Genealogy Projects tagged with Belarus on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Minsk Ghetto

    The Minsk Ghetto was created soon after the German invasion of the Soviet Union. It was one of the largest in Eastern Europe , and the largest in the German-occupied territory of the Soviet Union. It housed close to 100,000 Jews, most of whom perished in The Holocaust. The ghetto was created soon after the German invasion of the Soviet Union and capture of the city of Minsk, capital of the Belo...

  • Locality Village Khmelevo, Brest district, Belarus (Chmielewo)

    Khmelevo The first written mention: 1565 Spelling variations:Хмелева Хмелево Chmielewo Chmieleva Хмелява Chmielieva Khmielieva Chmielewo Hmelevo Khmelevo. Brest Region on GEDmatch This group is for people who can trace their ancestry back to the Brest region, Western Belarus. genealogical research Regional project Brest Region I Districts of Brest Region The sixteen raions (distric...

  • Jews of Belarus

    This is an umbrella project for all of the projects related to the Jews of Belarus, plus some links to closely related discussions. "Belarus was once a major center of European Jews, with 10% of the population being Jewish. But since the mid-20th century, the number of Jews has been reduced by the Holocaust, deportation, and emigration, so that today it is a very small minority of less than one...

  • Mogilev Region (Belarus)

    Проект Белоруссия Области Брестская | Витебская | Гомельская | Гродненская | Минская | Могилёвская | Horki | | и город Минск не входящий ни в одну область.

  • November Uprising 1830-1831

    The November Uprising (1830–31), also known as the Polish–Russian War 1830–31 or the Cadet Revolution, was an armed rebellion in the heartland of partitioned Poland against the Russian Empire. The uprising began on 29 November 1830 in Warsaw when the young Polish officers from the local Army of the Congress Poland's military academy revolted, led by lieutenant Piotr Wysocki. They were soon join...

  • Belarus

    Belarus = Belarus Project on ftDNA + GEDmatch Ancestor Projects (Surname, Geographical, Historical Roots) Brest Region Belarus, officially the Republic of Belarus, is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe. It is bordered by Russia to the east and northeast, Ukraine to the south, Poland to the west, and Lithuania and Latvia to the northwest. Belarus covers an area of 207,600 square kilometres (...

  • Locality Minsk, capital of Belarus.

    Minsk (Belarusian: Мінск/Менск, Russian: Минск) is the capital and the largest city of Belarus, located on the Svislač and the Niamiha rivers. As the capital, Minsk has a special administrative status in Belarus and is the administrative centre of Minsk Region (voblasć) and Minsk District (rajon).

  • Place projects

    Place projects are projects on Geni that are focused of a specific geographical place or region. Places profiles are also the precursor to the upcoming Place Profiles feature.=Place project portals= Includes countries and kingdoms, and other top level place project. ==Geographical==* Australia * Canada * Europe** Al-Andalus ** Austro-Hungarian-Empire ** Belarus ** Czech Republic-Bohemia ** Croa...

  • Vitebsk Region

    Проект Белоруссия Области Брестская | Витебская | Гомельская | Гродненская | Минская | Могилёвская | и город Минск не входящий ни в одну область. Vitebsk Region or Vitebsk Oblast or Vitsebsk Voblasts (Belarusian: Ві́цебская во́бласць, Viciebskaja vobłasć,; Russian: Ви́тебская о́бласть, tr. Vitebskaya oblast is a region (oblast) of Belarus with its administrative center being Vitebsk (Vitsebsk)....

  • Locality Brest, Brest District, Brest Region, Belarus (Brest-Litovsk)

    Brest (Belarusian: Брэст, romanized: Brest, Russian: Брест, romanized: Brest,, Polish: Brześć; Lithuanian: Brasta; Ukrainian: Берестя, romanized: Berestia; Yiddish: בריסק‎, romanized: Brisk), formerly Brest-Litovsk (Belarusian: Берасце, Берасце Літоўскі (Брэст-Лiтоўск); Lithuanian: Lietuvos Brasta; Polish: Brześć Litewski, Yiddish: בריסק דליטא‎), Brest-on-the-Bug (Polish: Brześć nad Bugiem),Bre...

