You know them - there are tens or hundreds of them in the registries. Children where no father is written, illegitimate children. What was their status? How they lived? Why are there so many of them? I try to provide answers - and a bit more, some (probably funny) examples too.
Monday, April 22, 2013
Friday, April 19, 2013
Kuželov is located in the area of Bílé Karpaty (White Carpathians) near borders between Moravia and Slovakia (formerly Upper Hungary). It always was poor region and many people left this area to search for better life across the sea. And sometimes, in some cases, there are notes about their new life in America in the registries. This blog post brings list of those who have such note and were born between 1880 and 1892.
Monday, December 31, 2012
If you are able to read Czech, you would be probably interested in fact that it's possible to buy my book Sestavte si rodokmen (Create your family tree) on Amazon.com. It's sent by me and I've chosen this as the easiest way how to make this book available in U.S. right now. Hopefully there will be English translation available next year.
Saturday, December 29, 2012
There are several dates which should be remembered because of importance to our ancestors lives. This post was inspired by Czech genealogy website of Lukáš Pěnkava - I have ommited some of the dates and added others as I see some more important. This timeline can be very useful for writing family history. It covers years 1526 to 1918.
Friday, December 28, 2012
Well, this is not too much of a genealogy post, anyway I decided to put together those traditions which we are used to keep. There were less of these traditions when I was a child because we were not too "traditional" family, but as I'm growing older, I'm trying to incorporate more old traditions to our family life - just because I like them. And I like them mainly thanks to my own interest in genealogy.