Re: Rebics in Slovakia
- --- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@y..., PRabich@a... wrote:
> Hello All,Henry
> I'm trying to trace my grandfather's roots in Slovakia. Joseph
> aka Rabish, aka Rabich came to the US in 1888. His marriagelicense
> that he came from Smiki. When looking through the Slovak Phonebook, I found
> the following names and towns. Is there anyone on this list thatlives or
> knows anything about the following persons or towns?There is no place name 'Smiki' located in Hungary (either pre-WW I or
> Elena Rebicova, Vihorlatska, Bela nad Cirochou
> Igor Rebic, Bela nad Cirochou
> Jana Rebicova, Kochanovce
> Jozef Rebic, Mlynska, Bela nad Cirochou
> Michal Rebic, Starinska, Snina
> Peter Rebic, Dlhe nad Cirochou
> Peter Rebic, Gorkeho, Snina
> Vincent Rebic, Vihorlatska, Bela nad Cirochou
> Vladislav Rebic, Budovatelska, Bela nad Cirochou
> Michal Rebic, Tatranska, Stara Lubovna
> Ildiko Rebickova, Gudernova, Kosice
> Irena Rebicova, Salezianov, Michalovce
> Monika Rebicova, Komenskeho, Trebisov
> Stefan Rebic, Chonkovce
> Ing. Darina Rebicova, Muraniho, Nitra
> MUDr. Maria Rebicova, Hornozoborska, Nitra
> Thanks for any help.
> Patricia Rabich aka Rebic(k) Benetis
Nor in Slovakia.
Ellis Island Records (EIR) lists 118 surnames Rebic who had
emigrated to the U.S (1892-1924)
They were all from Croatia (former Yugoslavia)
Your GF emigrated in 1888, which was early for Slovaks.
He wouldn't have been listed in EIR.
Ellis Island opened as an immigration center in 1892.
Burned to the ground in June 1897 and reopened again in December 1900.
From 1855 to 1890 emigrants came through Castle Garden (NYC) and its
records were destroyed in 1897 when the first wooden Ellis Island
immigration station had burned down.
Slavic can be a branch of the Indo-European family of
languages, usually divided into East Slavic, West Slavic,
and South Slavic.
East Slavic (Russian, Ukrainian, Byelorussian)
West Slavic (Polish, Czech, Slovak, Sorbian)
South Slavic (Croatian, Serbian, Slovenian, Macedonian, Bulgarian,
Old Church Slavonic)
Slovak is similar to Czech and the official language of Slovakia.
Ako sa maté ? (How are you ?)
Rozumiem. (I understand )
Croatian is similar to Slovenian and the official language of
Croatia, formerly part of Yugoslavia.
Kako ste ? (How are you ?)
Razumen. (I understand )
The Cleveland, OH area had the largest concentration of Slovenes
outside of the capital city of Ljubljana, Slovenija.
Slovak, Croatian, and Slovenian languages use diacritic marks
In Slovakia, Rebic is spelled Rebic^ (Rebich)
In Croatia, Rebic is spelled Rebic' (Rebich)
In Slovenia, Rebic is also spelled Rebic^ (Rebich)
In former Yugoslavia, before the fall of Communism there were 80,000-
Where was your GM from ?