  • Beshenkovichi, Vitebsk Oblast, Belarus

    Documents pertaining to Beshenkovichi, Vitebsk Oblast, Belarus which was decimated by the Nazis in 1942.A Jewish community was established in Beshenkovichi at the beginning of the 17th century. In the period between the two world wars local Jews worked in crafts and small trade until the latter was forbiden at the beginning of the 1930s. In the area there were also more than one Jewish kolkhoz,...

  • Nekrich

    The Jewish family name Nekrich originates from the village Nekrashi next to Slutsk, Belarus. I invite the progeny to research the roots and establish connections. The Israeli branch changed their last name into “Shalev“, taking the phonological meaning of “Nekrich” as “not shouting”.I have started a family tree of Abram son of Itzka Nekrich, born in 1776 in Slutzk. It is based on revision lists...

  • Grodno Ghetto

    Grodno Ghetto was created by Nazi Germans in November 1941, in the city of Hrodna (Grodno), which was part of the Second Polish Republic until the Soviet invasion of Poland, and subsequently incorporated by the Soviets into the Belarusian SSR. Hrodna (German: Garten) was annexed by the Nazis to the Bezirk Bialystok district of East Prussia in the aftermath of the German attack on the Soviet Uni...

  • Granadier Families of Belarus

    This project brings together all families who have ancestors with the Granadier and variant surnames (Grenadier, Grenader, Granadir, Grand), who lived in what is now Belarus. This work will also tie in any families who are connected to the Granadiers by marriage.There are several large, well documented Granadier families from the region of the Pripyat River (southern Polesia ), particularly in ...

  • Holocaust in Oboltsy

    A project trying to restore the names of the holocaust victims of the village Oboltsy, Orsha district, Vitebsk region, Belarus.== History ==The town of Oboltsy, Tolochinsky district, has been known since the end of the 14th century. A brief history of the ancient Obolets can be found on Wikipedia. The landowner was the landowner Zaretsky. His estate consisted of two houses. Some rooms were loca...

  • Jewish Families of David-Horodok

    This project seeks to bring together descendants of those who once lived in the town of David-Horodok, located in what is now the Pinsk district of Belarus. Also spelled David-Gorodok and sometimes Davyd-Haradok on current maps. Much information about the town's history and residents can be found on the JewishGen KehilaLink at [ .] Families from David-Horodok live all over the world, with large...

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  • Jewish Communities of the Borisov District, Belarus

    This is an umbrella project, listing all of the sub-projects on Jews from towns in the Borisov uezd (county) of the Minsk District of Belarus. Our goal is to set up a project page for each of the communities, and include links to families from those communities on the particular project page. For a good example of what can be done, see [ TBD ].>* Shtetls of Belarus - Borisov JewishGen>* Borisov...

  • Locality Tiukhinichi, Brest district, Brest region, Belarus

    Tuchenicze is a village in the Brest district of the Brest region of Belarus. It is a member of the Motykal Village Council. Population 482 (2009) Regional project Brest Region I Districts of Brest RegionThe sixteen raions (districts) of the Brest Region are: Baranavichy District Brest District Byaroza District Drahichyn District Hantsavichy District Ivanava District Ivatsevichy District Kamene...

  • Locality Volhynia

    Volhynia ( Polish: Wołyń, Ukrainian: Волинь, romanized: Volyń, French: La Volhynie, Latin Lodomérie ), is a historic region in Central and Eastern Europe, situated between south-eastern Poland, south-western Belarus, and western Ukraine. While the borders of the region are not clearly defined, the territory that still carries the name is Volyn Oblast, located in western Ukraine. Volhynia has ch...

  • Stolin, Belarus

    This project seeks to increase cooperative research concerning past residents of the town of Stolin, Belarus (formerly part of the Russian and Polish Empires).> Please join us and feel free to add any relatives who were born in or lived in Stolin to the project.For more information on Stolin, visit >>>------------------------------------->>>=Karlin-Stolin Chasidim Rabbi Aharon the Great of Kar...

  • Voikhansky-Vaikhansky

    Goal: The goal of the Voikhansky Extended Family project is to identify and unite descendants. DNA tests have revealed obvious DNA matching and geographical patterns, aiding in family research and the joining of family trees. The Voikhansky family is extremely large due to the multiple marriages of Ber (Beryl) Berka Voikhahsky/Vaikhansky (b. 1824) and his son Solomon (b. 1824). Each were marrie...

