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Re: [TexasCzechs] 44th George Gaertner Reunion

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  • livanec@aol.com
    It s really interesting to see how Czechs change there names to an english version of there names. Zahradnik = gardener in Czech.
    Message 1 of 3 , Apr 3, 2006
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      It's really interesting to see how Czechs change there names to an english version of there names. Zahradnik = gardener in Czech.
    • Gerri Martisek
      In this case, the story goes that the family moved to the High Hill area and since this area was mostly German, they did not want to seem out of place by being
      Message 2 of 3 , Apr 3, 2006
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        In this case, the story goes that the family moved to the High Hill area
        and since this area was mostly German, they did not want to seem out of
        place by being Czech, so they changed their name from Zahradnik to
        Gaertner. Some of the family has also changed it to Gertner.

        Gerri

        livanec@... wrote:
        > It's really interesting to see how Czechs change there names to an
        > english version of there names. Zahradnik = gardener in Czech.
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