Silesian Emigrant Ancestor Indexes 1879-1881, 1889

If your ancestors emigrated to America from the Czech lands in the second half of the 19th century, records of their emigration might exist in the local archives, in particular for those who left later. For example, here are Silesian applications for foreign emigration 1877-1879. Here are Silesian applications for foreign emigration 1880-1881. Here are Read more about Silesian Emigrant Ancestor Indexes 1879-1881, 1889[…]

What did my emigrant ancestors think when they saw Prague for the first (and probably only) time?

As I leave Moravia for the first time, of course I have had many thoughts about what it must have felt like for my ancestors as they left. Many, if not most, of them never had the opportunity to return home and ever again see this place, and more importantly, their family and friends who Read more about What did my emigrant ancestors think when they saw Prague for the first (and probably only) time?[…]