Re: Locating Pohin/Puhin, Bohemia
- I had found that record at the Ellis Island site. She is a little
young for the sister of my wife's great grandmother. She was also
traveling with a sister named Mary, Mary's husband Joseph Zalusky and
Mary's daughter Violetta. The Zalusky's had originally immigrated in
1913 and settled in Chicago. this Julia gave her next-of-kin as her
grandmother Jakub Vlasata, Novosed No. 10, Pisek. I don't think she
is my wife's 2nd great aunt but I can't help but think that there is
a connection. Is Vlasata that common a name? especially in a town the
size of Putim.
I did some digging yesterday in the 1900 census for Chicago and found
a couple things. Marie Vlasata Stybr lists her year of immigration as
1890. I found her sister Sophia Vlasata L'hotka also in Chicago in
1900 and she lists her year of immigration as 1890 too. I haven't
found sisters Ella Vlasata Stringham or Julie Vlasata Marquardt yet
but I'm guessing they all came together. I have Leo Baca's book on
Czech passenger lists for this period into New York but can't find
the Vlasata's. Maybe they came through another port. I have just
assumed that they came through New York to go to Chicago but perhaps
they came through Baltimore or Philadephia. Guess it's back to the
--- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@y..., frankur@a... wrote:
> In 1922 a Julia Vlasata, b. 1905, single, arrived in the U.S.
> Manifest entries were required to be typed or printed then.
> However while her residence was typed as Pisek, Bohemia it
> in as Putim.
> Could not capture the image.
> Before I lost the screen image (twice) I noted Vlasaty was also
> handwritten over her name.
> FRank Kurcina