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The family of Gyorgy Kopcsak

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First Generation

1. Gyorgy Kopcsak, son of unrecorded parents ( ) and not known to the author, was born year unknown. He died year unknown. He was married year unknown to Katherine (Unknown), born circa 1793. Katherine (Unknown) died Tuesday 07 May 1844.

Children:

  • i. Gyorgy Kopcsak ( 2 ) Born __ circa 1812. Died __ ___ ____.
  • Second Generation

    2. Gyorgy Kopcsak, son of Gyorgy Kopcsak ( 1 ) and Katherine (Unknown), was born circa 1812. He died year unknown. He was married Monday 15 July 1844 to Karalin Pocsatko, born circa 1814. Karalin Pocsatko died Wednesday 01 December 1847. They were married in St. Demetrius, Porac, Slovakia.

    He was married second Tuesday 18 January 1848 to Anna Andrajko, born circa 1824. Anna Andrajko died year unknown.

    Witnesses at the marriage of George and Katherine were George Midlick and Jacob Gyuricia.

    Children:

  • i. Mathias Kopcsak ( 3 ) Born 21 January 1845. Died 14 March 1927.
  • ii. Zioff Kopcsak ( 4 ) Born 08 April 1847. Died 30 January 1848.
  • Third Generation

    3. Mathias Kopcsak, son of Gyorgy Kopcsak ( 2 ) and Karalin Pocsatko, was born Tuesday 21 January 1845 in Porac, Slovakia. He died Monday 14 March 1927 in Porac, Slovakia. He was 82 years old at his death. He was married Monday 02 October 1871 to Anna Kovaly, born circa 1848. Anna Kovaly died Monday 15 November 1880. They were married in St. Demetrius, Porac, Slovakia.

    Anna was married previously to a man named Galajda and was a widow when she married Mathias.

    Anna died giving birth to her son, Demetrius, and was buried on 07 November 1880 in Porac, Slovakia. Her son, Demetrius, died a few weeks later.

    He was married second Monday 24 January 1881 to Maria Czebulya, born Wednesday 24 September 1857. Maria Czebulya died at an age of 80 years Friday 04 March 1938.

    Mathias was baptized at Saint Demetrius Greek Catholic Church in Porac, Slovakia. His godparents were Michal Liska and and Maria Czebulya.

    Mathias died of maras senilis and was buried at Porac, Slovakia, on 16 March 1927.

    Maria was born in Porac, Slovakia, the daughter of Demetrius Czebulya and Maria Hvarim. She was baptized at Saint Demetrius Church in Porac, Slovakia, on 27 September 1857. Her godparents were Mathias Kaffan and Anna Szupak. At the time of her birth, her family lived at Porac #11.

    Maria and Mathias were married at Saint Demetrius Greek Catholic Church in Porac, Slovakia. Witnesses at their marriage were John Korchnyak and John Macala.

    Maria died of maraimus senelis and was buried at Porac, Slovakia, on 04 March 1938. Father Paulus Russnak officiated at the funeral.

    At the time of her death she lived at Porac #42.

    Children:

  • i. Anna Kopcsak ( 5 ) Born 23 January 1873. Died __ ___ ____.
  • ii. Joannes Kopcsak ( 6 ) Born 13 July 1875. Died 23 July 1875.
  • iii. Joannes Kopcsak ( 7 ) Born 12 June 1876. Died 06 December 1878.
  • iv. Catherina Kopcsak ( 8 ) Born 26 December 1878. Died 27 June 1879.
  • v. Demetrius Kopcsak ( 9 ) Born 05 November 1880. Died 29 November 1880.
  • vi. Andrew Kopchak ( 10 ) Born 29 November 1881. Died 15 September 1957.
  • vii. Maria Kopcsak ( 11 ) Born __ circa 1883. Died 13 December 1884.
  • 4. Zioff Kopcsak, daughter of Gyorgy Kopcsak ( 2 ) and Karalin Pocsatko, was born Thursday 08 April 1847 in Porac, Slovakia. She died Sunday 30 January 1848 in Porac, Slovakia. She was less than a year old at her death.

    Zioff was baptized at Saint Demetrius Greek Catholic Church in Porac, Slovakia. Her godparents were Janos Bilpuch and Maria Bakoss.

    Fourth Generation

    5. Anna Kopcsak, daughter of Mathias Kopcsak ( 3 ) and Anna Kovaly, was born Thursday 23 January 1873 in Porac, Slovakia. She died year unknown. She was married year unknown to (Unknown) Bellej, born year unknown. (Unknown) Bellej died year unknown.

