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  (b. 9 August 1887Vyšná Kamenica, Košice, Slovakia   d. 21 April 1973Webster, Massachusetts, USA )  
Summary: Andrew (András) Henry KORCH was born 9 August 1887 in Vyšná Kamenica, Košice, Slovakia . Andrew (András) Henry KORCH was the child of Andrew (András) KORCH (KOVALČÍK) and Elizabeth (Alzbeta) (Erzsébet) TOMKO and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Andreas KOVALYCIK and Borka STRYCIKO (maternal)  George (György) TOMKO and Anna PASICSÁK (PASITSÁK)

Andrew (András) Henry was an immigrant to the United States, arriving by 1890.

He married  Anna "Panna" ROZGONYI 26 May 1906 in Webster, Massachusetts, USA .  The couple had (at least) 8 children. Anna "Panna" ROZGONYI  was born 3 December 1888 in , Czechoslovakia (Bohemia) (Czech Republic) .  She died 22 July 1981 in Webster, Massachusetts, USA . 

Andrew (András) Henry KORCH died 21 April 1973 in Webster, Massachusetts, USA.
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Andrew (András) Henry KORCH married immigrant flag  Anna "Panna" ROZGONYI-- Date: 26 May 1906 Place: Webster, Massachusetts, USA
Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910

Groom's name: Andrew H Korch
Groom's age: 18 years
Groom's estimated birth year: 1888
Groom's birthplace: , , Austria
Bride's name: Anna Rozgonyg
Bride's age: 18 years
Bride's estimated birth year: 1888
Bride's birthplace: , , Austria
Marriage date (original): 26 May 1906
Marriage date: 26 May 1906
Marriage place: Webster, , Massachusetts
Groom's father's name: Andrew Korch
Groom's mother's name: Elizabeth Tonka
Father of bride's name: Andrew Rozgonyg
Mother of bride's name: Mary Lulyas
Film number: 2315298
Digital GS number: 4329356
Image number: 759
Number of images: 1
Reference number: p 443 no 40
Marriage registration place: Webster, , Massachusetts
Marriage registration year: 1906
Collection: Massachusetts Marriage Records, 1842-1915


flag  Panna H KORCH (b.1907, Webster, Massachusetts, USA  d. 29 January 1985, New Haven, Connecticut, USA)
m. Seth Wolcott LINSLEY 

flag  Lillian Gladys KORCH (b.4 November 1909, Webster, Massachusetts, USA  d. 15 May 2002, State College, Pennsylvania, USA)
m. James Edmund SWEENEY 

flag  Bertha D KORCH (b.28 July 1911, Webster, Massachusetts, USA  d. 3 November 2005, Webster, Massachusetts, USA)
m. George H WENTWORTH abt. 1929

flag   Floris M KORCH (b.16 July 1913, Webster, Massachusetts, USA  d. 19 March 1981, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA)
m. Zygmund S NOWAKOWSKI 

flag  Eileen Dorothy KORCH (b.15 November 1915, Webster, Massachusetts, USA  d. July 1981, )

World War II Soldier flag  Kenneth A KORCH (b.19 January 1919, Webster, Massachusetts, USA  d. 4 December 2005, Webster, Massachusetts, USA)
m. Mary (Zella) PALAGYI abt. 1948

flag  Elna Mary KORCH (b.26 July 1923, Webster, Massachusetts, USA  d. 8 November 1991, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA)

World War II Soldier flag  Ronald E N KORCH (b.10 February 1925, Webster, Massachusetts, USA  d. 15 October 2001, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA)
m. Norma S SMITH 25 April 1947

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9 August 1887
Vyšná Kamenica, Košice, Slovakia (Felso Kemencze, Abauj-Torna, Austria-Hungary) (Vysna Kamenica)

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1900 Thompson, Windham, Connecticut
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USA 1900 - June 1 – American temperance agitator Carrie Nation begins her crusade to demolish saloons.
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1906 Marriage / Partner
Andrew (András) Henry KORCH and Anna "Panna" ROZGONYI 26 May 1906, Webster, Massachusetts, USA
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USA 1908 - September 27 – Henry Ford produces his first Model T automobile. - September 27, 1908

1909 Birth of Child
Lillian Gladys KORCH was born 4 November 1909, Webster, Massachusetts, USA
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1911 Birth of Child
Bertha D KORCH was born 28 July 1911, Webster, Massachusetts, USA
Koch Andrew operative h 11 1/ 2 Crosby
The Webster, Dudley and Oxford Directory 1912

World History 1912 - April 15 - Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic
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Webster, Worcester, Massachusetts
1913 - Is this him?

