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Genealogy

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Slovak ancestors 

from Bosany, Brodzany, and surrounding villages

 including Turcianky and Nagy Belicz 

in Nitra county

Surnames include: BEZAK, BUJNA, CSICSMAN, DODOK, DOLNIK, DRAGULA, DUSKA, DUSKOVICS, DVONC, FABERA, GERGEL, HALMO, HODAL, HRKOLAC, JANCI, KOVAC, LAURINEC, MAZEY, MIKULAS, MINAREJE, OLAH, SKOLKA, SKVARENINA, SUTORA, SZOSTAK, TOTH, VLADAR, ZACH.

Generation No. 1

Joannes Halmo was born abt. 1725. His wife is unknown. He had the following children:

Generation No. 2

Georgius Halmo, son of Joannes, was born abt. 1745 and died April 21, 1810. He maried Anna Bujna, daughter of Georgius, on November 14, 1773 in Bosany. They had the following children:

Stephanus Halmo, son of Joannes, was born abt. 1750. He married Maria Jacubeje (daughter of Joannes, Tokes Ujfalu) on November 14, 1773. They had the following chhildren:

Generation No. 3

Joseph Halmo, son of Georgius Halmo & Anna Bujna,  was born in March 1785 in Bosany house #8. He married Eva Minareje on June 14, 1807 in Bosany. No record of any children.

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Michael Halmo, son of Georgius Halmo & Anna Bujna, was born on December 22, 1787 in Bosany house #53 and died in May 1830 in Bosany. He married Catherina Csicsman (daughter of Joannes Csicsman and Catherina Duska/Duskovics) on June 14, 1807 in Bosany. They had the following children:

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Eva Halmo, daughter of Stephan Halmo & Maria Jacubeje, was born on September 9, 1775. On November 11, 1793 she married Joseph Mikulas (son of Martin, Praznocz). They had the following children:

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Joseph Halmo, son of Stephan Halmo & Maria Jacubeje, was born on November 3, 1777. On November 11, 1793 he married Anna Mikulas (daughter of Martin, Praznocz). They had the following children:

Generation No. 4

Michael Halmo (son of Michael Halmo & Catherina Csicsman) was born in Bosany in September 1814 and died January 26, 1855. He married Maria Hodal (daugher of Georgius Hodal and Catherina Dolnik) on November 14, 1831 in Bosany. They had the following children:

Generation No. 5

Maria Halmo (daughter of Michael Halmo & Marial Hodal) was born on January 19, 1845 in Bosany. She married Joannes Dragula (son of Paulus Dragula and Maria Hrkolac) on February 16, 1863 in Krasno. They had the following children:

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Michael Halmo (son of Michael Halmo & Maria Hodal) was born January 26, 1848 in Bosany and died June 1, 1909 in Brodzany. He married Julianna Olah (daughter of Joannes Olah and Rosalia Sutora) on November 25, 1872 in Nagy Belicz. They had the following children:                            

Generation No. 6

 

Maria Dvonc and John Halmo with their children Stephen and John, late 1906 or early 1907.

Photo courtesy of Kathleen Keedle.

John Halmo (son of Michael Halmo & Julianna Olah) was born on January 9, 1874 in Turesanka (Turcianky), Slovakia.  He married Maria Dvonc of Nagy Belicz on November 8, 1899. 

John Halmo immigrated to the U.S. from Hamburg on the ship Graf Waldersee and arrived at the port of New York on May 8, 1903. A few months later, his wife and son John J. Halmo joined him. They landed in New York on September 19, 1903 on the ship Auguste Victoria

John Halmo and Maria Dvonc had the following children:

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Michael Halmo (son of Michael Halmo & Julianna Olah) was born October 21, 1877 in Brodzany. He married Anna Skolka (daughter of Joannes Skolka and Maria Mikula) on November 9, 1901 in Brodzany. He departed from Bremen on January 19, 1905 on the ship Oldenburg and landed at Baltimore, Maryland on February 5th, 1905.

Michael Halmo & Anna Skolka had the following children:

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Anna Halmo (daughter of Michael Halmo & Julianna Olah) was born July 27, 1881 in Brodzany and died August 7, 1955 in Brodzany. She married Joannes Fabera on May 13, 1900. They had the following children:

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Stefan Halmo (son of Michael Halmo & Julianna Olah) was born in 1885 in Brodzany and died January 18, 1972 in Canada. He married Angela Dragula (daughter of Stephan Dragula and Julianna Gergel) on November 7, 1910 in Brodzany. They had the following children:

The family immigrated to Canada on the ship Ascania, landing at the port of Quebec on July 28, 1929. They settled in Saskatchewan where they had their own farm.

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Maria Halmo (daughter of Michael Halmo & Julianna Olah) was born circa 1889 in Brodzany. She married Joannes Kovac (son of Gregory Kovac and Maria Toth) on November 7, 1910. They had the following children:

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Catherina Halmo (daughter of Michael Halmo & Julianna Olah) was born circa 1893 in Brodzany. She married Joannes Laurinec (son of Joseph Laurinec and Catherina Zach) on November 18, 1912. They had the following children:

Generation No. 7

John Joseph Halmo (son of John Halmo & Maria Dvonc) born in Brodzany on March 24, 1902; died in Lansing Michigan on July 20, 1996. On August 28, 1926 he married Helen Dodok. They had the following children:

John Joseph Halmo & Helen Elizabeth Dodok on their wedding day, August 28, 1926.

Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Cook & Kathleen Keedle.

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Stephan John Halmo (son of John Halmo & Maria Dvonc) was born in Chicago, Illinois on January 4, 1904 and died in St. John's, Michigan on March 28, 1996. On May 19, 1924, he married Valenda Mazey (daughter of Ambrose Mazey & Anna Gergel).

 

Stephen John Halmo & Valenda Mazey on their wedding day.

Stephen John Halmo and Valenda Mazey had the following children:

After his divorce, Stephan John Halmo married Harriett Szostak on February 4, 1941. They had the following children:

Stephen John Halmo and his second wife, Harriett Helene Szostak in February 1941.

Photo courtesy of Kathleen Keedle.

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 Joseph Halmo (son of Michael Halmo & Anna Skolka)was born on September 17, 1902 in Brodzany and married Maria Vladar (daughter of Joseph Vladar & Anna Skvarenina) on June 7, 1937.  They had the following children:

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Anton Joseph Halmo, Brodzany 1928

Anton Joseph Halmo (son of Michael Halmo & Anna Skolka) was born May 11, 1905, possibly in Brodzany, and died September 17, 1945 in Windsor Ontario Canada. He landed at New York's Ellis Island on July 14, 1922 on the ship Rotterdam. He returned to Slovakia for a few years. On June 8, 1928, he arrived at Quebec, Canada on the Empress of Australia. In 1932, he married Anna Janci (daughter of Stephan Janci & Maria Pudis). Anton Halmo and his wife Anna, were the founders of Halmo Jewellers in Windsor, Canada. They had the following children:

Numerous descendants of Joannes Halmo can be found throughout the U.S. and Canada under the surnames: Ainslie, Ballentyne, Cook, Galletti, Hagar, Halmo, Nettath, Pomedli, Scott, Wallace, Walter, Wolfe.

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This page was last edited on August 30, 2009 .