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  • Ukraine

    Ukraine =FamilySearch Genealogy Research Groups are resources where individuals can post specific genealogical questions or translation requests regarding a country or region in the world. The community consists of individuals who wish to collaborate and help one another find answers. To find a research group, you can go to one of two places:1. FamilySearch Community: found on the FamilySearch ...

  • Memorial: USSR political terror victims

    ❢IMPORTANT❢==Do not start adding random people to this project. It helps nobody and will quickly turn it into some sort of flame-war regarding who belongs and who doesn't. Please read the goal of the project below. After you understand what the project is about and you want to add relevant people, please make sure that you inform Volodya Mozhenkov , so that profiles are not duplicated.==About==...

  • 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...

  • Jewish Communities of Galicia

    This project is an "Umbrella Project" for all of the Jewish Communities of Galicia (now Western Ukraine and Southeastern Poland). See the examples for Krakow , Lemberg , Przemyśl , Tarnopol , and Tarnow . and Daleshowa ( Jewish Communities (Shtetls) of Ukraine )>Please feel free to add more towns or create town projects for these towns and add them to this page. Then add public profiles to the ...

  • Kharkiv, Kharkiv Oblast, Ukraine

    Kharkiv (Ukrainian: Харків, also known as Kharkov ) is the second largest city in Ukraine. In the northeast of the country, it is the largest city of the Slobozhanshchyna historical region. Kharkiv is the administrative centre of Kharkiv Oblast and of the surrounding Kharkiv Raion, though administratively it is incorporated as a city of oblast significance and does not belong to the raion. The ...

  • Jewish Families of Kolomea / Kolomyja, Ukraine

    =Background== Kolomea (or Kolomyya; Pol., Kołomyja; Ger., Kolomea, Colomea), city on the Prut River in Ukraine. Jews first settled in Kołomea, then part of Poland, at about the turn of the sixteenth century. Although many were murdered and the community was destroyed during the Khmel’nyts’kyi massacres of 1648–1649, the Jewish population quickly reestablished itself and numbered more than 1,000...

  • Austro-Hungarian Jews

    This project is here to give us a greater insight into the lives of our ancestors from across the empire and to help us work together to find our common roots. List of Austro-Hungarian Jews Wikipedia>===Famous People Sigmund Freud : Father of Psychoanalysis. Theodor Herzl : Father of Zionism. Stefan Zweig : Novelist, playwright, journalist, biographer. Franz Kafka : Novelist.

  • Lvov Ghetto

    The Lviv Ghetto or the Lwów Ghetto (also known as Lvov or Lemberg Ghetto , Polish: getto lwowskie) was a World War II ghetto set up in the city of Lwów (now Lviv, Ukraine) on the territory of Nazi-administered General Government in German-occupied Poland. It was one of the largest Jewish ghettos established by Nazi Germany after the joint Nazi-Soviet invasion of Poland. The city was a home to o...

  • Kyiv or Kiev[a]

    Kyiv or Kiev (Ukrainian: Київ) is the capital and most populous city of Ukraine. It is in north-central Ukraine along the Dnieper River. Its population in July 2015 was 2,887,974 (though higher estimated numbers have been cited in the press),[ making Kyiv the seventh-most populous city in Europe.

  • Zwerdling family tree research project

    The extant Zwerdling lineages all appear to descend from the sons of Tobias Zwerdling (b. 1781; d. 30 August 1855, Brody). Y-DNA E-M35 Y-DNA matching suggests the Zwerdling line goes back to Brody-Tarnopol about 1760 and by 1700 is from West Germany or the Netherlands. Feel free to get in touch if you have any connection to this family.

  • Nobility of Galicia (Eastern Europe)

    The gentry of: * the Principality of Halych ('Red Ruthenia') of the Kievan Rus' (1124-1199) and its predecessors* the Principality of Galicia-Volhynia (1199-1340)* the territory divided between the Kingdom of Poland and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania during the Galicia-Volhynia Wars (1340-1392)* the Belz ( województwo bełskie ) and Ruthenian voivodeships ( województwo ruskie ), of the Polish Crow...

