- Jan 3, 2000Well, your guess is as good as mine, and probably a lot better! But it is
not a capital K. Nonetheless, I think logically that there is no need to
scribble in information about people that is preseved in the same records,
so if this person died in Kassa it would make some sense. After all, the
city was a mere 5-10 miles away, and today there are a couple of dozen
people with my own surname there. I will bet that a lot of people drifted
off to the cities from the small towns and villages, especially renters,
after the abolition of serfdom in 1781. It certainly is the case that some
people just disappear from the records, decades before we can presume that
they immigrated to America.
Has anyone you know seen the records from Kos~ice? It might make sense to
search certain years...
----- Original Message -----
From: Maura Petzolt <sabinov@...>
Sent: Monday, January 03, 2000 4:39 PM
Subject: Re: [SLOVAK-ROOTS] Scribbles
> From: sabinov@... (Maura Petzolt)
> No, I'm saying "kassa'n" could be Kassa, which is Kassau, which is now
> (I believe) Kosice.
> Could be the person died there and it was noted in the register as they
> were buried there in the village?
> Maura Petzolt Mobile Alabama USA
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