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Re: [Slovak-World] Re: Jednota

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  • LongJohn Wayne
    My father had four kids.  My grandfather had 11.   Each of them managed their meager finances better than I do.   They may have surprise you.  It costs you
    Message 1 of 15 , Apr 29 2:23 AM
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      My father had four kids.  My grandfather had 11.
       
      Each of them managed their meager finances better than I do.
       
      They may have surprise you.  It costs you nothing to check, right?  And if the answer is that he did not, it cost nothing to find out, right?
       
      ;)

      --- On Thu, 4/28/11, amymemom <amymemom@...> wrote:


      From: amymemom <amymemom@...>
      Subject: [Slovak-World] Re: Jednota
      To: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com
      Date: Thursday, April 28, 2011, 8:01 PM


       



      Thanks for your comments but since I am the 16th. of 17 kids, I doubt that he had the money to do that. However, I did email the organization that has ties to Jednota to see if there is money laying around - who knows!

      --- In Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com, hmsbob@... wrote:
      >
      > you might want to ck with the society and see if maybe your daddy took out
      > a policy on you most of them did take out policies on their children and
      > family. if they did it would be worth quite a bit more than the 1000. lots of
      > luck and happy hunting
      >
      >
      > In a message dated 4/27/2011 5:29:40 A.M. Central Asia Standard Time,
      > n8de@... writes:
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      >
      > Jednota, Slovak Katholicky Sokol, and First Slovak Ladies' Union all
      > issued insurance. Most were $1000 policies, but some people had
      > larger payouts.
      >
      > Best wishes,
      >
      > Don Havlicek
      >
      > Quoting amymemom <_amymemom@..._ (mailto:amymemom@...) >:
      >
      > > I remember in the early 40's having to go to our church basement on
      > > a Sunday afternoon to pay my fathers dues to the "Jednota Society".
      > > Never knew what that was...he was born in Kurima and emigrated to
      > > the states in the early 1900's and started working in the coal mines
      > > of Pennsylvania. I thought the monies paid were some kind of
      > > insurance. Anyone know anything about it?
      > >
      > >
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