>>> I would really like to find info on their parents. Or, at least,
some guidance as to where to start searching. <<<
You will have to pay a pro to do your research at the Slovak Archive.
The films of church records have not been indexed and released and
there is no date given for release.
You CAN dtermine the availability of archived church records. Here's
LDS FICHES (set of 6) LDS #6000786
Survey of parish registers in Slovakia up to the time of civil
registration. Provides details of church records that are held in
Slovak archives. Index of villages is on fiche #6 and page
references refer to different religions. Most of these church records
are available on film via your LDS Family History Center but NOT for
CHURCH RECORDS AT LATTER DAY SAINTS (MORMON) LDS FAMILY HISTORY
Go to the LDS web site:
LOCATE YOUR NEAREST FAMILY HISTORY CENTER AND ORDER FICHES if not
already on hand.
You can go to the LDS web site to locate your nearest Family History
Center (FHC) and determine their hours of operation. You will need to
go there in person to order the fiches if they are not already on
hand. In about a month, the fiches will arrive and you can book a
reader and begin your research.
WRITING TO ARCHIVES (or to a genealogy pro)
For Czech and Slovak research letter writing help, go to:
Click on SEARCH
Click on RESEARCH HELPS
Click on the letter "C"
Scroll to the bottom of the page
Select and print PDF document Czech and Slovak Letter-writing Guide
Also select and print PDF document Czech Word List