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Subject: [BURGENLAND-NEWSLETTER] BB News No. 167 dtd Sept. 30, 2007
Date: Sun, 30 Sep 2007 08:17:20 EDT


THE BURGENLAND BUNCH NEWS -No. 167
DEDICATED TO AUSTRIAN-HUNGARIAN BURGENLAND FAMILY HISTORY
(Our 12th Year- Issued monthly as email by G, J. Berghold, BB Editor
September 30, 2007
(c) 2007 G. J. Berghold-all rights reserved

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This first section of our 2 section newsletter concerns:

1. Notice Of BB Email Publishing Policy
2. New Britain Connecticut Donau Club History
3. Slovenian-Burgenland Border Village- Alsocolgany (Dolnji Slaveci)
4. WorldGenWeb


1. NOTICE OF BB EMAIL PUBLISHING POLICY (this notice can be found on the BB
Homepage, the BB Information Letter & at the end of each newsletter. )

The Burgenland Bunch (BB) was formed and exists to assist Burgenland
descendants in their research into their heritage and, toward that end, reserves the
right to use any communication you have with us (email, letter, phone
conversation, etc.) as part of our information exchange and educational research
efforts.

If you do not want your communication to be used for this purpose, indicate
that it is "confidential" and we will abide by that request.

Correspondents who communicate with the BB without requesting
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us to forward to BB members, publish in our monthly newsletter, and/or
subsequently archive such communications.


2. NEW BRITAIN CONNECTICUT DONAU CLUB HISTORY

(ED. Note: The following is from web page of the subject club and is
published with their permission. The link to the club in New Britain, CT is
www.austriandonauclub.com/history.htm)
The Burgenländer club in New Britain called the "Austrian Donau Club" and was
established in 1920. The "Links" page includes links to the BB and the BG.
The "History" page also gives background on the New Britain Burgenland enclave.
From the late 1980's to the mid 1990's, the BG had a representative in the New
Britain area: Linda Poglitsch from Middletown.)

CLUB HISTORY
The history of the Austrian Donau Club is inextricably linked with the
history of the city of New Britain. New Britain by the late 1800's had become a
rapidly growing center of manufacturing. These factories needed more and more
workers to fill the expanding plants. Immigrants from Europe migrated to New
Britain to fill these positions

One of these immigrant groups among the many who came here, was from a region
of then Austria-Hungary called Burgenland. Prior to 1918, Burgenland was
officially under the administration of the Hungarian part of the
Austrian-Hungarian Empire. The Burgenlanders who came here, were mostly ethnic Austrians (who
spoke German) but were forced to learn Hungarian in the school system under
Hungarian administration. After World War I, the victorious Allies broke up the
Austrian-Hungarian empire. The Burgenland province was a disputed area between
Austria and Hungary. A plebiscite was held in 1920 and the people who were
mainly ethnic Austrians, decided to join with Austria rather than Hungary.

It is believed the first Burgenland immigrant to arrive in New Britain was Jo
hn F. Knaus who came from the village of Muhlgraben. Herr Knaus was a farmer
and eventually brought over many Burgenlanders from the small villages of
Mini-Hof Liebau, Muhlgraben, and Neuhaus in southern Burgenland. These Austrians
eventually settled in the Arch and Glen street areas of New Britain, and over
the decades, Arch street became the center of the Austrian and German community,
culture, and business life in New Britain.

