Posted By:Robert Jerin
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Subject:Re: John and Madeline Vekoff
Post Date:May 12, 2013 at 15:46:43
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They arrived under the name VEKOV from Vinga, Romania

Stella under the name Anastasia.

Race listed as Bulgarian

John Sr was in the hospital at Ellis Island until Feb 24, 1921 (about 7 days)

Vinga is located in what was the old Banat region of Hungary prior to WW I. At one time Bulgarians were the majority in Vinga

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vinga

http://www.eliznik.org.uk/RomaniaHistory/minority-bulgarian.htm

Robert Jerin
Croatian Heritage Museum
Cleveland Ohio