Tag Archives: Slovak genealogy

Answers to old questions at the New Cemetery

In earlier posts, I have written about how hard it has been to learn very much about the lives of my four great-grandparents on my mother’s side – the New Jersey side – of the family. I know that my … Continue reading

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Andrej Daniel, rolling stone

Life wasn’t always easy for Andrej Daniel, one of my four Slovak great-great-grandparents. Born in relative comfort, Andrej lost his father when he was a young boy. For the rest of his life, he moved from town to town, living … Continue reading

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Reflections on a year of family history blogging

It’s already been a year since I started to blog about my efforts to trace my ancestry through four family lines – the Kowals, Bosakowskis, Agins and Sabols. I had a few, modest goals. I wanted to organize my research … Continue reading

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My Sabol ancestors in the 1869 Magyar Census

I recently came across census records from January 1870 providing an amazing snapshot of life in the small Slovak village of Trebejov. My great-grandfather Andrej (Andrew) Sabol was born there in 1872. The records were part of the 1869 Magyar … Continue reading

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