Monday, December 31, 2012

PF 2013



"Sestavte si rodokmen" on Amazon

If you are able to read Czech, you would be probably interested in fact that it's possible to buy my book Sestavte si rodokmen (Create your family tree) on Amazon.com. It's sent by me and I've chosen this as the easiest way how to make this book available in U.S. right now. Hopefully there will be English translation available next year.

Saturday, December 29, 2012

Czech history timeline

There are several dates which should be remembered because of importance to our ancestors lives. This post was inspired by Czech genealogy website of Lukáš Pěnkava - I have ommited some of the dates and added others as I see some more important. This timeline can be very useful for writing family history. It covers years 1526 to 1918.

Friday, December 28, 2012

Occupation dictionary (updated)

There are tens of occupations mentioned in Czech registries. I have prepared a list of those most common occupations in four languages, Czech, German, Latin and English.

Czech Christmas Traditions

Well, this is not too much of a genealogy post, anyway I decided to put together those traditions which we are used to keep. There were less of these traditions when I was a child because we were not too "traditional" family, but as I'm growing older, I'm trying to incorporate more old traditions to our family life - just because I like them. And I like them mainly thanks to my own interest in genealogy.