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

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  • Andrea Vangor
    Use that same URL, just cut back on it until you hit the index list. ... From: James Woods To: Sent:
    Message 1 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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