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Elizabeth (Alzbeta) Tomko - Present day Slovakia showing Svinica and Vysna Kamenica. Svinica was Petőszinye in Austria-Hungary and Vysna Kamenica was Felső Kemence (or Kemencze).
Elizabeth (Alzbeta) Tomko
Present day Slovakia showing Svinica and Vysna Kamenica. Svinica was Petőszinye in Austria-Hungary and Vysna Kamenica was Felső Kemence (or Kemencze).



Elizabeth (Alzbeta) Tomko - Svinica
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Elizabeth (Alzbeta) Tomko
Svinica
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Elizabeth (Alzbeta) Tomko - Svinica
Source: www.cassovia.sk/obce/svinica/
Elizabeth (Alzbeta) Tomko
Svinica
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Elizabeth (Alzbeta) Tomko - Possible immigration information from New York passenger records. Ship SS Trave (Bremen, Germany and Southhampton, England to New York) arrived in New York on 19 July 1890. Not positive these are the right people. Just a theory…
Elizabeth (Alzbeta) Tomko
Possible immigration information from New York passenger records. Ship SS Trave (Bremen, Germany and Southhampton, England to New York) arrived in New York on 19 July 1890. Not positive these are the right people. Just a theory…



Elizabeth (Alzbeta) Tomko - George (Midge) Feige, Elizabeth Tomko Korch, Pearl Korch
Elizabeth (Alzbeta) Tomko
George (Midge) Feige, Elizabeth Tomko Korch, Pearl Korch
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Elizabeth (Alzbeta) Tomko - Elizabeth Tomko Korch and Mary Korch
Elizabeth (Alzbeta) Tomko
Elizabeth Tomko Korch and Mary Korch
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Elizabeth (Alzbeta) Tomko - National Slovak Society -
Elizabeth (Alzbeta) Tomko
National Slovak Society - "Traveling Card"? December 1938
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Elizabeth (Alzbeta) Tomko - Elizabeth Tomko Korch
Elizabeth (Alzbeta) Tomko
Elizabeth Tomko Korch
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Elizabeth (Alzbeta) Tomko - Elizabeth Tomko Korch
Elizabeth (Alzbeta) Tomko
Elizabeth Tomko Korch
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Elizabeth (Alzbeta) Tomko - Elizabeth Tomko Korch, Anna Korch Feige, Vivian Feige, Mary Korch
Elizabeth (Alzbeta) Tomko
Elizabeth Tomko Korch, Anna Korch Feige, Vivian Feige, Mary Korch
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Elizabeth (Alzbeta) Tomko - Elizabeth Tomko Korch
Elizabeth (Alzbeta) Tomko
Elizabeth Tomko Korch
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Elizabeth (Alzbeta) Tomko - Mount Zion Cemetery, Webster, MA
Elizabeth (Alzbeta) Tomko
Mount Zion Cemetery, Webster, MA
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Elizabeth (Alzbeta) Tomko - National Slovak Society - Life Insurance Policy Claim? 29 Jun 1946
Elizabeth (Alzbeta) Tomko
National Slovak Society - Life Insurance Policy Claim? 29 Jun 1946
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Elizabeth (Alzbeta) Tomko - National Slovak Society - Letter testifying that Elizabeth Korch is Elizabeth Kovalcik - dated 15 Apr 1946
Elizabeth (Alzbeta) Tomko
National Slovak Society - Letter testifying that Elizabeth Korch is Elizabeth Kovalcik - dated 15 Apr 1946
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  Elizabeth (Alzbeta)  Tomko forget me not

  (July 1868Svinica, Košice, Slovakia (Petőszinye, Abauj-Torna, Austria-Hungary)  - 11 February 1946Thompson, Windham, Connecticut, USA )  

Elizabeth (Alzbeta) Tomko was born July 1868 in Svinica, Košice, Slovakia (Petőszinye, Abauj-Torna, Austria-Hungary). Elizabeth (Alzbeta) Tomko was the child of George (Gyorge) Tomko and Anna Pasicsak

She married  Andrew (Andras) Korch Kovalčík 22 August 1891 in Manhattan, New York, New York, USA (New York City) .  The couple had (at least) 9 children. Andrew (Andras) Korch Kovalčík  was born July 1868 in Vyšná Kamenica (Vysna Kamenica), Košice, Slovakia (Felso Kemencze, Abauj-Torna, Austria-Hungary) .  He died 14 October 1939 in Webster, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA .  He was the son of Andreas Kovalycik and Borka Stryciko.