    Anna was baptized at Saint Demetrius Greek Catholic Church in Porac, Slovakia, on 26 January 1873. Her godparents were Josephus Kinik and Catherina Vrabely.

    6. Joannes Kopcsak, son of Mathias Kopcsak ( 3 ) and Anna Kovaly, was born Tuesday 13 July 1875 in Porac, Slovakia. He died Wednesday 23 July 1875 in Porac, Slovakia. He was less than one year old at his death.

    Joannes was baptized at Saint Demetrius Greek Catholic Church in Porac, Slovakia, on 18 July 1875. His godparents were Joseph Kinik and Catherina Vrabely.

    Joannes is buried in Porac, Slovakia.

    7. Joannes Kopcsak, son of Mathias Kopcsak ( 3 ) and Anna Kovaly, was born Monday 12 June 1876 in Porac, Slovakia. He died Friday 06 December 1878 in Porac, Slovakia. He was 2 years old at his death.

    Named after his older brother who died before his first birthday, Joannes was baptized at Saint Demetrius Greek Catholic Church, Porac, Slovakia, on 16 June 1876. His godparents were Joseph Kinik and Catherina Vrabely.

    It was common at the time in Porac to name children after their older siblings who had died young.

    Joannes is buried in Porac, Slovakia.

    8. Catherina Kopcsak, daughter of Mathias Kopcsak ( 3 ) and Anna Kovaly, was born Thursday 26 December 1878 in Porac, Slovakia. She died Friday 27 June 1879 in Porac, Slovakia. She was less than a year old at her death.

    Catherina was baptized at Saint Demetrius Greek Catholic Church in Porac, Slovakia, on 28 December 1878. Her godparents were Joseph Kinik and Catherina Vrabely.

    Catherina is buried in Porac, Slovakia.

    9. Demetrius Kopcsak, son of Mathias Kopcsak ( 3 ) and Anna Kovaly, was born Friday 05 November 1880 in Porac, Slovakia. He died Monday 29 November 1880 in Porac, Slovakia. He was less than a year old at his death.

    Demetrius was baptized at Saint Demetrius Greek Catholic Church in Porac, Slovakia, on 08 November 1880. His godparents were Joseph Kinik and Catherina Vrabely.

    Demetrius died in Porac and is buried there.

    10. Andrew Kopchak, son of Mathias Kopcsak ( 3 ) and Maria Czebulya, was born Tuesday 29 November 1881 in Porac, Slovakia. He died Saturday 15 September 1957 in Uniontown, Fayette Co, PA. He was 75 years old at his death. He was married year unknown to Maria Macala, daughter of Joseph Macala and Maria Galayda born Saturday 14 October 1882. Maria Macala died at an age of 56 years Wednesday 14 September 1939.

    Andrew was baptized at Saint Demetrius Greek Catholic Church in Porac, Slovakia, on 04 November 1881.

    Andrew is listed as living in Fayette County, Pennsylvania in the 1910 U.S. Census with wife, Maria, and son, George. His age on the census is 28. Country of birth listed as Austria. Maria's age is 26, born in Austria. George age 5, born in Pennsylvania. Census record number 114-0031-0341

    Porac was part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire at the time of the 1910 census.

    Andrew had lived in several towns in the Uniontown area and spent some time in Struthers, Ohio, in the 1910's before returning to Fayette County, Pennsylvania, where he was a miner.

    Andrew was a member of Saint John the Baptist Greek Catholic Church in Uniontown.

    Andrew is buried at Sylvan Heights Cemetery in Uniontown, Pennsylvania.

    Children:

  • i. George Kopchak ( 12 ) Born 30 April 1905. Died 30 April 1995.
  • ii. Mary Kopchak ( 13 ) Born __ ___ 1910. Died __ 1965.
  • iii. Ann Kopchak ( 14 ) Born 12 April 1916. Died 16 May 1991.
  • iv. Joseph Nicholas Kopchak ( 15 ) Born 13 January 1919. Died 21 January 1983.
  • 11. Maria Kopcsak, daughter of Mathias Kopcsak ( 3 ) and Maria Czebulya, was born circa 1883 in Porac, Slovakia. She died Saturday 13 December 1884 in Porac, Slovakia.

    Maria is buried in Porac, Slovakia.

