Re: Information on My Grandparents
- --- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com, barb bodoh <babette_55@y...> wrote:
> I'm searching for information on my grandparents. My grandfather's name w=as Antone(Anton) Dessort(could have been
Dezert of Dessert), born in Bohemia, Czech(part of the Austro-Hungarian Emp=
ire--not sure where) on 1/8/1878. His
father's name was Wenzel Dessort and his mother's name was Antonia Bauer. =
My grandmother's name was Marie
(Lang) and was born in Koenigswerth, Bohemia, Czech in the Village of Falk=
au on the Eger(also part of the
Austro-Hungarian Empire). She was born on 5/20/1879. Her father's name was =
Josef Pleier and her mother's name was
Rosa Lang. Her mother died and she was adopted by her grandfather, Franz L=
ang in infancy. Any information would be
appreciated. Thank you!
I had replied to your query as below in March 24, 2002.
You might try posting your query at Czeching Out Our Ancestors
Where they may be more subscriber interest ?
How are you ?
Jak se ma'te ? (Cz)
Wie geht es Ihnen ? (G)
KÃ¶nigswerth (G) is now called KrÃ¡lovske Por^ÃcÃ (Cz) and is located 79
mile SW of Praha and near Sokolov, now in the Czech Republic.
If you want surname records you will need to write the pertinent Czech
The LDS-Mormons did not film the parish church records in Czech Republic
as they did in Slovakia.
Falkenau an der Eger (Landkreis) was located in former German
After WW 2 the Czechs expelled all the Germans from the country and
renamed all the German named towns to Czech names.
Falkenau was called Sokolov in Czech.
You might call KrÃ¡lovske Por^ÃcÃ a small suburb of the much larger
Sokolov which has 5 churches versus only 1 church in former town.
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