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  • Vladimir Bohinc
    Dear Bonnie, Regarding research in Slovakia,you can write to konekta@nm.psg.sk Regards, Vladimir Bohinc www.konekta.sk ... From: Frank To:
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      Dear Bonnie,
      Regarding research in Slovakia,you can write to konekta@...
      Regards,
      Vladimir Bohinc
      www.konekta.sk

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Frank" <frankur@...>
      To: <SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Friday, March 28, 2003 6:56 PM
      Subject: [S-R] Re: Family search/Slivnik?Szilvasujfalu


      > --- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com, "Bonnie Richards"
      > <richardsi001@h...> wrote:
      > > Dear list,
      > >
      > > I haven't posted in a long time. Anyone out there doing research in
      > Slivnik
      > > or Kolbasa?
      > >
      > > My grandmother's mother BENYAK, Maria was born on 4, May 1864, in
      > > Szilvasujfalu,Sztrabicso, Zemplen. She married HALASZ Janos from
      > Lehocz,
      > > Ungmegye now in the Ukraine on 14 May, 1883. Her father was Janos
      > BENYAK
      > > and mother Julia KALINYAK. Can anyone tell me the current correct
      > names of
      > > their villages now? Their church was Greek Catholic and I was told
      > Kolbasa
      > > is the nearest church to their village in their time frame. I know
      > that
      > > Maria had two sisters Julia and Anna who came to America and I found
      > a
      > > brother on the EIDB named Anni who visited his two sisters in
      > Passaic, New
      > > Jersey. I don't know if he remained in America or returned to
      > Hungary.
      > >
      > > The BENYAK family were from Silvasujfalu and one of Maria Benyak's
      > daughters
      > > ( Maria ) lived in her home village with her husband, Gyula IVANKO.
      > >
      > > Daughter Maria married Gyula IVANKO and they lived there in 1912
      > when my
      > > grandmother Ilona visited her. Ilona and Maria were sisters. Any
      > > guidelines and insightful info will be valued! To whom do I write
      > for
      > > reliable research?
      > >
      > > Aloha,
      > > VBR (Bonnie)
      > > Hauula, Hawaii
      >
      > ahoj (hello or bye in Slovak) not Aloha (Haw. greeting or farewell)
      >
      > I am not researching Slivník (Szilvásújfalu) nor Brezina (Kolbása)
      > But...
      >
      > Slivník (Sk) Szilvásújfalu (H) was a Carpatho-Rusyn village, 1806
      > formerly located in Zemplén megye (county) Hungary.
      > Kolbása (H) was called Brezina (Sk) and is located 3.5 miles distant
      > from Slivník.
      > Slivník has 2 churches (R.C. and Protestant)
      >
      > The LDS-Mormons have filmed the G.C. parish church records (1826-1897)
      > for Brezina, Slovakia.
      > (No mention that they also contain records for Slivník ?)
      > Text in Hungarian,Latin and Ruthenian.
      >
      > film #
      > 1920841
      > 1920842
      >
      > Lehócz (H) was called Ljachivci and was formerly located in Ung megye
      > (county) Hungary.
      > It was located just west of C^ertez^ (Ungcsertész) and about 10 miles
      > SE of Uz^gorod/Ungvár/Uzhhorod/Uzhorod, Ukraine.
      >
      > Now located in the Zakarpatska Oblast.
      > 3 a k a p || a t c b k a (Cyrillic)
      > Z a k a r p a t s - k a
      >
      > The area of today's Karpatho-Ukraine was part of the Kingdom of
      > Hungary from the 10th century to 1919, and formed the counties,
      > comitatus in Latin, which was the legal language of
      > administration until 1844, Komitat or Gespannschaft in German,
      > Megye in Magyar), of Ung,(capital Ungvár), Bereg (Beregszasz),
      > U-gocsa (Nagy-Szállos), and Máramaros (Marmaros-Szighet).
      > They did not form a special administrative area during Hungarian
      > rule.
      >
      > There is a Lehovtsoy/Lekhovteoy/Lemkovtsy/Lyakhovtse located
      > 10 miles ESE of Uzhhorod.
      > My best guess this is now the name of your Lehócz (H)
      >
      >
      > When Cyrillic alphabet is transliterated into Roman (Latin) alphabet,
      > 5-6 different spellings are possible - all correct because there is
      > no standard.
      > Depends into which European language the name was transliterated to
      > last.
      >
      > Ukrainian has a H sound/letter, but no hard G.
      > Russian has no H sound/letter, but a hard G.
      > Both are written in the Cyrillic alphabet.
      >
      > For example, a town located in former Bukovina (which is now divided
      > between the Ukraine and Romania) had 7 names.
      >
      > 1 Chernowatz
      > 2 Cernauti
      > 3 Chernivtsi
      > 4 Chernowitz
      > 5 Chernovitsy
      > 6 Chernovits
      > 7 Tscherenowitz
      >
      > Or, Lvov (E) Ukraine
      > Lwów (Polish)
      > Lvóv, Lvyv
      > J| b B ï B (Ukrainian)
      > J| b B o B (Russian)
      > Leopolis (Latin)
      > Lemberg (German)
      >
      > v
      > cau (bye)
      >
      > v
      > Frank Kurcina
      >
      >
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