    Fifth Generation

    12. George Kopchak, son of Andrew Kopchak ( 10 ) and Maria Macala, was born Sunday 30 April 1905 in Oliphant Furnace, PA. He died Sunday 30 April 1995 in Uniontown, Fayette Co. PA. He was 89 years old at his death. He was married Wednesday 18 November 1931 to Ethel Kairush, born Wednesday 07 February 1906. They were married in Uniontown, PA.

    Ethel and Joseph Kairush, husband on Anna Kopchak, were brother and Sister.

    George was retired from Jones and Laughlin's Vesta Mines in Bobtown, Pennsylvania. He attended Saint John the Baptist Greek Catholic Church in Uniontown, Pennsylvania.

    George is buried at Sylvan Heights Cemetery in Uniontown, Pennsylvania.

    Children:

  • i. George Kopchak ( 16 ) Born 25 April 1938.
  • 13. Mary Kopchak, daughter of Andrew Kopchak ( 10 ) and Maria Macala, was born 1910. She died 1965 in Uniontown, Fayette Co, PA. She was married year unknown to John Harim Jr., born 1909. John Harim Jr. died Saturday 30 March 1963.

    John and Mary lived in Dunbar, Pennsylvania. They attended Saint Stephen's Byzantine Catholic Church in Leisenring, where they are buried.

    Children:

  • i. John Michael Harim ( 17 ) Born 14 April 1943.
  • ii. Mary Katherine Harim ( 18 ) Born 26 December 1941.
  • iii. Joseph Andrew Harim ( 19 ) Born 24 July 1946.
  • 14. Ann Kopchak, daughter of Andrew Kopchak ( 10 ) and Maria Macala, was born Wednesday 12 April 1916 in Struthers, Mahoning Co, OH. She died Thursday 16 May 1991 in Brighton, PA. She was 75 years old at her death. She was married Saturday 18 July 1942 to Joseph Kairush, born Friday 07 November 1913. Joseph Kairush died at an age of 63 years Monday 02 May 1977. They were married in St John Baptist, Uniontown, PA.

    Ann's husband, Joseph, was born at Continental #2, Pennsylvania and died at Aliquippa, Pennsylvania.

    His father was Alexander Kairush and his mother was Elizabeth Oras. He was a brother of Ethel Kairush Kopchak. He is buried in Uniontown, Fayette County, Pennsylvania.

    Obituary of Ann K. Kairush from the Beaver Times:

    Ann K. Kairush, 75, of 1124 Irwin St., Alipuippa, died Thursday, May 16, 1991, in the Beaver Valley Geriatric Center, Brighton Township.

    Born april 12, 1916, in Struthers, Ohio, a daughter of the late Andrew and Mary Macella Kopchak, she was a member of Saint George Byzantine Catholic Church, Aliquippa, and 1199P. She retired as a practical nurse at Aliquippa Hospital.

    Surviving are a son, Joe Kairush, at home, and a brother, George Kopchak, Uniontown, Pa. she was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Kairush, on May 2, 1977; a brother, Joseph Kopchak, and a sister, Mary Kopchak Harim.

    Friends will be received today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the Darroch Funeral Home, 2640 Mill Street, Aliquippa, where a service will be conducted saturday at 9:30 a.m., followed by a Divine Liturgy at 10 a.m. in Saint George Byzantine Catholic Church, Aliquippa.

    Internment will follow in Sylvan Heights Cemetery, Uniontown.

    Parastas (blessing service) will be conducted today at 7 p.m. in the funeral home.

    Children:

  • i. Joseph Alexander Kairush ( 20 ) Born 16 July 1949.
  • 15. Joseph Nicholas Kopchak, son of Andrew Kopchak ( 10 ) and Maria Macala, was born Monday 13 January 1919 in Fairchance, Fayette Co. PA. He died Friday 21 January 1983 in Youngstown, Mahoning Co. OH. He was 64 years old at his death. He was married Saturday 15 May 1948 to Pauline Florence Kopchak, born Monday 07 November 1921. They were married in St. Nicholas, Youngstown, OH.

    From the The Youngstown Vindicator, Youngstown, Ohio, January 22, 1983 issue

    Joseph Kopchak; Retired from J&L

    Joseph Kopchak, 64, of 2017 South Heights Ave., died of a heart ailment at 12:30 p.m. in South Side Hospital after a four-year illness.

    Mr. Kopchak was born January 13, 1919, in Fairchance, Pa., a son of Andrew and Mary Macella Kopchak, coming to Youngstown 32 years ago. He had worked 30 years for Jones and Laughlin Steel Corp., retiring as a craneman in 1980.

