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Researching: DUNKA
I'd like my paternal grandfather's name added to your list. His name was Alois Dunka and he is from Cetoraz, near Tabor. Visit the Ancestry.com Dunka Family Facts Database.
email: Ron Dunek - rdunek99@hotmail.com - Posted 29 November 2007

Researching: KEILICH
I am interested in making contact with anyone else who has a Keilich ancestor who was born in Hotzenplotz. Visit the Ancestry.com Keilich Family Facts Database.
email: Bridget - martinb@infogen.net.nz - Posted 29 November 2007

Researching: Almas
We are looking for the Almas (pronounced Almash) family from Czech Republic. We do not know the name of the town they are from. This is my great-grandmother Sophia's maiden name. Visit the Ancestry.com Almas Family Facts Database.
email: Christina - cgellura@hotmail.com - Posted 29 November 2007

Researching: VISHNOVSKY
i am searching for information on my Great Grandfather, Emil Vishnovsky. All the information that I have is, he was born in Czechoslavkia in 1866. Any information would be greatly appreciated. Thank you. Visit the Ancestry.com Family Facts Database.
email: Jacquelyn Philips - jlp15754@msn.com - Posted 25 November 2007

Researching: ROSTOCHIL, ROZTOCIL
I’m looking for the family of Rostochil, Roztocil, or a variation of those spellings. I know that my ancestor, Jan (John) Roztocil came to the U.S. from Bohemia in 1867 or so and settled in the Chicago area. At some point, he changed our surname to Rostochil, but I believe that we may be related to Roztocils in Oklahoma, Iowa, Ohio, and maybe other places. I’d like to find information about who came to the U.S. with Jan (maybe had a brother named Anton?) and any other information you may have about the family. Visit the Ancestry.com Rostochil Family Facts Database.
email: - LROSTOCHIL@COX.NET - Posted 25 November 2007

Researching: GINDRA, HRDLICKA, JINDRA, JANZER, HREBEC
I am looking for family in what was Bohemia. My great great grandfather was born in Svihov about 1831, named Joseph Gindra. Svihov is near Pilsen. He married a woman named Dorothea Hrdlicka, who was probably born near there also. They lived in Maryville, Illinois in 1860 and St. Louis, MO. in 1880. The family were shoemakers and had a place of business for several years in a couple locations in St. Louis under the name Gindra Bros. Shoes. They may have spelled their name Jindra before coming here. Their eldest son, John, born Feb. 14, 1860 married a lady named Caroline Janzer, daughter of Vaclav and Anna Janzer, also from Bohemia. Another name that surfaces often is Hrebec. Any light that you can shed would be appreciated. Visit the Ancestry.com Gindra Family Facts Database.
email: Steven Buerk - stevenbuerk@yahoo.com - Posted 25 November 2007

Researching: JANKA, CIHAK
My great grandparents were both from Bohemia. Gr grandfather - Josef Janka left from port Bremen and arrived in US on September 2, 1864 on ship New York. Gr grandmother came 1877-10-12 also from Bremen on ship General Werder in Baltimore. They met and married in Ohio. Visit the Ancestry.com Janka Family Facts Database.
email: Sandra Standish-Bunnell - leejs@usadatanet.net - Posted 24 November 2007

Researching: STEDRONSKY, PEKAR
Looking for Stedronsky from Laziste, Bohemia and Pekar from the Karlos District of Bohemia. I believe that Jan Stedronsky (born 1832 or 33) came to the US in about 1868. He married Marie Pekar in 1863. They eventually settled in South Dakota. Visit the Ancestry.com Stedronsky Family Facts Database.
email: Margaret Stedronsky - margs23@wvi.com - Posted 24 November 2007

Researching: PROKOP, HALINAR, HARINOVA
I am looking for information about my great-grandparents form the Kuchyna and Pernek areas. (sp) Mike Prokop born about 1860 Anton Halinar born about 1865 and his spouse Barbara Masorvic born about 1868 and died about 1900 (possibly suicide). Visit the Ancestry.com Prokop Family Facts Database.
email: Martin Ambrozius Prokop - martinp581@hotmail.com - Posted 24 November 2007

Researching: AUBRECHT, CUBA
My mom and grandparents were born and raised in Prague, Czechoslovakia. I am hoping to locate someone who has information on them. My mother full maiden name was Marta Marie Aubrecht. Her dad's name was Frank Aubrecht. Her mom's name was Marie Cuba Aubrecht. My mother was born on April 19, 1926. If you have any information that could be useful or websites that could help me please let me know. Is there a way I could request the birth certificate for any of them. Thanks. Visit the Ancestry.com Aubrecht Family Facts Database.
email: Terry Taylor - terrylynntaylor@yahoo.com - Posted 24 November 2007

Researching: WENZEL
My fathers name was Rudolph Leopold Wenzel would have been born around 1923 and emigrated to Australia in the 50's birthplace registered as Rumburg, Sweden although family was Bohemian prior...any info? Visit the Ancestry.com Wenzel Family Facts Database.
email: Richard Wenzel - richard.wenzel@bigpond.com - Posted 22 November 2007

Researching: CHASDEK, ULRICH
Searching for any information on this name. John Chasdek married Antonia Ulrich from Trtice Okres Nove Straseci Czechoslovakia, in 1870, Cedar Rapids, Linn Co. IA. I would like to find proof of their marriage. Where is her hometown located in Czechoslovakia? They moved to Fairbury, NE and had 8 children. I'd be glad to share information. Visit the Ancestry.com Ulrich Family Facts Database.
email: Kaye - KKCS@aol.com - Posted 22 November 2007

