Re: Reading some handwriting in Church Records
- Regarding "Fias" - probably it can be Fija - close to Giraltovce http://g.co/maps/3dy89 .
Some history here http://translate.google.com/translate?sl=sk&tl=en&js=n&prev=_t&hl=sk&ie=UTF-8&layout=2&eotf=1&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.e-obce.sk%2Fobec%2Ffijas%2F2-historia.html&act=url
But I tried to fix some errors :
"The settlement occurred late Eneolith and early Bronze Age - a group East Slovakian mound. The village is documented from 1414 as Fyas later as Fiass (1618), Fyassice (1808), Fija (1927), in Hungarian Fias.
The village was founded according in the territory right emfyteutic (a kind of hereditary lease of land) dominion Radoma at the end of the 14th century. It belonged to the nobility Makovica. In 1427 there was 10. portas
At the end of the 15th century after the invasions of the Polish troops village was depopulated. In 1787 it had 25 houses and 181 inhabitants in 1828 had 34 houses and 253 inhabitants. Dealt with the shepherds and the work in forests. In the 19th century, Ban-family had property in the village.
In the time of I. CSR people worked mostly in forests, partially in agriculture. Later they worked as private farmers. Part of the population worked in industrial plants in Bardejov Giraltovce and forestry."
Source: Vlastivedný slovník obcí na Slovensku,, part 1
--- In Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com, "jusufzemplin" <jusuf@...> wrote:
> Hi, i could help, may be, but actually, I can not understand, what records you mention. Do you have a picture or ... ...or should I go and see ? -) (I live 90 kilometers from Giraltovce).
> --- In Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com, "creativelr" <CreativeLR@> wrote:
> > Hi Everyone,
> > Is there anyone on the list who would be willing to tell me what some of the handwriting is on a few church records? If I could only read the handwriting, then maybe I could put it into google translate to interpret it into English. Or, if someone is able to translate, I sure could use some help.
> > On another note, my family is from Fias and Giraltovce. I have been able to find a little bit about the culture and the village of Giraltovce, but almost nothing on Fias. Does anyone have any suggestions or links where I might learn more?
> > Thanks,
> > Linda