JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Searching Smolowicz / Smolevichi and MATUSEWICZ #general


bette_sscf <bette_sscf@...>
 

Mariann Littell wrote:
< I am looking for any information on the town of Smolowicz in Belarus.
< My Grandfather built a flour mill there in the late 1800's to early
< 1900's. It was built on a river to take advantage of the water
< power. The family I am looking for is MATUSEWICZ. One part of the
< family had a large house and a large family in Smolevichi. The other
< part of the family had a large truck farm and employed young girls to
< work in the field in Smolevichi. Any information would be very much
< appreciated. >

Suggestions and resources include:

JewishGen Gazetteer < http://www.jewishgen.org/Communities/LocTown.asp >
[abbreviated URL is http://tinyurl.com/3uvlvs - MODERATOR] Smolevichi
was in Borisov district Minsk Gubernia Russia before WWI, in Belarus
SSR Soviet Union between wars, and is now Smalyavichy, Belarus.
Coordinates 5402 2805 located 23 miles ENE of Minsk and 21 miles SW of
Barysaw (Borisov).

JewishGen Family Finder < http://www.jewishgen.org/jgff/ >
List yourself as a MATUSEWICZ >from Smalyavichy, Belarus researcher and
contact other Smalyavichy and Matusewicz researchers.

JewishGen Belarus SIG < http://www.jewishgen.org/Belarus/ >
Become a member of Belarus SIG, subscribe to Belarus SIG Digest and search
Belarus SIG databases and website.

Slownik Geograficzny Krolestwa Polskiego (SGKP) (Geographical Dictionary of
the Polish Kingdom and other Slavic Countries) 1880-1902 vol X page 904
"Smolewicze" (Polish)
< http://dir.icm.edu.pl/pl/Slownik_geograficzny/Tom_X/904 >
[abbreviated URL is http://tinyurl.com/zlbjt5c - MODERATOR]

The Encyclopedia of Jewish Life Before and During the Holocaust:
Seredina-Buda - Z (NYU Press 2001) page 1204 "Smolevichi"
< https://books.google.com/bkshp?hl=en&tab=pp > (search Google Books)

Wikipedia < https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smalyavichy >
Smalyavichy is a city in Minsk Voblast, Belarus, capital of the Smalyavichy
Raion. It is situated by the Plisa River.

Smalyavichy Raion official website "Geography of Smalyavichy Raion"
(Russian)
< http://smolevichi.minsk-region.by/ru/region/geogr >

Yad Vashem - The Untold Stories - The murder sites of the Jews in the
occupied territories of the former USSR " Smolevichi"
< http://www.yadvashem.org/untoldstories/database/index.asp?cid=552 >
[abbreviated URL is http://tinyurl.com/zmtk39e - MODERATOR]

Wikimedia Commons - "Smaliavicy" (23 photos)
< https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Smaliavi%C4%8Dy >
[abbreviated URL is http://tinyurl.com/zpgcckc - MODERATOR]

Wikimedia Commons - Ghetto Smalyavichy (17 photos)
< https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Ghetto_Smalyavichy >
[abbreviated URL is http://tinyurl.com/jsg98gj - MODERATOR]

Wikimedia Commons - History of Smalavicy (14 photos)
< https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:History_of_Smalavi%C4%8Dy >
[abbreviated URL is http://tinyurl.com/zhcxqkm - MODERATOR]

Wikimedia Commons - Jewish cemeteries in Smalyavichy (29 photos)
< https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Jewish_cemeteries_in_Smalyavichy >
[abbreviated URL is http://tinyurl.com/z8arfen - MODERATOR]

Wikimedia Commons - Coats of arms of Smalavicy
< https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Coats_of_arms_of_Smalavi%C4%8Dy >
[abbreviated URL is http://tinyurl.com/j5q5ym5 - MODERATOR]

Wikimedia Commons - Flags of Smalavicy
< https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Flags_of_Smalavi%C4%8Dy >
[abbreviated URL is http://tinyurl.com/hbutxdf - MODERATOR]

Good luck finding information about your MATUSEWICZ family and their flour
mill and farm in Smolevichi.

Bette Stoop Mas
USA

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