Re: Location of Bajovagar and Other Towns in Slovakia of Today #hungary

Madeleine Isenberg

To All,

Having been involved in research in Slovakia for several years, a very
useful site for finding current names of town is this: THe genealogy
researcher (probably Juraj Cisarik), who compiled this provides former
Hungarian and German names for the towns and even a map so you can see
the proximity to other towns.

For Mr. Hochhauser, Bajovagar was found to be Bajerovce.


Madeleine Isenberg
Beverly Hills, CA

parts of Galicia, Poland: Nowy Targ, Nowy Sanz, Wachsmund, Dembno,
Lapuszna, Krakow, who migrated into Kezmarok or nearby towns in
northern Slovakia and Czech Republic (i.e., those who lived/had
businesses in Moravska Ostrava).
GOLDSTEIN in Abaujszina (Sena or Szina), Szkaros and Kosice, Slovakia;
Tolcsva and Tokaj, Hungary; very briefly in Timisoara, Romania

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1. Location of Bajovagar


Subject: Location of Bajovagar
Date: Tue, 4 Apr 2017 15:30:36 +0300
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In the 1867 census, my great-grandfather is listed as having been
born in Bajovagar or Bajovagas in 1841. The handwriting on the census
record makes it difficult to distinguish the last letter of the
In a house sale contract dated 1844, my great-great-grandfather is
shown as living in Berwager. I assume these are the same place and
that Berwager is the German equivalent of Bajovagar/s.
Any suggestions as to its present day location? It's probably in
Northern Slovakia, near Brezovice, but I can't find anything close to
either spelling.
Albert Hochhauser

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