- --- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com, Jeanne Linley
> Hello,In 18th c, the Austrian (Hapsburgs) ruled Silesia, Bohemia, Moravia,
> RE: KRYSTYNEK (CHRISTINEK)
> I am new to this group and need help in researching
> My great great grandmother was Wilhelmine Sophie
> Christinek born in Dahnsdorf, Brandenburg, Germany
> 1787 and her father my ggg grandfather was Johann
> Joachim Bernhard Christian Christinek born 1736 in
> Lübnitz, Brandenburg, Germany. My gggg grandfather was
> Johann Andreas Christinek born 1684, married to
> Christiane Elisabeth Michaelis b. 1711. He was
> supposed to be a Prince who escaped from "Austria"
> (Austro-Hungarian Empire) after a duel and left his
> estate, the (lost) title of which was written in a
> language the German's were not familiar with and they
> couldn't decifer.
> Does anyone know of any KRYSTYNEK or any nobility by
> that name in Czech/Bohemia/Slovakia/Moravia?
> Thank you for your help with this.
> Jeanne Lorf Linley
Upper and Lower Austria and they also ruled Hungary-Croatia
(which included Slovakia) and Hungary which included Bac^ka, the
Banat, Slavonia, as well as Transylvania.
Today, the surname Krystynek is found in Wien (Austria) and the
Czech Republic (Czech-Bohemia)
You should check the Siebenburger Saxons in what was formerly
Transylvania (Hungary) and which region now belongs to Romania.
There was a German group called "Siebenburger Sachsen".
They had nothing to do with Saxons, but at that time "Saxonia" meant
That is where the Austrian Evangelical Protestants (Lutherans) were
If your gggg GF was not a Furst(umlaut u) or Prinz (Prince) what was
his title ?
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