Re: Russian, Ukranian or Moldovan Town Name? #ukraine

Phyllis Kramer

Robin posted:

I am trying to find a Russian/Ukrainian town or even a town in
Moldova. I found a note >from my grandmother's daughter-in-law and I
can't exactly make out the name of a town that she listed as to where
my grandmother was from. It may have been one of the following
spellings: Pitiosto, Pitiostiov, Pitiosti.

Indeed there is a town called Pite=C5=9Fti aka, Piteshty, Piteshti in
Moldava is not on the JewishGen community pages, as it
didnt have a significant Jewish population or institution around
1900...but the name sounds similar to your family stories.

You'll find a map on our gazetteer (which has all the towns of eastern
europe) at

I queried towns beginning with Pit, in moldava today...came up with
this location: 4630latitude, 2833longitude...

there was a nearby "jewish" town of Chimishliya, Cimislia, about 12
miles away, you might want to start with that Community Page.
happy hunting...

Phyllis Kramer, New York City, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla
V.P.Education, JewishGen Inc:
family web site:

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