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bzelei: Zelei surname
I am looking for information about the Hungarian surname ZELEI. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks! Beth
20/07/2004, 01:01:45
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Zlatica : Re: Zelei surname
Beth,

You need to locate a name of a town in order to proceed with the research.

www.rat.de/kuijsten/navigator
http://vivisimo.com
www.google.com
www.imrehun.com
Hungary's phone site is at :
www.matav.hu/english/index.html
There were 38 ZELEIs and 3 ZELEYs that passed thru Ellis Island. You might want to take a look at those manifests.
20/07/2004, 02:14:10
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bzelei: Re: Zelei surname
My grandparents (Zelei) emigrated to the United States in 1922 by way of Ellis Island. They came from a town in Hungary called Mvzokovesd (spelling may not be quite right) I have no information about their life in Hungary before they came to the United States, any help would be appreciated. Thanks, Beth
21/07/2004, 06:03:08
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bzelei: Re: Zelei surname
Sorry, the correct spelling of the town is Mezokovesd and the name of the county it's in is Borsod-Abauj-Zemplen.
beth
21/07/2004, 06:23:11
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Zlatica : Re: Zelei surname
Beth

The LDS-Mormons (Family History Center) website is listing Roman Catholic and Jewish records of Mezokovesd. You can order the films and gather ancestral information.
www.bmi.net/jjaso to familiarize yourself with church wording.
The old 1910 Hungarian megye map is at :
http://lazarus.elte.hu/hun/maps/1910
www.mezokovesd.hu
To locate people, that were from same village, coming thru Ellis Island use : www.stevemorse.org
21/07/2004, 06:41:29
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bzelei: Re: Zelei surname
Thank You !
21/07/2004, 13:14:36
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sharica: Re: Zelei surname
Hi There..
My surname was zelei before i got married.. my father sandor zelei came to the uk during the uprising in 1956..

Sharon...xxx
19/08/2004, 01:11:24
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bzelei: Re: Zelei surname
Hi Sharon, thanks for writing! I've come across your father's name before while researching my grandparents' journey from Hungary to the United States. Most of my family left Hungary between 1921-1932.
Beth
20/08/2004, 02:50:48
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csiki: Re: Zelei surname
Hi Beth !

I have relatives near to Mezokovesd (village called Negyes). There are living Zelei's even now. I collected from Ellis Island database the persons called Zelei, who emigrated from Mezokovesd, Negyes, Poroszlo between 1903-1924. Your e-mail addres isn't public (not added) therefore write me. Probably I can help you looking for relatives at that region (Borsod)
14/09/2004, 00:44:39
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Diablo: fórum:)
Hello!I am ZELEI I live in Onga HUNGARY.
28/10/2004, 20:38:19
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Zelei Tünde: Re: Zelei surname
18/11/2004, 09:48:46
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Zelei Tünde: Re: Zelei surname
Hellóka! Én is is Zelei Vagűyok és Magyarországon élek.
18/11/2004, 09:56:01
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Dyna: hi
Hello Beth!
We are live in Hungary in a city called Miskolc.This is about 50km far away Mezőkövesd.Our family my come from here,too.My reletive,my grandgrandfather Mihály Zelei imigrate to America at the 1920years.He left his familiy in Hungary.His sons József and István and his daughter Anna.József was my grandfather.Please write, if you know any information about the family Zelei.
18/11/2004, 21:20:42
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bzelei: Re: hi
Hi Dyna, thanks for writing. I have seen your great-grandfather's name (Mihaly Zelei) in the Ellis Island immigration records. Did your grandfather Jozsef also come to America? I have a record of a Jozsef Zelei who came to America in 1914 to live in a town that is very close to where I live now. It is also the same town where my grandparents lived when they came to America after they left Hungary. Beth
19/11/2004, 04:19:59
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Dyna
Hello Beth, thanks for writing.
I've spoken with my father(József Zelei 80 years), his grandfather could be Mihály Zelei(who imigrated to America in 1914)
If my knowlwdge is right the emigrant Mihály Zelei travelled to America with his brother József.Later József come back to Hungary.
If I am right,Mihály Zelei lived in the first times in Ohio. There is an other thing, that I have heard from my father, that Mihály Zelei was a very good accordion player.
Could you tell me where in this Ellis Island, because I haven't heard about it before.Dyna
19/11/2004, 20:57:48
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bzelei
Dyna, Write to me at my home email address, yours isn't public in the forum so I can't write to you. Click on the word profile by my name and it will show you my email address. I can send you a copy of the Ellis Island records And explain what they are if you would like. Beth
20/11/2004, 23:46:53
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Dyna
Hi!I tried to write to your home email address, but it isn't public.I took my email address public in the forum, so you can write here.I am very interested in the things you have mentioned.It would be grateful if we can find anything...So write if you would like.Dyna
01/12/2004, 20:09:36
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Pócsi Zsolt: Re: Zelei surname
Dear Beth.

My name is Zsolt, live in hungary.
I making my familytree 15 year.
My great-grandfather was Sándor /Alexander/ Karsai.
Our father is János /John / Zsoldos, mather is Maria Karsai.
They are can't married.
John Zsoldos wife is Terézia /Thereza/ Zelei, who was.r.katolic.