  • Jewish Families of Radomyshl, Ukraine

    This is a project for Jewish families from the town of Radomyshl (Yiddish: ראַדאָמישל, Russian: Радомышль, Ukrainian: Радомишль) in what is now the Zhytomyr Oblast of Ukraine. Before the establishment of the modern state of Ukraine, the town was part of the Kiev Governate of the Russian Empire, and later the Zhytomyr Oblast of the Ukrainian SSR. Radomyshl is situated on the left bank of Teteriv...

  • 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...

  • Jewish Community of Brody

    =Jewish Community of Brody= In celebration of the town of Brody , Austria, present day Ukraine, and the people who came from there, particularly those who died in the Holocaust. A city, where wisdom and wealth, Torah and understanding, commerce and faith are united - Nachman Krochmal , in a letter to Isaac Erter 1961 Please add your ancestors or heroes from Brody to the project. You can do so b...

  • Ukrainian Ancestors

    This project is to bring people with common Ukrainian connections. Due to the difficulty of searching for Eastern European records, it is a benefit for all of us with ties to Ukraine to have a resource like this for additional help. >> Any links, stories or historical references are welcome. * Jewish Records of Odessa, Ukraine * Jewish Ukraine * YIVO Archives re Ukraine * Ukrainian Jews' Fate I...

  • Jewish Families of Czernowitz-Sadhora-Storojinet, Bukovina

    The area around the city of Chernivtsi/Czernowitz in Bukovina, now in Ukraine, included many Jewish communities linked by history, commerce, and family. The major nearby communities were Storojinet in the southwest, and Sahdhora to the north, and several smaller Jewish communities were also nearby. This project seeks to help bring together the families with roots in the Czernowitz-Sadhora-Storo...

  • Royalty In The Family

    Trying to gather all my royal ancestors in one place. Direct ancestors only.

  • Jewish Communities (Shtetls) of Ukraine

    Jewish settlements in Ukraine can be traced back to the 8th century. During the period of the Khazar kingdom , Jews lived on the banks of the River Dnieper and in the east and south of Ukraine and the Crimea. The Kingdom was considered the most influential of the medieval period because of its economic and diplomatic standing. The Khazars, an ancient nomadic Turkic people who reached the lower ...

  • 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 Mishnow (now Mykhniz). One of the defen...

  • Jewish Families of Chorostkow (Khorostkiv, Ukraine)

    The purpose of this project is to identify and connect all of the Jewish families of the small town of Chorostkow. Chorostkow, now called Khorostkiv is located between Husiatyn and Kopyczynce, on the banks of the River Taina in the Ternopil Oblast of the Ukraine in what was once Galician Podolia. The village was granted the rights of a small town by local magnate named Siamianski who invited Je...

  • Croatian Diaspora

    Croatian Emigration indicates that of the Croatians who were reported to have "emigrated", at least 30% eventually returned to their homeland.* Hrvati izvan domovine / Croatians outside the homeland * Adresar trgovaca, obrtnika i drugih uglednijih pripadnika iz Hrvatske, Dalmacije i Istre nastanjenih u Americi, Africi, Aziji i Australiji iz popis hrvatskih družtava i hrvatskih novina u Americi]...

  • Jewish Families from Sokyryany, Ukraine

    This group focuses on the Jewish families of Sokyryany, Ukraine. ==Links==* Jewish Gen Town Finder Page * Sokyryany Google Groups

  • 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...

  • Jewish Families of Linitz (Illintsi, Ukraine)

    This genealogy project is for the Jewish community and descendants of Linitz, now Illintsi, Ukraine. Before the establishment of modern Ukraine, the town was part of the Ukraine SSR province of the Soviet Union, and before that the Kiev province of the Russian Empire. Alternative spellings include Illintsi [Ukr], Ilintsy [Rus], Linitz [Yid], Ilince or Ilińce [Pol], Lince, Lintz, Illinci, Iljinc...

  • 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...

