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54689Re: [TexasCzechs] Old records

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  • Robert and Nancy
    Nov 30, 2010
      Joe, I was able to find the Brno archives and get registered for the site using the instructions on the page that T. J. Slansky sent to you:  https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Czech_Republic_Church_Books_from_the_Brno_Regional_Archive
      I was not able to find your grandfather's birth record because the birth records that are available online for that particular village only go through 1874.  But you are on the right track -- your Leveks did come from that village.  It looks like they lived in House #60.
      I found the death record for your great-grandmother Antonie Levek.  She died on February 2, 1916 at the age of 52 years, 8 months, 28 days.  From notes made in the record, she was born on May 4, 1863 in Vlkos and was married on April 27, 1880 also in Vlkos.  There is not a + sign next to your great-grandfather's name in the record so he was most likely still alive at the time she died.  The death records go through 1923 and his death record was not in the index through that date.  This is Antonie Levek's death record:
      This is your great-grandparents' marriage record from the village of Vlkos:
      And this is your great-grandfather's birth record from Svatoborice.  He was born on January 21, 1856.
      I hope this helps.  That's all I could find in a couple of hours and I don't have enough free time to do any more than this :-)
      Nancy Schmidt
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: Joe Levek
      Sent: Monday, November 29, 2010 7:19 PM
      Subject: [TexasCzechs] Old records


      I need help in finding the birth records of my grandfather Matous Levek in the Czech Republic.  My mother said that he was born in Prague, but all his records here in the States, had him from the village of Svatoborice, which is located in the Hodonin okres, South Moravian Region. He was born September 21, 1887. His father was Vavrinec Levek and mother was Antonie Nenicky.

      Thank you,
      Joe Levek

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