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  • Andrea Vangor
    I am sitting at my computer, printing this message to go straight into my GENEAPEDIA that I haul back and forth to the FHC -- the one with the Hungarian
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      I am sitting at my computer, printing this message to go straight into my
      GENEAPEDIA that I haul back and forth to the FHC -- the one with the
      Hungarian genealogical terms, Enumeration District numbers, and other
      strange and weird data. Thanks a bunch!


      ----- Original Message -----
      From: Andy Verostko <averostko@...>
      To: <SLOVAK-ROOTS@egroups.com>
      Sent: Tuesday, April 04, 2000 3:15 PM
      Subject: Re: [SLOVAK-ROOTS] New mysteries


      > Slovakia - Cross Index of towns.
      >
      > There is a microfische cross reference of all towns in Slovakia
      > and the parish under which the data is recorded. The data is a
      > book the has been put on both microfische and microfilm. Most FHCs have
      > one or the other.
      > If neither is available, you should order the microfiche since it then
      > becomes part of the
      > permanent records at the FHC>
      >
      > Relevant Data:
      >
      > Author: Jana Kalesna
      > Title: Prehlad Matrik Na Slovensko Do Zostatnenia Matricnej.
      > Library Refernce Number: 943.73 K23k
      >
      > Microfische #: 6000786
      > Microfilm #: 1183541 Item 4.
      >
      >
      > To use, you look up the name of the town/village at the back of the
      > book.
      > Villages and towns are listed Alphabetically. Along with the town will
      > be a
      > list of page numbers. Go to each of the page numbers and scan the page
      > for
      > your village name. The village name will be listed under the name of the
      > town parish
      > where the church data was recorded.
      >
      > Typical will be something like this.
      >
      > Looking up Hincovce, Spis province, Slovakia Reads:
      > Hincovce, Okr SNV 286, 289, 308.
      >
      > Looking on pages 286 Shows a town listed as Bystrany
      > and included under Bystrany are records for Bystrany, Hincovce & Trstany
      >
      > from 1779 - 1896, Roman Catholic. Now, use the computer
      > to Look up Bystrany and you will find the microfilm numbers
      > for the Church (Roman Catholic) and towns listed.
      >
      > Looking under Page 289 is the identifying data for the
      > Evangelical Reformed Church where Hincovce data can be found.
      >
      > Looking at page 308 identifies the town under which Jewish
      > records can be found.
      >
      > I hope this makes some sense
      > Regards Andy V....
      >
      >
      >
      > Andrea Vangor wrote:
      > >
      > > It's been too quiet around here, so it's time for me to cause some new
      > > trouble. I KNOW, but keep forgetting, that there is a gazette or
      something
      > > that tells where the records are for different towns and villages in
      > > Slovakia. Someday I will find it.
      > >
      > > Meanwhile, I have a different kind of problem. I am going to start
      > > researching my KLINKA and RACHEL family from Liptovska Porubka. A new
      hint
      > > just came to light suggesting that of several Porubkas, this is the
      right
      > > place. An old family photo from the 20's from Slovakia turns out to
      have
      > > been printed on some kind of blank postcard. Evidently it was designed
      to
      > > send to family members around the area. Ours was sent as an enclosure
      in
      > > regular mail to America. Anyway, the back had a stamp with part of the
      > > letters missing. What was readable included the letters "ULAS".
      > >
      > > Elementary, Watson -- I figured it must be the stamp from Liptovsky
      Mikulas,
      > > the large town near Liptovska Porubka. So check those old family photos
      > > from Czechoslovakia in case yours proves to be a postcard.
      > >
      > > I found that baptismal records for Lutherans in L. Porubka, 1859-1896,
      are
      > > available from the FHL, but that's all so far. How can I find out where
      the
      > > rest of the records are? Does anyone know if the LDS have finished
      > > photocopying in Slovakia yet? I am trying to determine if there are
      more
      > > records from the town itself, or rather if they were kept in some nearby
      > > town, in which case I need to run down that gazette or whatever it is.
      > >
      > > Thanks, Andrea
      > >
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      > Regards
      >
      > Andy Verostko
      >
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      >
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