Bačkovík

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Košice-okolie District in the Košice Region

Bačkovík (1323 Bagak, 1427 Nagybagyok, Nagybadoch, 1430 Nogh Bagh, Kysbagh) (German: Batschkowig; Hungarian: Bátyok) is a village and municipality in Košice-okolie District in the Košice Region of Slovakia.

History[edit]

Historically, the village was first mentioned in 1329as Sztancsóy (Stančov) feudatories’ property. After, in the order, it belonged to Perényi (1427), Zombory (18th century), Desseffwy and Bocskay noble families.

Geography[edit]

The village lies at an altitude of 269 metres and covers an area of 4.18 km2 (1.61 sq mi). It has a population of about 400 people.

Genealogical resources[edit]

The records for genealogical research are available at the state archive "Statny Archiv in Kosice, Slovakia"

  • Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1755-1895
  • Greek Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1788-1906
  • Lutheran church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1775-1895
  • Census records 1869 of Backovik are available at the state archive.

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Coordinates: 48°47′N 21°26′E / 48.783°N 21.433°E / 48.783; 21.433