Category Archives: Bartunek

What is the Correct Spelling of Bartunek?

How many ways can Bartunek be spelled? Researching immigrants tends to be an exercise in frustration¬† patience. I am not sure if the spelling changes are due to clerical errors, language differences or the fact that my relatives just wanted … 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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