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, harrypruner@s... wrote:
> I have recently started to trace
> my family roots.The family
> emigrated to Canada around the
> early 1900's.my grandfather was
> Anton Bollinger he had a brother
> Michael.Their father was michael
> Bollinger,and their grandfather
> was michael bollinger.I believe
> that their grandfather was married
> to a Katherina Jung.I would
> appeciate any information on this
> family line or if there is anyone
> who seems to think they are
> connected.The family settled in
> the province of saskatchewan,in
> Canada .My grandfather Anton
> married Katherine Jerhoff,his
> brother married her sister
> Magdelina Jerhoff.Thank you.
Don't know your surnames.
First name Anthony (E) Antonius (L) Antal (H)) Antoni (P)
Antonin (Cz) Anton (Slovak) Anton (German) Anton (Slovenian)
associated with German surnames suggests Austria, Germany, or
If Zchidorf is name of a place, it is probably called Schidorf (G)
Schidorf is a town located in the southern Alps region of Austria
called Steiermark (G) Styria (E) S^tajerska (Sl) and located near
Graz, Austria and close to the current Slovenian border.
Before WWI, the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy had stretched from Austria
to Montenegro in the Balkans.
Following WW I, the new country of Yugoslavia was formed including the
former Austro-Hungarian lands of the southern portion of the Banat,
the southern portion of the Batschka, Bosnia-Hercegovina, the
southern portion of the duchy of Carinthia (Slovenia), most of the of
duchy of Carniola, Croatia-Slavonia, the kingdom of Dalmatia, the
southern portion of Swabian Turkey, the southern portion of duchy of
Styria, and Syrmia.
Do you know for a fact that your surnames emigrated from Slovakia to
Some who seek Slovenia (formerly Austria) think it is the the same
country as Slovakia (formerly Upper-Hungary)