Genealogy Projects tagged with Shtetl on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Latvian Jews - יהודי לטביה

    Family Tree for all Jews in Latvia As a hobby, I hope to create a family tree for all Jews in Latvia, as far as I can go back. It started researching the family of my grandparents, I discovered how much Jews in Latvia linked among themselves. Up to now, as of 04/23/2011. I added over three thousand names of the Jews of Latvia, the work is still long, multi, I would be happy to cooperate wit...

  • Bilohorodka (Volhynia)

    Coordinates : 50°00'N 26°38'E Modern Region: Khmelnytski (Khmel’nyts’ka Oblast’) Country: Ukraine Town History Early 1600s: Jews in small numbers were present. Belogorodka then in the Kingdom of Poland. 1747: Blood Libel court case in Zaszlav regarding a murder that took place at the Zachaliska Inn, located on the main road between Belogorodka and Mish...

  • Kupel, Ukraine Virtual Shtetel

    Coordinates : 49°36' N, 26°31' E Modern Region: Khmelnytski (Khmel’nyts’ka Oblast’) Country: Ukraine Kupel (aka Kupil, Kippel) – Shtetl (village) located in Wolyn province of western Ukraine, 187 miles W/SW of Kiev. Population 4,333 in 1897 (2,727 Jews = 63%); app. 2,200 in 2012. Known to have had Hebrew publications as far back as 1796. “Many ...

  • Jewish Families from Barilov, Ukraine

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Barilov, Ukraine. JewishGen-Barilov Alternate names: Barilov [Rus], Baryłów [Pol], Baryluv, Baryliv, Barylov Region: Tarnopol The village of Baryliv / Barilov is situated in the north of Lviv region (Lviv Oblast ), near the borders of Volyn Oblast. It is105 kilometres from the regional center of Lviv...

  • Jewish Families from Baranów Sandomierski, Poland

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Baranów Sandomierski, Poland. KehilaLinks Gesher Galicia JewishGen Yizkor Book Virtual Shtetl History Baranów Sandomierski [baˈranuf sandɔˈmʲɛrskʲi] is a small town in southern Poland, in the Subcarpathian Voivodship, Tarnobrzeg County on the Vistula Rive...

  • 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 kolkh...

  • Dolyna, Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine (Dolina, Galicia) Portrait of the Shtetl in Transition

    I have started this project to give a forum for geni members who's ancestors came from the Shtetl of Dolina in the former Austro-Hungarian Province of Galicia ( now Dolyna, Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine, as distinct from Dolina-Janov). I have started with profiles of my father, uncle, grandfathers, and one grandmother who were born there. Collaborators are welcome to add names of other Doliners to h...