Re: [S-R] Winkler family from Bischdorf
- Thank you so much for this information. I will certainly check this
out. Thanks again, Sheron
On Mar 4, 2007, at 3:42 PM, TR HOMEMAIL wrote:
> Puspoki (Umlaut on the u and o) was also called Bischdorf by its
> inhabitants, and you can try to find Literature under the German name.
> Norbert Gschweng has an extensive webpage on the German villages of
> Pressburg/Poszony/Bratislava area at
> You may want to contact him.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Sheron Winkler" <sheron@...>
> To: <SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com>
> Sent: Sunday, March 04, 2007 12:28 PM
> Subject: [S-R] Winkler family
> > My husband and I are searching for his ancestors who came to the
> > United States in 1912-1913.We have discovefred their home towns on
> > the passengers list and now we are attempting to trace them back.
> > Peter Vinckler(Winkler) arrived in 1912 and was from
> > Hedasbeng,Hungary. When trying to look for this place on shetlseeker
> > the town came up as Kettospince or Kettospencedulo. Maria Vinckler
> > (Winkler) arrived with her infant son Sylvester in 1913. Their
> > village of origin was Puspoki. We have discovered that this is now
> > Podenajeske Biskupice or Bratislava II it was Austria-Hungary in
> > and is now in Slovakia. My husband's grandparents spoke both
> > Hungarian and German.Maria Winkler's maiden name was called Stanley
> > in the U.S. but records for their children show several spellings,
> > among them:
> > Stengl,Stengli,Steindel,Stendel,Stringles,Stundle,Stanka,Stanko,
> > Could anyone help me determine the most likely name to search for?
> > Where is Hedasbeng? We are thinking that it is near Budapest but not
> > certain. Any ideas or information would be greatly appreciated.
> > You, Sheron
> > Sheron Winkler
> > sheron@...
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