Hi friends and family call me Butch.
My mother is a ne' Talanda. She is Ruth Talanda , my grandfather Johann Talanda , His Father Josef Talanda ( born in Austro-Hungarian empire). Most probely Modern Day Poland. We still have Family in Czech Rep. with whom we keep contact.
We have a brief family history in a letter from my great-grandfather's youngest brother. The Talanda's came from Spain in some war. The sword that soldier used is in the family position of the family. They go split especialy during the communist era.
If you want more info. please mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org !
Kind regards and home to hear from you soon.
P.S. we live in South Africa.