Ed Gavala
Email from Ed Gavala on February 17, 2001

Hi Jack, 

Here is some background on the family of John Pachuta and Elizabeth Orenic. John was born in Kamenna Poruba, Slovakia in 1879. Elizabeth was born in Chemerne, Slovakia in 1883. John worked in coal mines in Guernsey County, Ohio, then settled in Trail Run (Robins) Ohio in 1903. 

John's brothers and sisters were: George, Mary, Ann, Michael, Elizabeth and Joseph. John and Elizabeth's children were Mary 1904, Nellie 1906, Michael 1913, John 1915, Joseph 1917, Andrew 1919, George 1921, Thelma 1924, Ethel 1926 and Paul 1929. All their children were born in Trail run except Nellie who was born in Kamenna Poruba. My Mother was Mary Pachuta Gavala born in 1904. It appears that John Pachuta from Arizona is my cousin and you too? My great-grandfather was a Joseph or Andrew am not sure. I am also a cousin of Craig Blasko who you contacted earlier. Am just learning the computer. 


Ed Gavala 
13245 East Bagley Rd.  Middleburg Heights, Ohio 44130

Email from Ed Gavala on March 8, 2001
Hi Jack  

I have checked out your  Pachuta Page very nice. I had lunch with my uncle Joe Pachuta today and he said you had contacted his son Roger who live in Texas.I have other Pachuta relatives who are from Washington, California, Penn, Oklahoma,and Cleveland, Columbus, Lorain and Piketon,Ohio. I also will have a Family Tree  on the Pachuta Family  from Trail Run on the Internet in the near future. I have been working on the Family Tree since 1990. And also a Family History Book I hope.    

Talk to you later      

Ed Gavala

Email from Ed Gavala on May 19, 2001

Hi Jack.

I received all the messages and pictures thanks a lot I have been showing them to the rest of the Pachuta and the Gavala families. My Aunt Helen Gavala Blasko she is 80 told me that your Great-Grand-Mother Anna Tkacova Pachutova was her mother Anna Tkacova Gavala's older sister. She said they would name a younger child after an older one when they were married and moved away.  Thanks again for all the info and pics they are great.      

Ed Gavala     

Forgot to tell you my Father George Gavala was born in Blacktop, Ohio in 1902 and grew up in Trail Run Ohio.

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