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Re: Svejkovsky

Posted: 21 Dec 2004 12:57PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 14 Sep 2005 8:48AM GMT
Svejkovice is now spelled Svojkovice. Svojkovice is just east of Rokycany. I am hearing from Czech researchers that Svejkovsky means "from Svejkovice". It is very interesting hearing about more Svejkovskys. I saw Anton Svejkovsky and his family's Ellis Island record at Ellisisland.org; they apparently moved to Cleveland. Maybe they are related to your Svejkovsky ancestor.

I plan on trying to tie the clans from around the US together. So far almost every Svejkovsky that is traced back to the CR is traced back to the same area as Svejkovice/Rokycany. I also just received an e-mail from Hana (a Czech researcher from CR who did work for a Cerny cousin of mine) who informs me that her Svejkovsky ancestors are from the same area (her Svejkovsky ancestral home of Zebrak is just east of Zbiroh). Hana only found less that 25 phone listings for Svejkovsky in the Prague phone book. Svejkovice/Svojkovice is very small, our last name is rare, and I am working on the theory that all Svejkovskys are either from Svejkovice, are related, or both.

I will look at what I have, then maybe we can collaborate.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
AnnieinMinnes... 28 Apr 2002 10:34PM GMT 
Lisa Svejkovsky 30 Jul 2002 1:38AM GMT 
AnnieinMinnes... 30 Jul 2002 3:06AM GMT 
rtsvej 17 Mar 2004 6:47PM GMT 
suzsteppe 24 May 2004 11:45PM GMT 
rtsvej 25 May 2004 12:40AM GMT 
SuzetteSteppe... 25 May 2004 1:33PM GMT 
Philip Moravcik 21 Dec 2004 7:30PM GMT 
AnnieM99 21 Dec 2004 7:57PM GMT 
AnnieinMinnes... 21 Dec 2004 10:27PM GMT 
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