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Kovach,Kovacs>Aut/Hun>NorthamptonCo, PA
Posted by: Genie Marie Date: May 18, 2000 at 14:26:07
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James KOVACH born Veszprem Megye, HUN., a farmer. Believe his wife's maiden name was NEMETH ... There were at least two children: Joseph 1886-1965 and Mary ... Mary married and stayed in Hungary ... Joseph came to USA early 1900's ... He changed KOVACH to KOVACS some years later. He settled in Northampton CO, Bethlehem, PA

Kovach, Joseph - 1886-1965: Megyer, Veszprem Megye, Hungary >Bethlehem, PA

wife: Skraban, Terezija M. - 1888-1967 Murska Sobota,Yugoslavia Slovenia)
Her mother's maiden name was SIFTAR, father was Joseph Skraban        


Joseph's family attended the First Hungarian Lutheran Church on the southside of Bethelehem, PA. Theresa worked at a cigar factory also on the southside before being injured in a coal stove explosion at home. Joseph worked at the Zinc plant in Palmerton, Pa (Carbon CO), the Bethlehem Steel before being injured. He then farmed his land. Both sides of the family had relatives living in Carbon CO, Palmerton PA area.
                     

children of Joseph and Theresa (Terezija):

Joseph, Jr. - spouse: Reiter, Theresa       
Katherine - spouse: Konya       
Frank - spouse: Grabar       
James - 1916-1937
Alex - spouse: Scheirer              
Stephen - spouse: Schwartz       
Mary - 1924-1937
John - spouse: Romig, Betty
Charles - spouse: Schrantz       
William - Podhany

Homepage for more info: http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/5238/



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