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Re: PIRC GENEOLOGY

Posted: 13 Jun 2012 7:27PM GMT
Classification: Query
The correct spelling is Anton, not Antone.

And the correct original spelling of the surname is POSAVEC (in this case the C sounds like tz or ts)

Both of them were Slovenian, which was under the rule of Austria until after WW I

This may be Anton's ship manifest

Given Name:Anton
Surname:Posavec
Last Place of Residence:Trgenisci, Austria
Date of Arrival:28 Mar 1910
Age at Arrival:23y
Race:Slovenian
Port of Departure:Trieste
Port of Arrival:New York City, New York, New York
Gender:Male
Marital Status:S
Ship of Travel:Martha Washington
Destination NYC

The transcribers made an error Anton was from Trgovišče which is located in Slovenia 79.6 miles ENE of Ljubljana near the Croatian border

http://www.mapquest.com/?le=t&q=46.4161%2C16.0961&zo...=

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trgovi%C5%A1%C4%8De

the arrival info concurs with Anton's Petition for Naturalization (see attachment) his birth location is given as Steirmark, which was the province where Trgovišče is located

And this may be Josephine's arrival info

Name:Josefa Pirc
Arrival Date:13 Nov 1906
Birth Year:abt 1888
Birth Location Other:domzale
Age:18
Gender:Female
Race:Slovenian
Port of Departure:Antwerp, Belgium

Domžale is located 7 miles ENE of Ljubljana

http://www.mapquest.com/?le=t&q=46.1381%2C14.5978&zo...=

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dom%C5%BEale

Both PIRC and POSAVEC are common names in Slovenia.

Robert Jerin
Croatian Heritage Museum
Cleveland Ohio
Port of Arrival:New York, New York
Ship Name:Kroonland
Destination NYC
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
mary jo pirc 16 May 2002 3:21AM GMT 
Robert Jerin 19 May 2002 2:48PM GMT 
strafella 20 May 2002 6:56PM GMT 
Meredithlipma... 1 Apr 2012 3:50AM GMT 
Robert Jerin 8 Apr 2012 3:08AM GMT 
Robert Jerin 14 Jun 2012 1:27AM GMT 
Robert Jerin 14 Jun 2012 1:30AM GMT 
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