Links for Czech and Slovak genealogy 4-25-01
Here is a link specifically for Czech and Slovak genealogy. http://www.iarelative.com/
Message boards http://genforum.genealogy.com/
Rootsweb genealogy message board: http://cgi.rootsweb.com/~genbbs/genbbs.cgi/
Usenet Slavic genealogy newsgroup
Family History message board of Ancestry.com http://www.familyhistory.com/messages/Messages.asp?msgindex=...
MAPS, PLACENAME LOCATORS, ETC.
Place name locator for the world, http://www.multimap.com/index/
Town and city locator. http://www.calle.com/world/
1910 Hungarian County Maps http://www.familytree.hu/
ShtelSeeker a good place name locator for all Eastern Europe http://www.jewishgen.org/ShtetlSeeker/loctown.htm
A general article about the history of surnames http://www.rootscomputing.com/howto/names/names.htm
CZECH and SLOVAK SURNAMES http://www.cproots.com/surnameorigins/namesystems/namsysczk....
Ancestry com http://www.ancestry.com/?sourceid=00325405801503816180
Here is a link to FREE downloadable family tree software from the LDS (Mormon) church, I know several people who use it and like it http://www.familysearch.com/
This is a listing of LDS Family History Centers generated from data sent by the Family History Center address submission form. The listing is nowhere near complete and readers are invited to submit information about any FHC's with which they are familiar. http://www.genhomepage.com/FHC/fhc.html
Stories abound about arrogant and/of nationalistic US Immigration officials changing our forbearerâ€™s names. But are these stories true? Here is a link which delves into what may be just a â€œfamily legendâ€ without basis! http://www.ins.usdoj.gov/graphics/aboutins/history/articles/...
United States Immigration and Naturalization Service Website contains information about the INS Historical Reference Library collection and services http://www.ins.usdoj.gov/graphics/aboutins/history/index.htm
Links to organizations Associated with FEEFHS from 14 Countries: http://feefhs.org/ethnic.html
A link to information about Germans, Donauschwabians, http://www.genealogy.net/gene/reg/ESE/dsslawon.html
Slovak Jewish Community Congregationshttp://feefhs.org/mf/sk/sk-jew1.html
ON LINE PHONE BOOKS
Worldwide Phone Directory index of online phone books, with over 400 links to Yellow Pages, White Pages, Business Directories, Email Addresses and Fax Listings from over 170 countries all around the world. http://www.teldir.com/eng/
NEW! Link to Ellis Island records, including immigrant information, place of origin, ship name and much more http://www.ellisislandrecords.org/
Jerin family page: http://www.geocities.com/jerinfamily/index.html
A good way to search for any possible existing genealogy for the surname you are seeking is to use the search engine below. Just type in the surname you are looking for and the word genealogy next to it and search.http://www.google.com/
History of Czech immigration to Americahttp://lcweb.loc.gov/rr/european/ndl.html
How to get started http://www.czechheritage.net/genealogy.html
Professional genealogy services. I am providing these for your reference and this is not an endorsement of anyone or any particular service. References should be checked.
040 01 Kosice
phone 00421 905 749 042
I am doing research for area of east Slovakia, south Poland /Galicia/, nothern Hungary /former Zemplen,
Abauj counties. I provide genealogical research for east Slovakian, Rusyns and Jewish people.
Link to more professional genealogy serviceshttp://feefhs.org/frg/frg-pg.html
Good Luck! Let me know how it goes or if you have any other questions.
Croatian Heritage Museum
Cleveland, Ohio, USA