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From: "Emil Lenkey" <>
Subject: Re: [FEEFHS] Anton WEISKOPF
Date: Sat, 13 Oct 2007 07:41:34 -0700

wish that i could help, but i can't. you probably should find a genealogist
who works the area, and they may be able to help u.

> [Original Message]
> From: jjouglet <>
> To: <>
> Date: 10/13/2007 5:42:06 AM
> Subject: [FEEFHS] Anton WEISKOPF
> Anton WEISKOPF is my 2nd great-grandfather, born in
> 1819 ca in Bohemia. He was 49 when he immigrated with
> daughter, Anna 10 on 18 July 1868 to Port of Baltimore, MD. They
settled in Chicago, IL, he is listed in city
> directories for Chicago in the 1870's but I do not find him
> on a census until 1880 where he appears with wife, Josephine (Josey) who
came from Bayern. I believe Josey's
> maiden name to be Deimel. Also in 1880 census is daughter, Mary born
approx.1861; Charley born 1866;
> August George born 17 Jun 1869 (my great-grandfather) born in Chicago
and Frank born 1874 in Chicago.
> However, now I find there were two older daughters born
> in Europe, Anna who immigrated with Anton, born 1858 ca;
> and Emilie born 23 Nov 1859 in Austria (per her death record). Most all
the family stayed in the Chicago area and
> August, my great-grandfather, settled in Decatur, IL later
> where I was born.
> In trying to find where in Bohemia Anton was born, I know
> he is listed on his immigration record as being on the Czech Immigration
list, but I have not been able to find the
> town he came from. Does anyone know anything about
> this family? Judy
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