In 1867, there were 34 military recruiting stations in the county Abauj in Hungary. In 1869, Jablonca had nearly 18 soldiers in it's meager population. The 1869 Hungarian census lists the soldiers that served Independent Hungary in the "absence" or "notes" columns at the end of each individual information row. Sometimes the family's soldier was listed as "away"; sometimes they were listed as a retired or as a "home guard" soldier. In the 1869 census of Jablonca, the enumerator listed the soldiers as "HONVED". The word "honvéd" means "the soldier who save our country".