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Re: [S-R] Railroad Question

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  • John
    Thank you Helene. Janet has been a tremendous help, in the short time I have been on this group I have found everyone to be very helpful and kind - very glad
    Message 1 of 5 , Jun 1, 2008
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      Thank you Helene. Janet has been a tremendous help, in the short
      time I have been on this group I have found everyone to be very
      helpful and kind - very glad I found you all.

      --- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com, helene cincebeaux <helenezx@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > Hi John - i would guess that "Gy" was an abbreviation
      > for Gyorgy - George in Hungarian
      >
      > Janet is amazing to come up with this resource - i
      > didn't know such existed.
      >
      > helene
      >
      > --- John <john248g@...> wrote:
      >
      > > Janet,
      > >
      > > Thank You so Much! What great information. That
      > > actually would be
      > > the right timeframe and the one employee listed for
      > > Trencin
      > > was "Molnár Gy." The correct last name not sure of
      > > what the "Gy."
      > > stands for or if this is him. Her brothers also
      > > worked for the
      > > railroad but changed the spelling of the last name
      > > to the Slovak
      > > version of Molnar to keep their jobs at the railroad
      > > apparnently
      > > there was a predjudice against Hungarians in
      > > Slovakia after Austro-
      > > Hungary was desolved, or so my great aunt had told
      > > me.
      > >
      > > John
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com, "Janet Kozlay"
      > > <kozlay@>
      > > wrote:
      > > >
      > > > John, you can view the railroad lines in Trencsén
      > > megye in 1913 at
      > > > http://lazarus.elte.hu/hun/maps/1910/trencsen.jpg.
      > > The major
      > > railroad
      > > > follows the Vag river, southwest to northeast,
      > > shown by the broken
      > > line,
      > > > with branches coming from the southeast to the
      > > city of Trencsén and
      > > then to
      > > > the northwest. So you can see that Trencsén was a
      > > hub city and
      > > Trencinska
      > > > Tepla was right on the line.
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > Radix has a listing of 56,000 railroad employees
      > > in 1911 (see
      > > >
      > > http://www.radixindex.com/databases/pv007001.shtml),
      > > but I think
      > > this is too
      > > > late for your István. (Please note the spelling of
      > > István, John.)
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > Janet
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > _____
      > > >
      > > > From: SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com [mailto:SLOVAK-
      > > ROOTS@yahoogroups.com] On
      > > > Behalf Of John
      > > > Sent: Sunday, June 01, 2008 11:12 AM
      > > > To: SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com
      > > > Subject: [S-R] Railroad Question
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > My Great Great Grandfather Istavan MOLNAR was a RR
      > > conductor in
      > > > Trencinska Tepla in the late 1800's an early
      > > 1900's would anyone
      > > know
      > > > what RR this might be and if there is anywhere to
      > > gr=et information
      > > > about the railroad and employees? Thanks again!
      > > >
      > > > John
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > [Non-text portions of this message have been
      > > removed]
      > > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
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