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A Family Mystery?

Fri, Aug 7, 2020, at 12:17 PM Cousins, etc., Is there is a relation that connects the waves of Elcik (Elick, Elsik) families that immigrated to America in the 1880s? I can connect two as being us. We share a common heritage (Austria/Hungary/Slovakia), surname, and given names; specifically, John and James. We all settled initially…

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Lisbon Historical Society

On Sun, Sep 20, 2020, at 5:26 PM Lisbon Historical Society <lisbonhistsoc@gmail.com>, YES. How do you do this?? The name on the gravestone is Ilcik, which was his name when he arrived at Ellis Island. George, as a surviving son, was Bob Elcik’s father. Bob was in Jack’s class. How do you find these obituaries?…

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Re: Goldie

Fri 2/5/2021 11:04 PM John, After reading the explanations of Slovak names’ spelling and especially upon their arrival at Ellis Island, it makes sense to me the different spellings of Elcik/cikIlcrik on gravestones.  Possibly both Ilciks, your great grandfather, and John NY’s great grandfather used that spelling when they lived in this country.     I…

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Brick Wall Breakthrough

Sun 3/14/2021 12:53 PM Fantastic Four, I want to celebrate! One of the larger goals of my ancestry research has been to see if we could establish a relationship between the two Elcik families, which I have been referring to as the “Elsik” and the “Ilcik” families. Specifically, I have been attempting to link my…

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