Genealogy Projects tagged with ukraine on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Royalty In The Family

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

  • Jewish Communities of Galicia - קהילות היהודים בגליציה

    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 t...

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • 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 Any links, stories or historical references are welcome.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 Jew...

  • 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 lowe...

  • 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...

  • Jewish Community of Brody - קהילת יהודי ברודי

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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 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...

  • 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 cit...

  • 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 Ameri...

  • 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 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 ...

  • Cucuteni-Trypillian Culture

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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 imig...

  • 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...

  • 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, withou...

  • Lvov Ghetto גטו לבוב

    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 ...

  • 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 (...

  • 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 a...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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 organiza...

  • Stry Ghetto

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