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10232Re: [S-R] New Member - Grandparents came from Trstena

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  • William F Brna
    Jun 1 3:48 AM
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      Dorene,

      Krasna Horka used to be a village separate from Tvrdos^in but is now
      considered a part (c^ast) of Tvrdos^in, which is 6 km SW of Trstena.

      William F. Brna

      On Mon, 31 May 2004 17:39:46 -0700 Dorene Radmacher <dradmacher@...>
      writes:
      > William:
      >
      > I will try to keep you up on any information I receive. Interesting
      > that the name is almost the same. Is Krasna Horka anywhere near
      > Trstena?
      >
      > Dorene
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: William F Brna
      > To: SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Sunday, May 30, 2004 4:38 AM
      > Subject: Re: [S-R] New Member - Grandparents came from Trstena
      >
      >
      > My maternal gggrandfather, Jozef Ferenc^ik, who was born in 1779,
      > married
      > an Anna Benitzky. They lived in Krasna Horka which is now a part
      > of
      > Tvrdos^in. I regret that, at this time, I have no further
      > information
      > but would appreciate sharing whatever we develop. Liesek is about
      > ten
      > kilometers from Tvrdo^in and is the birthplace of my father, Jozef
      > Brna,
      > who emigrated to the US in 1908.
      >
      > William F. Brna
      > On Sat, 29 May 2004 17:10:55 -0600 "John M,"
      > <jmatsko4@...>
      > writes:
      > > At 10:38 AM 5/29/2004 -0700, you wrote:
      > >
      > > >My grandfather came to Canada sometime between 1900 and 1905
      > and
      > > settled
      > > >in southern Alberta. His name was Martin Miklusek (Miklosky).
      > He
      > > was from
      > > >Trstena, Slovakia. He brought his wife out later. Her name
      > was
      > > Annie Beneski.
      > >
      > > I could not find a Beneski or Benesky in the Slovak online phone
      >
      > > book. http://www.zoznamst.sk/eng/ The "ski" ending is
      > normally
      > > a
      > > Polish ending. I believe "sky" would be the Slovak equivalent.
      > I
      > > did not
      > > locate a Miklosky but I found four Miklus^ek (pronounced
      > Miklushek)
      > > in the
      > > directory. One was in Tvrdosin, which is about four to five
      > miles
      > > southwest of Trstena. The other three were from a town called
      > > Liesek ,
      > > which is about four to five miles east of Trstena. I found one
      >
      > > Benicky in
      > > Liesek. This would make Liesek a promising location for
      > > information.
      > >
      > > I'm not certain how effective a letter to the mayor (starosta)
      > of
      > > the
      > > village would be in locating a relative but I've heard some have
      > had
      > >
      > > success. Of course, since there are not too many listed in the
      >
      > > village,
      > > you could write a letter of inquiry in Slovak to the addresses
      > in
      > > the phone
      > > book and include a self addressed envelope and an International
      >
      > > Reply
      > > Coupon or the Canadian equivalent. When presented at the post
      > > office in SK
      > > the sender does not have to pay for postage. Good luck.
      > >
      > > John M
      > >
      > >
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