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1869 Hungarian Census #hungary #translation


Shana Millstein
 

I am trying to decipher the handwriting used in the 1869 Hungarian census. It doesn't seem to fall into any one specific type of script. In the entries I am trying to figure out some letters look like Kurrent, some like Roman cursive, and some unlike anything I am familiar with.  I am struggling with making sense on a number of entries that would really help me in my family research. Can anyone enlighten me, help me decipher the segments I am most interested in? I have uploaded them to Viewmate.  Thank you for any advice, leads. So far, my best guess is that the entires of my interest are in Roman script with some letters (like k) in Kurrent and some I cannot make out. 
Shana Millstein #66829
San Francisco area


Phil Karlin
 

I couldn't find your Viewmate, so I can just speak generally.
Lots of helpful links, including Kurrent letters, at https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Slovakia_Genealogy. Find the 1869 Census in the Wiki, it explains column headings. 

I muddled through translating with a combination of Google Translate, guessing and cross referencing to other info I already had or could find. The Googling was often putting in the English, seeing what Hungarian or Slovakian popped up, and seeing if it was close to what I was looking for. Can't figure out a letter? If you have the others in the word, make a guess then try to verify it. For town names, there are resources here and on FamilySearch. I also found www.cisarik.com tremendously useful for finding old names for towns. 

I hope that's helpful. 

Phil Karlin


Alex Magocsi
 

Shana,

It would be helpful if you would post the link to your Viewmate posting.  I, like Phil K, searched for the referenced document but could not find it.

Regards

Alex Magocsi


Shana Millstein
 

Thank you for responding and sorry about my failure to include the link. I got confused when posting-forgetting that I had to post the image, get it approved, and then put out the request!! The links were the following:https://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM86535
https://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM86536


Shana Millstein
 

Thank you for responding and sorry about my failure to include the link. I got confused when posting-forgetting that I had to post the image, get it approved, and then put out the request!! The links were the following:https://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM86535
https://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM86536