The humble beginning of the Donau Club began on Feb. 6, 1906 as the
Gesangverein Österreich, consisting of 10 singers who practiced in the home of their
conductor, A. Kuhn, on Arch street. By 1908, the Verein grew to 24 singers and
even won a prize at the Staats Sängerfest held in Meriden of that year. The
present day Donau Club came into being on October 1, 1920 when four clubs came
together to form the Österreich-Ungarischen Gesang und Krank
Unterstützungs-Vereins "Donau". The four clubs that joined together were the Franz Joseph Verein,
the Radfahrer Club, the Militär Verein, and the Gesang Verein Österreich. The
total assets of the combined societies was $9,928, of which a large portion
consisted of Austrian government war bonds which became worthless. The purpose
for forming the Sick Benefit Society was to provide work disability and death
benefits for members, as Social Security did not exist in America in the
1920's. Amazingly, the Society still provides these benefits to eligible members
today. The first president of the club was John Ruck, who came from Mini-Hof
Liebau. He later was a local businessman who owned the Ruck Shoe store and
Steuben's restaurant. He died in 1974 at the age of 95. The present clubhouse was
built in 1920 and still remains the center of all our activities. In the
twenties, Prohibition was in force. Of course, the Austrians and Germans after a hard
day's work in the local factories wanted a glass of beer or wine or perhaps
something a little stronger to slake their thirst. Being ever resourceful, they
started to brew their own beer and wine and these libations were served at
the clubhouse and became a very important source of revenue for the building of
the club and society in the early years. Throughout the twenties and thirties,
the Donau clubhouse was a major social center for the Austro-German
community. With the arrival of World War II, the club's German school was shut down by
the FBI and the activities of the Club were monitored by the government. Many
of the club's younger members volunteered or were drafted to serve in the war.
There are even cases of a few of the younger members who were stuck in
Austria or Germany and were forced to serve with the Wehrmacht. With the end of
World War II, another wave of immigration came to New Britain, a wave of Germans
trying to escape the aftermath of the war's economic devastation. Some of these
new German immigrants joined the Donau Club and added to the ethnic Austrian
mix. The club continued to thrive after the war up until the present day.

Many traditional events were held over the years, the most popular were the
Schlachtfests and Bauernballs. The Bauernball is still held during the early
spring and remains a popular festival. The Schlachtfest is still held, although
a live pig is no longer slaughtered, a delicious roast pork dinner has taken
its place and is usually a sold out event.

The Donau Clubhouse remains the only center of Austrian and German activities
in New Britain today, and is still a beehive of activity. On Tuesdays, the
Singers carry on the tradition of choral singing. On Thursdays, the Alpenland
Dancers and the Kindergruppe practice the traditional folk dances. Two Fridays
each month, (the first and third Fridays) our members, families, and friends
get together to enjoy classic German and Austrian music, eat some German food,
drink a few German beers, and enjoy the Gemütlichkeit atmosphere in the
Rathskeller of our Clubhouse.

Many people today are rediscovering their Austrian or German roots and want
to reconnect with their immigrant past. Parents and grandparents wish to
introduce their children to the German or Austrian experience of their youth. Recent
German immigrants, exchange students, or visitors miss the Heimat and wish to
socialize with their fellow countrymen. If you fall into any of these
categories, or are interested in the German Austrian culture and experience, the
Donau Clubhouse is the perfect place for you to satisfy your longings. Come on
down, have a cold Spaten or Becks vom Fass, spricht ein bischen Deutsch, and
enjoy a little bit of the Heimat here in New Britain. You will receive a hearty
and friendly Willkommen!


3. SLOVENIAN- BURGENLAND BORDER VILLAGE (from Klaus Gerger)

Correspondent Stephen Solar writes:
Surname: SOLAR
Village: Alsocolgany - County Vas
Settled: Bethlehem/Allentown, PA

My great-grandfather, Francis X. Solar, emigrated from Hungary via
Szentgotthard in 1904. He lists Alsocologany, Hungary as his birthplace. I understand
that part of Vas County became part of Burgenland after WWI; but I'm not sure if
this village was involved, I cannot find this village on any maps of the
time, and I don\'t even know if there was a name change! The only reference that I
can find for "alsocologany\" was in a geographical dictionary in the Boston
Public Library, copyright, 1900. It lists the county of Vas, major city its
closest to (Szombathely) and the population at the time. My search has lasted 20
years now, and I would really like to find out this information before I make
a trip to Hungary. I also know that he came through Ellis Island, and so I may
have another hurdle to overcome in case there is a chance that his last name
may have changed. The first telephone listing for him was in 1908, Allentown,
PA, and it lists his name as \"Soliar\". Please contact me if you have any
info or any other questions to clarify.

