Here's the connection: Michael Tahla/Tyahla was my paternal grandfather. His first wife (Hermina Blasko 1884-1956) was my grandmother. I never knew before now that my grandfather Michael had remarried. . . . .....
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TYAHLA is Hungarian spelling for Slovak T^AHLA.
TYAHLAs arriving NY Ellis Island were from historical Hungary and judging by the locations in present Slovakia.
Tyahla, Miklos Czertisz 16 1888 1904
Blasko, Hermina 11 1884 1895
T^AHLAs in Slovakia's phone book:http://telefonny.zoznam.sk/tahla/slovensko/
BLAS'KOs in Slovakia's phone book:http://telefonny.zoznam.sk/blasko/slovensko/www.iabsi.com/gen/public