logo


Chapter Five, Part Two of “The Genealogy & History of the Original Bohemians (Czechs) in Cleveland, Ohio, USA”  Searching for the Genealogy of Our Adam Family Where were we? As[...]
The “Harding Bohemian Genealogy Treasure Chest” is going online now at Onward To Our Past® Recently Onward To Our Past® received what we have come to call “The Harding Bohemian Gen[...]
SURNAME INDEX for ‘The Harding Bohemian Genealogy Treasure Chest’ as found exclusively at the Onward To Our Past® ********************** As of February 2, 2014  The following are t[...]
Chapter Four, Part Four of “The Genealogy & History of the Original Bohemians (Czechs) in Cleveland, Ohio, USA” The Novák/Nowak Family Continued. Where did we leave off? When w[...]
Chapter Four: The Genealogy and Family History of the NOVAK (NOWAK) Family: Part One    As you have read in Chapters One, Two, and Three you know that we have at this point searche[...]
Chapter Two: Identifying the Original Sixteen   Now we know a bit more about what the city of Cleveland was like when our first Bohemians arrived as immigrant settlers.  However, w[...]
If you have been following my work here in genealogy, ancestry, and family history, you know that my firm, Onward To Our Past® recently completed a year-long project to translate H[...]
Just a day or two ago, I was informed by Mila Rechcigl that he has a new book about to go to print.  Mila is past president and currently Scholar-in-Residence for the SVU or Czecho[...]
Recently a couple of readers asked a very good question as they were reading the 1895 Hugo Chotek book on the early Cleveland, Ohio Bohemian (Czech) immigrant community,  translate[...]
Not too long ago I was tracing a first cousin from Bohemia across the United States.  This elusive fellow, Frantisek Knechtl, was a tough one for me to follow, document, and record[...]