Re: Rechitsa Geography Questions #belarus


Vcharny@...
 

Yes, it is correct.

Just to add: registration in most cases happened during revisions or similar
ocasions. What means - not often.

Sagnificans of "NN meshchanin" or something like this in documents for
official use was not only to show where the person was born, but specify his/her
rights that depended in Russia on social status, gender, age, religious
affiliation, occupation, registered residence, relation to military service, etc.

Jews >from different Gubernia with all other social characteristic the same
could have different rights.

Vitaly Charny
Birmingham, AL

In a message dated 7/19/2005 1:58:54 AM Central Standard Time,
belarus@lyris.jewishgen.org writes:
Subject: Re: Rechitsa Geography Questions
From: Gladys Friedman Paulin <gp21603@pegasus.cc.ucf.edu>
Date: Sat, 16 Jul 2005 20:35:58 -0400
X-Message-Number: 1

Rechitsa was an uezd (district) in Minsk guberniya (province).

To my knowledge, Nezhin was not in Rechitsa uezd. However, Jews were
registered
in the town they came >from and may have had permission to live elsewhere
without
changing their official registration.

Gladys

Gladys Friedman Paulin, CGRS
Winter Springs, FL

Editor "OnBoard, Newsletter of the Board for Certification of Genealogists"

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