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sorry I forgot my name and E Mail so have inserted it in at end of my
From: Maxine Baldwin Westerfield <mmwaw(a)sprynet.com>
To: IOWA-L(a)rootsweb.com <IOWA-L(a)rootsweb.com>
Date: Tuesday, March 09, 1999 12:42 AM
Subject: ATTN. KOSZTA may be it. Re: [IOWA] Johnson County
>I'm not sure you have the name spelled correctly.
>I have gr gr grandparents who lived in Iowa Co in 1860's 70's.
>Moses Brannan died and was bur in town of KOSZTA where they lived in the
>KOSZTA Cem there.
>Now I don't know how the town got its name but a lot of towns got their
>from Families of the same name that settled there.
>SO, maybe the name you are looking for so hard is spelled
>I have had a hard time trying to remember this name also and had to look
>back for it in a message abt 6 wks ago I got from a new found cousin. I
>never seem to spell it right but I know she did as her gr grandparents
>there and so did she when little.
>KOSZTA, KOSZTA KOSZTA
>KOSZTA as to me that is very close to what you have here.
>Why don't you give that spelling a try and do, do let me know if it
>who you are looking for. please.
>From: Terry A. Davis <tadbit(a)infohwy.com>
>To: IOWA-L(a)rootsweb.com <IOWA-L(a)rootsweb.com>
>Date: Tuesday, March 07, 2000 6:52 AM
>Subject: Re: [IOWA] Johnson County
>>I looked up Frances Koteza, Frances Holubar and Fred Holubar for the
>>1838-1870 Census records for Iowa. Nothing.
>>Unfortunately, you cannot lookup near spellings but have to type in each
>>every name for a search. So if the census taker wrote it down a different
>>way you would have to know how it was written.
>>I suggest looking at the 1870 Census for Johnson county, page by page. It
>>might take you 2 or 3 hours to read. Rent it through one of the FHL
>>near you for about $3.00, or your own genealogy library. Our little
>>has a very nice collection of genealogical material and microfilms.
>>Best to you in your research,
>>Terry in Texas
>>----- Original Message -----
>>Sent: Monday, March 06, 2000 11:33 PM
>>Subject: Re: [IOWA] Johnson County
>>> Does anyone out there have census records for 1870 in Johnson County?
>>> looking for:
>>> Frances Koteza born 7 January 1853 near Prague. Parents moved to
>>> about 1865. She married Fred Holubar of the same county in ?1875?
>>> died 16 June 1925 so she should appear on census 1880+ as Frances
>>> Thanks to anyone who could do a lookup. ponida(a)aol.com
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