I can only believe the placenames are mis-spelled. Perhaps it is a Medvedica listed in a name of Slovene places and Austrian alternates. Medvedica translates little bear. Closest to Bosica that I found is Busnica. I have seen enough discrepancies in the Ellis Island transcriptions to say this!http://feefhs.org/slovenia/indexsi.html
Check this web page for accounts of Slovenes in Leadville, Co. and Ely, MN.http://feefhs.org/slovenia/sidb1/trunki.html
There are more listings in the on line Slovene phone books for PERHAJ, sounds like parrrhigh.
Slovenian Genealogy Help Links Updated 4-23-01
ShtelSeeker a good place name locator for all Eastern Europehttp://www.jewishgen.org/ShtetlSeeker/loctown.htm
Map of Slovenia in â€œold Austriaâ€http://feefhs.org/maps/ah/ah-austr.html
Researching Family names
A general article about the history of surnameshttp://www.rootscomputing.com/howto/names/names.htm
Stories abound about arrogant and/of nationalistic US Immigration officials changing our forbearerâ€™s names. But are these stories true? Here is a link which delves into what may be just a â€œfamily legendâ€ without basis!http://www.ins.usdoj.gov/graphics/aboutins/history/articles/...
United States Immigration and Naturalization Service Website contains information about the INS Historical Reference Library collection and serviceshttp://www.ins.usdoj.gov/graphics/aboutins/history/index.htm
Here is a link to FREE downloadable family tree software from the LDS (Mormon) church, I know several people who use it and like ithttp://www.familysearch.com/
This is a listing of LDS Family History Centers generated from data sent by the Family History Center address submission form. The listing is nowhere near complete and readers are invited to submit information about any FHC's with which they are familiar.http://www.genhomepage.com/FHC/fhc.html
Links to organizations Associated with FEEFHS from 14 Countries, inc. Slovenia:http://feefhs.org/ethnic.html
Slovenian Cross Index is provided to speed your access to the many related HomePages, Resource Guide Listings, Maps, research aids, finding aids, alternate names of places and other information about Slovenia genealogy on this web sitehttp://feefhs.org/slovenia/indexsi.html
Roots Web forums, inc. Slovenia, Austria and â€œYugoslaviaâ€http://genconnect.rootsweb.com/qindex.html
Family History Genealogy boards, inc. Slovenia, Austria, Austria-Hungary and â€œYugoslaviaâ€http://www.familyhistory.com/lists/regions.asp
Slovenian web ring organizationhttp://nav.webring.yahoo.com/hub?ring=sloveameri&id=0&am...
Usenet Slavic genealogy newsgroup
ON line phone directories
On line Slovenia phone directory search (in Slovenian language)http://tis.telekom.si/tis.exe?FILE=index_si.htm&LANG=SLO...
Worldwide Phone Directory index of online phone books, with over 400 links to Yellow Pages, White Pages, Business Directories, Email Addresses and Fax Listings from over 170 countries all around the world.http://www.teldir.com/eng/
NEW! Link to Ellis Island records, including immigrant information, place of origin, ship name and much morehttp://www.ellisislandrecords.org/
A guide to virtual Sloveniahttp://www.matkurja.com/slo/resources/entertainment/towns/
Gottscheers are descendants of the people who lived in the German-speaking district of Gottschee in the Austrian Duchy of Carniola (Krain), which was part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire until 1918 when the Empire was dissolved following World War I. From 1918 until 1991, Gottschee was part of the northernmost Yugoslav Repulic of Slovenia. Since 1991, Slovenia has been an independent country. Today, Gottschee is a city and district in Slovenia and is known by its Slovene name: Kocevje.http://www.gottschee.org/~ghga/ghga.htm
Genealogy and Heraldry in Sloveniahttp://genealogy.ijp.si/
A good search engine, just type in surname followed by genealogy may find others who have information you are seekinghttp://www.google.com/
Croatian Heritage Museum