Re: [S-R] Location of Bacsafalva
- --- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@y..., Alan ANTOSKA <aantoska@y...> wrote:
> Ahoj Tim,moz^no ? talán ?
> To be confirmed, but it is likely that Bacsafalva is the
> same place as Bosany. Bacsafalva is spelt according to
> Magyar (Hugarian) rules which was the official language
> till the end of WW1.
> Czechoslovakia came to be in 1919, the official language
> ceased to be Magyar and places were then spelt according
> to Slovak spelling concepts.
Bos^any (Sv) Bossány (H) is located 60 miles ENE of Bratislava
and 5 miles ENE of Topol'c^any (Sv) Nagy (large) tapolcsány (H)
which is also the name of the Slovak okres (district) Topol'c^any.
Before WW I, it was located in old Nyitra Megye (county) and in
the Hungarian járás (district) of Nyitra-Zsámbokrét.
There were 2 villages called Kis (little) Bossány and Nagy
Now called Vel'ké (large) Bos^any and Malé (little) Bos^any
R.C. matriky (1691-1899) for Vel'ké Bos^any and Malé Bos^any
do exist at the Nitra-Ivanka Archives under Vel'ké Bos^any.
Place name suffix -falu, -falva does mean village in Hungarian.
Bácsa (H) is located 67 miles WNW of Budapest across the Danube
River in Gyo"r-Moson-Sopron Megye (county) 3 miles from Gyo"rúfalu
and near the current Slovakia border in the C^ic^ov (Sv) Csicsó (H)
Formerly (before WW I) located in Hungarian járás (district) of
A special case.
> --- tskvarenina@y... wrote:
> > HI,
> > In researching the Ellis Island site, most of the
> > individuals with my
> > surname were from Bosany, but one is listed as being
> > from Bacsafalva.
> > Is (was in 1910) there such a name, or is this likely a
> > corrupted
> > spelling of Bosany?
> > Thanks,
> > Tim
> May a kind Providence prosper your efforts.
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