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Szoroka/Soroka Family of Udol, Slovakia & America

This family is part of my one-place study of St. Dimitry’s Greek Catholic (today Byzantine Catholic) Church parish, serving Udol and Hajtovka, Slovakia, covering the years 1827-about 1920. I will be sharing family records, roughly once a week, until all families in the parish are posted. Be aware that ages at marriage and death frequently don’t match baptismal records, when found. If you have ancestors who lived in these two villages and would like to receive an invitation to a shared Dropbox folder, please leave a comment and I will contact you.

SZOROKA

Szoroka, Alex & Eva Lesko, GC, GC
Children:

  1. John, born c1807, married Maria Velky, born c1811, daughter of Unknown Velky & Anna Kubik, 14 May 1832

Szoroka, Andrew & Maria Tidik, Hajtovka, GC, GC
Children:

  1. Michael, bp 6 December 1840

Szoroka, Andrew (c1830-5 March 1908) & Anna Gladis (c1840 in Kis Lipnik-3 May 1909), Ujak 29, 34 & 44, GC, GC

Andrew, husband of Anna Gladis, died 5 March, buried 7 March 1908, aged 75 years. Anna, widow of Andrew, died 3 May, buried 6 May 1909, aged 72 years.
Children:

  1. John, born 25 January, bp 31 January 1858; married Helen Mikulik, born c1866, daughter of Michael Mikulik alias Kacsmar & Maria Leskoszifa of Ujak 32, 2 November 1885
  2. Stephen, born 20 August, bp 28 August 1860; married Helen Mikulik alias Holodnyak, born 29 March, bp 3 April 1864, daughter of Michael Mikulik alias Holodnyak & Anna Koscs of Ujak 4, 12 November 1883
  3. Michael, born 12 October, bp 18 October 1863; died 15 December, buried 17 December 1869, aged 6 years
  4. Maria, born 7 March, bp 11 March 1866
  5. Anna, born 30 July, bp 1 August 1868; died 17 November, buried 19 November 1869, aged 14 months
  6. Anna, born 19 November, bp 27 November 1870
  7. Michael, born 12 May, bp 12 May 1873; died 6 December, buried 8 December 1878, aged 5 years
  8. Michael, born 23 November, bp 25 November 1880

Szoroka, Anna, Ujak 72, GC
Children:

  1. John, born 9 September, bp 23 September 1867

Szoroka, Anna, born c1849 in Ujak

See Kis Lipnik 1869 census – house of Susanna Svacsak.

Szoroka, Anna, Ujak, born c1825, buried 9 November 1847, aged 22 years

Szoroka, Basil & Catherine Unknown, Ujak, GC, None
Children:

  1. Michael, bp 14 May 1837

Szoroka, Catherine, Ujak, born c1801, buried 15 September 1847, aged 46 years

Szoroka, Catherine, Ujak, born c1802, buried 11 November 1847, aged 45 years

Szoroka, Helen, daughter of Michael, Ujak, born cFebruary 1831, buried 1 March 1831, aged 1 month

Szoroka, John & Maria Dolyak, Ujak, GC
Children:

  1. John, born c1817, married Susanna Tidik, born c1821, daughter of John Tidik & Maria Csanda, 14 November 1842

Szoroka, John (c1799-1869+) & Eva Lukacs (c1800 in Kis Lipnik-18 May 1871), Ujak 33, GC, GC

Peter Szoroka and wife Maria Fecsisin lived with them in 1869. Also in the home was the family of Michael Szoroka, born 1833 in Ujak, and Maria Lesko, born 1842 in Ujak plus three children. Eva, wife of John, born Lukacs, died 18 May, buried 20 May 1871, aged 70 years. Eva was also called Eva Lipnika, or Eva from Lipnik.
Children:

  1. Maria, born c1821, married John Petrisin, born c1817, 14 November 1842
  2. Helen, bp 14 February 1831
  3. Andrew, bp 27 August 1832
  4. Michael, bp 5 April 1835
  5. Peter, bp 24 December 1837; married Maria Fecsisin, born c1846, 24 November 1868
  6. Susanna, bp 20 June 1842; married Andrew Fengya, bp 20 December 1840, died 27 September, buried 29 September 1909, son of Andrew Fengya & Susanna Csanda. Mother is only named Eva in her baptismal record.

