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  • Scott Stankowitz
    Sorry, someone asked where they lived. As far as I know, they all lived in Perth Amboy, NJ. Not sure if that was the first place they lived, but I haven t
    Message 1 of 23 , Feb 3, 2011
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      Sorry, someone asked where they lived. As far as I know, they all lived in
      Perth Amboy, NJ. Not sure if that was the first place they lived, but I
      haven't found any other residences yet.

      On Thu, Feb 3, 2011 at 11:00 PM, Scott Stankowitz <
      scott.stankowitz@...> wrote:

      > Thanks everyone for the great tips and offers to help. As mentioned, I am
      > not even sure what country my great grandparents were from, let alone town
      > or village. My father always said he was Russian and Italian; but both sets
      > of his grandparents appear to be Austia-Hungarian/Czech/Austrian as reported
      > by the various sources. The country changed a lot during those times, of
      > course.
      >
      > I know I said, "Slovakian", but I cannot put my fingers on any official
      > sources for that. For those of you who asked, here is the additional info on
      > my great grandparents (as near as I can get at this point). Thanks again for
      > all the advice and help.
      >
      > John Stankowitz b. 6 May 1879
      > Arrival acc'd to 1920 census: 1904
      > Arrival acc'd to 1930 census: 1903
      >
      > Mary ? b. abt 1888
      > Arrival accd to 1920 census: 1907
      > Arrival accd to 1930 census: 1905
      >
      > married abt 1911
      >
      > In the 1930 census, they both list their birthplaces as Czechoslovakia,
      > their parents' birthplaces as Austria, and language spoken as Slovak. In
      > 1920, they listed their birthplaces as Austria.
      >
      > Michael Burkey b. abt 1875 Hungary
      > Arrival accd to 1920 census: 1904
      > Arrival accd to 1930 census: 1912
      >
      > Mary ? b. abt 1876 Austria
      > Arrival accd to 1920 census: 1913
      >
      > Married about 1895 or 1896
      >
      > In 1920, they both list their birthplace as Austria, their fathers'
      > birthplaces as Hungary, and their mothers' birthplaces as Austria. Their
      > spoken language is Hungarian (actually specified as "magyar"). In 1930, they
      > list their birthplaces and both parents' birthplaces as Hungary.
      >
      >
      >
      > On Thu, Feb 3, 2011 at 2:06 PM, Michael Mojher <mgmojher@...>wrote:
      >
      >> One. Iwan Stankowitz arrived 12 JUL 1913
      >>
      >> From: John
      >> Sent: Thursday, February 03, 2011 10:28 AM
      >> To: SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com
      >> Subject: Re: [S-R] New to group and genealogy
      >>
      >>
      >> >>> I used Steve Morse���s search for Stankowitz. There were 69 listings.
      >> Without the given name the search stopped there. There were about the same
      >> number for Burkey. <<<
      >>
      >> Were ANY from present-day Slovakia?
      >>
      >>
      >>
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