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  (b. July 1868Svinica, Košice, Slovakia   d. 11 February 1946Thompson, Connecticut, USA )  
Summary: Elizabeth (Alzbeta) (Erzsébet) TOMKO was born July 1868 in Svinica, Košice, Slovakia . Elizabeth (Alzbeta) (Erzsébet) TOMKO was the child of George (György) TOMKO and Anna PASICSÁK (PASITSÁK)

Elizabeth (Alzbeta) (Erzsébet) was an immigrant to the United States, arriving by 1890.

She married  Andrew (András) KORCH (KOVALČÍK) 22 August 1891 in Manhattan, New York, USA .  The couple had (at least) 9 children. Andrew (András) KORCH (KOVALČÍK)  was born July 1868 in Vyšná Kamenica, Košice, Slovakia (Felso Kemencze, Abauj-Torna, Austria-Hungary) (Vysna Kamenica) .  He died 14 October 1939 in Webster, Massachusetts, USA .  He was the son of Andreas KOVALYCIK and Borka STRYCIKO.

Elizabeth (Alzbeta) (Erzsébet) TOMKO died 11 February 1946 in Thompson, Connecticut, USA.
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Elizabeth (Alzbeta) (Erzsébet) TOMKO married immigrant flag   Andrew (András) KORCH (KOVALČÍK)-- Date: 22 August 1891 Place: Manhattan, New York, USA

Andrew (András) KORCH (KOVALČÍK) was the son of Andreas KOVALYCIK and Borka STRYCIKO

Name: Elizabeth Tomko
Gender: Female
Marriage Date: 22 Aug 1891
Marriage Place: Manhattan, New York, USA
Spouse: Andreas Kovalycik
Certificate Number: 9870 New York, New York, Marriage Indexes 1866-1937 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2014.
Original data: Index to New York City Marriages, 1866-1937. Indices prepared by the Italian Genealogical Group and the German Genealogy Group, and used with permission of the New York City Department of Records/ Municipal Archives.


immigrant flag   Elizabeth (Erzsébet) KORCH (TOMKO) (b.December 1884, Vyšná Kamenica, Košice, Slovakia   d. 1967, Webster, Massachusetts, USA)
m. Henry Emery KORCH 16 May 1903

immigrant flag  Andrew (András) Henry KORCH (b.9 August 1887, Vyšná Kamenica, Košice, Slovakia   d. 21 April 1973, Webster, Massachusetts, USA)
m. Anna "Panna" ROZGONYI 26 May 1906

flag   Anna R KORCH (b.5 July 1891, East Lyme, Connecticut, USA  d. 28 October 1971, Dudley, Massachusetts, USA)
m. Willard S FEIGE 22 May 1907
m. Herbert S WOLFE bet. 1940-1953

flag  John Fred KORCH (b.20 July 1892, East Lyme, Connecticut, USA  d. 23 September 1975, Manchester, Connecticut, USA)
m. Elsie E GATZKE 31 January 1933

flag   George Frank KORCH (b.12 July 1894, East Lyme, Connecticut, USA  d. 1955, Webster, Massachusetts, USA)
m. Mae N OSTBERG 21 August 1918

flag   Edward Thomas KORCH (b.1 April 1897, Thompson, Connecticut, USA  d. 26 January 1971, Webster, Massachusetts, USA)
m. Mary S TABERSKI 21 January 1919

flag   Mary B KORCH (b.21 June 1900, , Connecticut, USA  d. 15 August 1965, , Ohio, USA)
m. John Anthony KORCH 

flag  Helen KORCH (b.abt. 1902, , Connecticut, USA  d. , )

flag  Mae Alice KORCH (b.4 May 1908, Webster, Massachusetts, USA  d. 3 September 1972, Cleveland, Ohio, USA)
m. Joseph John AGACKI 28 February 1927
m. Fred James SCHMIDT aft. 1946

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July 1868
Svinica, Košice, Slovakia (Petőszinye, Abauj-Torna, Austria-Hungary)

World History 1870 - France declares war on Prussia and Emperor Napoleon III is overthrown

World History 1870 - A cable dispatch on the 28th says the Pope has issued a special elimination against the Fenians, both in America and Ireland.

St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - February 5, 1870

World History 1870 to 1871 - Franco-Prussian War, ending in French defeat, loss of Alsace-Lorraine and end of the Second Empire

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USA 1881 - The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton.
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USA 1884 - May 1 – The eight-hour workday is first proclaimed by the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions in the United States. This date, called May Day or Labour Day, becomes a holiday recognized in almost every industrialized country. - May 1, 1884

1884 Birth of Child
Elizabeth (Erzsébet) KORCH (TOMKO) was born December 1884, Vyšná Kamenica, Košice, Slovakia (Felso Kemencze, Abauj-Torna, Austria-Hungary) (Vysna Kamenica)
USA 1884 - December 6 – The Washington Monument is completed in Washington, D.C., becoming the tallest structure in the world at this date. - December 6, 1884

USA 1885 - The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York Harbor.
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World History 1886 - January 29 – Karl Benz patents the first successful gasoline-driven automobile, the Benz Patent Motorwagen (built in 1885). - January 29, 1886

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USA 1887 - February 2 – In Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, the first Groundhog Day is observed. - February 2, 1887

1887 Birth of Child
Andrew (András) Henry KORCH was born 9 August 1887, Vyšná Kamenica, Košice, Slovakia (Felso Kemencze, Abauj-Torna, Austria-Hungary) (Vysna Kamenica)
USA 1890 - December 29 - Wounded Knee Massacre occurred - 7th Cavalry killed more than 250 Lakota men, women and children; Sitting Bull killed at Little Eagle; Indian wars ended webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ sdtimeln.htm - December 29, 1890

