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Jewish families of Rahó (HU), Rachov (CZ), Rakhov (RU) Rakhiv

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  • Simon Erbszt (1921 - 1988)
    Reference: MyHeritage Family Trees - SmartCopy : Jan 25 2022, 20:58:49 UTC
  • Chaim Wieder (1874 - d.)
    " Alter Wieder, along with nearly his entire family, was murdered in the Holocaust. His youngest daughter and son survived. The daughter married and immigrated to America and had a daughter. Today, Alt...
  • Ella Freilich (aft.1916 - 2004)
  • Chaim Yaakov Rosenberg (c.1891 - d.)

Rakhiv    was part of the Kingdom of Hungary (11th century - 1920 and 1938-1944) with the name of Rahó    in the Máramaros megye (county) and Máramaros járás (district), next part of Czechoslovakia (1920-1938) with the name Rachov   in Podkarpatská Rus (Sub-Carpathia), then part of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic (1945-1991) with the name of Rakhov    and, since 1991, known as Rakhiv in the Rakhivskyi rayon (district) and the Zakarpats'ka oblast (county) of Ukraine.

Other spellings/names for Rakhiv are Rahău, Rachiw, Rachów, Akna-Rahó, Bocskó-Rahó, Bocsko Rachev, Rahov, Rahovo, Rakhovo and Rakhev.

Rakhiv is located sixty-two miles east of Khust (Huszt), seventeen miles north-northeast of Sighetu Marmaţiei (Máramarossziget), Romania.