Jarabina

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Jarabina (Rusyn: Орябина, Oriabyna; Hungarian: Berkenyéd) is a village and municipality in Stará Ľubovňa District in the Prešov Region of northern Slovakia.

U.S. Marine Michael Strank, Flag Raiser at Iwo Jima, was born here.

History[edit]

In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1329.

Geography[edit]

The municipality lies at an altitude of 587 metres and covers an area of 22.896 km². It has a population of about 844 people.

Genealogical resources[edit]

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

  • Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1852-1927 (parish B)
  • Greek Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1789-1929 (parish A)

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Coordinates: 49°20′N 20°40′E / 49.333°N 20.667°E / 49.333; 20.667