Re: (no subject)
- --- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@y..., sheilasal@a... wrote:
> Through the Ellis Island Website I found my grandfather's original name a=
> date when he arrived in the US. His birth name was "Josef Mingyas" and h=e
> arrived at Ellis Island in 1906 with other relatives from Czorgo, Hungary=.
> He changed his name to "Joseph Mendis" and settled in Pennsylvania. I ca=n't
> find Czorgo on any map and I would appreciate help in where to go now to =get
> information on this city and any other personal records. I was told bynot
> another relative that my grandfather was from the county of Spis but I'm =
> sure. Any help would be appreciated.'gy' is a Hungarian letter pron. d.
So Mendis might be a closer 'sounds-like' in Slovak for the original surnam=
The LDS-Mormons filmed the parish church records for Cso"rgo" (H) C^herhov =
(Sk) formerly located in Zemplén megye (county)
You did not specify surname religion.
For example, its R.C. parish church records (1849-1903) are listed under La=
stovce, Slovakia; formerly formerly Lasztócz, Zemplén megye (county),Hungary=
Text in Latin and Hungarian.
These microfilm reels are available for rental and viewing at any
Family History Center (FHC) worldwide.
90% of patrons are non-Mormons doing surname research.
LDS - Mormon FHCs - LOCATIONS
Some abbreviations used for various denominations :
rk.-RK. római katholikus Roman Catholic
gk. GK. görög katholikus Greek Catholic/Byzantine
kg. KG. keleti görög Greek Oriental (Eastern Orthodox)
ag. AG. ágostai Evangelical (Lutheran)
ref. REF. református Reformed (Calvinist)
izr. IZR. izraelita Israelite (Jewish)
(only the film headers are in Slovak)
In Slovak the matriky (parish church records)
Krstení = Baptisms (Christenings)
Sobás^ení = Marriages
Zomrelí = Deaths
In Hungarian the matriky are titled anyakönyvek.
Kereszteltek Anyakönyve = Baptism Records
Házasultak Anyakönyve = Marriage Records
Halottak Anyakönyve = Death Records
In Latin the matriky are titled matricula.
Matricula Baptisatorum = Baptism Records
Matricula Copulatorum = Marriage Records Matri=
cula Defunctorum = Death Records =
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