Re: [S-R] Re: interpretation of lack of data
- Correction: "There is a drop down list of districts - choose the district
you are interested in and click the button 'pouzit'
It will then show all the towns. Click on one of them and the town website
You actually have to copy/paste the website shown in the entry into a new
On 19 August 2011 12:18, htcstech <htcstech@...> wrote:
> If you really get stuck, then work on the most recent female lines: eg.
> last name of the male children from an Ivanyov daughter's marriage.
> Villagers didn't move about so much and so there would probably be living
> cousins that may know of the Ivanyov's.
> Also another handy resource are the village histories! It appears that
> Slovakia gov. funded internet sies of all it's towns and villages. Most have
> village histories.
> Go here: http://www.slovakregion.sk/obce
> There is a drop down list of districts - choose the district you are
> interested in and click the button 'pouzit'
> It will then show all the towns. Click on one of them and the town website
> The 3rd menu item on the left is History. You could get lucky and find a
> page or downloadable pdf or Word file. This history is sometimes available
> in Hungarian as well. No English yet in the towns I'm researching - though
> you may be lucky. There are little flags on the top left of the page.
> Select all and translate.
> Do the same for the 4th menu item which should be Church history.
> Why is this important? Well, your village may not exist anymore due to
> WWII, Soviet consolidation etc and a record of that would appear in these
> Also, there should be a mention of an Honor roll or at least numbers of
> those who fell in battle.
> The history of the church(es) will give you more valuable clues.
> Disclaimer: I'm a fully qualified historian and any info is valuable info.
> This sort of resource may not get you anywhere, but it will give you a
> glimpse of life of the peoples in that area and of their relationships to
> other families that you've seen in your searches of LDS records.
> On 19 August 2011 05:05, John <johnqadam@...> wrote:
>> >>> There are also no IVANYOs listed in the Frequency of Surnames as of
>> 1995. The other name I am researching--PENAK, shows up in both, although
>> none listed in their original village of Vinne. <<<
>> In the 1995 Census, Penak(ova) shows in the Michalovce area and Vinne is
>> close by. Same goes for Ivano(va). Drop the y and see what you get!
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