Researching: JANOVSKY
Jankovsky's came from Zaluice, Bohemia. Grandfather born in Driten. Great grandfather was a gardener at Swarzenberg villa in Driten. Would appreciate any information on any Jankovsky's from southern Bohemia. Visit the Ancestry.com Jankovsky Family Facts Database.
email: Ruth Bancroft - rbancroft@bendbroadband.com - Posted 22 November 2007

Researching: KROUPA
I have two paintings that I believe were painted by Wenzel Kroupa and I'm trying to find some information on the artist, his family and the times. If, you can suggest some data bases that might help I'll keep looking. Visit the Ancestry.com Kroupa Family Facts Database.
email: John Ryder - johnryder@sbcglobal.net - Posted 21 November 2007

Researching: DIETT, DITE
I have been researching my husbands family roots for some time and have found them in Somerset and Dorset England in the 1600s but cannot trace where they come from. All the researchers say Bohemia but I am not sure how to go about that. Can you help me. The various ways our surname has been spelt over the years are Diett Diat Dight Dyte Dyett Deight. In 1624 a Troylos Diett married a Jone Edridg. I have always believed the Dites came from the Continent. Thank you in anticipation. Visit the Ancestry.com Diett Family Facts Database.
email: Mary Dite - m.dite@ntlworld.com - Posted 21 November 2007

Researching: NOVY, SIKORA
Researching the names Novy and Sikora. My grandparents arrived in New York on Dec 22, 1910 aboard the George Washington. With them was my aunt Anna Novy who was 2 at the time. They listed there home as Vejvanow, Bohemia, Austria. My grandfathers name was Vaclav Novy and my grandmother was Anna (Sikora) Novy. Plan on visiting the Czech Republic in 1910, the 100th anniversary of there arrival in America. Would appreciate any information on my grandparents and if possible any living relatives that may be in the Czech Republic. Visit the Ancestry.com Sikora Family Facts Database.
email: Dorothy Smith - drthyshadowangel@hotmail.com - Posted 19 November 2007

Researching: TVRZNIK
Researching Tvrznik. I'm researching for information on my family Tvrznik.They came to USA about 1800 to 1900 from Knovice in middle Bohemia. Thanks, all. Visit the Ancestry.com Tvrznik Family Facts Database.
email: - hav.jir@centrum.cz - Posted 19 November 2007

Researching: REHAK
I am seeking information on Rudolph and Antonia Rehak, from Praque Czech Republic, circa 1885, settled in New York City, parents of Louis, Rudolph, Helen and Hilda Rehak Visit the Ancestry.com Rehak Family Facts Database.
email: Richard Rehak - rhrehak@optonline.net - Posted 19 November 2007

Researching: RAMPIR
I am looking for info on surname of Rampir from Heraltice and/or Kaier/Kajer/Kayer from Blovice. Both sets of these families had descendants that settled in the Chicago, Illinois area around 1885. Visit the Ancestry.com Rampir Family Facts Database.
email: - Magnumzzz@aol.com - Posted 18 November 2007

Researching: HEJDA, NECHLEBA
I am searching for information about my Father's Family. His name was Stepan O. Hejda, born September 21, 1903, and was a music professor in the mid 40's in the area of Mrazov, Czechoslovakia, where I was born. He was previously married to a woman named Berta (Bertha), whose father was a police chief, and had 3 or 4 children with her, one was named "Zdenek". The would be in their 70's now. My family: my father, mother (Georgia Stein Nechleba) and three half Brothers (Nechleba: Zdenek, Jiri, and Otokar), left Czechoslovakia in December 1948 and emigrated to the US in 1952, however he never made any contact with the family left behind. I would like to make contact and get to know the half-brothers/sister that I have never known or their relatives. Visit the Ancestry.com Hejda Family Facts Database.
email: Stephen Heyda - stepanj@hotmail.com - Posted 18 November 2007

Researching: PROKOP, MIKULKA
Michael Prokop had from what I am told 3 sons and 3 daughters. Michael's three son's John, Steven and Joseph came to the United States. I believe Steven came around 1910 leaving behind a wife and children. John and Joseph came approximately 1922. John married Katerina Mikulka shortly after his arrival in the US. I am hoping for additional information on this family. Steven Mikulka came to the US with his three children, Steven Jr., Katerina & Lena. Their mother (Elizabeth Polak) had already passed away. She died shortly after Lena was born. I am hoping for additional information on this family. Thank you for your time. Visit the Ancestry.com Prokop Family Facts Database.
email: Karen Prokop - kkprokop@aol.com - Posted 18 November 2007

Researching: RABATIN, CHIRILA, PALKO
Please help us find either the families of Jacob Rabatin, Mary Churila, Steve Palko Listed as Kalava, County of Senica, Czecheslovakia Visit the Ancestry.com Rabatin Family Facts Database.
email: Patricia - 4nite1@bellsouth.net - Posted 15 November 2007

Researching: K0COUREK, FIALA
Researching the Kocourek and Fiala families that came to Minnesota in the late 1800's. The Fiala's came from Oldris, Policka, Policka and I am trying to figure out where that is on the map. If anyone has any advice, I would very much appreciate the help! Thanks! Visit the Ancestry.com Kocourek Family Facts Database.
email: - porkbun63@aol.com - Posted 15 November 2007

