Descendants of John Stephen Briscar
Anna Briskar Felegi (John's mother) was the first to arrive in America around the year 1904 from Slovakia.* John's stepfather, George Felegi came later on. Baba and Dzedo Felegi lived in Republic, PA. Next to Arrive in America was John Briskar from Bardejov, Slovakia. John, not being dissuaded by the barrier of a mere ocean, sent for Anna Mika, who lived in Nova Ves, Slovakia, and who was to be his bride. Anna arrived in Connellsville, PA on September 20, 1910. John and Anna were married on November 10, 1910 at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Uniontown. After a while they took in relatives and friends as boarders who were coming from Slovakia to live in America. Then, when financially able, the boarders moved on to other locations.
* Formerly Austria-Hungary
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