Slovakia genealogist/guide

By Ronald Reed
This item appears on page 31 of the March 2014 issue.
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To make use of our genealogy research and visit the four villages where my wife’s ancestors lived, my wife, Claire, and I followed up a Bucharest-to-Budapest river cruise with a visit to Košice, Slovakia, May 14-15, 2013.

The research was done by the genealogist Michal Razus (Slovak Ancestry, Magurska 5, 08001 Presov, Slovakia; phone +421 918 328 322 or email michal.razus@gmail.com), who completed the work in one day. He did a thorough job, and we decided to retain him as our guide for visiting the villages.

It was a great tour (9 a.m.-6 p.m.) at only $323, with Michal providing the car and a history lesson en route. We bought his lunch. We learned a lot and thoroughly enjoyed the trip, seeing a lot of the beautiful country in one day.

During our visit, Claire met a second cousin, who led us to the cemetery where most of Claire’s father’s ancestors were buried.

We discovered Michal through Helen Cincebeaux, editor of the quarterly magazine Slovakia (Rochester, NY).

RONALD REED

Melbourne, FL

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To make use of our genealogy research and visit the four villages where my wife’s ancestors lived, my wife, Claire, and I followed up a Bucharest-to-Budapest river cruise with a visit to Košice, Slovakia, May 14-15, 2013.

The research was done by the genealogist Michal Razus (Slovak Ancestry, Magurska 5, 08001 Presov, Slovakia; phone +421 918 328 322 or email michal.razus@gmail.com), who completed the work in one day. He did a thorough job, and we decided to retain him as our guide for visiting the villages.

It was a great tour (9 a.m.-6 p.m.) at only $323, with Michal providing the car and a history lesson en route. We bought his lunch. We learned a lot and thoroughly enjoyed the trip, seeing a lot of the beautiful country in one day.

During our visit, Claire met a second cousin, who led us to the cemetery where most of Claire’s father’s ancestors were buried.

We discovered Michal through Helen Cincebeaux, editor of the quarterly magazine Slovakia (Rochester, NY).

RONALD REED

Melbourne, FL