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Re: Slavish Cemetery St. Clair
Tue Sep 9, 2014 17:48

Here are the Catholic Churches (not Orthodox) of Saint Clair and founding dates:

Saint Clair, St. Boniface (German) 1853
Saint Clair, St. Mary (Irish) 1864
Saint Clair, St. Casimir (Lithuanian) 1912
Saint Clair, SS. Peter and Paul (Polish) 1918
Saint Clair, Immaculate Conception (Slovak) 1905

Slavish was a term used to refer to Slovak people at the turn of the 20th century. Maybe Immaculate Conception cemetery is the one you're looking for? There's a John Motto buried there (maybe not related, but likely same ethnicity):

Call St. Claire of Assisi parish to inquire about records:


St. Michael's Greek Catholic Russian Orthodox Church is another possibility - 570-429-0670

  • Slavish Cemetery St. ClairMaria Motto, Mon Sep 8 14:18
    I am trying to find out the cemetery where my husbandís great great grandfather (Andrew Motto) is buried at. He was born in Austria-Hungary around 1858 and lived in St. Clair/PA.I found his death... more
    • Re: Slavish Cemetery St. Clair — Anonymous, Tue Sep 9 17:48
      • Re: Slavish Cemetery St. Clairmottomb, Tue Sep 9 22:29
        Thanks for all the information! Do you think that sites like have a complete list of all the people buried at the cemeteries on their site ? Since I couldn't find his grave on the site ... more
        • Re: Slavish Cemetery St. ClairAnonymous, Wed Sep 10 17:57
 and Billion Graves definitely may not have all marked graves listed. I think Billion Graves has a smartphone app that makes uploading the gravestone photos easy, and adds GPS... more
          • Re: Slavish Cemeterymottomb, Wed Sep 10 20:21
            You are right! Andrew's son Martin is buried at Immaculate Conception so I am really hopeful he is also there! I called the number you gave me for the Parrish and spoke to a gentleman there, that has ... more
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