Re: Kiev Gubernya Voters Duma List database #general
David Schreiber asked some good questions about the information he found
in the Duma Voters List, one of the many databases within the JewishGen
Ukraine Country Database.
David...every JewishGen database is well defined...go to
and read about the history of Kiev Gubernya, the Duma Lists, the
meanings of the columns, the sources ...and you will get all your
To be more specific, the information you requested is listed as:
Qualifications: The qualification(s) for inclusion in the voters'
"Apt.tax" means "Apartment Tax"
"Prom.Nal" means Promyshlennyi Nalog (Industrial Tax)
"Vesovshchik zh.Dor" means Vesovshchik zheleznoi Dorogi (Weighter for Rail
This column may also contain the value of property, apartment taxes or
commercial documents, in rubles; as well as other qualifications for
insertion in the list;
Town of Residence: The location of real property, or category of
eligibility, or residence.
Cvol means volost (sub-district).
The Type of Locality (type of inhabited place) sometimes follows, in
The meanings of these abbreviations are:
Cg means gorod (town),
Cm means mestechko (small village),
Phyllis Kramer, NYC & PBG, Fla
PhyllisKramer1@att.net, researching (mostly Galicia):
STECHER, TRACHMAN,>from Zmigrod,Dukla, Krosno
KRAMER, BEIM, WISNER >from Jasienica
SCHEINER, KANDEL, SCHIMMEL >from Strzyzow, Dubiecko
LINDNER, EICHEL >from Rohatyn(also Iasi, Romania)