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Re: calling all Penzeniks

Posted: 1357930324000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1357930682000
Hamlet size Smolohovytsia=Смологовиця still exists as one of the cluster villages of Chornyj Potik. The others are Krajnya Martynka, Lokotte (prononced LO-KOTTE), and Pidhirne. Total population is 1,013 (369 in Smolohovytsia). They all share the same post ofc and village administration. Your ancestral hamlet was founded originally as a Czech village in appx 1600.

At turn of century when your Immigrant ancestor was emigrating this was Kisabranka > Felvidek jaras/district (Komlos was district seat)> Bereg megye/county > Kingdom of Hungary, Austro-Hungarian Empire. At that time it consisted of 192 residents, predominantly Rusyn. The filial Greek Catholic Parish was in Nagyabranka and the filial RC Parish was in Schonborn. The filial Jewish kahal was in Bilke.

In 1954 Viktor M. Pynsenyk was born in selo/village Smolohovytsia. He went on to study Economics at Lviv University. He received high degrees there and later became both Finance Minister and Deputy Prime Minister under Presidents Kravchuk and Yevtyshenko.
I apologize, but my time is limited. I am expecting company for New Year (January 14th) and have much to do. Will get back ASAP w/all the how-to research and should be able to check if you might have surviving relatives there, which I suspect you do.
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