New also + surnames
- I am also new to this list, but not to genealogy.
These are some of my surnames.
Princz, Mychal/Michael born 1879 Satoraljaujhely,
Hungary , emigrated to Dayton Ohio in 1904. His
wife, Mary Szedlovic(h), Sedloweicz, Zedlovitz,
Sedlovicz, etc was born in 1881 Ungvar, Hungary,
now Uzhhorod, Ukraine.
His brother Jozsef Princz b 1864 Hummene,
emigrated to the states in 1897, also Dayton Ohio.
His wife Julianna Maslej was born in Saros,
Also on my fathers side is Varvasovszki,
Czeczilia. I do not know where she was born, but
she lived in Fejer Megye, Hungary.
I have searched the records for Zemplen Megye, and
was unable to find my Princz's. Anyone have any
- Hi Anne
Some suggestions, well, one thought is that these are the Hungarian
names of villages that may be part of Slovakia or Western Ukraine now.
For example, SAROS is the Hungarian name for SARIS, one of the largest
counties in Eastern Slovakia. Humenne is still Humenne but Zemplin Megye
is Hungarian. Today it would Zemplin something or may have changed
altogether. BTW, ZEMPLIN is the neighboring county to SARIS. It borders
Ukriane, Hummenne is in ZEMPLIN county.
I am also using the term "COUNTY" instead the Slovak word term "ZUPA"
because it's easier to relate to for most Americans.
Hope this helps a bit.
"TRADITION is the JOYFUL memory of a people!"
- Hi again, Mark,
This helps a lot!!!! I had been wondering about an abbreviation on the
passenger list - used many times. It looks like either Zpa or Zpe. Is this
>I am also using the term "COUNTY" instead the Slovak word term "ZUPA"Who would have ever thought both history and geography (what they called it
>because it's easier to relate to for most Americans.
back in my day) could be so fascinating, so interesting, and so much fun!
>"TRADITION is the JOYFUL memory of a people!"