Slovakia Goals:  1: Research   2: Civil Registration   3: Archives and Libraries   4: Church Records   5: Military Records   6: Maps and Gazetteers   7: Newspapers   8: Websites   9: Search Records   10: Get Help  





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Goal 1: Learn about Slovakian research.


Choices:

A. Learn about Slovakian genealogy.

2017-07-12
  1. Get started with this article on beginning Slovakian research.
    FS—Wiki: Slovakia Research
  2. Learn more about Slovakian research in this Archives.com article.
    Getting Started With Slovak Genealogy
  3. Study the Family Research Strategies page on the Slovakia Genealogy Research Strategies site for ideas on beginning your research.
  4. Explore the Forebears.io site for research records.
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  6. Explore Slovakia Genealogy Resources on the FEEFHS site.
  7. Explore the Slovak Pride Database for Slovak name searches.

B. Find Slovakian language resources for your research.

  1. Learn about the Slovakian language and alphabet in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Slovakia Language
  2. Learn about Slovakian genealogy terms in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Genealogy Word List


Goal 2: Learn about Slovakia census records and civil registration.


Choices:

A. Learn about Slovakia census records.

  1. Learn about Slovakia census records in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Slovakia Census
  2. Explore Hungarian and Slovakian census records on the Slovakia Genealogy Research Strategies site.


Goal 3: Learn about Slovakia archives and libraries.


Choices:

A. Learn about Slovakia archives and libraries.

  1. Learn about Slovakia archives and libraries records in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Slovakia Archives and Libraries
  2. Explore Slovak Institute site for resources for Slovakian research.
  3. Explore the Archives Portal Europe site.




Goal 4: Learn about Slovakia church records.


Choices:

A. Learn about Slovakian church records.

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  1. Learn about Slovakia church records on the Slovakia Genealogy Research Strategies site.
    Slovakia Churches and their Records
  • Explore the Jewish Genealogy Encyclopedia for Jewish resources in Slovakia.


  • Goal 5: Learn about Slovakia military records.


    Choices:

    A. Learn about Slovakian military records.

    1. Learn about Upper Hungary (Slovakia) military records on the Slovakia Genealogy Research Strategies site.
      Slovakia Military Records
    2. Explore Czech and Slovak ancestors in World War II.


    Goal 6: Learn about Slovakia maps and gazetteers.


    Choices:

    A. Explore Slovakia map resources.

    1. Explore the Perry-Castaneda site for maps of Slovakia.
    2. Explore old maps of Slovakia in the 1900 Collection.
    3. Explore the Maps and Gazetteers section of the FEEFHS.org site.
    4. Explore the maps section of the Slovakia Genealogy Research Strategies site.
    5. Explore the David Rumsey collection of Slovakia maps.
    6. Explore the Old Maps Online site for Slovakia maps.


    Goal 7: Learn about Slovakia newspapers.


    Choices:

    A. Learn about Slovakia newspapers.

    1. Search Slovakian newspapers in the onlinenewspapers.com site.
    2. Search Slovakian newspapers in the world-newspapers.com site.
    3. Search Slovakian newspapers in the ABYZ News Links site.


    Goal 8: Explore additional websites for research.


    Choices:

    A. There are a number of websites with valuable resources for Slovakian research.

    1. Explore links in the FamilySearch Wiki page.
    2. Explore links in Cyndi's List.
    3. Explore links in Kindred Trails.
    4. Explore links in GenealogyLinks.net.
    5. Learn about Slovak ancestors in Romania.
    6. Search the FindaGrave site for cemetery records.
    7. Search the BillionGraves site for cemetery records.


    Goal 9: Search records from Slovakia.


    Choices:

    A. Use links to quickly search the most common record collections for Slovakia.

    Note: To search records on these sites, you must be registered or be at a FamilySearch Center.

    1. Click a link in the first section to search a FamilySearch collection.
    2. Click a link in the second section to search an Ancestry collection.

    B. Explore additional record collections.

    1. Explore the FamilySearch page for Slovakian online record collections.


    Goal 10: Get help with your Slovakia research.


    Choices:

    A. Use Facebook pages to get answers to your questions.

    1. Visit the Central Europe Genealogy Research Community on Facebook.
    2. See the Genealogy on Facebook list of Facebook groups dedicated to helping with research for Slovakia.

    B. Join a mailing list or message board for Slovakia research.

    1. Search the RootsWeb site for Slovakia research mailing lists.
    2. Explore the Slovakia research mailing lists on Cyndi's List.

    C. Learn about Slovakia genealogy societies.

    1. Explore Slovakia genealogy society sites on Cyndi's list.
    2. See the Societies and Organizations section of the FEEFHS site.





    QUIKLinks

    FamilySearch
    Slovakia Church and Synagogue Books 1592-1910


    Ancestry
    Slovakia Census 1869





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