  • Dworkis Families of Ukraine

    This project seeks to bring together all the Dworkis families of Ukraine, and related families, including those of Moldova/Bessarabia. Many of the Dworkis ancestors who emigrated in the early 20th century cited "Russia" as their birth country, since Ukraine was part of the Russian Empire at that time, so Dworkis families from Russia must also be considered as potential relatives of the rest. Th...

  • Jewish Families from Mogilev-Podolskiy - Ukraine

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Mogilev-Podolskyi, formerly in the Russian Empire, now Ukraine.== About Mogilev-Podolskiy ==Mohyliv-Podilskyi (Ukrainian: Могилів-Подільський, Russian: Могилёв-Подо́льский, Polish: Mohylów Podolski, Romanian: Moghilǎu/Movilǎu, Yiddish: מאָהילעװ‎) is a city in the Mohyliv-Podilskyi Raion (district) of the Vinnytsia Oblast ...

  • 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 of the Jews in Kupel made their living by buying...

  • Jewish Families from Uzhhorod, Ukraine (Formerly Ungvár, Hungary)

    This project aims to compile the names of all the Jewish citizens of Uzhhorod.Uzhhorod (Russian: Uzhgorod, Czech: Užhorod, Hungarian: Ungvár) is a city in western Ukraine. It is situated along the Uzh River just east of the Slovak border. For centuries Uzhhorod has been an important cultural, educational, religious, and economic centre of the Carpathian Mountains region.It was founded in the 8t...

  • Cucuteni-Trypillian Culture

    This project is for the Cucuteni-Trypillian Culture of Romania, Ukraine, and Russia.==Summary====Notables====Timeline====Links, references, and resources==*

  • Free Territory (Makhnovschina) — activists, anarchists, "leaders"

    Free Territory=Free Territory is sometimes also called Makhnovia or Makhnovschina (Ukranian: Вольная тэрыторыя (Махноўшчына)).This was a territory that organised life and operated on anarchist principles.=The project=The particular project is here to document the people involved in this struggle.=Important people=Of course, every person is "important". Listed here are those, without whom this p...

  • Przemysl Ghetto

    The Przemysl Ghetto is situated on the San River, in the former Lwow district of eastern Galicia. Today it is part of Podkarpackie voivodship. Before WW2 about 24,000 Jews lived in the town. The Germans entered the town for the first time on 15 September 1939. Repressions and humiliations, aimed at the Jewish population, started almost immediately. Around 20,000 Jews still lived in Przemysl at ...

  • Jewish Families of Strusov, Ukraine (Formerly Strusiv, Galicia, Austro-Hungary)

    Strusov is a very small town located in Ternopolskaya at 49º20 25º37, near Ternopil and 12 km from Terebovlya and 120 km from Chernovtsy. The cemetery is located at SW village, near entry from Buchach. Present town population is 1,000-5,000 with no Jews. The earliest known Jewish Community was 18th century. 1939 Jewish population (census) was 579. The last known Chortkovskaya Hasidic burial was...

  • Transnistria, "The Romanian Auschwitz"

    Transnistria was a geographic freak, but a historic reality. The name was coined by the Fascists to designate a territory of about 16,000 square miles, designated for the annihilation of Jews deported from Romania. It was an area situated in south-western Ukraine, between the River Dniester to the west, the River Bug to the east, the Black Sea to the south, and a line beyond the city of Moghile...

  • 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...

  • Jewish Families from Bershad, Ukraine

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from Bershad, Ukraine, also known as Bershad' [Rus, Ukr, Yid], Berschad, Barsad, Bersad', Berszad, Berșad [Rom], Berszada [Pol]. KehilaLinks - Bershad Ukraine SIG - Bershad BERSHAD, small town in *Vinnitsa district, Ukraine. Jews started to settle there at the end of the 16th century. They were butchered by one of the Cossack bands during...

  • Lutsk (Luck) Ghetto

    Lutsk is a city in Volhynia, the Ukraine and is situated on the river Styr, 470 km from Kyiv.During World War I the Jews suffered both from the armies and from war devastation, as the town changed hands several times and was occupied by Russian and German troops.Between the world wars the Lutsk community led a rich religious and cultural life as well as several social and medical organizations,...

