Where is Tisovec - Szabo family
- A distant relative told me that my greatgrandmother, Elizabeth Szabo
and her sister, Anna Szabo, came to the US in the 1890's from
Tisovec, Hanusovce, Czech (now Slovakia). Can anyone tell me where
this is and what it is now called.
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- "Tisovec Hanusovce" are two places that are half the country apart.
Tisovec is in south-central Slovakia and the former Gomor Megye =
county. Your Hanusovce is a very small village 2 km south of Tisovec
and is called Hanovo.
Tisovec is the post office for Hanovo.
- TISOVO is so sparsely populated that it will not show up on Mapquest.
However, it is located halfway to Rimavska Pila, where the road and
- --- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com, "ccfox21" <ccfox21@a...> wrote:
>Szabo is a fairly common surname.
> A distant relative told me that my greatgrandmother, Elizabeth Szabo
> and her sister, Anna Szabo, came to the US in the 1890's from
> Tisovec, Hanusovce, Czech (now Slovakia). Can anyone tell me where
> this is and what it is now called.
EIR lists 244 Anna Szabo who emigrated to US 1892-1924.
What was the documentation for Tisovec, oral family history ?
Tisovec (Sk) Tiazolc (H) located 135 miles ENE of Bratislava and
Hanus^ovce nad Topl'ou (Sk) Tapoly'hanusfalva/Hanusfalva (H)
located 209 miles ENE of Bratislava are two different places.
There is also a Spis^ské Hanus^ovce (Sk) Hanusfalva (H) located
168 miles ENE of Bratislava.
In 1898 an Erzsébet (H) Elizabeth (E) Szabo, age 15 (b. about 1884)
had emigrated to her sister's ? address at 189 Passaic St, Passaic NJ.
Her Last Residence was Hanusfalu, Hungary. In Magyar -falva,-falu
In 1893 a Anna Szabo , age 19 (b. about 1874) had emigrated to US.
No image and no text copy of ship manifest so don't know where she
Her Last Residence was Hamofahn which expect was mistranscribed
Hanusfalu as above.
- I agree with your comments on the named villages. If you have
Podrobny Auto Atlas, locate Tisovec and then look south a short
distance to see Hanovo, just a few scattered chaty along the hillside
beside the railway tracks.
- --- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com, "johnqadam" <johnqadam@r...>
> I agree with your comments on the named villages. If you have
> Podrobny Auto Atlas, locate Tisovec and then look south a short
> distance to see Hanovo, just a few scattered chaty along the
> beside the railway tracks.d^akujem
See Hanovo in Podrobny Auto Atlas and Tisovec as Tiszolcz
and Klenovec under Klenocz in 1910 Gomor es Kishont varmegye