Researching: BARVICH
I'm looking for any information on the parents of George Barvich born 1928 in Prague. Was also known as Jiri. His fathers name was Louis and was killed in Auschwitz in WW2. Thank you for your time. Visit the Ancestry.com Barvich Family Facts Database.
email: Michelle - barvich@optusnet.com.au - Posted 15 November 2007

Researching: PADOUR, KAZIMOUR
Trying to locate information on Emma Padour died in 1960/1961 sister Anna Padour and Gladys Padour and brother Joseph Padour died abt. 1880. Emma Padour passed away in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Connected to the Frank Joseph Kazimour family in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. All of the family history is Czech, Bohemian and most are buried at St. Johns Cemetery in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Any help in finding information on the Padour's would be greatly appreciated. Visit the Ancestry.com Padour Family Facts Database.
email: Doug - dougshere1938@hotmail.com - Posted 15 November 2007

Researching: KUNC, REJNA
I am searching for relatives desended from Fred Kunc or any named Rejna from Bohemia.They immigrated to Ohio in the early 1900s. Visit the Ancestry.com Kunc Family Facts Database.
email: - rjrnjr@hotmail.com - Posted 15 November 2007

Researching: KASLIK
Can anyone trace the Kaslik name? Visit the Ancestry.com Kaslik Family Facts Database.
email: - johngretakaslik@hotmail.com - Posted 15 November 2007

Researching: AUSTERLITZ, ADLER, ADAMEK, GRAF
My grand-mother was born Liselotte Austerlitz, of Plzen. Her mother was Teresa Adler, father Lothar Austerlitz, both of Plzen. Liselotte's brother was Franticek, who served in Czech diplomatic corps in 50s 0r 60s. He changed his name to Adamek after Ww 2. Teresa died during WW 2. Teresa had a brother Otto, who had numerous descendants. Am also looking for Grafs on my father's side--possibly a Solomon Graf from Plzen, prior to death in 1893 in Vienna. His wife was named Sophie. Visit the Ancestry.com Austerlitz Family Facts Database.
email: Colin D. Graf - thegrafs@xcelco.on.ca - Posted 12 November 2007

Researching: HANZL, DOMNOCIL, PORAH
My Gr Gr Grandmother, Mary Hanzl, was from Chlistovice, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia. She was born in 1871. Her Mothers maiden name was Barbara Domnocil. She came to the USA when she was 16 years old. My Gr Gr Grandmother Mary Hanzl's father and mother are from Bohemia ( not a town listed) but I believe that they must have been near the above city. His name was Frank Hanzl he was born in 1829, and he was married to Matilde Porah, she was born in 1829. Any information would be greatly appreciated. Visit the Ancestry.com Hanzl Family Facts Database.
email: Sandra Moore - smoore@medway.net - Posted 12 November 2007

Researching: LUPINEK, HANZL
Frank Hanzl immigrated from Livose, Bohemia in 1874. Mary Lupinek from Chlistovice, Bohemia in 1887. Any information about the location of these villages or the families would be so appreciated. Visit the Ancestry.com Lupinek Family Facts Database.
email: D. Cooper - coodi@ttc-cmc.net - Posted 12 November 2007

Researching: JANAK, KABELA
I am researching the Moravian, Boheminan, Slovack backgrounds of the Janak and Kabela families that came here thru Galveston in the 1860's and 1870's on the ships Irma (Iris?) and Wesner(?). I am fairly certain that they left from Bremen. I have hit dead ends on both but particularly the Kabelas. Any help would be appreciated. Visit the Ancestry.com Kabela Family Facts Database.
email: Ann Spacek - almsp43@sbcglobal.net - Posted 12 November 2007

Researching: ZABRSA, JANCIK
Gt.Grandparents Zabrsa emigrated from Moravia 1883,1885. Her maiden name Jancik. Settled in Omaha until late 1890, then moved to Brown Co., S.D. Gt. Grandpa wrote letters to Bistrice, per postal records, in 1900's. Visit the Ancestry.com Jancik Family Facts Database.
email: - philp0717@aol.com - Posted 12 November 2007

Researching: KOLACNY
Surname is Kolacny of the villages of Veltruby and Kolin. Visit the Ancestry.com Kolacny Family Facts Database.
email: - kolacny82@hotmail.com - Posted 12 November 2007

Researching: HLAVKA, SACL
Researching Hlavka and Sacl. Visit the Ancestry.com Hlavka Family Facts Database.
email: Cheryl - ckallis@ll.net - Posted 11 November 2007

Researching: BOEHMER
A search of my husband's family tree has lead me to believe that he is of Czech decent. His father seems to think they are German and that Boehmer is a good strong German name. If, in fact, the name means from Bohemia then I don't think he has a leg to stand on. Has the area of Boehmia ever been part of a proper German nation? Wanting any info. you can give. Visit the Ancestry.com Boehmer Family Facts Database.
email: Linda Boehmer - dananddil@msn.com - Posted 11 November 2007

Researching: BENDA
I trying to learn about the ancestry of my great grandfather Chris A. Benda, born in Illinois in 1874. His parents emmigrated from Bohemia. Thank you so much for any information. Visit the Ancestry.com Benda Family Facts Database.
email: Lisa - liversen@openaccess.org - Posted 11 November 2007

