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RE: [S-R] Looking for info. = KRIVOHALVY from CzechoSlovakia

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  • Bill Tarkulich
    I ve written a piece on the best places to find that village. Here is the link: http://www.iabsi.com/gen/public/ancestral_village.htm Bill ... -- Bill
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      I've written a piece on the best places to find that village. Here is the
      link:

      http://www.iabsi.com/gen/public/ancestral_village.htm

      Bill

      On Wed, September 12, 2007 10:33 am, Tara Wolf wrote:
      > Thanks!
      > I guess I should start with, how would I be able to find out what
      > Village my ancestors came from? Would that help me locate any records
      > better if I did know the Village?
      > Tara
      >
      > Bill Tarkulich <bill.tarkulich@...> wrote:
      > Ask more specific questions on how to do each task. There are
      > many fine
      > people on this list happy to help you along, step by step. After all, this
      > is a "hobby"!
      >
      > Bill
      >
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com [mailto:SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com]
      > On
      > Behalf Of Tara Wolf
      > Sent: Tuesday, September 11, 2007 4:14 PM
      > To: SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: Re: [S-R] Looking for info. = KRIVOHALVY from CzechoSlovakia
      >
      > I Thank you much for the help and the information.I oplogize for
      > mis-spelling Plzen. I always see a few different spellings for it. I will
      > check out the other forum you spoke of.I will also check out the other
      > site
      > you gave.
      > I wish our local Library offered classes on Genealogy, it would help me.
      > Tara
      >
      > Bill Tarkulich <bill.tarkulich@...> wrote:
      > It seems to me you do know where at least one was born,
      > "Louis Joseph Krivohlavy was born in the town of Padrce" or did I miss
      > something?
      > Is Pilsen the same as PLZEN? If so, you are in the Czech Republic. There
      > is a very Czech researcher over at delphi forums.
      > http://www.iabsi.com/gen/public/toolbox.htm
      >
      > I would still like to see you corroborate this with another independent
      > source, such as immigration records, birth certificate or other documents.
      > Here are some sources (my expertise is Slovakia, but most of it still
      > applies to Czech Rep.)
      > http://www.iabsi.com/gen/public/ancestral_village.htm
      >
      > It is a damn shame your relative won't share what s/he knows about your
      > heritage. You'll have to duplicate this information.
      >
      > I think you can go two ways.
      > 1. Investigate the village - learn about it's history
      > 2. Build a family tree of the ancients - Church records (write to Czech
      > Republic Archives), etc.
      >
      > On Tue, September 11, 2007 2:34 pm, Tara Wolf wrote:
      >> Hello Bill,
      >> thank you for the questions, I would have never though of them. It all
      >> makes sense though.
      >> As far as books, I meant my genealogy binders that has all the info. and
      >> photos in them. Sorry to say , I do not know what village they came
      >> from. I do know on my great grandparents certificate of Naturalization
      >> it says,"previous to his natualization,was a subject of King of
      >> Austria." I know they lived in an apartment house in Pilsen.Louis Joseph
      >> Krivohlavy was born in the town of Padrce and worked in the mines in
      >> Pribrany.
      >> Religion was Catholic and the language was Czech. Louis Joseph actually
      >> knew Czech, German and English even though he never went to school.
      >> Julia Pruner was a pastry cook in the Emperor's Palace and Louis was a
      >> guard there. Julia was born in a town called Skasov.
      >>
      >> When my grandma came over from the port of Bremman, Germany , she was 6
      >> years old. She came over with her father,Louis, her mother, Julia and
      >> her older brother Louis Joseph.
      >> They came over on the Princezz Alice.
      >> They settled in Mason City, Iowa.
      >> I have found on line the passanger lists, Census records and census
      >> cards. I also have a copy of naturalization certificate. That is about
      >> it though. No papers from before they moved here.
      >>
      >> I know of one other realitive in the Krivohlavy family that lives in
      >> Iowa that has gone over to Czechoslovakia to do research for herself but
      >> will not share it with anyone else.
      >> Most of my info. I have gotten from a different cousin in Iowa.She is a
      >> neice of my Grandma Krivohlavy.
      >>
      >> I hope some of this info. I have helps and I greatly appreciate your
      >> questions and any advise on how to search better. Thank you!
      >> Tara
      >>
      >> Bill Tarkulich <bill.tarkulich@...> wrote:
      >> Hello Tara,
      >>
      >> It's difficult to offer advice when you have not explained what specific
      >> research you have already accomplished.
      >> You say have been working on books. What books are you referring to?
      >>
      >> Do you know the village they came from? It is nearly impossible to be
      >> successful without knowing their village. I can comment further on
      >> sources for the village name once you advise us what research you've
      >> already accomplished.
      >>
      >> What language did they speak? Religion?
      >> Did they come with other people? Where did they settle (city/country)?
      >> Where (city/country) did they marry? Where (city/country) were their
      >> children born? Baptized?
      >> What documents do you have?
      >> How do you know they came from Czechoslovakia? When did you receive this
      >> information.
      >>
      >> It takes many clues and tidbits to piece a life back together again.
      >>
      >> It would be nearly impossible to expect anyone on a discussion board to
      >> have photos of your family, unless of course they were famous. So often,
      >> there are no photos. Times were tough, money was tight. Photographs were
      >> a luxury.
      >> Looking forward to your reply.
      >>
      >> Regards,
      >> Bill Tarkulich
      >>
      >> On Mon, September 10, 2007 1:53 pm, Tara Wolf wrote:
      >>> I am looking to find more info. and pictures of my ancestors from
      >>> Czchoslovakia, they came here to the us in 1906, my grandmother was 6
      >>> years old. I have been working on my books for about 10 years but have
      >>> come to a brick wall as far finding more on them. Could I get some
      >>> suggestions on what you all do if you come to a stop? I would
      >>> appreciate any help at all, or ideas. There are only 2 of us in the
      >>> Krivohlavy family that do research as far as I know.
      >>>
      >>> Thank you so much in advance, Tara
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
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      >>
      >> --
      >> Bill Tarkulich
      >> http://www.iabsi.com
      >>
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      > Bill Tarkulich
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      Bill Tarkulich
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