my GGM, Rosalia Picha, assuming from southern Bohemia. Born around 1859 to Frank and Marie Picha and emigrated around age 15 to southern Minnesota possibly with brother Joe who settled in Chicago. Married Jacob Bastyr in 1875, who died of typhoid fever when Rosalia was pregnant with their 3rd daughter. Then married my GGF Joseph Dvorak in 1880 and they had 5 more children in the Wheatland, Rice Co, MN and New Prague, MN areas. She died in 1943 in Lonsdale, MN. Just found out from her funeral record that she was from Visny...now to figure out which one! Found her in Visny, Hamr/Tabor! The surname correct spelling is Piha.

Contact: Jody Dvorak 1277 E Cobblefield Ct , Bloomington , IN 47401

Posted: 11/18/2018


Looking for any information on GG Frantisek (Frank) Kutis who immigrated to Cleveland, Ohio appx 1870's. I know he was from Krizanov near Milevsko Bohemia. He came with Wife Marie (Vachout) abd 2yr old Barbara. B 1845 and D 1889. Buried St. Joseph Cem Cleveland. Looking for death certificate. Checked Cem and Catholic churches with no success. Found tombstone in "find a Grave" but no more info. Help if you can.

Contact: Dennis Mulacek 1010 PINE GROVE POINTE DR , ROSWELL , GA 30075

Posted: 09/29/2018


My grandfather Wilhelm Joseph was born August 1880 in (I believe) Gablone, Bohemia, Austria (now the Czech Republic. His parents were Wilhelm Schmidt and Marie Fiedler. He always told his grandchildren that he was the 5th Wilhelm in a row. I had a genealogist do some research and he came up that his grandfather was Josef Schmid, which would make him the second in a row (or junior). He arrived in the Port of New York, on 13 Sept 1906, on the "Deutschland" out of Hamburg. I believe he was cabin boy on board and possibly living in Leipzig at that time. I would like any information on him, his siblings, his father and mother. Ray Sarosy

Contact: Ray Sarosy 1429 Emerald Dunes Dr , Sun City Centrer , Florida 33573

Posted: 08/17/2018



Posted: 07/24/2018


Looking for information on my Grandfather's family. They lived in Stonava my grandfather's name is Alois Fukala born on June 20, 1898 in Stonava, CZ. His father was Franz Fukala born in Stonava in 1872 or 1873 his father was Franz Fukala also. I am not sure but I believe he was born in 1844 to Bernard Fukala in Stonava, Franz the second came to America in 1903 according to the 1910 census and Alois came in 1907 at the age of 9 with his mother, brother and sister. Alois later changed his name to Louis Vogalla. I would like to find living relatives. Your help is greatly appreciated. Linnea Hyder

Contact: Linnea Hyder 5030 Coopers Landing Dr , Kalamazoo , 33 49004-7676

Posted: 07/22/2018

Waczkarz, Wackar

Looking for family members of Simon Vackar/Wackar and Theresa Barta who emigrated to US. Simon was born in Setun/Obora 10/10/1801 and Theresa was born April 1, 1801 in Vrbice. She died in 1837. His family members still live in the Netolice (So. Bohemia) area. After the death of Theresa, Simon married Marie Turkova who is my great grandmother. Their son, Jakub Vackar emigrated to Shiner, TX in 1870. Would love to connect any family members of Simon in the US.

Contact: Magdalen Vackar Marbry 3411 Ashton Park DR , Houston , TX 77082

Posted: 07/03/2018

Vaclav Mazanek and Anna Myskova

I am looking for any information on my grandfather’s family. I was told my great grandmother was sent to Prague to give birth to an illegitimate child (my grandfather Vaclav) but records seem to show he was born in Hluboka in district Chlum, Sedlcany. Vaclav was born on the 26th of September, 1851 and died in Kutna Hora on the 17th of November, 1927. His wife Anna Myskova was born on the 9th of November, 1866 in Lisice.

Contact: Ann Lewis 3709 McLay Green , Edmonton , Alberta T6R0B9

Posted: 04/11/2018