Sathmar Village List
Sathmar (German), Satu-Mare (Romanian), Satmar(er) (Yugoslavian), Szátmar / Szatmárnémeti (Hungarian), Salaj (Hungarian Szilágy) and Szathmarium (Latin).  Sathmar is located today in the northwest corner of Romania, close to the borders with Hungary and the Ukraine. The center of settlement was GroßKarol (Romanian "Carei-Mare," Hungarian "Nagykároly). Szatmar County is now Satu Mare, Romania.  

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Last Updated: September 28, 2012
 

B  
  Batartsch (German)
Batarcz / Batarcs (Hungarian)
Bartarce /
Batarsch (Other)
Bătarci / Batarci, Romania (Official)

Bătarci [Rom], Batarcs [Hun], Batarsch [Yid]

  • A town in north-western Romania, in the county of Satu Mare County.
  • Postal Code: 447030
  Beschened (German)
Bescheneed (Hungarian)
Érdengeleg / Erdengeleg (Hungarian)
Kisdengeled (Hungarian)
Dindestiu Mic, Romania (Official)
  • A town in north-western Romania, in the county of Satu Mare County.
  Bildegg (German)
Krásznabéltek / Krasznabeltek (Hungarian)
Beltiug, Romania (Official)
  Burlescht (German)
Borlescht (German)
Burlafalu (Hungarian)
Barlafalu (Hungarian)
Burlesti (Other)
Burlesti, Romania (Official)
 
D  
  Darotz (German)
Királydaróc / Kiralydaroc (Hungarian)
Craidorolti (Other)
Craidorolt, Romania (Official)
 
E  
  Erdeed (German)
Erdőd / Erdod (Hungarian)
Ardud, Romania (Official)
  • A town in north-western Romania, in the county of Satu Mare.
  • Website: www.ardud.ro (RO)
F  
  Fienen (German)
Fina (German)
Fiena (German)
Mezöfény / Mezofeny (Hungarian)
Fény / Feny (Hungarian)
Foeni / Foieni, Romania (Official)
  • Guffart, Franz. 200-jähriges Jubiläum der Kirchen von Fienen (Manuscript). [200 year anniversary of the churches of Fienen]. Year, city and publisher unknown.
  • Szolomajer, Jozsef. Mezöfeny törtenete. Geschichte von Fienenfeld [History of Fienenfeld]. 1926, Carei, publisher unknown. 61 p.
  • Czumbill, Josef. Fienen - Meine unvergessliche Heimat im Gebiete Sathmar, Karol. 1975, Cleveland, Ohio, Classic Printing. 292 p. Library/Standort: IfA, Stuttgart
  • Guffart, Franz. Die Einwanderer nach Fienen und das Schicksal ihrer Nachkommen. [Settlers in Fienen and the fate of their descendants]. 1986, Leutkirchen, publisher unknown.
G  
  Gilwatsch / Gillwatsch (German)
Gilvács / Gilvacs (Hungarian)
Gilvácz / Gilvacz (Hungarian)
Ghilvaci, Romania (Official)
  Glashütte / Glashutte (German)
Zelestyehuta, Szelestyehuta (Hungarian)
Poiana Codrului Ujhuta (Other)
Zelestye
(Other)
Poiana Codrului, Romania (Hungarian)
 
  Großkarol (German)
Gross Karol
(German)
Karol
(German)
Nagykároly (Hungarian)
Carie Mare (Other)
Carie, Romania (Official)
  • Asztalos, György. Nagykaroly rt. varos törtenete 1848-ig. [Deutsch: Geschichte der Stadt Großkarol mit einem geordneten Magistrat bis 1848; English: History of the city Nagykaroly with an ordered city council until 1848]. 1892, Carei, publisher unknown. 267 p.

  • Gerczi, Koloman. Nagykaroly, Szatmar und ihre Umgebung. [English: Nagykaroly, Szatmar and area]. 1891, Vienna, publisher unknown. 46 p.

  Groß Tarna / Gross Tarna (German)
Nágytarna / Nagytarna (Hungarian)
Tirna Mare
(Other)
Tarna Mare
, Romania (Official)
  Großwardein / Grosswardein (German)
Nagyvárad / Nagyvarad (Hungarian)
Oradea, Romania (Official)
  • Oradea - the capital city in the Bihor County in Romania (North of Arad County)
  • Beautiful little church in the thermal springs health resort "Baile Felix" near Oradea in the East of Transylvania. The church was built entirely of wood (incl. wooden nails) in 1785 in the village of Brusturi and was twice taken apart and re-built in a different location. Video by Dan Stefan. Music: Byzantine orthodox music performed by "Artis Voice Quartet". Filmed at Easter 2008. www.youtube.com/watch?v=0_UB8I_kSE8
  • Video at YouTube: http://wn.com/Grosswardein 

 

