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  • Pamela Albicocco
    May 4, 2009
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      Thank you so much for this information. Would belonging to Ancestry.com
      enable me to search the Philadelphia passenger lists? Thanks again for your
      On Fri, May 1, 2009 at 9:25 PM, Michael Mojher <mgmojher@...> wrote:

      > Pamela,
      > I searched the 1995 Census for the five surnames you listed. The only one
      > that had any hits was Kerekes. There were 100 with no dialect marks and 317
      > with a dialect mark over the 's'. I also tried Megaston and got no hits. The
      > majority of the Kerekes listed lived in Kosice and Roznava Counties. Those
      > are in far eastern Slovakia.
      > There were some alternatives given for your four Fedoris surnames; Fedor -
      > 1624 listings, Fedors - 39 listings, Fedorik - 29 listings and Fedoras - 20
      > listings.
      > In order to search the Philadelphia passenger list you have to belong to a
      > pay site. It may be worthwhile for you to do so.
      > From: dovetail9
      > Sent: Friday, May 01, 2009 4:46 PM
      > To: SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com <SLOVAK-ROOTS%40yahoogroups.com>
      > Hello - I'm new to this. I'm trying very hard to find my Dad's family. I
      > know his father, Andrew FEDORIS (or FEDORISHIN or FEDORISKY or
      > FIDORISKY) emigrated from the Bratislava area around 1906 and his
      > mother, Anna KEREKES emigrated from, I think, Megaston Hungary (I don't
      > even know if Megaston exists). She came over around 1910. They both came
      > over through Philadelphia and settled in the Poconos.
      > They both died around 1933, before Social Security, so I don't have that
      > much information. I know that they both had brothers and sisters. Andrew
      > FEDORIS was Greek Byzatinne Catholic, Rite. His fathers name was Peter,
      > and his brothers name was John. Anna KEREKES, I believe was Roman
      > 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 of
      > his 11 brothers and sisters. They were all orphaned in 1933, and
      > amazingly stayed in touch. I have a lot of cousins to report back to.
      > Thanks again for any help!!
      > Pamela Albicocco
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