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- May 27, 2013Welcome, John!
--- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com, John Yowpa III <johnyowpa.iii@...> wrote:
> Just writing a quick message as an introduction to the list. My name is
> John Yowpa III. I live in Buffalo, NY, USA and I am originally from
> Piscataway, NJ. I just started researching my family. Currently, I am
> interested in researching the roots of my family name - Yowpa. I have been
> wanting to research both sides of my family for quite some time and
> recently got a packet of research done on my mother's side of the family.
> With that information and the free military search this weekend at ancestry
> I figured I would start. I know that my great grandfather came to the USA
> from Maly Lipnik in current Slovakia. An interesting story relating to the
> name is that the original change was from Joppa to Youpa and a clerical
> error at Ellis Island made Timothy Yowpa and family have a different name
> than the relatives who settled in Alpha, Pennsylvania and Warren, NJ.
> Just wanted to say hello and I hope everyone is doing well. I am sure I
> will have questions down the road but wish to look at all the information
> in the group before asking anything.
> Have a great holiday weekend.
> John Yowpa III, MD
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