Researching: KOPSA, BAXA
I am looking for information regarding Josef Kopsa who sailed to the USA during the winter of 1867. Josef's wife died and was buried at sea on the trip over to America. Josef Kopsa's story is found in a paper that I have in my possession that was written by Lawrence Kopsa, Jr. with assistance from Jeannine Kopsa. If you can help me in any way I would appreciate correspondence with you. My name if Guy Fisher, the son of Eugene Fisher, grandson of Beulah Kopsa Fisher who was the daughter of Josef and Josephine Baxa Kopsa. Visit the Ancestry.com Kopsa Family Facts Database.
email: - GVFISHER@MSN.COM - Posted 11 November 2007

Researching: KOLAR
I would like to know if there are any relatives of Jan and Barbara Kolar living in Prague or the surrounding area. It is my understanding they, or their parents, came to America around 1880 and settled in ND. Visit the Ancestry.com Kolar Family Facts Database.
email: - nkschlosser@mt.gov - Posted 10 November 2007

Researching: KNAP, BARTA, BOSAK, BOZAK
I am searching for the following names: Mary Knap who married Josek Barta. Mary Knap was born in Caslav in 1832 Josef Barta was born in Bohemia in 1857. They came to the U.S. in 1873 possibly leaving through Breman. Kristena Bosak or Bozak Her parents were Vadar Bosak and Annie Barta. I believe all of these people were from Bohemia. Any help would be appreciated very much. Visit the Ancestry.com Knap Family Facts Database.
email: Norma Barta - nfbarta@gmail.com - Posted 10 November 2007

Researching: STUCHLIK, PETRATUR
My ancestor Stuchlik was born in the South Moravia-Blatnice pod Sv. Ant. He went to America in 19th century and never came back. I wonder what`s happened to him...has he got any descendants? Perhaps...if you know something about this name, would you write to me, please? Visit the Ancestry.com Stuchlik Family Facts Database.
email: Vladka Petraturova - vpetraturova@yahoo.com - Posted 09 November 2007

Researching: STRNAD
Looking for informatoion on Anna Strnad of Drevenice (Draponice), Bohemia.
email: Otto Vavrin II - ov_smcartists@msn.com - Posted 09 November 2007

Researching: PICHA
I am Looking for information on John and Mary Picha of Hopkins Mn. Their children were Emil, William, John, Albin and Hattie Picha, They are Czechs but we don't know where in Czechoslovakia they are from . Also would there be any information on the National Bohemian Cementary in Hopkins . Emil Picha was a caretaker of that cemetery in the 1960's. Emil and John worked at Oak Ridge Country Club in Hopkins Mn. The family home was located in clear lake, Mn. and it was destroyed by a Tornado. I don't know the date. I know John Picha was killed by a street car. Please send any information on how these people came to Hopkins. We are trying to find out if they came through Ellis Island in New York or through Canada. I am Emils granddaughter and Im trying to put together a family tree for our children. Visit the Ancestry.com Picha Family Facts Database.
email: Christine Revier - bluehazeatnight@yahoo.com - Posted 09 November 2007

Researching: KRIZ
Searching for surname Kriz from Prague, Bohemia. Visit the Ancestry.com Kriz Family Facts Database.
email: - PtSiem96885@aol.com - Posted 09 November 2007

Researching: ZWIEFELHOFER, DVORAK, TRAXLER, SCHINKO
My great-grandfather, Albert Zwiefelhofer, was born in Budweis, Bohemia n/k/a Ceske Budjovice, Czech Republic (I think), on April 12, 1866. He immigrated to America with his family in 1883. His mother's name was Eva Dvorak; she was born December 24, 1838, in Prague or Nelahozeves (near Carlsbad), Austria. His father (or step-father's name) was Jacob Zwiefelhofer, born May 1, 1939, in Bavaria. When Albert was 33, he sent for an 18 year old girl from Vienna, Austria, to marry. She reluctantly came to Wisconsin with her parents in 1899. Albert Zwiefelhofer and Mary Traxler were married in 1900 and had 13 children. Mary's father was Remigus or Remigius Traxler, born October 1851, in Bohemia. Mary's mother was Anne Schinko, born December 1850, in Bohemia. If you know of any way to research these people further or learn better about 'where' they cam from, I'd love to learn. Visit the Ancestry.com Zwiefelhofer Family Facts Database.
email: Kari Waterbury - timnkar@charter.net - Posted 08 November 2007

Researching: MALECEK, MATEJKA
Researching Jan Malecek from Heralce, Czechoslovakia and the Matejka Family Visit the Ancestry.com Malecek Family Facts Database.
email: - ltimmons@valornet.com - Posted 08 November 2007

Researching: JANISCH
trying to find information about my father Benno Janisch born 1908 in Lanskrom CZ and believed to have spent 4 yrs in Milwaukie then was deported back to CZ. Believed to have left a wife and children in Milwaukie USA. Visit the Ancestry.com Janisch Family Facts Database.
email: - itscarolengeoff@aol.com - Posted 08 November 2007

Researching: BRILLA. THARTA
I have been researching my mother's maiden name for several years, trying to determine the nationality. Her father was Mike Brilla, born in Austria-Hungary about 1880/82; mother's name was Pauline Tharta also born in Austria-Hungary about 1887. They emigrated around 1900/02 and settled in the coal mining areas of Pennsylvania. The only geographical clue I have to the Austrian-Hungary area is Tovsa. I checked Slovakia surnames but came up with nothing. Any possibility the name is Czech? Would appreciate any help you can give. Thanks. Visit the Ancestry.com Brilla Family Facts Database.
email: Agnes Pavelko - asp126@earthlink.net - Posted 07 November 2007

