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Soroka Family from Russia to Throop, Pa

Soroka Family from Russia to Throop, Pa

Posted: 12 Jan 2008 3:22AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Soroka
I have a Floriak (spelling per census) Soroka Married to a Helen or Ellen with 9 children Mary, John, Andrew, Ann, Stephen, Michael, Olga, Vera, Thomas. All Children were born in Pa between 1909 and 1928. They lived in Throop, Pa on Meade St. Census says Floriak and Helen came from Russia in 1907. He was a coal miner. I have just started researching this line and am looking for any help I can get.

Re: Soroka Family from Russia to Throop, Pa

Posted: 18 Mar 2008 12:04PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Soroka
World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
about Florak SOROKA
Name: Florak SOROKA
City: 511 Mead, Throop
County: Lackawanna
State: Pennsylvania
Birth Date: 14 Sep 1881
Naturalized
Occupation: miner, Pancoast Coal Co.
Nearest Relative: Helen SOROKA, 511 Mead
medium height/stout build; gray eyes/brown hair
Race: White
Roll: 1893474
DraftBoard: 2
Sept 12, 1918
Local Board for:
Division No. 2
Lacka County
955 Main St.
Dickson City Penna


Naturalization records found at footnote.com:
From Declaration of Intention no. 10216-
Middle District of Pennsylvania, Circuit Court of the United States
Name Florak SOROKA
Occupation Miner
description White, fair complexion, height 5'7", weight 165 pounds, brown hair, blue eyes, scar on forefinger left hand.
Born 14 September 1881 in Wilno, Russia
residing Mead St, Throop, Pennsylvania
Emigrated the the USA from Hamburg, Germany on the vessel Moltke arrived 8 December 1903 (Ellis Island search shows ship arried 5 December 1903)
Dated 8 December 1911 Scranton, Pennsylvania

from Petition for Naturalization no. 4322-
emmigrated from Hamburg, Germany 22 November 1903
wife's name Alena from Wilno, Russia
3 children
Mary born 25 December 1909 in Throop resides Throop
John born 15 January 1912 in Throop resides in Throop
Andrew born 3 July 1903 in Throop resides in Throop (from Andrew's age on the 1920 census I believe his birth year is 1913 not 1903, plus that is the only way he could have been born in Throop instead of Wilno, Russia)
Witnesses Andrew Nicholls - Fire Boss
and Sefron Osecavish - Miner
Dated 16 February 1914

Oath of allegiance signed 29 May 1914

Re: Soroka Family from Russia to Throop, Pa

Posted: 3 Sep 2012 9:01PM GMT
Classification: Query
This is my Family, My Grand mother Anna Soroka moved to
Phila. and was married to Paul Kozack. I am the Grand Daughter of Anna. I had an Aunt Olga,Aunt Helen and Uncle Simon and Walter. There are many living elatives in Minersville Pa. and Phila. e-mail me kathleenmcgee@comcast.net
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