Genealogy & History Primer: The World of our Ancestors in 1951 As we prepare for our newest exclusive English translation of another wonderful Czech genealogy article from the [...]
You Know Koláče, Knedlíky, and Pivo.  Now Bring on the Bohemian Gingerbread! As a youngster, I would often accompany my grandmother to help with her weekly grocery shopping.  I lov[...]
The Czech King: The Colossal Knedlíky If you have Bohemian (Czech) ancestry, there is a very good chance you love potatoes!  While this vegetable is often times referred to as ‘low[...]
Welcome to the conclusion of our 1866 exclusive translation of ‘The History of the Town of Veselý’ from the Czech genealogy volumes of Amerikán Národní Kalendář.  Today[...]
Genealogy Primer:  What was going on in the world in 1899? If you follow our website here, you know we love to add an historic focus to our genealogy work.  We are now preparing ou[...]
Please take note of this important call for input!  You could be part of a phenomenal undertaking for the future of Czech-American genealogy and history! Mila is doing amazing work[...]
Czech Genealogy: Why were writers and the press so important to our Czech ancestors? Recently one of the fans of Onward To Our Past® asked us a great question.  It was the followin[...]
Czech Genealogy: A Genealogy Assistant of Old: Hugo Chotek. English translation of the biography of Hugo Chotek as written in the 1912 edition of Amerikán Národní Kalendář. We here[...]
Genealogy Resource Available in New Format: The English translation of Hugo Chotek’s 1895 book is now in pdf. Our genealogy fans spoke and we at Onward To Our Past® listened! A few[...]
Czech Genealogy: A Brief Primer for Better Understanding Your Slavic Roots “My ancestors are Slavs.” While this is not a description you hear very often, if you have Bohemian (Czec[...]