Researching: SLOVACEK
Searching for Slovacek from Moravia to College Station, Texas. Visit the Ancestry.com Slovacek Family Facts Database.
email: Paul Slovacek - paulandlenore@peoplepc.com - Posted 07 November 2007

Researching: UHLIK, RODEL, RADEL, RYDL, RIDL
Joseph L. Uhlik was born 1841 in Plzen/Pilsen, Bohemia now the Czech Republic. His wife Marie Pauline Rodel was also born in or around Plzen. Rodel could also be spelled Radel, Rydl, Ridl. Visit the Ancestry.com Uhlik Family Facts Database.
email: Victor Uhlik - uhlik@mindspring.com - Posted 07 November 2007

Researching: ESTOK
Can anyone helpt with the origin of the surname Estok. I am starting on a family history, and have scant details, other than being of Czech origin sometime in the late 1800/early 1900's, before my relatives moved to Aliquippa, Pennsylvania. Visit the Ancestry.com Estok Family Facts Database.
email: Jeff Estok - jeff_estok@yahoo.com - Posted 07 November 2007

Researching: KOMEDA
John Komenda, born 1-16-1860. Wife Barbera,born 11-13-1861. Died on same day in Maryland,USA. 1-21-1928. I am looking for any information about place of birth and living relatives somewhere from Bohemia. Visit the Ancestry.com Komenda Family Facts Database.
email: - Jo3ko@aol.com - Posted 07 November 2007

Researching: HABERCHUCK, KURFIST, ZEEDEK, MIKULYAK
I am seeking relatives of my great-grandfather, Peter Haberchuck, who came to the United States from Czechoslavakia or Bohemia in the arms of his mother. He met my great-grandmother, Stella Kurfist, in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A., in about the 1890s. Her parents emigrated to the United States from Bohemia around 1873. Another branch of my family also hailed from the Bohemia region. My great-grandparents, Michael and Catherine (Zeedek) Mikulyak, were from Sambron, Yugoslavia, where they married. Michael and his brother went to the United States two years before Catherine, probably between 1905 and 1910. Catherine's twin infants died in Yugoslavia before she could come over. The Mikulyaks eventually went to live in Punxatawney, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. If you know anyone connected to these families - or if I can share any information that would help you connect with yours - please send an e-mail. Visit the Ancestry.com Zedek Family Facts Database.
email: Amy - amybirdine@yahoo.com - Posted 07 November 2007

Researching: JILEK
I am looking for relative or friends of Frank Jilek. He was born in Partaveiti in 1928. I do not know if I spelled the name of the town correctly. Visit the Ancestry.com Jilek Family Facts Database.
email: Elaine Jilek - ejilek@telus.net - Posted 07 November 2007

Researching: POSTAK
My Grandfather's name is Peter Postak who came to the United States and settled in Barberton Ohio. He came with his brother John in 1912 from a hometown in the Transylvanian Alps called "Nudgrocko" Not sure of the spelling. Thank you for any info you can send. Visit the Ancestry.com Postak Family Facts Database.
email: Jim Postak - jimpostak@msn.com - Posted 07 November 2007

Researching: VITHA, BENDA, KUNDRAT, VRCHOTA, DUSABOVE, KOTNOUR
I'm looking for any one that know any thing the Joseph Vitha Born in 1855 in Bohemia, was living in the Chicago, ILL. later years is buried in the Hunter Township, Jackson Country, MN was married to Mary Benda was born in April 1859 and die ind 1935 daughter of Frank Benda and Kathern Kundrat I'm looking for any one that know any thing about Jacob Vrchota who Married Katerina Dusabove they had one son that I know of name Martin born in 1825 in Mal Hilna, Bohemia buried in 1879 in Chicago, ILL. He Married Marie Kotnour. These people are my Great Grandparents and Like to know more about them, Thank you for your time. Visit the Ancestry.com Vitha Family Facts Database.
email: Betty Kay Vrchota - hillhead@rrt.net - Posted 07 November 2007

Researching: KLIMEK
My mother came fron Radvanice, Bohemia. Her maiden name was Frances Klimek. She was born in 1899. My father was George Potucek, born in 1890, I think in Austria- Hungary. Any information welcome. Visit the Ancestry.com Klimek Family Facts Database.
email: Audrey Potucek O'Reilly - aorclock@sbcglobal.net - Posted 06 November 2007

Researching: VRCHOTA
My Grandparent's came from Hilina, Bohemia I looking for any one that knows of Jacob and Katrina (Dusabove) Vrchota do not know any dates if them, Martin was a son of Jacob his wife was Marie (Katnour) Vrchota, Martin was born in Vrchota Family Facts Database.
email: Betty K Vrchota - hillhead@rrt.net - Posted 06 November 2007

Researching: BARTSCH
I'm searching for descendents of Georg (Jorg) Bartsch, born ~ 1880-1890 in Namslau or near(in Silesian), who got married with a Czech actress. He was a brother of my Grandfather. They had a son and they probably lived in PRAG. I would appreciate any help!!! Visit the Ancestry.com Bartsch Family Facts Database.
email: Tobias in Cologne, Germany - tobiasdahl@web.de - Posted 06 November 2007

