Uchanie Project at the Zamosc PSA Archives #general


m.steinberg@...
 

Dear Fellow Researchers,

The Jewish Records Indexing - Poland project is happy to announce
that indices to the Jewish vital records of Uchanie, from
1866-1901, - not filmed by the LDS (Mormons)-have been indexed by
the JRI-Poland team in Warsaw as part of the Zamosc Polish State
Archives (PSA) Project.

Uchanie, which can be found at latitude 50 54' longitude 23 38',
is currently located in the Province of Lublin in
south-eastern Poland, 22.8 kilometres WNW of Hrubieszow, in the
Zamosc area. Other towns in this area include, Wola Uchanska,
Kolonia Wladzin,Wladzin, Pielaki, Drohiczany, Roziecin, Majdan
Nowy, Nowy Majdan, Kolonia Staszic, and Kolonja Staszie, to name
a few.

*Summary of Uchanie record indexed*

There are more than 1250 records that have been indexed as part
of this project. The types and years of records are as follows:

Births
1866, 1877, 1880-1886, 1889, 1891-1901

Deaths
1866, 1881-1886, 1889, 1891-1901

Marriages
1866, 1881-1882, 1884-1886, 1889, 1891-1901

Births: 680

Grooms: 137

Brides: 147

Deaths: 302

Total: 1256

*Surnames found in the new indices*

These are the most common surnames found in the Uchanie indices.
(Number of entries follows the name)


KLAJNER 43 SZAFRAN 41 KUCZER 36 BECHER 33 AJZEN 31 EJNES 23
GAMER 23 LERER 23 BIRMAN 22 LEMPEL 21 KAC 17 PAPIR 17
ALTER 16 GOJCHMAN 16 BRANDT 15 FRAJMAN 15 NUDEL 14 DANCIG 12
SZTAJN 12 GRYNBERG 11 JUNGMAN 11 MEJL 11 KUPERMAN 10

A list of all surnames appearing in the Uchanie indices is now
online at:

http://www.jri-poland.org/psa/uchanie_surn.htm

If you would like to know the number of times any surname
appears in the new indices or more about the Uchanie project,
please contact me at: m.steinberg@utoronto.ca

Many other towns in the Zamosc area are part of this project. If
you are interested in any other town in the Zamosc area, please
contact Kirsten Gradel, Zamosc Archives Project Coordinator at:
kmgradel@dadlnet.dk

Best wishes,

Moshe Steinberg, Vancouver, CANADA
Uchanie Town Leader
Zamosc PSA Project,
Jewish Records Indexing - Poland

m.steinberg@utoronto.ca

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