17458Re: [Slovak-World] Re: Paul Newman
- Dec 30, 2006Martin,
One is probably a typo. They had Czechoslovakia spelled wrong in the entry [Mother: Theresa Felzer b: CA 1898 in Checkoslovakia]Thank you for responding.
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From: vchromoho <rcuster@...>
Sent: Saturday, December 30, 2006 6:58:13 PM
Subject: [Slovak-World] Re: Paul Newman
She was of a Roman Catholic family from an ethnically-Slovak
village, so no, even the most ardent Rusyns among us like Yours
Truly do not claim Paul Newman or his mother as a Rusyn.
We have another "bombshell" as far as Rusyn celebrities we've
discovered, though. Stay tuned!
--- In Slovak-World@ yahoogroups. com, "maxine" <maxine96@.. .> wrote:
> Hi, I thought I read someplace that Paul N. mother was a Rusyn-is
that possible? maxine
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Martin Votruba
> To: Slovak-World@ yahoogroups. com
> Sent: Saturday, December 30, 2006 3:02 PM
> Subject: [Slovak-World] Re: Paul Newman
> > Fetzer [...] Mother: Theresa Felzer b: CA 1898 in
> Two different spellings, George, or is one a typo?
> Newman's biography by Morella and Epstein based on interviews
> Newman spells his mother's name _Fetsko_, which would correspond
> the Slovak Fec~ko, Fecko, or Ficko. That appears plausible
> those names still exist in the Humenne region
("Fetzer," "Feltzer" or
> versions thereof don't).
> > his mother was Slovakian (Humenne) and practiced Christian
> The village of Ptic~ie (a borough of Chlmec) 4 miles out of
> says Newman's ancestors actually came from there, not directly
> Tereza Fecko was brought up Roman Catholic. She converted to
> Christian Science as an adult.
> votruba "at" pitt "dot" edu
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