Researching: CIGANOC
I am searching for a friend, his grandmother's family. Anna Ciganoc, born 10/13/1883 lived and died in Sharon, Pennsylvania, but was born in what is now Czechoslovakia. Visit the Ancestry.com Ciganoc Family Facts Database.
email: Lydia Strobel - Lls91049@aol.com - Posted 06 November 2007

Researching: KASCUR
My grandparents and greatgrandparents are were from Spiss Lacova, Andrew Kascur, Mary Haky Kascur, Joseph Kascur and Anna Haky Kascur. Visit the Ancestry.com Kascur Family Facts Database.
email: - SpinningJen3@aol.com - Posted 06 November 2007

Researching: SEIDL, SEIDEL, ZIPPERER, ZIPPER, ZEPPER, SCHREINER, SCHISSER, SNYDER
Researching Seidl, Seidel, Zipperer, Zipper, Zepper, Schreiner, Schisser and (Snyder). See the detailed information I have on the Seidl Family of Bohemia. Visit the Ancestry.com Seidl Family Facts Database.
email: Diana Seidl Rensing Hancock - Rensing512@aol.com - Posted 06 November 2007

Researching: PIETSCH, KRETSCHMER, HERRGESELL
I am searching for ancestors who lived in Engelsberg Austria/Prussia in 1800s by the names of Theresia Pietsch who was married to Franz Kretschmer. One of their daughters, Franziska Kretschmer, married Anton Herrgesell. They had a gristmill on their land and a train ran to the back of their house. This village is now in Czech republic. Would like to learn more about these people and their gristmill. I have very little information about them. Thank you. Visit the Ancestry.com Kretschmer Family Facts Database.
email: Joyce. in the USA - joyc@olypen.com - Posted 05 November 2007

Researching: HRICOVSKY, RICHOFSKY
Our family name was Hricovsky and was changed to an easier phonetic spelling of Richofsky Visit the Ancestry.com Hricovsky Family Facts Database.
email: - Lisabsanjose@aol.com - Posted 05 November 2007

Researching: VNUK
Does anyone know the nationality of the Vnuk name? Visit the Ancestry.com Vnuk Family Facts Database.
email: - reliable1@pei.aibn.com - Posted 05 November 2007

Researching: MASILKO, VESELY
Tomas Masilko, born 12-19-1874 in Novy Rychnov. Mother's last name was Vesely and she was born at Dolui Hute. Visit the Ancestry.com Masilko Family Facts Database.
email: Sue Austinson - SunCitySue@cox.net - Posted 04 November 2007

Researching: RAYTEK, CHMURA
My mom's mom came from Prague with surname Raytek; her dad came (probably from Moravia) with surname Chmura. To my surprise, neither of these names are listed on the Czech geneology website. I am considering visiting Prague with my Mom next year. Visit the Ancestry.com Raytek Family Facts Database.
email: Elizabeth Donohue - bizzyb@msn.com - Posted 04 November 2007

Researching: PESL
Searching for Pesl in the Stachy area. Visit the Ancestry.com Pesl Family Facts Database.
email: Joseph Pesl - JRPESL@SUPANET.COM - Posted 04 November 2007

Researching: KOCA, SOPR, SIMICE, BURES, BECH, KOTAS, BECVAR, BECWAR, VRSEK
I would like information on the following family names and villages who came from Bohemia from 1869 to 1884. Koca from Horni Hradiste, Zebnice, Ondrejov. Sopr from Mladotice. Simice from Chotina. Bures from Sedlec. Bech from Kozojedy. Kotas from Kozojedy. Becvar/Becwar from Nezamyslice. Vrsek from Dametice. Visit the Ancestry.com Koca Family Facts Database.
email: Glenn Koca - gjkoca@yahoo.com - Posted 04 November 2007

Researching: MATL, MOTL
My relatives came from Dacice, Mahren / Moravia, Austria now Czech Republic. The names are Martin Matl (Motl German spelling) born 1 November 1852 and Marie Jakubec born 5 December 1851. They came to the USA on the ship Hannover on 30 April 1903 with their children. Tomas age 25 and his wife Johanna age 21 and children - Johanna 2, Tomas 5 months, Josef age 22, Johann age 19, and a daughter Ludmilla age 15. A death certificate states that his fathers name was Frank Matl/Motl and mother's name Frances. The ship manifest states their origin as Dac'ice, Austria. They where Roman Catholics. Is there anyone out there that lives in Dac'ice? I need information on their parents and relatives back from his birth date and her birth date. Can you help me? Thank you. Visit the Ancestry.com Matl Family Facts Database.
email: Barbara Stanaland - b_waiting@sbcglobal.net - Posted 04 November 2007

Researching: KODES, KODESH, KACALEK, PAVLISH
I am searching for those with the surname of Kodes or Kodesh, Kacalek, and Anna Pavlish born 1851 in Bohemia. Other names I am seeking are on my grandmothers side. Her father was James Kacalek and her mother was Mary Castek. Any one with any information along those lines I would greatly appreciate hearing from you! Visit the Ancestry.com Kodes Family Facts Database.
email: Carolyn Mosier - carolynmosier@earthlink.net - Posted 03 November 2007

Researching: TESINSKY
The surname I am interested in is Tesinsky, My Daughter was just over in Prague, and her guide said that they most likely came from "Cesky Tesin" in the Czeck Republic and it lays on the border of Poland. If you could find any thing out for me I would really love to hear from you. Visit the Ancestry.com Tesinsky Family Facts Database.
email: Diane - lowdimills.joz@cox.net - Posted 03 November 2007

