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Susan Crayne
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  • Morgantown, WV
  • United States
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Brenda Dyck commented on Susan Crayne's blog post Possibly my great-great-grandparents?
"There is a group on Facebook that will restore photos (free). Maybe that will help determine who they are??? https://www.facebook.com/groups/805819599495524/"
Dec 16, 2015
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Jan 6, 2015
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Szilagyi family research

My great-great-grandmother was Elizabeth Szilagyi, she was born 11 Feb 1853 (according to the obituary found in a Michigan newspaper).  Her parents were listed on her death certificate as Teme Szilagyi and Ersebet Cauka.  Elizabeth married Sgimond or Zsigmond Bertalan between 1872 and 1874 (census gives her age of first marriage as 20)  in Hungary.  Zsigmond died before 1910 because on the ship record for their son Imre, he lists his mother, the widow Zsigmond Bertalan.Elizabeth and Zsigmond…See More
Nov 29, 2014
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Unknown Hungarian relative: Picture of the week 6/21/14

Update:  On the back of this photo there is writing in Hungarian that says:With loving memories to my godfather and family, Emma and it's dated 1955.See More
Nov 16, 2014
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Unknown Hungarian relatives: Picture of the day

This is one of many pictures of unknown relatives we found at my grandmother's house.  This was taken in McKeesport, PA.See More
Nov 13, 2014
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More unknown possible relatives

Here's another photo from my grandmother's house.  I believe these people where somehow related to my great-grandparents Janos Peto and Esther Liska or maybe just friends. See More
Nov 8, 2014
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Jul 27, 2014
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Unknown Hungarian relative: Picture of the week 6/21/14

Update:  On the back of this photo there is writing in Hungarian that says:With loving memories to my godfather and family, Emma and it's dated 1955.See More
Jun 22, 2014
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Unknown Hungarian relatives: Picture of the day 5/1/14

These appear to be group wedding pictures.  They all come from Perth Amboy, NJ which is where my great-grandparents Janos (John) Peto and Ester Stella Liska were married in 1905, but we have no idea who these people are.See More
Jun 20, 2014
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Unknown Hungarian relative: Picture of the week 6/15/14

This is Frank Mattes a photographer in Philadelphia, PA.  He was born 14 Jul 1881 in Vesprod, Bacs-Bodrog, Hungary,  he came to the US in 1906 and was naturalized in 1914.  He married Magdalena "Lena" Teufel and they had a son names Frank Jr who was born in 1912 but died in 1915, and a daughter Anna Helen Mattes, born in 24 Jan 1917 who was still single and living at home in 1940.  The last record I have found on Frank is his 1942 WWII draft card and he is still living in Philadelphia. What I…See More
Jun 16, 2014
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Unknown Hungarian relative: Picture of the week 6/5/14

On the back of this photo it says "The church where Lajos and others are."   We aren't sure who Lajos or the others are and we don't know where this is located either.UPDATE: June 10, 2014 After viewing this picture some very kind soul did some research and found this Brooks House was the Brooks Settlement House in Hammond, Indiana.  I did a quick search and found a Lajos Peto in…See More
Jun 11, 2014
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May 31, 2014
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Unknown Hungarian relative: Picture of the week 5/26/14

It's been a really busy weekend so I'm pretty late getting this posted.  In honor of Memorial Day,  here's a soldier.  I THINK this might be my great-grandfather's brother.  Surname Peto or Petho.....Not sure though. See More
May 26, 2014

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What surnames are you interested in researching?
Grable, Porter, Zollars, Barr, Hupp, Craig, Crumrine, Cary, Crayne, Guiher, Gohn, McKinney, Peto, Liska, Bertalan, Szilagyi, Bayjuz, Csuka.
What countries and other locations are you interested in researching?
Hungary, Austria
What is your level of genealogy knowledge?
Intermediate Family History Researcher
For what reason did you start genealogy research?
My dad would always draw family trees and so I've been interested from a young age. My mother's father and all her grandparents came over from Hungary in the early 1900s, but there's never been a lot of knowledge about them, so I've always wanted to know more.

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Hungarian relative, name unknown

Posted on January 17, 2015 at 12:03pm

Another unknown wedding couple

Posted on January 17, 2015 at 12:02pm

Possibly my great-great-grandparents?

This photo is in a frame and was found among my great-grandfather's (Janos Peto) belongings.  Possibly his parents?

Posted on January 6, 2015 at 7:48am — 1 Comment

Photos of Janos Peto, my great grandfather

This is my great grandfather, Janos (John) Peto sometime in the late 1960s early 1970s.  Not sure who the baby is though.

This is him in the 1950s I think....looking like a movie gangster. :)…

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Posted on January 6, 2015 at 7:33am

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