  • Sporovo, Biaroza District, Brest Region, Belarus / Спорово, Березовский район, Брестская область, Беларусь

    This project seeks to increase cooperative research concerning past residents of the village of Sporovo, Biaroza District, Brest Region, Belarus .Please, add any profiles to the project for persons who was born or lived or died or was buried in Sporovo.______________________________Этот проект создан для совместных исследований о прошлом жителей деревни Спорово, Береза район, Брестская область,...

  • Jewish Families of Turov and Zhitkovichi, Belarus

    The towns of Turov (Turau, Turaw, Тураў) and Zhitkovichi (Zhitkovich, Zhytkavichy, Zytkowicze) are on either side of the Pripyat River, in the southern Polesia region, now in Belarus.The two towns are genealogically connected because some families had members in both, or even moved back and forth between the the two. Turov is one of the oldest cities in the area, is situated right on the south ...

  • Pińsk Ghetto

    The Pińsk Ghetto (Polish: Getto w Pińsku) was a World War II extermination ghetto created by Nazi Germany for the confinement of Polish Jews living in the city of Pińsk (now Pinsk, Belarus) in the eastern territory of occupied Poland. Pińsk was overrun by the Red Army in 1939 during the Soviet invasion of Poland and captured in 1941 by the Wehrmacht in Operation Barbarossa, when it became part ...

  • Notable Russian Jews

    The Russian Empire at one time hosted the largest population of Jews in the world. Within these territories the Jewish community flourished and developed many of modern Judaism's most distinctive theological and cultural traditions.Jews have been present in contemporary Armenia and Georgia since the Babylonian captivity. Records exist from the 4th century showing that there were Armenian cities...

  • Dereczyn Ghetto

    This Ghetto contained Jews from Dereczyn, Halinka and Kolonia--Sinaiska.The Ghetto was liquidated by the SS Death Squads - Einsatzgruppen on July 24, 1942 or 10 day of Av 5702.>>>>-------------------------->>> El Moley Rachamim Holocaust Prayer

  • Locality Village Chernavchitsy, Brest Region, Belarus

    The first written mention: XV * Spelling variations: * Чарнаўчыцы Чернавчицы Czarnawczyce Čarnaŭčycy Czernawczyce Chernavchitsy Czarnauczycy Czarniawczyce * Coordinates: * 52° 13'10.18"N, 23° 44'23.49"E * What to see:* Catholic church of the Holy Trinity ..* Orthodox church of St. Paraskieva Locality projects Brest Brest-Litovsk I Khmelevo Chmielewo I Chernavchitsy I Tiuchenicze I Vistychi I Ma...

  • Stolin Ghetto

    Stolin was occupied by the Germans from July 1941 to 1944. In August 1941, many Jewish refugees – especially women and children - from the nearby town of David-Gorodok came to Stolin. A ghetto was created in May 1942, surrounded by a barbed-wire fence. About 7,000 Jews lived in this small and unhealthy area, along the Bank River. The liquidation of the ghetto was conducted on September 11, 1942...

  • Korma, Kalinkavichy District, Belarus

    Корма (белор. Карма) — деревня в Зеленочском сельсовете Калинковичского района Гомельской области Беларуси. Этот проект создан для совместных исследований о прошлом жителей деревни Корма, Калинковичского района Гомельской области Республики Беларусь. Пожалуйста, добавьте в проект любые профили людей, которые родились или жили или умерли или были похоронены в деревне Корма. Местоположение:...

  • Locality Pinsk, Brest Region, Belarus

    Pinsk (Belarusian: Пі́нск; Russian: Пи́нск is a city located in Brest Region of Belarus, in the Polesia region, at the confluence of the Pina River and the Pripyat River. The region was known as the Marsh of Pinsk and is southwest of Minsk. The population is 138,415.

  • Slutsky Surname (Jewish)

    While the Slutsky families all initially came from Slutsk (Belarus), it appears there were three or four independent Slutsky families in Eastern Europe that have descendants throughout the world. This project is to help Slutsky descendants sort out which branch they are from and meet fellow Slutsky researchers.