Anastasia Naiser

I found a really cool naturalization record which shows the village of origin of an ancestor. Look! It even has her picture! This is my great great aunt’s daughter, Anastasia Františka Naiser (22 August 1879-24 June 1974). Here is her 22 August 1879 birth record, but not in Vratimov (written as Ratimov in her naturalization record), in neighboring Read more about Anastasia Naiser[…]

The Anna Perašek Village of Origin Problem: Mary Golka/Golík

I really feel for anybody who is struggling to trace their Moravian Czech ancestors to a village of origin. I especially feel for anybody who has dealt with what I call the “Anna Perašek” problem, after a woman who has eluded me for years. To qualify for the “Anna Perašek” problem, your ancestor must do Read more about The Anna Perašek Village of Origin Problem: Mary Golka/Golík[…]