Elizabeth (Alzbeta) Tomko died 11 February 1946 in Thompson, Windham, Connecticut, USA.


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Birth
July 1868
Svinica, Košice, Slovakia (Petőszinye, Abauj-Torna, Austria-Hungary)

News1874 - Curious Clock
A Thompson, Connecticut, clock company has shipped a curious clock to San Francisco, to be placed in...Read MORE...


News1875 - Shooting
A tragedy which grew out of a drunken row, occurred in Thompson, Conn., the 25th, when Edward Ryan s...Read MORE...


Invention1876 - March 7 – Alexander Graham Bell is granted a United States patent for an invention he calls the telephone (patent #174,466).

March 7, 1876

News1877 - Cure for Opium Habit
A resident of Thompson, Connecticut, publishes a cure for the "opium habit" that seems very simple. ...Read MORE...


Invention1877 - Thomas Edison announces his invention of the phonograph, a machine that can record sound, considered Edison's first great invention. Edison demonstrates the device for the first time on November 29.
The Phonograph.
The Scientific American contains the first announcement of what may be the most won...Read MORE...


Invention1879 - Incandescent light bulb is invented (Thomas Alva Edison, United States)
Edison still claims that his electric light is a complete success, and says he can now furnish it at...Read MORE...


Invention1884 - Photographic film is invented (George Eastman, United States)


Invention1884 - The roller coaster (LeMarcus A. Thompson, United States)



NOTE: Response to inquiry on Ancestry.com -- "Yes, Andras Kovalcsik and Elizabeth Tomko had one son Andras, born 9 AUG 1889 there in Felso Kamence, but I am sorry to say, it seems that he was born out of wedlock. Andras Kovalcsik was an Lutheran and Elizabeth Tomko was Helvetian confession.
They ha...Read MORE...


Invention1889 - The automobile is invented (Gottlieb Daimler, Germany)


1891 Marriage / Union
Elizabeth (Alzbeta) Tomko and Andrew (Andras) Korch Kovalčík 22 August 1891, Manhattan, New York, New York, USA (New York City)

News1891 - FOUR TRAINS SMASHED UP - DISASTROUS ACCIDENT ON THE NEW-ENGLAND ROAD.
TWO FREIGHT TRAINS COLLIDED, THEN TWO PASSENGER TRAINS RAN INTO THE WRECK - THREE MEN KILLED AND SEV...Read MORE...


Invention1891 - The motion picture camera is invented (Thomas Alva Edison, William K.L. Dickson, United States)
LIGHT AND SOUND UNITED
EDISON OUTDOES HIMSELF IN THE KINETOGRAPH.
It is to Reproduce a Picture of ...Read MORE...


World History1893 - May 1 - World's Columbian Exposition
World's Columbian Exposition is held in Chicago, commemorating the 400th anniversary of European exp...Read MORE...


Invention1893 - The electric toaster is invented (Crompton Co., UK)


Invention1893 - The zipper is invented (Whitcomb L. Judson, United States)


Invention1897 - Aspirin is invented (Felix Hoffmann (Bayer), Germany)


News1899 - FIRE AT EAST THOMPSON. Railroad Station, Engine House and Signal Tower Burned Down.
New London, Nov. 7. - The railroad station at East Thompson, Conn., on the main line, Midland divisi...Read MORE...


1900 Thompson, Windham, Connecticut
CT page 40 of 56 #526 Thompson. Andrew is listed as born in July 1868, 31 years old working in woolen mill.
Elizabeth July 1868, 31 years old. They have been married for 12 years. They have had 6 children. 6 children are still living.
Daughter Elizabeth, 15 and Son Andrew, 13 both born in Austria...Read MORE...


Invention1903 - The first engine-powered airplane is invented (Wilbur & Orville Wright, United States)
LIKE A BIRD AEROPLANE FLIES.
Two Americans Solve Great Problem of Aerial Navigation With a Flying M...Read MORE...


Invention1906 - August 22 – The first Victor Victrola, a phonographic record player, is manufactured.
Splendid Talking Machine.
The Victor Victrola, a splendid new talking machine, is being exhibited b...Read MORE...


Invention1907 - The electric washing machine is invented (Alva J. Fisher, United States)


Invention1908 - First Model-T car is produced by Henry Ford (United States)
FORD FACTORY CLEVERNESS
The Ford Motor Company from now until July will manufacture in quantities o...Read MORE...


