Mike Kot/Kott b: 1887 left Russia with a brother in 1917. They went to Germany, then into Canada. They may have come on ship called the Kiaser Wilhelm.The brother stayed in Canada (we dont' know his name), and Mike crossed over into the US and worked his way to New York City.While in NY he heard about the coal mines in PA where he lived until he died in 1966.
The parents were Micola Kot(a farmer)and Maria Blushick both were born in Russia.
If anyone knows anything about this family please contact me.