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You will have to give us more information about George and Mary Latka, since there are several couples in the US around 1910 with those names. Where did this couple live in the US and where were they born? What are their approximate birth and/or death years?
George was born around 1870 amd died in 1937. Mary (Mucha) Latka was born 1877. I believe they were from Austria. They lived in Carbondale, Pennsylvania and had 8 children. They had three boys, Ludwig (aka Lous or Louis born around 1906, Frank born 1912 and Joseph born 1916. Ancestry revealed dna relationships with Latka, Mucha and Arthur family (closest with offspring of Ludwig.) I have more info if possible to tell privately. Karen