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Re: Plichta Surname ]RE: [S-R] Gräbernachweis des Volksbundes

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  • Bill Tarkulich
    That was a mouthful! I wondered what ethnicity. Not easy to find, I see, but you ve done quite a job. Most people would have given up long ago! Nice work.
    Message 1 of 2 , Oct 10, 2005
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      That was a mouthful! I wondered what ethnicity. Not easy to find, I see,
      but you've done quite a job. Most people would have given up long ago!
      Nice work.

      Bill

      > The nationality of Plichtas depends on the year involved.
      >
      > The surname is said to first be of Ruthenian extraction, with its roots in
      > Russian princes (Source: Praedic) from Kiev in the Ukraine.
      >
      > A branch of the family moved to Czech (Bohemia) and another to Moravia as
      > early as the time of Wladslaw I or II (Source: Paprockiego in Speculo
      > Moraviae).
      >
      > The Plichta surname was born by a noble Polish family who was a member of
      > the clan Po'l/kozic (Source: Hageka). Po'l/kozic translates in German as
      > "halbe Ziege" and in English as "half goat".
      >
      >>From the first Plichtas, the Tejnicki monastery of the order of St.
      >> Clara,
      > was funded and build in Czech (Source: circa Launam, regiam in Bohemia
      > civitatem). His daughter, Kunegunda Plichta, a maiden from Zierotyn, the
      > wife of Jaroslaw Sterberg from Olomouc (Czech: Olomouc, Polish: Olomuneu)
      > in
      > Moravia, built and started a maiden's convent, also of the order of St.
      > Clara. There were three Plichta brothers in this family; Ziemislaw was a
      > member of the Knights Templars, and the other two; Hobard and Busko were
      > members of the Knights of Malta.
      >
      > Plichta Zierotyn, was a pastor of Proski (Czech: Proski, German: Posen,
      > Polish: Poznan') cathedral during the time of Charles IV (1316-1378)
      > emperor
      > of the Holy Roman Empire.
      >
      > The name appears in Poland as early as 1382; with a reference to a person
      > "Plichta de Bobin" in a collection of old judicial records from the Krakow
      > district court.
      >
      > Jan Plichta of the order of St. Francis, was nominated by the Vatican as
      > the
      > bishop of Vilnus (City of Wilno in Lithuania) in 1399.
      >
      > There are a variety of other references to the Plichta surname from 1409,
      > 1576, 1589, 1618, 1631 and Adalbert Plichta who was a chamberlain in
      > Galicia
      > in 1782.
      >
      > As for my own direct paternal line I have traced it to the marriage of
      > George Plichta and Dorathea Sedlacek on 2 Feb 1766 in Bela', Kingdom of
      > Hungary. I have also found that George had two brothers: Andrea Plichta
      > married Anna Molnar on 4 Feb 1759 and Jan Plichta married Anna Sedlacek on
      > 18 Feb 1770 both in Bela' Kingdom of Hungary. The paternal line is
      > unbroken
      > for 11 generations from George.
      >
      > Today I have found 700 Plichtas living in the World and I have written to
      > each one of them. Only 10% have responded. I have approximately 200
      > Plichta email addresses but they change like we change our socks. I have
      > identified 67 separate Plichta families and number each in sequence as I
      > find them. I am part of Plichta family #1 with more than 300 relatives.
      > There are approximately 2,000 individuals in this database. As research
      > continues, some of these families are linked to each other.
      >
      > My Paternal line starts in Bela', Kingdom of Hungary known today as
      > Kos^icka' Bela', Slovakia, Northwest of Kos^ice, Slovakia. My maternal
      > line
      > is 9 generations and starts with the marriage of George To'mas and Maria
      > Chaschcs Kopko married 3 Jun 1810 in Dlhe' nad'Cirochou between Humenne'
      > and
      > Snina, Slovakia. I've visited relatives in both villages in 1984, 1996
      > and
      > I have a trip planned to return in March 2006.
      >
      > I also maintain a database of miscellaneous unrelated Plichtas which now
      > stands at approximately 3,200 individuals at different places and at
      > different times in history.
      >
      > What was the question you asked?
      > Enjoy,
      > Frank R. Plichta
      > Galax, Virginia, USA
      >
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com [mailto:SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com]
      > On
      > Behalf Of Bill Tarkulich
      > Sent: Monday, October 10, 2005 6:52 AM
      > To: SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [SPAM]RE: [S-R] Gräbernachweis des Volksbundes
      >
      > Frank,
      >
      > Presumably your Plichtas are not German, correct?
      >
      > ______________
      > Bill Tarkulich
      >
      >
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com [mailto:SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com]
      > On
      > Behalf Of frank.r.plichta@...
      > Sent: Monday, October 10, 2005 12:11 AM
      > To: SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [S-R] Gräbernachweis des Volksbundes
      >
      > I visited the site and searched on my surname and found 35 Plichtas. The
      > information for each one gives First and last name, military rank or
      > military job specialty, birth date and birth place, death date and death
      > place and the grave site within the cemetery. There are also directions
      > to
      > the location of most of the cemeteries and some photos.
      >
      >
      >
      > Of the 35 Plichtas, they were located 5 in Germany, 6 in France, 1 in
      > Montenegro, 1 in Netherlands, 3 in Latvia, 2 in Ukraine, 2 in Belgium, 4
      > in
      > Russia, 1 in Moldavia, 1 in Greece, 1 in Serbia, 1 in Poland, 1 in Czech,
      > 1
      > in Belarus, 1 in Italy and 1 in Finland.
      >
      >
      >
      > Now I need to spend some time translating the description accompanying
      > each
      > entry. That will take me some time.
      >
      >
      >
      > You need to register and check a reason for wanting the information.
      > After
      > doing so, it is right there. 10 entries to a page and you can click thru
      > to
      > the details.
      >
      >
      >
      > As I learn more I post the information.
      >
      > Enjoy,
      >
      >
      >
      > Frank R. Plichta
      >
      > Galax, Virginia
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
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