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Submitted by Barrie Lynn Karp, PhD

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Category: Translation - Hungarian
Approval Date: 3/17/2019 4:40 PM
Family Surname: WEISZ
Country: Hungary
Town: Munkacs
Date of Image: 1886
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Please translate line 48 to English (birth of Juda WEISZ). AND: male or female? Seeking parents Hers WEISZ & Chaya, & any information about them, including the mother's maiden name. Birth 1886 in Munkacs, Hungary.

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3/17/2019 8:34 PM Hello Barrie,

1886 Birth Registry
#48
Juda - boy, born on May 14th, illegitimate

Father - Hers Weisz, born in St. Miklos, charterer/tenant

Mother - Chaje Weisz, born in Klacsano

Place of Birth - Plaszkanfalva

Midwife - Maria Goge

Circumcized by - Mihaly Weisz, a charterer/tenant from Reszede(?)/Repede(?) on May 21st

Koma - the Jewish male honored with holding the baby during circumcision - Jakab Neuman from R. Breszto

Notation: Hers Weisz personally acknowledged that he was definitely the child's father.

***Sorry that I cannot zero in on the occupation more exactly than charterer or tenant. You might want to check the Internet for that information, searching Hungary in the 1880s (plus or minus)....Jo

3/18/2019 8:40 AM Additionally, the child is male, and illegitimate. Hers Weisz acknowledged being the natural father.

The occupation in the case of the father and the circumciser is "tenant"

3/18/2019 3:26 PM 48. Juda, May 14, male, illegitimate
Father: Hers Weisz, born in Sz. Miklós, renter
Mother: Chaje Weisz, born in Klacsanó
Residence: Plaszkánfalva
Midwife: Maria Göge
Circumciser: Mihály Weisz, renter, in Repede
Date of circumcision: May 21
Sponsor/witness: Jakob Neuman in K. Bresztó
Hers Weisz personally acknowledged that he is the child's natural father

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"Natural" as opposed to "legal", i.e. the tickmark is correctly in the illegitimate column.

Szent-Miklós: Chynadiievo, Ukraine
Klacsanó: Kliachanove
Ploszkánfalva: this shows up in the early gazetteers as being near Ploszkó (later Dombostelek, now Ploske, Ukraine), but I can't get the map to cough it up under any name, and it's missing from the later gazetteers.
K. Bresztó: Ormód was formerly Nagy-Bresztó, which implies there was a Kis-Bresztó somewhere nearby at some point, but I'm not finding it on the map or in the gazetteers.

The occupation is most likely "land-renter", i.e. farmer not on his own land.
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