- ... Thanks, I suppose what I really should have asked is does anyone know what sort of a place it was just after the war. NickMessage 1 of 7 , Jan 12, 2005View SourceAt 06:24 PM 12/01/2005, you wrote:
>Nick,Thanks, I suppose what I really should have asked is does anyone know what
>Here are links to very good free background information and photographs:
>I'm sure other readers have their favorite sites too.
sort of a place it was just after the war.
- 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, 2005View SourceThank you very much for your help with both surnames!
It's given me a bit of insight and has helped narrow
--- 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
> 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:
> 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,
> 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
> 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
> LDS also has a pretty good translation guide which
> you can download.
> See forums.delphiforums.com/iarelative/messages
> message #3931.1 for
> 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
> ShtelSeeker will take you there via Mapquest.
> 1910 Hungarian Map
> The old Hungarian map can be found at:
> 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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