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Re: [S-R] Bolczar / Bolcar relatives

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  • Don Havlicek
    Are you sure that Gibely is not GBELY ... located in Zahorie, far West-NorthWest of Slovakia? I was there in 1995. See: www.iarelative.com/sastin.htm Don
    Message 1 of 1 , Jul 15, 2004
      Are you sure that Gibely is not GBELY ... located in Zahorie, far
      West-NorthWest of Slovakia?
      I was there in 1995.

      See:

      www.iarelative.com/sastin.htm

      Don Havlicek
      Connersville, IN

      robert_shive wrote:
      > I am trying to "close the loop" on two siblings of my g-grandfather
      > Anton Bolczar. Anton was born in 1866 in Gibely (now Zalesie),
      > Szepes, Hungary. Among other siblings, he had sister Maria (born
      > ~1864) and brother Tomas (born 1858). I am interested if anyone out
      > there has any links to or information regarding these people. What I
      > know already is below:
      >
      > Maria married Andas Jurkovsky in Gibely in 1889. The couple had son
      > Joseph in 1891 (last births on church records are 1892). Andras
      > seems to have made two trips to the U.S. between 1900 and 1906; but
      > it is not clear whether Maria and/or children ever came. I have
      > found no sign of them in the 1900, 1910, or 1920 census, although
      > Andras' brother Janos apparently came to the U.S. Interestingly
      > enough, a Google search on the name Jurkovsky gives many hits
      > relating to Australia.
      >
      > Tomas Bolczar was confirmed in Gibely in 1877. After that, he
      > completely disappears from the church records -- deaths, marriages,
      > and births alike. There is no mention of him in relation to his
      > mother's death in 1886, and the family house, which I guess would
      > have gone to him as oldest son, was sold in about 1894. I have no
      > idea whather he stayed in Hungary, came to the U.S., or what.
      >
      > I have a fair amount of information on Bolczar/Bolcar records from
      > the Matiasovce/Gibely parish plus good access to the LDS tape of
      > them.
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