Cigand in Zemplen megye
On Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:09:38 -0400, "Thomas Klein =
offhand, it's hard to guess what it might be, but (abauj)szanto does not=sound likely. there were parts of hungary where the jews spoke yiddish,=
but for the most part, i think they would have used the common hungarian=
place names, especially in official, american, documents.
birth, and address of next of kin in the old country, so you get 2 =
chances. and make sure you look at the scanned image, because some =
transcribers are less than perfect.
gazetteer at bogardi.com, which will pull up all the place names =
containing "gan", for example. (my spidey-sense is telling me that =
"gand" is a less likely sound in hungarian than "gany", and the stroke =
over it may a diacritic over the "a", rather than the upstroke of a "d".)
=C3=97=C3=B2=C3=97=C2=A2, which, according to google
translate, is Sant. As I don't know either Hungarian or Yiddish, I