Re: Scranton, Pa
- --- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@y..., JPasqua342@a... wrote:
> Hello Group:Have translated American Greek Catholic and Russian Orthodox
> I need a little help.........I made a contact in Scranton and it may, very
> well, be a lead to cousins on my maternal grandfather's side of the family,
> and I haven't been able to get one in 4 years. I called the Priest at St.
> Mary's Byzantine Church in Scranton and ask for information on a marriage and
> he "hit the roof" and flatly refused to help me in any way. He said the
> books were too old to go through and he didn't have time.
> Any suggestions, or anyone in Scranton to help me?
> All I need is one marriage or one death record.
> Thank you all in advance,
church certificates in past but the surname researchers had
Perhaps a church donation had been expected ?
Perhaps you can complain to Office of Bishop of Scranton Diocese
that church states one thing at its Website and yet refuses to help in your search.
And priest is a Salesian (i.e., SDB)
What was your surname and from what circa or era ?
Years ago did a great deal of research of 1900/1910 U.S. Census enumeration microfilms for Scranton and townships like Olyphant
There also used to be a Genealogical Society for North Eastern PA ?