Re: Hello from Ludmila
- --- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com, hankalala31@a... wrote:
> Just coming aboard and want to say hello. My "real" name is Ludmila (nee=)
> Portasikova. My email name comes from stories my father told about the v=illage
> "easy" girl, Hanka. The boys would stand outside and call for herHe came to USA
> "Hankalala"!!! We loved to hear his stories about his boyhood in Banova.=
> before WWI but never lost his accent or love of his native country evensince
> though he was a naturilized citizen. He lived to be 90 and has been gone=
> 1985, but I can still hear his voice in my head (no I am not psycho, just=still
> loving and missing my parents). My mother was born in 1901 in Sevovce an=d came
> to US in her early 20's. My daughter and I always talk about Grandmom an=d
> Grandpop and that keeps them alive and fresh in our minds. Look forward =to
> hearing and "talking" to you all, and by the way, the gardens are absolut=ely
> beautiful. I live on the East Coast in Pennsylvania and the crocus and f=orsythia
> are just starting to bloom here. Can't wait for the warm spring and summ=er.
According to my Slovakia AutoAtlas BÃ¡novÃ¡ is located just west of
Z^ilina, 103 miles NE of Bratislava.
BÃ¡nkovÃ¡ has one church and one kas^tiel' (castle)
The LDS-Mormons have filmed the Roman Catholic parish registers of
baptisms, marriages, and deaths for BÃ¡novÃ¡ (1752-1912)
Listed under Lietava, Slovakia, formerly Ljethava, TrencsÃ©n megye,
Text in Latin and Hungarian.
These microfilm reels are available for rental and viewing at any
Family History Center (FHC) worldwide.
90% of patrons are non-Mormons doing surname research.
LDS - Mormon FHCs - LOCATIONS
Am sure there are LDS FHCs located in PA wherever you reside.
Church Record Translations
Some abbreviations used for various denominations :
rk.-RK. rÃ³mai katholikus Roman Catholic
gk. GK. gÃ¶rÃ¶g katholikus Greek Catholic/Byzantine
kg. KG. keleti gÃ¶rÃ¶g Greek Oriental (Eastern Orthodox)
ag. AG. Ã¡gostai Evangelical (Lutheran)
ref. REF. reformÃ¡tus Reformed (Calvinist)
izr. IZR. izraelita Israelite (Jewish)