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Subject: Re: [PETROSKY] George Petrosky
Date: Tue, 09 Mar 2010 05:13:54 -0000


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Author: ZlaticaBeca
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Sue

The term Czech is being used incorrectly. Up to 1918 it was A-H http://users.erols.com/mwhite28/austhung.htm After the fall of this empire several new countries were formed and one was Czechoslovakia (2 nationalities} Map of that country www.cgsi.org Ruthenia is now part of Ukraine.
Depending in the village, your research might be in present Slovak Republic or Ukraine.
Do you have your ancestors' arrival manifest?
PETROVSKY would be a Slovak spelling. What was language spoken by your ancestors?
In Slovak phone book:
http://www.zoznam.sk/hladaj.fcgi?co=telzoznam&s=remias&mesto=&ulica=&psc=&uto=&net_fixed=1&net_mobile=1&net_alt=1
http://www.zoznam.sk/hladaj.fcgi?co=telzoznam&s=petrovsky&mesto=&ulica=&psc=&uto=&net_fixed=1&net_mobile=1&net_alt=1
no DRUTAS but DRUTAR and DROTAR
http://www.zoznam.sk/hladaj.fcgi?co=telzoznam&s=drutar&mesto=&ulica=&psc=&uto=&net_fixed=1&net_mobile=1&net_alt=1
http://www.zoznam.sk/hladaj?co=telzoznam&net_alt=1&net_fixed=1&net_mobile=1&of=20&s=drotar

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