Re: Surnames Trojak, Kosutova, Mussak, Vojticek
- Thank you for a very informative posting! I will order the films from
my local Family History Center and start my search!
--- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com, "Frank" <frankur@a...> wrote:
> --- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com, "jarach1963" <jarach1963@a...>
> > Seeking information on these surnames in Bobrov area. Contact
> > from my mother's address book are John Trojak, Mary Kosutova,
> > Mussak and John Vojticek. Believe they are cousins to Stephen
> > my grandfather, who immigrated to America in 1899.
> > Thanks for any information you can provide!
> Bobrov is located 142 miles NE of Bratislava and on land south of
> Zubrohlava (which is 2 miles distant) which extends out into Lake
> What was once called the Orava plain became Lake Orava in 1954
> when 5 villages were submerged by the damming of the river.
> The LDS-Mormons filmed the R.C. parish church records (1770-1896)
> for Bobrov (Sk) Bobró (H)
> Listed under Zubrohlava.
> Zubrohlava, Slovakia; formerly Zubrohlava, Árva megye (county),
> Text in Latin and Hungarian.
> film #
> Hundreds of surnames Sulek emigrated to the US from western
> Slovakia (Orava) as well as from eastern Slovakia.
> This surname Sulek also originated in Czech-Bohemia now the
> Czech Republic.
> Frank Kurcina