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(Petőszinye, Abauj-Torna, Austria-Hungary)

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Svinica, Košice, Slovakia - Present day Slovakia showing Svinica and Vysna Kamenica. Svinica was Petőszinye in Austria-Hungary and Vysna Kamenica was Felső Kemence (or Kemencze).

From: www.cisarik.com/ village-0540.html
OLD NAMES of the village(town): 1773 Szinye, Swinitz, Swinicza, 1786 Sinye, Swinicza, 1808 Szinye, Swinica, 1863–1913 Petőszinye, 1920– Svinica

From Wikipedia: Svinica (German: Swinitz; Hungarian: Petőszinye) (1276 Zyna, 1369 Scwynycza, 1427 Szyna, 1430 Zwynne) is a village and municipality in Košice-okolie District in the Kosice Region of eastern Slovakia. In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1276 as belonging to paladin Omodey, lords of Füzér Castle. In the XIII century it belonged to Perényi family and it began an important market place. In 1772 it passed to Szerencsy family. The village lies at an altitude of 250 metres and covers an area of 27.106 km². The municipality has a population of about 815 people.



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2023 - Here's a list of places to go and things to do in Svinica and its surrounding areas:
Svinica Village: Start your journey by exploring the quaint village of Svinica itself. Take a leisurely stroll through the narrow streets, admire the traditional Slovakian architecture, and interact with the friendly locals. You'll get a taste of authentic Slovakian rural life.

St. Michael's Church: Visit the beautiful St. Michael's Church, which is a prominent landmark in Svinica. This historic church features stunning Gothic architecture and provides insight into the religious history of the region.

Hiking and Nature Walks: Svinica is surrounded by picturesque countryside and rolling hills. Lace up your hiking boots and embark on a nature walk or hike through the scenic landscapes. The fresh air, lush greenery, and serene atmosphere make it a perfect destination for outdoor enthusiasts.

Košice: Svinica is conveniently located near the city of Košice, which is the second-largest city in Slovakia. Spend a day exploring Košice's historic Old Town, visit St. Elisabeth... Read MORE...

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male ancestorGeorge (György) TOMKO (23 September 1867, Svinica, Košice, Slovakia (Petőszinye, Abauj-Torna, Austria-Hungary) - , )
photo of Elizabeth (Alzbeta) (Erzsébet) TOMKOElizabeth (Alzbeta) (Erzsébet) TOMKO (July 1868, Svinica, Košice, Slovakia (Petőszinye, Abauj-Torna, Austria-Hungary) - 11 February 1946, Thompson, Connecticut, USA (North Grosvenordale) (Quinebaug) (Fabyan) (Mechanicsville))
female ancestorMária BULYKO (26 January 1869, Svinica, Košice, Slovakia (Petőszinye, Abauj-Torna, Austria-Hungary) - , )
female ancestorAnna RÁKOSI (15 April 1869, Svinica, Košice, Slovakia (Petőszinye, Abauj-Torna, Austria-Hungary) - , )
female ancestorBorbála CSIDER (15 May 1869, Svinica, Košice, Slovakia (Petőszinye, Abauj-Torna, Austria-Hungary) - , )
male ancestorGyörgy KOVÁCS (25 November 1869, Svinica, Košice, Slovakia (Petőszinye, Abauj-Torna, Austria-Hungary) - , )
male ancestorGyörgy UHARCSÁK (23 March 1869, Svinica, Košice, Slovakia (Petőszinye, Abauj-Torna, Austria-Hungary) - , )
female ancestorBorbála VÁMOS (24 June 1870, Svinica, Košice, Slovakia (Petőszinye, Abauj-Torna, Austria-Hungary) - , )
male ancestorAndrás TOMKO (5 June 1870, Svinica, Košice, Slovakia (Petőszinye, Abauj-Torna, Austria-Hungary) - 2 June 1872, Svinica, Košice, Slovakia (Petőszinye, Abauj-Torna, Austria-Hungary))

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