|Posted By:||Robert Jerin|
|Subject:||Re: SLACK (SLAK) Martin & Mary (GREGORICH)|
|Post Date:||September 26, 2012 at 03:42:26|
|Forum:||Slovenia Genealogy Forum|
Here is Naturalization info for Martin, you can obtain the paperwork at the National Archives at Chicago. Mary or Maria (Slovenian spelling) would have been made a Citizen at the same time
name: Martin Slak
event place: Joliet, Illinois
event date: 1894
nara publication title: Soundex Index to Naturalization Petitions for U.S. District & Circuit Courts, Northern District of Illinois and Immigration and Naturalization Service District 9, 1840-1950
nara publication number: M1285
nara roll number: 158
film number: 1432158
digital folder number: 004641292
image number: 05545
Where did you find his ship manifest? I can not find it.
GREGORIC is a patronimic name, from the male given name Gregor (Gregory in Eng) IC ending means son of.
Have you checked the baptismal records for the children? Often times these will list the birthplace of the parents.
The online Slovenian Phone book has 202 listings for SLAK (sounds like slahk) and 470 for GREGORIÈ
Here is a link to the Slovenian Genealogy Society based in the city with the second largest population of Slovenians, outside Ljubljana, Cleveland Ohio
Once you find enough info... you will need to visit beautiful Slovenia, as they say located on the "sunny side of the Alps"
Slovenian Slak, a nickname from slak ‘bindweed’
Croatian Heritage Museum