Re: ZOZULAK, GERLACK, BYSTRANKA
- The following are some random research notes on the surnames and villages. They may provide food for thought and further research.
Ellis Island: Zozulyak, Peter Szorocsin 35 1868 1903
Svidnik has phone listings for Zozulak
Cisarik shows Zozulak surname in the Saros Megye
Ellis Island: Gorilak, Andras Szorcsiuowa 28 1877 1905
Gerlak appears (only) in Presov phone listings.
BYSTRANKA variants on Ellis Island:
Bystrzycka, Jozefa Bystryca, Galicy 8 1901 1909
Bystrzycka, Kumeg... Bystrzyca 24 1880 1904
Bystrzycka, Kune Gunda Bystryca, Galicy 29 1880 1909
Bystrzycka, Michal Bystryca, Galicy 6 1903 1909
Bystrzycka, Tadensz Bystryca, Galicy 9 1900 1909
Bystrzycki, Piotr Bystrzyca, Galicia 36 1878 1914
A map coincidence perhaps . . . but worth considering.
Gerlachov, west of Bardejov has a village 10 km due north named Cigelka.
>>> According to the 1995 Census Data there was a Ladomirova in Saris and a Ladomirov in Zemplin. <<<Michael, given that our context is genealogy, would you likely pick Ladmirova at 12 km along a connecting road OR the one diagonally across the county -- and a world away on foot?