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Grandfather Slovakian Origin

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Grandfather Slovakian Origin

Posted: 18 Jul 2012 10:22AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Safko, Szmar, Czmar, Smar
Janos Czmar (Szmar) arrived NYC on Carpathia, Nov. 13, 1905, traveled with father. Ships Manifest identifies him as Jamos Czinovo (?), but the age, destination and same ship and dates confirm his identity (item 11.) His last residence, assuming it was his Slovakian home is handwritten and hard to decipher, but is something like " Galyvitz ." I found no current listing of a Slovakian town resembling this. I believe the region to be Presov or Kosice. Can anyone help me with this? Thanks.

K. Safko
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elkriverken 18 Jul 2012 4:22PM GMT 
Robert Jerin 19 Jul 2012 1:29AM GMT 
elkriverken 19 Jul 2012 2:35AM GMT 
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