In 1877, their country had been Austria-Hungary for over 400 years. After WW1 the monarchy was split up among 9 countries and 2 countries were newly created in 1918, ie. Czechoslovakia and Yugoslavia according to the Treaty of Versailles. This was a questionable move, because ethnic groups suddenly found themselves in foreign countries. This did […]
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WWI Draft Registration Card There are only a few issues with this document… Middle name: Charles vs. Carl ? Birthday: 13 Nov 1895 vs. 13 Nov 1894 ? Birth in New Ulm vs Sleepy Eye ? Living in Bird Island, MN, Farming, short, slender – These items seem correct… Also it was not clear […]
1880 Census Once again Prokosch is misspelled!!! John & Peter show up as living with the family, but do not show up on the manifest of the OHIO. They must have traveled to the US prior to the rest of the family.