    He was a member of Saint Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Church and its United Societies Lodge, and had served as a military policeman in the army during World War II.

    He leaves his wife, the former Pauline Stanislaw, whom he married May 15, 1948; two sons, Duane of Youngstown and Gregory of Glenolden, Pa.; a brother, George of Uniontown, Pa.; a sister, Ann Kairush of Alliquippa, Pa.; and three grandsons.

    A sister, Mary Harim, died in 1965.

    Services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Monday at the Fabrizio Funeral Home and 10:00 a.m. in the church. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home where a prayer service will be conducted at 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

    Joseph is buried at Lake Park Cemetery in Youngstown, Ohio.

    Children:

  • i. Gregory Joseph Kopchak ( 21 ) Born 29 August 1950.
  • ii. Duane Demetrius Kopchak ( 22 ) Born 20 May 1953.
  • Sixth Generation

    16. George Kopchak, son of George Kopchak ( 12 ) and Ethel Kairush, was born Monday 25 April 1938. He is living in Laurel, MD. He was married year unknown to Dixie Lee Gilleland, born 11 April 1938 in Pennsylvania. She died 20 January 2004 in Laurel Maryland.

    Children:

  • i. David Kopchak ( 23 ) Born __ ___ ____.
  • 17. John Michael Harim, son of Mary Kopchak ( 13 ) and John Harim Jr., was born Wednesday 14 April 1943. He was married Saturday 03 June 1967 to Gloria Mincin, born year unknown.

    Children:

  • i. John Michael Harim Jr. ( 24 ) Born 09 July 1968.
  • ii. Rose Marie Harim ( 25 ) Born 13 December 1970.
  • iii. Dina Kay Harim ( 26 ) Born 11 February 1980.
  • 18. Mary Katherine Harim, daughter of Mary Kopchak ( 13 ) and John Harim Jr., was born Friday 26 December 1941. She died 20 June 2004 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

    Obituary of Mary Katherine Harim.

    Mary Katherine Harim, age 62, of Uniontown, PA passed away on Sunday June 20, 2004 at Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh. She was born December 26, 1941 in Uniontown, the daughter of the late John and Mary (Kopchak) Harim.

    She was a member of St. Stephen’s Byzantine Catholic Church in Leisenring and its ladies guild. She was employed by the Dept. of Defense and retired from the US Army Material Command on December 31, 1999. She was a member of the AARP.

    She is survived by her 2 brothers, John M. Harim and wife Gloria and Joseph A. Harim and wife Myra both of Dunbar, and 6 nieces and nephews, John M. Jr and wife Sherry, Rose and husband Alex, Dina, Joseph Jr.and wife Cherrie, Michael and wife Kelly and Denise and 6 great nieces and nephews, Erica, Joey III, Alex and Shelby and John Michael and James.

    Friends will be received at the Stephen R. Haky Funeral Home Inc. at Sylvan Heights Cemetery, a dignity memorial provider, 603 N. Gallatin Ave Ext Uniontown on Tuesday from 2-4 & 7-9 pm and until 9:15 am Wednesday when a Panachida service will be held followed by Divine Liturgy at 10:00 am at St. Stephen’s Byzantine Church with Rev. Joseph Kapusnak as celebrant. Entombment to follow at Mt. St. Macrina Masoleum.

    Parastas on Tuesday at 3:30 pm in the funeral home.

    19. Joseph Andrew Harim, son of Mary Kopchak ( 13 ) and John Harim Jr., was born Wednesday 24 July 1946. He is living in Dunbar, Fayette Co., PA. He was married Saturday 01 November 1969 to Myra Badovnic, born Friday 06 December 1946. They were married in Leisenring, Fayette Co., PA.

    Children:

  • i. Joseph Harim ( 27 ) Born 22 August 1970.
  • ii. Michael Harim ( 28 ) Born 11 July 1972.
  • iii. Denise Harim ( 29 ) Born 25 July 1975.
  • 20. Joseph Alexander Kairush, son of Ann Kopchak ( 14 ) and Joseph Kairush, was born Saturday 16 July 1949 in Waynesburg/Carmichaels, PA. He is living in Aliquippa, PA.

