John Kuzmich Jr. Genealogy Blog; Eastern European Roots

Welcome to the John Kuzmich, Jr. family history representing over 45 years of original research. Peruse the center postings and the tags in the left and right columns for an index of specific links/topics to quickly navigate the blog as well as in the above pull-down menus that automatically posted in the center column below.

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Poland: Snietnica, Stawisza, Krempachy, Nowa Biala. Krolik Polski and Szaflary (KUZMYCZ, KUZMICZ, KUZMYCH, KUZMICK, BOCHNOVICH, GALINIAK, HOC, BASALYA, KUCSALA, SURMA. PAZIS, WOLOSHYNOVICH, KUCHTA and TOMASKOVIC)

Ukraine: Maximilianovka (KUZMICZ).

Slovenia: Novo Mesto (TURK, GAZVODA, STANGEL, HROVATIC, SCHURER, SEVEROVLJA, GOLOBIC)

Czech Republic: Staravesz in Moravia: (DLUGI)

Slovakia: Holic (GALINIAK, SKUBOVA)

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Eastern European Roots


The John Kuzmich, Jr. family with roots in the Slovak, Lemko and Slovene cultures of Poland, Slovenia and Ukraine.

Monday, March 15, 2010

Welcome!

The purpose of this web site is to connect with people who share our common geographic and ethnic heritage. Our deepest family roots extend back 300 years into the Slovak, Lemko and Slovene cultures from villages in Poland, Slovenia and Ukraine. Your are invited to look around and discover if we may be related to you and also view my GEDCOM file. Feel free to share your thoughts about what you find, especially concerning any related surnames, geography and dates you may know. Welcome to our family website and I hope you enjoy your visit.

Snietnica and Stawisha, Poland and Maximilianovka, Ukraine (Lemko culture):

KUZMICH (KUZMYCZ, KUZMICZ, KUZMYCH and KUZMICK)
BOCHNOVICH and BOCZNIOWICZ
BASALYA
OSKWA
PAZIS
CZYCZYLO
PAULUS
HOC

Krempachy and Nowa Biala, Poland (Spis and Slovak cultures):

KUCALA
GALINIAK and GALINAK
SURMA
PALUCH
MOJHER
STOHASKA


Novo Mesto, Slovenia (Slovenian culture):

TURK
GAZVODA
GOLOBIC
ZUPANCIC
HROVATIC
STANGEL
SEVEROVLJA

Krolik Polski, Poland (Lemko culture):

WOLOSHYNOVICH and WOLOSZYNOWICZ
KUCHTA


Snietnica, Poland

Our Kuzmich line comes from Snietnica, Poland. We've had the pleasure of visiting there and we able to take pictures of our family names in the cemetery and see the town church. Here are some maps and pictures from Snietnica:
  1. Four Snietnica area maps: http://www.kuzmich.com/Kuzmich_Blog/Snietnica/maps.pdf
  2. Circa 1870's Theodore Kuzmich great-grandparent homestead: http://www.kuzmich.com/Kuzmich_Blog/Snietnica/Homestead.pdf
  3. Snietnica Poland local churches: http://www.kuzmich.com/Kuzmich_Blog/Snietnica/churches.pdf
  4. Snietnica Poland cemetery views: http://www.kuzmich.com/Kuzmich_Blog/Snietnica/cemetery_views.pdf
  5. Snietnica Poland cemetery headstones: http://www.kuzmich.com/Kuzmich_Blog/Snietnica/cemetery_headstones.pdf

Friday, March 5, 2010

Krempachy, Poland family photos


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Turk line photos



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Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Kuzmich line family photos

Are We Related? On-Line Family Questionnaire

I have developed interactive web site features that allows visitors to check my GEDCOM file to learn if you are related to me. This web site feature generates inquiries world-wide from people with my own surnames with the possible common geographical localities in Poland, Ukraine and Slovenia.

An Interactive Family Search. Go to the "Family List" icon and find your name or any other possible relative and click on it. That person's entire family history will appear on a pedigree chart.

On-Line Family History Questionnaire. Click to compare your family information as found in the GEDCOM file.

View on the map locations below for my ancestral villages in Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia and Ukraine.

Krempachy and Nowa Biala, Poland: 12 kilometers southeast of Nowy Targ First map and Second map

Snietnica and Stawisha, Poland: Go to the "B2" square for Snietnica and Stawisha at: http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp? formtype=address&country=PL&addtohistory=&city=Gorlice , http://www.lemko.org/lih/churchir/b2.jpg between Banica and Brunary, Poland, about 5 kilometers north of the present Slovakia border.