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''[[Europe]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'''''[[Slovakia_Genealogy|Slovakia]]'''{{Slovakia-sidebar}}Guide to '''Slovakia ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records. <br>
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Click [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1554443 here] for Slovakia Church Books, 1592-1910, online.
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==Country Information==
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Slovakia is a sovereign state in Central Europe bordered by the [[Czech Republic Genealogy|Czech Republic]], [[Austria Genealogy|Austria]], [[Poland Genealogy|Poland]], [[Ukraine Genealogy|Ukraine]], and [[Hungary Genealogy|Hungary]]. It Slovakia became an independent state on January 1, 1993 when Czechoslovakia peacefully split into the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The area had been part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire until the end of the First World War when, in October 1918, the Czech lands of Austria (Bohemia, Moravia, and Austrian Silesia) joined with the Slovak and [[Carpathian Ruthenia|Ruthenian]] ([[Ukraine Genealogy|Ukrainian]]) counties of Hungary to create the sovereign Republic of Czechoslovakia. The official language is Slovak.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Slovakia," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slovakia, accessed 23 March 2016.</ref>
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*[[Slovakia Beginners Corner Getting Started|Getting started]]  
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*[[Slovakia Beginners Corner What's the Next Step?|What's the next step?]]  
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*[[Slovakia Beginners Corner Finding Your Ancestor in the Records|Finding your ancestor in the records]]  
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*[[Slovakia Beginners Corner Tips for Beginners|Tips for beginners]]
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<h3>Getting Started with Slovakia Research</h3>
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Links to articles on getting started with Slovakia research.
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*[[Slovakia Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]
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*Biographies
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*Cemeteries
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*[[Slovakia Census|Census]]
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*Church Directories
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*Church History
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*[[Slovakia Church Records|Church Records]]
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*[[Slovakia Civil Registration|Civil Registration]]
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*Court Records
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*Directories
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*Dwellings
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*Emigration and Immigration
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*[[Slovakia Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]
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*[[Slovakia Genealogy|Genealogy]]
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*Heraldry
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*Historical Geography
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*[[Slovakia History|History]]
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*[[Slovakia Jewish Records|Jewish Records]]
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*Land and Property
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*[[Slovakia Language and Languages|Language and Languages]]
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*Maps
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*[[Slovakia Minorities|Minorities]]
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*[[Slovakia Military Records|Military Records]]
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*[[Slovakia Names Personal|Names Personal]]
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*Naturalization and Citizenship
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*Newspapers
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*[[Slovakia Nobility|Nobility]]
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*Obituaries
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*Occupations
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*[[Slovakia Periodicals|Periodicals]]
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*Population
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*Probate Records
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*Schools
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== Getting started with Slovak research ==
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Welcome to the '''Slovakia page'''!
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FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. Through the Slovakia Page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Slovak records of genealogical value. The content is variously targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers. The Slovakia Page is a work in progress, your contributions and [[FamilySearch Wiki:Feedback|feedback]] are essential!
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== Research Tools  ==
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*[[Slovakia Accessing Slovak Vital Records|Accessing Slovak Vital Records]]
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*[[Slovakia Beginning Research|Beginning Slovak Research]]  
 
*[[Slovakia Beginning Research|Beginning Slovak Research]]  
 
*[[Slovakia Determining a Place of Origin|Determining a Place of Origin in Slovakia]]  
 
*[[Slovakia Determining a Place of Origin|Determining a Place of Origin in Slovakia]]  
 
*[[Slovakia Finding Records of Your Ancestors|Finding Records of Your Slovak Ancestors]]  
 
*[[Slovakia Finding Records of Your Ancestors|Finding Records of Your Slovak Ancestors]]  
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*[[Slovakia Research Tips and Strategies|Research Strategies]]
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*[[Slovakia Accessing Slovak Vital Records|Accessing Slovak Vital Records]]
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<h3>Slovakia Research Tools</h3>
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Links to articles and websites that assist in Slovakia research.
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*[[Slovakia Letter Writing Guide|Letter Writing Guide]]
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*[[Slovakia Genealogical Word List|Slovakia Word List]]
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*[[Slovakia Websites|Slovakia Websites]]
 
*[http://www.jakubanyrecords.com Jakubany, Slovakia Church Records 1772-2004+]  
 
