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Hello, I'm trying to find any information about my great-grandmother, Mary MARSIK, who was born around 1862 in Bohemia. I have no other information about where she was from or the exact date of her birth; I have a possible passenger record for her from 1879 (coming to Baltimore from Bremen Germany) but I'm not entirely certain it's her, as it seems too early a date considering her stated age was 21 - if it is her record, then she wasn't truthful about her age. Regardless, she ended up in St. Paul, Minnesota sometime around 1882 as I find her listed in a city directory working as a "domestic." She married my great-grandfather in St. Paul on November 14, 1883, at the Ramsey County Courthouse. She had five children before her early death in St. Paul's City and County Hospital on November 19, 1894, aged 32. She is buried in Maplewood, Minnesota. So far, I have not been able to locate any records which indicate where in Bohemia she came from, when she came here, and if she came here with anyone else. I've found some records online but am really stuck with her place of origin and, as I understand it, you need to know that information to locate other records in the Czech Republic. If anyone has this surname in their family or any ideas where I may check further, I would really appreciate any insight. email jjlavaque@gmail.com. Thanks!

Contact: Jackie L. , Little Canada , MN

Posted: 12/04/2017


I am seeking living relatives of the Kollar family living in Connecticut (or who did live there as recently as the 1960s or 1970s). My grandfather was Joseph Kollar, and took me to visit some relatives there when I was young, but unfortunately I don't remember where in Connecticut or their names. My grandfather Joseph's father was John Kollar, and John had a brother named Steve. Steve had at least one child named Mary. I think the people I'm looking for could be Steve's family. John, Steve, and Joseph had all emigrated from Vikartovce, Slovakia.

Contact: Michele Redmond , , Oregon

Posted: 12/01/2017


I'm looking for any information on Marcus Tisue and or Mike Tisue, both of whom registered for WW I Draft in Wisconsin; listing their place of Birth as Austria-Hungary (which Czech Republic came under, pre WW I). After registering they seem to have disappeared; conjecture they returned to Europe vice fighting against homeland. I share that Sur-name, tracking the family name as far back as indenture papers about 1712 in Maryland for William Tyshew (on indenture papers), who's parent there were listed as Bastian Tyshew and Elizabeth Nee Hebron Tyshew. After indenture William moved to PA and was a Captain in Revolutionary War, he wrote his name as Tissue. His son James then dropped an S. We always pronounced as Tie-Shoe. My deduced unproven theory being that Bastian was in some way associated with Augustine Herman, the Czech Cartographer who surveyed and had a large manor in late 1600s Maryland. And that our origins are Tis U Blatna or Tis U Chotebore area of Czech Republic. Finding what happened to Marcus and or Mike Tisue or other Tisue's in Czech Republic would really help me get past deduction to more certainty of my Czech Ancestry

Contact: John Tisue 1806 Yadkin ST NW , Madison , AL 35757

Posted: 06/02/2017


I am seeking info on my g grandmother Anezka (Agnes) Drozd. She is prob from Bohuslavice, Czechoslovakia. Prob born on 18 Jan 1888. she emir in 1913 on the SS Chemnitz. We have such little info on our ancestor that any help would be so gratefully appreciated. We have been curious about our Czech ancestors for decades and would love to get to know them better. Thank you so much. Michelle Doege.

Contact: Michelle Doege 111 Hillcrest , La Vernia , TX 78121

Posted: 03/15/2017


I am looking for the family of my great grandfather, Franz Joseph Horejsi, born 21 Jul 1891, in Slavnovice, South Bohemia, Czech Republic. We know very little about them. His fa is prob Franz J. Horejsi and his mo is prob Mary Plovah. He emigr in 1911 on the SS Kronprinz Wilhelm. We have been very curious about his family and why he immigrated for decades. Any help will be gratefully appreciated. As we look forward to knowing our lost relatives. Thank You, Michelle Doege.

Contact: Michelle Doege 111 Hillcrest , La Vernia , TX 78121

Posted: 03/15/2017


Seeking info on Michael Sabolik or anyone related to him. Was born Oct. 3, 1908 in Miroviany, Slovakia. Parents were Michael Szabolyik and Anna Niski. Migrated to Glassport, Pa., in Dec 1920 with mother, who died in April 1922. Married Anna Monigas/Munyas in Jan 1932. Was father to Betty, Evelyn and Robert. Died in 1969.

Contact: Tom Waseleski 67 Pacer Dr. , Sewickley , Pa. 15143

Posted: 02/24/2017


Looking for information on Anna Tkac or anyone related to her. She was born Aug. 15, 1877, in Slovakia. May have been baptized in 1877 in Puste Cemerne in Michalovce. Parents possibly Pal Tkacs and Anna Hakos. Migrated to US possibly in 1899 from Polya Rovecz and married Andras Monigas in 1900. Lived in Homestead, Pa. Mother of Anna and John Monigas, who died at age 2. After husband died in 1913, she returned to Slovakia with daughter Anna and lived possibly in Lesne. Apparently died there before or around 1928.

Contact: Tom Waseleski 67 Pacer Dr. , Sewickley , Pa. 15143

Posted: 02/24/2017


Seeking info on Andras (Andy) Monigas or anyone related to him. He was born May 10, 1878, in Slovakia and baptized in Zalobin, Vranov nad Toplou. Parents were Andras Monyigas and Anna Kertesz/Kerlesz/Terlesz. Siblings were Anna, Janos, Terez, Mihaly. Migrated to U.S. in 1898. Married Anna Tkac in 1900 in Allegheny County, Pa. Lived in Homestead, Pa., was father to Anna and John. Died April 29, 1913.

Contact: Tom Waseleski 67 Pacer Dr. , Sewickley , PA 15143

Posted: 02/24/2017


Looking for family from Central Bohemian Region - Slany, Kladno.

Contact: june ellefsen 205 Forest Ave , Phillips , Wisconsin 54555

Posted: 02/21/2017


From Msec or Tritce in Rakovnik District; Central Bohemia of Cz.

Contact: june ellefsen 205 Forest Ave , Phillips , Wisconsin 54555

Posted: 02/21/2017