Klaus Gerger replies: Your great-grandfathers village was Alsócsalogány which
is now in Slovenia (Dolnji Slaveci). You can find it with this name on the
BB-Map site.
http://www.the-burgenland-bunch.org/Map/JE-SI/SI-SI.htm
This information is from a dictionary of Hungarian and former Hungarian
villages with their names. This is the Slovenian Wikipedia entry:
http://sl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dolnji_Slave%C4%8Di
with a map of the village:
http://www.geopedia.si/#L410_F10115779_T105_b4_x581882.9375_y184227.5545_s14
Here you can see that it is very close to Burgenland (2 miles). You can reach
it from the Austrian/Slovenian border crossing at Bonisdorf/Kuzma.

Burgenland-Bunch also covers nearby areas in Hungary, Slovenia, Slovakia and
Austrian border villages in Styria and Lower Austria.


4. WORLD-GEN-WEB

The BB has been affiliated with World Gen Web (and through them with Roots-L)
for many years. Through their help and cooperation we have been able to
operate our Query Site and Distribute and Archive our newsletters. Charles Wardell
(BB staff member) has been instrumental in linking us with World Gen Web (WGW)
-he has also been the host of the WGW Austria board. BB members should be
aware that WGW covers the entire world of genealogy. If you also have interests
other than Burgenland, you should contact their other sites. The following is
from a newly created WGW Ezine that outlines their services. Some extracts
follow:

WorldGenWeb Review e-zine
Vol. 4, No 1, 12 August 2007, (c) 2007 WorldGenWeb Project
Editors: Denise Wells -
Nathan Zipfel -

About the WorldGenWeb Review e-zine

The WorldGenWeb Review e-zine was created to keep the visitors and friends of
the WorldGenWeb Project informed about what is happening in the WorldGenWeb
Project. We will be providing helpful information on a periodic basis on how
to utilize the WorldGenWeb Project, as well what resources are
available to assist you in your research.

What is the WorldGenWeb Project? The WorldGenWeb is a non-profit volunteer
organization, dedicated to the free use and access of public domain genealogical
information. To further this goal, the WorldGenWeb uses Internet Web sites to
create "local repositories" of information accessible by researchers
worldwide. Each Project Web site (generally) will contain local resource addresses of
county/country public records offices, cemetery locations, maps, library
addresses, archive addresses, and association addresses including Family History
Centers, or other genealogical or historical societies, and some history and
culture of the region. Other resources include query pages or message boards,
mail lists, historical data including census records, cemetery records,
biographies, bibliographies, and family/surname registration Web sites.

To answer other questions you may have about the WorldGenWeb Project, please
visit our Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) page.
http://www.worldgenweb.org/faq.html

Recent Country Website Updates

The following country websites have had a recent update, you'll want to check
them out!
Argentina, Armenia, Belarus, Belize, Colombia, Finland, Hungary, Korea -
South, Moldavia, Poland, Russia

Query and Surname Listings

The WorldGenWeb Project does not host a centralized tool for the submission
of Queries and Surnames. Our Country and sub-country Project Hosts (Gerry
Beerghold-Burgenland) maintain methods and links to various message board systems
for you to post your queries and surnames. Please visit the country Web sites
to locate the query resource(s) that are available.

WorldGenWeb Project Archives
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transcriptions of public domain records. Please stop by and browse through the files
we have on-line.
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Research Tools

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It is a free service that the WorldGenWeb Project endorses.

Geneaseek
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GeneaSeek is a "full text" genealogy research browser. It goes through the
Internet to index pages that deal with genealogy. GeneaSeek comprises several
million genealogy pages.

The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding (TNG)

TNG has "resurrected" the GENDEX search program to search through genealogy
databases across the Internet. It is still in it's infancy but worth visiting.
http://tngnetwork.lythgoes.net/


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Newsletter continues at BB News number 167A.






