Where are the Kishes from?
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Kish ancestors, including the Kocsis, Német and Mészáros
families were all from northwest Hungary in the area where Györ
and Moson counties met. The map of the Hungarian kingdom below highlights
the county where my Kish ancestors lived.
of Hungary, pre 1920 (Györ county highlighted)
Below is a map of Györ county highlighting the towns and villages
where my ancestors lived.
The Kiss, Német, Dobos and Mészáros families
were all from the village of Hédervár, situated in
northern Györ county within a couple miles of the Danube river
and the present day border with Slovakia.
County, Hungary, circa 1913
||Mosonszentmiklós: My great-grandmother, Agnés Mészáros' parents István (b. 1859)
and Maria (b. 1864) were born and married in Hédervár,
but eventually settled in Mosonszentmiklós
Birthplace of Mári Mészáros, eldest child
of István Mészáros and sister of Agnés
/ Móriczhida: Birthplace of my grandfather, Dennis Kish' mother, Julianna
Pál (Dunasztpál) / Gyulamajor: Birthplace of Agnés
Mészáros. István and Maria Mészáros
lived here for five years before settling in Mosonszentmiklós.
of György Német, father of my great-grandfather, George Nemeth. Named Darnózseli
in present day Hungary.