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Re: [S-R] Finding more about my great aunt

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  • Barbara
    I grew up in Whitaker, did you try the census there? It s in Allegheny County. ... From: hyperlexiadaddy To: SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com Sent: Tuesday,
    Message 1 of 12 , Jan 5, 2010
      I grew up in Whitaker, did you try the census there? It's in Allegheny County.
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: hyperlexiadaddy
      To: SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Tuesday, December 29, 2009 12:28 AM
      Subject: Re: [S-R] Finding more about my great aunt



      It would have been Whittaker or Braddock.
      Dave

      --- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com, "Michael Mojher" <mgmojher@...> wrote:
      >
      > Dave,
      > Glad to hear you are in touch with your Slovak relatives. I know Michalovce and Bracovce. I have a cousin who is a priest. His first assignment was Michalovce. And for the past 5 years he was the Dekan of he RC cathedral in Trebisov, which is just few miles from Bracovce. From one source I see the surname Jenco is in both towns.
      > I did a online search for Jean Alvares. Problem, there is a male professor by that name and the links to him are many.
      > When I get back from an appointment I will try something else. Do you know what town near Pittsburgh she was born?
      > Michael
      >
      >
      > From: hyperlexiadaddy
      > Sent: Sunday, December 27, 2009 10:15 PM
      > To: SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: Re: [S-R] Finding more about my great aunt
      >
      >
      >
      > Ahoj Michael,
      > Thanks for checking on Yencso, but
      > I have my direct Slovak Yencso/Jencso/Jenco relatives
      > located and am in touch...they are in Bracovce
      > and Michalovce.
      >
      > BTW, you won't find Yencso in Slovakia, as the Y
      > spelling is a phonetic change made at Ellis Island.
      >
      > My Aunt Jean was born near Pittsburgh around 1930.
      > If she's not in the 1930 census, she wasn't born yet.
      > She married a man from New York named Alvares (I would think
      > that Ancestry might have the wedding record).
      >
      > Frustrating thing is, I once found the engagement notice
      > in a newspaper online from the mid 1950's, but can't locate it now.
      >
      > Jean died in Spain.
      > Her married name was Jean Alvares.
      > Do you have any way to search for that name?
      > Thanks
      > Dave
      >
      > --- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com, "Michael Mojher" <mgmojher@> wrote:
      > >
      > > Dave,
      > > Since you are posting on Slovak-Roots I presume it is because of the surname Yencso.
      > > I entered Yencso into the 1995 Slovak Census. There were no listings for Yencso. It gave three alternatives; Bencso, Dencso and Jencso. In the census Bencso had 22 listings in 12 places. Dencso had 18 listings in 12 places. Jencso had 8 listings in 4 places.
      > > I then entered Yencso in the Ellis Island search. There was a Mihaly K Yencso from Yenke, Hungary at age 42 arrived in 1914. He would have been born in 1872. He had a wife, Anna. He listed his race as Magyar / Hungarian.
      > > There was a block of Yencso immigrants that came from Szorocsin.
      > > Yenke had no lising, but Jenke did. It is present day Jenkovce, Slovakia. Szorocsin is present day Strocin, Slovakia.
      > > The Ellis Island Mihaly may be related, but I doubt he is yours since his wife's name was Anna and yours is Susan.
      > > Since you are looking for Jean born around 1930 in Pennsylvania I would suggest going online and get the information for his birth from PA. It would help if you knew what city he was born in.
      > > Michael
      > >
      > >
      > > From: hyperlexiadaddy
      > > Sent: Thursday, December 24, 2009 11:10 PM
      > > To: SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com
      > > Subject: [S-R] Finding more about my great aunt
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Name Jean Yencso Alvares
      > >
      > > Born close to 1930 in Pennsylvania.
      > >
      > > Father Michael Yencso
      > > Mother Susan Andraso Yencso
      > >
      > > Married to Mr. (don't know 1st name) Alvares
      > >
      > > Lived in Oropesa Del Mar, Castellon, Spain in
      > > the late 60's or early 70's
      > >
      > > Died in Spain.
      > >
      > > I'd appreciate any help on this.
      > > Thanks, Dave
      > >
      > > Vesele Vianoce to you all
      > >
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