Infant and maternal mortality was a fact of life in our ancestor’s lives. But sometimes a family suffered more than their share.
I have been researching a story about Antonia’s daughter Anna Terk and her family. The godfathers of two of Anna’s children were named Ferdinand and Ödön Terk. I thought they were Anna’s brothers and wanted to confirm.
That’s how I wound up spending days going through the church records of Budišov nad Budišovskou, a small town in Moravia.