--- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@y..., Mary Russo Demetrick <mmdemetr@s...> wrote:
> Here is what I found on the Ellis Island Records
> for a Helena Baluch (probably not the relative I
> am seeking, but with the same name).
> Any clues?
> Place of Residence
> Slovak Prakfaln
Prakfaln = Prakfalu (H) = Prakovce (Sv)
Located 288 km ENE of Bratislava and 3 km south of Helcmanovce and
6 km SSE of Gelnica, Slovakia.
Now located in okres (district) Spis^ská Nová Ves.
The LDS has microfilmed the R.C. matriky (1695-1888) for Prakovce and
they are listed under Gelnica.
Gelnica, Slovensko; formerly known as Göniczbánya, Szepes Megye,
Includes the affiliate town of Prakovce.
Text in Latin with some Hungarian and Slovak.
The Lutheran parish church records (1783-1896) are also listed under
Kubasco looks like a Hungarian spelling of surname.
Not sure of what it transliterates to in Slovak.
Perhaps Kubass, Kubas, Kubash, Kubaska, Kubasky, Kubasek ?