Re: [S-R] Introduction & Thanks
- There is a whole page devoted to Plavnica, its surroundings and church(es)
at tccweb.com. There are some pictures and a part of the wedding register
for 1836. I have had great luck in contacting the folks here; they are
always willing to share information.
----- Original Message -----
From: "John Verostek" <johnverostek@...>
Sent: Monday, April 21, 2003 11:55 AM
Subject: Re: [S-R] Introduction & Thanks
> Hi Susan,
> I think there are two churches in Plavnica - one Greek
> Catholic; the other might be Lutheran. Recently, the
> catholic church records were put on microfilm by the
> Mormons, i.e. Church of Latter Day Saints (LDS). They
> have a website where towns can be looked up, and the
> microfilm can be ordered for $4 a piece through them.
> LDS usually has a local church where one can go to
> order them.
> I had read about it in the below posting, and also the
> LDS link is below.
> Best of Luck in your Genealogy Research,
> --- Susan Friedhaber-Hard <barclaypenn@...>
> > Hello,I haven't had time to get into researching my
> > family from Plavnica, but the message below refers
> > to LDS microfilm retrieved from the church in
> > Plavnica. What church? Do they store microfilm
> > there? The answers will help me when I can devote
> > time to researching LINCSA, PRUZINSKY, PARANA, and
> > possibly MCCLUSKY names.Thanks, Susan
> > Friedhaber-Hard
> > John Verostek <johnverostek@...> wrote:Hi
> > Folks,
> > I am performing genealogy research on two of our
> > family surnames - Vyrosztek and Kanya. Our
> > Americanized last name is Verostek. Previously,
> > through a baptismal certificate from 1874 I was able
> > to trace a great aunt (Victoria Vyrosztek) to
> > Plavnica.
> > Finding this Yahoo Group has helped even more as I
> > learned about ordering the LDS microfilm from the
> > church in Plavnica. I look forward to looking at
> > these records. Also, someone had posted a link to
> > the
> > Slovakian phone web site from which I was able to
> > see
> > that there are other Vyrostek's in that region. I'm
> > nos sure of the relations, though perhaps there is a
> > relative among those listed.
> > Anyhow, I just wanted to thanks folks for posting
> > these various links as they are helping to uncover
> > new
> > leads.
> > Best Regards!
> > John
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