H  
  Hamroth (German)
Hamrod (German)
Unterhamroth (German)
Homorod de Jos (Other)
Alsóhomoród / Alsohomorod (Hungarian)
Homorodul de Jos
, Romania (official)
  • Village Web Site: www.johann-mutter.de/hamroth/hamroth_index.htm (DE)
  • Village Photos: www.johann-mutter.de/hamroth/hamroth_galerie.php (DE)
  • Heimatbücher: Brendli, Stefan. Unsere Heimat: anderer und eigene Gedanken von unserer engeren und weiteren Heimat auf Erden; Geschichtliches über Hamroth (Sathmar, Rumänien) und die Hamrother in aller Welt. [Our homeland: others' and own thoughts about our immediate and wider homeland on earth; history of Hamroth (Sathmar, Romania) and the Hamrothers in the world]. 1973, Kanzach, privately printed; Bad Buchau, A. Sandmaier-Druck. 139 p.
J  
  Josefhausen (German)
Józsefháza / Jozsefhaza (Hungarian)
Josyphaza (Hungarian)
Josipháza / Josiphaza (Hungarian)
Josip (Other)
Iosapha (Other)
Iojib, Romania (Official)
 
K  
  Kalmandi (German)
Kalmanding (German)
Kálmánd  / Kalmánd (Hungarian)
C
ămin, Romania (Official) 
  Kaplau (German)
Kaplan
(German)
Kaplony
(Hungarian)
Kaplon
(Other)
Kapylon
(Other)
Căpleni
, Romania (Official)  
 
  Kapnik (German)
Kapnikbánya / Kapnikbanya (Hungarian)
Capnic, Romanian (Official) 
  Klein Sukunden (German)
Kisszokond (Hungarian)
Sukunden (Other)
Socondzel, Romanian (Official) 
 
  Kriegsdorf (German)
Hadad
(Hungarian)
Hodod, Romanian (Official) 
  • A comună of 3,209 inhabitants situated in the Satu Mare County, which also includes Hodod, Giurtelecu Hododului, Lelei and Nadişu Hododului villages.
  • The only Protestant Sathmar village was Hodod
  • Between 1744 and 1751 under the leadership of Baron Franz Wesselény was settled by 30 families from Baden-Durlach. Some 2,072 families in 32 communities were settled as farmers.
  • Village Web Site: http://kriegsdorf-hadad.de/
    English: http://kriegsdorf-hadad.de/index.php?lang=en
M  
  Madras (German)
Groß Madratz / Gross Madratz
 (German)
Madrasch
(German)
Nagymadarász / Nagymadarasz (Hungarian)
Madaráz / Madaraz  (Hungarian)
Madarász / Madarasz  (Hungarian)
Madaras, Romanian (Official) 
 
  Maitingen (German)
Groß Maitingen
/ Gross Maitingen (German)
Majtingen  (German)
Nagymajtény / Nagymajteny (Hungarian)
Moftinul Mare (Romanian)
Moftinu Mare
, Romania (Official)
  • Village Web Site: www.johann-mutter.de/maitingen/maitingen_index.htm
  • Werden und Vergehen der Sathmarer Schwabensiedlung Maitingen. [Development and disappearance of the Sathmar Swabian settlement of .....]. 1996, Dortmund, Johannes Hoffmann. 379 p. ISBN: 3-923293-52-6. (Veröffentlichungen der Forschungsstelle Ostmitteleuropa a.d. Universität Dortmund, Reihe B, Bd. 56). Includes names of original settlers as well as inhabitants in 1988. 54,-DM. Contact: Dr. Ernst Hauler, Dr.-Hellge-Str. 15, 94032 Passau.
  • Das 900 jährige Maitingen und seine 200 jährige Kirche. [900 years Maitingen and its 200 year old church]. 1994, Passau.
  Merken (German)
Mürk / Murk (German)
Merk (German)
Meerk, Merek, Merok, Mirek, Mirk (Other)
Mérk, Hungary (Official)
 
  Mittelstadt (German)
Mittelberg (German)
Felsöbánya / Felsobanya (Hungarian)
Baia Sprie, Romania (Official)

 

N  
  Nanten, Nanta, Nantü (German)
Nantü / Nantu (Hungarian)
Harez (Other)
Hurezu Mare, Romania (Official)
  Neupalota (German)
Újpalota / Ujpalota (Hungarian)
Palota, Romania (Official)
  Neustadt (German)
Frauenbach (German)
Nagybánya / Nagybanya (Hungarian)

Baia Mare, Romania (Official)

 

O  
  Oberwischau (German)
Felsóviso / Felsoviso
(Hungarian)
Viseu de Sus (Other)
Viseul de Sus, Romania (Official)
 
P  
  Petrifeld (German)
Petri
(German)
Mezópetri / Mezopetri (Hungarian)
Petresti, Romania (Official)
S  
  Sagas (German)
Szakasz (Hungarian)
Ratesti, Romania (Official)

 

  Saiten (German)
Saita (German)