Researching: CACEK
My grandfather was Augustine Cacek and he had at least four siblings, Adolph, Emma, Charles and Anna. The family settled near Belvidere, South Dakota and I`m looking for names of their village of origin in Czechoslovakia, his ancestor`s names and the names of his sibling`s children. It`s all gotten so mixed up and I`m trying to sort it out. Visit the Ancestry.com Cacek Family Facts Database.
email: Kathleen Lester - tyger@goldenwest.net - Posted 03 November 2007

Researching: POLYJAK, NEJEDLEY, NEJEDLY, NEDGLY, NEDLY
Names - Polyjack. Nejedley, Nejedly, Nedgly, Nedly, This may be the English spelling. Help needed. Thank you. Visit the Ancestry.com Nejedly Family Facts Database.
email: Audrey - pridyha@telusplanet.net - Posted 03 November 2007

Researching: ZALESAK, SANTAVA
I am searching for information about my grandfather and grandmother. He is Martin Zalesak and states he was Bohemian and born in Moravia. My grandmother states that her name was Mary Santava born in Knezdub, Bohemia. Visit the Ancestry.com Zalesak Family Facts Database.
email: Gloria Nipper - nipperglo@cox.net - Posted 03 November 2007

Researching: MALARIK
Looking for any Malarik name. Thank you. Visit the Ancestry.com Malarik Family Facts Database.
email: Marianne - martobin@eoni.com - Posted 03 November 2007

Researching: KURIEL
My grandmother was from Chomotou. Her name was Rosa Kuriel. Please give me information. Thanks!
email: Sandy Maddox - smaddox7@yahoo.com - Posted 03 November 2007

Researching: HRIBAL
I am searching for the grandchildren of Teresa (Buda) and Joseph Hribal from Prague. They lived in Rockford Illinois and are buried in Marengo Illinois. They had 11 sons and 4 daughters. They emigrated to the USA around 1880 give or take a few years. Joseph may have been spelled Josef. Visit the Ancestry.com Hribal Family Facts Database.
email: Dorothy Montgomery - ladyd_xw1@yahoo.com - Posted 03 November 2007

Researching: LENZ, LENTZ
Raymond Lenz, born 5 Dec 1823 near Marienbad, Bohemia, came to the United States on 14 September 1854, departing from Bremen, Germany. He was married in 1845 to Barbara Fishbach or Fishbath who was born 9 July 1834. With them on the ship was their daughter Anna, born 20 April 1848 and a son, J Lenz, born 1852, who died of injuries from rough weather on the voyage. They belonged to a Roman Catholic church when they settled in Marytown, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Later they farmed in Iowa before homesteading in Spink County, South Dakota. If anyone has any information about this family I would be very grateful and could offer extensive info and photos after their arrival in the United States. Visit the Ancestry.com Lenz Family Facts Database.
email: Robin Rainford - robinrainford@comcast.net - Posted 02 November 2007

Researching: KOVANDA, KOVANDOVITCH
I am searching for any info. regarding Joseph Kovandovitch. He was born on the Kovanda estate in Radcic, Bohemia on March 19, 1865 (or 1869) He immigrated to America in the 1880's through New York. Thank You. Visit the Ancestry.com Kovanda Family Facts Database.
email: Lauri - lauri.chappetta@charter.net - Posted 02 November 2007

Researching: KRUSCHEK, KUBITCHEK, BOSER
Greatgrandfather Caspar, wife Marie, and infant daughter emigrated from Prague, Bohemia in 1869 on ship Oho. Settled briefly in Muscatine Iowa. Then moved on to Pierz MN. A son Henry was born there. He married Mary Boser. Seeking more information about Kruschek's and Kubitchek's Visit the Ancestry.com Kubitchek Family Facts Database.
email: Mary Kruschek - marykruschek@tds.net - Posted 02 November 2007

Researching: MACHACKOVA, SOFKA
I am trying to locate my father's great niece (Jana Machackova) and nephew ( Jan Janouch) in or near Dublovice. My last contact was with the great niece around 1995. Jana would be in her mid to late 40's and Jan in his 80's. My Father grew up in or around Dublovice his name is Frank Sofka. My father past away in 1994. The last time I heard from Jana she was a school teacher. The address I last had is the following: Jana Machackova, 262 51 Dublovice 71, Czech Republic Any help in locating my relatives would be very appreciative. Visit the Ancestry.com Sofka Family Facts Database.
email: Rick Sofka - rsofka@yahoo.com - Posted 02 November 2007

Researching: NOVAK
Researching the Novak surname. Visit the Ancestry.com Novak Family Facts Database.
email: Cheryl - gillis40@comcast.net - Posted 02 November 2007

Researching: CMARR, SMARR, SEBELLE, SOBOLEWSKI
We are finding it difficult to learn about our family history. Apparently the family settled in coal mining areas of Pa sometime in the late 19th century. The only family name I know is Cmarr, my granmother's maiden name (they used phonetic sp. Smarr). She was born in Manahoy City, Pa. She had a sister Helen and a brother Andrew. She married a Polish man, William Michael Sebelle (Sobolewski). Any ideas on how we can get started? Visit the Ancestry.com Smarr Family Facts Database.
email: Lisa and William J. Sebelle - lsebelle@stny.rr.com - Posted 02 November 2007

