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Gulish Name Study

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Date: 2017 [unknown]
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Surnames/tags: Gulish Goulish Gulyas
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Notes All register records were destroyed when WW2 passed through their village in 1943.In Slovika


Notes on the first generation Jan aka John Gulas. to America. My great great grandfather

NIck Goulish the baseball player of the 1940`s rookie before draft of ww2 was my 2nd cousin 1 time removed.

Research Notes

First generation Jan (John) Gulas born in Jastreb, Slovakia married in same place. His first marriage Anna . Sariske, Jastrabie, Slovakia. She passed away same place. Ann and Jan aka John children Michael Gulyas ( Goulish) and Joseph Gulyas (Goulish) . (Michael is my grandfather.) Came to America . Punxsutawney, PA With father and second wife Mary Wanchik (Vanchik) Gulish. They arrived in port in New York USA BEFORE MARC 1910 Michael Gulyas ( my grandfather) born in Shariska, Jastreb, Slovakia. My grandfather married my grandmother in Punxsutawney, Pa. He died in Warren, Hosp. in PA. USA He left behind his children. Mary, Joseph, Michael, Delphine and John. Spouse Margaret Platko Gulish passed away in 1938.

It seems that the Gulish`s and Platko`s inner twine in marriage. I do think that most of the marriage were prearranged.

Joseph Gulyas (Goulish) Which would be my 2nd great uncle. Son of Goulish-2. Born 7 April 1903 Shariska, Jastreb, Slovakia CZ. Passed away 24 April 1996. He lived in Flint, Michigan, USA. But, he retired in Florida, USA.

Now 2nd wife Mary Wanchik, (Vanchik) born 1882 in Shariska, Jastreb, Slovakia CZ Her mother`s maiden name was PIATEK. She passed away 29 July 1970 at Sewickley Valley, Hospital in PA. Mary and Jan AkA John children were John Gulyas born in Shariska, Jastreb, Slovakia He passed away when 3 or 4 years of age in Shariskia, Jastreb, Slovakia Their second son Andrew Joseph Gulish ( Gulyas) he was born 15 Feb 1911 in Horatio ,PA ,USA. Baptismal / Confirmation at St. Peter and Paul Byzantine Church Punxsutawney, PA, USA. He married 26 June 1937 to a Laura Valeria Iwanowski from Sharpsburg, PA USA. They were married at St. Stanislaus Church, Ambridge, PA. USA. They lived in Baden, PA. USA. He passed away 10 May 1989 at the age of 78 years old. He died at Sewickley Valley Hospital in PA. USA. Passed away from diabetic. His wife Laura`s parents were from Ambridge, PA. USE. Her parents were Joseph Iwanowski and Mary Kripple. ( Mary was born 1896 born in Poland 1907 and married at St. Stanislaus Church, Ambridge, PA USA. Andrew and Laura Gulyas son Andrew Joseph Gulyas . He had a son named Andrew Jr.

About the Project

The Gulish Name Study project serves as a collaborative platform to collect information on the Gulish name. The hope is that other researchers like you will join the study to help make it a valuable reference point for other genealogists who are researching or have an interest in the Gulish name.

As a One Name Study, this project is not limited to persons who are related biologically. Individual studies can be used to branch out the research into specific methods and areas of interest, such as geographically (England Gulishes), by time period (18th Century Gulishes), or by topic (Gulish DNA, Gulish Occupations, Gulish Statistics). These studies may also include a number of family branches which have no immediate link with each other. Some researchers may even be motivated to go beyond the profile identification and research stage to compile fully sourced, single-family histories of some of the families they discover through this name study project.

Also see the related surnames and surname variants.

How to Join

To join the Gulish Name Study, first start out by browsing our current research pages to see if there is a specific study ongoing that fits your interests. If so, feel free to add your name to the Membership list below, post an introduction comment on the specific team page, and then dive right in!

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Goals of the Gulish`s ONS

The goals of the Gulish One Name Study:

  1. Trace the name from Europe
  2. Try to find a common ancestor
  3. Trace the migration across America

Research Pages

Here are some of the current research pages included in the study. I'll be working on them, and could use your help!

  • All Census & Voter Lists results for Gulish
  • All Immigration & Emigration
  • Draft Cards for Gulish
  • U.S., Index to Alien Case Files

For more information on ordering records from the National Archives, https://www.archives.gov/research/immigration/aliens#copiesArchives website. To learn more about the records and the process for ordering files that are held at the USCIS, see their Genealogy https://www.uscis.gov/records/genealogy section.


Found multiple versions of NAME


It was not unusual for a last name to be altered as an ancestor entered a new country. With language difference between the new world and the old world .

The difference Between Czechoslovakia and Czech Republic.

Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic refer to names of countries. Czechoslovakia was a country which existed from 1918 to 1992; it does not exist anymore and was divided peacefully into two different nations, the Czech Republic and Slovakia on January 1st, 1993. Also. surnames that are connect to the Gulish`s. Figel, Filisko Lisum Cemy Platko

Where Does The Last Name Goulish Come From? nationality or country of origin The last name Goulish occurs most in The United States. It may appear as:. For other potential spellings of Goulish

The Gulish family name was founded in the USA around 1880-1920. But, from my research it seems mostly 1920. It seems the Gulish`s family name was the highest in New Jersey around 1880 about 5 families then. In 1920 there were at least 17 Gulish families in Pennsylvania.

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