Szoroka, John (c1817-1832+), son of Alex Szoroka & Eva Lesko & Maria Velky (c1811-1832+), daughter of Unknown Velky & Maria Kubik, married 14 May 1832, Ujak, GC, GC

Szoroka, John (?-before 1888) & Susanna Tidik (c1823-5 February 1888), married 14 November 1842, Ujak 40, GC, GC

Susanna married (2) Andrew Hriczenyak, born c1826, widower, 6 February 1876. Susanna, widow of John Szoroka & Andrew Hriczenyak, born Tidik, died 5 February, buried 7 February 1888, aged 65 years.
Children:

  1. Anna, bp 27 January 1850; buried 21 February 1856, aged 6 years

Szoroka John & Susanna Fedus, Ujak GC, GC
Children:

  1. John, bp 2 November 1845

Szoroka, John & Maria Mucha, Hajtovka 28, GC, GC
Children:

  1. Michael, born 27 June, bp 3 July 1859

Szoroka, John (25 January 1858-1897+), son of Andrew Szoroka & Anna Gladis & Helen Mikulik alias Kacsmar (c1866-1897+), daughter of Michael Mikulik alias Kacsmar & Maria Leskoszifa of Ujak 32, married 2 November 1885, Ujak 34 & 44, GC, GC
Children:

  1. John, born 29 July, bp 7 August 1887; died 17 August, buried 19 August 1887, aged 1 month
  2. Maria, born 20 October, bp 28 October 1888
  3. Anna, born 27 October, bp 4 November 1894
  4. Michael, born 19 June, bp 20 June 1897

Szoroka, John, Ujak, born c1767, buried 1 July 1839, aged 72 years

Szoroka, John, Ujak, born c1800, died 11 February, buried 13 February 1870, aged 70 years

Szoroka, Maria, Ujak, born c1776, buried 15 April 1831, aged 55 years

Szoroka, Maria, Ujak, born c1771, buried 25 October 1836, aged 65 years

Szoroka, Michael & Catherine Pjatek, Ujak, GC
Children:

  1. Michael, born c1817, married Helen Fengya, born c1821, daughter of John Fengya & Eva Vancso, 14 November 1842

Szoroka, Michael & Maria Belej, Ujak, GC, GC
Children:

  1. Anna, bp 20 August 1829; buried 16 March 1831, aged 2 years
  2. Andrew, bp 9 June 1836; buried 23 February 1837, aged 6 months

Szoroka, Michael & Anna Havran, Ujak, GC, GC
Children:

  1. Michael, bp 5 March 1843
  2. John, bp August 1845

Szoroka, Michael (c1817-1850+), son of Michael Szoroka & Catherine Pjatek & Helen Fengya (c1821-1850+), daughter of John Fengya & Eva Vancso, married 14 November 1842, Ujak 12, GC, GC
Children:

  1. Maria, bp 16 March 1844; married John Kacsmar, born c1838, 21 November 1864
  2. Anna, bp 16 September 1846
  3. Anna, bp 16 October 1846 (sic)
  4. Helen, bp 10 March 1850; buried 31 May 1853, aged 2 years

Szoroka, Michael (c1833-19 June 1884) & Maria Leskopetra (c1842-1869+), married 9 November 1858, Ujak 29 & 33, GC

Also in their 1869 family was Peter Lesko, born 1857, perhaps a younger brother of Maria. Michael died 19 June, buried 21 June 1884, aged 50 years.
Children:

  1. Michael, born c1866; married Christina Dornics, born 29 March, bp 6 April 1868, daughter of John Dornics & Susanna Miklus/Janka of Ujak 54, 30 May 1887
  2. Anna, born c1869; married Peter Fecsisin, born 20 March, bp 26 March 1864, son of Peter & Susanna Petrisin of Ujak 49, 1 February 1886

Szoroka, Michael (c1810-1872+), widower & Maria Timko (c1840-21 January 1894), married 6 February 1866, Ujak 42, 46, 52 & 77, GC, GC

