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  (b. 9 August 1887 Vyšná Kamenica, Košice, Slovakia   d. 21 April 1973 Webster, Massachusetts, USA )  

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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)  András KOVALYCIK and Borka (Borbala) STRYCIKO (SZTRICSKO) (maternal)  George (György) TOMKO and Anna PASICSÁK (PASITSÁK)

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

Spouse(s)/Partner(s) and Child(ren):

Andrew (András) Henry  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).  Anna "Panna" 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 Grave has been locatedAncestor is complete!immigrant flag female ancestor 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

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

NOTE: Response to inquiry on -- 'Yes, Andras Kovalcsik and Elizabeth Tomko had one son Andras, born 9 AUG 1889 there in Felso Kamence, but I am sorry to say, it seems that he was born out of wedlock. Andras Kovalcsik was an Lutheran and Elizabeth Tomko was Helvetian confession.
They have very beautiful church there in Vysna Kamenica and that village is situated under mountains.
Mick / Kosice, Slovakia/ '
1887 Baptism
name: András Kovalcsik
event: Baptism
event date: 14 Aug 1887
event place: Vyšná Kamenica, Košice, Slovakia
gender: Male
father: Andras Kovalcsik
mother: Erzsi Tomko
reference number: 84
line number: 28
film number: 2010716
digital folder number: 004948439
image number: 00636

'Slovakia, Church and Synagogue Books, 1592-1910,' index and images, FamilySearch ( pal:/ MM9.1.1/ KZSQ-C53 : accessed 12 Jan 2013), Erzsi Tomko in entry for András Kovalcsik, 1887; citing p. 84, entry 28, State Regional Archive of Presov, Slovakia.
1900 Thompson, Windham, Connecticut
CT page 40 of 56 #526 Thompson. Andrew is listed as born in July 1868, 31 years old working in woolen mill.
Elizabeth July 1868, 31 years old. They have been married for 12 years. They have had 6 children. 6 children are still living.
Daughter Elizabeth, 15 and Son Andrew, 13 both born in Austria Dec 1884 and July 1886.
Anna, 8, born in CT in July 1891, daughter; sons, John (b. July 1892, CT), 8; George (b. July 1895, CT), 4; and Eddie (b. Apr 1897, MA), 3.
The last name is Korch, but looks like Korck. Year of immigration to United States for Andrew, Elizabeth, Elizabeth and Andrew is 1889. Number of years in the United States is 11 for all. Andrew is listed as an alien.
1900 U.S. Census
1906 Marriage / Partner
Andrew (András) Henry KORCH and Anna "Panna" ROZGONYI 26 May 1906, Webster, Massachusetts, USA
1909 Birth of Child
Lillian Gladys KORCH was born 4 November 1909, Webster, Massachusetts, USA
Day Lane, Webster, MA. Andrew is 23. Anna is 22. Both are from Austria/ Slovak. His year of immigration is listed as 1895. Hers is listed as 1905. Andrew is listed as an alien. He is a weaver in a woolen mill. They have two daughters: Anna H. age 3 born in CT and Lillian age 6 mos born in MA.
1910 U.S. Census
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
Webster, Worcester, Massachusetts
1913 - Is this him?

'While Strolling Thro' the Lane; words and music by A. H. Korch. New York, Kellogg music co. [2178] copyright Jan 1, 1913; 2 c. Feb 3, 1913; E 301656; Andrew H. Korch, Webster, Mass.'

Title Catalog of copyright entries, Part 3, Volume 8, Issue 1
Author Library of Congress. Copyright Office
Publisher U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1913
Original from the University of Michigan
Digitized Jan 30, 2009
Page 120
1913 Birth of Child
Floris M KORCH was born 16 July 1913, Webster, Massachusetts, USA
Korch Andrew weaver h 11 1/ 2 Crosby
The Webster, Dudley and Oxford Directory 1915
1915 Birth of Child
Eileen Dorothy KORCH was born 15 November 1915, Webster, Massachusetts, USA
1917 World War I Draft Registration
He lives on 70 High St. in Webster, MA. It states that he was born in Felso (means 'upper' in Hungarian) Kemencze, Austria Hungary. He is a mill operator at Slater Mill in Webster, MA. He has a wife and 5 children. He is claiming exemption from the draft due to his dependents? He is of medium height, slender, blue eyes, brown hair. He is a citizen of Austria, declared intention to become US Citizen.

name: Andrew H Korch
event: Draft Registration
registration date year range: 1917-1918
event place: Southbridge City no 10, Massachusetts, United States
gender: Male
birth date: 09 Aug 1887
birthplace: Filso Kemseinaze, , Austria Hungary
country of citizenship: Austria
nara publication title: World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards
nara publication number: M1509
film number: 1684524
digital folder number: 005216153
image number: 00616

'United States, World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918,' index and images, FamilySearch...Read MORE...

