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Re: Dowling, Oshop
Posted by: Lisa Oshop (ID *****1679) Date: May 01, 2012 at 11:35:56
In Reply to: Re: Dowling, Oshop by Sharon Watson of 1473

Hi Sharon. I just found your message today and hope I can help. I suspect Sue Oshop was the younger sister of my grandfather John. He was born in October 1913, the same year that my great-grandparents, John and Mary Oczep immigrated from Medzilaborce, a rural town in northeastern Slovakia. My family is of the Ruthenian ethnicity and belonged to the Greek Catholic Church. The name Oczep was Americanized in the 1920s by my great-grandfather to Oshop. I came by this information from my late grandfather's papers. Hope this helps.


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