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Jewish Families of Trakai District, Vilnius Province, Lithuania

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  • Bertha Barnett (1873 - 1953)
    Birth Recorded in Merkine in 1873 F35 MORGOLIUS Basha daughter of Isaak and Ginda - - Day 3 Month 12 Year 1873 25 of Kislev Merkine Trakai Vilnius - - LVIA/728/3/469
  • Leah Pailet (b. - c.1871)
  • Solomon Katz (1860 - 1941)
    According to family stories, Solomon was adopted by the Katz family of Merkine, whose eldest son had died. As an "eldest son" he would be exempt from the tzar's draft.
  • Khaim Frankel (1872 - d.)
    Birth in Merkine, Trakai, Vilnius, Lithuania on February 15, 1872 (18 Adar) of FREYNKIL, Khaim son of Avram and of Ester Brit on 25 Adar I by Avraam TREGER. Record: M6 2205026 / 4 764 LVIA/...

The purpose of this project is to document the Jewish families living in various towns in the Trakai district, Vilnius Province, Lithuania (then Russian Empire) in the 19th century.

Towns

Butrimonys

  • Sirota
  • Pailet
  • Finkelhor

Lodzieje

Merkine (Merech)

  • Godofsky

Nemunaitis

  • Bravmann
  • Breidbord (Reidbord, Bridberd)
  • Butrimovich (Shafer)
  • Finkel (Zhopovich)
  • Frankel
  • Gornovski (Shain)
  • Kaplan
  • Khazanovich
  • Mishtovski
  • Pruss
  • Rabinovich
  • Rukhovich
  • Shafer
  • Shapovich
  • Shibail
  • Sudvoiski (Sudov)
  • Zhupovich

Ratnycia

See Project on Frankel Family of Ratnycia and Merkine which gives a list of families from Ratnycia and Project on Holocaust victims from Ratnycia and Druskininkai

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