Friday, February 10, 2012

Genealogy Find Of The Day: Baptism of My Great-Grand-Uncle, Albert Dudash

For a while now, I've been doing the blogging theme of "FamilySearch Find Of The Day", highlighting new finds I stumble upon and discover for my family tree. I came across a great find today on and I came to the conclusion I could change the title of my theme: Genealogy Find Of The Day.

Today's "Genealogy Find Of The Day" highlights the baptism record of my great-grand-uncle, Albert Dudash. He was married to my great-grandfather's sister, Elizabeth "Betty Gombash". Below is an extract and image of the record:

First Hungarian Reformed Church, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

Entry Number: 96
Date of Birth: 01 November 1908
Date of Baptism: 07 November 1908
Name of Child: Albert
Gender: Male
Legitimacy: Legitimate
Father: Dudás György, csömöri szül. (born in Csömör), ref. (Reformed), bányász (miner)
Mother: Diószeghy Juliánna
Residence: Whitsett, Pa
Sponsor: Fazekas István
Sponsor: Bóczán Jánosné (Mrs. János) szül. (born) Gyüre Erzsébet
Priest: Kalassay Sándor

Wednesday, February 08, 2012

FamilySearch Find Of The Day: Zsa Zsa Gabor's Maternal Aunt

Today while browsing through the Budapest marriage records in district VIII, I stumbled upon the marriage record for one of Zsa Zsa Gabor's maternal aunts: Rozália Tillemann.

Zsa Zsa Gabor was the daughter of Vilmos Gábor and Jancsi Tillemann, a family of Jewish origin who are from Budapest, Hungary. Below you'll find the document and extract of Jancsi Tillemann's sister's marriage in 1923. You'll notice that Zsa Zsa's father was actually a witness to the marriage!

Entry: 1334
Place of Marriage: Budapest, District VIII
Date of Marriage: 07 October 1923

Groom: Rein Manó
Occupation: nagykereskedő (wholesaler)
Religion: Izr. (Izraelita; Jewish)
Place of Birth: Budapest
Date of Birth: 26 October 1895
Residence: Budapest District VIII, Ér street 2
Father: Rein Schnierl
Mother: Marcusson Breine

Bride: Tillemann Rozália, elvált (divorced)
Religion: Izr. (Izraelita; Jewish)
Place of Birth: Budapest
Date of Birth: 05 October 1898
Father: deceased Tillemann Jóna (Jósza) Hersch
Mother: Reinharcz Chave Feige

Witness: Heltai Simon, Budapest District VI, Rózsa street 71
Witness: Gábor Vilmos, Budapest District IV, Muzeum boulevard 31