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Jewish Families from Solotvyn, Ukraine

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  • Sarah Sobel (c.1901 - c.1943)
    Sarah Sara SOBEL, née WEINRAUCH. b. circa 1901/1905?, Solotwina - d. circa 1943, Stanislawow?, HOLOCAUSTcf. Yad Vashem Pages of Testimony submitted for family ... Sobel nee Veinraukh was born in Solotw...
  • Wolf OLIVER (c.1909 - 1952)
    GEDCOM Note ===Arrives with brothers Meilech and Abraham. One brother is still in Polandwitnesses for naturalization petition: Abe Schwartz; Rose Weber (i.e. brother-in-law and sister)
  • Tillie OLIVER (1904 - 1971)
  • Anna OLIVER (1896 - 1981)
  • Frances OLIVER (deceased)

This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Solotvyn, Ukraine also known as Sołotwina, Slotvina, Solotvin, Solotvyn, Solotvina, and Zolotvina. It is located in the SW corner of Ukraine in Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast district - click here for the google map link:

There is a kehila site for this town at jewishgen:

There is also an entry on the Gesher Galicia website as well

Where Solotwina is Located

When it was founded, Solotvyn was part of Galicia which was part of the Austro-Hungarian empire. Invaded by Russia in WWI it fell on hard times. It was part of Poland between the World Wars. After WWII it was Russian and in modern times it is in the SW corner of Ukraine

Events duing the Holocaust that were relevant to Solotwina Jews

1. In October-December 1941 about 2,500 Jews from Solotwina, Lanczyn and Jaremcze were transferred to Nadworna city and shot to death

2. After the murder operation of May 5, 1942, 2 Jewish medical personnel remained and their families (6 persons) remained in Solotwina.The Zussman family and the Tieger family. Zussman was a pharmacist and Tieger was a doctor.

3. In April 1943 the 2 families were arrested and shot to death by Germans with the assistance of local Ukrainian policemen in the Jewish cemetery in Solotwina.

4. Between March and December 1942 about 20,000 Jews from Bohorodczany, Wojnilow, Halicz, Tysmienica, Tlumacz, Kalusz, Jezupol, Lysiec, Nadworna, Ottynia, and Solotwina (Stanislawow District) were shot to death in the Stanislawow Jewish cemetery and Rudolf's mill in the city.

5. The remaining jews from the Jewish ghetto were taken to Belzec concentration camp.