- Jun 12 7:44 AM--- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com, roberta kostka <berta54758@y...>
> Hi - I am new to this so please bear with me. We have an ancestorwho has been very elusive. CHARLES LAKATOS was the name he used in
the United States most of the time. We also have for a first name
VASIL, VASILY, WASELY, and WASEL. For last name we have even more
options. LOKOTO, LOKATOSH, LOKOTOC,LOKOTOSH, AND LOKATOSH.
>or as he put on his passport, Czecho Slovakia. We also have two
> He was supposedly born in Leskovitza or Deskovitza, Austria Hungary
different birthdates, 5-29-1887 and 2-7-1886.
Ellis Island Records (EIR) list 819 surnames Lakatos who
emigrated to the U.S. 1892-1924.
Some Lakatos surname bearers were from Hungary proper and some were
from Upper-Hungary (Slovakia)
Karl, Carl (G)
Would guess if he were a Slovak from circa 1903 Hungary,
Leskovitza (misspelled) was Lasztocz/Lasztóc (H), now Lastovice
(Sk) located SW of Trebis^ov, Slovakia and near old Hungarian
pre-WW I Zemplén megye (county)
Part of this megye remained in Hungary while part went to
The Slovakia telephone directory list 1 surname Lakatos^ under
>around 1903. I am trying to find passenger lists.
> He apparently came to the United States via Halifax, Novia Scotia
>supposedly his third cousin from Czechoslovakia who came over to
> He was married to a ANNA RADOCOVSKY and a MARTHA DESKO. Martha was
Minnesota to marry him. Martha's mother's maiden name was Yencho. I
have no information on Anna. Anything would be nice.
>Deskovitza We were told it is in the area of the Carpathian
> I am looking for the location of this tow.n, Leskovitza or
Mountains, but can't find it on any map.
>Czech. area, along with any family members there or who he was related
> I am also looking for any help in placing him or his wives in the
>am just at a lose for where to look next.
> I know this is alot and if this is to messy to read, I am sorry. I
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