Fw: 1828 tax census
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From: Andrea Vangor <drav@...>
To: Slovak Roots <SLOVAK-ROOTS@onelist.com>
Sent: Wednesday, April 26, 2000 12:13 AM
Subject: 1828 tax census
> I am perusing a couple of microfilms from the 1828 Hungarian tax census
> forgot anything useful that was discussed earlier on this list about it.
> Moreover, I managed to forget the 8 xerox copies that I made tonight at
> Family History Library... nonetheless, before I forget one more thing, let
> me ask this question.
> In the records for Patacsko, where a couple of my relatives show up with
> property, there is an interesting set of notes at the back of the entry
> that town. It says something like, "Nomine electorum communittis ad-
> conscriptionis --ine-- --enes pravie depositum Juramentum adhibitorum
> signanter:" (I can't make out all the words, unfortunately, and it is too
> faint to scan).
> Then, below that, is has a list of names. One man is identified as a
> "Judes", two men, including my relative, are "Jurati", three men are
> "coloni", and two men are "inquilini".
> What's going on here?
> Why would some of these guys be sworn in, if I am grasping the meaning
> correctly? Was there a local committee to help collect taxes? It looks
> like the report itself was written by a local Lutheran minister, if that
> helps. I want to write down the whole thing and get it translated. It
> looks like a discussion of the community and its resources, with some
> financial figures.
> Any ideas?
> Thanks, Andrea