Slovakia, Census, 1869 (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Record Description
Record Type: Census Records
Collection years: 1869
Languages: German, Hungarian
Title in the Language: Slovensko sčítanie ľudu, 1869
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Bytča, Banská Bystrica, and Nitra Regional Archives

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