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Re: Kisporuba, Austria-Hungary (Liptovska Porubka, Slovak Republic)

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  • roc8jas
    JohnQAdam - many thanks for the great resource list. It seems that Furin is not that common of a name - not much on the boards. Thanks again. ... = ...
    Message 1 of 3 , Jul 12, 2008
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      JohnQAdam - many thanks for the great resource list. It seems that
      Furin is not that common of a name - not much on the boards.

      Thanks again.

      --- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com, "johnqadam" <johnqadam@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > >>> Searching for any information about a family named Furin/Boros
      > from
      > Kisporuba. <<<
      >
      > Based upon EI listings, I agree that Kis Poruba was in Lipto Megye
      =
      > county as per Zlatica's detailed answer on another board.
      >
      > BASIC RESEARCH HELP
      > For basic research help, be sure to visit Bill Tarkulich's
      excellent
      > site at http://www.iabsi.com/gen/public/
      >
      > CHURCH RECORDS AT LATTER DAY SAINTS (MORMON) LDS FAMILY HISTORY
      > CENTER (FHC)
      > The Mormons have been microfilming historic vital records worldwide
      > for decades as part of their mission. The Mormons make their
      > collection available to anyone for viewing at their Family History
      > Centers (FHC). The microfilms are stored in Salt Lake City. When
      you
      > visit a center, you can "rent" a microfilm, by paying a small fee
      > (abt. $5 per film). The center will order the film on your behalf
      and
      > notify you when it arrives at their center. You can then use
      reserve
      > the microfilm readers to view these records.
      >
      > There's one more thing to keep in mind about the FHC. For the most
      > part, the FHC volunteers will know NOTHING about research in
      Slovakia
      > or about the contents of the films. The volunteer may know about
      > his/her own heritage, but that is about it. That's where you need
      > groups like this to point you in the right direction.
      >
      > When searching for genealogical information, knowing the birth
      > village is paramount because records are organized by village not
      > nationally, so it is not possible to search on a national basis. It
      > is also necessary to know the religion. To locate church records
      for
      > Slovakia, knowing the village/town name, go to the LDS web site:
      > www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp The church
      > records cover baptisms (krsteni), marriages (sobeseni) and deaths
      > (zomreli).
      >
      > There is very little shown on the LDS site for Liptovska Porubka.
      > Here is your next step . . .
      >
      > LDS FICHES (set of 6) LDS #6000786
      > Survey of parish registers in Slovakia up to the time of civil
      > registration. Provides details of church records that are held in
      > Slovak archives. Index of villages is on fiche #6 and page
      > references refer to different religions. Most of these church
      records
      > are available on film via your LDS Family History Center.
      >
      > LOCATE YOUR NEAREST FAMILY HISTORY CENTER AND ORDER FILM or FICHES
      > You can go to the LDS web site to locate your nearest Family
      History
      > Center (FHC) and determine their hours of operation. You will need
      to
      > go there in person to ask if they have Fiches #6000786 on hand
      and/or
      > order the fiches/film(s). In about a month, the film will arrive
      and
      > you can book a film reader and begin your research.
      >
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