Re: Borka--Religion switching
Not going to expand on "religion switching".
At another Slovakia genealogy forum this subject has
been addressed for over two years now.
What began as an extended discussion ended up with name
calling and "flamming" the posters.
Some priests also told "mixed marriage" couples that they
weren't really married .
Later these couples remarried and/or rebaptised their children.
One such couple had 12 children; 6 were raised R.C. and 6 were
Believe in the Jewish religion , one's Jewishness is inherited
from the mother and not the father.
Another area to be avoided I discoverd after messaging with a
rabbi for a surname researcher.
Many Catholic churches kept copies of Jewish records.
For example, a portion of the records for the Jewish Community
records for Rajec (near Z^ilina) have Druhopisy (Bishops' copy)
as a title.
The records start in 1787 and go through 1938, an unusually long
Why Jewish records ended in Slovakia in 1941-1942 is another gray
area for discussion.
The LDS has filmed the R.C. parish church records (1748-1895)
for Bôrka, Slovakia, formerly Barka, Gömör Megye (county),
Text in Latin and Hungarian.
The LDS has also filmed its Calvanist parish church records