Three crosses (+++ or xxx) can be often seen in the parish books together with a name - of a godparent, witnesses, father of a bride or groom... What are these three crosses? And what they mean?
Thursday, November 11, 2021
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Most people know Halloween and All Saints' Day - but for people in the Czech Republic is much more important third day of these celebrations - All Souls' Day (Dušičky in Czech). That's the day when people visit cemeteries and remember dead family members and friends.
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When you are searching for a family in Bohemia or Moravia and you don't know where the family was from surname often helps. There are ...
There are tens of occupations mentioned in Czech registries. I have prepared a list of those most common occupations in four languages, Cze...