From:
Subject: [BURGENLAND-NEWSLETTER] BB News No. 167A dtd Sept. 30, 2007
Date: Sun, 30 Sep 2007 08:29:36 EDT


THE BURGENLAND BUNCH NEWS -No. 167A
DEDICATED TO AUSTRIAN-HUNGARIAN BURGENLAND FAMILY HISTORY
(Our 12th Year- Issued monthly as email by )
September 30, 2007
(c) 2007 G. J. Berghold-all rights reserved)

The second section of this 2 section newsletter includes:

1. Historical Burgenland Series (Leitgeb & Potsmann Families)
2. Burgenland & Immigrant Obits
3. First Burgenland Immigrant To Lehigh Valley
4. Augs. Conf. Caupones Occupation?
5. BB Contact Promotes Educational Language Exchange
6. Jost/Yost Family-Rabafuzes/Bethlehem

1. HISTORICAL BURGENLAND SERIES (courtesy Margaret Kaiser)

Extract From The Troy Record
Troy, New York
Thursday, November 20, 1958

Brother, Sisters Having Reunion After 54 Years
by Joseph G. Fitzgerald

A family reunion happens every day in the United States, but to a family of
three sisters and a brother here in Troy it is a chance to relive a lifetime.
In 1904 one sister and the brother left their native Güssing, Austria for the
new world. None of the four knew then that two world wars and a lot of
heartache later they would once again come together in the United States.

Eddie Leitgeb, well known Troy tavern owner, is the brother in the story and
Mrs. Dena Ricketts of Sacramento , Calif., is the one sister who journeyed
from Austria to take up residence in the United States.

The reunion came about when Eddie wrote to his two sisters and a
brother-in-law offering to sponsor them in obtaining a visitor's visa to enter this
country; they sent back an immediate yes and the reunion was on its way to becoming
a reality. They told of their experiences before, during and after World War
II. The occupation was all over for Austria almost before the people knew what
happened. They were all speaking of the taking over of the country by Hitler
in 1938. The worstpart of the ordeal came when the Russians occupied the
country. In this occupation Mrs. Hammer's husband was killed as he tried to
protect his daughters from two Russian privates. She said the
never-to-be-forgotten event occurred about midnight on April 12, 1945.

They pointed out that living conditions have become better and better in
their country since the occupation forces left Austria. Today, for instance, men
retire at 64 and get a pension, similar to our social security. But, in
addition to this, each man raising a family gets money monthly for each child he is
raising.

How do they like America? They don't understand the language, but the cars,
supermarkets and big buildings in New York City really stand out in their
minds. They just cannot get over all the cars parked on the streets. Do their
streets compare with ours? All their main roads are paved with macadam. The farm
roads are built and maintained by the farmers of the various areas. They
band together to build and maintain these roads.

The Potsmanns had three sons and a daughter, all of whom were interned. One
of the sons was taken by the Russians and has not been heard from since. The
other three all returned home in good shape following the war. Mrs. Ricketts
has two sons, one of whom was in the Air Force during World War II. As a flyer
he was shot down over Germany and was a prisoner of war for more than two
years.

Church Familiar

The Potsmanns and Mrs. Hammer attend a Roman Catholic Church in Austria which
has priests of the Franciscan Order in attendance so they felt right at home
when they attended Mass at St. Anthony's Church here. The only thing
different about the ceremony, they said was not being able to understand the sermons.
None of the three speak English. They pointed out that the younger
generation in Austria speak English very well. English is taught in the Austrian high
schools. There are no parish schools in Austria like ours. Each school has
religious periods at which the youngsters are allowed to attend their own
faith's instruction schools. The country is mostly Roman Catholic.

Mr. Potsmann was a cooper or barrel maker by trade and since retiring his son
has succeeded him in this art. He said that the people drink greater
quantities of wine and hard cider in Austria than they do here. How about water and
milk over there? They have plenty of both and they are very good. In fact
milk over there is about 8 cents a quart.

Mr. Potsmann said that the beer in Austria is stronger than our beer. He
also pointed out through Mr. Leitgeb, who acted as interpreter, that when many
Austrians drink tea they add rum and lemon to it instead of milk or sugar as
many do here. The American flour is far and away superior to native flour for
baking, Mrs. Potsmann said. The housewives all buy American flour when it is
available.

