Looking for info on John Andrew Gergely born in 1860

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Gail, I added John Andrew's WikiTree ID to your question so people can find his profile. Vic

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From the Iowa records, it appears that John and Anna Jakob had at least the following children:

* John Jr., b. ca. 1887; d. 6 Oct 1914 at Spring Creek, Mahaska Co, Iowa, age 27("Iowa, County Death Records, 1880-1992," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVMN-94N7 : accessed 11 May 2016), John Gergley in entry for John Gergley, 06 Oct 1914; citing Death, Spring Creek, Mahaska, Iowa, United States, page 6, offices of county clerk from various counties; FHL microfilm 1,787,342.)

* Lizzie, b. 30 Dec 1890 Mahaska("Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XVDG-N53 : accessed 11 May 2016), John Gergley in entry for Lizzie Gergley, 1890.)

* Verana, b. 30 Decc 1890 Mahaska ("Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XVDG-N5C : accessed 11 May 2016), John Gergley in entry for Varana Gergley, 1890.)

* Steven, b. 23 Dec 1891, Mahaska Co. ("Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XVDG-V7F : accessed 11 May 2016), John Gergely in entry for Steven Gergely, 1891.); m Leona Gasper 7 May 1921 Mahaska Co.("Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VJPX-326 : accessed 11 May 2016), Jno Gergely in entry for Stephen Gergely and Leona Gasper, 1921.)

* Unknown, b. 1 Dec 1893 Mahaska ("Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XVDG-GS8 : accessed 11 May 2016), John Gergley in entry for Gergley, 1893.)

* Verna, b. 11 Jan 1896 Mahaska ("Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XVDG-TZT : accessed 11 May 2016), John Gergle in entry for Verna Gergle, 1896.); m. Joseph G. Durboia (Durbola?) 28 Jun 1919 at Albia, Monroe, Iowa ("Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XJRD-1FC : accessed 11 May 2016), John Gergeley in entry for Joseph G. Durbola and Veronica Or Vernie Gergely, 28 Jun 1919; citing Albia, Monroe, Iowa, reference 2:3HVSB12; FHL microfilm 1,887,842.)

* Andia, son b. ca. 1897; d. Oct 1914 at Spring Creek, Mahaska Co., Iowa, aged 17("Iowa, County Death Records, 1880-1992," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVMN-94NS : accessed 11 May 2016), John Gergley in entry for Andia Gergley, Oct 1914; citing Death, Spring Creek, Mahaska, Iowa, United States, page 6, offices of county clerk from various counties; FHL microfilm 1,787,342.)

* Peter Paul, b. 01 Jul 1900, Mahaska Co. (this record shows father was John Stephen Gergely)("Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XVDP-HQ3 : accessed 11 May 2016), John Stephen Gergely in entry for Peter Paul Gergely, 1900.); Paul A. m. Grace Cain 1 Dec 1930 Lovilia, Monroe, Iowa ("Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XJVW-5JL : accessed 11 May 2016), John Gergeley in entry for Paul A. Gergley and Grace Cain, 1930.)

* Catherine, b. 16 July 1902, Mahaska Co.("Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XVDP-6RD : accessed 11 May 2016), John Gergely in entry for Catherine Gergely, 1902.)

* Margaret, b. 05 Jul 1904 Mahaska Co.("Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XVDP-VXY : accessed 11 May 2016), John Gergely in entry for Margaret Gergely, 1904.)

* Margret, b. 16 July 1906 Mahaska Co.("Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XVZS-Y8X : accessed 11 May 2016), John Gergly in entry for Margrete Gergly, 1906.)

* Helen, b. 11 Jan 1908 Mahaska Co.("Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XVZS-1L7 : accessed 11 May 2016), John Gergely in entry for Hellen Gergely, 1908.)

On the 1900 US Census, East Des Moines Township, Mahaska, Iowa, John, b. June 1860, lived with his wife Anna and 7 children.  The two oldest children, Mary, 14, and John, 12, were born in Hungary.  The other children were born in Iowa.  John and Anna's estimated year of marriage was 1884.  John, a coal miner, came to the USA in 1886 and Anna came in 1888.  Anna has had 9 children, 7 of whom are living.("United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M925-6Z7 : accessed 11 May 2016), John Gergely, East Des Moines Township, Mahaska, Iowa, United States; citing sheet 12B, family 255, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,240,446.)

Also, if you subscribe to Ancestry.com, Michael Kurimski, a descendant of Nellie Helen Gergely Kurimski, has posted a fairly extensive tree with lots of picture of people and gravestones at http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/50034948/family?cfpid=13049655842

 

by Vic Watt G2G6 Pilot (330k points)
selected by Gail McDonald

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