Re: [S-R] What happened when someone died?
- Yes, it is possible, but the property laws in place from then until
present yielded dozens of partial owners.
Start here: http://www.centroconsult.sk/genealogy/land.html
This has been discussed previously at length. Be sure to check the group
On Wed, March 26, 2008 8:39 am, robert_shive wrote:
> My g-grandmother's Beganyi family included 5 brothers and 3 sisters.
> All but one came to the US between 1895 and 1905. The oldest two
> brothers were Josef Jr. and John. When their father Josef Sr. died in
> 1903 (in Also Mislye), both guys appeared to return to Slovakland. As
> nearly as I can tell, Josef Jr. never returned to the US; John
> eventually did.
> I assume that old Hungary had laws regarding the passing on of an
> estate. Would those have required the presence of Josef Jr.--or anyone-
> -in person? Is it possible to get records of any of this stuff?
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