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Chernigov Guberniya Jewish Neighborhood Data, 1839-1842 Acquire US

(ADDITION:  Please don’t contact me asking me to seek for your particular ancestral surname.  A hyperlink to the information are under, so you may seek for as many names as you need.  And sure, I had so as to add this due to the variety of private requests I’ve received–there are over 1000 pages right here!)

Two days earlier than the Russians invaded Ukraine, I had despatched cash to Chernihiv Archives to get information that I believed would include metrical (very important) information for the Nizhyn/Nezhin Jewish group.  As soon as the invasion occurred, I (understandably!) did not obtain the information.  So I used to be very stunned to get a current electronic mail letting me know that my information have been able to be downloaded.  And I used to be additionally stunned to see what was really on this (big) file.

A web page of household lists

I acquired over 1000 pages of what appears to be a number of totally different file units making use of to the Jews of Chernigov Guberniya from 1839-1842.  There are pages with household lists (primarily a census of these included).  There are pages of authorized information with individuals’s unique signatures which can largely be individuals asking for permission to stay in a specific place.  And there is extra.

Do you learn Russian extra fluently than I do?  Are you able to skim by means of these information to assist me (and others) perceive what the varied sections are on this big file?  Please remark under should you will help characterize the web page quantity the place varied sections begin.  (And should you see any Lefands talked about, plaese name these out too. 🙂 )  After which hopefully we are able to begin indexing these sections which can be of probably the most curiosity.

Chernigov Guberniya Jewish Neighborhood Data, 1839-1842 Acquire US Obtain US
Plenty of signatures….

 How do you see these photos?  Alex Krakovsky will probably be added them to his page shortly (replace: they’re now here).  However in the meantime, you may flick through them here.  And observe up with the feedback on this web page the place hopefully individuals will assist to characterize what’s on this big assortment of paperwork.You may like my web page on Fb:


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