searching for the family of Anna Feszanycz/Fisanich born
in Czystohorb village in 1890 and went to Barnsboro.,PA
along with brothers John born 1883,Fedor born ? and Vasyl?
etc. She married John Reyba.
I am searching for any info. I have already met the others of the
Fisanick and Fisanich family .
The parents of Anna were Gregory(Hryc) and mother wAS
hELENA(OLENA). ANY KNOWLEDGE OF HELEN ?
Where is Barnsboro, PA? I don't find any record of a town named Barnsboro in PA but there is a Barnsboro right across the river from Philadelphia in New Jersey. Could this possibly be Barnsboro, NJ rather than PA?
There is a Barnesboro in Cambria County.
Ah...could be. Since the poster spelled it: Barnsboro I didn't find that one with the town/county finder but I do know there is a BARNSBORO (spelled that way) just across the river in Gloucester County, NJ. So could be either I guess.
Barsnboro,now North Cambria,PA
I would like to find this Reyba family and what
became of them.
Please let us know more specifically what info you are looking for. You have over 300 posts, so it's too difficult to peruse them to see what you actually already have.
I'm sure you know that "Barnesboro" was in the northern area of Cambria County, PA; and a few years ago it combined with adjacent Spangler to become "Northern Cambria" Borough, PA.
You know there are still FISANIKs in that general area, and the very first hit here on Ancestry when searching nothing but the surname REYBA is:
1940 United States Federal Census
Name: Anna V Reyba
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1877
Marital Status: Widowed
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1940: Barnesboro, Cambria, Pennsylvania
Street: Chestnut Avenue
House Number: 11
Inferred Residence in 1935: Barnesboro, Cambria, Pennsylvania
Residence in 1935: Same House
Sheet Number: 1A
Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 2
House Owned or Rented: Owned
Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented: 500
Attended School or College: No
Highest Grade Completed: None
Weeks Worked in 1939: 0
Income Other Sources: No
Anna V Reyba 63
Mary Reyba 26
Stenhen Reyba 22
Source Citation: Year: 1940; Census Place: Barnesboro, Cambria, Pennsylvania; Roll: T627_3451; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 11-7.
Thank you for writing.
I know I am searching for much information and putting
the word out everywhere for my searches.
The main surname I have searched for is Feszanycz which was
changed to Fisanich/Fisanick in the USA.
I have met this family when I travelled to PA for the
100 year church anniversary in "Barnsboro".
This is amazing that I found that in the early 1900s this whole family(not the father)went to America from the village
of Czystohorb,a Lemko/Rysyn/Ruthenian village now in Poland.
This is also my family.
I have done a lot of work trying to put together the
information in PA and it is not easy. The spelling of Feszanycz,I have found,has been changed at least 20 times.
But I did determine that Anna Feszanycz was born in 1890
and went to PA along with brothers Fedor,Vasyl,and John.
There may be more but the sons of the original immnigrants
can give me no more information.I know more than they do
and I live in Canada.
I do know that Anna married John Reyba and I think Johns mother was also Anna Reyba. It would be good to find the
family of Anna that married John. I did get the marriage
certificate and also when I was in Poland I did get the correct date of birth from the church records.
There is also a Helen Fisanich born 1860 and died in 1926.
She is buried in the cemetery in" Barnsboro" but no one
knows who she is. There was also a Luke and an Andrew
but I am still working on this search. The archive office
does not write back to me so I will have to go again to
POland and see if I can get more information. However it
is still important to find the family of Anna.(The Reybas)
now known as Spangler,North Cambria PA
Since you know the county you really should post on the Cambria County message board. This board is only for queries where you don't know the county or where multiple counties are involved...that is why I asked about the location originally.
Joan, board admin
PA Unknown County message board
Somewhere, sometime, you found an incorrect spelling. The correct spelling , BARNESBORO, comes (I believe) from the BARNES of the Barnes , then Barnes and Tucker coal company.
Barnesboro and Spangler used to be adjacent boroughs. They joined into the present Northern Cambria Borough.