Re: [S-R] Re: Church Records: Spis, Trencin areas
- The name of Šofranko (S^ofranko) is found through out the records of Spišský
Hrušov (S^pis^sky Hrus^ov). The LDS film numbers are #1739885: 1861-1896
(parts 1-2) and #1739903: 1713-1861 (parts 6-9).
Former Hungarian and German names of present day Spišský Hrušov (postal code:
1253 - Kurtues
1255 - Kurtuelus
1294 - Horusk, Hurusk
1364 - Hruschfálva, Hruskfálva
1368 - Grussov
1386 - Graucza
1495 - Gravross
1500 - Hrussow
1773 - Grussow, Körtvélyes, Körtvélesz, Bierndorff
1786 - Hrussow, Körtvélyes, Körtwélyesch, Birndorf
1808 - Grausch, Hrussow, Körtvélyes, Birndorf
1863-1902 - Körtvélyes
1907-1918 - Szepeskörtvélyes, Grausch, Birndorf
1920 - Hrušov
1927 - Spišský Hrušov
Spišský Hrušov is 38 km (24 miles) west of Prešov, 10 km (6 miles) east of
Spišská Nová Ves, 46 km (29 miles) northwest of Košice, and 300 km (195 miles)
northeast of Bratislava.
Kört is the Hungarian root for pear, hrus^ov is the Slovak root word for pear.
The towns crest is a tree with four pears on it, the tree sits on a hill.
> --- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@y..., "Mary Anne L. Waltz" <waltzm@r...> wrote:
> > Before I actually go to my local LDS Family Center, can some one please
> > verify that I will be asking for the correct parish registers?
> > I am looking for my grandmother SOFRANKO from "Spis." According to the El=
> > Island records (she doesn't show up) and a few other bits of info I've
> > discovered, most Sofrankos were from either Kortvelyes/Spissky Hrusov or
> > Hrabko/Harapko/Hrabkov. I've identified LDS records for
> > Cirkev rímsko-katolícka. Farský úrad Spisský Hrusov (Spisská Nová Ves).
> > Cirkevná matrika, 1713-1898
> > and
> > Cirkev rímsko-katolícka. Farský úrad Spisská Nová Ves (Ves Spisská Nová).=
> > Cirkevná matrika, 1626-1895
> > My grandfather SIMASEK was from the Trencin region, probably Stara Bystri=
> > I've identified LDS records for
> > Cirkev rímsko-katolícka. Farský úrad Presov. Cirkevná matrika, 1610-1933
> > Do these church registers cover the villages I want to research?
> > Thanks for your help.
> > Mary Anne Waltz
> Before WW I, Slovakia was part of Upper Hungary (Felvidék) and
> part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire (1867-1918) and earlier a
> part of Hungary under the Austrian Empire.
> Hungarian names were used for towns and counties.
> In this forum,the term Spis has been discussed before.
> Spis^ z^upa (county) was the name for former old Hungarian Szepes megye
> Szepes means beautiful in Hungarian.
> Spis^sky' Hrus^ov (Sk) was formerly Szepeskörtyelyes (H) and is located
> 173 miles ENE of Bratislava in the Stará Nová Ves region.
> LDS filmed the R.C. parish church records.
> Cirkevná matrika, 1713-1898 Cirkev rímsko-katolícka. Farský úrad
> Spisský Hrusov
> Text in latin and Hungarian.
> film #
> Hrabkov (Sk) was formerly Harapkó (H) and is located 187 miles ENE of
> Bratislava in the Pres^ov region.
> (Its R.C. records (1792-1895) are under listed under Kriz^ovany)
> Stará Bystrica (Sk) was formerly O'beszterce (H) and is located 117 miles N=
> E of Bratislava in the C^adca region.
> The LDS filmed the R.C. parish church records.
> Cirkevná matrika, 1689-1895 Cirkev rímskó-katolícka.
> Farský úrad Stará Bystrica
> Text Latin and Hungarian.
> film #
> (Only the film headers are in Slovak)
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