Re: New to Slovak World
- From what part of Slovakia your ancestors were from? What were your
original ancestral surnames? I suppose that Beda would be Bejda,
which was typical Rusyn surname in area of Rusyn town Medzilaborce.
It is possible that your ancestors were Carpatho-Rusyn.
Mick /Kosice, Slovakia/ arusm at yahoo.com
--- In Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com, "jillbedadaniels"
> My name is Jill Beda Daniels. I wanted to join this group because
> Father is first generation here and my 8 year old daughter isstudying
> her heritage in school and has lots of questions we cannot answer.her
> They do something neat at her school and have them dress in their
> heritage costumes. I have a couple of questions...
> 1. Does anyone know a good resource for her (and me) to learn the
> Slovak history and traditions?
> 2. Can anyone recommend a place I can go to purchase or borrow for
> to wear a traditional Slovak costume on her "immigration" day, theday
> of her report?from
> We are in La Grange, Illinois but my dad's family (Beda/Koval) are
> Thanks so much!
> Jill Daniels