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9835Re: [Slovak-World] A Great Slovak Genealogy Search Tip

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  • Helen Fedor
    Aug 31, 2004
      Unfortunately, my name (Fedor) is quite common in SE Slovakia. Also,
      it's one way of transliterating Dostoyevsky's first name (which means
      Theodore, just like in Slovak), which is quite common in Russia. Sigh.


      >>> ccaswick@... 8/31/2004 1:58:48 PM >>>

      Looks like I've got a few doctors and an ambassador in
      my family tree -- and found a few photos as well --
      thanks for that tip Greg. For those who speak and
      read Slovak -- you'll get a LOT more out of this than
      I even did.


      --- Gregory J Kopchak <greg@...> wrote:

      > Go to the Slovak Phone Directory
      > Type in your surname with standard English
      > characters
      > The phone search will display with Slovak
      > accented characters
      > Highlight the name and right click the
      > mouse to copy the name. Even if the name
      > doesn't display properly, still copy it.
      > Then go to Google.com and paste the name
      > with accented characters into the Google
      > search box.
      > If you never tried this before, you will
      > find family information that you never saw
      > before in your searches with the English
      > character set.
      > This will also work for village and town
      > names.
      > Let us know what new information you find.
      > We have a link to the Slovak Phone Search in
      > English at www.iarelative.com/web_find.htm
      > Greg Kopchak
      > It's All Relative

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