1910
CT page 17 of 54 #589 Thompson (Wilsonville Village) Andrew Korch listed as farmer, age 44.
With wife, Elizabeth, 44, born in Austria, parents both born in Austria.
Sons, George, 15, and Edward, 18, Mary, 9 and daughter Mae, age 2.
George works in a woolen mill. Children all born in CT. Will...Read MORE...


World History1912 - April 15 - Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic
At 2:20 a.m. on April 15, 1912, the British ocean liner Titanic sinks into the North Atlantic Ocean ...Read MORE...


Invention1913 - The assembly line is invented (Henry Ford, United States)


Invention1913 - The bra is invented (Mary Phelps Jacob, United States)


World History1914 - August 1 - World War I begins: Germany declares war on Russia and France and invades Belgium
August 1, 1914 - Germany declares war on Russia. France and Belgium begin full mobilization.

Augu...Read MORE...


World History1919 - June 28 - The Treaty of Versailles is signed, blaming Germany for World War I and creating a League of Nations
World War I (1914-1918) was finally over. This first global conflict had claimed from 9 million to 1...Read MORE...


1920
Thompson, CT Windham county image 47 of 59 ED 350 roll T625_198 shows Andrew (last name spelled KOCH)
estimated birth year 1866 living with Elizabeth and Mary E., Edward, Mary (daughter-in-law) and Louise (granddaughter).
Andrew appears to be 53, b. Slovakland (northern Hungary), year of immigrat...Read MORE...


Invention1923 to 1927 - Television is invented (Vladimir Kosma Zworykin (Russia), Philo Taylor Farnsworth (United States))


Invention1926 - The aerosol can is invented (Erik Rotheim, Norway)


Invention1928 - Sliced bread (bread slicing machine) is invented by Otto Frederick Rohwedder (United States)


World History1929 - February 11 - Independent State of Vatican City created by Lateran Treaty
Lateran Concordat of 1929
On February 11th, 1929, an historic treaty was signed between the Italian...Read MORE...


Invention1930 - Scotch tape is invented (Richard Drew (3M), United States)


1930
Thompson, CT Windham county shows Andrew Korcha living with Elizabeth on Long Branch Road (owns the property).
Elizabeth and Andrew born in Czechoslovakia. Both Age 64. Estimated birth years 1866.
Age of first marriage for both: 19
Both are able to read, write and speak English.
Their home is va...Read MORE...


World History1930 - February 18 - Pluto is discovered
Pluto was discovered at the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona, by astronomer Clyde W. Tombaug...Read MORE...


1930
In 1930 US Census, a John Tomcko, age 40 and his wife Anna, age 41 are living in Windham, Windham, Connecticut with their family. John and Anna were both born in Slovakia. John came to the US in 1915. Anna came in 1903. John's age of 1st marriage is 21. Anna's is 20. Living with them are son, Steve,...Read MORE...


Invention1931 - The paper towel is invented (Arthur Scott, United States)


Invention1934 - The metal beverage can is invented (American Can Co., United States)


Invention1938 - October 27 - Du Pont announces a name for its new synthetic yarn: "nylon".

Click here to go to sourcewww.wikipedia.org - October 27, 1938

Invention1938 - The ballpoint pen is invented (Lazlo Biro, Hungary)


World History1939 - September 1 - World War II begins: Germany invades Poland

September 1, 1939

News1940 - Railroad Abandoned
April 11 - The New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad Co. abandons its rail line from Webster to Ea...Read MORE...


1940 Thompson, Windham, Connecticut
114 Wilsonville
Kovalchk Elizabeth, head, 73, widow, b. Austria
Kovalcek George, head, 45, b. CT, weaver, woolen mill. $496
Kovalcek Warren, son, 11, b. CT
Click here to go to source1940 U.S. Census
Added: 4/7/2012 1:02:47 PM - 1  Updated: 4/7/2012 1:02:56 PM - 1

World History1944 - June 6 - WWII – D-Day:
155,000 Allied troops shipped from England land on the beaches of Normandy in northern France, begin...Read MORE...


Invention1944 - Sunscreen is invented (Benjamin Green, United States)


World History1945 - August 6 – WWII: Atomic bombing of Hiroshima: A United States B-29 Superfortress, the Enola Gay, drops an atomic bomb, codenamed "Little Boy", on Hiroshima, Japan, at 8:15 a.m. (local time).
Blasting of Hiroshima
Atomic Bomb Kills 150,000
...All Living Things Seared To Death, Tokyo Says
...Read MORE...


