There are also Hornacks in Lower Burrell. One of them plays football for Pitt
The Slovak Club Students of Pitt University are having their Slovak Heritage
Days on Sunday Nov. 7,1999 from 1 to 5 at the Cathedral of Learning in
Pittsburgh, Pa. I am 90% sure it is Sunday, not Saturday. The radio announcer
only said it once. The number for more information is 412-624-5906.
I went last year and had a very good time.
John J. Kubla
Kubla,Bobsic,Bartek,Tomcala, Popkorova, Kolumbus from Stara Bystrica, Slovakia.
> From: "RMH" <rmharing@...>
> There has long been a Hornick/Hornack curtain factory in Haverstraw,
> Rockland County, NY. Haverstraw had a large Slovak immigrant population,
> many working in the brickyards. Regina Rabatin Haring
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Marlene K. Markotan <mmarkotan@...>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, October 13, 1999 3:30 PM
> Subject: [SLOVAK-ROOTS] MARKOTAN, KOCHIS, HORNICK, FARKASAVSKY, FRANKO
> > From: "Marlene K. Markotan" <mmarkotan@...>
> > Here are the names I am searching for. All families settled in
> Westmoreland and Fayette Counties in PA and are Roman Catholic.
> > >From Susany and Hrnciarske Zaluzany.
> > Andrew MARKOTAN fought for Austria/Hungary in World War I. He is the son
> of Kathryn Markotan. He was raised in an orphanage and didn't know who his
> father was. He married Mary KOVACH daughter of John KOVACH and Mary
> > The following are from somewhere in Slovakia or Hungary.
> > Michael KOCIS immigrated in the 1890s. His father's name may have been
> John. His family didn't know anything about him so his death certificate
> doesn't have his parents names. He had a brother, but no one in the family
> can remember the name. I found a John KOCIS buried near Michael. One his
> death certificate his father is John and mother unknown. Michael married
> Anna FARKASOVSKY. She immigrated in 1898. She stated she was born in Zempl
> Bam Slovakia which may have been Zemplin and that she had been residing in
> Sec Poland. She went back to Europe around 1914 and supposedly took her 2
> year old boy with her. No one heard from them again.
> > George HORNAK/HORNICK married Mary FRANKO/FRANKA. They immigrated around
> 1886 - 1890. Nothing further is known about them.
> > Marlene Markotan
> > Morgantown, PA
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> > >