Re: [S-R] Re: Hazleton, Pa.
There are Andreas' Families buried in Wapwallopen cemetery. I live in
Hanover Township, and work in Hazleton, PA. Tom
On Tue, Oct 20, 2009 at 1:33 AM, martha.andras <mandras@...> wrote:
> Hi Julianna,
> Its nice to know there are other northeastern PA genealogy researchers on
> this group!
> I never heard of any of our ANDRAS family living in the Wapwallopen area
> but thanks for the suggestion. I will keep it in mind as I search.
> I have had mixed experiences with churches. Some are very helpful others
> are not. I had a priest tell me recently that the church records are not
> for genealogical purposes. We just need to keep trying!
> Good luck!
> --- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com, "Julmarie58@..." <julmarie58@...>
> > Hi,
> > I live in Nanticoke, Pa,which is down the mountain from Hazleton in what
> is called the Valley. Hazleton is at the further point of Luzerne County.
> I go to Hazleton occasionally and a few years had done a lot of research at
> the Hazleton Historical Society. I had been looking for info on Freeand.
> They have a museum, besides all the records a Historical would have. They
> have rooms set up with all old iems like the old cold stoves that were used.
> You mention yearbooks and they have a collection of them for Hazleton and I
> can't remember,but they may have Freeland ones too. I am the President of
> the Nanticoke Historical Society and I got the idea from them to save all
> Nanticoke High School Year books for our society.
> > The surname ANDRAS has been mentioned and I was raised in the rural area
> on a farm in Wapwallopen, Pa. and a family had the name of ANDREAS, which is
> pronounced An-dres. She is a member of my historial and this maybe a
> different spelling.
> > I am so happy that the man who went to Hazleton and Drums had such good
> luck with the church records. I have such a hard time getting church
> records from any Nanticoke Catholic Church. I have started to go to the
> catholic cemeteries and taking digital pictures and trying to do it in rows
> and then making a spread sheet or each cemetery. As a Historical Society we
> get request all the time and we do charge, because we have expenses in
> running an office. The churches don't realize how sometimes you just need
> that little bit of info to be able to go forward I have told them that I
> would voluneer to help them with their research, but the tell me I cannot
> look at the books.
> > Julianna Sopko Zarzycki
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