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Re: [Galicia_Poland-Ukraine] Grandparents' Marriage in 1901 in Phoenixville, PA

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  • Laurence Krupnak
    Hello Kathy, Rich Custer on the Rusyn Mailing List at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/rusyns probably has information about that family or St. Michael s parish.
    Message 1 of 2 , Apr 4, 2005
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      Hello Kathy,

      Rich Custer on the Rusyn Mailing List at


      http://groups.yahoo.com/group/rusyns

      probably has information about that family or St. Michael's parish.


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      Lavrentiy






      kathyanne_b wrote:
      >
      > My grandparents (Alexus Barna and Anna Kaminska) came to the US from the Kamionka/
      > Zawadka Rymanowska/Tylawa area of Galicia. They were Greek Catholics. My grandfather
      > arrived first in the late 1800s and worked in the lumber camps in Pennsylvania. I believe
      > that I have found the Ellis Island record that shows that my grandmother arrived in early
      > 1901. According to family lore they were married in Phoenixville, PA, most likely in 1901.
      > I am seeking a record of their marriage. My best guess was that they were married in St.
      > Michael's Greek (Ruthenian) Catholic church in Mont Clare, just across the river from
      > Phoenixville. I sent a letter with my inquiry to that church some time ago but have not
      > received a reply. Does anyone have any recommendations on how to further pursue this
      > information? Are there any other churches in the Phoenixville area that you think I should
      > contact? Are these records held in any central location?
      >
      > Many thanks for your help,
      >
      > Kathy
      >
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