    21. Gregory Joseph Kopchak, son of Joseph Nicholas Kopchak ( 15 ) and Pauline Florence Kopchak, was born Tuesday 29 August 1950 in Youngstown, Mahoning Co. OH. He is living in Florissant, St. Louis Co. MO. He was married Saturday 19 May 1973 to Marilyn Stevens, born Monday 13 February 1950. They were married in St. Nicholas, Youngstown, OH.

    Children:

  • i. Randall Gregory Kopchak ( 30 ) Born 24 June 1975.
  • ii. Irene Marilyn Kopchak ( 31 ) Born 02 April 1985.
  • 22. Duane Demetrius Kopchak, son of Joseph Nicholas Kopchak ( 15 ) and Pauline Florence Kopchak, was born Wednesday 20 May 1953 in Youngstown, Mahoning Co. OH. He is living in Youngstown, Mahoning Co. OH. He was married Saturday 05 October 1974 to Kathleen Anderson, born Sunday 09 August 1953. They were married in St. Nicholas, Youngstown, OH.

    Children:

  • i. Ian Duane Kopchak ( 32 ) Born 20 September 1977.
  • ii. Christopher Scott Kopchak ( 33 ) Born 29 November 1979.
  • iii. Rebecca Ann Kopchak ( 34 ) Born 11 November 1984.
  • Seventh Generation

    23. David Kopchak, son of George Kopchak ( 16 ) and Dixie Lee Gilleland, was born year unknown.

    24. John Michael Harim Jr., son of John Michael Harim ( 17 ) and Gloria Mincin, was born Tuesday 09 July 1968. He was married Saturday 15 June 1991 to Sherry Diane Nease, born 11 February 1966. They were married in Greensburg, PA.

    Sherry is the daughter of John Nease. Sherry and John were married at Saint Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Church in Greensburg, Pennsylvania. A reception followed at the Wildlife Club in Ligonier, Pennsylvania.

    25. Rose Marie Harim, daughter of John Michael Harim ( 17 ) and Gloria Mincin, was born Sunday 13 January 1970 in Pennsylvania. She was married Saturday 09 May 1992 to Alex Paul Yawny, born year 22 February 1966. They were married in St. Nicholas, Greensburg, Pennsylvania.

    Alex is the son of Melvin P. Yawny. Their wedding reception was at the Greensburg Country Club.

    Children:

  • i. Alex Paul Yawney II ( 35 ) Born 19 December 1994.
  • 26. Dina Kay Harim, daughter of John Michael Harim ( 17 ) and Gloria Mincin, was born Monday 11 February 1980.

    27. Joseph Harim, son of Joseph Andrew Harim ( 19 ) and Myra Badovnic, was born Saturday 22 August 1970. He is living in Dunbar, Fayette Co., PA.

    28. Michael Harim, son of Joseph Andrew Harim ( 19 ) and Myra Badovnic, was born Tuesday 11 July 1972. He is living in Dunbar, Fayette Co., PA.

    29. Denise Harim, daughter of Joseph Andrew Harim ( 19 ) and Myra Badovnic, was born Friday 25 July 1975. She is living in Dunbar, Fayette Co., PA.

    30. Randall Gregory Kopchak, son of Gregory Joseph Kopchak ( 21 ) and Marilyn Stevens, was born Tuesday 24 June 1975 in Youngstown, Mahoning Co. OH. He is living in Florissant, St. Louis Co. MO.

    31. Irene Marilyn Kopchak, daughter of Gregory Joseph Kopchak ( 21 ) and Marilyn Stevens, was born Tuesday 02 April 1985 in Bridgeton, St. Louis Co. MO. She is living in Hazelwood, St. Louis Co. MO. She married Edwin Kinghorn, March 2007.

    32. Ian Duane Kopchak, son of Duane Demetrius Kopchak ( 22 ) and Kathleen Anderson, was born Monday 20 September 1977 in Youngstown, Mahoning Co. OH. He is living in Youngstown, Mahoning Co. OH.

    33. Christopher Scott Kopchak, son of Duane Demetrius Kopchak ( 22 ) and Kathleen Anderson, was born Thursday 29 November 1979 in Youngstown, Mahoning Co. OH. He is living in Youngstown, Mahoning Co. OH.

    34. Rebecca Ann Kopchak, daughter of Duane Demetrius Kopchak ( 22 ) and Kathleen Anderson, was born Sunday 11 November 1984 in Youngstown, Mahoning Co. Ohio. She is living in Youngstown, Mahoning Co. OH.

    Eighth Generation

    35. Alex Paul Yawney II, son of Rose Marie Harim and Alex Paul Yawney was born 19 December 1994.


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