Slovak Genealogy

It can be argued that the yearning to connect with one's past inevitably possesses every human being at one point in their life. Whether it be an outlandish fantasy about a possible royal pedigree or just a superficial exploration of one's roots - inquisitiveness about our ancestors is universal.

Questions dealing with genealogy almost always require tremendous amount of research and it is impossible for us to help with such specific requests. If you don't find the information you are looking for at this site, we probably don't have it. There are a multitude of genealogical resources on the web that are better equipped to deal with such questions and research. In most probability your endeavors will require to make trips to assess material first hand and which is not available on the internet. Consulting a certified, professional genealogist is an option we also recommend.

Here is a set of links and addresses specifically dealing with Slovak Genealogy:


Slovakia.ORG's Section on Slovak Americans
- a synopsis of Slovaks in America

Slovak Genealogical-Heraldic Society at the Matica Slovenska
- includes a listing of genealogists among a number of useful resources.

Cyndi's East European Genealogy Links
- probably the most comprehensive list dealing with genealogy

Michal Razus's Slovak and Rusyn Genealogy Site
- offering research in archives, ancestry tours, relatives search, multimedia portfolio design, translator and interpreter services

Other Contacts and Addresses

Slovak Genealogy Research Center
Ray Plutko, President
6862 Palmer Court
Chino, CA 91710

Archivna sprava Ministerstva vnutra SR
Krizkova 7
811 04 Bratislava
Slovak Republic
phone: +421-2-52496051, fax: +421-2-52494530.

Milan Sismis
Tajomnik Slovenskej genealogicko-heraldickej spolocnosti pri MS (Secretary of Slovak Genealogical-Heraldic Society at the Matica Slovenska)
Nam. J. C. Hronskeho 1
036 51 Martin
Slovak Republic