  • Imigrantes Ucranianos ao Brasil / Ukraine Immigrants to Brazil

    O Brasil abriga hoje a maior comunidade ucraniana da América Latina, contando com mais de 1 milhão pessoas,[carece de fontes] entre ucranianos e descendentes, 80% deles vivendo no estado do Paraná. A Rússia é responsável por esse imigração devido aos conflitos com a Ucrânia desde o fim da União Soviética.==História da imigração==Os ucranianos formaram o segundo maior contingente eslavo a imigra...

  • Steinfeld family

    With this project we intend to find the earliest possible origin of the Steinfeld family name. Some of the starting family members of this project were born in Latvia, others in Ukraine etc. and their children generations later on moved to European countries like Norway, Sweden or Germany. Thus the search requires state and church register researches within these countries. Please feel free to ...

  • Locality Vinnytsia Oblast

    Vinnytsia Oblast (Ukrainian: Вінницька область, translit. Vinnyts’ka oblast’; also referred to as Vinnychchyna - Ukrainian: Вінниччина) is an oblast of Ukraine. Its administrative center is Vinnytsia. Population: 1,545,416 (2020 est.)

  • Zhytomyr Oblast, Ukraine

    Zhytomyr Oblast (Ukrainian: Житомирська область, translit. Zhytomyrs’ka oblast’; also referred to as Zhytomyrshchyna - Ukrainian: Житомирщина) is an oblast (province) of northern Ukraine. The administrative center of the oblast is the city of Zhytomyr. Its population is approximately 1,208,212 (2020 est.

  • Locality Poltava, Poltava Oblast, Ukraine

    Poltava is a city located on the Vorskla River in central Ukraine. It is the capital city of the Poltava Oblast (province) and of the surrounding Poltava Raion (district) of the oblast. Poltava is administratively incorporated as a city of oblast significance and does not belong to the raion. It has a population of 286,649 (2020 est.)

  • Kremenchuk , Kremenchuk Raion (district) in Poltava Oblast (province)

    Kremenchuk is an important industrial city in central Ukraine, stands on the banks of the Dnieper River. The city serves as the administrative center of the Kremenchuk Raion (district) in Poltava Oblast (province). Kremenchuk is administratively incorporated as a city of oblast significance administered by its own city council and does not form a part of the raion. Population: 219,022 (2020 est...

  • Кіровоградська область.

    "Кіровоградська область славиться природними диковинками і мальовничими панорамними видами, які часто стають окрасою портфоліо українських фотографів. Кіровоградщина розташувалася в самому центрі України, і раніше географічним центром країни позначали точку саме в цьому регіоні. У нашій добірці ви знайдете рекомендацію, куди ж поїхати в першу чергу, щоб відчути подих і атмосферу Кіровоградської...

  • Ukraine DNA has some kind of enigma?

    Representatives of the beautiful half of the Ukrainian people are at least three times older than men. The ancestors of modern Ukrainians came to these lands 20,000 years before the appearance of Trypillians. From the point of view of genetics, Ukrainians - inherited the genes of a separate, even more ancient people. Only Ukrainian women are the indigenous people of Ukraine. This feature of the...

  • Jewish Families of Makariv, Ukraine

    This project is directed towards Jewish families from the town of Makariv, Ukraine. Makariv (Макарів or Макаров) founded in 1550 is the administrative center of the Makariv Raion in the Kiev Oblast. In the 19th century and the early 20th century many Jewish families lived there. [ ].

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  • Stryj Ghetto

    This project is for the Ghetto of Stryj in the Lvov area.

  • Verlotzsky / Varlow / Hirsch

    Velvel Rubinov Verlotzsky (1871-1945) was the son of Reevan Verlotzsky and Tuba (Taube?) Mednikov (Mednikopff). He was born in Radomyshl, Zhitomer, Ukraine. He married Rissel Hirsch (1874-1959), who was the great niece of Tuba. They had seven surviving daughters: Sonia/Sophie (1895-1971), Nechama/Nora (1897-1984), Malke/Mollie 1898-1980, Nussi 1901-1983, Hana/Helen (1905-1991), Golde/Gertrude (...