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Georgius Gdovin (abt. 1832)

Georgius Gdovin
Born about in Nagy Folkmar, Szepes County, Kingdom of Hungarymap
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This biography was first created by a GEDCOM import.[1] and edited by Keith Riggle.

Name: Georgius Gdovin (the Latin form of George). [2] [3] [4] AKA Juraj Gdovin (the Slovak form of George). AKA George Gdovin. [3] AKA George Golavin (a mis-reading of the census entry). [5] AKA György Gdovin (the Hungarian form of George). [6]

Born 1832 Nagy Folkmar, Szepes County, Kingdom of Hungary. [6] Note: Nagy Folkmar is a former name for Veľký Folkmar, in the district of Gelnica, Košice Region, Slovakia

Religion: Roman Catholic. [2] [6]

Residence 26 DEC 1876. Nagy Folkmar, Szepes County, Kingdom of Hungary. [2] 4 JAN 1870. Nagy Folkmar, Szepes County, Kingdom of Hungary. [6]

Occupation: Farm laborer. 1870 Nagy Folkmar, Szepes County, Kingdom of Hungary. [6]


"The surname Gdovin comes from the word gdova, which in Eastern Slovak language means widow, or vdova in standard Slovak language. In some cases, this surname changed to Dovin." From a book on Slovak surnames Source: Vladimir Bohinc, "Re: Gdovin," Slovak-Roots discussion list, 29 Apr 2004, http:/, accessed 18 Apr 2013

See notes for his father, György Gdovin.


  1. Gdovin-5 was created by Jeffry Gardner through the import of GEDCOM _ smaller 3.ged on Nov 16, 2015
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Source: #S617 entry for Georgius Gdovin, 1876, FHL film number1739209, image 159,; citing p. 51, entry 139, State Regional Archive of Presov, Slovakia. Original data: Rímsko-katolícka cirkev. Farský úrad Jaklovce (Gelnica) (Gelnica) (Main Author), Cirkevná matrika, 1716-1934 (Roman Catholic parish registers)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Source: #S623 entry for Mary Lork and George Gdovin, FHL film number 927551, digital folder, 4266156, image 442, citing Jefferson County, Pennsylvania, Register and Recorder, Marriage License Docket, Vol. II, p. 209, certificate number 3024 Link:
  4. Source: #S1240 death certificate 38732, 1919, George Gdovin, Vermillion County Link:
  5. Source: #S622 entry for Mary Lork and George Golavin,, citing FHL microfilm 927551
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 Source: #S1133 Szepes > Nagy-Folkmár (Veľký Folkmár) > images 46-48 of 189 for György Gdovin household Link:
  • Source: X9 Record ID Number: MH:S4 Title: FamilySearch Family Tree Publication: MyHeritage Note: The FamilySearch Family Tree is published by MyHeritage under license from FamilySearch International, the largest genealogy organization in the world. FamilySearch is a nonprofit organization sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon Church). Page: Note: Event: Record Role: 40001:263843004: Data: Text:

    Georgius Gdovin
    Gender: Male
    Birth: Between 1839 and 1841
    Wife: Anna Klein
    Child: George Thomas Gdovin Sr.

  • Source: S1133 1869 Hungary Census Publication: Name: Bytča, Banská Bystrica, and Nitra, Slovakia, Regional Archives., online database and digital images;
  • Source: S1240 Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011 Publication: Name: Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2015; NOTE<p>Indiana State Board of Health. Death Certificates, 1900–2011. Microfilm. Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indianapolis, Indiana.</p>
  • Source: S617 Slovakia, Church and Synagogue Books, 1592-1935 Publication: Name:, Online database, 2019;
  • Source: S622 Pennsylvania, Marriages, 1709-1940, Index Publication: Name:, Online database, 2013;
  • Source: S623 Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950 Publication: Name:, Digital images, 2013;

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