- Jun 4, 2011Karen,
I hope you are still out there.I knew I had read the surname Hurajt
before (Here) and I recently came across the Hurajt surname associated
with my Pilat/Pilot/Pelat family of Cleveland Ohio.
There were some indexed records from Cleveland's Probate Court giving
Guardianship of Michael Pelat to George Hurajt in 1904. I have bee
searching for Michael Pelat for a number of months.
Name: Hurajt, George
Date: March 24, 1923
Source: Cemetery record; Cleveland Necrology File, Reel #040.
Notes: Hurajt-George, father of Thomas Hurajt and Julia Brindza, died
Saturday, March 24, at 7:40 p. m. Funeral Monday, at 9 a. m., from St.
Ladislaus' church, E. 92d street and Holton avenue. 1856 - 1923. Calvary
Cemetery Cleveland, Ohio.
Name: Hreha, George Joseph
Date: Aug 5 1963
Source: Plain Dealer; Cleveland Necrology File, Reel #119.
Notes: Hreha. George Joseph Hreha, beloved husband of Margaret (nee
Hurajt), father of George, Jr., Bernard, John, Albert, Theresa Church
and Margaret Church, Joseph of Arizona, and Robert, grandfather of 27,
brother of Rev. John A. Hreha. Susie Brickrest, Michael and Helen
Kochik, Friday, Aug. 2, late residence, 1632 Holmden Ave.
Friends received at Frank P. Misencik Funeral Home, 1111 Fairfield Ave.,
Monday From 2-10 P. M. Funeral services Tuesday, 8:30 a. m. and at St.
Michael Church, 9:30 a. m. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery.
--- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com, karen pivowar <kpivowar@...> wrote:
> --- On Tue, 9/7/10, karen pivowar kpivowar@... wrote:
> From: karen pivowar kpivowar@...
> Subject: GAMARY/LESTOCK/LESTAK/SLOSARIK
> To: SLOVAK-ROOTS@...
> Date: Tuesday, September 7, 2010, 11:52 PM
> I know I asked this over the years;but, with more people joining I
just wondered if anybody
> knew the names GAMARY (Gemery), LESTOCK (Lestak), SLOSARIK or HURAJT?
> I think Gamary came from Octina,Slovakia.
> Lestock (Lestak) came from Nizna Slana, Slovakia along with Slosarik.
> I'm not sure where Hurajt came from in Slovakia.
> The families all ended up in Cleveland, Ohio.
> My grandparents rented a farm in Ava, Ohio in 1925. The naval airship
> crashed on my grandprents farm in Ava in 1925. We just went to the
> of the crash this weekend. My grandfather mined until the mines
closed. He tried
> farming. The Shenandoah wreck and the spectators ruined his crop.
> moved to Cleveland for work.
> Slosariks might still be in Nizna Slana.
> If anyone knows of these names, please let me know. I would like
> Nizna Slana.
> Thank you so much.
> Karen Pivowar
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