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What surnames are you interested in researching?
Kaderabek, Bezdicek, Vysoky, Jicinsky, Tomec, Schmiedel, Gunther
What countries and other locations are you interested in researching?
Czech Republic (Vysoke Myto, Jachymov, Pisek, Mlada Boleslav, Pardubice)
What is your level of genealogy knowledge?
Intermediate Family History Researcher
Material k slovniku technologickemu (Material for the technological dictionary) written by my great great grandfather Arnost Vysoky (1823 - 1872).

He invented the following colour glazes used in ceramic and glass industries:
U3O8 - green oxide of uranium, one of the more popular forms of yellowcake
Na2U2O7.6H20 - uranium yellow
UO3 - uranyl oxide
K2U2O7 - potassium uranate

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Arnost Vysoky (1823 - 1872)

My great great grandfather Arnost Vysoky was born in south Bohemian town Varvazov. He studied at grammar school in Pisek and later on in Prague. During his holidays he would collect Czech folk songs and poems and some of them were included in a book by famous Czech writer Karel Jaromir Erben, which was published in 1862. He studied history at first but later he followed the advice of his friend and went to Banska Stiavnica, Slovakia, to study mining. He finished his studies in Loeben, Austria… Continue

Posted on July 18, 2009 at 8:00am

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At 4:06pm on September 12, 2009, Cheltenham4u said…

Thank you for adding Cheltenham4u Family History Guide.
At 1:11pm on July 16, 2009, CHASTITY said…
Welcome, Jana!




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