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16243Re: [S-R] Domovy List

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  • Dr. Joe Q.
    Dec 10, 2006
      If your are not a citizen of the USA you are an - - - ALIEN.

      Is this the same meaning as "stranger" as in the French foreign legion
      "e'trage`re"?

      Dr. "Q"

      Vladimir Bohinc wrote:

      > Dear Helen,
      > This document has nothing to do with the census.It is a document that
      > proves someone's citizenship.You had one, you were a Slovak. You did
      > not have one, you were a stranger.
      > The idea that people wrote them by themselves is ridiculous. Many
      > could not write.
      > This is an official document with tax stamps. Have it translated and
      > you will see.
      > Best regards,
      > Vladimir
      >
      > I sent it to you just to stop the discussion, which went in an
      > absolutely wrong way.
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: helene cincebeaux
      > To: SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com <mailto:SLOVAK-ROOTS%40yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Monday, December 11, 2006 1:01 AM
      > Subject: Re: [S-R] Domovy List
      >
      > Dear Vladimir - thank you so much for sending it - so sorry I haven't
      > replied.
      > I was in the throes of doing my Slovakia magazine and getting it off
      > to the printer. The new program I am using is so creative but has a
      > very loooong learning curve.
      >
      > So thank you so much - i was fascinated to see the domovy list. So was
      > it considered a town census record?? A personal record or what.
      > Wound;t Domovy List be translated to House Record?
      >
      > i know that in Southern Bohemia the homes had their own genealogy - a
      > list of all the families who lived in that house from the 1500s to the
      > present.
      >
      > Then in Moravia my family gave us several Rodny List from WW II times
      > - they told me this showed several generations back and was to prove
      > there was no Jewish blood in the family; they had genealogy as your
      > document does and I noted that your document was issued in 1939 and
      > had a man born in 1922 and listed his father and grandfather and their
      > birthdates.
      > I noted the house number too.
      >
      > Some of the ones I originally wrote -the Mondok ones -came to me from
      > a woman who will travel with us this summer - I find they vary a bit
      > from place to place - hers had less genealogy info - her family left
      > in the 1920s.
      >
      > helene
      >
      > Vladimir Bohinc <konekta@... <mailto:konekta%40nm.psg.sk>> wrote:
      > Dear Helene,
      > a week ago I sent you a scan of such a document. Since then no word
      > about it. Have you received it?
      > Vladimir
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: helene cincebeaux
      > To: SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com <mailto:SLOVAK-ROOTS%40yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Wednesday, November 29, 2006 5:35 PM
      > Subject: Re: [S-R] Domovy List
      >
      > Thank you Sylvia and John too - your information was very helpful
      >
      > helene
      >
      > Sylvia Ofei-Kwatia <sali777@... <mailto:sali777%40yahoo.com>> wrote:
      > Hello Helen
      >
      > Domovy list is a form that residents were asked to fill in in order to
      > complete Census. Domovy list inculded information type of house, how
      > many rooms, if it had running water etc. although this may have varied.
      >
      > I hope this helps.
      >
      > Best wishes
      >
      > Sylvia
      >
      > ux <helenezx@... <mailto:helenezx%40yahoo.com>> wrote:
      > I have been asked about a Domovy List issued to a Maria Mondok in 1925
      > - she lived in Krusovce, a village just outside of Topolcany. She came
      > to America after that.
      >
      > I would guess this document was to prove her residence, citizenship -
      > anyone have other info?
      >
      > helene
      >
      > ,_._,___
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