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Porubka/Porúbka [pod Vihorlatom]

(Ördög-Poruba)

 

Porubka is a small village located in east Slovakia, slightly southeast of the town of Humenne.  We have very little information about this village.  If you would like to contribute knowledge or material about this village, please drop us a note.

 

Village Information

Village Links

Regional

 

1997 Topographical Map

Online Historical Book:

Below Snina Rock (1964)

 

Current Road Map

 
 

Current Topo Map #2

 
 

1925 Topo Map (1.4MB)

 
     

Highlights

Earliest Record 1451
2001 Population 660
1914 Population 464

7 Magyar, 456 Slovak; 431 Roman Catholic, 22 Greek Catholic, 7 Evangelical

Village Names Petitsche, Peticse, Petecse, Pcice

1451 Porupka, 1773 Porubka

Owners Originally in the Humenne Estate, then to the noble family Csáky.  Later, ownership passed to the noble family Andrássy.

 

History

 

Throughout history, the villagers were employed in agriculture and as woodsmen.

Source: Vlastivedný Slovník Obcí na Slovensku Bratislava 1977

 

1451 Porupka, 1773 Porubka. First mention in 1451. Situad by the Plava stream, it belonged to Humenné town. After it passed to Csáky, and in the XIX century, to the famous noble family Andrássy. During the History, its inhabitants were occupied in agriculture and as woodmen. Source: Roberto Cannoni, Italy

 

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Surnames

 

THANKS to George Dolnak for the Photographs (2004).

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Last Update: 05 July 2007  

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