Apfeldorf (German)
Appeldorf (German)
Jabuka (Josephinische)
Almas (Hungarian)
Torontálalmás (Hungarian)
Jabuka (Јабука), Serbia (Official)

Village at a glance . . .


Jabuka is situated in the Pančevo municipality.

bullet Lookups Guide: Eve Brown - Ortssippenbuch from Apfeldorf, Banat 1767-1835/1851/1868, by Michael Adelhardt and Elfriede Adelhardt, geb. Kern - published in 2004 these are Cath. or Orthodox records.
bullet Genealogical Records - Church records available at LDS - FHC; Microfilm Nr. :  004  YU - Apfeldorf:  B. 1766-1835,  M. 1766-1868,  D 1767-1851
bullet Panczovaer District 1769-1772 Josephinische Landaufnahme - Map Section 138
bullet South Western Banat "Wholesale Murder" Jabuka
bullet Journey to Freedom 1850-1943 Part 1: (Family background):
Dautermann's of Obresch & Sklena's of Bohemia & Schwarzwald, Germany, Apfeldorf & Kupinovo 1944-1954
Part 2: Obresch to Camp Haid to America
bullet Apfeldorf Passenger Records  - David Dreyer's Banat Ship List
bullet Bonja/Bonea & Related Families
bullet Jabuka Web Site in Serbia: www.jabuka.org.yu
bullet The village currently has a Serb ethnic majority and its population was 6,312 in the 2002 census.
bullet Name Jabuka means "apple" in Serbian. The Hungarian and German names for the village have same meaning. In Hungarian, the village was known as Torontálalmás (Alma means "apple" in Hungarian) and in German as Apfeldorf ("Apple village"). The German population called the village Jabuka, named after a former destroyed village founded by Slavic fishermen; it was named Apfeldorf when the German army occupied the area in World War II.



Apfeldorf Town Plan

Jabuka (Apfeldorf) Banat
by Michael Adelhardt and Elfriede Adelhardt, geb. Kern - published in 2004 these are Cath. or Orthodox records.



Last updated: 13 Jan 2011

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Torontál county was located in the Banat region. It shared borders with the Kingdom of Serbia and the Hungarian counties Szerém, Bács-Bodrog, Csongrád, Csanád, Arad and Temes (the first county was part of Croatia-Slavonia). The river Danube formed its southern border, the river Tisza its western border, and the river Maros its northern border.

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Alt vechi/veche O Old
burg cetate var burg
Deutsch German nemet(s) German
dorf sat falva village
gross mare nagy large
haus casa haza house
klein mic(a) kis small
neu nou/noua uj new
sankt sin/san szent saint

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