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Re: Where was Zahorchak buried?

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  • John
    John Beach has asked the Sleepy Hollow cemetery manager if they have any information on how the headstone came to be. No response yet.
    Message 1 of 23 , Mar 12, 2011
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      John Beach has asked the Sleepy Hollow cemetery manager if they have any information on how the headstone came to be. No response yet.

      --- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com, "haluska" <ddhalusker@...> wrote:
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      > Just recieved the information John Q. So who could have possibly placed the Headstone? It does seem like a newer "Granite" Stone.
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      > Stones around that time (1942) from my experience were mostly of a sandstone type that wore rather quickly.
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      > I am sure that this is not true in every case but our John Zahorchak died alone in this country and lived in a boarding house.
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      > Who could have bought him a stone?
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      > I would invite everyone here at S-R to review John Zahorchak posts and follow this very interesting fellow.
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      > The mystery continues.....
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      > Dennis
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      > --- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com, "John" <johnqadam@> wrote:
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      > > Recently, John Beach photographed a Sleepy Hollow cemetery site and the photos were forwarded to Slovakia. It has been a long and bumpy road but very worthwhile.
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      > > Thanks to everyone for their piece of the puzzle.
      > >
      > > John Adam
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      > > ***************
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      > > Hi John
      > >
      > > Thank you very much for your message. I am very pleased. I never thought to get to the bottom where my grandfather is buried. It's amazing and I am extremely grateful to all who contributed to this success. Once again, very, very nicely thank you.
      > >
      > > Milan
      > > Slovakia
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      > > *********************
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      > > --- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com, "John" <johnqadam@> wrote:
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      > > > Dennis et al, after a few months we finally got the document from NY State and it tells us that John Zahorcak was buried in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.
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      > > > Cause of death was cerebral hemorrhage and fractured skull.
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      > > >
      > > > --- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com, "haluska" <ddhalusker@> wrote:
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      > > > > "There is probably no headstone marking the grave site."
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      > > > > Medical Examiner Amos O. Squire/Grasslands Hospital
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      > > > > The three nearest cemeteries are, Mt.Pleasant Cemetery,Gate of Heaven Cemetery,Kensico Cemetery.(These are located very near the hospital).
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      > > > > Other area Cemeteries are:
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      > > > > Cat Ridge Cemetery
      > > > > Dale Cemetery
      > > > > Ferncliff Cemetery
      > > > > Greenwood Union Cemetery
      > > > > Ivandale Cemetery
      > > > > Mount Hope Cemetery
      > > > > Oakwood Cemetery (Mount Kisco)
      > > > > Reynolds-Cross River Cemetery
      > > > > Sleepy Hollow Cemetery
      > > > > South Salem Cemetery
      > > > > Saint Mary Cemetery
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      > > > > --- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com, "John" <johnqadam@> wrote:
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      > > > > > To date, we have been able to make some wonderful inroads into the life and times of John Zahorchak.
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      > > > > > We have established that John Zahorchak (Jan Zahorcak) was born 20 Sep 1905 and died 3 Mar 1942. The places mentioned in two newspaper articles concerning his untimely death are Eastview, Thornwood and Pleasantville, Westchester County, NY.
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      > > > > > Given those facts, can we establish where he is buried (without paying fees to agencies that make promises but may not deliver the goods)?
      > > > > >
      > > > > > There is probably no headstone marking the grave site.
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