Re: [S-R] Re: Nejaunau
- I have looked through a number of my references from Hungary, Slovakia, Czech
Republic, and Poland and I haven't been to find anything close to Nejaunau.
Perhaps Frank has the answer of Romania.
And I remember the Ceauc[little sickle under the c - how fitting!]escu -
Ceauçescu (chow chess que) family tradition. They certainly had a different
Christmas present that year!
> --- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@y..., "Jo Mulvey" <jm1734@h...> wrote:
> > In the Ellis Island archives my Grandmother and great aunnt give
> their place of residence as Nejaunau - Searches in Shtetlseeker and
> mapquest have turned up nothing like. ANy guesses on what this towwn
> could really be are welcome- Family stories say Grandmother was
> romanian but lived in Budapest. Her name was Poszipanka if that
> > Any advice is greatly appreciated.
> > JO
> The Ellis Island Passenger Records are full of misspelled place names
> especially in German ship manifests.
> Poszipanka would be a Hungarian surname spelling.
> In Hungarian the letter sz is pron. s.
> Romania is a good possibility although Nejauhau doesn't look Romanian.
> -auhau 'sounds like' something said in German ?
> Transylvania which used to be part of Hungary later became part of
> After WW I, Romania annexed part of former Austro-Hungarian Empire
> territory , as an Allied reward for switching sides during the war.
> Romanian isn't a Slavic language , but a Romance language like French
> and Italian.
> How are you ?
> Ce mai facet,i ? Romanian
> Comment allez-vous ? French
> Come sta ? Italian
> My best guess would be Nejovelu which is located 50 miles WNW of
> Bucharest, Romania.
> Even if so, because of its civil (crime) and economic problems before
> and after the fall of the former Communist leader don't even bother
> to look for possible surname records.
> In 1989 Romanians revolted against the repressive dictatorship of
> Nicolae Ceausescu, the country's president and Communist Party
> Ceausescu was executed.
> Frank Kurcina