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Sterkovce (Sterkocz)

Photo Credit: Alan Toy, 2003

 

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Below Snina Rock (1964)

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1914 Zemplin County Map (714KB)

 

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Highlights

Sterkovce is a small hamlet about 5KM southeast of Medzilaborce, Slovakia and 5 Km from the Poland border.

First Mentioned  
2001 Population Incorporated into Cabalovce
1914 Population n/a
Village Names Sterkocz

History

Sterkovce belonged to the landowners of the Čabalovce village. Its inhabitants suffered fevers and  in 1694 it was almost entirely depopulated. In the 18th century it was repopulated by the new owners, the nobleman Szirmay. In 1787 it had 41 houses and 280 inhabitants, in 1828 39 houses and 298 inhabitants.

Source: Vlastivednę Slovník Obcí na Slovensku Bratislava 1977

 

Čabalovce (+ Sterkovce) : 1494 Chabaloch, 1773 Csabalowcze (1494 Zterkocz). Situated near the Vilšava stream tributary of Laborec river. Čabalovce is mentioned in 1494 as part of feudatory MikulᚠBakóczy (Miklós Bakóczy in Hungarian) ‘s dominions. After it passed to Erdődy noble family. In the XVIII century it belonged to Hadik-Barkóczy noble landowners. In 1715 had 18 houses inhabited and 11 abandoned. In 1785 50 houses and 382 inhabitants. In 1828 49 houses and 361 inhabitants.

Sterkovce belonged to Čabalovce landowners. Its inhabitants suffered fevers and  in 1694 it became almost depopulated. In the XVIII century it was repopulated by the new owners the nobles Szirmay. In 1787 it had got 41 houses and 280 inhabitants, in 1828 39 houses and 298 inhabitants.   

Source: Roberto Cannoni, Italy

 

 

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"Downtown Sterkovce"

 

Beekeeper's home

 

Photo Credit: Alan Toy, 2003

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