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Re: John Joseph Kovach/Kovacs 1889 (Hungary) - 1967 (NJ)
Posted by: Zlatica Beca (ID *****6869) Date: October 24, 2010 at 18:53:16
In Reply to: John Joseph Kovach/Kovacs 1889 (Hungary) - 1967 (NJ) by Michael Ashline of 301

Michael

I would recommend you find some of the US documents which should give you a precise place of birth. You need to have a precise location to proceed with the research.
Do you know language spoken by your ancestor?
John would have come as Janos. Most of our ancestors came from a small villages.
Map of Austria-Hungary http://users.erols.com/mwhite28/austhung.htm
Take a look in www.ellisislandrecords.org You just might find your ancestor's arrival manifest.


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