Author Topic: Lengyel Family of Walnut Creek, California (Contra Costa County CA), 1907-2015  (Read 137 times)

Offline knort33

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November 22, 2018


Is there anyone with a subscription to ancestry.com who can help me find the family tree for the following person:

ELIZABETH  LENGYEL (born June 23, 1907)
          Died December 3, 2001 in Walnut Creek, CA (in Contra Costa County California)

I do not know where she was born.  The surname is Hungarian.

I am trying to find out the names of her parents, her husband, her brothers and sisters, and her children and their birthdates and death dates.  Supposedly there is a family tree of the Lengyel family that has been posted by the Brewer-Richert Family in the Public Member Trees section.  Thank you.

I am also trying to find out if she is related to Ernest Lengyel born 1943, now deceased.

I would also be interested in an obituary notice for her if there is someone in the Walnut Creek, CA area who could find it for me.

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Re: Lengyel Family of Walnut Creek, California (Contra Costa County CA), 1907-2015
« Reply #1 on: Friday 23 November 18 08:18 GMT (UK) »

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The tree you refer to has none of the information you have asked for.

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Re: Lengyel Family of Walnut Creek, California (Contra Costa County CA), 1907-2015
« Reply #2 on: Friday 23 November 18 14:50 GMT (UK) »
What do you know about Ernest? When and where was he born, where did he die, parents, etc?

There are a couple Elizabeth Lengyels in Cleveland born about the same time, one in Connecticut, and maybe others elsewhere. One of the ladies in Cleveland apparently married a Lengyel as well.

The Elizabeth who died in California received her Social Security number in Ohio, so that might be a clue.
United States Social Security Death Index


Age:   94
Given Name:   Elizabeth
Surname:   Lengyel
Birth Date:   23 Jun 1907
State:   Ohio
Last Place of Residence:   Walnut Creek, Contra Costa, California
Previous Residence Postal Code:   94598
Event Date:   05 Dec 2001

The other Elizabeth in Cleveland died in 1942
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X8S3-GJN

Father's Name:   Steve Lengyel
Father's Birthplace:   Erdo Benye, Hungary
Mother's Name:   Elizabeth Rakovsky
Mother's Birthplace:   Erdo Benye, Hungary
Spouse's Name:   Joseph

Knowing something about Ernest will help answer the question. Besides, public trees on Ancestry are about the last place I trust for information - almost never any sources.
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Re: Lengyel Family of Walnut Creek, California (Contra Costa County CA), 1907-2015
« Reply #3 on: Friday 23 November 18 14:58 GMT (UK) »
Obituary deleted at request of the original poster, knort33.
Cambridgeshire: Billups, Cropley; Derbyshire: Jenkinson, Gratton; Co Down: O'Rourke, Rodgers, Cunningham

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Re: Lengyel Family of Walnut Creek, California (Contra Costa County CA), 1907-2015
« Reply #4 on: Friday 23 November 18 17:49 GMT (UK) »
What do you know about Ernest? When and where was he born, where did he die, parents, etc?


Knowing something about Ernest will help answer the question. Besides, public trees on Ancestry are about the last place I trust for information - almost never any sources.

Ernest Lengyel was buried in same cemetery as Elizabeth Lengyel.

Elizabeth Find A Grave: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/111017208

Ernest obit: https://www.oakmontmortuary.com/obituary/lengyel-ernest


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Re: Lengyel Family of Walnut Creek, California (Contra Costa County CA), 1907-2015
« Reply #5 on: Friday 23 November 18 18:27 GMT (UK) »
United States Public Records, 1970-2009

Name:   Ernest F Lengyel
Also Known As:   Ernie Lengyel
Event Date:   01 Jun 2001
Event Place:   Alameda, California, United States
Birth Date:   24 Jul 1943
Address:   Alameda, California 94501
Address Date:   01 Jun 2001
2nd Address:   Alameda, California 94501
2nd Address Date:   27 Oct 1995-29 Oct 2007
3rd Address:   Walnut Creek, California 94598
3rd Address Date:   15 Sep 1975-01 Jul 2008
Possible Relatives:   Elizabeth Lengyel, Ernie Lengyel

https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K1CV-FD6
Cambridgeshire: Billups, Cropley; Derbyshire: Jenkinson, Gratton; Co Down: O'Rourke, Rodgers, Cunningham

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Re: Lengyel Family of Walnut Creek, California (Contra Costa County CA), 1907-2015
« Reply #6 on: Saturday 24 November 18 02:59 GMT (UK) »
Thank you, oldohiohome, for your replies.  I had not noticed previously that Elizabeth's SSN was issued in Ohio, so now I know that she is connected to the many Lengyels in that area.  And I'm stunned that he has sometimes been called "Ernie"--I guess it always helps when doing searches
to remember sometimes, that some people prefer to be called by their nickname!!

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