Chanava

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Rimavská Sobota District in the Banská Bystrica region

Chanava (earlier Hanava, Hanva; Hungarian: Hanva) is a village and municipality in the Rimavská Sobota District of the Banská Bystrica Region of southern Slovakia.

History[edit]

In historical records, the village was first mentioned in 1266 as Honua (1295 Hanua) as property of a monastery. In the 15th century it was the seat of the local noble family "Hanva", since the mid-16th century the "Hanvay", later on the "Darvasy" etc.

Genealogical resources[edit]

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

Slovakia"

  • Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1789-1896 (parish B)
  • Reformated church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1740-1896 (parish A)

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Coordinates: 48°20′N 20°18′E / 48.333°N 20.300°E / 48.333; 20.300