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Re: [S-R] Struggling to Locate a Hungarian Address

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  • John
    ... This site gives you several options for early maps. In addition to a short history of Austria-Hungary, it has links to A-H countries, counties, etc. maps.
    Message 1 of 7 , Dec 21, 2001
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      At 09:58 PM 12/21/01 -0600, you wrote:
      >Thank you very much for the help. I believe I located Torna on the map
      >you provided! How can I access the remaining maps of the country?
      >
      >Jim Woods

      This site gives you several options for early maps. In addition to a short
      history of Austria-Hungary, it has links to A-H countries, counties, etc. maps.

      http://lazarus.elte.hu/hun/maps/1910/1910ind.htm

      John
    • Andrea Vangor
      Use that same URL, just cut back on it until you hit the index list. ... From: James Woods To: Sent:
      Message 2 of 7 , Dec 21, 2001
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        Use that same URL, just cut back on it until you hit the index list.

        ----- Original Message -----
        From: "James Woods" <ppbjno1@...>
        To: <SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com>
        Sent: Friday, December 21, 2001 7:58 PM
        Subject: Re: [S-R] Struggling to Locate a Hungarian Address


        > Thank you very much for the help. I believe I located Torna on the map
        > you provided! How can I access the remaining maps of the country?
        >
        > Jim Woods
        >
        > Andrea Vangor wrote:
        >
        > > Others can advise you better, but I think your sites are in the Slovak
        > > Republic today, in the southeastern part of the country.
        > >
        > > Your problem is that the modern names are in Slovak and you are
        > > working with
        > > the old Hungarian names, of course. Abauj was the county south of
        Saros,
        > > which in Slovak are Abov and S~aris~. My symboy means that there is a
        > > little hat over the S to change the sound to sh.
        > >
        > > Abov is in eastern Slovakia. Find the city of Kos~ice on the modern
        > > Slovak
        > > map and it is due southeast. My grandfather's family is from Abov. You
        can
        > > also enjoy exploring old maps from the Hungarian times and looking for
        the
        > > place names. Try http://lazarus.elte.hu/hun/maps/1910/abauj-t.jpg
        > >
        > >
        > > ----- Original Message -----
        > > From: "ppbjno1"
        > > <ppbjno1@...> http://lazarus.elte.hu/hun/maps/1910/abauj-t.jpg
        > > To: <SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com>
        > > Sent: Monday, December 10, 2001 2:21 PM
        > > Subject: [S-R] Struggling to Locate a Hungarian Address
        > >
        > >
        > > > Hello All,
        > > >
        > > > My name is Jim Woods of Newark, Delaware.
        > > >
        > > > I am searching for the origns of my maternal grandparents who were
        > > > both born in Hungary in 1881 and immigrated to America ca. 1900.
        > > > Joseph Koleszar is supposedly from Borsod-Abauj-Torna County or
        > > > Borsod-Abauj-Zemplen County. My sources claim these places are in
        > > > Hungary today; however, I cannot locate either on a map. There is a
        > > > post in another site claiming Torna is in Slovakia. Can you help me
        > > > with the location?
        > > >
        > > > Jim
        > > >
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