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35086Re: TRISIK/ TRISICK / TRESICK / TURAK relatives

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  • Bette
    Jan 26, 2013
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      Thanks again, Curt. That's good to know.
      Bette

      --- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com, "CurtB" wrote:
      >
      > Bette,
      > I forgot to mention that the name Triscik is still a common name in the village of Jarovnice. It is found in the census records and also in the Slovak online telephone book.
      >
      > Curt B.
      >
      > --- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com, "Bette" wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > I'm so excited that I just found Slovak Roots after listening to
      > > Lisa Aslo's Seminar and her recommending this group as one of the
      > > Best Internet Resources for East European Genealogy.
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > For years, I've been searching for relatives & information about my
      > > paternal grandfather,
      > >
      > > FRANK TRISIK / TRISCIK , a Slovak Immigrant born Oct. 21, 1878-80.
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > What I do know from documented sources/ records that I have:
      > >
      > > Oct 1900, FRANK TRISIK enlisted in the US Army in BRIDGEPORT,
      > > CONNECTICUT USA & served in the 21st and 4th Infantries and in the
      > > Philippine-American War.
      > >
      > > Oct. 1903, he was discharged from the US Army at FT. KEOGG, MONTANA, USA
      > >
      > > Aug.19,1905, married KATHERINE (KITTIE) LEGGETT, American, in AVERY,
      > > IOWA.
      > >
      > > July 2,1907, son, GEORGE NATHAN TRISIK was born in IOWA.
      > >
      > > May 2, 1909, daughter, FLORENCE FERN TRISCIK was born in IOWA.
      > >
      > > Aug 2, 1911, son, CHARLES ERNEST TRISCIK, my father, was born in IOWA.
      > >
      > > Nov. 19, 1914, Frank's wife, Kittie Leggett Triscik, died giving
      > > birth to daughter, Sarah, who also died 1914.
      > >
      > > APRIL 13, 1915, Frank Triscik and his attorney filed papers w/ the US
      > > Dept of the Interior, Bureau of Pensions to have his US Military
      > > Disability Pension of $6.00 a month increased due to increase medical
      > > issues
      > >
      > > March 8, 1917, FRANK TRISIK is killed in a coal mining accident in
      > > BIDWELL, IOWA, leaving my father and his bro and sister orphans. The 3
      > > Triscik childen were placed in an orphanage in 1917.
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > US census records (in Iowa 1910 & 1915) say that he was born in AUSTRIA
      > > or AUST / POLISH and was ROMAN CATHOLIC.
      > >
      > > Marriage 1905 and death records say he was from AUSTRIA / HUNGARY.
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > US army enlistment record said he was born in JERNE SWITZERLAND &
      > > Military Pension records give his place of birth was JERNE AUSTRIA
      > > HUNGARY. ( I have never found any village, town, nor canton called Jerne
      > > in Switzerland & believe this info is incorrect.
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > I would like more information about my grandfather, FRANK TRISIK,
      > > Oct.1878-81 - Feb. 8, 1917 in order to confirm the information that I
      > > believe is correct regarding the below:
      > >
      > > 1. Confirmation of his date/ year of birth
      > >
      > > 2. Confirmation that he was born in JERNE, AUSTRIA / HUNGARY
      > >
      > > 3. Confirmation that ELIZABETH TRESCIK (1877-1931) who married ANDREW
      > > TURAK (1872 - 1952) is FRANK TRISIK'S sister (they lived in the same
      > > area of IOWA at the same time as FRANK TRISIK and his family did. Both
      > > Elizabeth and Andrew also lived in PITTSBURGH, PA and both listed
      > > YARONICE C SLOVAKIA as their birth places.
      > >
      > > 4. Confirmation of FRANK TRISIK's parents names as METZ OR NATHAN
      > > TRISIK & ANNA UNDERICO. They were listed as being Frank's parents
      > > from AUSTRIA on Frank's marriage certificate.
      > >
      > > 7. Any other relevant info regarding Slovak first name & spelling of
      > > surname for FRANK TRISIK, when and where he came to the USA, when he was
      > > Naturalized.
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Thanks so much,
      > >
      > > Bette Triscik
      > >
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      > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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