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Re: Frank Starz b. 1900
Posted by: Alex Leeb (ID *****4018) Date: November 27, 2003 at 14:34:09
In Reply to: Frank Starz b. 1900 by Curt Starz of 4366


Curt.

It's just a matter of the dialect, Startz, and Starz, the same pronunciation. For example, Lutz and Luz are the same.
As to crossing the ocean more than once, it had something to do with not taking a risk.
Before they settled in North America, they wanted to make sure the opportunity is there, before they sold everything in the old country.
Go to google, once in "google:
www.google.com
type in the following link.
It's a map of all the villages in Banat.
Villages smaller than 500 inhabitants are not shown; Vucova is not shown but is located under "H-9",between Busiasch and Nitkydorf, letters on the side and numbers on top and bottom.
Vucova, is located between Busiasch and Nitzkydorf.
Vucova, was 'filial' to Nitzkydorf parish. In 1940, the German inhabitants was only about 456.
http://www.rootsweb.com/~romban/map/xymap.html

Still in 'Google', scroll down to the word "Haupttext"
click on "Translate this page",
It will give you a little history of "Busiasch and Vucova.
Haupttext - [Translate this page]

Alex.


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