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Jalová (Jarmos)


Photo Credit: Jim Nickel, 2003

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Wooden Church - from

Reference in Wooden Church book from Folk Museum of Ukrainian Culture at Svidnik

Online Historical Book:

Below Snina Rock (1964)


1914 Zemplin County Map (714KB)


First Mentioned


2001 Population  1 Rusyn,  0 Ukrainian,  105 Other 69 Orthodox, 33 Greek Catholic, 4  Other
1914 Population 87 Ruthenian, 87 Greek Catholic
Village Names Jarmos

1568 Jelowa, 1773 Jalowe, 1786 Jalowa



It was first mentioned in 1568 as a possession of the Humenné estate. In the 17th century it belonged to the noble family Révészov.  In the 19th century, it was owned by the noble Benyovszky family. Throughout its history, its residents were employed as wood-workers and as coalmen.

Source: Vlastivedný Slovník Obcí na Slovensku Bratislava 1977


1568 Jelowa, 1773 Jalowe, 1786 Jalowa. It is mentioned, for the first time, in 1568 as a possession of Humenné town. In XVII century belonged to nobles Révészov and in XIX to nobles Benyovszky. During the History, its inhabitants were occupied as wood-workers and as coalmen.  Source: Roberto Cannoni, Italy




Greek Catholic Church: St. George (Juraj) veľkomučeník 1792 (L, KP), The church is affiliated (managed) by the church in Stakcin

- Wooden Church (original), Gothic/Baroque built 1831.  Closed.  Appears to have been replaced.


Jalova, Slovakia

Credit to Greg Chubak, 2003

Jalova, Slovakia

Credit to Greg Chubak, 2003

Jalova, Slovakia, Wooden Church

Credit to Greg Chubak, 2003

Jalova, Slovakia

Credit to Greg Chubak, 2003




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