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The HUNGARIAN VILLAGE FINDER, ATLAS, and GAZETTEER for the KINGDOM of HUNGARY (HVF)- available for DOWNLOAD or on CD-ROM , lists and provides information for ALL of the following towns, villages, cities, places, settlements, and place names associated with Szepes County - megye - varmegye located in the old Austria-Hungary or Austro-Hungarian Empire, now in Poland and Slovakia. Notes--Smaller places such as pusztas and many other variations in a town's spelling or name are not listed here, however, they, along with current place names can all be found in the HVF... software program. While the place names in the following table have had all accents and special letters removed for simplication in web site searching, the HVF... software program offers several methods of researching place names including with or without the proper accents.
Origins Haplogroup R1a probably branched off from R1* around the time of the Last Glacial Maximum (19,000 to 26,000 years before present). Little is know for certain about its place of origin.
Our species is an African one: Africa is where we first evolved, and where we have spent the majority of our time on Earth. The earliest fossils of recognizably modern Homo sapiens appear in the fossil record at Omo Kibish in Ethiopia, around 200,000 years ago. Although earlier fossils may be found over the coming years, this is our best understanding of when and approximately where we originated. According to the genetic and paleontological record, we only started to leave Africa between 60,000 and 70,000 years ago.
DNA studies have permitted to categorise all humans on Earth in genealogical groups sharing one common ancestor at one given point in prehistory. They are called haplogroups . There are two kinds of haplogroups: the paternally inherited Y-chromosome DNA (Y-DNA) haplogroups, and the maternally inherited mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) haplogroups.
Click here for the PDF version of this interview (20 pages) Click here for the video presentation March 2010 **Ed note: Some transcripts contain words or phrases that are inaudible or difficult to hear and are, therefore, designated in square brackets.
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Great stone structures and megaliths around the world stand as mysteries to how they were constructed. Is it possible their builders possessed the powers of defying gravity? Did ancient civilizations possess knowledge that has since been lost to science?
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Y- Haplotypes and Predicted Haplogroups in the Slovak Hoban Population Eva Petrej č íková a , Daniela Siváková b , Miroslav Soták, Jarmila Bernasovská, Ivan Bernasovský, Adriana Sovi č ová a , Iveta Boro ň ová a , Alexandra Bôžiková a , Dana Gabriková a , Petra Šví č ková a , So ň a Ma č eková a , Jana Č arnogurská a Abstract The Habans are a group of Hutterites , who converted to Catholicism and retained a separate ethnic identity in . In the present day we can find several Haban communities who have maintained their cultural identity as descendents of the Hutterite population. Twelve Y-chromosome short tandem repeat ( ) polymorphisms included in the Powerplex ® Y multiplex kit were analyzed in 39 unrelated males.
A hoj (Hello)! These pages provide strategy assistance to English-speaking researchers of immigrants from the regions of present-day Slovak Republic (Slovakia). This collection also provides a contemporary and historical perspective of the region through essays, documents and photographs. My geographic focus is on Eastern Slovakia (Slovak Republic) / formerly Czechoslovakia / formerly Upper Hungary.
Dear visitors, this page is in development, any amendments and comments using online feedback form will be appreciated Peter Nagy, 12th January 2011 Section A: Custom Google search form tailored to Slovak genealogy (added 18 August 2011) Section B: Slovak and Hungarian online resources' guide There are various on-line resources which are very useful for genealogy research, however many of them are available only in Slovak or Hungarian language. The search forms of various Slovak and Hungarian portals are under permanent changes, but we will try to follow them and update the unofficial users' guides in English.
Spišská Nová Ves ( pronunciation ; German: (Zipser) Neu(en)dorf ; Hungarian: Igló ; Polish: Nowa Wieś Spiska ; is a town in the Košice Region of Slovakia . The town is located southeast of the High Tatras in the Spiš region, and lies on both banks of the Hornád River. It is the biggest town of the Spišská Nová Ves District ( okres ). As of 2006 the population was 38,357.