Monday, April 23, 2007
KIM: Today I discovered that it is more likely that the Brencics originated in Studeno, Slovenia. I had previously thought that they had come from Podlipa, but further research suggests otherwise. When Jakob and Ivana Brencic arrived in the US in 1906, Jakob listed his uncle Johan Brencic as the person they would be staying with until they found a permanent residence. According to my research, Johan arrived in 1903 listing 'Kaltenfeld, Austria' as his previous address. Research shows Kaltenfeld was an Austrian name for Studeno, and is very close to Planina and Liplje.