They shared a home with the family of John Dragan and Helen Fengya in 1869. Michael died 13 October, buried 15 October 1880, aged 68 years. Maria, widow of Michael, born Timko, died 21 January, buried 23 January 1894, aged 62 years.
Children:

  1. Stephen, born 1859 (by first marriage)
  2. Peter, born 26 July, bp 4 August 1872; married Anna Kolyar, 17, daughter of John Kolyar & Anna Zsacsek, widow Leskoszifa of Ujak 30, of Ujak 30, 13 May 1895

Szoroka, Michael (c1866-1901+), son of Michael Szoroka & Maria Leskopetra & Christina Dornics (29 March 1868-29 January 1908), daughter of John Dornics & Susanna Miklus of Ujak 54, married 30 May 1887, Ujak 43, 44, 45, 47, 49 & 55, GC, GC

Christina, widow of Michael, born Dornics, died 29 January, buried 31 January 1908, aged 38 years.
Children:

  1. John, born 30 May, bp 10 June 1888; died 1 April, buried 3 April 1890, aged 2 years
  2. Maria, born 14 February, bp 14 February 1891, twin
  3. Anna, born 14 February, bp 14 February 1891, twin
  4. Michael, born 12 July, bp 23 July 1893
  5. Nicholas, born 6 March, bp 10 March 1895; married Helen Fengya/Ilyasa, born 26 July, bp 31 July 1898, daughter of John Fengya/Ilyasa & Anna Dragan, 29 April 1922
  6. Peter, born 8 March, bp 13 March 1897
  7. Stephen, born 9 October, bp 13 October 1901

Szoroka, Michael, Ujak, born c1783, buried 16 August 1847, aged 63 years

Szoroka, Michael, Ujak 46, born c1818, buried 8 September 1853, aged 35 years

Szoroka, Nicholas (6 March 1895-1922+), son of Michael Szoroka & Christina Dornics & Helen Fengya/Ilyasa (born 26 July 1898-1922+), daughter of John Fengya/Ilyasa & Anna Dragan, married 29 April 1922

Szoroka, Peter (bp 24 December 1837-1870+), son of John Szoroka & Eva Lukacs & Maria Fecsisin (c1846-1870+), daughter of Peter Fecsisin, married 24 November 1868, Ujak 33, GC, GC

They lived with Peter’s parents, John Szoroka & Eva Lukacs, in 1869.
Children:

  1. John, born 21 June, bp 26 June 1870

Szoroka, Peter (26 July 1872-1902+), son of Michael Szoroka & Maria Timko & Anna Kolyar (30 March 1879-1902+), daughter of John & Anna Zsacsek (widow Leskoszifa of Ujak 30, married 13 May 1895, Ujak 30 & 48, GC, GC
Children:

  1. Maria, born 15 March, bp 21 March 1896; died 2 December, buried 3 December 1896, aged 6 months
  2. Michael, born 14 November, bp 16 November 1897; died 10 July, buried 14 July 1905, aged 8 years
  3. Peter, born 28 April, bp 4 May 1902

Szoroka, Peter, Ujak, born c1762, buried 20 July 1832, aged 70 years

Szoroka, Stephen (20 August 1860-1901+), son of Andrew Szoroka & Anna Gladis & Helen Mikulik alias Holodnyak (29 March 1864-1901+), daughter of Michael & Anna Koscs of Ujak 4, married 12 November 1883, Ujak 3, 4, 5, 43, 44 & 58, GC, GC
Children:

  1. Michael, born 9 November, bp 14 November 1886
  2. Stephen, born 12 June, bp 24 June 1888
  3. Nicholas, born 22 October, bp 9 November 1890; died 9 October, buried 11 October 1892, aged 2 years
  4. Maria, born 1 December, bp 10 December 1893
  5. Nicholas, born 30 August, bp 2 September 1899
  6. Peter, born 5 July, bp 12 July 1901

Members of the Soroka family, as they were known afterwards, settled in the Passaic, new Jersey area. Michael Szoroka, born 1893 and son of Michael Szoroka and Christina Dornics, profiled above) was a member of my grandparents’ wedding party in 1915 at St. Michael’s in Passaic.

Michael Soroka died a month after his 103rd birthday! However, from the U.S. census records, it appears he had no children.