22607Re: Sur Name FEDORIS/FEDORISHIN/FEDORISKY and KEREKES
- May 3, 2009--- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com, "dovetail9" <Pamela.Albicocco@...>
> Hello - I'm new to this. I'm trying very hard to find my Dad's family.
> know his father, Andrew FEDORIS (or FEDORISHIN or FEDORISKY ordon't
> FIDORISKY) emigrated from the Bratislava area around 1906 and his
> mother, Anna KEREKES emigrated from, I think, Megaston Hungary (I
> even know if Megaston exists). She came over around 1910. They bothcame
> over through Philadelphia and settled in the Poconos.We need some more info here. How old were they when they came over? Do
you think that they knew each other prior to immigrating?
The Poconos covers a huge area of PA. Can you give more specifics of
exactly they set up residence?
If you know where they lived, you should be able to find them on the
1920 and 1930 censuses. That might shed some light.
If Andrew naturalized, you should be able to find his naturalization
He should be listed in the WWI draft. His name would be on a draft
card, which would list where he came from.
Give some more specifics, and there is a strong possibility that we can
help work you backwards a bit further.
Also, do you know where they were married? In Philadelphia or in "the
I don't know where you live, but if you live in PA, you can access
Ancestry Library edition at your local library, and you should be able
to find the Philadephia Manifestst that way.
> They both died around 1933, before Social Security, so I don't have
> much information. I know that they both had brothers and sisters.Andrew
> FEDORIS was Greek Byzatinne Catholic, Rite. His fathers name wasPeter,
> and his brothers name was John. Anna KEREKES, I believe was Romanof
> Catholic. Her fathers name may have been Janos.
> That is all I know. Any information you can provide will be SO
> appreciated. I'm just so happy I found this link. My Dad is the last
> his 11 brothers and sisters. They were all orphaned in 1933, andBarbara
> amazingly stayed in touch. I have a lot of cousins to report back to.
> Thanks again for any help!!
> Pamela Albicocco
>[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
- << Previous post in topic Next post in topic >>