World History1945 - August 9 - Atomic bombing of Nagasaki: A United States B-29 Bomber, Bockscar, drops an atomic bomb, codenamed "Fat Man", on Nagasaki, Japan, at 11:02 a.m. (local time).
Another Atomic Bomb Dropped on Enemy City
Important Kyushu City of Nagasaki Struck With 'Good Resul...Read MORE...


World History1945 - September 2 - World War II ends
WORLD IS AT PEACE
Japan Surrenders Formally, Unconditionally to Allies in Short Ritual; V-J Day Tod...Read MORE...


Invention1945 - The atomic bomb is invented (J. Robert Oppenheimer, et al., United States)


Death
11 February 1946
Thompson, Windham, Connecticut, USA


Marriage / Union(s) and Child(ren)


Elizabeth (Alzbeta) Tomko married  Andrew (Andras) Korch Kovalčík-- Date: 22 August 1891 Place: Manhattan, New York, New York, USA (New York City)
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Andrew (Andras) Korch Kovalčík was the son of Andreas Kovalycik and Borka Stryciko


Name: Elizabeth Tomko
Gender: Female
Marriage Date: 22 Aug 1891
Marriage Place: Manhattan, New York, USA
Spouse: Andreas Kovalycik
Certificate Number: 9870

Ancestry.com. New York, New York, Marriage Indexes 1866-1937 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014.
Original data: Index to New York City Marriages, 1866-1937. Indices prepared by the Italian Genealogical Group and the German Genealogy Group, and used with permission of the New York City Department of Records/Municipal Archives.
Updated: 1/23/2014 10:14:03 AM


Children:
 Elizabeth Korch (December 1884, Vyšná Kamenica (Vysna Kamenica), Košice, Slovakia (Felso Kemencze, Abauj-Torna, Austria-Hungary) - 1967, Webster, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA)

 Andrew Henry Korch (9 August 1887, Vyšná Kamenica (Vysna Kamenica), Košice, Slovakia (Felso Kemencze, Abauj-Torna, Austria-Hungary) - 21 April 1973, Webster, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA)

 Anna R Korch (5 July 1891, East Lyme, New London, Connecticut, USA - 28 October 1971, Dudley, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA)

 John Fred Korch (20 July 1892, East Lyme, New London, Connecticut, USA - 23 September 1975, Manchester, Hartford, Connecticut, USA)

 George Frank Korch (12 July 1894, East Lyme, New London, Connecticut, USA - 1955, )

 Edward Thomas Korch (1 April 1897, Thompson, Windham, Connecticut, USA - 26 January 1971, Webster, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA)

 Mary B Korch (21 June 1900, Connecticut, USA - 15 August 1965, Ohio, USA)

 Helen Korch (abt. 1902, Connecticut, USA - , )

 Mae Alice Korch (4 May 1908, Webster, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA - 3 September 1972, Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, USA)



Death


Died in Fabyan section of Thompson, CT


WEBSTER, Feb. 11. - Mrs. Elizabeth (Tomko) Korch, 81, a former resident, died today in Fabyan, Conn. She leaves 81 descendants, including four daughters, Elizabeth and Mary Korch, Mrs. Anna Feige and Mrs. Mae Agacki; four sons, George, Andrew, John and Edmond, all of Webster; 40 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren also survive.

The body was taken to the funeral home of Bernard J. Shaw. Services will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 in the Church of the Reconciliation. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery.

Worcester Daily Telegram
Worcester, Massachusetts
Tuesday, February 12, 1946


Mrs. Elizabeth Korch
WEBSTER - Feb. 14 -

The funeral of Mrs. Elizabeth Korch of Ash street was this afternoon with services in the Church of the Reconciliation. Reverend Theodore Johnson officiated. Bearers were William Feige, Richard Feige, Edward Korch, Leo Baker, George Wentworth and James Goode. Burial was in Mt. Zion Cemetery in charge of Bernard J. Shaw.

Worcester Daily Telegram
Worcester, Massachusetts
Thursday, February 14, 1946
Buried at:
Mount Zion Cemetery
Old Worcester Rd.
Rte 12
Webster, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA



Added: 12/16/1999 12:00:00 AM

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