Zsolt.
02/12/2004, 16:12:47
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bzelei: Re: Zelei surname
Hi Zsolt,
The only information I know about Terezia Zelei is this: she lived in Mazokowisa Hungary then left and came to America with her mother Josefini on August 18,1913. She was still just a baby when she came to America, only 11 months old.
I don't know anything about her when she was older. I hope this helps you.
Beth
04/12/2004, 17:22:22
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pásztói
A mezőkövesdi Zelei családok adatai érdekelnének.
üdv. Kriston Péter, Pásztó
10/02/2005, 11:21:33
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Zelei Lajos: Mezőkövesdi
Üdvözletem én tudok egy pár dolgot a Mezőkövesdi Zeleiekről.
A nagyapám Zelei Lajos, és az édesapám Zelei Lajos onnan költöztek el Szolnokra. Nagyapám sajnos már nem él édesapám és mi Kőtelken lakunk Szolnoktól északra a tisza mentén 35 Km-re. Ha rólunk érdeklődött írjon E-mailt a fenti címre.


Ifj. Zelei Lajos
24/05/2005, 02:05:27
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Zelei Lajos: Mezőkövesdi
Los -a-t- warrior -d-o-t- hu
Elnézést nem vagyok regisztrálva.
24/05/2005, 02:13:01
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pásztói: Re: Mezőkövesdi
Minden érdekes lehet amíg valamit nem lehet kizárni. Kérem írja meg az adataikat.
üdv
K. Péter
kriston kukac globonet.hu
03/06/2005, 10:41:58
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mycomputer: Re: Zelei surname
Hi Beth!

This link hungarian online phonebook for ZELEI:
http://www.tudakozo.t-com.hu/main?rand=2068959356228006875

About me:
I'm living in Hungary, Nyíregyháza
My name: Attila Zelei
Father's name: Gyula Zelei jr.
Grandfater's name: Gyula Zelei sen.
My parent was born and living in Hungary, Nagyhalász
Sorry, there's died, so yet not support to searching.
Goodby, good luck!
12/06/2006, 08:51:08
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mycomputer: Re: Zelei surname
sorry!
the working link:
http://www.tudakozo.t-com.hu
12/06/2006, 08:53:38
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SZelei: Re: Zelei surname
Hi Beth.

We are a Zelei family in California with roots from Ohio back To Hungary. There are 15 Zelei family members out here and we are related to about 30 Zelei family members in Ohio. We are trying to continue to locate our ancesters in hungary as well. I will keep you all in the loop with any findings and hope you can do the same for me.
Thank you,
Stephanie
27/09/2006, 20:08:35
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Greta Zelei : Re: Zelei surname
Hi,
My name is Greta Zelei. I live in Hungary, in Ózd. My father Pal Zelei.
My grandfather Andras Zelei. He's brother your father.

Greta
29/03/2008, 14:02:14
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Greta Zelei : Re: Zelei surname
Hi,
My name is Greta Zelei. I live in Hungary, in Ózd. My father Pal Zelei.
My grandfather Andras Zelei. He's brother your father.

Greta
29/03/2008, 14:02:36
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Greta Zelei : Re: Zelei surname
Hi Sharon,
My name is Greta Zelei. I live in Hungary, in Ózd. My father Pal Zelei. My grandfather Andras Zelei. He's brother your father.
Is your mother Jean?
They often are in Hungary, in Kazincbarcika.

Greta
29/03/2008, 14:12:24
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Greta Zelei : Re: Zelei surname
Hi Sharon,
my name is Grta Zelei. I live in Hungary, in Ózd. My father Pal Zelei. My grandfather Andras Zelei. He's brother your father. Is your mother Jean?
They go every year to Kazincbarcika.

Greta
29/03/2008, 14:18:33
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Greta Zelei : Re: Zelei surname
Hi Sharon,
my name is Grta Zelei. I live in Hungary, in Ózd. My father Pal Zelei. My grandfather Andras Zelei. He's brother your father. Is your mother Jean?
They go every year to Kazincbarcika.

Greta
29/03/2008, 14:19:43
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Greta Zelei : Re: Zelei surname
Hi Sharon,
my name is Grta Zelei. I live in Hungary, in Ózd. My father Pal Zelei. My grandfather Andras Zelei. He's brother your father. Is your mother Jean?
They go every year to Kazincbarcika.

Greta
29/03/2008, 14:20:06
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FL: Re: Zelei surname
Zelei - Zele - Zelle i - Szelei: it is a Hungarian surname. The first datum is: 1517 Emerico Zeley.
Alsózellő is a village in county Nógrád. The surname derives from: zellő-zelle i.
29/03/2008, 15:37:07
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husonyicamargó -a-t- freemail -d-o-t- hu: keresés
Zelei Barna még élő hozzátartozóit keresem.Nevezett a II.világháboru idején a Barczikai állomáson volt állomásfőnök,ahonnan Fülekre került szintén állomás-
főnöknek.Itt érte meg a nagy bombázást!További sorsa,szakmai életutja ismeretlen.Minden segiséget
köszönök.
06/12/2010, 21:44:12
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Neil Brennan: Re: Zelei surname
My wife's granfather Istvan (Stephen) came from there about that time. The rest of the family followed in 1927, yoy can see what I have found on ancestery.com
22/06/2011, 22:16:33
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