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  • Tom Potsko
    Juliana, There are Andreas Families buried in Wapwallopen cemetery. I live in Hanover Township, and work in Hazleton, PA. Tom ... [Non-text portions of this
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      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!
      > Martha
      > --- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com, "Julmarie58@..." <julmarie58@...>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > 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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