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Logan County Pioneers:

George Hansidevich / Hunsavage / Juknevicius , brothers Jake and Ziggy, Fleming

Jake, George & Zigmund (left) - thanks to the Hunsavage family

In 1910 Logan County, Colorado, George "Hunsavage" is living alone, 28, Russian-Polish immigrating in 1901, farming.

George Hansidevich proved up 333 acres in section 6, 8N 49W in 1913
In 1920 Logan County, Zigmund Hunsavage is 32, born in Pennsylvania, with Sophia 25, Regina 3, Aldona 1, all born in Pennsylvania. Brother George is 37 born in Pennsylvania.
In 1920 Logan County, John W. Slizewski is 59, born in Poland, Maggie 54 Missouri, Jake 29 , Louis W. 20, and Anna C. 16, all three born in Nebraska.
John "Slizawski" claimed a quarter in 8, 8N 49W in 1916.
George Hunsavage married Anna Slizeski October 31, 1929, recorded in Yuma County.

In 1930 Logan County, George is 48, married one year to Anna, 27, born in Nebraska.
September 7, 1938 "Two dogs owned by George Hunsavage, 55-year-old farmer, led a neighbor, W. C. Kirkwood, to Hunsavage's body in a field near his home, northwest of Fleming, today. Coroner A. D. Jackson said Hunsavage apparently died of a heart attack about Monday noon. He said Kirkwood told him he went to Hunsavage's farm to borrow a trailer and that the dogs, whining and growling, led him to the field where the body lay."

George Hansidevich's inheritance tax was in Logan County court October 31, 1938.

He's buried in Fleming 1883-1938, # 128587378.

Cemetery records show:
Born: 29 Mar 1880 in Lithuania, Russia
Died: 6 Sept 1938
Parents: Ignatios Yucknovich and Mary Kozloski
Wife: Anna Slizewski
Brothers: Ziggy, Jake
Lot: BK 12, north of West 4th Street

John William Slizewski is buried in Fleming 1861-1941 # 34317649 "Born in Stuttgart, Germany, April 7,1861. He came to the United States 59 years ago and resided on a farm a mile and a half west of Fleming. Surviving Mr. Slizewski are his wife Margaret; nine children; Frank of Ewing, Neb, Katie Marciniak of Harvey, Ill,Tom of Akron, Pauline Drey of Denver, Joe, Jake, Louie, Mary Vandenbark, and Ann Slizewski of Fleming, thirty-eight grandchildren."

Anna Slizewski 1903-1988 is also buried in Fleming # 34317580.


In 1910 Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, Zigmund Yucknavage is 24, born in Lithuania, a coal miner, immigrating 1906. Jacob is 26, born in Lithuania, and sister Victoria 45 is widowed, born in Lithuania. Joseph 19 is a nephew - their last name unknowwn.
On the same page is Frank Yucknavage 26 born in Lithuania, with Rose 29 Lithuania, and Julia 2, Pennsylvania.

Tillie S. Adomaitis was born June 4, 1893 in Kaunas, Lithuania
Zigmund Yucknavage registered for WWI in Fleming, farming, born March 15, 1886, naturalized, with Sophia.

In 1930 Chicago, Zigmond Yucknavage is 44, born in Russia, Sophia 36 Lithuania, Regina 13 Pennsylvania, Aldona 12 Pennsylvania, Raymond 9 and Lucille 8 in Colorado.

In 1940 Bloomingdale, Michigan, Zigmund Yuker is farming, 54 born in Poland, with Tillie 47 Lithuania, Raymond 19 and Lucille 18 both COlorado
Zigmond Yonher Yucknovage died March 18, 1943, father Austus Yonher Yucknovage, spouse Sophie Yonher.

Zigmund 1886-1943 # 35393076 and Tillie YUKER 1893-1987 # 35393081 are buried in Bloomingdale, Michigan.

Raymond "Yuknavage" born June 8, 1920 in Sterling Colorado to Zigmond Yuknavage, and Katie Thorton, died October 21, 2013. "Siblings - Aldona Stephenson; Jean Fry of Punta Gorda, FL, Lucille Nolan of Ypsilanti

January 27, 1943 Bloomingdale, Michigan " Word has been received here of the marriage of Miss Aldona Yuker, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Zeg Yuker, of Bloomingdale, and Ensign John Elwyn Stevenson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Stevenson, of South Haven. The marriage occurred at Key West, Florida, Saturday, Jan. 9. Mrs. Stevenson was graduated from Bloomingdale schools and W. S. T. C. and for the past three years has taught in Detroit City schools. Lieut. Stevenson was graduated from South Haven schools and enlisted in the U. S. Navy in January 1942. He is now located at the Naval Air School at Key West where they will reside for the present"

Edward J. Fry, 93, of Punta Gorda, Fla., passed away Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2002. Born Sept. 27, 1909, in Breedsville, Mich., he was the fifth child of William E. and Elizabeth Fry. Of the five sisters and three brothers, only one, Ellsworth W. Fry, is still living and will soon be 95. Edward married Regina (Jean) Yuker, Feb. 12, 1934, and they were married for 68 years. Edward and Regina came to Punta Gorda in 1963, buying Lazy Lagoon Trailer Park on Riverside Drive, which he developed into Lazy Lagoon HOA, now a resident-owned park. He retired in 1971 to fish. Edward and Regina had five children. Edward is survived by sons, James E. (Sandy) Fry, William E. (Becky) Fry and Jerry R. Fry; a daughter, Jean M. (Kert) Lancaster of Warner Robins, Ga.; 11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a son, Donald W. (Mary) Fry.


In 1920 Luzerne County, Jacob Yucknavitz is 37, immigrating 1903, naturalized 1910, with Anna 26 Pennsylvania, Adam 8, and Emile eighteen months. They're with Anna's mother Victoria Lashuercz, 52 born in Poland.

In 1930 Jacob is in Luzerne County, 46, married 20 years to Anna 39 Pennsylvania.
Adam is 18, Emily 13, Chester 10, Raymond 4, Lucille 7, and Regina 2, all born in Pennsylvania.

In 1940 Luzerne County, Jacob is 57, Anna 48, Chester 20, Lucille 17, and Raymond 14.

Jacob Yucknavage, age 55, born in Lithuania, died Nov 27, 1941 in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvaania, son of Ignatz Yucknavage and Mary Kaslouskas, both Lithuania. Wife Anna was 50. Burial to be in Bear Creek Township Holy Trinity.
#150942383 has him buried in Holy Trinity. Anna 1891-1969 # 150523716 is also buried there, saying she was born in Pennsylvania.
Regina 1928--1931 is buried there, on the same stone with Edward and Hedwig.
April 20 1931 "Regina Yucknavage, aged 3, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Yucknavage, died at the family home, .31 East Market street on Saturday evening following an illness of pneumonia. The child is survived by her parents and brothers and sisters: Adam, Amelia, Chester, Lucille and Raymond."

February 2012 "Olivia Marie and Julia Doreen Buro, twin daughters of Jason and Nicole Buro, are celebrating their fourth birthdays today, Feb. 12. Olivia and Julia are the granddaughters of Anthony and Susan Buro, Port Orange, Fla.; Francine Harrison, Kingston; the late Richard Yuknavage; the late Doreen Bell. They are the great-granddaughters of Raymond and Marie Yuknavage, Shavertown; Anna Sciacca, Long Island, N.Y. "

Frank Yuknavich, Sr. 1884-1964 is buried in Holy Trinity, Luzerne County # 110152714, with Rose (Lesawicz) Yuknavich 1890-1961.

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