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Sending Money Home to Strubowiska from Madera

Many thanks to Bob Washick (Osczyp) who found this information in his genealogy research. Bob sent me copies of 15 money orders purchased through the John B. McGrath Steamship Agency in Houtzdale, Clearfield Co., Pa, sent to people in Strubowiska L.P. Kalnica, Poviat Lisko, Galicia. I have provided images of four of these receipts and have extracted the info from all as show below:

No. 75370. Houtzdale, Pa. Jany 17 1910 Received from Wasco Osip at Madera, Pa Forty Three & 20/100 Dollars For (Foreign Currency) 210 Kronen to be remitted to John Vrholak Residence (brother in law of Wasco Osip) Strubowiska, L.P. Kalnica, Gal Austria $43.20 Jno B McGrath

No. 75170. Houtzdale, Pa. July 19 1909 Received from Wasco Oshak at Madera, Pa  Two & 35/100 Dollars For (Foreign Currency) 10 Kronen to be remitted to WascoRusin Residence K.K. Landwer Infantry Reg No. 29 Komp. #2 Bardwais, Austria $2.35 Jno B McGrath

No. 1128018. Houtzdale, Pa. Sep 24, 1910 Received from Wasco Washak at Madera, Pa One hundred and sixty four Dollars For (Foreign Currency) 800 Kronen To be remitted to Hryc Berezansky Residence Strubowiska L.P. Kalnica, Lisko Powiat, Galicia, Austria $164.00 per self (McGrath's Steamship Agency)

No. 550242. Houtzdale, Pa. March 9, 1911 Received from Waco Osczyp at Madera, Pa Twenty & 65/100 Dollars For (Foreign Currency) 100 Kronen To be remitted to Natca Kowal Residence Strubowiska, L.P. Kalnica, Lisko Powiat - Galicia  Austria $20.65 Jno B McGrath

No. 1102. Houtzdale, Pa. Sep 18, 1911 Received from Wasco Osczyp at Madera, Pa Ten & 45/100 Dollars For (Foreign Currency) 50 Kronen To be remitted to Natca Kowal Residence Strubowiska, L.P. Kalnica, Lisko Pow. - Galicia  Austria $10.45 Jno B McGrath

No. 359221. Houtzdale, Pa. Sept  ?, 191? Received from John Osczyp at Madera, Pa Two hundred & ninty two Dollars For (Foreign Currency) 1430 Kronen To be remitted to Wasco Rusyn (Rusen) Residence Strubowiska, L.P. Kalnica, Lisko Powiat - Galicia  $292.00 per Ess /????? (McGrath's Steamship Agency)

No. 75074.. Houtzdale, Pa. May 6, 1909  Received from Wasco Osczyp at Madera, Pa Fifteen & 65/100 Dollars For (Foreign Currency) Seventy five Kronen To be remitted to Iwan Varholyak Residence Strubowiska, L.P. Kalnica, Lisko Powiat Gal $15.65 Jno B McGrath

No. 137490.. Houtzdale, Pa. March 15, 1909  Received from Wasco Osczyp at Madera, Pa Forty nine & 50/100 Dollars For (Foreign Currency) 240 Kronen To be remitted to Ivan Varholyak Residence Strubowiska, L.P. Kalnica, Lisko Powiat, Galicia, Austria  $49.50 Jno B McGrath

No. 75461. Houtzdale, Pa. Nov 9, 1910  Received from Wasco Wassoek at Madera, Pa Eight & 45/100 Dollars For (Foreign Currency) 40 Kronen To be remitted to John Varholik Residence Strubowiska, L.P. Kalnica, Powiat Lisko, Galicia  $8.45 Jno B McGrath

No. 75820  Houtzdale, Pa. Aug 15, 1910  Received from Wasco Osczyp at Madera, Pa Forty nine & 50/100 Dollars For (Foreign Currency) 240 Kronen To be remitted to Ivan Varholyak Residence Strubowiska, L.P. Kalnica, Lisko Powiat, Galicia, Austria  $49.50 Jno B McGrath

Red Star Line International Money Order No L186490 Sept 1, 1913 To be remitted to Natca Wassak  Strubowiska Post Office Kalnica Lisko Pow Galicia Ten and 50/100 Dollars 10.50 as equivalent of fifty (50) Kronen Received from Wasco Wassak Madera, PA Red Star Line per John B. McGrath

Red Star Line International Money Order No L266625 May 18, 1914 To be remitted to Nacia Kowaly Strubowiska Post Office Kalnica Lisko Powiat Galicia Twenty and 65/100 Dollars 20.65 as equivalent of one hundred (100) Kronen Received from Wasco Wassak Madera, PA Box 384 Red Star Line per John B. McGrath

Red Star Line International Money Order No L205985 Feb 14 1912 To be remitted to Natca Kowal Strubowiska Post Office Kalnica Lisko Pow Galicia Austria Hungary Twenty and 65/100 Dollars 20.65 as equivalent of one hundred (100) Kronen Received from Wasco Osczyp Madera, PA Red Star Line per John B. McGrath

Red Star Line International Money Order No ???????13 May 20, 1912 To be remitted to Natca Kowal Strubowiska Post Office Kalnica Lisko Pow  Eight & 45/100 Dollars 8.45 as equivalent of fifty (50) Kronen Received from Wasco Oscak Madera, PA Red Star Line per John B. McGrath

RECEIPT FOR FOREIGN MONEY ORDER    No 4245641 Houtzdale State of Pa Jan 7, 1913 Received from Wasco Osczyp Address Box 384 Madera Twenty & 65/100 Dollars Equivalent of One Hundred (100) Kronen For remittance to Natca Osczyp At Strubowiska L. P. Kalnica Lisko Powiat Galicia $20.65 AMERICAN EXPRESS COMPANY John B. McGrath Branch