Re: RAAB form the village Hniezdne
- --- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com, Tina Woods <tinanwoods@y...>
> Hello all!the surname
> My name is Tina, and I am new to this listserve. I am researching
> RAAB form the village Hniezdne, Slovakia.ahoj Tina
Hniezdne is located 179 miles ENE of Bratislava near okres StarÃ¡
Before the term z^upa (county) was discontinued in Slovakia in
1923, Hniezdne was located in Spis^skÃ¡ (grammatical gender form
of Spis^) county.
Germans, Slovaks, Rusyns, Croatians, Hungarians, and Poles.
Don't know which group settled here first in 12th, 14th, and 16th
Raab was a German surname.
There are 2,600+ surnames Raab listed in gedcom files.
The Slovakia telephone directory lists a Emil and Karol Raab under
Hniezdne and a Raab under StarÃ¡ L'ubovn^a.
The LDS-Mormons filmed the R.C. parish church records (1624-1904) for
Gn^azdÃ¡ (also spelled Hniezdne), Slovensko, Czechoslovakia, formerly
known as GnÃ©zda, Szepes megye (county), Hungary.
Text in Latin, Hungarian and Slovak.