First Homes …

The family of Janos and Szusanna Milyocsik (mill-o-chik) Gajdosovci (guy-doosh-ov-its-ah) arrived in the uptown neighborhood of Pittsburgh, on a plateau overlooking the Monongahela River.

After a few years in Uptown/Soho, they built  a house at 671 Margaret Street in Mount Oliver. They changed their name to Gaydos.

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Unbeknownst to them (for a while, anyway), the Robbins family from Wales were living on Quincy Avenue, just a few blocks away.

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George and Esther met, got married, and “TU!” (Slovak for “voila!) started establishing  homes around the South Side Slopes one after another!

First on Transverse Avenue in Mount Oliver.

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Then on Suncrest Street in Carrick…

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Before joining the parade to the suburbs and settling on Nantucket… Drive that is.

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