U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
1919 Birth of Child
Kenneth A KORCH was born 19 January 1919, Webster, Massachusetts, USA
Andrew and Panna are living on High St. in Webster, MA. Andrew is 32. Year of immigration is 1890. He is a loom fixer in a woolen mill. Anna is 31. Year of immigration is 1906. Both are naturalized citizens. Andrew's year of naturalization is 1900. They are both from Austria (possibly Ružomberok - not sure). Mother tounge is listed as slavish for both. Living with them are: daughter Anna age 12, daughter Lillian age 10, daughter Bertha age 8, daughter Floris age 6, daughter Eileen age 4, son Kenneth age 1.
1920 U.S. Census
1923 Birth of Child
Elna Mary KORCH was born 26 July 1923, Webster, Massachusetts, USA
1925 Birth of Child
Ronald E N KORCH was born 10 February 1925, Webster, Massachusetts, USA
Korch Andrew (Anna) loomfixer h 14 Days Lane (Webster, MA)
Korch Anna emp B A C & S Co r 14 Days Lane
Korch Bertha emp B A C & S Co r 14 Days Lane
Korch Lillian, student, r 14 Days Lane
The Webster and Oxford Directory 1928
Andrew H. Korch, age 42, b. abt 1888, Czechoslovakia, living on First St. in Webster, Worcester County, MA with wife, Anna Korch, age 41, b. abt 1889, Czechoslovakia. Children: Panna H. Korch, b. abt 1908; Lillian G. Korch, b. abt 1910; Floris M. Korch, b. abt 1914; Eileen D. Korch, b. abt 1916; Kenneth A. Korch, b. abt 1919; Elna M. Korch, b. abt 1924; Ronald E. Korch, b. abt 1925

Language spoken at home before coming to the United States is magyar for Andrew and Anna. Year of immigration is 1890 for Andrew and 1906 for Anna. Both are naturalized citizens.
1930 U.S. Census
Korch Andrew (Anna) loomfixer, h 45 First
Korch Anna emp B A C & S Co., r 45 First
Korch Edward (Mamie), h Ash, R D 1
Korch Elizabeth emp N Grosvenordale, r Henry Korch
Korch Floris, dom, r 45 First
Korch George F (Mae), emp W Mills, h Ash, R D 1
Korch Henry E (Elizabeth), weaver, h Ash, R D 1
Korch Lillian emp Hartford, r 45 First
Korch Margaret, r Henry Korch
Webster and Oxford Directory 1931
Korch Andrew (Anna) loomfixer h 45 First
Korch Lillian emp Southbridge r 45 First
Korch Panna clk S, S & S, r 45 First
Webster MA 1935 Directory
1940 Webster, Worcester, Massachusetts
45 First Street
Korch Andrew, head, 52, b. Germany, laborer, street const. W. P. A., $636
Korch Anna, wife, 51, b. Germany
Korch Kenneth, son, 21, b. MA, clerk, drug store, $736
Korch Elna, daughter, 16, b. MA
Korch Ronald, son, 15, b. MA
1940 U.S. Census
Andrew's World War II Draft Registration Card (1942) shows Andrew Henry Korch age 54 born in Austria 9 Aug 1887. He lives with his wife, Anna, at 45 First St. in Webster, MA. He works at Steven's Linen in Dudley, MA. Andrew is 5 ft 7 inches tall. He weighs 158 lbs. He has brown hair, blue eyes and sallow complexion. U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947[database on-line]. Original data: United States, Selective Service System. Selective Service Registration Cards, World War II: Fourth Registration. National Archives and Records Administration Branch locations: National Archives and Records Administration Region Branches.
Korch Andrew H (Anna) loomfixer Anglo Fabrics Co h 45 First
Manning's Webster Directory 1950
1973 Death
Massachusetts, Death Index, 1970-2003
name: Andrew H Korch
event: Death
event date: 21 Apr 1973
event place: Webster, Massachusetts
death certificate number: 014980
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birthplace: Other
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Name: Andrew Korch
Date of Birth: Tuesday August 09, 1887
Date of Death: April 1973
Est. Age at death: 85 years, 8 months
Last known residence:
City: Webster Dudley Hill
County: Worcester
State: Massachusetts
ZIP Code: 01570
Social Security details:
State of Issue: Massachusetts
Number: 024-05-4113
Social Security Death Index [database on-line]. Original data: Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration.

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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 - Updated: 8/9/2019 1:09:06 PM
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