interesting story. what city & state is this?? my father in law came over from bulgaria 1929. his name was stancho miteff. he is 90 years old. we have always known him as steven vladiff (vladeff) seems his mother left him behind in bulgaria. he was born from a relationship she had there. her husband vladi vladeff came to america years earlier. when he sent for her (so the story goes) she had to leave stancho behind because he was not her husbands'. he was 12 or 14 when they sent for him. settled in erie county ohio. some family members went southward towards sandusky county ohio. others north to the dearborn heights region of michigan.