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Re: [S-R] Banska Bystrica online resources

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  • Nick Holcz
    ... Thanks, I suppose what I really should have asked is does anyone know what sort of a place it was just after the war. Nick
    Message 1 of 7 , Jan 12, 2005
      At 06:24 PM 12/01/2005, you wrote:

      >Nick,
      >Here are links to very good free background information and photographs:
      >
      >
      >I'm sure other readers have their favorite sites too.
      >______________
      >Bill Tarkulich


      Thanks, I suppose what I really should have asked is does anyone know what
      sort of a place it was just after the war.

      Nick
    • Stefanie
      Thank you very much for your help with both surnames! It s given me a bit of insight and has helped narrow my search. ...
      Message 2 of 7 , Jan 14, 2005
        Thank you very much for your help with both surnames!
        It's given me a bit of insight and has helped narrow
        my search.

        --- johnqadam <johnqadam@...> wrote:

        >
        > The correct spelling of the town name is Banska
        > Bystrica. It is in
        > central Slovakia and a lovely town. I use as my
        > support the current
        > phone book white pages for area code 048. Both
        > Baranec and Baranek
        > appear. Gasparik and Gasparec, Gasperik, +
        > variations appear.
        > Martinik appears. Bolf appears several times.
        >
        > "Also, their mother's name may have been Anna
        > Bakalinetes." Closest
        > spelling is Bakaljar in current phone listings.
        >
        > Slovak Telephone White Pages
        > You might find relatives in Slovakia who have a
        > telephone by looking
        > them up in the phone book white pages at
        > http://www.zoznamst.sk/eng/index.html using (at
        > least) the first
        > three letters of the family name and the area code
        > 048.
        >
        > Church Records at LDS Family History Center
        > 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:
        >
        www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp
        >
        > LDS has RC and Evangelical (Lutheran) church records
        > available. What
        > religion are we looking for?
        >
        > Assume RC. LDS has Roman Catholic parish registers
        > of baptisms,
        > marriages and deaths for Bansk� Bystrica, Slovakia,
        > formerly
        > Beszterczeb�nya, Z�lyom Megye = county, Hungary.
        >
        > Krsten� 1631-1648 Sob��en� 1628-1648 Zomrel�
        > 1628-1648 Krsten� 1648-
        > 1676 - FHL INTL Film [ 1983117 Items 6-7 ]
        >
        > Krsten� 1676 Sob��en� 1648-1677 Zomrel� 1649,
        > 1654-1674 Krsten� 1674-
        > 1704 Sob��en� 1677-1699 Krsten� 1704-1715 - FHL
        > INTL Film [ 1982768 ]
        >
        > Krsten� 1715-1752 - FHL INTL Film [ 1982769 ]
        >
        > Krsten� 1752-1807 - FHL INTL Film [ 1982770 ]
        >
        > Krsten� 1807-1869 - FHL INTL Film [ 1982771 ]
        >
        > Krsten� 1869-1900 Sob��en� 1674-1681, 1701-1733 -
        > FHL INTL Film [
        > 1982772 ]
        >
        > Sob��en� 1733-1761, 1724-1779 Zomrel� 1721-1749
        > Sob��en� 1741-1779,
        > 1761-1779 Zomrel� 1789-1866 Sob��en� 1789-1862 -
        > FHL INTL Film [
        > 1982773 ]
        >
        > Sob��en� 1862-1898 Zomrel� 1693-1779, 1744-1747
        > Zomrel� 1741-1778,
        > 1750-1790 - FHL INTL Film [ 2002700 ]
        >
        > Zomrel� 1790-1879, 1867-1882 - FHL INTL Film [
        > 2002701 ]
        >
        > Zomrel� 1882-1907, 1879-1909 - FHL INTL Film [
        > 2002702 Items 1-2 ]
        >
        > Locate your nearest Family History Center and Order
        > Film
        > You can go to the LDS web site to locate your
        > nearest Family History
        > Center (FHC) and determine their hours of operation.
        > You will need to
        > go there in person to order the film(s). In about a
        > month, the film
        > will arrive and you can book a film reader and begin
        > your research.
        >
        > Translation of Church Records
        > Checkout http://www.bmi.net/jjaso/ for parish record
        > header
        > translations.
        >
        > LDS also has a pretty good translation guide which
        > you can download.
        > See forums.delphiforums.com/iarelative/messages
        > message #3931.1 for
        > details.
        >
        > Current Map
        > To locate places in Europe, especially if you are
        > not sure of the
        > proper spelling of the place name, the best
        > reference is found at
        > http://www.jewishgen.org/ShtetlSeeker/loctown.htm
        >
        > ShtelSeeker will take you there via Mapquest.
        >
        > 1910 Hungarian Map
        > The old Hungarian map can be found at:
        > http://lazarus.elte.hu/hun/maps/1910/zolyom.jpg
        >
        > Locate Beszterczeb�nya = Banska Bystrica in the pink
        > area to the left
        > side of the map.
        >
        > SAVE the map on YOUR computer. OPEN the map in any
        > graphics program.
        > CUT and PRINT the relevant section of the map.
        > Otherwise, you just
        > get a corner. This map uses the Hungarian village
        > names that you will
        > likely find in church records.
        >
        > Basic Research Help
        > For basic research help, be sure to visit Bill
        > Tarkulich's excellent
        > site at http://www.iabsi.com/gen/public/
        >
        > Good luck and happy squinting (at church records).
        >
        >
        >
        >
        >




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