After Helen's valiant attempt, I'll take a wild stab in the dark.
If you separate the "Szan" from the "Szanigy", as in removing the
Hungarian prefix "Szent" or Saint, you can try locating the last
part phonetically .... Saint Nigy, Nagy, or some similar, even
wildly similar phonetic combination.
Good speculation, and good luck!
> >>> vvalentine4@c... 10/21/05 4:28 PM >>>
> Hi everyone,
> Can someone give me some help with a town listed on my
> manifest? He is listed as having been living in Szanigy, Hungary,
> might be Szaingy. Could you tell me where it is now and if the
> changed. This would have been in 1911. I finally broke down and
> to Ancestry and there he is on the Philadelphia immigration
lists. I knew
> he had come through Philly and the ship, but hadn't gotten a
> Things are looking up. Now I just have to find the elusive
brother who also
> came to PA. Found a photo of Paul (Pavel?) Hospodar and his
> wife in my grandmother's old album, and it says the photo was
taken at a
> studio in Scranton, PA. No year listed, but hey, I never even
> brother came over.
> Thanks for any help you can give me.
> Vickie Hospodar Valentine
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