Bertas--Visnov/Kolc Dlhe Czecho-Slovakia
JAN (John) BERTA--born in Visnov 1840s, then Austria-Hungary now Slovakia--came to US in 1890s--buried somewhere around Hammond, IN.
JAN (John) BERTA--the above's son (1877-1936) born in Visnov, came to US 1890s(?)--returned to Kolc Dlhe then Austria-Hungary with son (John) & daughter (Elizabeth) as a widower in time to get drafted into the A-H army--survived World War I.Buried in Kolc Dlhe.
JAN (John) BERTA--the above's son (1905-87)
--born in McKeesport, PA.Returned with father to A-H.Married Anna Mazar (1910-87) (from Kolc Dlhe) 23 Oct. 1928.Three sons JAN (John) Michael Berta (1929-97), Andrew (3 days old--1932), Andrew Henry Berta (1934--resident of Stamford CT).Returned to US (1930-32, 1936).Army air corps (1939-1945). Family came to US via War Brides' Act in 1946.Worked as a farmer(CZ), miner (PA),
Hotel worker (NY), soldier (CZ & US), govt. painter.Buried in Maple Grove cemetery, Queens, NY with wife.
JAN (John) Michael BERTA--born in Kolc Dlhe, Czecho-Slovakia (1929-1997).Came to US in 1946.Married Veronica Hirko Berta (1930-98)from Secovce, Czecho-Slovakia on 15 Jan. 1949.Two sons, John Andrew Berta (1949) & Michael John Berta (1951).Learned fasrming as a child. Employed Silvercup Bakery in NYC (1948-69) & Wonder Bread (NYC & East Brunswick, NJ) (1969-88).Retired to Spring Hill, FL in 1989.Both buried at Grace Memorial Gardens in Spring Hill, FL.
JOHN Andrew BERTA born NYC 9 NOV 49. Married Bonnie Rosam Berta (Key West, FL) 30 June 73. Son John (1976), daughter Jillian(1986).Navy Veteran (1969-73), currently US Govt East European Analyst at Ft. Bragg, NC.
MICHAEL John BERTA born in NYC 11 Sept 51.Married Cynthia Pokojny Berta 12 Oct 84.Daughters Alicia Marie (1988) & Brittany Ann (1990).Army vet (1969-73), Vietnam tour (1970-71).Currently a US Postal supervisor in Tallahassee, FL.
JOHN Anthony BERTA born in Tallahassee, FL 2 June 1976. Currently residing in Conover, NC.
Married Ashly Jackson of Mt. Airy, NC 3 July 1999.