Re: [S-R] Re: Ethnicity of Presidential Candidates
- Look below:
>BLYTHE was Welsh Roma ??? .... Clinton's real last name IS Blythe .. NOT
> --- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com, "Vladimir Bohinc" <konekta@n...>
>>There is no politics in my message.
>>Just a genealogical fact, that the surname Kohn can not be seen as a
> Bohemian name.
>>Regarding Kerry, it happens that my best friend and colleague Felix,
> who did his genealogy also consulted me on some minor issues
> afterwards. But no, I speak no politics here.
>>- the term "ethnic Slovak Jews" is inapropriate.
>>- I am not aware of Catholic churches in Slovakia to have kept the
> Jewish records at any time. Can you name one or two instances?
>>- If any Slovak intellectual is denying that Slovak puppet state
> ever sold a Jew to Germany for RM 500, I second that.
>>This is not true. True, however is, that Slovak puppet state paid
> (!) RM 500 for each Jew to Germany for all the "costs involved" with
> resettlement. Now this is bizarre enough. The value of the jewish
> property, which was then stolen, looted and confiscated here was much,
> much higher than RM 500.
>>- of course, many Kohns ( as well as others) either left the Jewish
> community or converted / asimilated, so they are having now usual non
> jewish first names. But their ancestors were jewish.
>>Regarding surnames; you can have a look at the collection of
> surnames from the records which I have researched so far.
>>I have a collection of Slovak surnames, German surnames from
> Slovakia and Jewish surnames from Slovakia. There you can compare what
> is what. You find this at www.konekta.sk
>>With best regards,
>>I make such comments only for the SR community to be propery
> Dear Vlad,
> My point was that when politicial candidates are dueling for election
> many "stories" are posted pro and con their origins and ancestors on
> More Slavic surnames begin with letter K than any other letter of the
> And thousands of surnames Kerry had emigrated to the US from Ireland.
> For example, there was a "story" that former US President Clinton
> paternal ancestor was a Welsh roma (cigán)