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1913 Birth of Child
Floris M KORCH was born 16 July 1913, Webster, Massachusetts, USA
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.
President Wilson Acts on Joint Resolution of Congress
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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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The Webster, Dudley and Oxford Directory 1915

USA 1915 - January 25 - First United States coast-to-coast long-distance telephone call,
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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

1915 Birth of Child
Eileen Dorothy KORCH was born 15 November 1915, Webster, Massachusetts, USA
USA 1916 - On May 30, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a presidential proclamation establishing a national Flag Day on June 14. - May 30, 1916

1917 World War I Draft Registration
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USA 1917 - March 2 – The enactment of the Jones Act grants Puerto Ricans United States citizenship.
Citizenship for Porto Ricans.
From the New York Herald.

With the passage of the new government...

USA 1917 - April 6 – WWI: The United States declares war on Germany.
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USA 1917 - June 5 – WWI: Conscription begins in the United States.
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World History 1918 - October 31 – The Hungarian government terminates the personal union with Austria, officially dissolving the Austro-Hungarian empire. - October 31, 1918

1919 Birth of Child
Kenneth A KORCH was born 19 January 1919, Webster, Massachusetts, USA

World History 1919 - June 28 - The Treaty of Versailles is signed, blaming Germany for World War I and creating a League of Nations
World War I (1914-1918) was finally over. This first global conflict had claimed from 9 million to...Read MORE...

USA 1919 - October 28 – Prohibition in the United States is authorized:
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1923 Birth of Child
Elna Mary KORCH was born 26 July 1923, Webster, Massachusetts, USA
USA 1924 - June 2 - Congress Granted Citizenship to All Native Americans Born in the U.S.
Citizenship Given Indians
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1925 Birth of Child
Ronald E N KORCH was born 10 February 1925, Webster, Massachusetts, USA
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World History 1929 - February 11 - Independent State of Vatican City created by Lateran Treaty
Lateran Concordat of 1929
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USA 1929 - St Valentine's Day Massacre
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World History 1930 - February 18 - Pluto is discovered
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USA 1931 - March 3 – The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the United States National anthem.
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USA 1931 - May 1 - The Empire State Building Opens
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USA 1933 - April 19 – The United States officially goes off the gold standard.
U.S. Off the Gold Standard
First Time in Half Century

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USA 1933 - November 8 – New Deal: U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt unveils the Civil Works Administration, an organization designed to create jobs for more than 4 million of the unemployed. - November 8, 1933

USA 1933 - December 5 – The 21st Amendment to the United States Constitution is passed, repealing Prohibition.
Obey Rum Law, F.D.R. Urges
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USA 1935 - Dust Bowl: The great dust storm in the United States hits eastern New Mexico and Colorado, and western Oklahoma the hardest.

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USA 1935 - August 14 – United States President Franklin Roosevelt signs the Social Security Act into law.
Roosevelt Sees New Steps To Social Security For Nation
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USA 1935 - September 30 - Roosevelt Dedicates Boulder Dam (later to be known as Hoover Dam)
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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

September 1, 1939

1940 Webster, Worcester, Massachusetts
45 First Street
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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

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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 1963 - I Have a Dream Speech - Martin Luther King's Address at March on Washington August 28, 1963.

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1973 Death
Massachusetts, Death Index, 1970-2003
name: Andrew H Korch
event: Death
event date: 21 Apr...

Name: Andrew Korch
Date of Birth: Tuesday August 09, 1887
Date of Death: April 1973
Est. Age...

Webster Times
Wednesday, April 25, 1973

"Andrew H. Korch, 85, of 47 Brook St. died Saturday, April 21 in Hubbard Regional Hospital. He was born in Hungary, son of Andrew and Elizabeth (Tomke) Korch and lived in Webster for 83 years..."

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

Added: 12/16/1999 12:00:00 AM

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