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  • Keith Slicner
    Rich, thank you very much! I am very grateful for the information you have provided. It s a terrific starting point for my research. Thanks again!! KS ... or
    Message 1 of 2 , Jan 28, 2004
      Rich, thank you very much! I am very grateful for the information you
      have provided. It's a terrific starting point for my research. Thanks
      again!! KS
      --- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com, "Richard D. Custer"
      <rcuster@e...> wrote:
      > Hello Keith,
      >
      > Your family (Turjanica and Stankovics) is clearly Carpatho-Rusyn,
      or simply,
      > Rusyn, not Slovak.
      >
      > >
      > These are common, even typical, Rusyn surnames.
      >
      > >
      > That's Holubynne / Holubynnoje in the old Austro-Hungarian county
      of Bereg.
      > In Rusyn Bereg County was called Beretska zhupa. It's very close
      to the
      > regional town of Svaljava / Svaliava.
      >
      > Today this is located in the Zakarpatska oblast -- that is, the
      > Transcarpathian region -- of Ukraine. Between the World Wars it
      was part of
      > the autonomous province of Czechoslovakia called Subcarpathian
      Rus' /
      > Carpatho-Ruthenia or just Ruthenia. Before WWI it was part of the
      Kingdom
      > of Hungary / the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Subcarpathian Rus' was
      never part
      > of Slovakia.
      >
      > Let me refer you here:
      > http://www.rusynmedia.org/Documents/General/c-r_eng.html
      >
      > There are also present-day and historical maps of the region on
      this page:
      > http://www.rusynmedia.org/Documents/General/c-r_eng.html


      > You need to be doing research in present-day Ukraine, which is
      quite a bit
      > more challenging than research in Slovakia.
      >
      > Here are some starting links for Rusyn genealogy.
      > http://www.carpathorusynsociety.org/
      >
      > http://www.carpathorusynsociety.org/Committees/Genealogy/links.htm
      >
      > http://www.carpatho-rusyn.org/
      >
      > Good luck!
      >
      > Rich Custer
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