Jewish vital records update from throughout cities and towns in Ukraine. Includes newly-discovered information and transfers from the local ZAGS offices to state archives.
New archive data added from the Central State Historical Archives in Lviv for numerous towns formerly located in Eastern Galicia and now located in Western Ukraine. These archive documents are known as Tabula Registers and deal with property and property ownership, including names of individuals and family members.
See sample documents.
Updated archive data added to the database relating to the transfer of Jewish metrical books from the USC Office (Urzad Stanu Cywilnego) in Warsaw to AGAD Archives in Warsaw. The updates are for birth/marriage/death records for towns formerly located in Eastern Galicia and currently within the borders of Ukraine.
New archive data added to the database from the Chernigov Oblast Archives, primarily resulting from the closing of the branch archive in Priluki and the transfer of the Priluki archive holdings to Chernigov.
New archive data added to the database from the Vinnitsa Oblast Archives, Central State Historical Archives of Ukraine in Kiev and Central State Historical Archives of Ukraine in Lviv.
New archive data added to the database from the Stefanyk Library, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Lviv
New archive data added to the archive database from the Central State Historical Archives of Ukraine in Kiev for the following towns/districts: Buki, Talnoe/Talnoye, Ladyzinka, Belaya Tserkov, Cherkassy, Gorodishche, Burty, Rotmistrovka, Matusov, Smiela, Moszny and Malin. The new data is primarily birth, marriage, death and divorce records along with some lists of leaders of the Jewish communities of the towns.
New archive data added to the database from the Chernigov Oblast Archives for the following towns/districts: Baklan, Berezna, Borzna, Borzna Poviat, Glukhov, Glukhov Poviat, Gorodnya, Gorodnya Poviat, Zlinka, Kozelets, Kozelets Poviat, Konotop, Koryukovka, Krolevets, Krolevets Poviat, Nezhin, Nezhin, Poviat, Novgorod Siverskiy, Novgorod Severskiy, Novozybkov, Novozybkov Poviat, Oster, Oster Poviat, Oster Region, Ponornitsya, Sednev, Snovsk, Snovsk Okrug, Sosnitsa, Sosnitsa Poviat, Sosnitsa Region, Starodub, Starodub Poviat, Surazh, Surazh Poviat, Chernigov, Chernigov Guberniya, Chernigov Oblast, Chernigov Okrug, Chernigov Poviat, and Churovichi.
Note: a few of these towns are within the current borders of Russia.
New archive data added to the database from the Volynsk Oblast Archives (in Lutsk) for numerous towns (too many to list).
New archive data added to the database from the Lviv Oblast Archives (property records) for towns within the current borders of Western Ukraine (too many to list) and Eastern Poland (Rzeszow, Przemysl, Rozwadow, Sanok, Krosno, Nowy Sacz, Tarnobrzeg, Lezajsk, Przeworsk, and Lancut).
New archive data added to the database from the Ivano Frankivsk Oblast Archives (army records, voter lists, Holocaust documents, Kahal records, property records, police files, lists by occupation, notary and local government documents, school records, immigration records and a few vital records). These records are for the following towns: Bogorodchany, Bolekhov, Bolshovtsy, Broshnev Osada, Bukachovtsy, Burshtyn, Chernelitsa, Delyatin, Dolina, Galich, Gorodenka, Gvozdets, Ivano Frankovsk (formerly Stanislavov), Kalush, Khotimir, Kolomyya, Knyaginichi, Kosov, Kuty, Lanchin, Lisets, Lomna, Marinopol (formerly Mariampol), Nadvornaya, Nikolayev (Mikolayev), Nizhnev, Obertin, Otynya, Pechenezhin, Pereginsko, Pistyn, Rogatin, Rozdol, Rozhnyatov, Skole, Snyatyn, Solotvina, Stryy, Stanislavov (formerly Ivano Frankovsk), Tatarov, Tlumach, Turka, Tysmenitsa, Verkhovina (formerly Zhabeye), Voynilov, Yablonov, Zabolotov, Zhidachov, Zhovten (formerly Yezupol), and Zhuravno.
Registrations for small towns and villages were done on a poviat (region) level and new archive data is available for the following poviats/regions: Bogorodchany, Dolina, Gorodenka, Ivano Frankovsk (formerly Stanislav), Kalush, Kolomyya, Kosov, Nadvornaya, Pechenezhin, Rogatin, Skole, Snyatyn, Stanislav (now Ivano Frankovsk) Stryy, Tlumach, Turka, and Zhidachov.
New archive data added to the database from the Poltava Oblast Archives, Lviv Oblast Archives, Vinnitsa Oblast Archives and Central State Historical Archives of Ukraine in Kiev.
New archive data added to the database from the Vinnitsa Oblast Archives (birth and recruit records for towns: Brailov, Voroshilovka,
Tyvrov, Stanislavchik, Zhmerinka, Strizhaka, Mizyakov, Pikov, Yanov,
Kalinovka, Yuzvin, Vinnitsa, Gorishkovka, Dzyunkov, Kopaygorod,
Knyazhe, Timanovka, Komargorod and Tomashpol).
New archive data added to the database from the Kiev Historical Archives for towns in Kiev Oblast and Cherkassy Oblast.