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Rev. Trunk translation index
Provided by and courtesy of Al Peterlin, President, Slovenian Genealogy Society International
This Rev. J.M. Trunk text was published originally in 1912 as Part 8, History of Slovene Communities, contains significant genealogical information about Slovenian immigrants, the places they lived, the organizations they formed, and the churches they attended.
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Beginning of translated text:
Tastoria. Some years ago the first Slovene immigrants settled here where they found work in the saw mills. Some are also farmers and raise delicious fruit in their large orchards. The climate is a healthy one as there are no cold winter days.
Waller. Since 1911, 10 Slovene families purchased farm land and have founded a farming community. They are mostly enrolled in Lodge #3 of the JSKJ whose seat is in La Salle, Illinois. Some Slovenes also live in the cities of Houston, Galveston, etc.