JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Chotel in Lithuania #general
Monica asked about a town named Chotel noted on a manifest and said it
was near Kovno.
I used our wonderful JewishGen Communities database; began with the
search page at
I searched for HOTEL in modern Lithuania...and asked for distances >from
Could this be the town?
Gudeliai, Lithuania at 54 deg 43' N 23 deg 36' E ......17 mi SW of Kaunas
(Kovno) also known as Gudeliai [Lith], Gudel [Yid], Gudele [Pol], Gudelyay,
Gudeliai, Gudeliai Pirmieji Gudeliai
If I remember correctly, G is used as H in this language.
Phyllis Kramer, NYC & Palm Beach Gardens
VP, Education, JewishGen