1891 Marriage / Partner
Elizabeth (Alzbeta) (Erzsébet) TOMKO and Andrew (András) KORCH (KOVALČÍK) 22 August 1891, Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam)
1891 Birth of Child
Anna R KORCH was born 5 July 1891, East Lyme, Connecticut, USA
USA 1892 - NO MORE BARGE OFFICE. Immigrants Will Hereafter Land at Ellis Island.
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1892 Birth of Child
John Fred KORCH was born 20 July 1892, East Lyme, Connecticut, USA
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USA 1894 - Pullman strike
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1894 Birth of Child
George Frank KORCH was born 12 July 1894, East Lyme, Connecticut, USA
World History 1896 - Gold discovered in the Yukon's Klondike

1897 Birth of Child
Edward Thomas KORCH was born 1 April 1897, Thompson, Connecticut, USA
USA 1897 - September 1 – The Boston subway opens, becoming the first underground metro in North America.
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USA 1898 - U.S. battleship, Maine, blows up in Havana Harbor, Cuba, igniting the Spanish-American war.

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USA 1898 - December 10 – The Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the Spanish-American War.
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1900 Thompson, Windham, Connecticut
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USA 1900 - March 15 – The Gold Standard Act is ratified, placing the United States currency on the gold standard.
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USA 1900 - June 1 – American temperance agitator Carrie Nation begins her crusade to demolish saloons.
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1900 Birth of Child
Mary B KORCH was born 21 June 1900, , Connecticut, USA
World History 1901 - January 22 - Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom dies at age 81, after more than 63 years on the throne, and her son the Prince of Wales formally succeeds her as King Edward VII. - January 22, 1901

World History 1903 - Marconi sends and receives the first wireless transatlantic communication
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USA 1903 - October - First World Series
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USA 1904 - April 30 – The Louisiana Purchase Exposition World's Fair opens in St. Louis, Missouri (closes December 1).
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USA 1904 - June 28 - U.S. begins construction of Panama Canal
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World History 1906 - April 7 – Mount Vesuvius erupts and devastates Naples. - April 7, 1906

1908 Birth of Child
Mae Alice KORCH was born 4 May 1908, Webster, Massachusetts, USA
USA 1908 - September 27 – Henry Ford produces his first Model T automobile. - September 27, 1908

CT page 17 of 54 #589 Thompson (Wilsonville Village) Andrew Korch listed as farmer, age 44.
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USA 1913 - October 31 – The Lincoln Highway, the first automobile road across the United States, is dedicated.
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USA 1913 - December 23 – The Federal Reserve System is created as the central banking system of the United States by Woodrow Wilson's signature of the Federal Reserve Act. - December 23, 1913

USA 1914 - Woodrow Wilson signs a Mother's Day proclamation.
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World History 1914 - August 1 - World War I begins: Germany declares war on Russia and France and invades Belgium
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World History 1915 - May 7 – WWI: Sinking of the RMS Lusitania: British ocean liner RMS Lusitania is sunk by Imperial German Navy U-boat U-20 off the south-west coast of Ireland, killing 1,198 civilians en route from New York to Liverpool. - May 7, 1915

USA 1916 - On May 30, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a presidential proclamation establishing a national Flag Day on June 14. - May 30, 1916

USA 1917 - March 2 – The enactment of the Jones Act grants Puerto Ricans United States citizenship.
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USA 1938 - October 24 - The minimum wage is established by law in the United States. - October 24, 1938

USA 1939 - April 30 - World's Fair opens in New York City

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World History 1939 - September 1 - World War II begins: Germany invades Poland

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1939 Death of Spouse/Partner
Andrew (András) KORCH (KOVALČÍK) died 14 October 1939, Webster, Massachusetts, USA
1940 Thompson, Windham, Connecticut
114 Wilsonville
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May 10, 1940

USA 1941 - January 13 – All persons born in Puerto Rico since this day are declared U.S. citizens by birth, through U.S. federal law. - January 13, 1941

USA 1941 - December 7 - Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor
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USA 1942 - June 4–June 7 – WWII: The Battle of Midway: The Japanese naval advance in the Pacific is halted.

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USA 1942 - December 1 – Gasoline rationing begins in the United States.
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11 February 1946
Thompson, Connecticut, USA

Died in Fabyan section of Thompson, CT

WEBSTER, Feb. 11. - Mrs. Elizabeth (Tomko) Korch, 81, a former resident, died today in Fabyan, Conn. She leaves 81 descendants, including four daughters, Elizabeth and Mary Korch, Mrs. Anna Feige and Mrs. Mae Agacki; four sons, George, Andrew, John and Edmond, all of Webster; 40 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren also survive.

The body was taken to the funeral home of Bernard J. Shaw. Services will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 in the Church of the Reconciliation. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery.

Worcester Daily Telegram
Worcester, Massachusetts
Tuesday, February 12, 1946

Mrs. Elizabeth Korch
WEBSTER - Feb. 14 -

The funeral of Mrs. Elizabeth Korch of Ash street was this afternoon with services in the Church of the Reconciliation. Reverend Theodore Johnson officiated. Bearers were William Feige, Richard Feige, Edward Korch, Leo Baker, George Wentworth and James Goode. Burial was in Mt. Zion Cemetery in charge of Bernard J. Shaw.

Worcester Daily Telegram
Worcester, Massachusetts
Thursday, February 14, 1946

Elizabeth is buried at: Mount Zion Cemetery
Old Worcester Rd.
Rte 12
Webster, Massachusetts, USA

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