Another reunion may take place in Austria in a year or so when Mr. Leitgeb
and Mrs. Ricketts wing their way to Austria to be on the receiving end of the
hospitality. In the meantime Mr. and Mrs. Potsmann and Mrs. Hammer will
continue to view the wonders of the United States and more particularly the Troy area
with Mr. Leitgeb and Mrs. Ricketts as host and hostess.


Extract From The Troy Record
Troy, New York
Monday, November 26, 1962

Tavern Owner Expires

Edward P. Leitgeb, proprietor of Eddie's Tavern, 450 Broadway, and long
prominent in the hotel and restaurant business in this city, died last night at
Samaritan Hospital after an illness of several weeks.

Mr. Leitgeb, a native of the little town of Gussing in what was formerly
Austria-Hungary, came to the United States at the age of 14 and came directly to
Troy to make his home.

He was an active member of the Troy Turner Verein for many years and was one
of the oldest continuous members of the Rensselaer County Farm Bureau.

Survivors include two sons, Louis G. Leitgeb of West Sand Lake and Edward C.
Leitgeb of Troy; three sisters, Mrs. Dena Ricketts of Sacramento, Calif., and
Mrs. Siegmond Pottsmann and Mrs. Angela Hammer, both of Austria.

2. BURGENLAND & IMMIGRANT OBITS

* Mary T. Richter, 86, of Phoebe Home, Allentown died August 24, 2007, in St.
Lukes Hospital, Allentown Campus. Born in Allentown*, she was the daughter of
the late Michael and Julianna (Heber) Schuster and was raised in Raabfidisch.


*Carl A. Meixner, 84, of Whitehall, passed away September 11, 2007, in
Allentown. He is survived by his wife, Madeline (Roth) Meixner. Born June 11, 1923
in Coplay, he was a son of the late Leopold and Anna (Unger) Meixner and a
first generation descendant of Burgenland immigrants. A well known of the musical
Lehigh Valley Meixner family, he organized the Jolly Vets Polka Band and
played at clubs in Eastern Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey.

* Otto Gerger died on the 26th of August in Güssing at the age of 86. The
father of Klaus Gerger, BB vice-president, he was born and raised in Rosenberg,
an appendage of Güssing.


3. FIRST BURGENLAND TO IMMIGRANT TO LEHIGH VALLEY

The first Burgenland immigrant in the Lehigh Valley was Josef Urschik from
Rauchwart, who settled in Coplay in 1884. He was born in 1859. His picture can
be found in Dr. Walter Dujmovits' book "Die Amerika-Wanderung der Burgenlander.


4. AUGS. CONF. CAUPONES OCCUPATION?

Member Rudy Wolfe writes: Can you help me solve this abbreviation puzzle.
This information pertains to a family that purchased the estate that consists of
almost half the village of Edlitz. Up until this point in time, this estate
was owned by the Counts of Eberau. The Sankt Kathrein Parish birth records list
the trade of this person as AUGS. CONF. CAUPONES. According to the family's
"fifth generation" they were originally from Silesia.

Reply: Augs. Conf. Caupones refers to Augustine Confession (Evangelical
Lutheran). Caupones is from the Latin "caupona" or inn. So what we have here is an
innkeeper who runs a Gasthaus in a Lutheran parish. He's obviously Lutheran.
There is currently an inn in Eltendorf-the "Kirchenwirt" -it's privately owned
by the Mirth family but it is across the street from the Martin Luther Kirche
(a church with origins in the 1600's-rebuilt 1770.) Eltendorf is a Lutheran
parish without an RC church-Catholics go to church in Königsdorf nearby.
Whether AUGS. CONF. CAUPONES means something extra (like owned by the Lutheran
Synod-I don't think so) is beyond my expertise.


5. BB CONTACT PROMOTES EDUCATIONAL LANGUAGE EXCHANGE

Member Rudy Wolfe also writes: On a different note I would like to share a
wonderful experience via the BB. I had met Klaus Gerger a while back via the BB
and e-mail. Since then we have helped each other with various projects of
personal interests. Prior to his visit this spring with the Burgenlaender
delegation, he had suggested that we meet during that visit. We were able to make
arrangements to meet at the NY affair. We also talked a lot about our families and
it turns out that we both have two daughters.

