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I have reports from researchers using the State Archives in Plzen, the
Roman Catholic birth register in 1837.
I wondered whether the -ova suffix for women's married names was commonly
in use by German Bohemians at this time or if it was added by today's
In the USA, Frantiska used tus Fuhrman or Wetzstein but never Fuhrova.
Father: Josef Wetzstein, farmer from Sedlo #21, son of Josef Wetzstein,
farmer from Sedlo #21 and of the deceased mother Barbara, daughter of the
deceased Krystof Kunz, farmer from Cihana #10, Touzim domain.
Mother: Frantiska Fuhrova, daughter of the deceased Josef Fuhr, cottager
from Luhov #21 and of the deceased mother Marie Anna, daughter of the
deceased Ondrej Deichler (correctly) Josef Teuchner, cottager from Bezverov
#15, Touzim domain.
Godparents and Witnesses: Frantisek Klenert, school director from Touzim,
Tereza Wetzsteinova, a single sister of father of child
I used him, too, but I would guess he is not doing this anymore since he was doing it while going to law school to make some extra money at his leisure; he is probably well practicing law these days
>From: Betty Catherwood via GERMAN-BOHEMIAN HERITAGE <german-bohemian(a)rootsweb.com>
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>Subject: [GERMAN-BOHEMIAN HERITAGE]Jakub Smid, resarcher
>Hello List: Could anyone tell me how to get in touch with JAKUB SMID, who did some research for me a number of years ago? He used to live in Brno but am not sure if does now or even if he is still doing research.
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Hello List: Could anyone tell me how to get in touch with JAKUB SMID, who did some research for me a number of years ago? He used to live in Brno but am not sure if does now or even if he is still doing research.
Does anyone know the Bohemia Czech name today for the town/village of
Really having trouble identifying where it is located and where the records
Thank you for any help,
Robert M. Wilbanks IV
I have an old photo of an older woma. The writing on the reverse says
"Anna Tomayer (or Tomayr, or Tomayu, or Tomayn, or Jomayer), 1926, 75
let". That would put her birth at about 1850. Her surname does not appear
in either my father's or my mother's family. Does anyone on the list have
that surname in their genealogy? I don't have an Ancestry subscription &
have not had time yet to get down to the public library. Thank you in
Judy, in Alaska
The only information I have about my maternal grandparent 's is below.
They both died before I was born. Does anyone have any further
information about these two? I would love to have pictures.
Born 15 Oct 1891 in Czechoslovakia
Born 3 Dec 1886 in Bohemia
“To live content with small means; to seek elegance rather than luxury, and
refinement rather than fashion, to be worthy, not respectable, and wealthy,
not rich; to study hard, think quietly, talk gently, act frankly, to listen
to stars and birds, to babes and sages, with open heart, to bear all
cheerfully, to all bravely await occasions, hurry never. In a word, to let
the spiritual unbidden and unconscious grow up through the common. This is
to be my symphony.”
― William Henry Channing
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