--- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@y..., cecearcher@j... wrote:
> Hii Folks>
> I just discovered a new name in my family tree, Muha from New
> I believe Muha is a Slovak name.
> My other names are Gajan (Gayan), Frankovic, Kruse, Kopecki
> (Kupeczky), Petrik.,Orlosky, Novatto and Bartko.and Durban.
> Ancestral villages were Spisska Nova Ves, Noveska huta, Hnilcik and
> Hrabusice. Are these villages near each other. would appreciate any
> It seems that these all came to the US. before the Ellis Island
> CEcilia Gajan Archer
Spis^ská Nová Ves (Sk) Igló (H) Zipser Neudorf (G) has an interesting
Germans, Slovaks, Rusyns, Croatians, Hungarians, and Poles.
Don't know which group settled here first in 12th, 14th, and 16th
Not all people in East Central Europe who later spoke German
owed their heritage to German settlers. Many were descendants of
Germanized Slavs and in some cases Magyars whose ancestors had
intermarried with neighbors of Germanic origin.
Hrabus^ice (Sk) Káposzafalva (H) is located in the SNV area.
Hnilc^ík (Sk) Szepespatak (H) is located in the SNV area.
Novoveská Huta (Sk) is located in the SNV area.
The LDS-Mormons have filmed the R.C. parish church records (1703-1903)
(1780-1895) for Hnilc^ík.
Novoveská Huta is listed with Spis^ská Nová Ves (1626-1895)
Text in Latin and Hungarian.
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