My family of Cernys are from the Kansas area. My Great-grandfathers name was John Cerny and he was born in Krec Czech Republic in 1838. His wife was Anna Bilek and she was born in Kozmice Czech Republic in 1839. They were first to come to this country for their family and they brought their children. Its a good name in the area that my mother came from and a few are left from that area with the blood line. Thirty miles away are Chernys with the h.