We’re stepping back further in time. Matej and Anna Teply lived from 1720s to around 1800.Continue reading
Kathleen Teply asked how much it cost Joseph Teply to travel to America.
That leads to other interesting questions:
- How could poor peasants afford to go?
- How much money did they make? How much did they have?
- What was their cottage worth? Or their farm?
- Did they have debts?
Let’s meet Jan and Katerina.
Remember to pronounce the J like a Y.Continue reading
It’s complicated. Let’s start with two definitions:
lán – A measure of land, about 45 acres. Same as a “hide”.
láník – A farmer who farmed one or more lán. Same as a “sedlák”.
There are some interesting things about Ferdinand Teply’s birth register:Continue reading
One of our goals in Pustá Rybná was to photograph the important houses.Continue reading
My grandpa worked for Princess Gloria’s family.
That’s right, her.Continue reading
Let’s meet Josepha Petráš Teply’s parents, Anton Petráš and Terezie Zahradnik.
Interestingly, Anton Petráš and Terezie Zahradnik each has a Teply parent or grandparent.Continue reading
If you stopped your car in front of a house in Solomon, Kansas, and started walking around the house taking photos, you might get confronted.Continue reading
We’ve learned a lot about Joseph and Josepha Petras Teply (3G).
Let’s meet Joseph’s parents, Joseph Teply and Frantiska Dvořák (4G) .Continue reading