Settlements of HUNGARY
Village of Bodoló
Surnames: HALMY, Fáy
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Editor's Note: This material was provided by Peter Halmy.
My family was originally a well known noble family in the county Pest until the end of the XIV century. The family fled in 1540 to the Boldva river valley and lived in Bodoló, and later in Kosice.
Previously the only photo of the Fáy castle in Bodoló ( Fáy Péter was my grand grandfather).
Our residence was called castle by the local inhabitants. It was not big
really, but has lot of auxiliary buildings. I wrote our family history,
which contains much information, all written in Latin or Hungarian language.
My ancestors lived originally near Budapest, in county Pest. In 1540 they fled
to the region Boldva river. The castle was not built by them. It was built by
the family of my grandmother, the family Fáy. The Fáy family is a very old noble
famous family. Other nobles in the region : Vécsey (my grand-grandmother
Presently nobody from our family lives in Szepsi. The Halmy's are buried in the reformed cemetery in Szepsi.
Attached are photos Fáy graves in the old cemetery near the place of the castle. They are in Bodoló.
The "Castle" (Actually a Manor House)
Last Update: 06 July 2007