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Re: [S-R] Surname Seykota

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  • Dr. Joe Quashnock
    Perhaps it is Sejakova, or Sejc^ova. These are common names and found in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Dr. Q
    Message 1 of 1 , May 15, 2001
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      Perhaps it is Sejakova, or Sejc^ova. These are common names and found in the
      Czech Republic and Slovakia.

      Dr. "Q"

      jesenka01@... wrote:

      > Hello,
      > I am new to the group and my father's side of the family was Czech. I
      > want to learn the language and research my ancestors. I don't know
      > anything about them as my Mom was never married to them but I am
      > trying to find someone who knows something about my Surname. I also
      > want to find out what my great-grandmother's name was before she got
      > married. My father didn't know anything about the family before they
      > came to America so no help there.
      >
      > >From what I have researched, the o-t-a in Seykota is not a common
      > ending. Is it for sure a Czech name? Also I don't know if the "y" was
      > added when they came to America but there is a Czech name Sekota, the
      > closest match I have found. Has anyone ever heard of my Surname? If
      > it is Americanized does anyone have a clue as to what it was when
      > they lived in Czechoslovakia? Was it spelled Szekota maybe?
      >
      > Birth records indicate that they settled in Indiana and Iowa. They
      > came from Northern Moravia but I don't know what town or village. I
      > don't know where they went first, all I know is they settled in the
      > early 1900's. My grandparents died a long time ago so I can't ask
      > them either. I am interested in finding out about my ancestors before
      > they came to America.
      >
      > Please email me if anybody knows anything. Thank you.
      > Jesenka
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