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Tapler from Punitz/ Tobaj

Tapler from Punitz/ Tobaj

Posted: 5 Jul 2012 4:29PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Tapler
Looking for info on Valerie (Valeria) Tapler born 1908-09 in either Punitz or Tobaj. Father was Michael. Sister was Aloise. Other related families were Wagners and maybe Sakosits. Old photos show farming community and grain harvests. She immigrated to NYC in 1930's and lived with Sakosits family in the bronx NY. Valerie married Gustav Miehl in NYC anout 1940 in NYC. They lived on 92 Street NYC and later in Queens.

Re: Tapler from Punitz/ Tobaj

Posted: 6 Jul 2012 12:32AM GMT
Classification: Query
Here is her ship manifest info
Name: Valerie Tapler
Arrival Date: 18 Jan 1935
Birth Year: abt 1910
Birth Location: Austria
Birth Location Other: Punitz
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Race: German
Place of Origin: Punitz,Austria next of kin her father Michal at 69 Punitz
Destination: Frank Sokasits at 63 Van Buren, Passaic NJ
Port of Departure: Hamburg, Germany
Port of Arrival: New York, New York
Port Arrival State: New York
Port Arrival Country: United States
Ship Name: Deutschland

Robert

Re: Tapler from Punitz/ Tobaj

Posted: 6 Jul 2012 6:35PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 6 Jul 2012 6:54PM GMT
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tobaj
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tobaj
http://maps.google.at/maps?hl=de&q=Tobaj&bav=on.2,or...
http://maps.google.at/maps?hl=de&cp=32&gs_id=7&x...

the parts of the community Tobaj:
Zur Gemeinde gehören die Orte >> Deutsch Tschantschendorf, Hasendorf im Burgenland, Kroatisch Tschantschendorf (Hrvatska Čenča), Punitz, Tobaj und Tudersdorf.

you can ask at diocesan-archive Eisenstadt for ancestors-research: http://www.austria.gv.at/site/3929/default.aspx
also directly at parish-church. but they have no e-mail-adress: http://www.martinus.at/groups/tobaj/
post-adress:
Pfarramt Tobaj
7540 Tobaj 7
Burgenland
AUSTRIA

Burgenland-Bunch: http://www.the-burgenland-bunch.org/homepage.htm
surnames - Takler stated: http://www.the-burgenland-bunch.org/Surnames/surnames.html
houselist Punitz 1858. "Tassler" and Sokasits stated!:
http://www.the-burgenland-bunch.org/HouseList/GS/Punitz.htm

the Sokasits-name has croatian orgin.
Burgenland-croats:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burgenland_Croats
http://www.st-nikolaus.com/

Re: Tapler from Punitz/ Tobaj

Posted: 8 Dec 2012 12:24AM GMT
Classification: Query
I don't have any genealogical information but remember my grandparents John & Mary Gerger visiting the Tapler family in the Gussing area in the 1970s. (My great grandmother Rosalia Rokker Gerger was born in Tobaj). I don't think there is a family connection but the families were good friends. I can look for the pictures but recall there are a few with several generations of the family, including some who were children at the time. But there might be some still living in that vicinity. Check the Burgenland Bunch to see if anyone can help. Good luck!
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