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Re: [S-R] New member intro. - TO WILLIAM

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  • sbenyish
    Thank you for these links. I may be daft, but this implies the surname Benyish came from the town? I m new to this so forgive my lack of knowledge.
    Message 1 of 10 , May 29, 2012
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      Thank you for these links. I may be daft, but this implies the surname Benyish came from the town? I'm new to this so forgive my lack of knowledge.

      --- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com, "William C. Wormuth" <senzus@...> wrote:
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      > https://maps.google.com/maps?q=Be%C5%88u%C5%A1&oe=utf-8&client=firefox-a&ie=UTF-8&hl=en
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      > Beňus~ [Behn-yuhsh]:  http://www.benus.horehron.sk/
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      > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Be%C5%88u%C5%A1
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      > Z Bohom,
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      > Vilo
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      > ________________________________
      > From: sbenyish <sbenyish@...>
      > To: SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Tuesday, May 29, 2012 12:52 PM
      > Subject: [S-R] New member intro.
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      >  
      > Hello!
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      > Thanks so much for allowing me to join this group. I'm really hoping I can find some answers. My married name is BENYISH. I have been told Benyish has been shortened from something sounding like Benishki or Benishcowicz but I have no documentation. I'm trying to find where Benyish originated...
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      > John Benyish born about 1864 and had 7 children, all born in Port Kennedy, Upper Merion Township, Montgomery County, PA:
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      > 1900 census: Banish from Poland (Austria) immigrated in 1880
      > 1910 census: Banish (Banesh) from Austria P.O.D.
      > 1920 census: Benyish from Budapest-Austria language: Slavish
      > 1930 census: Benyish from Austria-Hungary language Czech
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      > I also have John's mother-in-law, (Maria Winianska, Hungarian, spoke Slovak from Krwostya, which I can not find), listing the name as BENYSZEZAK.
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      > Part of the family attended the Slovak Catholic church and I have been told they were both Czech and "old Polish farmers".
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      > John Benyiskh, as it is spelled on his naturalization listing, lists his birthplace as Hungary and immigration date as March 1, 1880. His will lists a Polish priest as having performed his burial mass.
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      > Any direction or help would be appreciated. I do have more information as well.
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      > Best Regards and thanks,
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      > Stacie Benyish
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      > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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