Ukraine SIG September-October update

1) During September & October, 2014, Ukraine SIG received the following:
  • Translations of scanned vital records (material still needs to be proofread before submitting it to JewishGen for inclusion in the JewishGen Ukraine Database) from FHL film 2192583 items 17 (124 births for 1861) 18 (33 marriage records from 1862), 19 (68 death records for 1862), 21 (48 death records for 1863).
  • Translation of a list of 177 people killed in pogroms from 1918-1921 and buried in a mass grave in Fastov.
2) In September, we submitted 7,250 death records to the JewishGen Ukraine Database from: 
  • Priluki 1856, 1857, 1864, 1865.
  • Mogilev-Podolsky 1844.
  • Zaslav 1848, 1849, 1850, 1851, 1853, 1854, 1855, 1856, 1857, 1858, 1859, 1860, 1861, 1862, 1863, 1864, 1865, 1867, 1868, 1869, 1870, 1871, 1872,1873, 1874, 1875, 1876, 1877, 1878, 1879, 1880, 1881.
  • Zinkov 1839, 1849, 1850.
3) We acquired vital records images of book number 1162-1-3a from the Kiev archives. They include the following information:
  • Koshevata [now Kivshovata] 1847 births, 1847 deaths, 1849 births, 1851 births.
  • Stavyshche 1847 births, 1847 "community book."
  • Tarashcha 1846 births, 1846 marriages and divorces, 1847 births, 1847 deaths,1847 divorces, 1847 marriages, 1848 marriages, 1849 births, 1849deaths.
  • Zhashkov [now Zhashkiv] 1851 births.
  • Zhyvotiv [now Novozhyvotiv] 1851 marriages.
4) We received scans of the following FHC films:
  • Kersh 2009923 item 4 (158 images of vital records 1880-1884).
  • Priluki 2423896 items 7-20 (888 images of vital records 1885-1889).
  • Cherkassy 2289402 item 6 (153 images of marriages 1875-1878).
  • Cherkassy 2289403 items 1-6 (732 images of births 1837-1853 and deaths 1837-1849).
  • Cherkassy 2289407 items 1-3 (338 images of births 1885-1895).
  • Cherkassy Towns 2289407 item 7 (Gorodishche:14 images of marriages 1916; Orlovets: 187 images of births 1892-1911, marriages 1891, 1902,1907; Vyazivok: 29 images of births 1894, deaths 1902).
5) We are continuing to translate:
  • A 1913 business directory of the southwest provinces of the Russian Empire (so far we have translations of Mogilev-Podolsky,Kamenka-Podolia, Talnoye).
  • The list of people who relocated from Courland to Kherson in 1837 and 1840.
6) We are proofreading
  • 2361 records of ship manifests from Pereyaslav, Vishnevets, Shumsk, Verbovets, Poninka, Zenkov, Zinkov.
  • 414 records of marriages from Zinkov, Mogilev Podolsky, Priluki.
  • 1930 records of births from Nikolayev and Priluki.
7) We have begun two new fundraising projects to acquire and translate records for:
  • An 1875 conscription census which includes Zinkov, Letichev and Volkovintsy.
  • Indexes of vital records from Balta.
8) Our cooperative mapping venture with Yahad in Unum is well underway!
  • 39 town maps have been linked to their site and they are linking to our town pages. 
  • We now have 16 active KehilaLinks sites corresponding to those 39 towns, and they are being linked to Yahad in Unum as well. 
9) (drumroll please!) we have just received 25,900 pages of documents (22.5 GB) from CAHJP, which include census records, voters lists, resident lists, and more! The information covers:
  • Kremenets
  • Shumsk
  • Belozirka
  • Shepoval
  • Uman
  • Ladyzhinka
  • Kiev
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Wishing you the best of luck with your research, 
Warren

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