*[http://www.jakubanyrecords.com Jakubany, Slovakia Church Records 1772-2004+]  
*[[Slovakia Letter Writing Guide|Letter Writing Guide]]
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*[[Slovakia Reference Aids Overview at the Family History Library|Reference Aids Overview at the Family History Library]]
*[[Slovakia Reference Aids Overview at the Family History Library|Reference Aids Overview at the Family History Library]]  
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*[[Slovakia Websites|Websites]]
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*[[Slovakia Genealogical Word List|Word List]]
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{{Click|Image:Slovakia_ORP.png|Slovakia Online Genealogy Records}} [[File:Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg|link=Genealogy_Help_on_Facebook]]
  
Slovakia is a country in Central Europe bordering the Czech Republic and Austria to the west, Poland to the north, Ukraine to the east and Hungary to the south. To read more about Slovakia see [https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/lo.html The World Factbook]and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slovakia Wikipedia].
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==Slovakia Map==
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== Jurisdictions ==
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==Jurisdictions==
 
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There were 20 counties (county = stolica/župa) of the Kingdom of Hungary situated completely or partly in present-day Slovakia. After the creation of Czechoslovakia, they continued to exist till 1922. Read  
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Each region consists of districts (district = okres). There are currently 79 districts in Slovakia.  
 
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There were 20 counties (county = stolica/župa) of the Kingdom of Hungary situated completely or partly in present-day Slovakia. After the creation of Czechoslovakia, they continued to exist till 1922. Read [[Slovakia History|more...]]
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Since 2002, Slovakia is divided into 8 autonomous regions (region = kraj):  
 
Since 2002, Slovakia is divided into 8 autonomous regions (region = kraj):  
  
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*Bratislava Region (Bratislavský kraj)  
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*[[Bratislava Region (Bratislavský kraj)]]
 
*Trnava Region (Trnavský kraj)  
 
*Trnava Region (Trnavský kraj)  
 
*Trenčín Region (Trenčiansky kraj)  
 
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*Žilina Region (Žilinský kraj)  
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*[[Žilina Region (Žilinský kraj)]]
 
*Banská Bystrica Region (Banskobystrický kraj)  
 
*Banská Bystrica Region (Banskobystrický kraj)  
 
*Prešov Region (Prešovský kraj)  
 
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Each region consists of districts (district = okres). There are currently 79 districts in Slovakia.  
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==FamilySearch Resources==
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Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.
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*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
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*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?q=slovakia Learning Center] - Online genealogy courses
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/location/1927146?region=Slovakia Historical Records]
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*[https://familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator?c=slovakia Family History Center locator map]
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Slovakia became an independent state on January 1, 1993 when Czechoslovakia peacefully split into the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The area had been part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire until the end of the first world war when, in October 1918, the Czech lands of Austria (Bohemia, Moravia, and Austrian Silesia) joined with the Slovak and Ruthenian (Ukrainian) counties of Hungary to create the sovereign Republic of Czechoslovakia. The [[Carpathian Ruthenia|Ruthenian region]] had been taken into Ukraine in 1945.
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Latest revision as of 16:33, 25 July 2016

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Slovakia Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Slovakia Background
Ethnicity
Local Research Resources

Guide to Slovakia ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records.

Country Information

Slovakia is a sovereign state in Central Europe bordered by the Czech Republic, Austria, Poland, Ukraine, and Hungary. It Slovakia became an independent state on January 1, 1993 when Czechoslovakia peacefully split into the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The area had been part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire until the end of the First World War when, in October 1918, the Czech lands of Austria (Bohemia, Moravia, and Austrian Silesia) joined with the Slovak and Ruthenian (Ukrainian) counties of Hungary to create the sovereign Republic of Czechoslovakia. The official language is Slovak.[1]

Getting Started with Slovakia Research

Links to articles on getting started with Slovakia research.

Slovakia Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Slovakia research.


{{{link}}} Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg

Slovakia Map

Slovak historical borders.jpg Modern slovak regions.jpg

Jurisdictions

There were 20 counties (county = stolica/župa) of the Kingdom of Hungary situated completely or partly in present-day Slovakia. After the creation of Czechoslovakia, they continued to exist till 1922. Read Each region consists of districts (district = okres). There are currently 79 districts in Slovakia.

Since 2002, Slovakia is divided into 8 autonomous regions (region = kraj):

FamilySearch Resources

Janosikove diery.JPG

Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Slovakia," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slovakia, accessed 23 March 2016.