is a slideshow of my maternal great-grandfather, Sam Budesa & his
They came from Olib, an Island in the Adriatic that is now part of
Croatia & he spoke 7 languages,
as well as, being able to read in at least 3 or 4 that I am aware of!
to the family story, he met his wife Anna Grandov in a drinking
(where she was a bar maid) in Trieste; which was also
part of the Austrian Empire at the time!
is believed that she also came from Olib (No one in the family
Her family name "Grandov" is also present in the records that the LDS
have from Olib.