Dolná Strehová

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Veľký Krtíš District in the Banská Bystrica region

Dolná Strehová (Hungarian: Alsósztregova) is a village and municipality in the Veľký Krtíš District of the Banská Bystrica Region of southern Slovakia.

Etmymology

The name comes from Slavic strъg-, strěg-: to watch, to guard.[1] 1245 de villa Stregowa, 1250 Stregoa, 1310 de Strigua, 1349 poss. Stregoua, 1393 Ztregua, 1461 Stregwa, 1487 Ztrehowa, 1808 sk. Dolnj Střehowá, hu. Asló-Sztregova and sk. Hornj Střehowá, hu. Felső-Sztregova.[1]

History

The village belonged to many feudatory families. In 1534 it passed to Levice town. In the 18th century it belonged to the Esterházy family. From 1939 to 1944 it belonged to Hungary.

Genealogical resources

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

  • Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1811-1899 (parish A)
  • Lutheran church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1815-1897 (parish A)

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Varsik, Branislav (1990). Slovanské (slovenské) názvy riek na Slovensku a ich prevzatie Maďarmi v 10.-12. storočí (in Slovak). Bratislava: Slovenská akadémia vied. pp. 69–70. ISBN 80-224-0163-3.

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Coordinates: 48°15′N 19°30′E / 48.250°N 19.500°E / 48.250; 19.500