Author Archives: Peggy

Where is Anna Riedl from?

From the beginning of my research, I focused on finding my great-grandfather Josef Vopat’s ancestors in Czech Republic. After all, thanks to my brother and a cousin, I had information on him and had a place to start. I kept … Continue reading

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Just Who Were the Bartuneks?

Josef and Maria/Mary Bartunek were my great-great grandparents. They came from somewhere in either Bohemia or Moravia, arriving in Kansas sometime before 1890. That pretty much sums it up what I know about the Bartunek family. I heard plenty of … Continue reading

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Ellsworth County, KS Genealogy Research Resources

I have been scouring the web for all things Ellsworth County, Kansas, especially for genealogy information that may be posted somewhere. I have not found a huge amount of anything, but I have found a few items. So, here is … Continue reading

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