Zahta, Zahtha, Zaytha (Other)
Zaita, Hungary (Official)
  Santa (German)
Tasnád Szántó
/ Tasnad Szanto (Hungarian)
Santau, Romania (Official)

 

  Sathmar (German)
Zoutmarkt
(German)
Salzmarkt (German)
Szatmárnémeti / Szatmarnemeti / Zatmarnemeti
(Hungarian)
Sothmar (Other)
Satu Mare, Romania (Official)
  • Nagy, S. Szatmarnemeti szkv. egyhazi es polgari törtenete. [Kirchengeschichte und zivile bürgerliche Geschichte der kgl. Freistadt Salzmarkt] - [Church history and civilian history of the royal free city of Salzmarkt]. Vol. 1, 1860; Vol. 2, 1861. Publisher unknown.
  • Schmied, Stefan. Heimatbuch der Sathmarer Schwaben. [Heritage book of the Sathmar Swabians]. 1952, Wangen/A, St. Josephs-Druckerei. 118 p. Library/Standort: IfA, Stuttgart
  • Schmied, Stefan, Franz Einholz. Sathmar. Heimatbuch der Sathmarschwaben. [Sathmar. Heritage book of the Sathmar Swabians]. 1952, Stockach, A. Stähle-Druck. 116 p.
  • Images
  Schamagosch (German)
Csomaköz
/ Csomakoz (Hungarian)
Ciumesti, Romania (Official)

 

  Schandra (German)
Schandern (German)
Sándorfalu / Schöntal, (Hungarian)
Sándorfalva / Sandorfalva (Hungarian)
Krasznasándorfalu
/ Krasznasandorfalu
(Hungarian)
Sindresti (Other)
Sandra, Romania (Official)

 

  Scheindorf (German)
Szinfalu (Hungarian)
Sai, Romania (Official)
  Schöntal / Schontal (German)
Schinal (German)
Csanálos
/ Csanalos (Hungarian)
Urziceni, Romania (Official)
  Sigeth (German)
Siget (German)
Marmaroschsiget
(German)
Máramarossziget
(Hungarian)
Sighetul Marmației (Romanian)
Sighetu Marmatiei, Romania (Official)
  • Located in Maramureş County near the Iza River, in north-western Romania.
  • In the 1950s and 1960s, after the establishment of the Romanian communist regime, the Securitate ran the Sighet prison as a place for political repression of public figures who had been declared "class enemies" — the most prominent of these was the former prime minister Iuliu Maniu (who died there in 1953). The former prison is now a museum, part of the Memorial for the Victims of Communism.

 

  Stanislau (German)
Szaniszló
/ Szaniszlo (Hungarian)
Zaniszló (Hungarian)
Stanaslau (Other)
Sanislau, Romania (Official)

 

  Sukunden (German)
Groß Sukunden / Gross Sukunden (German)
Sukunda (German)
Nagyszokond
(Hungarian)
Socond Mare (Other)
Socond, Romania (Official)

 

T  
  Terebesch (German)
Terbesch
(German)
Terbescht (German)
Krásznaterebes
/ Krasznaterebes (Hungarian)
Terebesti, Romania (Official)
  • Hauler, Ernst. Die sathmarschwäbische Gemeinschaft Terebesch - ihr Leben mit Rumänien. [The Sathmar-Swabian community of ...... - life with Rumania]. 1995, München, Donauschwäbische Kulturstiftung. 121 p. ISBN 3-926276-25-8.
  Terem (German)
Wiesenfeld (German)
Mezóterem
/ Mezoterem (Hungarian)
Tiream, Romania (Official)
  Trestenburg (German)
Trestenberg (German)
Trestendorf (German)
Taschnad (German)
Tasnád (Hungarian)
Tasnad, Romania (Official)
 
  Turterbesch (German)
Turterebesch (German)
Túrterebes / Turterebes (Hungarian)
Turulung, Romania (Official)
W  
  Wahlei (German)
Wahlein (German)
Wallei (German)
Vale, Waley, Valay, Walay, Galay, Valaj
Wallei
(Hungarian)
Vállaj / Vallaj
, Hungary (official) (Hungarian),
 
  Waroli (German)
Leuchtenburg (German)
Sinburg (German)
Szinérváralja
/ Szinervaralja (Hungarian)
Seini, Romania (Official)

 

Z  

 

Zillenmarkt (German)
Waltenberg (German)
Zilah (Hungarian)
Zalau, Romania (Official)
 
Reference List:

Village data submitted to DVHH.org by Researchers and Volunteers.

Regenyi, Isabella & Scherer, Anton "Donauschwabisches Ortsnamenbuch," (name and location of towns). Published by the AkdFF, Darmstadt, Germany. 1987.

Auslander, Jordan "Genealogical Gazetteer of the Kingdom of Hungary." Published by Avotaynu, 2005.

wikipedia.org

Village List researched and compiled by Jody McKim, 2008

For corrections, additions and links to our Sathmar Village List, provide all known name variants to Jody McKim.

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Scheindorf Church Records are available at:
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