Monday, June 13, 2016

Ethnicity and Family Therapy

See also:


Ethnicity and Family Therapy, Third Edition  




Greek Immigration to America

Crop failures 1890-1917
Balkan War 1912

1911
Greg's Grandfather
Harry Rekas
born in Greece
Arrived in the US in 1911 from Alexandria, Egypt




 Hungarian Immigration to America

Post WWI and post WWII following Revolution of 1956

1914
Greg's Grandmother
Maria Brody
born in Hungary
Arrived at Ellis Island in US 1914 on the "Patagonia" from Trieste, Italy


Irish Immigration to America

1. Ellen McGee born in Ireland date unknown, mother of Hanna Foley, later born in Heckscherville, PA.

2. Edward Brennan was born in 1813 in Ireland and died on an unknown date.  He married Ann or Hannah Brennan in 1853. Ann or Hannah was born in 1826 in Ireland and died on an unknown date. 

Immigrated 1868? had to be earlier unless his wife went earlier


3. John J Brennan was born in Sep. 1867 in Heckscherville, PA and died on Dec. 2, 1940 in Minersville, PA at the age of 73.  He married Hannah Brennan [Foley] on Aug. 18, 1890 in Heckscherville, PA. Hannah, daughter of John Foley and Ellen Foley [McGee], was born About 1854 in Heckscherville, PA and died on Oct. 17, 1918 in Cass Township, Minsersville, PA at the age of ABOUT 63-64. 





4. Edward Brennan was born on Jun. 11, 1893 in Heckscherville, PA and died on Dec. 16, 1972 in Philadelphia, PA at the age of 79.  He married Genevieve "Geneva" Brennan [Leopold] on Apr. 19, 1914. Genevieve "Geneva", daughter of Frederick "Fred" Leopold, Sr. and Elizabeth "Lizzie" Leopold [McKenna], was born on Sep. 28, 1894 in Philadelphia, PA and died on Nov. 22, 1953 in Philadelphia, PA at the age of 59. 

5. Child of Edward Brennan and Genevieve: Catherine "Kitty" Cecelia Rekas [Brennan] was born on Feb. 5, 1918 in Minersville, PA and died Mar 1 or 17 1967 in Philadelphia, PA. She married John Harry Rekas on Mar. 9, 1942. John Harry, son of Harry "PopPop" Rekas and Maria (Mary) "MomMom" Rekas [Brodie/Brody], was born on Oct. 31, 1917 in Trenton NJ and died on Oct. 17, 1993 in Coatesville, PA at the age of 75.

6. Greg Rekas












Scots-Irish



Swiss

1717
Jane's Great7: Christian Hershey 
born 1665 in Emmental, Bern, Switzerland
1717 Immigrant was the first Mennonite Bishop in Lancaster Co, PA

1845
SWITZERLAND TO FAIRFIELD COUNTY OHIO
Emigration of Elizabeth Ballmer521 in 1845.
SWITZERLAND TO FAIRFIELD COUNTY OHIO
Emigration of John Jacob Businger530 in 1845.

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