It's Nandor, not Landor.
Nandor is hungarian for Ferdinand.
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Tuesday, August 03, 2004 3:01 PM
Subject: [S-R] Re: Church records - Turna nad Bodvou 2
The entry I found in the church records is not our Ferdinand,
obviously, since the baby died a month later. (Gotta learn Hungarian
so I can read those notes! :-) )
But, knowing that Lándor means Ferdinand will help our search. Also,
since we have Ferdinand's SSN from SSDI, getting the info from the SS-
5 will be a great help. From family contacts we know that Ferdinand
was in Bridgeport CT by about 1900 and worked there as a woodworker.
Contacting Ando family members currently living in the area is on
our 'to-do' list.
--- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com, "Frank" <frankur@w...> wrote:
> --- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com, "Larry" <lb5532@y...> wrote:
> > Hi Frank,
> > Thanks for the info. I have the two names from the phone book,
> > have located a possible translator for a letter I have in mind.
> > How embarrassing, though, I didn't know you could get a copy of
> > SS-5. That would be a great help. This is indeed "our"
> > - Larry
> Since the surname was Hegedüs in that 1886 church record expect you
> didn't have the correct Ferdinand Ando ?
> You wrote his parent's surnames were Ando and Kulcsar.
> The Slovakia telephone directory lists 1 surname Kulcsár under
> nad Bodvou.
> Kulcsár is a Hungarian occupational surname meaning a "key maker".
> In 1898, another Lándor (Ferdinand) Andó, age 35, married, had
> emigrated to Pittsburgh PA from somewhere in Slovakia ?
> This Ferdinand had been in Pittsburgh before, in 1891/1894.
> Pittsburgh had steel mills and coal industry wheremany emigrants
> to work.
> Frank K
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