Basic Research Requirements
- 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:
The family names are too common to use the phone directory for
For basic research help, be sure to visit Bill Tarkulich's excellent
site at http://www.iabsi.com/gen/public/
- Ellis Island offers some possibilities. Using the Steve Morse site,
we have 10 possible Jozef (various sp) Babjak in the 1900-1908
period. Bulik has 4 Marias. Use http://www.stevemorse.org/ White
Form. See if there are any that meet your requirements, especially in
terms of destination.
Once we have pinned down the village of origin, real progress can