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66804Re: Fwd: Chechoslovakia

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  • goodwater
    Nov 2, 2012
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      Maehren is the German name for Moravia, the eastern province of the Czech Republic. Silesia is a region in the northeastern part of Moravia.

      --- In TexasCzechs@yahoogroups.com, salvarez4@... wrote:
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      > From: "Grandma Yesiam" <grandma@...>
      > To: salvarez4@...
      > Sent: Wednesday, October 31, 2012 9:35:54 PM
      > Subject: Chechoslovakia
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      > Do you know whether Maelmen or Maehren is in Chechoslovakia?
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      > I am trying to transcribe the 1880 Austin County Census and found one spelling near “Schlesing”, which I interpret as  Silesia in Chechoslovakia.    Could find nothing related to the two M words above which are two spellings I found in A.Com and  also thought might be possible interpretations.
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      > Any help you can give would be appreciated.
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