Re: [S-R] Re: Ceclich - looking for ancestors.
- Dear Lorraine,
A surname Ceclich, with exactly these letters, does not exist in croatian
language and is unpronouncable for a Croatian.
You will have to depart the idea, that this surname in this spelling was
ever used in Croatia or Montenegro.
I sent you a separate mail directly , to show you, what is the correct
spelling of this surname, if you want to do any searches on this side of the
----- Original Message -----
From: "lorrainew01" <lorraine.williams@...>
Sent: Thursday, May 22, 2003 10:11 PM
Subject: [S-R] Re: Ceclich - looking for ancestors.
> Sorry about posting my original message again - I did that by
> accident! I can understand it once but I don't know how it got there
> 3 times - sorry!! I was actually trying to thank everyone who replied
> to my original plea and update information, but pressed a wrong button
> (but not 3 times I'm sure)!
> So - thank you to everyone who replied to my original message - I am
> still following up ideas suggested there.
> There were some inaccuracies in my original posting that I would like
> to correct and see if they throw up any new information.
> In fact it was NICHOLAS GEORGE CECLICH (born 1836/7), a mariner, who
> sailed from Trieste to Liverpool, England in the 1850s (not as
> previously stated). Nicholas and Zannetta, who were recorded in the
> 1901 England Census, must have been his sons. In census returns
> Nicholas George Ceclich gave his fathers name as ANTONIO CECLICH, a
> shopkeeper and his birth country as Austria.
> NICHOLAS GEORGE CECLICH married in a newly-opened Greek Orthodox
> church in Liverpool in 1865 and named his sons NICHOLAS and ZANETTO
> CONSTANTICHI. I previously said that his name was Zannetta as this
> was how it was recorded in the 1901 English census.
> In 1912 a young 18-year old man immigrated to Cuyahoga, Ohio, USA
> and subsequently became a naturalised American. When completing the
> 1920 US census he stated that his parents' native tongue was
> Croatian, his name was GEORGE CECLICH. It is rare to find anyone
> with the exact same spelling. The conclusions that have been drawn
> from this are that the Ceclichs were originally from Croatia, then
> part of the Austrian Empire, and that the name is spelt consistently
> with that used when they lived in their native land, as immigrants to
> both the UK and US have the exact same spelling.
> Can anyone throw any light on the combination of forenames -
> NICHOLAS, GEORGE, ZANETTO, ANTONIO and the exact spelling of CECLICH
> along with the Austrian/Croatian/maybe Greek or Italian clues?
> Also, does anyone know of any census or church records that we could
> search to find out who the original Ceclichs were?
> Thank you
> --- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com, "lorrainew01"
> <lorraine.williams@n...> wrote:
> > --- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com, "lorrainew01"
> > <lorraine.williams@n...> wrote:
> > > Nicholas and Zannetta (male) CECLICH sailed from Trieste to
> > Liverpool
> > > towards the end of the 1800s. Despite putting the name into
> > > searches we cannot find the ethnic origin of the name and
> > > whether this site may be able to offer suggestions as to whether
> > the
> > > spelling may have altered or which country is the most likely to
> > > search further in.
> > > Thank you
> > > Lorraine
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