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Some Immigrant Stories from Around Ellsworth County

The hours of research and reading I have spent looking for information on my family has led me to some interesting tidbits and tales of life around Ellsworth County. Some of the stories I happened upon are not relevant to … 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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