Category Archives: Vopat

Finding Answers in the Czech Republic Archives

I am fairly new to genealogy. It was only a few months ago that I realized I now had time to do my own genealogy research rather than relying on other family members’ work. My goals were pretty limited when … Continue reading

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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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A Tale of Two Josef Vopats…in Ellsworth County, Kansas

I started my research with a few pages of notes that my brother shared with me. So I hopped on the Internet and started my searching. After putting Josef Vopat (the name of my great-grandfather) into a few search engines … Continue reading

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