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Karakas & Sertich Families from Lika, Croatia

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Re: Karakas & Sertich Families from Lika, Croatia

Posted: 6 Apr 2012 6:11PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Karakas, Mesarek, Soltich
Dear Scott.
My name is Margie Camomile. I have recently gone onto Ancestry.com and am trying to also figure out more about my grandparents. There is a good posibility that your great grandfather, and my grandfather( my mom's dad) were related or even brothers?? My grandfather was also from Brinje, Lika, and his name is Marko Karakas.( He married my grandmother Margaret Mesarek, her mom was a Soltich) He was born 8-16-1891. He came to this country and was a miner. He lived in W. Virginia, then moved his family to Jerome, Arizona where he worked in the copper mines.
My mom's family has little to share about particulars of the family, so it is hard to figure things out. But I will keep trying. Your request came up on a google search when I put in Lika, Austria. I finally figured out today that Lika was in Austria, before it was in Yugoslavia!!
Maybe you have found more information since you first posted this question?
Margie. I live in San Deigo county, CA.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Scott Karakas 22 Jun 2010 12:28PM GMT 
ZBeca 22 Jun 2010 1:48PM GMT 
Scott Karakas 22 Jun 2010 1:58PM GMT 
ZBeca 22 Jun 2010 2:00PM GMT 
Scott Karakas 22 Jun 2010 2:01PM GMT 
margiecamomil... 7 Apr 2012 12:11AM GMT 
Scott Karakas 10 Apr 2012 11:29AM GMT 
margiecamomil... 10 Apr 2012 2:56PM GMT 
stanich8593 14 Jan 2014 9:03PM GMT 
margiecamomil... 14 Jan 2014 9:19PM GMT 
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