1. Jan Polak was born about 1760. His name is known only from his son's marriage record. He was the father of:
2. Stephen Polak was born about 1785. He married at Myjava, Slovakia on 16 May 1810, Catherine Szowiss, born say 1785, daughter of Jan Szowiss. Stephen could be any of the Stephen Polaks sons of Jan born in 1783, 1785, or 1790. Likewise, Catherine Szowiss, could be any of the Catherines daughter of Jan, born in 1785, 1784, 1786, or 1792. They were the parents of:
3. Katharina Polak was baptized at Myjava, Slovakia on 25 November 1813 and died there 14 April 1879. She married before 1843, Jan Malek (Jr.), baptized at Myjava on 8 September 1801 and died there 31 March 1877, son of Jan and Catherine (Marek) Malek. Katharina and Jan are enumerated in household #1189 at Myjava in the 1869 Hungarian Census. They were the parents of Anna, Katharina, Susana, and Alzbeta.
Slovak Lutheran (Evangelium) Church records of Myjava available on microfilm at the LDS Library and digitized by them on their site, www.familysearch.org. Death certificates from the Slovak Archives.
1869 Hungarian Census for Myjava, Nitra (LDS #2189396).
Deaths from the Myjava Lutheran Church Records 1876-1902, FHL #2408365.
Marriages of Myjava 1806-1835, p. 358, FHL #2408361.