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Research in Bulgaria

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Re: Research in Bulgaria

Posted: 1333301811000
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If your information is related to Bulgarian genealogical research and not specific to Mike's family I would greatly appreciate any advise you might have. I am looking for the family of my husband's grandfather. In the U.S. he was known as Steven C Bodell but he wrote for my husband that his real name was Stefan Koleff or Coleff; he had an older brother Jordan and a younger brother Staecho; he came from Pavlinkeny garb. He was born about 1900+/- 5 years. Family tradition states his parents posted a bond for him to leave Bulgaria so he wouldn't be conscripted to fight against Turkey in the Balkan wars in the early 1900s. He later was told by a later immigrant from his home town that his entire family was killed when the Turks invaded.

Thanks for any help you can give in researching this family in Bulgaria.
Marba Pogue
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