Re: [S-R] Digest Number 1551
My grandmother's brother was named Ferdinand, but we called him Uncle Fred. On his birth record his name is listed as
NANDOR - the Hungarian for Ferdinand. My grandfather is listed as Ferencz, but called Frank, rather than Francis, in
English, and Franz in Austrian.
> Date: Sun, 1 Aug 2004 18:13:06 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Larry Bell <lb5532@...>
>Subject: Church records - Turna nad Bodvou
>I have found the baptismal record of my wife's
>grandfater, Ferdinand Ando, who was born in Turna
>(Torna) nad Bodvou on 29 May 1886 (southwest of
>Kosice). It is a great source of information, but I
>am having some problems with the handwriting and
>abbreviations used in the records.
>Would someone be willing to help me with this?
>If so, I could send the scanned sheets via Email.
>Here is what I have so far (in doubt letters shown as
>Nativitatis: 1886 Maius 29
>Nomen: Ferenc(a? h? ia?) (Adult name was Ferdinand)
>Sexus masc.: fia
>Nomen Parentum: Hegedus Ando
>Locus Domicilii: Torna
>Obervationes: meg(h?)alt 1886 Junius 30
>A nearby town, somewhat larger, is Moldava nad Bodvou.
>What does "nad Bodvou" mean?
>Thanks to all,