Researching: HRDLICKA, KOSLOVSKY
I am interesting in finding more information about these 2 surnames from the Bohemia region: Hrdlicka and Koslovsky. My grandmother, Anne Marie Hrdlicka, was born in Baltimore, Maryland around 1915 and her parents, Joseph Hrdlicka and Mary Koslovsky (if I remember the spelling of her first name correctly - either Mary or Marie, I think) came to the US from Bohemia in the late 1800s. We have a baptismal certificate for my grandmother that lists Vodery, Bohemia as the town of their births, but have had no luck finding that town or any further information about this family tree. Visit the Ancestry.com Hrdlicka Family Facts Database.
email: Saron Mack - ukraine@zondu.com - Posted 02 November 2007

Researching: MORAVCIK, MORASKY
I know of my great grandparents, Susan and Paul, whom left Saint Mikulas, Slovakia in 1904 and came to the U.S. settling in Munhall, Pennsylvania. The name was apparently misheard at Ellis Island and was changed to Morasky. Any information other than this is greatly appreciated. Visit the Ancestry.com Moravcik Family Facts Database.
email: M Burke - mickdb432@yahoo.com - Posted 02 November 2007

Researching: PISARCIK
Have extensive information on Pisarcik family from Velka Frankova, Slovakia. Settled in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Visit the Ancestry.com Pisarcik Family Facts Database.
email: Robert D. Pisarcik - Pisarcik@elp.rr.com - Posted 02 November 2007

Researching: PREVRATIL
My grandfather was born in Mirovice, Bohemia, around 1890. His name was Bohumil or Boleslav Prevratil. Is there any information on him? Visit the Ancestry.com Prevratil Family Facts Database.
email: Jon Prevratil - jon.prev@btinternet.com - Posted 02 November 2007

Researching: JILEK
My father Frank Jilek was from Pardubice. His mothers name was Marie. I know he had many brothers, the only name I can remember is Mark. His parents separated and his father remarried. He had a stepmother and half sisters. He came to Canada in 1951. If anyone has any information, please contact me. Visit the Ancestry.com Jilek Family Facts Database.
email: Elaine Jilek - ejilek@telus.net - Posted 01 November 2007

Researching: BREJCHA, BRECKE
I am looking for Brejcha or Brecke, Peter (Petr) who was born in Bohemia in 1835 and immigrated to Chicago, IL where he died 1905. Any information would be extremely helpful! Thank you! Visit the Ancestry.com Brejcha Family Facts Database.
email: Melissa Kindt - melissa_kindt@dot.state.ak.us - Posted 01 November 2007

Researching: BARTON, GROSSMAN, LOCHSCMIDT
I am researching my ancestors history. My great great grandfather was Johan Barton who married Marie Grossman. I believe he was born in Bohemia. He had a son named Jan who was born in Bohemia or Novoselitzia, Galicia, Austria. Jan married Anna Lochschmidt, daughter of Michael and Elizabeth. She was born in Bohemia. They had 8 children and I have found a few baptismal records from the LDS microfilm library in Utah, USA. Do you have any suggestions as to where else I could search. My ancestors spoke Polish. I speak only English. Thank you for any help you can offer. Visit the Ancestry.com Barton Family Facts Database.
email: Marlene Scheffler - kscheffler@telusplanet.net - Posted 01 November 2007

Researching: POLZ
Trying to locate information regarding my great grandfather Victor Polz. He lived in Chicago Illinois. Was married to Josephine Koubsky. Had I believe 7 children, my grandfather being one of them. The census information varies depending on the year. Several say Bohemia and others say Austria. I know he owned a bakery in Chicago and he used to bring relatives over to work for him in the bakery. They all tended to live in the bakery building in the upper apartments. Any information would be great thank you. Visit the Ancestry.com Polz Family Facts Database.
email: Mary Polz Kurzhals - m_kurzhals@msn.com - Posted 01 November 2007

Researching: ABELES
I am looking for information on the Abeles family of Domazlice, Czechoslovakia. They were hop farmers, and eventually came to the US I believe in the early 1900s. Wondering if anyone has any information. Visit the Ancestry.com Abeles Family Facts Database.
email: August Felix - a_felix88@hotmail.com - Posted 01 November 2007

Researching: PROKOSCH
I am looking for information on my Prokosch relatives originally from Trohatin (Drahotin). They appear to have lived in the Trohatin area from at least the late 1600's - until 1879. Thank you for your help. Visit the Ancestry.com Prokosch Family Facts Database.
email: Mark Prokosch - mgprokoscsh@gmail.com - Posted 01 November 2007

Researching: PAVLISTA
My surname is Pavlista from Prague Czech. Visit the Ancestry.com Pavlista Family Facts Database.
email: Patricia Smalley - PSmalley@azdot.gov - Posted 01 November 2007

Researching: BENDA, POKORNEY, HAJIK, CERVENKA, LINHART
I would appreciate anything on the above families. Proud to be Bohemian. Visit the Ancestry.com Benda Family Facts Database.
email: Pegalee Benda - moonwymyn711@yahoo.com - Posted 01 November 2007

Researching: HESS
I live in Madison, Wisconsin, USA. My grandfather, Frank J. Hess, was born on April 10, 1870 in Prague or just east of Prague, Czech Republic. Do your records indicate where my grandfather, Frank J. Hess, was born? Visit the Ancestry.com Hess Family Facts Database.
email: Gary J. Hess - gary_bike@yahoo.com - Posted 01 November 2007

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