Zichydorf (German)
Veliko Plandiste (German)
Zichyháza (Hungarian)
Zichifalva (Hungarian)
Zichyfalva (Hungarian)
Zičifalva (Hungarian)
Mormintyé (Hungarian)
Mariolana (Serbian)
Ziča Selo (Serbian)
Zici Selo (Serbian)
Veliko Plandiste (Serbian)
Plandiste, Serbia (Official)
Village Coordinator:
John E. Busch

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A Municipality of South Banat


DVHH Village Coordinator: John E. Busch


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Lookups Guide: John E. Busch or Linda Klewinowski - History of the Village of Zichydorf, Johann Achtzener-Translation by Elisabeth Grob-Hugel. 1787-1924.


Lookups Guide: John E. Busch or Linda Klewinowski- Familienbuch of the parish of Zichydorf 1787-1945 C-D Church films. C-D Abt. 2005  Created by Lazslo Rudolph


Passenger Records - David Dreyer's Banat Ship List


Geschichte der Gemeinde Zichydorf, 1957


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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Village prefix & suffix translations

Ger. Rom.
or Ser.
Hun. Eng.
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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Finding Vital 1796-1945 Data Regarding German and Hungarian Ancestors of Banat(ska) Topola and Novo Selo, Plus an Exposé About the Local 1945-1946 Internment Camp
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By Jacob Steigerwald - The publication should also be of particular interest to descendants of Danube Swabians who have been wondering about actual procedures that Tito?s partisans employed in wiping out the ethnic group. In a variety of ways, my account also has relevance regarding criminal actions against indigenous Germans elsewhere in the country, from 1944 until 1948. [16 Nov 2009]

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