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Transylvania Ancestry

For those researching Transylvanian roots. Throughout the history of the region it has been considered part of Romania and Hungary, as well as the Austrian-Hungarian, Ottoman, and Roman Empires.

Members: 6
Latest Activity: Feb 26, 2022

About the Group

Depending upon what year it was, your ancestors may have considered themselves from Hungary or Romania. However, they came from one of the 16 counties that make up present-day Transylvania:
* Alba
* Arad
* Bihor
* Bistriţa-Năsăud
* Braşov
* Caraş-Severin
* Cluj
* Covasna
* Harghita
* Hunedoara
* Maramureş
* Mureş
* Sălaj
* Satu Mare
* Sibiu
* Timiş

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Immigrants from Geramny

Started by Esther Marie Katonak Wallace Feb 26, 2022. 0 Replies

I was told that TWO of my Geller family moved from Germany to Transylvania probably in the 1600s , but haven't known where to look.  They do show up in mid Hungary in the early 1700s, but don't know…Continue

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