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12704Re: [S-R] Polhora, Arva Megye = Oravska Polhora

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  • Bernardine Weigand
    Aug 1, 2005
      johnqadam wrote:
      >
      > The 1828 Hungarian Census list of villages shows Polhora, Arva Megye
      > = county.
      >
      > Reference to the 1910 map at
      > http://lazarus.elte.hu/hun/maps/1910/arva.jpg shows Polhora in the
      > pink area, near top center of map.
      >
      > A current map shows the village as Oravska Polhora.
      >
      > CURRENT MAP
      > To locate places in Europe, especially if you are not sure of the
      > proper spelling of the place name, the best reference is found at
      > http://www.jewishgen.org/ShtetlSeeker/loctown.htm
      >
      > ShtelSeeker will take you there via Mapquest.
      >
      > I hope that this is your spot.
      >
      > CHURCH RECORDS AT LATTER DAY SAINTS (MORMON) LDS FAMILY HISTORY
      > CENTER (FHC)
      > When searching for genealogical information, knowing the birth
      > village is paramount because records are organized by village not
      > nationally, so it is not possible to search on a national basis. It
      > is also necessary to know the religion. To locate church records for
      > Slovakia, knowing the village/town name, go to the LDS web site:
      > www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp
      >
      > LDS has Roman Catholic parish registers of baptisms, marriages and
      > deaths for Rab�a, Slovakia, formerly Rabcsa, �rva, Hungary. Includes
      > affiliated towns of Oravsk� Polhora, Slovakia, and Siheln�,
      > Slovakia, formerly, Polhora, �rva, Hungary and Szihelne, �rva,
      > Hungary.
      >
      > Krsten� 1810-1821, 1766-1809 Krsten� 1766-1819 (Or.Polhora, Siheln�)
      > Krsten� 1822-1843 Cirkevn� u�t� 1846-1897 - FHL INTL Film [ 2010678
      > Items 10-11 ]
      >
      > Krsteni 1844-1897 Sob��en� 1787-1897 Zomrel� 1786-1830 Zomrel� 1786-
      > 1821 (Or. Polhora, Siheln�) - VAULT INTL Film [ 2010679 ]
      >
      > Zomrel� 1821-1830 (Polhora, Siheln�) Zomrel� 1830-1910 - VAULT INTL
      > Film [ 2010680 Items 1-4 ]
      >
      > LOCATE YOUR NEAREST FAMILY HISTORY CENTER AND ORDER FILM
      > 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 film(s). In about a month, the
      > film will arrive and you can book a film reader and begin your
      > research.
      >
      > TRANSLATION OF CHURCH RECORDS
      > Checkout http://www.bmi.net/jjaso/ for parish record header
      > translations.
      >
      > LDS also has a pretty good translation guide which you can download.
      > See forums.delphiforums.com/iarelative/messages message #3931.1 for
      > details.
      >
      > Good luck
      >
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