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From: Pamela Leather <>
Subject: Re: [ONT] My grandfather's been FOUND!!!!
Date: Sun, 24 Sep 2000 18:18:20 -0400
It just amazing how People helped in either way
My sisters & I were tracking down Our Great-Grandfather Harry Leather after
8-10 years we have Found more relatives over in England
> Dear Everyone,
> This is like having an "E-mail Hits Party"! ....so many congratulations.
> This is a swell list, such a united and caring group of people.
> Thank you for all your support. I hope that as I get more knowledgeable in
> genealogy that I can help more with other members' searches.
> Noreen (a happy camper who has now floated back down to earth)
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Krutz" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Saturday, September 23, 2000 6:19 PM
> Subject: [ONT] My grandfather's been FOUND!!!!
> > Hi Everyone!
> > I can hardly believe it. I keep getting up and dancing around my
> > apartment....then I sit down and cry...a mixture of laughter and tears. I
> > just had to share this news with you.
> > Thanks to Sandy for connecting me to a very kind soul in Toronto who
> > with the Cyrillic alphabet and found my grandfather for me.
> > My grandfather is listed in the death indexes as ONUFRY (HARRY) KROST,
> > Age 38 - died Jan 20, 1921. Occupation - Laborer, Industry - Lumberman.
> > Length of residence at place of death - 10 years [which means they
> > immigrated in 1911 - not 1910!].
> > You will never guess how my name was originally spelled (or close to it).
> > are you ready......CHRUSZCLY
> > This was found out because this kind soul, knew the Cyrillic language and
> > played with it. My grandparents had a baby named John (CHRUSZCLY) who
> > at 8 months on June 29, 1920 from pneumonia. Father was listed as Harry
> > Chruszcly and mother Annie Kormylo of Kenora. Birthplace of both parents
> > listed as Austria.
> > The circumstances of my grandfather's passing was as I had been told,
> > suicide - he hung himself in a Police Cell in Kenora.
> > Well...what do you think? I still can't believe this!
> > Noreen (a happy camper in Vancouver)
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