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Re: Guilvaz/Gilwas/Djulwes/Julaves; Slovonia - Gimbel and Weyer
Posted by: Jerry Choinska (ID *****4278) Date: February 10, 2008 at 16:15:46
In Reply to: Re: Gyulvez - Gimbel and Weyer by Zlatica Beca of 4366

Zltica is right. But Guilvaz, population about 1400 had other names and was about 30% German-Austrian. Hungarian
name was Torontalgyulvesz.Check "Djulwes"in LDS/Mormon recs
for films. Giulvaz, 20 miles SW of Temeswar, had a RR stat-
ion, postal code is 1939. Use <Shtetlseeker-towns>,(when it
is working), to get good map of the area- ZOOM in! I found a Miovac family that came from there, going to Roseau, Nor.
Minnesota. Johan/John was in Ancestry's WW I draft registra was spelled Julaves, not correct. The surname
Miovac was something else and I can't find any in Ellis Isl
or other landing posts...supposedly born in 1880's, arrived
in early 1900's. Again, Shtetlseeker & LDS on this & nearby
villages is the avenue to pursue!!! Many men came over to
dodge being drafted into Austro-Hung. Army.

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