Now that you know the story of the Kuchariks aka Tomko aka Sabo, I would love to find more Kucharik cousins. I know there are some out there and at least some of them live in the United States.
If you have Kucharik in your family tree and you think you might be related to one of these family members, please leave a comment and/or email me.
John Kucharik married Maria Repka in 1849 in Okruzna, Slovakia. Children:
John, baptized 22 Oct 1849; probably died young
Anna, born 1854; married Stephen Kravjar, 25 Oct 1871
Stefan, born 17 Feb 1855; married Maria Kacsenyak
Michael, baptized 18 June 1859; married Susanna Magnus
Maria, baptized 12 Oct 1861; died young.
Maria, baptized 1864; married John Boszak
John, baptized 1866; no further record
George Kucharik married Barbara Merchely in 1857 in Nizna Sebastova, Slovakia.
John, baptized 6 January 1858; buried 20 October 1858
John, born 1860; buried 16 August 1873 in cholera epidemic
Anna, born 3 June 1862; married John Rohaly
Michael, born 1865; no further record
Stephen Kvasny married Barbara Kacsenyak in 1864 in Nizna Sebastova, Slovakia.
John, baptized 18 January 1866; no further record
Anna, baptized 26 May 1868; buried 17 December 1869
Stephen, baptized 19 August 1870; buried 14 June 1872
Stephen, baptized 1 December 1872; buried 15 August 1873 in cholera epidemic
Maria, baptized 21 March 1880; no further record
Stephen Kravjar married Anna Kucharik in 1871 in Okruzna, Slovakia.
Maria, baptized 30 March 1880; no further record
Barbara, baptized 1882; buried 6 October 1883
Susanna, baptized 10 August 1884; no further record
Maria, born about 1884; married John Stepkala. This Maria might be the Maria above, baptized in 1880 as no death record has been found for the 1880 Maria and no birth/baptismal record has been found for a Maria in 1884.
Stephen, baptized 19 June 1887; died young
Stephen, baptized 2 June 1890; buried 25 October 1890
Maria, baptized 2 June 1890; buried 2 June 1890
Michael, baptized 17 August 1891; no further record
Kucharik, Kvasny and Kravjar are all relatively uncommon surnames. Each family has one or more family members who immigrated to the United States.
If you recognize any of these names, PLEASE contact me.