This past June Klaus wrote to me asking if one of my daughters would be
interested in going to Stegersbach in Austria to spend some time with a family
whose daughter is majoring in American English and would like to have someone to
converse with. Coincidently my daughter has a minor in German. After
discussing the opportunity with my wife, we decided to go ahead and give her the
opportunity. It turned out to be a great experience for my daughter to get
acquainted with our family's place of origin. It was nice of Klaus. He took out some
time to meet up with my daughter and give her a personal tour of the Auswanderer
Museum in Guessing. In the future there will be more trans-Atlantic trips
planned for my daughter and her host family - the Friedls.

6. YOST/JOST FAMILY-RABAFUZES/BETHLEHEM

Correspondent Madeline Winmill writes: I am looking for family history
information on John (Johann) Yost/Jost ( born 1886)who came to the USA from
Rabafuzes, Hungary in about 1911. He first came to Allentown, PA, later ending up in
Bethlehem, PA. His wife, Karolina Kautz Yost/Jost (born 1884), immigrated in
1912. They had one child, Albert, who had to stay behind because of travel
restrictions. The other children, born in the USA were Frank, Caroline, Margaret,
and Elenora.

Do you have any information about this family? I have found the Ellis Island
records for them, indicating that John's mother was named Teresia Jost and
that Karoline's father was named Franz Knautz.

Margaret Kaiser replies: Dear Madeline Winmill, Gerry Berghold shared a
portion of your email of July 2. He knows that my family has roots in these same
areas.

Your family is listed in the 1920 census at 333 Vineyard Street, Bethlehem,
1930 census at 236 Lehigh Avenue. Bethlehem, WW1 draft registration at 232
Vineyard Street, Bethlehem and the WW2 old man's draft registration (1942) at
1115 Sioux Street, Bethlehem.

Relatives of mine are long time Sioux Street area residents. The family was
likely Roman Catholic and attended Holy Ghost Church in South Bethlehem (also
known as Fountain Hill). Further it appears that John and Karolina are listed
in the Holy Ghost Cemetery list with slightly different birth years than you
listed. See www.padutchancestry.homestead.com/HolyghostVtoZ.html

The World War 1 draft registration lists John Yost's birth date as December
25, 1884. The 1930 census suggests that the Yosts were married around 1908. A
copy of their civil marriage record should list their parents' names. I have
a copies of church and civil records from the Rabafuzes area on permanent loan
at the Family History Center and will see if I find them listed.

Madeline Winmill responds: Thank you so much for replying to my original
email. I am helping a woman, who is the youngest daughter of John Yost and
Karolina Kautz Yost, with her family history. She gave me all the information she
has or can remember. I am very interested in the marriage records from
Rabafuzes on permanent loan at your Family History Center, though I don't have an
exact marriage date, hopefully you will be able to find them on the marriage
records and/or possibly the birth information for their first son, Albert, who
stayed behind and didn't come to the USA. Before sending my previous email I had
already looked at the 1920 and 1930 census as well as the WWI draft
registration. I didn't look at the WW2 records. I will go look at the link you sent.

Margaret replies: I located these records & summarized them as follows:

Married February 4, 1909 (civil marriage, not religious marriage; religious
marriage would be located with church records which records were not
microfilmed)

Janos, born 1884 December 25 of Rabafuzes #27, son of Janos and Teresa Yost
Karolina, born 1886 September 22 of Rabafuzes #32, daughter of Ferenc &
Teresa Krautz. Maiden names for the mothers are available but I did not note them
this time.

The birth records for this couple are located in the Heiligenkreuz parish
records where at certain times the Rabafuzes Roman Catholics attended church.

END OF NEWSLETTER

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conversation, etc.) as part of our information exchange and educational
research efforts.

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that it is "confidential" and we will abide by that request.
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confidentiality retain their copyright but give a non-exclusive license to the BB allowing
us to forward to BB members, publish in our monthly newsletter, and/or
subsequently archive such communications.


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