[APG Public List] History of Czechs in America

joannemsher at duluthmn.com joannemsher at duluthmn.com
Mon Mar 8 13:28:18 MST 2010

Dear Vera,

The website for the Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International is
<www.cgsi.org>. A contact for that organization is Ruth Chovancek, e-mail
<mchov at comcast.net>.

A copy of their book is probably at the Minnesota Genealogical Society's library

Joanne M. Sher
APG Member
Duluth, MN

Quoting Vera Nagel <vpanews at t-online.de>:

> Dear Listmembers,
> I am looking for Czech immigrants (from former Bohemia / Austria) into the
> US. While searching Ancestry I came across the following finding which most
> probably is the man / family I am looking for:
> Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s about Vaclav Vorel
> Name: Vaclav Vorel
> Year: 1857
> Place: Iowa
> Source Bibliography: HABENICHT, JAN. History of Czechs in America. St. Paul,
> MN: Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International, 1996. 581p.
> Page: 237
> Does anybody have this book (originally published in 1904 by Dr. Jan
> Habenicht, been translated and republished in 1996 by the Czechoslovak
> Genealogical Society) at hand and would be willing to kindly provide the
> information it shows for Vaclav Vorel on page 237?
> Next question would be: does this book also say / list anything about the
> following people from former Bohemia:
> a) Jan (John) Novak - born about 1852
> b) Joseph Kopecky / Kupecki - born about 1837?
> Many thank ahead of time. Any kind of help would be greatly appreciated.
> Best regards,
> Vera Nagel, Germany

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