James KOVACHborn Veszprem Megye, HUN., a farmer.Believe his wife's maiden name was NEMETH ... There were at least two children: Joseph1886-1965 and Mary ... Mary married and stayed in Hungary ... Joseph came to USA early 1900's ... He changed KOVACH to KOVACS some years later. Hesettled in Northampton CO, Bethlehem, PA
Kovach, Joseph- 1886-1965: Megyer, Veszprem Megye, Hungary >Bethlehem, PA
wife: Skraban, Terezija M. - 1888-1967 Murska Sobota,Yugoslavia Slovenia) Her mother's maiden name was SIFTAR, father was Joseph Skraban
Joseph's family attended the First Hungarian Lutheran Church on the southside of Bethelehem, PA.Theresa worked at a cigar factory also on the southside before being injured in a coal stove explosion at home.Joseph worked at the Zinc plant in Palmerton, Pa (Carbon CO), the Bethlehem Steel before being injured.He then farmed his land.Both sides of the family had relatives living in Carbon CO, Palmerton PA area.
children of Joseph and Theresa (Terezija):
Joseph, Jr. - spouse: Reiter, Theresa Katherine - spouse: Konya Frank - spouse: Grabar James - 1916-1937 Alex - spouse: Scheirer Stephen - spouse: Schwartz Mary - 1924-1937 John - spouse: Romig, Betty Charles - spouse: Schrantz William - Podhany