RE: [S-R] Re: Help with town CASNOWITZ
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From: SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com [mailto:SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com] On
Behalf Of Janet Kozlay
Sent: Tuesday, November 22, 2005 4:49 PM
Subject: RE: [S-R] Re: Help with town
I have done some searching for you. I didn't have any difficulty bringing up
the registration card, and the writing is really quite clear. Unfortunately,
I haven't found any place in the entire world that is or was named
I think Zemplen would definitely fit if he spoke Ruthenian (note that it is
Looking at other Sabols (I couldn't find George) that came through Ellis
Island, I found the following villages of origin that began with either C or
Csemerno/Cemerne (Vranov nad Toplou or Farsky urad Puste Cemerne SK)
Kracinowce (Farsky urad Kracunovce SK)
Karlovac (probably Croatia)
Klecenov (Kosicky Klecenov SK or else Poland)
Koskovce (probably Koskowice Poland)
Some of these may be variant spellings of the same village name.
Looking at a list of villages in Zemplen in the 1828 Hungarian census, I
found the following:
None of these village names look much like Casnowitz, but Klecenov was in
Zemplen. I haven't been able to locate the others.
The village seeker at www.jewishgen.org lists two possibilities, Kusinovtse
(Ukraine) and Kochanovce (several villages by this name in Slovakia). The
"witz" ending seems to be Polish, and I believe there are Sabols who say
they are Polish.
None of this really answers your question, but I hope it may give you and
others some leads.
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